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Cover Alert | Jim James & Seth Avett Cover Blind Melon

We recently reported on photographer/film maker Danny Clinch’s Kickstarter project to fund his planned feature length documentary film about the late Blind Melon frontman Shannon Hoon. To help raise awareness about the project and drive funding - the Kickstarter campaign closes Tuesday, May 5 and is still nearly $40,000 shy of its $100,000 goal - Jim James and Seth Avett recorded separate covers of Blind Me ...

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Full Show Friday | Ween At Hangout 2011

When Ween performed at the 2011 Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama it wasn’t apparent at the time that the set would be among the last the band would play. Just seven months and 10 shows after their May 22, 2011 Hangout appearance the band would play their last notes together on New Year’s Eve at Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium.  Ween’s 21-song Hangout set was loaded with many of their signature so ...

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Prince Records Song For The People Of Baltimore

Prince recently took to his Paisley Park Studios in Minnesota to weigh in on the unrest in Baltimore. A Prince spokesman told Billboard the song is a “tribute to all of the people of the city of Baltimore.” As for now the release plans are unknown, though Billboard has shared the artwork for the single which you can view above. "It's understood the track will address Freddie Gray's death in Baltimore police ...

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Photos | Thursday | New Orleans Jazz Fest | Weekend Two

Images by: Susan J. Weiand New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival :: 4.30.15 :: The Fairgrounds :: New Orleans, LA The second weekend of the 46th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival began at The Fairgrounds on Thursday. What's known as "local's day" featured a bevy of performances on the festival's many stages with the Acura Stage hosting four jam acts in a row. TAUK kicked off the action on t ...

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moe. To Throe.Down In Jamaica Once Again

moe. has announced their Tropical Throe.down destination event will return in January 2016. The band has revealed Tropical Throe.down '16 will be held January 10 - 14 at Jewel Paradise Cove Resort in Runaway Bay, Jamaica. moe. will share more information about Tropical Throe.down '16, including booking information, next week. The Grand Lido Resort in Negril, Jamaica hosted moe.'s most recent Tropical Throe. ...

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DVR Rewind | Blur On The Tonight Show

Famed English Britpop group Blur made their first appearance on U.S. television in 15 years last night as the musical guests on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The band fronted by Damon Albarn was there to support the release of their new album, The Magic Whip, which was issued by Warner Bros. Records earlier this week. Joining Albarn were Blur’s other three original members Graham Coxon, Alex James ...

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Previously Unreleased Video | Grateful Dead Sugaree 1989

This Monday movie theaters across the country will host this year's installment of Grateful Dead Meet Up At The Movies. Today we have our first full song taste of the previously unreleased show that will be broadcast at Meet Up At The Movies on Monday night. Deadheads attending Monday's screening will be treated to footage of the Grateful Dead's July 19, 1989 performance at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in Ea ...

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JamBase List | UMBowl Debuts, Covers & Bust Outs

Tonight Umphrey’s McGee kicks off UMBowl VI at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas. The sixth annual interactive and adventurous concert event making its Vegas debut will again have the sextet playing four quarters of music, each built around a different theme that forces the band to expand beyond their normal repertoire. Though the themes have slightly altered over the years, each UMBowl has been consistently heavy on ...

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B.B. King Reportedly Taken To Hospital

Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King was reportedly admitted to a hospital near his Las Vegas home. According to reports, King was taken to the hospital at approximately 3 p.m. yesterday by his daughter, Patty King, who saw her father was not eating and appeared dehydrated. After being observed by the medical staff it was determined the elder King may have suffered a heart attack, however, he was sent home l ...

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Follow Friday | Jason Isbell

One of the basic criteria for being tapped for our Follow Friday series is the use of Twitter to interact with other tweeters. Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell does that with fans and fellow musicians alike with a biting truthfulness that’s hard not to admire. Isbell’s Twitter account -- @jasonisbell -- is regularly filled not only with engaging tweets, but also cunningly funny observations about the world bo ...

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