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Mike Gordon Talks Fashion in New _Esquire_ Interview
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Mike Gordon is a wizard on the bass, but these days he’s working up a reputation as something else entirely—a fashion icon. The bassist broke down his thoughts on clothing, “guyliner,” dressing up to party at Prince’s house and more in a new Style Profile...
_SNL_ Taps The Black Keys, St. Vincent, Coldplay
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
The Black Keys, St. Vincent and Coldplay will perform on Saturday Night Live this May. Coldplay will take the stage on May 3, when Andrew Garfield hosts, while The Black Keys will play a couple of songs on May 10, when Charlize Heron hosts. St. Vincent will then perform on the May 17 episode, whic...
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Confirms Emmylou Harris, David Grisman, Moon Taxi, White Denim and More
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Emmylou Harris, David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, Moon Taxi, J. Roddy Walston & The Business, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, White Denim, Cavemen and many more will take the stage at the 2015 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. The event, which celebrate Bristol’s music heritage, will take place Septemb...
Jeff Austin Leaving Yonder Mountain String Band
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Yonder Mountain String Band have announced that Jeff Austin will be leaving the the group. The band released a statement on their Facebook page this afternoon that reads: _Yonder Mountain String Band is all about fami...
Karl Denson Finalizes Jazz Fest Schedule
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Karl Denson has confirmed his schedule for Jazz Fest 2014, which kicks off this Friday in New Orleans. Denson will perform with various projects at a number of different venues over the course of the festival, including shows with the Greyboy Allstars, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Bear Creek All-Sta...
Andrew Bird Adds Tour Dates, Confirms Backing Band Lineup
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Andrew Bird has added another round of dates to his summer touring schedule and confirmed the lineup of his road band. Bird will will kick off the second leg of his summer tour on July 4 with a show in Toronto before making his way through the Northeast and Canada. He will be performing with his new...
Believe In Music Festival: Thievery Corporation, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Jimmy Cliff, The Bridge
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Thievery Corporation, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Jimm Cliff, The Bridge and more will perform at the inaugural Believe In Music Festival. The one-day event will take place on July 26 at Oregon Ridge Park in Baltimore, MD. Proceeds from the festival will benefit Believe in Music, an organization that en...
Umphrey's McGee Add More Summer Dates
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Umphrey’s McGee have added a few more shows to their summer touring schdule. The band will now be playing gigs at the Simon Estes Amphitheater in Des Moines on July 24, the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park on July 26, The Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis on August 15 and the Cla...
Chris Robinson Brotherhood to Perform at Lockn'
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood will perform at this year’s Lockn’ Festival. The group joins a lineup that already includes The Allman Brothers Band, Phil Lesh & Friends, Bob Weir & RatDog, Widespread Panic, The String Cheese Incident, Wilco, Willie Nelson, Gary Clark Jr., Grace Potter & the Noct...
Bonnaroo Reveals Late Night Lineup
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Bonnaroo has released a list of artists that we be playing late night shows at this year’s festival. The Flaming Lips, White Denim, Ice Cube, Darkside, Mastodon, the annual Superjam, the first-ever Superjam with Skrillex & Friends, J. Roddy Walston & The Business and more are all included on the lis...
Foxygen Announce Summer Tour Dates
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Foxygen have added a number of West Coast dates to their summer schedule. The psych-rock duo will kick off their summer tour with a Seattle show before making their way through the Pacific Northwest and California. They will then wrap things up at the Woodsist Festival in Pioneertown, CA, where they...
The National, Nas with The Roots, The Replacements Set for Boston Calling September
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
. Boston Calling has confirmed the lineup for its September festival. The National, Lorde, The Replacements, Nas with The Roots, Neutral Milk Hotel, Spoon and more will perform at the event, which is set to take place at Boston’s City Hall Plaza September 5-7. The lineup—co-curated by The Na...
Robert Plant: No Chance of Led Zeppelin Reunion Show
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Robert Plant says that there is “zero” chance of Led Zeppelin reuniting for another performance. Plant made the statement while discussing the band’s forthcoming deluxe reissues with the BBC. Speaking of the reissues, the band also “unveile...
The National Cancel Shows in Russia, Ukraine
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
The National have cancelled their upcoming concerts in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev due to the political upheaval in Russia and Ukraine. The band has also announced that they will be offering refunds to ticket holders, and that they hope to perform in Eastern European cities at some point in the...
Gov't Mule Announce Two Nights at Brooklyn Bowl London
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Gov’t Mule will head to Europe for a series of shows this summer, including two stops at the newly opened Brooklyn Bowl London. The run will kick off on July 1 and 2 with the two Bowl shows before the band makes their way to Norway, Germany and Italy over the course of the next week. Tickets to t...
Allison Krauss and Willie Nelson Reschedule, Cancel Portion of Co-Headlining Tour
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Alison Krauss has been forced to reschedule and cancel a number of dates on her upcoming co-headlining tour with Willie Nelson due to an urgent health concern that requires her immediate attention. The pair have confirmed their new dates, as well as the shows that will no longer be happening. Ti...
Jack Johnson Releases New Live EP for Earth Day
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Jack Johnson has released a new live EP, From Here To Now To You. in celebration of Earth Day. The singer-songwriter recorded the six song release, live during his fall 2013 theatre tour. Net proceeds from the sale of the EP will be donated to Johnson’s Kokua Hawaii Foundation, a non-profit that...
Fall Line Fest Taps Real Estate, The Hold Steady, Death
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Real Estate, The Hold Steady, Death, Matthew E. White and more will perform at the Fall Line Fest. The two-day music and food festival will take place September 5 and 6 at a variety of venues in Richmond, VA. Other artists on the lineup include DJ Lonnie B ft. Skillz, Fairweather, Avers, The Mar...
Mickey Hart Releases Song for Earth Day
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Mickey Hart is celebrating Earth Day by releasing a new song—“Earthdance #1.” The new track was created using “sonifications of the electromagnetic resonance of the Earth, along with processed sounds of nature.” The music was composed by Hart and Jonah Sharp, while Mark Ballora provided the Earth s...
Galactic, funky METERS Announce Brooklyn Bowl Runs
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000
It looks like there will be a heavy dose of New Orleans funk at the Brooklyn Bowl this summer, as Galactic and the funky METERS have both confirmed runs at the venue. Galactic will perform at the venue July 23-26, with the funky METERS taking the stage on August 8 and 9. Tickets for both runs ar...

