Jakob Dylan (Rachael Ray Party @ Stubb's)
This past weekend, the CBGB Festival — which couldn’t possibly have less to do with the grimy, legendary, shut-down New York club that gave it its name — came to New York’s Times Square, bringing an impressive-if-weird lineup that included My Morning Jacket, Grizzly Bear, Divine Fits, the Wallflowers, Lisa Loeb, and DJ James Murphy. More »
Coinciding nicely with the recent run of Rolling Stones shows in town, the culprits behind the Petty Fest conjured up another stellar night with Stones Fest. Sponsored by Jameson whiskey and benefitting the Sweet Relief musicians fund, it was a night full of songs from the Rolling Stones. The guest artist roster was deep with… More »
We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff necks and barking feet worth it. Here’s Wednesday, Thursday, Gibbarday, and SXSW’s metal shows, and more. This last post contains our notes, and photos from our intrepid photographers — Ryan… More »
Maybe some of the festivals we’ve been announcing are too loud for the folkier souls out there (Devendra). If that’s the case, the Newport Folk Festival just unveiled their ’08 lineup and new Dunkin’ Donuts-free name. The longstanding fest’s 49th year includes Jimmy Buffett, Cat Power, the Black Crowes, She & Him, Kaki King, Jim… More »
The folks at Flumesday recently ranked the apples that have fallen furthest from some of rock’s most regal trees. One can imagine that the factors for consideration included the height of said tree (to continue this weak metaphor) and the degree of pathos for the apple.
10. Sean Lennon ? At least he… More »