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Watch Nurse Hopper’s Creepy Video From Jack White’s Immersive Medical-Themed Concert

Back in July, Jack White had a shitload of fun putting on a secret show in London built like a piece of interactive theater (and done in collaboration with the acting company that does Sleep No More, that interactive-theater thing everyone has been telling me to see since I moved to New York). It played… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 19, 2014 - 5:58 pm

Hear Some Of Jack White’s Lazaretto Demos

News recently circulated that Lazaretto, Jack White’s new solo album, has sold more vinyl albums in a single year than anything since Pearl Jam’s Vitalogy in 1994. That’s partly because of how White kept hawking the tricked-out vinyl edition at every opportunity, but it probably helps that the album has some really good songs. And… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 6, 2014 - 12:33 pm

Osheaga 2014: Lorde, The Replacements, HAIM, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, & More

More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc Jean-Drapeau, located in the heart of the city, a five-minute subway ride from downtown, the Canadian city is able to pull off a music-and-arts festival like Osheaga with relative ease. More »

By: Adrien Begrand / August 4, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Watch First Aid Kit Cover Jack White’s “Love Interruption”

The Australian radio network Triple J has a video series called Like A Version, on which artists come on and cover other artists’ songs, and it’s usually a lot of fun. Case in point: The rootsy Swedish sister act First Aid Kit recently appeared, and they took on Jack White’s solo single “Love Interruption,” a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 1, 2014 - 8:58 am

Watch Sad Jack White Throw Out The First Pitch At Tonight’s Tigers Game

After a rough night playing Detroit’s Fox Theatre yesterday, Jack White threw the ceremonial first pitch in his hometown for the Tigers. Maybe he’s still getting over his recent meme-ification as a disgruntled Cubs fan, but he still couldn’t manage to put on a smile even after throwing a straight pitch down the middle to… More »

By: James Rettig / July 29, 2014 - 8:15 pm

Jack White Annoyed By Apathetic Hometown Crowd At Detroit’s Plush Fox Theatre

Jack White is one of Detroit’s favorite sons, presumably, but he wasn’t feeling the love from his home crowd when he played the Fox Theatre Monday night. According to a Detroit Free Press report, White was apprehensive about playing a plush venue where “people start to feel like they’re watching a movie.” White was so… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 29, 2014 - 5:52 pm

Photos: Newport Folk Festival 2014

This past weekend brought the 2014 edition of the Newport Folk Festival. Headliners included Jenny Lewis, Jack White, Jeff Tweedy, and a very special appearance by Mavis Staples. We sent photographer Taylor Hill to capture the event, and you can find our gallery of performance photos and portraits above. More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 29, 2014 - 2:24 pm

Stream Beck’s Song Reader Album Feat. Jack White, Jarvis Cocker, Tweedy, Fun., & More

Back in 2012, when he was taking a break from recording proper albums, Beck released Song Reader, an “album” made up of nothing but sheet music. And after refusing to play the songs in public for a long time, he staged a couple of big Song Reader concerts in London and L.A. Many of the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 29, 2014 - 8:56 am

Watch Jack White Join Beck On “Loser,” “Pay No Mind,” & “Where It’s At” In Providence

After headlining Newport Folk Festival on Saturday night, Jack White made his way over to Beck’s concert in nearby Providence, Rhode Island to perform for the whole encore. The two did “Loser” and “Pay No Mind” together and were joined by Sean Lennon for an extended version of “Where It’s At” before leaving the stage. More »

By: James Rettig / July 27, 2014 - 3:08 pm

Here’s A Jack White Performance One Milwaukee Fan Will Never Forget

When Jack White isn’t busy looking grumpy at baseball games, he also sometimes plays music. A few nights ago at his show in Milwaukee (where he also sang Lorde’s “Royals”), he brought a fan onstage during his encore performance of “Seven Nation Army” and she got to jam with the band for a bit while… More »

By: James Rettig / July 23, 2014 - 9:47 pm

Caption The Sad Jack White Cubs Photo And Win A Prize

UPDATE: Here’s our winner!

