Join us early for a talk with Colin and Rod of The Zombies moderated by director Jonathan Demme and stick around for a full length show with The Zombies, Django Django and Adam Green and Binki Shapiro. Tickets to this one-time conversation are $15 and available only on-site, starting at 3:30pm on June 15; tickets include express-entry bleacher seats to the show immediately following.
The Waterboys will visit North America twice — once in the summer and again in the fall — with current album An Appointment With Mr. Yeats in hand. The band will tour five Canadian cities (Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, St. John’s and Halifax) July 12-21 with a stop at Brooklyn, N.Y.’s Celebrate Brooklyn festival.
The 47th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival begins this Saturday, June 8 and continues through June 15 at the Bill Monroe Memorial Bluegrass Music Park & Campground in Bean Blossom (Brown County), Indiana.
Meet Me At The Edge Of the World, the upcoming double album from the highly acclaimed band Over The Rhine, is set for a September 3rd release on their Great Speckled Dog label. Over The Rhine’s nucleus of husband and wife duo Karin Bergquist and Linford Detweiler have created their most ambitious offering to date with Meet Me At The Edge Of The World, and they did not need to look far to find their muse.
The Silent Comedy is no laughing matter. Set to release the six-track EP Friends Divide on June 10th, The Silent Comedy has been fermenting nicely in San Diego’s local bar scene. Their previous album Common Faults sold over 14,000 copies. They have been accumulating a cult-like following, impart due to their ruckus live performances which have fondly been dubbed a “Whiskey Tent Revival”.
To start, Camera Obscura introduces Desire Lines with a brief, sweeping overture (simply, “Intro”) that hints at the structured dreamscape to come—not that any future tracks on the record revisit the string arrangement procured here; I mean to say that this short, overwrought musical construct belies the band’s aspiration to sublime grandeur in obvious subtext.
I remember back a couple years ago I was spending New Year’s Eve at this little ski hill pub up in New Hampshire, and there was a live band heading up the evening from a corner stage. They were good too, playing your standard classic rock fare of the Stones, Petty, and the like.
The Nation will experience a special one-hour episode of "The Colbert Report" as Stephen Colbert welcomes Paul McCartney. The super-sized show will feature an interview as well as performances of songs featured on McCartney’s current Out There tour, the new 2013 reissue of “Wings Over America” and more with one song to be exclusively available at www.ColbertNation.com. Tune-in to "Th