Taking Back Sunday Acoustic Show in Long Island 4/14

April 14, 2014-- Taking Back Sunday treated fans to a small acoustic session at Revolution Bar & Music Hall in their hometown of Amityville. The entire band showed up to sign their new cd and vin[...]

Sir Elton Dazzles With 'The Million Dollar Piano' Concert In Vegas

Heading out to a trade show in Las Vegas, I decided to give myself an extra day and catch Elton John during his "The Million Dollar Piano" residency at The Coliseum in Caesar’s Palace. My expectatio[...]

Everyone Orchestra Comes Together at Brooklyn Bowl, 4/3

Perhaps the coolest thing to come out of the jam band world in recent years is Matt Butler’s Everyone Orchestra, an ever-changing supergroup comprised of talented musicians joining forces to create [...]

Eats Everything Gets Dirty @ Output, 4/4

Output got dirty this past Friday night as famed producer Eats Everything, notable for a string of releases on highly regarded Dirtybird Records, took the booth at the Brooklyn dance mecca to show off[...]

The Motet - A Funky Good Time At The Brooklyn Bowl [Review/Photos]

If you've never seen The Motet live before, you must be doing something wrong. This seven-piece funk ensemble brought the house down last Friday night at the Brooklyn Bowl, delivering two sets of n[...]



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The Dead To Perform Two Exclusive Shows With Holographic Jerry Garcia

Stemming from the success of Tupac's hologrammed performance at Coachella in 2012, the living members of The Grateful Dead have announced two exclusive performances with a hologram version of the [...]

Trey Anastasio Breaks Finger, Announces Springsteen As Jazzfest Substitute

Phish phans, myself included, are in utter shock this morning, after reading the announcement regarding the jam band’s performance at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. It seems that lead g [...]

Is Phish Hinting At A Hawaiian Island Festival?

With Phish 2014 summer tour dates having been announced - and many of our West Coast brethren voicing their complaints, in hoping this was just the initial announcement, as no dates were released way [...]

Bavarian Beer Commercial Depicts Cobain, Tupac, Lennon, and Elvis Drinking Beers On Island

In what is most certainly a controversial, yet fairly creative marketing move, Bavarian Radlers, a Dutch beer company, made a commercial depicting Kurt Cobain, John Lennon, Elvis Presley, Tupac, Maril [...]

Umphrey's McGee Brings An 80's Theme To The Wiltern Theatre In LA

Sure, visiting family and friends is a perfectly fine reason to travel across the country. But, between you and me, I wanted to make sure my weekend trip coincided with an excellent concert. I do live [...]

Security Project Plays Peter Gabriel @ The Paramount

THE SECURITY PROJECT rolled into The Paramount in Huntington, playing some rare jewels that Peter Gabriel has not been covering himself on recent tours.  Led by Westchester's own (and former Peter Ga [...]

White Denim Rocks Webster Hall

After thoroughly enjoying their latest album, Corsicana Lemonade (to the point where I pushed for it to be L4LM's #1 album of the year in 2013), I was quite eager to see just how White Denim would tra [...]

Jamband Bonanza with The Bobby Paltauf Band

Proven in the past by our fascination with Little Stevie Wonder, Hansen, Musical Youth, and Derek Trucks, we as a populace are fascinated with the new and inspired talent brought forth by the younger [...]

The Definitive Guide To Jazz Fest After Partying

Earlier this year, the New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Festival dropped one of the most jaw-dropping-drool-inducing lineups that we've ever seen. With Phish, String Cheese, Clapton, Springsteen, Santa [...]

L4LM Interview with Wyllys: Wade Wilby Comes Clean On Life, Music, and the Future

Wyllys (Wade Wilby) is an experienced spinner who continues to revolutionize his ever-growing niche with genre-bending nu-disco shows. One of the most obvious means to which Wyllys is set apart from h [...]

Kurt Cobain: A Hole In My Life - The 20th Anniversary of a Rock Legend's Death

As the 20th Anniversary of the tragic, and unfortunate, death of Kurt Cobain reaches us, Live for Live Music's Bob Wilson takes a look back at the events surrounding a case that has been closed as a " [...]

An Interview with Beatles Author Mick Manning

Dear Sir or Madame, will you take a look? Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom have given us a fine new little Beatles book. The Beatles (Frances Lincoln Books, 2014) took them years to write and illustra [...]


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