The War On Drugs
Friday morning at Bonnaroo 2022 dawned hot and steamy like the preceding days. Many hardcore music fans were just getting ready to fall asleep in the muggy conditions. Then in mid-morning, clouds began to darken the sky, and the threat of thunderstorms shut down Centeroo for several hours. The blustery storm dropped a short downpour before quickly departing, and temperatures at the festival finally began to cool into more moderate summertime conditions.
Climate Control Projects announces the addition of The War On Drugs to The Big Climate Thing. The band will headline the climate action concert’s Saturday, September 17th lineup rounding out a diverse 3-day bill of climate-concerned music makers - a list that includes Khruangbin, The Roots, The Flaming Lips, Gary Clark Jr., HAIM, Sheryl Crow, Guster, Antibalas, Courtney Barnett, Sunflower Bean, and The Weather Station, among others. The Big Climate Thing takes place on September 16-18, 2022 at Forest Hills Stadium.
WXPN, the non-commercial, member-supported radio station of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced that it will present its annual three-day XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru from Friday, September 16 through Sunday, September 18, 2022 at two adjacent outdoor venues on the Camden, New Jersey waterfront.
SACRED ROSE debuts in Chicago: Phil Lesh, Khruangbin, The War On Drugs, Black Pumas, Umphrey’s McGee & more
To trace the lineage of numerous popular American genres, one only has to turn to the musical history of Chicago and absorb the city’s legacy as a cultural hub of jazz, blues, and rock n’ roll. Now, in honor of The Windy City’s rich background for diverse artistic innovation comes a first-of-its-kind music festival: SACRED ROSE.
The War on Drugs announce a slew of new shows in support of I Don’t Live Here Anymore, released last year on Atlantic Records and widely considered to be one of the best and “most complete rock albums of the year” (Billboard). The new dates extend the recently announced spring leg throughout the southeast and include a month of fall shows taking them to cities not yet played in support of I Don’t Live Here Anymore.
In dreams the lake whispered, in waking the lake called out psychically - but then also on the phone. Desert Daze is returning to Lake Perris, CA for a weekend of concerts from November 12 - 14, 2021. Headlining this year’s event is The War on Drugs performing their only 2021 show, Kamasi Washington, Toro y Moi and Japanese Breakfast.
The War on Drugs rocked the Pitchfork Music Festival Saturday night to an enthusiastic and appreciative audience. The Philadelphia indie-rock band (which is what you would expect at Pitchfork) was ably led by front-man/co-founder/ primary songwriter/guitarist Adam Granduciel, who did not speak to the crowd much during The War on Drug's hour-plus set, but rather let the music do the talking. The music was carried by the rhythm section of Charlie Hall on drums and David H