If there's any way to attract a big turnout for fans of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, it's holding a four-day, carnival-esque festival with promises of a puppetry, acrobats, a beer garden and a farmer's market. And fans of the hippie rockers will get all of this and more under a traditional Big Top at Los Angeles State Historic Park October 17-20. This final date even includes a matinee for the kiddies.
It's been a tough month for DMX. Yesterday (July 29), the rapper filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Manhattan. According to the Wall Street Journal, the 42-year old, born Earl Simmons, owes $1 to $10 million in debt with only $50,000 in assets.
The swan song from unarguably the most influential band of the last 25 years will be receiving the re-issue treatment this fall on a multi-format release. In commemoration of its 20th anniversary, Universal Music Enterprises will re-release "In Utero" with a slew of sonic goodies for fans on September 24.
As a way to breathe life into historic landmarks acoss the country, PBS' "Live from the Artists Den" pairs today's top music acts with what would typically be odd venue choices, and the result is something truly intimate and unique.