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Kanye West was initially rumored to be the headliner for Coachella 2019, but in a bit of a dust-up about how the stage would be setup, he ultimately didn't get the slot he wanted and opted out. Then the organizers confirmed that he would come back today, on Easter Sunday, to host his newer gospel style show called Sunday...
Woodstock 50 was recently announced and has now generated a fair amount of headlines surrounding doubts that the actual event is going to officially happen, and today Pitchfork confirmed that the festival doesn't even have the approved permit yet. I'm not sure it fully helped that they chose the same spot as last year's doomed Phish festival, Curveball, but hey,...
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Elvis Costello & The Imposters and Blondie announced a short while back that they'll be out on the road togehter this summer on a co-headlining set of shows from Bethel Woods to Seattle this upcoming July. Produced by Live Nation, the 13-city tour will kick off July 20th in Bethel, NY at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and...
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The Grateful Dead have released a pretty steady supply of collectibles over the past few years, but based on the artwork from this next one you may be hitting the pre-order link pretty quick on this next item. In an announcement from the band today, they confirmed that the "very first official Grateful Dead graphic novel is on the...
Flying Lotus has announced his new album, Flamagra, his first full follow up after his groundbreaking You're Dead LP. Enter Flamagra - a work that sweeps up every quantum advance and creative leap of the last dozen years of Lotus' career and takes them even further; the Warp release encompasses hip-hop, funk, soul, jazz, global dance music, tribal poly-rhythms, IDM,...
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Spafford has announced that their current drummer Cameron LaForest will no longer be in the band and that their founding member Nick Tkachyk will take back over on the skins. This message was posted on the band's Facebook last night: Spafford and Cameron LaForest have decided to go their separate ways. We will cherish the memories we shared and we wish...
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Ghosts of the Forest played two nights this past weekend at the United Palace Theatre in New York City. The project lead by Phish frontman Trey Anastasio and drummer Jon Fishman also features Jennifer Hartswick, Celisse Henderson, Tony Markellis, and Ray Paczkowsk. They've got two more shows left, one in LA and one in the Bay Area. Our friend Filip Zalewski was on...
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Trey Anastasio is finishing up his Ghosts of the Forest side project this week after a triumphant debut run on the East Coast. And today he's announced that he's adding some more action onto his schedule with Trey Anastasio Band and will play two shows at New York's Brooklyn Bowl. Here's what was just posted: It’s been two long years since the...
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Tame Impala headlined Coachella 2019. Check out the setlist of what they played and videos from the psychedelic set. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAFu9G1xf1o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSStFm2ulHE
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Aphex Twin was the main electronic act to headline today's second day of Coachella 2019. Coming off a string of shows, including a stop in New York City to warm up prior to the sets in Indio, tonight's headlining set on the Sahara Stage was a sensory overload like you'd come to expect from him at this point. Scroll down...
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Last night a fire broke out at Coachella near the camping showers, and as you can see from the video above it was definitely a dangerous situation that could have escalated further. The fire, at a mobile shower unit at the Empire Polo Club grounds, was reported at 2:06 a.m. local time, Riverside County Fire Department said. Four engines responded...
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On Guava Island, a local musician is determined to throw a festival for everyone to enjoy. A tropical thriller starring Donald Glover and Rihanna.
Childish Gambino is headlining the first night of Coachella, and he's currently on stage slaying the Polo Fields in Indio with a massive set of hip-hop and psychedelic funk. He also just released his new Guava Island film. Tune in below. Here's the setlist from his Coachella slot below... Intro Atavista Algorythm Summertime Magic I. The Worst Guys II. Worldstar Late Night in Kauai (Childish Gambino smokes a joint...
ed sheeran joins john mayer in tokyo
John Mayer is in the midst of a massive world tour and he just rolled into Japan to play the world famous Nippon Budokan venue. At his first show of the two-night run, the Dead & Company lead welcomed another famous guitarist Ed Sheeran to the fold for two songs towards the end of his set. You can check out...
