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Lettuce Confirm Fall Tour Dates
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
‘ Lettuce will embark on a fall tour later this year. The band will get started at the Austin City Limits festival on October 5 before making their way through the Southeast, Midwest and Northeast over the course of the next month. Along the way, the funk outfit will play a few co-headlining show...
Phish Announce Fall Tour
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Phish will head to the West Coast for a fall tour later this year. The band will get started with a gig in Eugene, OR on October 17 before making their way to Seattle the following night. They will then play two nights at the Santa Barbara Bowl on their way to shows in Chula Vista, CA and Inglewood,...
Eddie Vedder to Throw Out FIrst Pitch at Wrigley Field
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder will throw out the first pitch at Wrigley Field tomorrow night as the Cubs face the San Diego Padres. He will also sing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the seventh inning stretch. Vedder, who grew up a lifelong Cubs fan, has performed “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”...
Flying Lotus Confirms New Album, Fall Tour
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Flying Lotus has announced You’re Dead!, the follow up to his 2012 release Until The Quiet Comes. The forward-thinking producer has also announced a fall tour in support of the LP, which is set to take across the country over the course of October and November. Tickets for the shows will go on s...
Papadosio Reveal Fall Tour Dates
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Papadosio have announced the dates for their 35 show fall tour. The five-pieave jamtronica act will swing through Florida following their performance at the Catskill Chill. They will then join Lotus at Red Rocks before returning to the East Coast, where they will kick off a run through the Northeast...
New Wall Street Dead aHead Event Announced
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
The fourth Wall Street Dead aHead Event will take place on Tuesday, October 7 at Suite 36 in Manhattan. The event will feature a concert by The Deadbeats, open-bar beer and wine with specialty cocktails, appetizers and sponsor bags as well as a roster with conta...
Chris Harford's Band of Changes to Play New Jersey Show
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Chris Harford’s Band of Changes featuring Mickey “Dean Ween” Melchiondo, Dave Dreiwitz and Joe Russo will perform at the Seckley Stage at Highland Lakes Clubhouse in Highland Lakes, NJ on July 25. Tickets to the are $5 and the show is BYOB. Doors open at 7pm and the music starts at 8pm. As previo...
Phish Tour Leak: Fall Show in Inglewood, CA Confirmed
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
The first confirmed leak for Phish’s upcoming fall tour has come via a listing on LiveNation’s website. It looks the Vermont quartet will be making its way to The Forum in Inglewood, CA on October 24 for their first performance at the venue...
Cat Power Duets with Eddie Vedder in Portugal
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Yesterday we reported that Eddie Vedder had stirred the pot a bit by covering John Lennon’s classic “Imagine” for the first time at Portugal’s Super Bock Super Rock Festival amid some controversy over...
Allie Kral, Jake Joliff, Jerry Douglas to Join Yonder for August Shows
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Yonder Mountain String Band have announced that fiddler Allie Kral and mandolinist Jake Joliff will be joining them on their upcoming August run, as well as at their two day Kinfolk Celebration at the Planet Bluegrass Ranch in Lyons, CO on September 19 and 20. In addition, Jerry Douglas will play do...
moe.down Adds Gogol Bordello, Lotus, Soulive, Jerry Douglas
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Gogol Bordello, Lotus, Soulive and Jerry Douglas are among the acts that have been added to the lineup for this year’s edition of moe.down. The final lineup also includes previously confirmed artists O.A.R., Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang, Rich Robinson, Twiddle, The Werks and more, in addition to thre...
Ryan Adams Announces Fall Tour Dates
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Ryan Adams will hit the road in October in support of his new self-titled album due out September 9 via PaxAm Records. Adams will spend the month out west with several shows scheduled in Canada before moving east with stop sin Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago and St. Louis, among others. Adams wil...
Primus Drummer Tim Alexander Undergoes Successful Heart Surgery
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
As previously reported, Primus drummer Tim Alexander suffered a heart attack and was scheduled to undergo open heart surgery this morning. Now, Primus has shared the news that Alexander has pulled through and the blockage has been removed from his heart. Primus took to Facebook...
Gregg Allman Cancels Norway Show
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Gregg Allman will not appear at this year’s Notodden Blues Festival in Norway due to illness. There is no official word on whether or not this is related to his hospitalization earlier this month....
Trent Reznor: Current Tour Will Be Nine Inch Nails' Last 'For a Long Time'
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
On opening night of their joint tour with Soundgarden in Las Vegas, Trent Reznor remarked that this joint tour will be Nine Inch Nails’ last “for a very long time.” Rolling Stone f...
Marc Broussard Announces Fall Tour
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Marc Broussard will hit the road in September for a 17-date fall tour that will last through October 11 in Roseland, VA. Broussard will tour around his sixth album, A Life Worth Living, due out July 29. Following his headlining tour, Broussard will join the Southern Soul Assembly Tour alongsid...
Parliament/Funkadelic Drummer Dennis Chambers Hospitalized
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Drummer Dennis Chambers, best known for his work with Steely Dan, Parliament/Funkadelic, Santana and others, is reportedly in the hospital. Former bandmate Bootsy Collins confirmed via his Facebook page...
Iko All-Stars to Pay Tribute to Jerry Garcia in New Orleans
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
The Iko All-Stars will hold a special show at Tipitina’s in New Orleans in honor of Jerry Garcia’s birthday on August 1. Billy Iuso, Cr Gruver, Michael Fouquier, Reggie Scanlan and Mean Willie Green will join together for two sets of Garcia and Grateful Dead music. The show comes as a part of th...
Parklife Festival Taps Jake Bugg, The Lone Bellow and More
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Jake Bugg, The Lone Bellow, The Wild Feathers, The Shadowboxers and LP will headline the one-day Parklife Festival in Atlanta, GA. Held at Atlantic Station, the same location as the Shaky Knees Festival, the September 7 day-long show will also feature more acts to be announced soon, Tickets go o...
Old Crow Medicine Show Add Three Tour Dates
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Old Crow Medicine Show confirmed three additional shows to their already busy touring schedule. The band will play September 12 at Oklahoma City’s Rose State Performing Arts Theatre, the KIVA Auditorium in Albuquerque, NM and the Ikeda Theater in Mesa, AZ. Currently, the band is gearing up for a...

Alternative World News & Dialogue

Tell Monsanto: We Have a Right to Know What’s In Our Food
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:18:28 PDT
Big chemical companies like Monsanto, who are terrified labeling would jeopardize their huge corporate profits, are ready to do whatever it takes – and spend whatever it takes – to make sure GMO labeling never becomes law.
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Can drones help tackle Africa's wildlife poaching crisis?
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:58:28 PDT
An eye in the sky that can help catch wildlife poachers is the dream of many conservationists in Africa.
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TAKE ACTION NOW - Haagen-Dazs: Stop supporting IMATA ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:58:27 PDT
By supporting IMATA (International Marine Animal Trainers Association) , Haagen-dazs is supporting the hunts in Taiji and the captive dolphin and whale industry !
Taiji is a disgrace to the world !!!

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Anna Needs mammary operation please click 5x a day for her!
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:53:27 PDT
Anna, age 9 left without care despite a breast tumor diagnosed for years must now do remove both mammary chains. Finally abandonment was her only chance to survive!

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Russia Launches Live Animals on Two-Month Space Mission
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:43:31 PDT
A high-flying package of live animals, plant seeds, and materials samples shot into space Friday aboard a retrievable Russian Foton satellite, launching a two-month mission focusing on microgravity research into biological and physical sciences.
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