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Bono and Glen Hansard surprised shoppers on Grafton St in Dublin tonight, singing Christmas songs to raise money for homelessness. This is the fifth year in a row Bono has busked for charity on…   Read Story »
"Fairytale Of New York," the 1987 duet from the Pogues and Kirsty MacColl, is the best Christmas song ever recorded, and I will not hear any arguments to the contrary. Last night, a roots-music…   Read Story »
Most NYC show-goers have dipped into the Living Room at some point or another: maybe to see a favorite touring singer-songwriter, or a big rock star try a stripped down and intimate set, or to see a…   Read Story »
Eddie Vedder dropped by the Terrace Theater in support of his solo album Ukulele Songs. Vedder had a few surprises for the crowd as he covered some of his favorite bands like X, Tom Waits, and the…   Read Story »
Oscar-winning ex-lovers Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová invited the actor to perform a very "personal song" with them in LA. Some might say TOO personal! It included his phone number. Watch here…   Read Story »
If you love R.E.M. and weren't at Carnegie Hall last night, you should probably do a better job at loving R.E.M. The evening was billed as a tribute to the Athenian eye-smilers, which meant…   Read Story »
Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová's surprise indie-rock Oscar win likely had a lot to do with a trio of Tony-winning producers acquiring Once's live theater rights so they could bring the flick to…   Read Story »
As far as predicting Best Song awards go, there's little conventional wisdom to rely on aside from Randy Newman probably being nominated, and a song you probably don't care about winning. Not so at…   Read Story »