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Aphex Twin will be playing Coachella this weekend and while we won't get a chance to watch it live via the livestream, if this latest show from Mexico is any indication of what set may look like, fans at the Polo Fields in Indio are in for a massive treat this weekend.
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Willie Nelson & Family and Alison Krauss have announced tour together starting this August with a few shows in June ahead of the 11 shows they will play together in August. The legends have played togethers tons of times in the past and this is a fitting summer tour to check if you're a fan of Americana music. Scroll down to...
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Scientists have announced that they've officially taken the first photo of a black hole, so in honor of that ridiculous feat of physics and technology, let's throwback to the Soundgarden jam "Black Hole Sun" which was a mega hit. And the video is bonkers.
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The official trailer for the "live action" version of The Lion King has been released. Crazy to think we'll see such contemporaries like Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) and Beyoncé in this film. Here's the full cast as it was revealed last year.
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Fleetwood Mac just announced that they have been forced to cancel the four dates remaining on their 2019 North American tour. UPDATE: the dates have now been rescheduled. Go here or see below. We knew something was up when their Jazz Fest performance was put on hold and Widespread Panic got bumped up into that headlining slot, and it's...
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Game of Thrones will premiere their first episode from Season 8 this upcoming Sunday, and ahead of that they've announced an "official" album of sorts featuring music inspired by the series. We had an inkling that they had already gotten The Weeknd, SZA and Travis Scott to put something together on this, and there's a lot of hip hop here...
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Disco surf-rockers The B-52's have officially been out there making music for 40 years now, and not to let any good opportunity for celebration and honoring their long legacy get away, the group has announced a set of 40th Anniversary Tour Dates for 2019. See below for the full list and itinerary which will kick off on May 4th in...
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King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard have released a new scorching rocker, "Planet B." It's basically a death metal track. Check it out above. Okay so it's not death metal, but it's very much an obvious King Gizzard song. At this point there's simply no one else that sounds like them. And the video ... is... insane. It begins with...
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ZZ Top has announced a big set of tour dates to celebrate their 50th anniversary as a band. They've recruited fellow classic rockers Cheap Trick for part of the tour and southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd for some of the other dates which you can see below. ZZ Top 50th Anniversary Tour Aug. 16 – Ridgefield, WA – Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre* Aug. 17 –...
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The Raconteurs officially reunited on stage this past weekend as Jack White's Third Man Records held their 10th Anniversary bash in Nashville, Tennessee. Today the band has announced they're going on a huge tour to promote their upcoming LP, Help Us Stranger. Check out the newly added dates below. They'll be kicking the tour off on July 12th in Detroit, Michigan...
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Tedeschi Trucks Band just announced a massive show for their 2020 tour itinerary: on 1 February, 2020, TTB will make their debut performance at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London. Wow, that is a big one. They go on to say that it's a big one but it will be "TTB's only show in the UK or Europe in 2020" and...
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke was a part of the Minimalist Dream House show tonight in Paris at the Philharmonie de Paris. Yorke was joined by Katia & Marielle Labéque for a performance of a new song called "Gawpers," which you can see below. https://youtu.be/lTdVRcFuoTE He also played his Suspiria soundtrack and was joined by Bryce Dessner from The National and French composer...
solange out of coachella 2019
Solange has just been removed from this year's Coachella Music & Arts Festival due to "major production delays" as cited by the Coachella Twitter account. Sadly we don't get much condolence here with the statement saying that "she sends her sincerest apologies, and looks forward to performing at Coachella in the future." https://twitter.com/coachella/status/1115041622297694208 Bummer. We were looking forward to this one. The show...
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Attendees were treated to a half-hour long documentary featuring interviews with the group and their famous peers about the band's history
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Prog rock legends King Crimson have announced that they're making their entire catalog available for streaming via Spotify soon. At a press event in London on Saturday, King Crimson manager David Singleton announced that the band’s entire studio-album catalog will soon launch on Spotify. Describing the move as part of an "outreach year" for the band, Singleton said the albums...
