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On the summer solstice of 2019 the extended Warp family came together with online radio station NTS to celebrate the label's 30th anniversary. An unreleased Boards of Canada song was the first thing that we get to hear out of it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZYnw3GBAlU&feature=youtu.be With over 100 hours of original music programming, the weekend-long communion featured mixes, documentaries, live performances, film and sessions from...
Eddie Money has passed away following a battle with esophageal cancer and other health issues. The Money Family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this morning. It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our loving husband and father. We cannot imagine our world without him. We are grateful that he will live on forever...
Vampire Weekend headlined their first ever sold-out concert from Madison Square Garden last night, and they live-streamed the show on Twitter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85RPH9xPtjU Following the concert, the band announced a full 2020 tour giving fans plenty more chances to see the Father of the Bride songs live. Tickets are on sale now at LiveNation.com here. Scroll down to see the setlist of what they...
Dead & Company - Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer, and Bob Weir, with Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti - have added additional East Coast concerts to the band's "Fall Fun Run." The shows - Tuesday, November 5th and Wednesday, November 6th @ the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, NY, fall between Dead & Company's previously announced concerts at...
Last night's third and final show of the annual Phish Dick's Sporting Good Park three-night run in Denver is officially in the books. Read some notes on the show here. Our friend Fassbinder Photography was on hand to shoot all three shows and brought back this gallery of the final night. Scroll down to see the photos...
The Who came to New York for a show at Madison Square Garden last night, including songs with a full orchestra, and the band played a mini-set in the middle of the show that featured the band only as close to the "classic" lineup as possible. https://www.instagram.com/p/B15lBNJAbA7/ Check out the setlist from the show below and some photo and video highlights...
Last night marked the second night of Phish's annual Dick's Sporting Good Park three-night run in Denver, and the show itself was absolutely killer. Our friend Fassbinder Photography was on hand to shoot the show and brought back this gallery of the show. Scroll down to see the photos of Phish Dick's Night Two and stop back for the rest of...
Last night marked the start of Phish's annual Dick's Sporting Good Park three-night run in Denver, and the show itself was long front-to-back and somehow even referenced the prairie dog plague that forced a bunch of the plans to change as part of the show logistics. You can see the setlist and video highlights from the show here. Thankfully the...
Today, the NFL and Roc Nation announced the launch of Inspire Change apparel and Songs of the Season as part of their new partnership. Inspire Change apparel, a new social enterprise model, will fund and support Inspire Change programs across the country. Proceeds from this venture will support organizations committed to the key priorities of Inspire Change: education and economic...
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Kanye West’s "new" gospel and worship thing he does called Sunday Service is in Dayton, Ohio today to help support victims of the recent mass shooting there. You can tune in and watch it now.
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David Byrne has announced the launch of Reasons to be Cheerful, an online magazine focused on solutions-oriented stories about real problems being solved all over the world. reasonstobecheerful.world is where you can find it on the web. The site will publish stories "detailing real changes with measurable impact that are meant to inspire and uplift, written and edited by professional...
Umphrey's McGee has announced a brand new festival dubbed The Woodlands Fall Music and Arts Festival, set for Charleston, South Carolina, this upcoming November 8th and 9th, 2019. You'll get two full nights of Umphrey’s McGee plus they've got Big Something, CBDB, Empire Strikes Brass, Heather Gillis Band, Manic Focus, Runaway Gin, Spafford, Sunsquabi, The Movement, The New Deal,...
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Billie Eilish will perform an exclusive concert for SiriusXM and Pandora listeners on Wednesday, September 18 at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. The special and intimate concert will feature Eilish performing music from her critically-acclaimed, record-breaking, No. 1 debut album, WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?, including her first No.1 on Billboard's Hot 100, "bad guy," as...
