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In a gun related incident, Grammy nominated Alabama Shakes front woman Brittany Howard was robbed at gunpoint in Nashville, Tennessee this past Saturday night after a show with her side project Thunderbitch. Thankfully, no one was injured, and the assailants, described by witnesses as about 15 or 16 years of age, got away with nothing more than a few dozen dollars in cash and some cell phones. According to The Nashville Scene, "Howard was sitting on the front porch of a home owned by a local producer — along with with members of Thunderbitch and Nashville rock act Clear Plastic Masks — when they were approached by two "skinny little" teenage males wearing hoodies, who drew guns and demanded money."
Howard and her crew handled the robbery quite fine and "blew off the tension of being mugged" by comsuming some drinks at the Whigs show later that night.
In positive news for the group, the Alabama Shakes received three Grammy nominations including Best New Artist and Best Rock Performance for their hit, "Hold On". Another nomination was awarded for the bands 2012 album "Boys & Girls" for Best Recording Package for art direction by Brett Kilroe.
Things got a little awkward for the sold-out crowd at a Ray LaMontagne concert at Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Wednesday night. In the middle of his set, Ray LaMontagne called [...]
It has been almost a year since Olivia Rotundo and Jeffrey Russ (pictured above) tragically passed away during Electric Zoo 2013, but DEA agents have finally found and charged the drug dealer responsi [...]
It has been almost 24 hours since The Hudson Project announced that it was evacuating its venue and campgrounds and festival attendees are still stuck trying to get out of the area. Around 4:00pm [...]
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Many of you have heard horror stories regarding this past weekend’s inaugural Hudson Project music festival at Winston Farm in Saugerties, NY. Whether discussing awful security execution, bad weathe [...]
Much like last year, the third annual Peach Music Festival was a smashing success. Nestled on the beautiful Montage Mountain, just outside of Scranton, PA, Peach Fest brought top-notch musicians f [...]
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