1. Bon Iver Debuts New Music as Inaugural Eaux Claires Festival Reaches its Climax

    July 19, 2015 11:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 We don’t talk about Bon Iver’s name enough. A homonym of “bon hiver,” or “good winter” in French, the words recall a wooden Wisconsin cabin, probably with the chimney puffing and snowbanks heaped outside. But this Friday and Saturday in that very st ...

  2. Wilco Joins Pilgrimage Festival Line-up (Exclusive)

    May 05, 2015 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As a member of Better Than Ezra , Kevin Griffin is well aware of both how crowded the festival market is and the long odds of success for new events. “Like restaurants, most festivals fail, whether a musician is involved with it or a team of profess ...

  3. Coachella 2015 Friday Weekend 2 Recap: Alabama Shakes Delivers Standout Set, AC/DC Returns With Fireworks & More

    April 18, 2015 11:15 AM EDT 4.037 k 135 46 Just before they took the stage for a typically shreddy, dream-state set on Friday (April 17) on the second weekend of Coachella 2015, the members of The War On Drugs stood stageside, hugging each other. "Let's have some fun," ...

  4. Meet Leon Bridges, the Throwback Soul Star-to-Be Who Won SXSW

    March 23, 2015 3:55 AM EDT Every now and then, music-biz hype isn't hype -- it's well-deserved praise for real talent. SXSW is perhaps the most concentrated yin-yang whirlpool of musical talent and hype in the world, so you could be almost forgiven for initial sk ...

  5. Cults, Jagwar Ma, Charles Bradley Headline Santa Monica Pier Concert Series

    June 05, 2014 1:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 It’s probably the coolest thing you can do on a summer evening in Los Angeles. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Twilight Concert Series on the Santa Monica Pier, which gets underway Thursday, July 10, with Cults and opening act James Supe ...

  6. New Year's Eve Concert Guide: From Jay-Z/Coldplay to Skrillex; Nicki Minaj to Willie Nelson, and More

    December 28, 2012 3:00 PM EST Jay-Z (left) with Coldplay's Chris Martin play Brooklyn's Barclays Center on New Year's Eve. (Getty) Across the country -- from Coldplay and Jay-Z in Brooklyn and Nicki MInaj in Vegas to Skrillex in Detroit and Willie Nelson in Aust ...

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  8. Vinyl Mania

    October 08, 2012 6:10 AM EDT Leading reissue label Light in the Attic spreads the good word about vinyl at record stores nationwide. When Light in the Attic Records' Jon Treneff made a sales stop at the no-credit cards, vinyl-only Mississippi Records in Portland, Ore., ...

  9. ATP's Barry Hogan on His NYC Festival Debut, Landing Frank Ocean, Greg Dulli's Curating, Finances

    September 20, 2012 2:25 PM EDT The poster for NYC's first ATP I'll Be Your Mirror music festival This weekend's ATP's "I'll Be Your Mirror" music festival marks its NYC debut after holding it for the past four years at out-of-town locales Kuts ...

  10. At Long Last, Antibalas

    August 02, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Afrobeat pioneers-and backing band for 'Fela!'-drop first studio album in five years The stakes are high for Antibalas on the eve of the release of its self-titled, fifth studio album. The project, due Aug. 8 on Daptone Records, represen ...

  11. Firefly 2012: Highlights From Delaware's First Major Music Fest

    July 23, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Delaware may be the First State in the union, but it's probably one of the last that you'd associate with cutting-edge rock music. That changed this past weekend when the home of NASCAR races, beachfront condos and tax-free shopping hosted ...

  12. ATP's 'I'll Be Your Mirror' 2012 Relocating To NYC From Asbury Park, NJ

    July 13, 2012 12:23 PM EDT ATP Concerts today announced that its Sept. 2012 'I'll Be Your Mirror' festival co-curated by Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli originally slated for Asbury Park, New Jersey is relocating the event to Pier 36 in Manhattan. A post on the ...

  13. Backbeat: Seymour Stein, Martin Mills, Cathy Bauer, Darius Van Arman Bathe In the Warm Indie Glow of A2IM's Inaugural Libera Awards

    June 22, 2012 7:00 PM EDT Group Rate: Some of A2IM's members: Front row (L to R): Cathy Bauer (Daptone), Glenn Morrow (Bar/None), Pat Berry (Six Degrees), Emmy Black (Bar/None), Molly Neuman (eMusic), Nydia Ines Davila (Daptone), Lori Condon (Acony). 2nd row, L to R: ...

  14. Spotify, Bon Iver, Arcade Fire Take Home First Ever Libera Awards

    June 21, 2012 9:00 PM EDT Bon Iver's self titled release took home the award for Independent Album of the Year (presented by Official.fm) and the Arcade Fire's "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)" won Independent Video of the Year at the first ever ...

  15. Charles Bradley LIVE @ Bonnaroo 2012

    Charles Bradley LIVE @ Bonnaroo 2012

    June 10, 2012 12:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Charles Bradley LIVE @ Bonnaroo 2012 bonnaroo , Charles Bradley , performance , saturday , Charles Bradley , Bonnaroo , Performance Videos Charles Bradley Bonnaroo Performance ...

  16. Beggars Group's Martin Mills To Be Honored At A2IM's Inaugural Libera Awards

    May 30, 2012 3:52 PM EDT At the June 21 Libera Awards, Beggars Group founder and CEO Martin Mills will be presented with a lifetime achievement award presented by Sire Records co-founder Seymour Stein. The Amercian Association of Independent Music will launch its inaugura ...

  17. The Great GoogaMooga Fest to Refund 'Extra Mooga' Tickets Amid Attendee Backlash

    May 23, 2012 1:07 PM EDT This past weekend's inaugural Great GoogaMooga festival, put on by Bonnaroo and Outside Lands producers Superfly Presents, in Brooklyn's Prospect Park got off to an inauspicious start, with long lines and infrastructural problems marring ...

  18. Afghan Whigs, Louis C.K. to Play ATP's I'll Be Your Mirror Fest

    February 24, 2012 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 The I'll Be Your Mirror event hosted by All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) is returning to Asbury Park, NJ in September, with The Afghan Whigs, Louis C.K. and The Roots among the confirmed acts. Co-curated by ATP and Greg Dulli of the reformed W ...

  19. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:26 PM EST Radiohead, Phish, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, ...

  20. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead , Phish , the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, ...

  21. TV on the Radio Previews New Album at SXSW Show

    March 18, 2011 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 St. Patrick's Day brought out the youth in the concertgoers at SXSW last night (Mar. 17), as hordes of green-clad drunkards were heard howling and seen lining up for beer bongs. As fickle fans texted each other about getting shut out of all the ...