Die Antwoord has been removed from the Riot Fest 2019 lineup in Chicago surrounding controversy surrounding a potential hate-crime that the members of the project were a part of. They've been replaced by the Wu-Tang Clan. https://www.facebook.com/RiotFest1/posts/10156772974998737?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARAw-E5_33M0a8vJRKiLbM77Ky8vxDiWdysGsOEdL-iVPJVep2VDsVCQH2AP_1_eW6C3dhtonAImt9InSMOZHXuxOWD3GHoHEuv4vfbi9wqssGHJDOlwf-CXB-F4UCdJZdOL04myY7UWAMVE-9dxTlSahkHXO006b2AiznrysMpFa-iliKUPNjRbFjqKgrSSyR9UaL2HpGzew8cKd_7UFKNsizM-rfIIA54OZrSYUpT-JSpSpq9KS3gtfSjFPHDpI3B3OazWQ1gKJN23Wku82S3HbFJjvEBdfHXzVpt7KRc10Bn4flf31gsM6qGearTR-u33b57bcZmo4g&__tn__=-R https://www.facebook.com/RiotFest1/photos/a.10150195259743737/10156774139613737/?type=3&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARCArRdGa-fPBp7i1u3mXa1gurcHsSyssQ1MSK3H06C4ls70EUCq3t26Shf788D7-AYbmwgIddu1OApqOpzzzyKleu49RmScVZ4atVT2_cyT6xR5QqFdGV0Jp_M6DWyNwxJgSZ-buaRcEVsTnQ1KxjHaFaG4Bp_xYUyQ14EGBaOUN9PnZFRLyLOQYZNbKHSLDzyu3WGN7vxllCdD17cotQ0O0Vl1WzhXMGZFfsxXmOhoFyNeWeRCiBkqmiGQ8CazYxoIIpkmBSTV8dM3ISo0HTHc8ZEtrMKa6a_ROYIPGHB9KnCChaTogEOj9fn42v_VD3ggyRSzqmm6Pj6lVAa9v4-Md0egyAiIvuYGfmXUXkP8&__tn__=-RH-R
Phish has confirmed some of the rumors flying around on social media following a public meeting in Commerce City, Colorado ahead of this year's Dick's Sporting Goods Park run: no camping AND no vending. Damn. Here's the band's official announcement: As you may have heard, there have been ongoing cases of plague in prairie dog colonies in the Rocky Mountain Arsenal...
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Headlined by Katy Perry, Norah Jones, and Mavis Staples, The David Lynch Foundation will be hosting their extraordinary "Silence the Violence" benefit concert in Washington, D.C. on October 11 to benefit 10,000 at-risk youth in the district. "I have been practicing TM for over nine years, and it has changed my life," says Katy Perry. "It is one of the...
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Bernie Sanders and Cardi B sat down at The TEN Nail Bar in Detroit to discuss the major issues facing our country. Check it out here.
On the evening of Tuesday August 13, 2019, Peter Murphy was rushed to a local New York City hospital due to shortness of breath and was unable to perform the evening's scheduled concert at Le Poisson Rouge. Early Wednesday morning, we were informed that Peter had suffered a heart attack. Aug 13: Lion Aug 15: Peter’s Solo Greatest Hits Aug 16: Mr Moonlight:Bauhaus Aug...
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard kicked off their Summer 2019 US tour with a show at Los Angeles' Greek Theatre. Check out full audio of the show plus some highlights and clips, not to mention the setlist. The band went on from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Check out some photos and clips from the coverage that has surfaced....
News just dropped that Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus have agreed to separate at this time after only about a year of marriage. This is obviously a big shocking revelation, the entertainment press "WOW!" of the moment, but it seems the musician was somewhat obvious about this a day or so ago when she photographed herself without her wedding...
"American boyband" BROCKHAMPTON has just released a new song and music video, this time "If You Pray Right" which is the second track off their upcoming GINGER LP. The video was directed by Kevin Abstract. The song follows last week's release "I Been Born Again" that came with a video directed by Spencer Ford. GINGER is the next chapter of BROCKHAMPTON's...
Metallica and San Francisco Symphony have announced a new S&M² film, showing when they reunited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their original S&M (Symphony & Metallica) show with S&M², filmed at San Francisco's new Chase Center. The film will be released on October 9th in theaters everywhere. Tickets on sale now from metallica.film. Watch the trailer below... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd6SycTT-NI&feature=youtu.be The original S&M concerts were...
