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Donald Glover was teasing a new release a week back but pulled the website that was streaming the album, but last night at midnight the new LP was officially released nationally. He's calling the LP, 3.15.20, his first full-length release under his new Wolf+Rothstein imprint with RCA Records. You can stream it for free via his new website, and the...
On this week's new Grateful Dead archival pro-shot video release on their All The Years Live series, the band put up their "Truckin'" from the October 30th show as part of their eight-night Halloween run at Radio City Music Hall New York City during 1980. They've also released the "Heaven Help the Fool" from the same show and both...
The Big Ears Festival has announced it will be cancelling their 2020 festival set for the weekend of March 26 thru Sunday, March 29 due to COVID-19 coronavirus concerns. They will be offering refunds to all ticket purchasers and you'll want to watch your inbox for those details if you had purchased already. Just 48 hours ago, we were optimistic...
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Umphrey's McGee has been forced to postpone their Rockjavik run in Iceland due to coronavirus concerns. A letter was posted last night on their website which we've re-printed in full below. Bummer. 😷 Dear UM Family, Due to the evolving situation surrounding the coronavirus, and in alignment with the best practices laid out by the CDC and WHO, it is with...
Last night moe. rolled through Los Angeles on their West Coast tour and played a rager at the El Rey Theatre. Our friend Steve Rose was on hand to shoot the show and brought back this gallery for us to enjoy. Scroll down to see his shots... --Editor Here's the setlist from the show: moe. ~ 3/09/20 ~ El Ray Theatre...
The über power-trio Oysterhead reunited last night at Denver's 1STBank Center up in Broomfield, and we were blown away to see that finally some songs from the back catalog were incorporated into the setlist. The band kicked off the encore with "Voices Inside My Head" from The Police and then immediately dropped into a wild "46 Days" from the...
Parker's breezy new album, which mixes live music with vintage synthesizers, draws on R&B, early hip-hop, droning electronica, jazz-funk, Afropop and flailing '60s-rock solos. Been a big fan of this new Jeff Parker album. NPR's Fresh Air gave it a listen, too.
FORM Arcosanti recently announced that they will not be returning this May. We were fortunate to be able to attend last year and drew a huge amount of inspiration from the event, so this was a sad announcement to see for us. Hopefully they'll be returning some day soon. Read the announcement and see the 'gram below. For the past 6...
Justin Bieber has been in and out of the spotlight over the past few years, sometimes by choice and sometimes not, but he's back in 2020 with a new release, a huge set of tour dates, and last night he was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live with host RuPaul. You can watch his first single, "Yummy," below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9DBJsXtays He was...
Just announced!: My Chemical Romance have been tapped as headliners for this year's Riot Fest 2020, returning to Chicago the weekend of September 11-13, 2020. I'd hurry to get three-day passes as soon as you can, because all the lineups this festival puts together as worthy of attention and this year looks to be no exception already. The news of My...
It's being reported today that Wes Wilson, inventor of the modern psychedelic poster design made famous in the heyday of Bill Graham and used extensively by Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead, has passed away. The Capitol Theatre posted this small tribute earlier this morning. https://twitter.com/capitoltheatre/status/1221454151206547457 He was working up through his death and designing new poster art regularly, especially for the...
The legendary duo of Hall and Oates have announced a massive tour this summer and will hit almost every major metro in the United States along the way. They'll be joined on the shows with openers Squeeze and KT Tunstall. Head here to grab tickets once they start going on sale this weekend. Hall & Oates 2020 Tour Dates February 26 - Giant...
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park has announced that the 4th Annual Suwannee Spring Reunion will now feature Greensky Bluegrass, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Sierra Hull, Ghost Light, and Jon Stickley Trio. The festival takes place Thursday through Sunday, March 19-22 at Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL and includes previously announced acts like Donna the Buffalo, Peter...
Courtney Barnett is playing the Wilco Sky Blue Sky Festival this weekend in Mexico, then comes over to the U.S. for a set of shows doing a "solo" thing and even supporting Brandi Carlile at The Ryman for two sold-out shows. Closing out the run on Valentine's Day, Barnett will be teaming up with the legendary Newport Folk Festival team...
