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Paul McCartney to Release New Photo Book, ‘1964: Eyes of the Storm’

Photo Credit: Marc Millman Paul McCartney will release a new book of photos entitled 1964: Eyes of the Storm, due on June 13 via Liveright. The collection compiles 275 personal snapshots taken between the end of 1963 and the start of 1964–when Beatlesmania caused the group’s popularity to reach an overwhelming global level.  The 35mm…

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Listen Now: Gorillaz Release New Cut from ‘Cracker Island,’ “Silent Running” with Adeleye Omotayo

Today, Gorillaz dropped their latest track, “Silent Running,” with the longtime friend and collaborator Adeleye Omotayo, from their much anticipated LP Cracker Island, out Feb. 24. The release marks the fifth song from the LP following “Skinny Ape,” “Baby Queen,” “New Gold” featuring tame impala and Bootie Brown and the LP’s title track which features Thundercat.…

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Deadicated: Mark A. Rodriguez on Art Installations, Archives and ‘After All Is Said and Done: Taping the Grateful Dead, 1965-1995’

 “My relationship to the Grateful Dead was fairly limited until I started getting tapes of their music when I was about 17,” acknowledges artist and author Mark A. Rodriguez. “I only had three Grateful Dead albums, so I wasn’t a completist in terms of their studio discography. I had Anthem of the Sun, Wake of…

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Bob Weir Surprises Joe Russo’s Almost Dead During 10th-Anniversary Celebration at Brooklyn Bowl

Photos by Marc Millman Last night, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead returned to Brooklyn Bowl in New York City for the first time since a 2019 benefit to celebrate their 10th anniversary. The band played their first show at the same venue on Jan. 26, 2013, as part of the Freak’s Ball and in celebration of the…

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Janis Joplin & Jorma Kaukonen: The Legendary Typewriter Tape: 6/25/64 Jorma’s House

From the time they initially met in the fall of 1962, and for the next few years—until the first stirrings of rock and roll notoriety beckoned—singer Janis Joplin and guitarist Jorma Kaukonen occasionally collaborated at hospitable venues in the Bay Area. On an early summer morning in 1964, they met up at Jorma’s abode to…

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DJ Logic & Friends Conclude Third Blue Note NYC Residency (A Gallery)

On Jan. 19-22, DJ Logic and his group of talented and eclectic friends celebrated his third residency at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City. The three evenings saw the pioneer turntablist flow through improvised grooves, layered by the musical inclinations of DJ Logic’s expert core band and musical guests. Over the course…

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Trouble No More to Celebrate ‘Brothers and Sisters’ 50th Anniversary with Chuck Leavell

Trouble No More have announced they will honor the 50th anniversary of The Allman Brothers Band’s 1973 studio album Brothers and Sisters with two shows this March. The shows will occur at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston on March 24 and the Beacon Theatre in New York on March 25.  During the concerts, Trouble No…

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Galactic Kick Off Blue Note Jazz Club Debut with Special Guest James Carter (A Gallery)

Last night, New Orleans powerhouse ensemble Galactic stopped by the legendary Blue Note Jazz Club for the first time in history. The appearance marked the first of five evenings, and 10 performances from the Tipitina’s owners are set up to be joined by the likes of Robert Randolph, Matisyahu and Nicholas Payton throughout the rest…

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Austin Psych Fest Presents 2023 Artist Lineup: Toro y Moi, Cuco, Yves Tumor and More

Austin Psych Fest has delivered its 2023 artist lineup for the April 28 through 30 musical event, which will take place at The Far Out Lounge in Austin, Texas. This year’s occurrence marks a return to the festival’s original location– an outdoor venue with a sprawling 100-year history.  In addition to the names of those…

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Jeff Tweedy Joins Audible’s ‘Words + Music’ Series

Photo Credit: Steve Bloch Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy has shared that he will participate in the musical narrative series, Words + Music, presented by Audible. A leading light on the alternative and indie music scene, Tweedy will introduce listeners to the people, occasions, and frames of mind that have inspired his vast music repertoire, beginning…

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Mill Valley Music Festival Unveils 2023 Lineup: Michael Franti & Spearhead, CAKE, Tank and the Bangas and More

Mill Valley Music Festival has unveiled the artist lineup for the 2023 iteration of the two-day event, slated for May 13 and 14 at Friends Field in Mill Valley, Calif. This year’s multi-genre bill boasts appearances by Michael Franti & Spearhead and CAKE, who will act as headliners.  Former Talking Heads members Jerry Harrison and…

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Narrows Center for the Arts to Display Largest Grateful Dead Poster Collection

The Narrows Center and Bahr Gallery have teamed up to present an exhibition of the largest collection of Grateful Dead concert posters. The showing will occur at Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River, Mass., from Jan. 27 through March 31. In support of the gallery show, the venue has announced that they will…

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Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Ticket Industry Practices

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, the Senate Judiciary Committee held its highly anticipated hearing on competition in the ticket industry. “That’s the Ticket: Promoting Competition and Protecting Consumers in Live Entertainment” lasted over three hours, during which lawmakers questioned entertainment industry executives, artists and antitrust experts while Taylor Swift fans gathered outside in opposition to the…

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Video Premiere: Mike Dillon & Punkadelick “Pandas”