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"From the excellent Summer Tour of 1991, featuring the dual keyboard attack of Vince Welnick and Bruce Hornsby, this Shakedown Street has a relentless drive and focus, typical of the Dead's performances during this era. This is from the Dead's first appearance at Chicago's Soldier Field." - David Lemieux
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For the collectors and the fans, and well anyone that still has a great and deep emotional connection to Kurt Cobain, the old school Nirvana concert video LIVE AND LOUD will be released for the first time as a digital live album and as a 2LP set pressed on 180-gram audiophile black vinyl. Also available will be a limited edition...
As always, Beyoncé creates new visuals stun, impress, and command attention like none other. For her collaborations and role in The Lion King movie, she just dropped a full new album called The Lion King: The Gift featuring a remarkable cast of characters. Check out the video below... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiqLtqMDrXQ
R. Kelly has been denied release on bond after his arrest in Chicago on Thursday, July 11 on federal sex trafficking charges, the Chicago Tribune reports.
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Questlove is best known for his achievements in the music world, but his interest in food runs a close second. His renowned Food Salons-where the country's best chefs cook for star-studded guest lists-are now legendary. At these salons, guests are always telling Questlove about their super-special secret recipes, which got him thinking: "Why not design an event where everyone...
Joe Russo's Almost Dead will be playing tomorrow night in Chicago at Northerly Island. They've just announced that they'll be broadcasting the show live via Nugs.tv, so head over there to order the webcast. They're saying it'll kick off at 5:31pm PDT.
New Beyoncé alert! The Lion King is due out on July 19th and ahead of that Beyonce has just released a new single called "Spirit" which you can now sample everywhere. Stream it below via Spotify. Hear it here via Amazon. https://open.spotify.com/track/1tC5WMSlsGDFfqnrquB1ty?si=4dhBMMWGQXiAz33WqRvQNQ https://twitter.com/disneylionking/status/1148735294155321344
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The date of July 9th will always serve as a wildly bittersweet anniversary for Grateful Dead fans as the fateful date in 1995 served as the last ever Grateful Dead show featuring Jerry Garcia. The band was playing in Chicago at Soldier Field for two nights to close the tour, and sadly they never got a chance to play again....
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Betty Who is the latest guest on the NPR Tiny Desk Concert and they've posted the video for us to enjoy. Watch the singer take on "Taste", "Friend Like Me" and "I Remember" with a stripped down set.
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South by Southwest® (SXSW®) has launched its 2020 season with the opening of PanelPicker® conference programming proposals, Film Festival submissions, and Music Showcasing Artist applications for next year’s event. SXSW will accept proposals through PanelPicker, an online tool that allows the SXSW community to have a significant voice in programming conference activities through an open proposal and voting process, beginning...
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Ty Segall has released a new single "Radio," another new jam from his forthcoming album, First Taste, due out on August 2nd via Drag City Records. He notes that it's "just in time for the July 4th festivities (such as they are)" and that the track should "satisfy all our barely-subsumed bloodlust and immutable desire to rule while also providing...
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Lineup Features Bad Bunny, Daniel Caesar, Khalid, Ashley McBryde, King Princess, Lewis Capaldi and Jessie Reyez
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Kygo gets an official nod from the Whitney Houston Estate and today releases a new single "Higher Love" with Whitney Houston, via RCA Records. The single marks the first new Whitney Houston music released in a decade since 2009's "I Look To You." Houston is the most awarded female artist of all time. Both Kygo and Whitney Houston's estate both chatted...
The 4th Annual Suwannee Roots Revival takes place Thursday, October 10 - Sunday, October 13 at the renowned Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Florida. A plethora of incredible musicians are slated to perform including Sam Bush Band, Del McCoury Band, Keller & The Keels, Samantha Fish, The Travelin' McCourys, Peter Rowan, Donna the Buffalo, We...
Phish fans are reeling in good vibes and in a bit of a tizzy today after a wildly successful two-night run that the band hosted down at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, MO. Nobody could have known when they booked their opener there that the St. Louis Blues would be poised to win the Stanley Cup final on Night #2,...