You may have heard that last night guitar god and vinyl fetishist Jack White was spotted at a Chicago Cubs game looking sad and/or angry. Per Third Man Records’ Instagram, it looks like some sort of field trip with Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 23, 2014 - 5:05 pm

Watch Jack White Cover Lorde’s “Royals” In Milwaukee

Jack White has been incorporating a lot of covers into his set recently — just this weekend, he did a quick shoutout to Jay Z’s “99 Problems” and last month he covered Kanye, Beck, and the Stooges all in one show. The latest to get the cover treatment is Lorde’s “Royals,” which seems to be… More »

By: James Rettig / July 22, 2014 - 8:27 pm

Watch Jack White Cover Jay Z’s “99 Problems” & Dick Dale’s “Misirlou”

Jack White has been getting pretty loose and freeform with his setlists recently, and he’s been trigger-happy with the covers. At one recent Dublin show, for instance, he covered Beck, the Stooges, and Kanye West. And during his headlining set at Louisville, Kentucky’s Forecastle Festival this past weekend, he tried out Jay Z’s “99 Problems,”… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 21, 2014 - 11:04 am

Beck’s Song Reader CD Tracklist Revealed: Jack White, Jarvis Cocker, Tweedy, Fun., & More

As previously speculated, Beck is finally releasing an official version of his 2012 sheet music album Song Reader at the end of the month. Beck will only be performing one song (“Heaven’s Ladder”) himself and the rest of the songs will be interpreted by other artists, including Jack White, Jarvis Cocker, Fun., father/son team Tweedy,… More »

By: James Rettig / July 8, 2014 - 9:20 pm

Jack White’s Secret London Show Involved Interactive Theater, Creepy Medical Tests, And A Fake Disease Outbreak

Working within the theme implied by the title of his new album Lazaretto (which is a term for leper colonies), Jack White played an elaborate secret show in London last night that sounds similar to a performance of Sleep No More — oh wait, that’s because White actually got the theater company behind Sleep NoMore »

By: Miles Bowe / July 3, 2014 - 5:24 pm

Metallica Respond To Glastonbury Critics With Fox Hunt Parody, Jack White Plays “Enter Sandman”

Metallica came under some fire before their headlining performance at Glastonbury after some festival fans tried to ban the band from appearing because of James Hetfield’s views on big game hunting. The petition — which came in the form of a now-deleted Facebook page — called for their removal from the lineup following the announcement… More »

By: James Rettig / June 29, 2014 - 2:41 pm

Watch Glastonbury 2014 Performances From Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Jack White, Disclosure, Haim, & More

Glastonbury, the world’s biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of all the performances from the legendary Somerset extravaganza. Below you can watch professionally shot footage of songs from Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, Haim, Metallica, MGMT, Parquet Courts, Chvrches, Interpol,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 28, 2014 - 2:33 pm

Watch Jack White Perform With The Kills And Cover Kanye, Beck, & Stooges In Dublin Last Night

The Kills opened for Jack White in Dublin last night ahead of White’s stop at Glastonbury, which of course led to several collaborations between White and Kills singer Alison Mosshart, his Dead Weather bandmate. Mosshart came on stage early in the set to duet on White’s Blunderbuss single “Love Interruption,” and the Kills returned to… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 27, 2014 - 12:58 pm

Download Jack White’s Full Bonnaroo ’14 Set

Jack White played Bonnaroo last weekend, and although his set didn’t crack our list of the top 10 performances, all historical evidence suggests it rocked sufficiently hard while providing healthy does of unbridled swagger, old-timey sensibility, and classic material from White’s storied catalog. Want to find out for yourself? Download the whole thing in video… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 19, 2014 - 11:05 am

Jack White’s Lazaretto Breaks First-Week Vinyl Sales Record

When Jack White released his first solo album Blunderbuss two years ago, he scored the first Billboard #1 of his entire career; none of his bands had scaled to that peak. And now he’s got another #1 to his name. Lazaretto, white’s new solo album album, is the top-selling album for the past week i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 18, 2014 - 11:21 am
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