Billie Eilish was rumored as the next artist to get the pleasure to record a Bond movie theme song, and today the announcement came officially from the 007 account promoting the new movie, No Time To Die. The title song will be performed by Billie and was written with her brother, Finneas. This means she is the youngest artist in history...
The String Cheese Incident have announced their annual Colorado Incidents with two-nights scheduled at Dillon Amphitheater on July 14-15 and a three-night run at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado the weekend of July 17-19. The band will welcome unique openers each night during the Red Rocks run, with Tower of Power on Friday, Papadosio on Saturday and Leftover Salmon...
MerleFest has announced the next round of artist additions for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26. Melissa Etheridge, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, The Marcus King Band, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, and John Cowan will all be joining the already stellar lineup, which includes John Prine, Billy Strings, Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss and more. Head to their...
Looks like a legendary set of classic rockers will be forming up together as the Juke Box Heroes 2020 tour, featuring Foreigner, Kansas, and Europe delivering their hits for crowds from coast to coast this summer. Beginning the tour in in Albuquerque, NM on July 9th, the groups will hit all the major metros from California to New York, including...
The K-pop group MONSTA X has announced an upcoming North American tour for this summer, following up on their jaunt here in 2019 and continuing their pop music quest for domination. They'll be starting the tour in Minneapolis on June 2nd, and hitting major metros aong the way like Washington, D.C., New York City, Boston, Toronto, Chicago, Seattle, Denver, Phoenix...
Mac Miller's untimely passing continues to rock a good portion of the music world, and today his family announced that the fans would be getting one more chance to hear some new music from the fallen star in the form of a posthumous release called Circles. With the help of producer Jon Brion, the family was able to get through...
A favorite annual tradition for NOLA locals, Anders Osborne once again brought a diverse and riveting cast of special guests to The Big Easy for a pair of fiery performances this past weekend at Tipitina's. Steve Earle, G. Love, John Mooney, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Eric Benny Bloom, Helen Gillet and Leyla McCalla all graced the stage with the New...
Eddie Murphy was the host on this week's Saturday Night Live, his first time back on the show in a long, long time. To kick off the show, Murphy welcomed a who's who of black comedians who had hoped to get their pitches in for skit ideas on the show, including Tracy Morgan, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle and Keenan...
Words by Justin Ward | Photos by Brian Ferguson Desert Daze Music Festival returned to California earlier this October, a perfect weekend of dry warm weather right on Lake Perris, and it still sticks with me as one of the best music festival weekends I've ever attended. I came away from the third day at the festival just in awe of...
This past Saturday, the New Orleans powerhouse quartet Dragon Smoke, featuring Eric Lindell, Ivan Neville, Stanton Moore and Robert Mercurio wrapped up their most recent US jaunt with their annual December throw down to a packed house at Tipitina's. New Orleans photographer Austin Briggs (Able Photography) was onsite to capture a few shots from the show for us as the...
Anyone have a few hundred thousand dollars lying around? You could have been the proud owner of a pair of sunglasses once owned by John Lennon, sold recently at a Sotheby's London auction for nearly $200,000. The specs were owned by Lennon's former chauffeur Alan Herring and "were likely made by Oliver Goldsmith and they were given to Lennon in...
Five Finger Death Punch was forced to cancel their show this evening in Duluth, Minnesota due to a "medical emergency with Jason Hook," who is the band's guitarist. The band was scheduled to play at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. The band encourages fans to stay tuned to FiveFingerDeathPunch.com for more information as it becomes available but right now there...
Jaco Pastorius was born on December 1st, 1951 and passed away much sooner than the music world would have hoped for. His genius is still mostly unparalleled in the world of electric jazz bass, and his work lives on today in YouTube clips and rare recordings of the brilliant musician. I first fully caught wind of his skills in...
