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  • Old 97's Album Will Be 'Barnstorming, Revved-Up Honky-Tonk'

    Old 97's Album Will Be 'Barnstorming, Revved-Up Honky-Tonk' | ARTICLE

    For the past 20 years, the Old 97's have romanticized whiskey-wrecked nihilism and slow-burn heartbreak. Goofy, unhinged and a little bit dangerous, the band has swaggered between raw country rock to cowpunk, with a homegrown Dallas...

    October 31, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Richie Havens to Be Celebrated with Concert and Scattering of Ashes

    Richie Havens to Be Celebrated with Concert and Scattering of Ashes | ARTICLE

    Friends, family and fellow musicians will celebrate the life and music of Richie Havens on August 18th by throwing a concert and spreading his ashes by plane over the original site of the Woodstock Festival, which he...

    August 6, 2013 5:45 PM ET
  • Tom Tom Club on Returning to the Studio: 'We Just Wing It'

    Tom Tom Club on Returning to the Studio: 'We Just Wing It' | ARTICLE

    Just days after finishing their European tour, Tom Tom Club have already headed back into the studio to record their follow-up to last year's Downtown Rockers. Chris Frantz and bassist Tina Weymouth, both formerly of Talking Heads, ...

    July 31, 2013 3:55 PM ET
  • Rockers Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth Talk Marriage

    Rockers Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth Talk Marriage | ARTICLE

    Some rock & roll marriages last: for an example, see Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club. The couple met at Rhode Island School of Design in 1971 and a year...

    July 4, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Eric Clapton Cancels Shows Due to Back Injury

    Eric Clapton Cancels Shows Due to Back Injury | ARTICLE

    Eric Clapton has cancelled two upcoming concerts this week in Austria and Germany, citing back problems. "The concerts scheduled for Vienna (11 June) and Stuttgart (12 June) have been canceled," read a statement posted on...

    June 11, 2013 5:10 PM ET
  • Gary Clark Jr. to Join the Rolling Stones in Boston

    Gary Clark Jr. to Join the Rolling Stones in Boston | ARTICLE

    Texas blues guitarist and singer Gary Clark Jr. will join the Rolling Stones Wednesday night at Boston's TD Garden. The band made the announcement this afternoon on

    June 11, 2013 3:45 PM ET
  • David Crosby Hopes for One More CSNY Tour

    David Crosby Hopes for One More CSNY Tour | ARTICLE

    Figuring he has another decade to live, David Crosby said he'd love to do one last tour with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young before he dies.  "Look, I have maybe 10 more years,...

    June 10, 2013 2:50 PM ET
  • Arcade Fire's Win Butler to Join Rolling Stones in Montreal

    Arcade Fire's Win Butler to Join Rolling Stones in Montreal | ARTICLE

    Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler will be the latest guest singer to join the Rolling Stones on their "50 and Counting" tour when he sits in this Sunday at the Bell Centre in Montreal. 

    June 7, 2013 3:10 PM ET
  • Bob Dylan Inducted Into American Academy of Arts and Letters

    Bob Dylan Inducted Into American Academy of Arts and Letters | ARTICLE

    Bob Dylan was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters yesterday, marking the first time a musician has been tapped as an honorary member for the prestigious award.

    May 16, 2013 9:15 AM ET
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