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Lollapalooza 2011: Day 1 Heats Up with Coldplay, Cults, the Mountain Goats and Le Butcherettes

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With sold-out, record-breaking ticket sales – 90,000/day – and a big proverbial 20th anniversary gold ring for Perry Farrell, the pops of touring festivals took its first breath of three on Friday in its adopted Chicago Grant Park home, humming a far different tune than its Alternative Nation meets circus shit show of yore. Once a breeding ground of Jane’s Addiction’s circle of grunge, I’m not sure anyone would have predicted Coldplay, one of rock’s most chastised mopesters, would be headlining some day.

6 Aug 2011 | 4 comments | More

Oberhofer Tour with Neon Indian, Sleigh Bells and More Begins April 28th in Brooklyn

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Brooklyn’s Oberhofer takes it to the road again, starting tomorrow in their hometown at Music Hall of Williamsburg, NY. Tour kicks off with Cults. Their ‘Away Frm U/Dead Girls’ 7″ is out now on Inflated Records.

27 Apr 2011 | More

The Morning Benders at Webster Hall, 11.18.10

The Morning Benders wrapped up a lengthy tour with a performance at Webster Hall on Thursday night, with lead singer and guitarist Christopher Chu noting that they’ve played 146 shows since March.

22 Nov 2010 | 1 comment | More

CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival 2010 Confirms Second Round of Artists

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The CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival 2010 set to take over New York City from October 19th to the 23rd, has just confirmed its second round of artists playing the annual festival.

22 Sep 2010 | More

Lineup Announced for Raleigh’s Hopscotch Festival

The Independent Weekly has just confirmed the first Hopscotch Festival, set to take place in downtown Raleigh, NC, from September 9-11. Broken Social Scene, Panda Bear and Public Enemy are set to headline the fest that is boasting 120 bands across 10 venues.

31 Mar 2010 | 1 comment | More