The acclaimed Beatles concert RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES will make its Broadway debut this fall with a limited 12-week run of performances at the NEIL SIMON THEATRE (250 West 52nd Street). RAIN is set to officially go national in early 2011.
Louisville, KY’s Wax Fang share much more of a connection with My Morning Jacket than a common hometown and a penchant for playing ambitious and electrifying music. Today the trio are releasing “The Astronaut (Part 1),” a sprawling seventeen minute digital-only single, on MMJ frontman Yim Yames’ label, Removador Recordings & Solutions. Click
The ultimate rock & roll session man, Leon Russell's long and storied career includes collaborations with a virtual who's who of music icons spanning from Jerry Lee Lewis to Phil Spector to the Rolling Stones. A similar eclecticism and scope also surfaced in his solo work, which couched his charmingly gravelly voice in a rustic yet rich swamp pop fusion of country, blues and gospel.
The music of Pink Floyd continues to be a top seller today, with classic albums like Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall appealing to new generations decades after their release. Wish We Were Floyd showcases the total immersive experience of a live Pink Floyd show, entertaining the casual Floyd listener as well as the hardcore fan. Those familiar with Pink Floyd's radio hits will recognize much of the material.
The guys in the Band of Heathens are fond of saying they became a unit by accident. But one might argue that a kind of destiny was involved in the merger of singer/songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Ed Jurdi, Gordy Quist and Colin Brooks with bassist Seth Whitney and drummer John Chipman, all of whom came from various solo careers and groups.
The Yardbirds will be playing east coast and Ohio dates this May. A true institution, in the brief period from 1963 to 1968, The Yardbirds made an indelible mark on the music and culture of the time, and then on future generations.