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WHO: Eddie Vedder
WHERE: The Wiltern
There are many points in Eddie Vedder's 20-year plus music career where he's had moments of clarity. However, there was a point when he lived in a crummy apartment in San Diego when he realized enough was eno ... More >>
GrindermanWhen Nick Cave unveiled Grinderman -- his project with Bad Seeds bandmates Warren Ellis, Jim Sclavunos and Martyn Casey -- the Australian songwriter described the music as a soundtrack to "a massive midlife crisis."
So we suppose it's both good (for consumers) and bad (for the 53-y ... More >>
Swell Season: Man commits suicide at their show in SaratogaOur sister publication the SF Weekly offered a harrowing account of last night's public suicide of Michael Edward Pickels, 32, of San Jose, in the middle of a Swell Season concert in Saratoga, California.
The Swell Season is best kno ... More >>
Piper FergusonThe Swell SeasonBoy, girl.
It's a bill made for date night on Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl as some of music's favorite collaborative couples team up to provide a soundtrack for your wine and cheese.
Of course, the Swell Season -- Glen Hansard of Irish r ... More >>
Glenn Hansard on the prospect of moving to LA post-Oscar: "Everybody just assumed we were going to move to Hollywood, and next year try to get another one. Dude, this is once in a lifetime. I'm going straight back to making music after this."
Henry Fonda Theater, Sept. 6
By Mark Mauer
Two crowds showed up to see Dublin's The Frames Thursday night. First there were the die-hards, lining up hours before the doors opened. They're the ones who have followed this band to bigger and bigger venues each time they've come to L.A., fro ... More >>