Friday, April 26
Medeski Martin & Wood
More than 20 years ago, keyboardist John Medeski, bassist Chris Wood and drummer Billy Martin formed a trio that quickly became one of the most successful in contemporary jazz. A 1995 performance with Phish established them as a jam band, and subseq ... More >>
Just when you thought how amazing it is that the original lineup of the Go-Go's is still together after 30-plus years, one of them goes and breaks a hip ... well, a wrist. Kathy Valentine will be temporarily replaced by local bass hero Abby Travis for this tour, but with Travis' experience with Beck ... More >>
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The Greek Theatre
Better Than . . . Falling 20 feet from a cliff while hiking in Northern California.
You've got to hand it to the Go-Go's. At a time in their career when they could be touring with some predictable '80s new-wave ol ... More >>
Variety reports that the Go-Go's have canceled what was to be their farewell tour due to guitarist Jane Wiedling's hiking injury that resulted in knee-replacement surgery (insert old-age joke here, then please feel terrible about Jane's no-fun pain and the bad luck of the timing).
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The rock community's struggle with substance abuse is no secret, but the glamorization of sex, drugs and rock n' roll means that some sad stats often get buried. For example, new studies show that only 8% of women with drug and alcohol problems ever seek help. The Grammy Foundation's Musicares MAP F ... More >>