Tag Archives: Concert

Tom Waits attends Jack White concert in San Francisco, steals White’s watch

A very special guest was in attendance for Jack White’s concert in San Francisco on Thursday night: The great of Tom Waits, whose public appearances have become a rarity in recent years, came out for the Boarding House Reach tour stop at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. “Tom Waits came to Jack White’s performance in San

Watch Elvis Costello in Concert With Early Band Flip City

Footage of Elvis Costello performing with his early band Flip City has surfaced online. The black-and-white video, taken at the E1 Festival in Stepney, London on July 21, 1974, is believed to be the first time Costello had been filmed in concert. The two songs Flip City performed aren’t originals; they’re covers of the Coasters’ “I’m

Pearl Jam concert poster depicts Trump’s rotting corpse on burning White House lawn

Pearl Jam can’t stay out of the headlines. After a lively yet benevolent week in Seattle, the grunge rockers have now found themselves in hot water for their controversial concert poster supporting Monday night’s Missoula gig. The poster depicts the rotten corpse of our moron President being eaten by a bald eagle on the lawn

As Artists Try to Ban Phones, Concert Directors Design Shows For Them

The controversy over cellphones at concerts has found a new twist as Jack White reported other artists’ interest in his method of locking handsets out of his shows, while a leading event designer said big-budget productions were designed with Instagram in mind. White recently decided to have audience members agree to lock their phones in

Bruce Springsteen Releases Oft-Bootlegged 1978 Roxy Concert

With five shows broadcast on the radio at the time, Bruce Springsteen’s tour in support of 1978’s Darkness on the Edge of Town brought his reputation as a live performer to a growing audience. One of those dates — the July 7, 1978, concert at the Roxy in West Hollywood, Calif. — has now received its

Krist Novoselic to open for Foo Fighters’ concert in Seattle

Dave Grohl and Pat Smear will share the stage alongside a familiar face when Foo Fighters visit Seattle’s Safeco Field on September 1st. Former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and his new band, Giants in the Trees, are set to open the show. The group, which features Novoselic playing alongside Washington-area musicians Jillian Raye, Erik Friend,

Study claims that attending a concert once every two weeks can add nine years to your life

Concerts can be daunting as you get older, what with late start times, a slew of opening acts, and the prospect of standing next to tall, sweaty people for several hours. A new study, however, claims that the effort’s worth it. Conducted by O2 and behavioral science expert Patrick Fagan and reported by NME, the study