13 items by Robin A. Rothman

  • Sinead O'Connor, Burning Spear Jam in NY

    Sinead O'Connor, Burning Spear Jam in NY | ARTICLE

    The fifth-annual Jammy Awards show, held Tuesday night at New York City's Madison Square Garden, opened with new blues and ended with old reggae. In between, the five-hour event held true to its exploratory spirit, covering bluegrass,...

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Black Crowes Heat Up

    Black Crowes Heat Up | ARTICLE

    According to the Black Crowes' official tour schedule, Tuesday night will mark the end of their almost four-year break . . . but their official tour schedule is wrong. What began with the...

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Stripes Leave Denver Cold

    Stripes Leave Denver Cold | ARTICLE

    Jack and Meg White share a stage surname, a flair for feeding rumors, and a predilection for white and red color schemes. What they don't share, unfortunately, is a talent for their respective instruments.Over four albums, Jack...

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Phish Plan Holiday Shows

    Phish Plan Holiday Shows | ARTICLE

    Phish are planning eight shows between Thanksgiving and New Year's this year. The band kicks off a four-date trip around the Northeast November 28th on Long Island, New York, and then heads to Miami December 28th for...

    September 18, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Radiohead Electrify Red Rocks

    Radiohead Electrify Red Rocks | ARTICLE

    Put a capital-B Band like Radiohead in a capital-V Venue like Colorado's Red Rocks, and the possibilities become limitless. Last night, the cloud-filled sky above the natural amphitheater formed the perfect backdrop for the band's ominous, rumbling...

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Phish Catapult in Vegas

    Phish Catapult in Vegas | ARTICLE

    One of the casualties of Phish's two-year hiatus -- and it was painfully obvious during the four-show comeback a month and a half ago -- was the band's almost supernatural sense of unity. While Phish's winter run was certainly energetic...

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Dead, Panic to Play Bonnaroo

    Dead, Panic to Play Bonnaroo | ARTICLE

    The former members of the Grateful Dead and Widespread Panic will headline the 2003 Bonnaroo Music Festival, which returns to a 600-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee, June 13-15. Bob Weir and Phil Lesh will team up again under the recently revealed...

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Phish, Dead Meet at the Jammys

    Phish, Dead Meet at the Jammys | ARTICLE

    Phish bassist Mike Gordon and former Grateful Dead guitarist/Ratdog frontman Bob Weir are among the artists scheduled to perform at the third annual Jammy Awards, to be held at New York's Roseland Ballroom on October 2nd. "We wanted to go...

    September 4, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Tool Take Radio City

    Tool Take Radio City | ARTICLE

    When a band's live show places as much emphasis on visual synchronization to the music as Tool's does, it makes spontaneity a mighty difficult task to pull off. In the midst of a national arena tour that's...

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Clinton Funks Up the Apollo

    Clinton Funks Up the Apollo | ARTICLE

    It's the second in a two-night New York City run for George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic. The band has been jamming on "Funkentelechy" for about ten minutes and George Clinton is still backstage at the Apollo Theater, sprawled...

    July 1, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Layne Staley Found Dead

    Layne Staley Found Dead | ARTICLE

    Former Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley was found dead in his Seattle home Friday; he was thirty-four. The King County Medical Examiner has not yet released an official cause or time of death, but heroin-related paraphernalia...

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Kid Rock, Newsted Ride Gov't Mule

    Kid Rock, Newsted Ride Gov't Mule | ARTICLE

    "I'm gonna be the bass player in the Mule," former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted informed Rolling Stone in mock confidence yesterday after joining the band at New York's Beacon Theater. "Nobody else knows yet. They don't even...

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Beasties Rock for Peace

    Beasties Rock for Peace | ARTICLE

    The poignancy of Pakistani performer Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's half-hour set Sunday evening at the first of two "New Yorkers Against Violence" benefit concerts may have been somewhat lost at first on an overly-eager Beastie Boys-obsessed...

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM ET