[UPDATE: The complete lineup is now on page two of this post.] Right now, even as I type this, Weird Al Yankovic is in the midst of a three-hour long live streaming video announcement for this year's Bonnaroo Festival, a four-day event that takes place every year in Manchester, Tennessee. As one wh ... More >>
Glen Hansard, with The Lost Brothers The Pageant September 25, 2012 Glen Hansard is a master manipulator. Oh, he doesn't toy with you intentionally, but with lyrics so tightly crafted and rhythms so expertly layered, Hansard can make you feel just about anything. He rips out your heart, uses it for ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Matthew and the AtlasThe Communion Music organization, which started in London as a collective and monthly showcase and has since expanded internationally into a promotion/label/musician catchall, is launching its U.S. operations with a tour featuring Matthew and the Atlas, The David Mayfield ... More >>
Jason StoffEddie Vedder | Glen Hansard Fox Theatre July 1, 2011 Nobody tell Nic Cage, but Eddie Vedder's voice is basically a national treasure at this point. It's the voice that launched a thousand alt-rock vocalists, those of Creed and Fuel least notable on the list. And when it comes t ... More >>
Daniel BoudIt is on nights like tonight when we most wish we were some kind of amorphous blob that could split six ways: Elvis Costello's at the Pageant, Eddie Vedder's packing his ukulele into the Fox, Fucked Up and JEFF the Brotherhood are going to kick ass at the Firebird, Clownvis is fil ... More >>
Todd OwyoungMumford and Sons | The Low Anthem | Matthew and the Atlas The Pageant June 5, 2011 For all of you who weren't among the lucky clickers who obtained tickets to last night's Mumford and Sons show at the Pageant, this is how it went down: At 4:30 p.m., a line forms. Not anxious adol ... More >>
Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder is gearing up to release a solo album, Ukulele Songs. As you might expect, the collection features original songs and some covers, all performed on the ukulele. He's also embarking on a solo tour that's coming to the Fabulous Fox on Friday, July 1. Glen Hansard (of the Frame ... More >>
Annie ZaleskiIt was Glen Hansard's show last night at the Pageant. Although he shared the stage with Markéta Irglová, the Swell Season's other co-founder - as well as his other band the Frames, opener Rachael Yamagata and the occasional overzealous audience member -- Hansard commanded the s ... More >>
The Swell Season Where: The Pageant When: Tonight, December 4 With: Rachael Yamagata Sounds Like: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova -- the Once co-stars who were in love and now aren't -- articulate the intangible facets of love, romance and heartbreak via gentle, achingly beautiful folk-rock. ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, December 4. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
I headed down to Off Broadway on Friday night to join folks primed and ready for a true potpourri of local music: One-man spazz show Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship, retro-pop power trio Blind Eyes, the bartender-meets-Brit-prep of the Hibernauts and the shiny, neon synth-punk theatrics of the Makeshi ... More >>
Week of May 24, 2007
Once upon a time in Ireland, a girl met a guy and they made sweet music.
Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune.
Sunday, October 9; Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)