December 14, 2011 6:00 AM

Fans and musicians grow tired of late-night shows

“Rock ’n’ roll doesn’t wear a watch or have a family.” That may be true, but too often the starting times for club shows are so late that people have ample reason not to go. We asked fans, musicians and club owners about the ideal clockwork for shows. If any consensus arose, it was this: Earlier may be better, but it’s not always possible.

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