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7 Bands At Coachella You Don't Want to Miss

April 12th, 2013 8:00am EDT
BRIT Awards 2012 - Arrivals
The Coachella Festival has an awesome lineup this year. With so many great artists to hear, you need a plan to help you plot your day. Make sure you catch these musicians on this list, which covers some of the latest must-see groups as well as some legends.

1.) Blur

Blur led the second British Invasion during the 1990s. While American bands like Nirvana were trying to avoid musical excess, Blur indulged liberally to create a new form of pop music that melded the best aspects of rock, funk, and noise.

They came onto the scene around the same time that Oasis hit the international stage. An...

Kenny Wayne Shepherd's Documentary "Ten Days Out (Blues From The Backroads)" Released

January 23rd, 2007 5:24pm EST
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Renowned blues and rock guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd--along with a film crew, a portable recording studio and producer Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads)- embarked on a ten-day journey into the heart of the American South, documenting and recording an impressive lineup of blues veterans. Warner Bros./Reprise Records released the resulting documentary and accompanying live CD Ten Days Out (Blues From The Backroads) on January 23, 2007.

Directed by Noble Jones, Ten Days Out captures the stories and music of some of America's best-known blues artists including B.B. King, Clarence "Gatemouth...

Gnarls Barkley To Tour Arenas Across The U.S. With Red Hot Chili Peppers In Early '07

October 17th, 2006 10:39am EDT
Gnarls Barkley
Gnarls Barkley is the irony-laden psychedelic soul project spearheaded by producer Danger Mouse and vocalist, lyricist, soul-funk-hip hop-experimenter, Cee-Lo Green which resulted in one of the most successful albums of 2006 so far – St. Elsewhere. Their first single, "Crazy" garnered more radio format play than any single in U.S. radio history -- with nine radio formats and a U.S. radio audience of nearly 100 million. With St. Elsewhere being a top five album in almost every country in Europe, the band was recently nominated for two MTV Europe Music Awards for best song and best video.


Auction To Benefit Musicians Affected by Hurricanes

March 28th, 2006 11:16am EST
Music Rising, an organization that replaces lost instruments belonging to Gulf Coast musicians affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita, is hosting an online auction for summer concert tickets. Every Saturday throughout April fans can bid on summer gig tickets, with each winner getting four premium concert seats, and in most cases, an Epiphone guitar autographed by the show's performers.

On Saturday, 80-plus events go on the block including shows by Violent Femmes, Queensryche, New Edition, Brad Paisley, Qar, Il Divo and Ringo Starr and double bills featuring Def Leppard/Journey and B...

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