Over the weekend, Neil Young headlined his 26th annual Bridge School Benefit Concert. The annual acoustic concert always features a diverse lineup, and that was certainly true this year, as the lineup featured Young with Crazy Horse, Guns ‘N Roses, Jack White, psychedelic rockers Flaming Lips, bluesman Gary Clark Jr., Steve Martin with his bluegrass group The Steep Canyon Rangers, alt-rockers Foster The People and singer/songwriters k.d. lang, Sarah McLachlan, Ray LaMontagne and Lucinda Williams.
Springsteen expects his band to be able to play different songs night after night, and apparently, the same holds true for his guests. Both Vedder and Morello showed up the following night, but each did (mostly) different songs from the prior concert
Throughout the weekend of Made In America, speculation ran high that Jay-Z, the public face of the festival, would join other artists on stage during their performances. But he waited for the event’s last fifteen minutes to actually do so when he joined co-headliners Pearl Jam towards the end of their set.
Other than Jay-Z’s own performance Saturday night, the only other time he grabbed a microphone was when he joined Pearl Jam on stage towards the end of their set for a rousing mashup of their “W.M.A.” and his “99 Problems.” But there were many great performances before that incredible collaboration.
Did a former executive within the Pearl Jam compound stiff the band out of several hundred thousand dollars? That’s what Seattle police and prosecutors are saying in a 33-count allegation handed down earlier this month.
Jimmy Fallon has come to be known for his impressions of classic rockers like Neil Young and Bob Dylan, but for his second album, the Late Night host and Saturday Night Live alum recruited music […]
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder announced yesterday (April 5) that due to an injury, he will be postponing a 15-city, 22-show U.S. solo tour scheduled to kick off in just a few days (April 10). […]
Seattle grunge pioneers Pearl Jam, a band who heavily contributed to the sounds of the early 1990s, will look to bolster their meager list of GRAMMY Awards wins. So far the group has taken home […]
Today is Martin Luther King Day in the USA. And while we still mourn his passing, we also need to remember that today is a day of celebration as well — a day for reflecting […]
Looks like it is high time to grow up, Grunge. Leave the drum-kit in the garage, the Fender in the shed. Gentlemen, the volume may sound better at 11, but it’s already 9:00pm and the kids […]