An informed consumer is a smart consumer. Thanks to a string of name-checks by pop stars like Miley Cyrus, Madonna and Kanye West, as well as several tragic deaths at music festivals, ”molly”—aka MDMA—has rarely been far from the headlines in recent years. Show More Summary
Sort of. According to Pitchfork, Guided by Voices will be playing the Sled Island music festival in Calgary this summer. The confirmed line-up includes Robert Pollard (of course), Bobby Bare Jr., Kevin March, Nick Mitchell, and Mark Shue—so not exactly a full reunion, but we’ll take what we can get.
An arts festival gets under way in Hong Kong; a music festival explores sustainability in Auckland, New Zealand; and a star choreographer shows new work in London.
After three narratively driven episodes to kick off season six, “Weirdos Beach” returns Portlandia to its sketch roots. No grand exploration of growing up or anthropological study of the music festival experience, instead it’s a loose collection of takes on various music and car-related topics. Show More Summary
Tonight during his BBC Radio 1 residency, James Blake played a brand new song. It's called "Modern Soul"—listen below. Watch Blake perform "CMYK" at Pitchfork Music Festival 2011:
Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival has announced its lineup, which includes Erykah Bady, James Blake and festival curator Bon Iver. Held in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, the hometown of Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron Dessner, the pair will continue to curate the fest's lineup. It will take place...
“The coming directors include Vijay Iyer, the jazz pianist and composer, in 2017, and Esa-Pekka Salonen, the composer and conductor, in 2018 … [as well as] Barbara Hannigan, the soprano and conductor whose star has been rising because of her performances of new works, in 2019; Patricia Kopatchinskaja, the searching violinist, in 2020; and, in […]
photo: Bon Iver in Austin in 2012 (more by Tim Griffin) Earlier this week, Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival curators Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Aaron Dessner (The National) sent out a mixtape to people who bought early bird...
The lineup for this year’s Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, which is curated by Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner, has been revealed. Bon Iver, Erykah Badu, James Blake, Beach House, Deafheaven, Jenny Lewis, Vince Staples, Mavis Staples, Jon Hopkins, Shabazz Palaces, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Phosphorescent, Tenement, and many more are all included on the […]
Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner have announced the full lineup for their second annual Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, taking place August 12-13 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. It features artists from the cassette...Show More Summary
Festivals and concerts would be a great time for live music, but some people use them as an excuse to do drugs. In fact, we hear about drug deaths and drug overdoses every year at concert festivals. Along with the injuries and arrests, it can turn an awesome time at a concert into a sad experience. Show More Summary
Nicole Kidman has never looked more glamorous as she attends the second night of the 2016 Sanremo Music Festival held at Teatro Ariston on Wednesday evening (February 10) in Sanremo, Italy. The 48-year-old actress was joined at the event by singer Ellie Goulding. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Nicole Kidman A couple days [...]
The festival just announced their first wave of music and movies that will be featured this year and they've brought in some really outstanding stuff. [ more › ]
From a cassette sent out to early bird ticket holders for Justin Vernon's Eaux Claires festival.
It was 1998 when Mitsuko Uchida was joint music director of the Ojai festival and 2004 when she last played there. Now they’ve asked her back to preside in 2021. What took them so long? Also coming up at Ojai: Barbara Hannigan will be music director in 2019, Patricia Kopatchinskaja in 2020. Good calls.
German alt-metal rockers Rammstein are the first headliners announced for the Chicago Open Air music... The post Rammstein announced as first Chicago Open Air festival headliner appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.
In 2014, Guided By Voices called it quits (again). This year, they're back... in some form. The Calgary music festival Sled Island, which takes place June 22-26, has announced that GBV is joining this year's lineup. A new Guided by Voices...Show More Summary
photo: Bon Iver in Austin in 2012 (more by Tim Griffin) Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron Dessner are holding their second annual Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on August 12-13. The official...
Canadian music festival Sled Island has announced the initial lineup for its 2016 edition. With it comes some wider-reaching news: Robert Pollard is reactivating Guided By Voices and they'll headline the festival. There's also going to be a new...
Last year, NYC got its first-ever three-day country music festival, FarmBorough. It was recently announced that it would return in 2016, but now it's been cancelled. They write:FarmBorough Festival will not return to Randall's Island in June of 2016....