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Keane has announced a new album called Cause and Effect which will be released this September 20th on Island Records. They've released the first single called "The Way I Feel," which will be debuted on The Late Late Show with James Corden next week June 12th. The album was produced by David Kosten and the band themselves and features 11...
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Ciara has announced that she will be hitting the road on tour this fall for an intimate set of shows starting September 17th at the Wiltern in Los Angeles. Tickets for the hand selected dates are available for pre-sale today at 10am local time at onlyciara.com. Beginning Friday, June 14th at 10am local time, tickets will be available to the public. More...
The United Nations Environment Programme has designated Dave Matthews Band as a Goodwill Ambassador for their environmental advocacy and large-scale engagement of their fan base to take action for the planet, making this the first time a full band has received this recognition. The band works with nonprofit partner REVERB on the BamaGreen Project - "an ambitious set of environmental...
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Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival has just confirmed their 2019 lineup! Returning once again to Seattle over Labor Day weekend, this year's festival will be headlined by The Lumineers, Tyler the Creator, REZZ, and Louis the Child. LIVE faves like Neal Brennan and Ramy Youssef will be doing comedy, and there will be local arts featured from Seattle Design Nerds, Drag...
Some controversy and sad news today to report from the jazz music scene as drummer Lawrence Lo Leathers has reportedly been killed in an incident in the Brox. Leathers was 37. He was killed on Sunday in the hallway of an apartment building on East 141st Street in the Bronx neighborhood of Mott Haven, according to Detective Martin Brown of...
Carlos Santana has released a new track called "Candombe Cumbele" featuring Spanish singer Buika, recently an exclusively track on Billboard and thankfully now available for all of us to sample. It's from his upcoming LP, Africa Speaks, due out on June 7th. His team described the jam as "more than just its closing track" and better described as "the basket that...
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Scary news reported this morning coming out of yesterday's Roots Picnic in Philadelphia, with as many as five people injured as the results of a stampede that happened during the 21 Savage's set on the main stage at the Mann Center. It's being reported that it occurred after someone in the crowd claimed another festival goer had a gun....
This falls into a special sort of category here on the site where we commend the good people, artists and musicians around us that make concerts a better place. Judas Priest was recently in Chicago to play the Rosemont Theatre when frontman Rob Halford noticed that a fellow concert goer wasn't getting their sight line respected. Some dude is just...
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Legendary U.K. reggae act Steel Pulse announced the release of their first album in over 15 years with the debut of a brand new music video to go with one of their new tracks, "Cry Cry Blood." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aO7fmxoFtIw The video dropped on May 16, a day before the new album Mass Manipulation. The new album consists of 15 new songs along with...
Pop pioneer Charli XCX delivers a powerful and momentous new pop track and single 'Blame It On Your Love' feat. Lizzo - sure to be celebrated through the summer for its progressive hooks and disruptive vocals - LISTEN BELOW! https://open.spotify.com/track/1MfuskV4ODUp14C2dnyPgW?si=_slm4J5YSiu-ugXn6W3acw "Blame it On Your Love" was written in Los Angeles and produced by long standing collaborators Stargate, with additional production by...
Cardi B has released a new single called "Press" which you can stream or download below. The track follows up the breakthrough release, Invasion of Privacy, which has gotten the star a ton of attention above and beyond her normal Instagram antics. Cardi B will be at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival coming up in a few weeks and...
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Amazon Music is helping to celebrate the 25 year anniversary of the Beastie Boys album, Ill Communication, with the release today of a mini-documentary called Still Ill: 25 Years of 'Ill Communication' by the Beastie Boys. Scroll down to check it out... Fan favorite tracks like "Sure Shot," "Root Down," "Get It Together," and even "Sabotage" made their appearances on this...
U2 has announced a set of tour dates continuing on their celebration of their seminal album, The Joshua Tree. Following the highly successful 2017 tour in celebration of the band's classic album, The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 will see the band make a much anticipated return to New Zealand and Australia for the first time since the record-shattering U2 360...