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Particle Joined By Kris Myers, Tom Hamilton and More in Chicago
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Particle got some help from a number of special guests during their post-Phish late night show on the Spirit of Chicago yacht on Saturday night. The band was joined by Umphrey’s McGee drummer Kris Myers, Brothers Past guitarist Tom Hamilton, guitarist Fareed Haque, drummer Greg Fundis and saxophonis...
George Harrison Memorial Tree Eaten By...Beetles
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
In an interesting twist of irony, a tree that was planted in memory of George Harrison has been killed by real-life beetles. The pine tree, which was planted in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park in 2004, had been placed near the parks observatory along with a small plaque honoring the famed guitarist....
Wilco's Mikael Jorgensen to Play Electronic Set at Getty Museum
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Wilco’s Mikael Jorgensen will perform at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles on Friday, August 8. The keyboardist will be doing a solo electronic set as part of the museum’s Friday Flights series, which showcases a variety of L.A.-based musicians and artists. Jorgensen will be performing at the Courtyar...
Phish to Webcast Merriweather Post Pavilion Shows
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Phish will offer webcasts of their upcoming two-night stand at Columbia, MD’s Merriweather Post Pavilion. As usual, the shows will be broadcast in high and standard definition formats for PC, Mac and iOS devices. Fans will also be able t...
Grateful Dead Confirm _Dave's Picks Vol. 11_
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
The Grateful Dead have revealed that Dave’s Picks Volume 11 will be the band’s November 17, 1972 performance at Century II Convention Hall in Wichita, KS. The show—the only Wichita stop of the band’s career—featured a 16-song first set, as well as an almost 20-minute second set “The Other One.” Th...
My Morning Jacket Releases Bootleg of 2008 Montreal Show
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
My Morning Jacket have released the soundboard recording from their June 17, 2008 show at Le National in Montreal as the latest installment of their MMJ Bootleg Series. The show features plenty of Jacket classics like “One Big Holiday,” “I’m Amazed,” “Touch Me I’m Going To Scream Pt. 1” and “Pt. 2,”...
Eric Clapton Teams Up with John Mayer, Mark Knopfler for New JJ Cale Covers
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000
Eric Clapton has premiered two JJ Cale covers from The Breeze, his forthcoming tribute to the blues guitar legend. Slowhand trades solos with John Mayer on “Don’t Wait,” a track that debuted on Billboard...
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...

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First Nation Tribe Discovers Grizzly Bear "Highway" in Its Backyard
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:13:29 PDT
A new study reveals that more grizzlies live among Canada's Heiltsuk people than they suspected.
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Stop this barbaric tradition of hanging a live bull from a tree
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:48:28 PDT
Each year, for the past 470 years the Dong people in Baojiang in Cina organize a ceremony where they decorate a bull and then hang that poor animal from a tree and watch it slowly die
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VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Farming Humans May 2nd to August 29th~July 22 - September 30
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:48:28 PDT
This is a fund raiser for a video about 10 playing farm animals and how they are treated. The action has all of the details including the link to read all about what they want to do. The link is the gofundme link. THEY NEED TONS OF HELP
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7 things the world's happiest people do every day
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:43:28 PDT
Make time with friends mandatory
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Pictures of the day: 23 July 2014
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:18:27 PDT
An interesting assortment of photos.
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