Tuesday, November 30, 2010

SOTD: "I'm In Your Church At Night" - Active Child

Eddie Vedder Australia Tour

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder has announced some upcoming tour dates in Australia. For our friends down under, enjoy these shows.....

Ed Vedder Solo Tour Dates:

Day Date Venue City,State On Sale
Thurs 10,March QPAC Concert Hall Brisbane, QLD Dec 2nd, 9am NSW
Sat 12,March QPAC Concert Hall Brisbane, QLD Dec 2nd, 9am NSW
Tues 15,March Royal Theatre Canberra, ACT Dec 2nd, 9am NSW
Wed 16,March Civic Theatre Newcastle, NSW Dec 2nd, 9am NSW
Fri 18,March State Theatre Sydney, NSW Dec 2nd, 9am NSW
Sat 19,March State Theatre Sydney, NSW Dec 2nd, 9am NSW
Thurs 24,March Palais Theatre Melbourne, VIC Dec 2nd, 9am NSW
Fri 25,March Palais Theatre Melbourne, VIC Dec 2nd, 9am NSW
Sun 27,March Thebarton Theatre Adelaide, SA Dec 2nd, 9am NSW

General Public Tickets: Go on sale at 9:00am local time on Friday, December 10th at the following sites:

Brisbane: QPAC Concert Hall: www.qtix.com.au
Canberra: Royal Theatre: www.ticketek.com.au
Newcastle: Civic Theatre: www.ticketek.com.au
Sydney: State Theatre: www.ticketmaster.com.au
Melbourne: Palais Theatre www.ticketmaster.com.au
Adelaide: Thebarton Theatre www.venuetix.com.au

Monday, November 29, 2010

SOTD: "Lay Your Head Down" - Keren Ann

Ryan Montbleau Band on NPR "All Things Considered"

Over the holiday weekend, NPR's "All Things Considered" featured a session with the Ryan Montbleau Band. Setlist below, you can listen to the whole session HERE.




'Slippery Road'

'Love Songs'

'I Can't Wait'

WEB EXTRA: 'Chariot (I Know)'

NYC Area Concerts week of 11/29

12/1 Broken Bells, Karen Elson @ Irving Plaza
12/1 Doppleganger @ Union Hall
12/1 Lykke Li @ (le) poisson rouge
12/1 The Radio Dept., Braids @ Bowery Ballroom
12/1 Tennis @ Mercury Lounge
12/1 Warpaint @ The Studio at Webster Hall
12/1-8 Yo La Tengo @ Maxwell's
12/2 The Walkmen, School of Seven Bells, Tennis @ Terminal 5
12/2 Warpaint, Rewards @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
12/3-4 Badly Drawn Boy @ (le) poisson rouge
12/3 The Budos Band @ Bowery Ballroom
12/3 Kurt Vile @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
12/3 Peter Hook @ Webster Hall
12/4 Suckers @ (le) poisson rouge
12/4 Minus the Bear, The Whigs @ Terminal 5
12/4 Jeff Tweedy @ Bowery Ballroom

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

John McCauley & Ian O'Neil (Deer Tick) Tour Dates

John McCauley and Ian O'Neil of Deer Tick have announced some 2011 tour dates for the east coast. Most of these venues are pretty small so this should be a great tour.


Fri-Jan-14 Boston, MA Middle East Upstairs
Sat-Jan-15 Providence, RI Met Café
Sun-Jan-16 Northampton, MA Iron Horse
Wed-Jan-19 New York, NY City Winery
Thu-Jan-20 New Haven, CT Daniel Street
Fri-Jan-21 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church Santuary
Sat-Jan-22 York, PA Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center
Sun-Jan-23 Washington, DC Rock and Roll Hotel

SOTD: "Take Me Over" - Cut Copy

If you like this song, you can also stream it HERE.

