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    Jack White To Release A Children’s Book Based Off The White Stripes’ “We’re Going To Be Friends”

    White Stripes’ guitarist Jack White will be releasing a book later this year via Third Man Books called We’re Going To Be Friends. With the help of illustrator Elinor Blake (who is also a musician, better known as April March, whose song “Chick Habit” was featured in Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof), White has reimagined the White Stripes’ classic song “We’re Going To Be Friends,” which […]

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    Watch This Performance Of Tedeschi Trucks Band In Memory Of The Late Bassist George Reiff

    Bassist George Reiff passed away in Houston on Sunday, with the news permeating across Austin, Texas, and throughout the music community at large. Reiff was diagnosed with lung cancer a year ago and eventually succumb to the disease over the weekend at the age of 56. Reiff was a fixture both within the local Austin music scene […]

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    String Cheese Incident Releases Stunning Watercolor Video For “My One And Only” Featuring Bonnie Paine

    String Cheese Incident just premiered the music video for “My One And Only” via Creators/Vice. The song is off of String Cheese’s latest album, Believe, which was released last month, and also features the Bonnie Paine from Colorado’s Elephant Revival in addition to Cheese’s resident keyboard wizard Kyle Hollingsworth on vocals. The new video for “My One And Only” is a digital mixed-media project combining video, […]

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    Widespread Panic Releases Pittsburgh ’95 From The Archive

    Widespread Panic just released a brand-new show from their archive—the band’s performance on April 11th, 1995, at Metropol in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As noted in the show’s notes, Widespread’s ’95 Metropol show fell on a Tuesday during the middle of their cross-country tour that year in promotion of Ain’t Life Grand. Despite the midweek performance, the crowd was rowdy, and […]

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    Roger Waters Takes On Donald Trump In New Footage From ‘Us + Them’ Tour Rehearsal

    Roger Waters has always been clear about his feelings about President Donald J. Trump. The Pink Floyd bassist has a long history of speaking out against political corruptness, and since before Trump was elected, Waters has been very clear expressing his anti-Trump stance. In October of last year, Waters performed in Mexico City and used the song “Pigs […]

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    Jim James Guests On ‘A Prairie Home Companion,’ Pays Tribute To Chris Cornell

    During this past weekend’s episode of A Prairie Home Companion, Jim James made an appearance as one of this week’s special guests along with fellow musician Aimee Mann and comedian Hari Kondabolu. The My Morning Jacket frontman first joined host Chris Thile in the middle of the show, which was taped at St. Paul, Minnesota’s Fitzgerald Theatre, where the musician performed solo renditions of New Multitudes’ “Changing World” […]

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    Listen To Umphrey’s McGee’s Weekend Run Across Baltimore And Hampton Beach [Full Audio]

    Umphrey’s McGee has been on fire since the jam act geared back up for tour this past week, starting things off at The NorVa in Norfolk, Virginia on Thursday night where they paid tribute to the late Chris Cornell with the debut of a cover of Temple Of The Dog’s “Hunger Strike” during “Der Bluten Kat.” Umphrey’s showed no […]

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    Watch Alec Baldwin As Donald Trump Cover Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” On SNL

    Saturday Night Live this weekend started with a bang, with Alec Baldwin taking on his infamous impersonation of President Donald Trump to start the show’s cold open. Baldwin’s Trump was seated at a grand piano, and began the show with a rendition of Leonard Cohen’s famous song, “Hallelujah.” Throughout the short clip, other members of Trump’s team emerged to join him for […]

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    Red Hot Chili Peppers Pay Tribute To Chris Cornell In Indianapolis [Photos/Video]

    On Thursday, the Red Hot Chili Peppers hit Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, again proving themselves to be a timeless juggernaut of a band with no signs of slowing down, even after thirty-plus years on the road. The group’s set was spirited throughout, kicking off with an intro jam that built through to “Can’t Stop” off their 2002 […]

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    Bob Weir Leads Kimock, Burbridge, Mendelson, Bluhm, And More During Backyard Benefit Concert [Video]

    On Friday night, the stars aligned at a house in Mill Valley, California, bringing together huge names in the jam band scene for a charity concert benefitting Heroes Rock, a nonprofit that serves veterans and first responders by connecting them with musicians, providing music lessons, and translating their experiences to song. Bob Weir, Steve Kimock, Eric Krasno, […]

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