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The Raconteurs have made their first live appearance in many years at the Third Man Records anniversary party. The foursome of Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence, and Patrick Keeler came and busted out some old stuff and previewed some of the new tunes they've been working on from their Help Us Stranger LP which is due out on...
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Ghosts of the Forest are in our nation's capital tonight for a show at Washington, D.C.'s The Anthem. The band lead by Phish frontman Trey Anastasio features Jon Fishman, Jennifer Hartswick, Celisse Henderson, Tony Markellis, and Ray Paczkowski are now on show #3 and they've played two shows ahead of this (in Maine and Pennsylvania). Based on the second night's setlist,...
bill murray shows up at infamous stringdusters
Bill Murray is no stranger to a good jam and has frequently been known to the Grateful Dead community as a Deadhead -- he was even at their Fare Thee Well performances -- and recently it looks like he's passing some of his mojo along to one of the newer comers in the jamband scene, The Infamous Stringdusters. The band...
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Tedeschi Trucks Band have announced they will be returning to the Beacon Theatre in New York for their annual residency this fall. The dates they have reserved are September 27-28, October 1-2, and 4-5, which will be mostly TTB but they will be welcoming openers and other guests on October 1st-2nd. The band confirmed that lineup this AM: Tedeschi Trucks Band 2019...
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The 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees are Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, The Cure, Radiohead, Roxy Music, The Zombies, and Def Leppard. With appearances by Harry Styles, Janelle Monae, Don Henley, Brian May, David Byrne, Simon Le Bon & John Taylor, Trent Reznor, Stevie Van Zandt, Ian Hunter, and Susanna Hoffs. The 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame...
After word was out that Mick Jagger needed to get surgery and the Rolling Stones would need to postpone their entire set of 2019 tour dates, fans were rightfully worried and have been watching the news closely to see how things would turn out. Thankfully, the news we're seeing is good -- Billboard has reported that Mick Jagger has completed his...
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~ NIGHT #3 D.C. SETLIST/STREAM ~ Ghosts of the Forest played Philadelphia last night for their second night playing together ever. The band lead by Phish frontman Trey Anastasio features Jon Fishman, Jennifer Hartswick, Celisse Henderson, Tony Markellis, and Ray Paczkowski. The band made their official live debut playing at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine on Thursday, April 4th, and...
phil announces free shows this weekend at terrapin
"Songs To Phil The Air" and "Stories & Songs" are back!!! Join us in the Beach Park at Terrapin Crossroads this weekend, on both Saturday & Sunday. This Saturday, April 6th, Phil Lesh will welcome his song Grahame Lesh, Alex Koford, and Mike Pascale to perform a set of music beginning at 3:30pm for the first "Songs To Phil The Air"...
phish night at fenway park announced for 2019
Phish will be playing Boston's Fenway Park as part of their 2019 summer tour, and it looks like the team is all for it in more ways than one. The Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park just announced their very own Phish Night set for Monday, June 24th when the Red Sox play the Chicago White Sox. Pardon Me, Doug...
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Trey Anastasio debuted a new side project last night called Ghosts of the Forest in Portland, Maine. Featuring band members of some of his other creative endeavors like Phish and Trey Anastasio Band, including Jon Fishman, Jennifer Hartswick, Celisse Henderson, Tony Markellis, and Ray Paczkowski, the new project leans heavily on soulful compositions with an emotional center we don't...
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The Avett Brothers have announced that they're teaming up with Cloud 9 Adventures for the 3rd ever The Avett Brothers At The Beach destination vacation festival, set for the end of February (2/27-3/2) next year at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Ticketing on-sale information and a full lineup will be coming soon. The Avett Brothers...
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The Lumineers have announced their new album, III, set for release on on September 13th through Dualtone. The band will be slamming busy all summer ahead of it with performances at Hangout Music Festival, Bonnaroo, Fuji Rock, Woodstock 50, Osheaga, Outside Lands and Sea Hear Now Festival (among other dates in metros in between). Here's the tracklist for the new...

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