Monday, November 22, 2010

NYC Area Concerts week of 11/22

11/22 Aimee Mann @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/23 Delta Spirit w/ Darker My Love @ Webster Hall
11/23 Matthew Dear with live band @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/23 Joanna Newsome @ Carnegie Hall
11/24 Delorean @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/24 Grimace Federation @ The Mercury Lounge
11/24 & 26 Free Energy / Foxy Shazam @ The Bowery Ballroom & Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/26 Midnight Juggernauts @ The Bowery Ballroom
11/26 Turbine @ The Mercury Lounge
11/26-27 Levon Helm Band @ Beacon Theatre
11/27 The Postelles @ Webster Hall
11/27 fun. @ Webster Hall
11/28 Rhett Miller, Spirit Family Reunion @ The Rock Shop (Kidrockers early show)

Saturday, November 20, 2010

David Ryan Harris @ BB Kings - 11/19/10 - NYC

Here's a few pics and a couple videos from the David Ryan Harris show at BB Kings last night. I recorded "Slow Dancing In A Burning Room" and "Pretty Girl" which included a cool medley.

Great seeing some great music amongst old friends on a Friday night, David was excellent as usual. For those of you that couldn't make it, and those that could... enjoy!



Friday, November 19, 2010

SOTD: "Twenty Three" - California Wives

Cool song from California Wives.

A few upcoming tour dates.....

Tour Dates

Dec 22 - Schubas - Chicago, IL
Jan 28 - Subterranean Chicago, IL
Jan 29 - Mike and Mollys - Champaign, IL
Jan 30 - Firebird - St. Louis, IL

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Howie Day NYC Show

For NYC fans of Howie Day, he's announced an upcoming show at City Winery on Saturday January 29th.

City Winery
Saturday January 29th
doors 8pm
Tix $20
for more info and Tickets visit http://citywinery.com/events/122151

City & Colour Tour Dates

City & Colour have announced a handful of upcoming tour dates for 2011, including one in the UK.

March 22 @ El Rey Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
March 29 @ Park West (Chicago, IL)
March 31 @ Webster Hall (New York, NY)
April 25 @ Royal Albert (London, UK)

Visit the following presale links to register. Once registered, you'll be emailed a login and password to access the presale.

USA presale info:
Presale: Tuesday November 16 @ 1pm local time
Presale Link: http://tixx1.artistarena.com/cityandcolour/
Login: City
Password: Colour

UK presale info:
Presale: Wednesday November 17 @ 4pm local time
Presale Link: http://www.artistarena.uk.com/cac/
Login: City
Password: Colour

Monday, November 15, 2010

SOTD: "Mourning Glory" - Infantree

NYC Area Concerts week of 11/15

11/15 Sufjan Stevens @ Beacon Theatre
11/15-16 Mumford and Sons @ Terminal 5
11/17 La Roux @ Terminal 5
11/16 The Joy Formidable w/ Grouplove @ The Bowery Ballroom
11/18 The Morning Benders @ Webster Hall
11/19 David Ryan Harris @ BB Kings
11/19 Bear in Heaven @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/19 Cornershop @ Irving Plaza
11/19 Kate Nash @ Terminal 5
11/20 The Frames @ Terminal 5
11/20 Kate Nash @ The Wellmont Theatre
11/21 Delorean @ The Bowery Ballroom

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

SOTD: "Synapses" - Papercranes

If you'd like an MP3 of the song above, shoot me an email and I'll be happy to send it to you!

Fistful of Mercy on Conan TONIGHT

Fistful of Mercy will be performing on Conan tonight with special guest Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine). Check it out tonight at 11PM (EST) on TBS.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Monday, November 8, 2010

SOTD: "Moneygrabber" - Fitz and the Tantrums

My buddy Chris sent me this one late last week, great tune!

NYC Area Concerts week of 11/8

11/9 One Eskimo @ Highline Ballroom
11/10 Jonsi, Mountain Man @ Hammerstein Ballroom
11/12 Obits @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
11/12 Rocky Erickson @ Maxwell's
11/12 Bob Mould Highline Ballroom
11/12 Shearwater, Damien Jurado @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/13 The Posies, Brendan Benson, Aqueduct @ Highline Ballroom
11/13 Obits @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
11/14 Grinderman @ Nokia Theatre
11/14-15 Sufjan Stevens @ Beacon Theatre

Thursday, November 4, 2010

SOTD: "Buttons" - The Weeks

Heard this song on my "Kings Of Leon" Pandora Station yesterday, really good tune. Anybody out there know anything about these guys?

