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Phish Drummer Jon Fishman Joins Bernie Sanders at Rally, Candidate Secures Jamband Vote

Following Super Tuesday, Bernie Sanders immediately returned to the campaign trail, stopping at a "Future to Believe In" rally at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine, where voters who "feel the Bern" were treated to a performance by the Kenya Hall ...

Flight of the Conchords Announce Summer Tour 2016 with New Music

When Flight of the Conchords announced they would be returning to the live stage for the Newport Folk Festival in July, buzz immediately started with fans wondering whether or not the "Business Time" duo would be filling out the summer with a full ...

Alabama Shakes Sweep Grammy Awards and Announce Major Tour; Tickets On Sale & Selling Out

Alabama Shakes had an epic night at the 2016 Grammy Awards. ...

Newport Folk Fest Lineup: Flight of the Conchords to Reunite for First Show in Three Years

It's "Business Time" for the Newport Folk Festival. On Wednesday (Feb. 17), the legendary Rhode Island music festival announced the latest addition to its lineup: a reunited Flight of the Conchords.

Matthew Logan Vasquez of Delta Spirit UK, US Tour Dates: New Song 'Personal' [LISTEN]

Matthew Logan Vasquez (frontman of Delta Spirit and singer in Middle Brother) is releasing his first solo LP, Solicitor Returns, on Feb. 19, via DevilDuck Records. Since we know that fans of his bands probably can't wait to hear Vasquez's solo ...

Jeff Buckley’s The Smiths Cover ‘I Know It’s Over’ Comes to Life in New Video [WATCH]

You And I, a new album of previously unreleased Jeff Buckley rarities is due out this March. The late singer's rendition of the Smiths' 1986 The Queen Is Dead track "I Know It's Over" comes to life in a poignet new video shared ahead of the ...

Woodstock 2019? 50th Anniversary Concert Being Planned

Michael Lang, one of the founding organizers of the original Woodstock festival that drove thousands to Max Yasgur's family farm in Bethel, NY for three days of peace, love and music in August of 1969, has revealed that a 50th anniversary concert is ...

Bon Iver Is Writing New Music and Ready to Take on the World Again

Justin Vernon, better known as Bon Iver, seems to have recaptured his creative spark and is ending his long sabbatical.

The Lumineers Release Charming 'Ophelia' Music Video Ahead of New Album 'Cleopatra'

The Lumineers are back with a stomper of a new song, the piano-led "Ophelia," and now the new cut finally has a music video. On Thursday (Feb. 11), the folk rockers released the clip for its lead Cleopatra single, filled with romping around the city ...

Bruce Springsteen Announces Autobiography, 'Born to Run'

Bruce Springsteen is ready to share his autobiography this year, with Sept. 27, 2016 marking to release date of the aptly titled book, Born to Run. According to the press release for this memoir, "The Boss" started writing this book after his 2009 ...

Jeff Tweedy, Wilco Perform David Bowie's 'Space Oddity' in Brooklyn [WATCH]

While performing at Brooklyn's Kings Theater last night, Wilco performed David Bowie's "Space Oddity," with frontman Jeff Tweedy turning out some pretty flawless vocals.

The Lumineers Announce New Album 'Cleopatra' with Single 'Ophelia' and World Tour Dates

It's been nearly four years since The Lumineers broke out with their crossover folk hit "Ho Hey," and after legal battles and a series of contributions to various soundtracks, on Friday (Feb. 5), the band officially announced its sophomore album ...

Johnny Cash Trail in Folsom Adding 40-Foot 'Man in Black' Statue with 'Ring of Fire' Details

In 2014, Folsom Prison unveiled a 2.5-mile path named after music icon Johnny Cash. In 2018, the Johnny Cash Trail and Overpass is getting a 40-foot tall statue of the "Folsom Prison Blues" singer, made by artist Gary Tillery, nicknamed the "Man in ...

Coachella, Bonnaroo and Governors Ball Have Priciest Festival Tickets on Resale Market

Music festival season has officially commenced for music fans around the U.S. as top festivals like Bonnaroo, Governors Ball and Coachella have announced their stacked lineups and ticket on-sales over the past month. With artists like Dead & Company, ...

Listen to Rare, Unreleased Elliott Smith Songs from 'Heaven Adores You' Documentary Soundtrack

The soundtrack to Heaven Adores You, the critically acclaimed documentary about tortured musical artist Elliott Smith, features a number of rare and unreleased tracks recording by the late singer-songwriter. It has a release date set for Feb. 5, ...

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