Starry Nights Music + Arts Festival returns for another great year in beautiful Bowling Green, Kentucky, September 28 & 29, 2012. The two-day, two-stage festival will feature a diverse lineup including Cage the Elephant, Portugal. The Man, Manchester Orchestra, Mimosa, Justin Townes Earle, The Whigs and Sleeper Agent, among many others. “We chose bands and DJ’s that move us, and that we thought would fit with the vibe of the festival,” says Cage The Elephant frontman, Matthew Shultz. “Starry Nights ...
Starry Nights Festival (Sept 28 & 29) in Blowing Green, KY just shared the initial lineup for their 2012 event and it is impressive. For a small festival, they've got a great lineup that's well worth the trip from Lexington. This Friday July 20th you can snag $45 two-day tickets at their website. I highly [...]
Um, holy shit, kiddos. This already looks bad fucking ass. Article . Looks like it'll be the weekend of October 5-7(?), and I'm already super hyped. Washed Out! H/T to Tyson Sow and Melissa Oporto for giving me a heads up. Washed Out!!
Woodkid’s buzz has already been ringing in our ears for the past few months and some might even pride themselves in discovering the pine scented singer songwriter in April 2011 as he started emerging from his graphic-artist and video director cocoon to embrace a dazzling pallet of musical roles with the much acclaimed Iron EP. Like a French musical Gepetto, Yoann Lemoine breathed life into his Anglophone alter ego Woodkid; who seems to be superseding his maker as an accomplished musical creation displaying all at once visual, compositional and vocal talents. To better grasp the being that is [...]
KCRW put together a T. Rex remix compilation featuring a lot of their DJs and a couple bands. Portugal. The Man recorded a cover of "Main Man" after their on-air performance there last year. Hear Portugal. The Man cover T. Rex over at KCRW
Filed under: Concerts and Tours , News , Video , Exclusive Matthew C.X. Langford for AOL Spinner's big free NXNE concert at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto featuring the Flaming Lips was something to behold, but the Lips weren't the only feel-good band to play that day. Portland, Oregon act Portugal. the Man made sure to dish out enough of their toughened-up U2 -meets- Death Cab for [...]
Saturday night's show at Yonge Dundas Square was definitely one of the most hyped of all of NXNE. While the two bands i was most interested in seeing were both ones i had seen just over a year ago, both Of Montreal and The Flaming Lips put on solid, entertaining shows, so it's pretty hard to pass them up. I arrived early to check out Oberhofer , a band I had heard some hype on and was curious to check out. I don't actually have much to say about Oberhofer's set, so I'll steal a [...]
Filed under: Concerts and Tours , News , Exclusive , Music Appreciation Shirlaine Forrest, WireImage Flaming Lips Day in Toronto is here! Spinner is hosting the marquee event of NXNE 2012, a giant all-day free concert at Yonge-Dundas Square featuring 10 bands and topped off by the weird , over-sharing , Ke$ha-respecting Oklahoma psych lords the Flaming Lips. The action gets started [...]
Filed under: Concerts and Tours , News , Exclusive Atlantic To some, pop music is a way of life. To others, it's the dirtiest of dirty words. Portugal. the Man bassist Zachary Carothers knows which side of that fence he's on. Discussing the band's most recent release, In the Mountain in the Cloud , Carothers minced no words: "We do want to make pop music," he told Spinner. [...]
Yes yes y'all! It's that time of year again. I've been crazy swamped with life that I barely had any time to put together my NXNE picks. Let's get to it - my NXNE 2012 Best Bets! WEDNESDAY JUNE 13, 2012 Animal Talk @ The Painted Lady, 10PM (post dance-rock) Charlotte Cornfield @ Cameron House, 11PM (folk rock) Porcelain Raft @ The Drake Hotel, 12AM (dream pop/electro) Teenager @ The [...]
he was born of all the mothers and the colors of our brothers and the love that we sent him ♫ Portugal The Man - So American Who: John Gourley with Zachary, Noah, & Kyle. What : Modern psych rock, like Baby Monster , Kay Kay & His Weathered Underground Where : Portland, OR, via Wasilla, AK + Facebook When : In The Mountain In The Cloud came [...]
Filed under: News , Exclusive , New Music , Music Appreciation Getty | Getty By now you've probably heard about Spinner AOL's big free NXNE party featuring a headlining set by the Flaming Lips at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto. You may have also heard about the other big free shows taking place featuring punk rock legends Bad Religion , Can-rock mainstay Matthew Good , and [...]
Final attendance numbers for this two day festival have not been released yet but based on ticket sales it is estimated that 92,000 people were in attendance this year!
KCRW is breaking out of the studio this summer and bringing free music back to the great outdoors across LA for people of all ages.
The calendar for free summertime concert series is rapidly filling, but there is one longtime favorite that will be conspicuously absent this year: the Also I Like to Rock shows at the Hammer Museum . Also I Like to Rock had a seven-year run of bringing live music to the Hammer courtyard every Thursday in July. This year, with the Hammer's ambitious exhibition "Made in L.A. 20123 [ preview ] dominating the institution's landscape, the museum will host DJs from KCRW-FM as vibe-setters for seven consecutive Thursday evenings beginning June 28, when KCRW music director [...]
Your Wednesday show picks: ► Portugal. The Man , which recently wrapped up another big tour behind last year's album "In the Mountains In the Clouds," visit UCLA's Royce Hall for a concert also featuring Haim and The Ten Thousand. ► Rocco DeLuca headlines the Satellite behind his haunting new album "Drugs ’N Hymns." ► Xander Smith celebrates the release of his solo debut "Hey San Pedro" with an intimate set at Stories bookstore in Echo Park. ► The Henry Clay People continue their SoCal tour [...]
We have one pair of tickets to give away to Rollo & Grady readers for Portugal The Man with UCLA Philharmonia this Wednesday at Royce Hall. To enter the contest, please write an email to email@example.com. Include “PTM” in the subject line and your full name & email address in the body of the email.We’ll pick the winners tomorrow morning. Doors open at 7pm. For ticket info, click here . Haim Portugal The Man [...]
This year Jagermeister put together a tour featuring some of today's best indie rock bands. The Jagermeister Tour recently made it's stop at The Fox Theater in Pomona to put on its biggest show to date.
Memoryhouse - Denver, CO - 3/5/12 credit: portalsmusic.com There is always good music to be heard somewhere. If you're in the LA area this weekend, consider these recommendations. Friday, May 4th - Portugal. The Man , The Lonely Forest @ [...]