Wilco have added to their spring 2020 North American tour dates following up the band's release of a new video for "Before Us," a track from their newest LP, Ode to Joy. This video was directed and filmed by Zoran Orlic at The Loft in Chicago during recording sessions for the album in early 2019. Watch it below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIWSGlvnbkU Following their...
Bonnaroo is excited to announce that pre-sale GA, VIP and Platinum tickets for the 2020 event will be available on Black Friday, November 29 at 12 noon ET via Bonnaroo.com. This year, Bonnaroo is selling more tier 1 priced tickets, giving fans an even better chance at getting the best prices. The festival has incorporated many more changes and upgrades...
Skull & Roses Returns to California’s Legendary Ventura County Fairgrounds with Elevated Experiences and Expansive All-Star Lineup including Original Grateful Dead Drummer Bill Kreutzmann in Long-Awaited Return of Billy & the Kids and Much More Ventura, CA (November 12, 2019) Skull & Roses is a multi-day festival which celebrates the music and community that formed around iconic American rock band...
For the final set at this weekend's Camp Flog Gnaw, Tyler, The Creator came out as the final host and asked it he could welcome some friends to the stage. Lil Uzi Vert and A$AP Rocky came out first and had a minute on stage before the real surprise happened. Fans have been clamoring and hoping Frank Ocean would...
Last night was the debut of the latest incarnation of the Grateful Dead dubbed Dead & Company, the lineup featuring the core members of Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart with John Mayer, Jeff Chimenti, and Oteil Burbridge rounding out the lineup. The band played the Times Union Center in Albany, NY, and our friend Paul Citone was there...
Words by Justin Ward | Photos by Brian Ferguson For the second day at Desert Daze 2019 music fest in Southern California, I honestly couldn't even comprehend seeing the set of artists on the schedule that I had planned. Given that I was a huge Flying Lotus fan and knew he'd be headlining the main stage starting around 11:30pm or...
Just announced! https://twitter.com/DerekAndSusan/status/1186443389291638785 Tedeschi Trucks Band will be returning to the mecca of Allman Brothers Band vibes with a show just announced for this upcoming January 15th, 2020 at the Macon City Auditorium in Macon, Georgia. This will go on sale starting this Friday and you can bet tickets will disappear for this one pretty quickly. https://www.facebook.com/TheBigHouseMuseum/photos/a.212576875564/10162415270725565/?type=3&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBmWWntTHoUAwaAMry8i67FpZc7fEEIPpnFUb1cqYZQOnT1a8xjXxTZKvq7zUd5ioz4ERd7DOtMWHQzVcfy9c9yisfvembCtuJXqlFtIy_I-Fb2DHB01nHG5oiZTatCl8o9kbIJ0pjtSq19tzwp6UGCs9GjtftwFJJ82GIovUUK_v8_aJRadP_MzeCgkuLwuA1GwIjBmI9SH6b1ubdsKyS4A2iswtjFD2hoIy9DclL5rtXjfet0aAElny0ByNeaK7DltzwY5rU0gwWLd2BDpsrkCTYHS_JopsClOnp-sIRMG6nOBZX3uqK-czk5pZQomt5-weaT-inqlUIBcA&__tn__=-R
Last weekend Melvin Seals & JGB rolled through the East Coast and made a stop at The Space at Westbury Theater in New York. Our friend Old King Cole Photography was on hand to shoot the show for us and brought back this photo gallery. See the setlist from the show below and scroll down to see the photos... --Editor Edit this...
Spafford is in the midst of a fall 2019 tour and hitting the Midwest this weekend with shows each night. Last night's stop in Chicago at the Thalia Hall featured a five-song first set and a sit-in from their buddy Jason Singer on saxophone for "Gold Glittered Hat" in the second set, and our friend Fassbinder Photography was on...
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Words by Justin Ward | Photos by Brian Ferguson This weekend was my first official foray into the Desert Daze music festival set right on Lake Perris in California, just a short trip right outside of Los Angeles. The festival only started eight years ago but given the talent roster we saw this weekend, it's clear that this is a...
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...
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...

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