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Good morning, City Desk readers, and welcome to another edition of Freedom Friday. We’re wrapping up our Summer Music Guide as I type, and I can assure you that it’s going to be a doozie—the kind of doozie you’ll likely keep on your coffee table from May 15 through September 1 as a quick reference to the summer’s most notable shows, from Baltimore to Richmond and everywhere in between.

William Saletan vs. John McWhorter and Stephen Colbert vs. Byron York, after the jump.

That’s it for me, good readers. Keep your eyes peeled for next week’s Summer Music Guide.