"50 concerts, 50 states, one day" ...
Just a couple of weeks ago, we here at Crossfade announced that Bud Light Music First tour would be coming to Miami.
Other cities had already gotten their headliners, including Kendrick Lamar and The Hold Steady, for "Bud Light Music First's grand finale, 50/ ... More >>
Sure, craft beers and independent breweries may offer a better selection. Some would even argue a better product.
But when was the last time that a small beverage business managed to tap the likes of Kendrick Lamar and The Hold Steady for a "never-before-seen live music event" or gave away over 50 ... More >>
So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>
To the delight of local skinny-jeaned optometrists, Los Angeles alt-shoegaze rockers Silversun Pickups will bring "Lazy Eye," as well as more recent material off 2009's Swoon to the scenic Sunset Cove Amphitheater in Boca Raton June 16. See the whole tour itinerary here. Ticket sales are forthcom ... More >>
Bells are made to be BrokenIn our Moving Units column, Mike Ramirez at Fort Lauderdale's Radio-Active Records
graciously keeps us up-to-date and comments on the current releases
flying out of his store each week.This week, the collaboration between Shins' lead singer James Mercer and Gnarls Bar ... More >>
Radio-Active Records' expanded list of Record Store Day exclusives is as long as Joanna Newsom's new triple album! It's April 17, folks. (Ohmygosh, John Fahey's brilliant folk classic Yellow Princess LP!) See also: Radio-Active Records' Record Store Day Specials Include Fela Kuti, Drive By Trucke ... More >>
Don Chambers is playing a solo show (meaning he's without his band Goat) with Viva Le Vox at Propaganda on July 11. Chambers is an Athens Georga based singer songwriter in the Tom Waits/Nick Cave mold who's latest album, Zebulon, was produced by Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers fame. His music is ... More >>