As Saturday morning rolled around, it was immediately clear that the energy was electric in Austin that day. Not only was it the biggest and most attended day of the festival that weekend, but UT Austin’s homecoming game was also held just a few miles North as countless Austinites either split their time between the two events or had their phones out to watch the game in the crowd as the Longhorns hosted the Oklahoma Sooners.
There are three topics we will inevitably bring up in every review of Outside Lands. The quality of the music, the cultural significance of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco’s art history, and how in one way or another, the fog always finds a way to impact the ambiance of the festival. With this year’s fog having an even bigger presence than in years past, we thought to search for a meteorologist to explain this phenomenon.
The concluding day of Bonnaroo 2023, Sunday, June 17th, kept the 85,000-strong crowd of festival-goers spellbound with a grand curtain call performance by The Foo Fighters. The simmering tension of a potential thunderstorm only heightened the anticipation, adding a dramatic edge to an otherwise electrifying day. But in an instance of atmospheric serendipity, the celestial downpour held off, allowing the final chords to echo across Centeroo before the heavens unleashed their symphony.
For the past few months, veteran rocker and Foo Fighters six-stringer Chris Shiflett has been sharing new tastes of his signature honky-tonk-meets-rock-and-roll sound. “Dead And Gone” found the Southern Californian trading licks with Nashville pickers like Tom Bukovac and Charlie Worsham and “Black Top White Lines” put a rocking spin on the classic “murder ballad” format.
After two pandemic years off, Boston Calling returned to the Harvard Athletic Complex in 2022. Building off of last year’s success, the festival continues to grow even bigger in 2023. On a mild sunny afternoon, tens of thousands of people descended upon Boston on Friday, for the first day of the event.
Foo Fighters Added as Caesars Entertainment and Another Planet Entertainment Celebrate 20th Anniversary Season at Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys
A multi-day celebration of music hosted in one of North America's most beautiful cities, the Festival D'ete de Quebec (FEQ) is a festival unlike any other. Today, FEQ announces the star-studded lineup for FEQ 2023, featuring star performers and exciting rising acts from all over the world, plenty of incredibly talented Canadian artists..
Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS) has just announced the final acts and daily schedule for the 2023 Labor Day Experience which includes Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, Foo Fighters. The Foo Fighters will headline the Sunday, Sept. 3 spot, closing out the annual weekend event. Punk pioneer and Rock & Roll icon, Billy Idol, will perform prior to Foo Fighters. Grace Potter, described by Spin as “one of the greatest living voices in rock today,” will perform prior to The Lumineers on Friday, Sept. 1.
Let There Be Drums! – An Examination Into the Essential Role of Drumming – Out Now via Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video + In Select Theaters
Greenwich Entertainment is proud to present the release of their latest music documentary, Let There Be Drums! –– directed by Justin Kreutzmann, son of The Grateful Dead's drummer Bill Kreutzmann. The new film is an examination into the essential role drumming plays in great bands and how music passes from generation to generation.
Are drummers born that way or do they become that way? Does the urge to create rhythm and be an integral part of a band emanate from something within—or is it learned?