Pete Yorn 2011 Tour Dates

Pete Yorn has announced some 2011 tour dates, listed below. More information can be found at his site HERE.

+ 14th Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
+ 16th Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
+ 17th Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
+ 19th Council Bluffs, IA @ Horseshoe Casino
+ 20th N. Kansas City, MO @ Harrah's
+ 22nd Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
+ 23rd Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre
+ 27th St. Louis MO @ The Pageant

+ 1st Indianapolis, IN @ Vogue Theatre
+ 2nd Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
+ 4th Detroit, MI @ Clutch Cargos
+ 8th Boston, MA @ House of Blues
+ 10th Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
+ 11th New York, NY @ Terminal 5
+ 14th Washinton, DC @ 930 Club

+ 1st Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
+ 2nd Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
+ 3rd Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
+ 5th San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom
+ 6th Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern
+ 9th San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
+ 10th Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
+ 14th Houston, TX @ House of Blues
+ 15th Dallas, TX @ Granada Theatre
+ 16th Austin, TX @ Stubb's
+ 22nd Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

SOTD: "Sing Me To Sleep" - Fran Healy (w/Neko Case)

This song is from Fran Healy who you may recognize from the band TRAVIS. Fran will be on an upcoming tour opening for Brandon Flowers (The Killers) and also on some headlining dates listed below.

Tour Dates:

With Brandon Flowers:

* Indicates in-store performance / signing with Fran Healy only

November 9 Fox Theatre Pomona, CA
November 10 Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
November 11 Fox Theatre Oakland, CA
November 13 Music Millennium Portland, OR *
November 13 Roseland Ballroom Portland, OR
November 14 Sonic Boom Seattle, WA *
November 14 Showbox Sodo Seattle, WA
November 15 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, ON
November 17 The Depot Salt Lake City, UT
November 18 The Ogden Denver, CO
November 20 UK Liberty Hall Lawrence, KS
November 21 Electric Fetus Minneapolis, MN *
November 21 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
November 23 Riviera Chicago, IL
November 24 Royal Oak Music Hall Royal Oak, MI

Headlining Dates:

December 2 World Café Live Philadelphia, PA
December 3 Ram's Head Annapolis, MD
December 5 The Parish Austin, TX
December 7 Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC
December 8 The Loft Atlanta, GA
December 9 Café 939 Boston, MA
December 16 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY

Monday, November 1, 2010

Subway Shuffle: 11/1/10


Track #1: The Band: "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
Track #2: Arcade Fire: "Headlights Look Like Diamonds"
Track #3: My Morning Jacket: "From Nashville to Kentucky"
Track #4: Ray Lamontagne: "Trouble"
Track #5: Radiohead: "A Wolf at the Door"

SOTD: "Endless Eyes" - Alain Johannes

Alain Johannes will be opening several shows for "Fistful of Mercy" (Ben Harper, Joseph Arthur, and Dhani Harrison) this November, dates below:

Alain Johannes Tour Dates w/Fistful of Mercy

11/09: Seattle, WA @ Showbox at Market
11/11: San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
11/14: Los Angeles, CA @ Masonic Lounge at Hollywood Forever
11/16: Washington, DC @ Sixth + I Historic Synagogue
11/17: New York, NY @ Apollo Theater
11/18: Sommerville, MA @ Sommerville Theater
11/20: Philadelphia, PA @ Temple University – Baptist Tample

NYC Area Concerts week of 11/1

11/1-2 Florence and the Machine, Hanni El Khatib @ Terminal 5
11/2 Neckbeard Telecaster @ The Rock Shop
11/2 Clinic @ Bowery Ballroom
11/2 The Dears @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
11/3 Clinic @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/3 Wolf Parade @ The Wellmont Theatre
11/3 Blonde Redhead @ Webster Hall
11/3 Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ City Winery
11/4 The Dears @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
11/4 Social Distortion, Lucero @ Roseland Ballroom
11/5 Dandy Warhols @ The Bell House
11/5 Interpol, White Rabbits @ United Palace Theatre
11/5 Dawes, Vetiver, Peter Wolf Crier @ Webster Hall
11/6 Dandy Warhols, Hopewell Webster Hall
11/7 Guided By Voices, Blitzen Trapper @ Terminal 5