Alternative Music News

Bill Payne Now Officially a Member of Leftover Salmon
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
‘ Leftover Salmon have announced the Bill Payne is now a full-time member of the band. JamBase has pointed out that the Little Feat co-founder and keyboardist, who has been touring extensively wit...
Third Man Records to Co-Release _The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records, Volume 2 (1928-1932)_
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Third Man Record and Revenant Records will release The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records, Volume 2 (1928-1932) on November 18. According to Rolling Stone, the compilation, which will be a follow up to 2013’s The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records, Volume 1 (1917-1927)...
Pioneer Corp Selling DJ Business to US-Based Equity Firm
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Pioneer, the Japanese-based electronics firm who controls ~60% of the global DJ market, has announced plans to sell off it’s Pioneer DJ business to US-based private equity firm KKR & Co LP. The spun-off business will retain the Pioneer DJ name, and allow Pioneer to focus on automotive-based electron...
The Floozies Announce Fall Tour Dates
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
The Floozies have revealed the dates for their Fantastic Love fall tour. The band will get started on October 30 when they open for Gramatik at Myth in St. Paul, MN. They will then swing through the lower Midwest and Southeast over the course of the next month, with a stop at Live Oak, FL’s Bear Cre...
Max Creek Add New York City Show
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Max Creek have added a show at New York City’s Mercury Lounge to their touring schedule. The band will now perform at the Lower East Side venue on November 28, a week after playing a pair of shows in upstate New York. The group has also scheduled a few more dates for the fall, including a stop at th...
Robert Randolph Confirms Four Night Thanksgiving Run at Brooklyn Bowl
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Robert Randolph & The Family Band have will return to the Brooklyn Bowl for their annual Thanksgiving run this November. The group will be joined by special guests for each night of the outing, which kicks off on Tuesday, November 25. The band will also perform at the Brooklyn venue on the 26th, 28t...
Umphrey's McGee Unveil _Hall of Fame: 2013_ Tracklist
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Umphrey’s McGee have unveiled the fan-selected tracklist for Hall of Fame: Class of 2013. After counting all of the votes, the band has settled on almost three hours of music, which includes covers of moe.‘s “Rebubula” and Beck’s “Debra,” as well as guest appearances by Joshua Redman and Mad Dog’s...
The Nth Power Add Fall Tour Dates
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
The Nth Power have added a new leg to their fall tour. The group—Nigel Hall, Nikki Glaspie, Nick Cassarino, Nate Edgar and Weedie Bramah—will now be swinging through the Southeast in November following their appearance at the Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival. As previously reported, the Nth Po...
Oteil Burbridge Joins Karl Denson, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at Wormtown
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Oteil Burbridge sat in with Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at the Wormtown Music Festival in Greenfield, MA over the weekend. The Allman Brothers Band bassist, who was on hand as an artist-at-large, joined KDTU for a few jams during their headlining set on Friday night. Th...
Aura Music Fest Adds moe., The Main Squeeze, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
The Aura Music and Arts Festival has announced a few addition to their 2015 lineup. moe. will now be playing two headlining sets at the event, which will now also feature two sets from The Main Squeeze, including a special Michael Jackson tribute set. Other artists that have been added the lineup in...
John Bell, Sam Bush, Taj Mahal, Del McCoury and Many More Join Leftover Salmon for _The Nashville Sessions_ Show
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Leftover Salmon celebrated the 15th anniversary of their acclaimed, guest-filled album The Nashville Sessions with…a guest-filled show in Nashville. The band took to Music City’s famed Ryman Auditorium last night to perform the entirety of the the 1999 LP and then some. The show featured many of...
Steve Winwood Joins Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in Philly
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
‘ Stevie Winwood played some of his own material with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers during the band’s show at Philadelphia’s Well Fargo Center last night. Winwood, who has been opening for Petty & The Heartbreakers throughout their current tour, joined the group for some takes on Blind Faith’s “Ca...
Dr. Dog Announce Eight Night New York City Run
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Dr. Dog will embark on their “4×4” New York City run beginning January 9 at the Music Hall of Williamsburg and running until January 17 at Bowery Ballroom. The band will play four shows at the Brooklyn venue from January 9-12 before moving to Manhattan for the final four, stretching from January 14-...
The Daptone Super Soul Revue Will Come to New York City's Apollo Theater
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
The Daptone Super Soul Revue will land at New York’s Apollo Theater for the first time beginning December 4-6. The shows will be headlined by Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings and Charles Bradley. Supporting the two headliners will be a combination of all Daptone Records acts including Antibalas, Naomi S...
Skrillex to Play New Year's Eve at Madison Square Garden
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Phish will not perform at Madison Square Garden for New Year’s Eve this year. Skrillex and Diplo will instead occupy the World’s Most Famous Arena to ring in 2015 with individual sets from each DJ as well as a special performance from their joint project Jack U. Special guests will also take the sta...
Moon Taxi to Play New Year's Show in Nashville
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Moon Taxi will ring in 2015 with a show at Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium alongside The Lonely Biscuits. Tickets go on-sale Friday. The band is offering a special Cabaret VIP Package that includes one GA ticket along with access to a special soundcheck performance, group photo with the band...
Primus Announce New Year's Run in Oakland
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Primus announced today they will play a New Year’s show in Oakland, CA at the Fox Theater along with a slew of other dates on their Primus and the Chocolate Factory tour in support of their new album due out October 21. The band’s New Year’s show will not be Chocolate Factory-themed. Additiona...
Keller Williams Adds Show to New Year's Run
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Keller Williams will play a December 27 show with More Than a Little on December 27 at Philadelphia’s Theatre of Living Arts. The show will precede the two previously announced shows on December 30 and 31 at Chicago’s Vic Theatre, both of which will also feature sets from Leftover Salmon. Ticket...
Widespread Panic Confirm Tunes for Tots Show
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Widespread Panic’s annual Tunes for Tots benefit show will take place December 30 at The Fillmore in Charlotte before their New Year’s show at Time Warner Cable Arena in the same city. Tickets to the ninth annual benefit show will go on sale September 26 at 10 AM along with the New Year’s show....
_Conan_ to Celebrate George Harrison Week with Performances from Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison and More
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Conan will celebrate the reissue of George Harrison’s first six solo albums with a special Harrison-themed week that will feature performances from the likes of Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison & Friends and others. Kicking off September 22, each performer will take on a tune from Harrison’s cata...

Alternative World News & Dialogue

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:17:46 PDT
It's time to ensure that animals classified as "vulnerable" are truly protected. Hunting is a "bloody sport" and must STOP now. Lions for sale = big game hunting combines with lion bone and fur trade !
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:27:48 PDT
The BLM uses helicopters to round them up from our public lands by the thousands every year and stockpile them in holding pens.Some have even been sold for slaughter.This inhumane treatment is far below the standard that Americans demand for this icons.
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PETITION: Do not allow the Harley Circus in Mexico to operate ever again! Act now!
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:27:46 PDT
The animals at the circus in Yucatan where found in horrendous conditions; in addition, they had no legal papers. The owner was only fined. Sign now to revoke the license of this abusive circus!
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Happy Great Dane : Video Clips From The Coolest One
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:17:47 PDT
Too sweet.
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