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Richard L. Dewey

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  • Rolling Stones Thrill Huge Crowd at Historic Havana Show

    "This is a new time," Mick Jagger tells audience during set packed with hits

    • Music
  • Pearl Jam Ignite Steel City Crowd With Tour Kickoff

    Band debuts new 'Lightning Bolt' songs and brings out Pirates pitcher Jason Grilli

    • Music
  • Noel Gallagher Unearths Oasis Rarities at First Solo Show

    Noel Gallagher took the first major step in his solo career last night with a stripped-down acoustic set at London's Royal Albert Hall. Playing as part of the annual Teenage Cancer Trust concerts, a series of benefit shows started 10 years ago by the Who's Roger Daltrey, Gallagher — playing his first solo show since […]

    • Music
  • Pearl Jam Break Out New Songs, Rarities, Ronnie Wood in London

    Last night in London Pearl Jam broke out rarities, brand new songs and even the Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood. Playing in the legendary Shepherd's Bush Empire, Eddie Vedder and Co. kicked off the evening with "Sometimes" from No Code before briefly visiting Pink Floyd's "Interstellar Overdrive," which served as a segue into "Corduroy." The band […]

    • Music
  • Eric Clapton Starts Royal Albert Hall Run With Classics and Covers

    On Saturday night Eric Clapton kicked off an 11-date residency at the Royal Albert Hall in London with a diverse two-hour set that featured old favorites, new covers and a mini acoustic set. The show marked Clapton's first appearance at the cozy venue — he once compared performing at the Royal Albert to "playing in […]

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  • My Bloody Valentine Return After 16 Years With Ear-Splitting Set

    Over the weekend My Bloody Valentine made their long-awaited return to the stage with a deafening performance that cemented their reputation as the loudest band on Earth. Aside from two tiny rehearsal gigs last week, the five-night stand that began on Friday at London's legendary Roundhouse marked the first live performances from the revered noise-pop […]

    • Music
  • First Major Bob Dylan Art Exhibit Opens in London

    The first major art gallery exhibit by Bob Dylan opened Saturday at the Halcyon Gallery in London's lively Mayfair district. Although he's been a committed visual artist since 1961, this is only the second time that Dylan's work has been shown publicly — the first being a three-month stint in Germany's Chemnitz Museum. Of the […]

    • (Sub)Culture
  • Coldplay Showcase "Viva La Vida" at First Free Show in London

    "No refunds," joked Chris Martin to the 5,000 lucky lottery winners jammed into London's Brixton Academy last night for the first proper live gig from Coldplay in more than two years. Playing in front of flashing stadium lights that illuminated the ecstatic crowd, Coldplay opened with "Life in Technicolor" and "Violet Hill," cuts from their […]

    • Music
  • Tom Morello Welcomes Slash, Perry Farrell, Flea at All-Star "Justice Tour" Stop

    Tom Morello kicked off his seven-city "Justice Tour" last night by calling every able-bodied rock legend in Los Angeles for a surreal night of music and social awareness at the Troubadour. "This is what happens when I go through my Blackberry," Morello joked to the crowd before Stuart Copeland snuck behind the drums and Perry […]

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  • Radiohead Prep for 'In Rainbows' Tour With Tiny BBC Shows

    "It's been a very long day," Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke told the 312 very lucky fans inside the legendary BBC Radio Theatre last night. The boys from Oxford spent the entire day promoting their recent album In Rainbows and playing a pair of warm-up concerts for their upcoming tours of Europe and North America. For […]

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