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Jack White Reunites the Dead Weather at Solo Gig

August 1, 2014

Jack White was joined by two special – but familiar – guests during a Wednesday night solo gig in his old hometown of Detroit. As Billboard reports, White's Dead Weather bandmates Alison Mosshart and Dean Fertita came onstage...

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Jack White Throws First Pitch at Tigers Game

July 30, 2014

When we last saw Jack White at a Major League Baseball game, he looked pretty depressed, and with good reason: He was watching the Chicago Cubs. They've been crappy for a century. Striking Out: The Best (and Worst) First Pitches by Musicians But on...

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Beck Hits 'Heart Is a Drum' on 'Colbert'

July 29, 2014

Beck stopped by The Colbert Report on Monday night to chat briefly with host Stephen Colbert and play two songs: One from his new album Morning Phase, and the other off his 2012 collection of sheet music, Song Reader, which sees release in a physical...

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Jack White to Throw First Pitch at Detroit Tigers Game

July 26, 2014

Jack White is hauling his baseball love out onto the field at Detroit's Comerica Park next week. The Motor City-bred rocker announced over Twitter on Friday that he'll be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch on Tuesday, July 29th when the Tigers host...

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Jack White's Third Man Records Starts Publishing Wing

July 22, 2014

Jack White's Third Man Records will officially launch its new publishing wing, Third Man Books, with the August 5th release of their first commercially available book, Language Lessons: Volume 1, a new box set featuring a 321-page hardbound collection...

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Beck to Release 'Song Reader' LP, Featuring Jack White, Fun. and More

July 9, 2014

Beck's most unusual release, the sheet-music collection Song Reader, will get a recorded release on July 29th – but Beck himself is singing only one of its songs. The record, titled Warby Parker Presents Beck Song Reader, will instead feature studio...

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Hear Jack White's 90-Minute BBC Set

July 3, 2014

After a striking, trolling set at Glastonbury, Jack White stopped by the BBC's Maida Vale studios to chat with DJ Zane Lowe and deliver a walloping 90-minute set, which you'll be able to hear in its entirety until Wednesday, July 10th. White's setlist...

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Listen to Jack White's Full Bonnaroo Set

June 19, 2014

This past Saturday night at Bonnaroo, Jack White electrified a crowd of over 70,000 with an incredible two-and-a-half hour, 26-song set list that covered all corners of his career, from the White Stripes and Raconteurs to Dead Weather and new LP Lazaretto....

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Jack White Gets Heavy in L.A.

June 12, 2014

After two decades in the music business, Jack White may have put together the heaviest band of his career: a five-piece backing group that features veterans from his gender-split backing bands the Peacocks and the Buzzards, including violinist Lillie...

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Jack White Blasts 'Lazaretto' on 'Tonight'

June 10, 2014

Jack White doused The Tonight Show stage in electric blue Monday night for an eardrum-shattering performance of "Lazaretto" from his new album of the same name, which finally sees release today. Donning a wildly patterned suit and white cowboy boots,...

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Red, White and Blues: The Best of the White Stripes

June 9, 2014

In the early '00s, when listeners first started hearing Jack and Meg White's raw and raucous blues, it was impossible to believe that such a huge racket could be made by just two people. But over the next few years, as the duo's size remained the same,...

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Jack White Joins Beck in Providence

July 27, 2014

Fresh off his headlining performance Saturday night at the Newport Folk Festival, Jack White popped over to make a guest appearance at another Rhode Island gig, joining Beck onstage at the Providence Performing Arts Center.  Beck's 'Morning Phase...

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Flagrant 2: Jack White, Kobe Bryant Want You to Read More

July 24, 2014

Did I mention things are a little slow in the sports world right now? Don't believe me? Just ask Jack White, who can't even go to a Cubs game in peace. Flagrant 2: Johnny Manziel's Jerseys and Ray Allen's Arrows Thankfully, The New Yorker – as...

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Yoakam, Isbell Hold Their Own at Forecastle Festival

July 22, 2014

To be clear, it's always been cool to like Dwight Yoakam. Music listeners in the "everything but country crowd" only started figuring that out in recent years. How else do you explain Dwight Yoakam — clad in his trademark cowboy hat and form-fitting...

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Inside Jack White's Bizarre Secret Psych Ward Show

July 3, 2014

Not many gigs start with the audience being asked to change into hospital gowns and end with the star being carted off in an ambulance – but that was how Jack White's latest secret show in London played out. Blues Genes: 15 of Jack White's Biggest...

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Jack White Keeps Playing After Plug Pulled

June 27, 2014

Nothing can stop Jack White from unleashing live rock & roll power – not even electricity. As spotted by Consequence of Sound, the rock icon hit a snag at his Dublin show Thursday night, when the venue pulled the plug on his P.A. system during...

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Jack White Sets Vinyl Sales Record

June 18, 2014

The streaming-music business continues to clank along on its road to The Future of the Record Business. Apple bought Beats Music, but has yet to say what it'll do with it. Amazon recently unveiled its own modest service. And YouTube reps are saying its...

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Jack White Finds 'Temporary Ground'

June 12, 2014

After melting faces on The Tonight Show Monday night, Jack White chose a more intimate vibe for his Wednesday night performance on Conan. Strumming on a petite chrome guitar, White was joined by just his bassist, dobro player and fiddle player for...

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Lazaretto

June 10, 2014

Jack White makes heavy, turbulent modern-blues records the same way he pursues his other passion, furniture restoration: with a decisive attention to contour, color scheme and cagey, durable detail. "Three Women," the opening rumble on Lazaretto, is based...

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Watch Jack White's Explosive New Video

June 4, 2014

Jack White's latest single, "Lazaretto," is full of chaotic groove, and now it's been paired with an equally insane music video. The Jonas & François-directed clip opens with a guitar pick flying through shards of shattered glass –...

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