Mike Dillon & Punkadelick are set to release their debut LP, Inflorescence, a 10-track, 42-minute exploration of instrumental rock, on Jan. 17. The expansive, focused offering shows the trio–comprised of Mike Dillon (Ricki Lee Jones, Ani DiFranco, Les Claypool) on vibraphone, marimba, Prophet 6, congas, and bongos, Brian Haas (Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey) on Fender…

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John Medeski and Billy Martin to Open for Snarky Puppy at The Beacon Theatre

Today, it was announced that MAGO, a duo comprised of John Medeski and Billy Martin, would open for the beloved musical collective Snarky Puppy, which sometimes swells to 19 members, during their stop at the Beacon Theatre in New York City on April 13. The event–presented by Groupup Music, CEG & Dayglo Presents–will be in…

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Big Thief Expand Summer Tour, Add Dates with Lucinda Williams and Nick Hakim

Photo Credit: Alexa Viscius Big Thief have expanded their 2023 North American tour by adding July and August concerts to their summer schedule. The newly revealed dates will also see the band welcome Nick Hakim and Lucinda Williams at select stops. See below.  After returning from an excursion through Europe, Big Thief will kick off…

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Southern Skies Music Festival Shares 2023 Artist Lineup: St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Grace Potter, The Dirty Guv’nahs and More

Southern Skies Music Festival have announced its artist lineup for the 2023 iteration of the May 20 and 21 event, which will occur at World’s Fair Park in Knoxville, Tenn. The impending weekend of music is presented by Nashville’s Dogwood Arts and features headliners St. Paul and the Broken Bones (Saturday) and Grace Potter (Sunday).…

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Nickel Creek Return with First Album in Nine Years ‘Celebrants’

Photo by Josh Goleman Today, Grammy Award-winning trio Nickel Creek–comprised of mandolinist Chris Thile, violinist Sara Watkins and guitarist Sean Watkins–announced their first album in nine years, Celebrants, will release on March 24 via Thirty Tigers. In celebration and conjunction with the album announcement, the revolutionary bluegrass and folk unit shared a new song, “Strangers,” along with a video of…

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Dave Matthews Band Detail Summer Tour 2023, Unveil New LP ‘Walk Around The Moon’

Photo by Sanjay Suchak Today, Dave Matthews Band shared they’ll set out on a tour of the United States this summer while announcing their 10th studio album, Walk Around The Moon, set to drop on the same day their tour kicks off on May 19. Along with the album and tour announcement, Dave Mathews Band…

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Willie Nelson to Celebrate 90th Birthday with Star-Studded Lineup: Bobby Weir, Neil Young, Margo Price and More

Photo Credit: Pamela Springsteen This spring, Willie Nelson will turn 90 years old. To mark the occasion, the artist shared that he will perform a pair of concerts on April 29 and 30 at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl. The shows will feature an impeccable lineup of artists who will deliver collaborative performances uniquely crafted for…

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Joe Westerlund Announces ‘Elegies for the Drift,’ Releases Single “Kinshasa Yang”

Photo by Shay Stifelma Today, North Carolina-based percussionist and composer Joe Westerlund announced his dynamic and sprawling new LP, Elegies for the Drift, which will be released on Feb. 24 via Sylvan Esso’s PsychicHotline. Westerlund–a student of the late and iconic Milford Graves– released “Kinshasa Yang,” the first offering from the project, in celebration of…

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Cruel World Festival Shares 2023 Artist Lineup: Iggy Pop, Siouxsie, Billy Idol and More

Today, Cruel World Festival announced who will be joining them for their return to the Brookside at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calf., on May 20. The single-day festival will be headlined by ‘80s icon Iggy Pop and English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer Siouxsie, marking her first performance in North America in 15…

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Stevie Nicks Plots North American 2023 Tour Dates

Singer-songwriter, American icon and Rock Hall inductee Stevie Nicks has announced she’ll set out on tour in March of 2023. The tour is comprised of 14 headlining arena dates, which come along with a slate of previously announced co-headlining stadium performances with Billy Joel. Nicks’ tour will kick off at the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle on March 15.…

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DJ Logic Wraps Blue Note Jazz Club Run with Special Guests John Popper, Paul Shaffer and Vernon Reid (A Gallery)

Last night, DJ Logic wrapped his four-night eight-show run at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City. Like the rest of the performances during his stay, DJ Logic welcomed an array of special guests for the culmination of his short residency at the iconic room. Over the course of the evening, DJ Logic…

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Beck and Phoenix Announce Co-Headlining Summer Tour

Today, eight-time Grammy-winning American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer Beck and Grammy-winning French band Phoenix announced they’ll set out on a co-headlining tour this summer touted as the Summer Odyssey tour. The Summer Odyssey tour will kick off on Aug. 1 at the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle. Beck and Phoenix will share their latest musical stylings in 19…

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2023 Love Rocks NYC Benefit Show to Welcome Stephen Colbert, Sheryl Crow, John Mayer Trio and More

Love Rocks NYC benefit concert has shared the list of high-profile musicians, comedians and personalities who will be joining them at the Beacon Theatre on March 9. 2023’s gathering marks the seventh annual gathering and will welcome Stephen Colbert, Sheryl Crow, John Mayer and more on stage for their event. The charity event will also…