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Last year Sleater-Kinney put a period on their world-shaking, band-revitalizing 2015 with a nearly weeklong victory lap across some of New York’s finest venues. (They also played Terminal 5.) During the run, the iconic punk band, with help from one of their famous friends, revived their take on the B-52’s “Rock Lobster,” one of the… More »

Ryan Adams had a big 2014. His self-titled album was his best in almost a decade, and one of the best Tom Petty albums that Tom Petty didn’t release last year. Critics and fans were both into it, and he settled into a great groove with this stuff live, aided by his backing band, the… More »

Last week, Neil Young released a new record called The Monsanto Years. It isn’t very good. It’s a cartoonish protest concept record revolving around the agriculture company Monsanto and GMOs. The other distinguishing factor of the album is that Young chose to record it with Promise Of The Real, a band led by Lukas Nelson… More »

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Watch Neil Young Play “Till The Morning Comes” For The First Time Ever At French Billionaire’s Private Party

Last night, Neil Young played a private concert for French billionaire and banker Édouard Carmignac in Paris at the Théatre Mogador, and performed his After
James Rettig | January 26, 2016 - 5:08 pm
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Watch Kevin Shields, Mike Watt, & Sharon Van Etten Join Dinosaur Jr. In NYC

This week, Dinosaur Jr. have been playing a seven-night stand at New York's Bowery Ballroom, and they've brought out a ton of special guests, including…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2015 - 9:53 am
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Watch Bob Mould Join Dinosaur Jr. In NYC

Dinosaur Jr. are in the middle of a star-studded week-long residency at the Bowery Ballroom -- special guests so far have included Kurt Vile, Kim
James Rettig | December 7, 2015 - 10:18 am

Watch Dinosaur Jr. Cover Neil Young’s “Cortez The Killer” With Kurt Vile

Dinosaur Jr. just kicked off a seven-night run of shows at NYC's Bowery Ballroom in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their debut album, Dinosaur.
Peter Helman | December 4, 2015 - 7:12 pm
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Watch Michael Stipe Play A Surprise Solo Set, Cover The Doors

There are lots of good reasons to go see Patti Smith play a New York show if you get a chance, but here's an extra…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 8:44 am
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Neil Young Plays “Vampire Blues” & “L.A.” For The First Time In Over 40 Years

Neil Young is currently on tour with Promise Of The Real as his backing band, and he's been dusting off some old material that hasn't…
Peter Helman | October 15, 2015 - 7:30 pm
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Watch Pearl Jam & Stephen Colbert Cover Neil Young’s “Rockin’ In The Free World”

Pearl Jam have not been active in 2015. They haven't played any shows or released any music. Eddie Vedder has shown up at a whole…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2015 - 9:12 am
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Watch Ryan Adams, Norah Jones, Patrick Carney, Charles Bradley & More Cover Neil Young At Neil Fest Night 2

The two-day Neil Fest benefit concert concluded last night, with a stacked lineup of artists taking the stage at the Bowery Ballroom to pay tribute…
Peter Helman | September 15, 2015 - 6:38 pm
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Watch Ryan Adams Cover “Cinnamon Girl” & “Old Man” At Neil Fest

Last night, an all-star lineup of musicians converged on the Bowery Ballroom to pay tribute to Neil Young. The occasion was Neil Fest, a two-night…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2015 - 10:06 am
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Iron & Wine – “Albuquerque” (Neil Young Cover)

Over the years, Iron & Wine has (d)evolved into this overgrown jam-band entity that grosses me out and makes me sad -- but it was…
Chris DeVille | September 9, 2015 - 11:59 am
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Neil Young Tribute Concert Lines Up Ryan Adams, Sharon Van Etten, Body/Head, Patrick Carney, & More

This fall, NYC's Bowery Ballrooom is hosting the first-ever Neil Fest, a two-day tribute concert event organized by the same people who previously brought us…
Peter Helman | August 26, 2015 - 9:23 pm
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Neil Young Says Pono Is Expanding As Soon As It Finds CEO, Money

Neil Young raised $6.2 million on Kickstarter to launch Pono, a high-resolution digital audio player whose promises of a transcendent sonic experience unlike any other…
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2015 - 9:20 am
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Watch Neil Young Teach Meryl Streep How To Play Guitar

Because Meryl Streep is a goddess and literally never half-asses anything, she actually learned how to play guitar for her starring role as an aging…
James Rettig | August 14, 2015 - 5:01 pm
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Neil Young: “Streaming Ends For Me Today”

Neil Young has made a big stink about sound quality in recent years, and he continued to do so today, posting a Facebook message and…
Chris DeVille | July 15, 2015 - 1:14 pm
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Watch Dave Grohl And Friends Cover Neil Young’s “Cinnamon Girl” At His Motorcycle Rally

In conjunction with the Foo Fighters' blowout anniversary bash this weekend, Dave Grohl co-hosted a motorcycle rally because, well, he's Dave Grohl. That's just what…
Caitlin White | July 7, 2015 - 11:02 am
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Donald Trump Fires Back At Neil Young

When Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president last week, Neil Young's "Rockin' In The Free World" played as he walked onto the stage at…
Peter Helman | June 24, 2015 - 10:05 pm
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Stream Neil Young + Promise Of The Real The Monsanto Years

Neil Young has been in the news a lot lately, for taking "Rockin' In The Free World" away from Donald Trump and gifting it to
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2015 - 11:26 am
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