Alternative World News & Dialogue

Protect the Ecuadorian Amazon from destructive oil drilling - Please Sign!
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:28:33 PDT
I urge you to protect Ecuador's amazing rainforests from oil drilling by reinstating the Yasuni Initiative to protect Yasuni National Park and to halt all plans for new oil drilling in the rainforests of the south-central Ecuadorian Amazon.
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Take Action Now! - Denounce Japan for Resuming Whaling off Antartica! - Please Sign!
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:28:32 PDT
A recent ruling by the International Court of Justice told Japan that the country could no longer whale off the coast of Antarctica. The court decided that Japans whaling operation was not for research purposes.
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DO NOT SiGN! - Please Show Behind the truth of Seaworld - Do not Sign!
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:53:35 PDT
Please do not sign this petition!
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Praise Group for Reducing Killing of Lions - Please Sign!
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:48:35 PDT
Goal: Praise group for helping to decrease the number of lions killed by providing villagers with resources and training to build fencing

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Save Birds from Colossal Poaching - Please Sign!
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:18:33 PDT
Over 140 species of birds in Lebanon some extremely endangered are being killed in huge numbers. Lebanese poachers encroach on some of the primary routes for millions of migrating European birds; songbirds, storks, eagles, and other birds of prey
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Alternative Energy News

RET Review: Roadblock or Opportunity?
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:00:01 CDT
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Renewable Hydrogen on the Big Island
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:00:01 CDT
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Johammer Electric Motorcycle Has Funky Design
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:00:02 CDT
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