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Wailers Celebrate 40 Years of “Family Man” With Tour

The Wailers, who played with Bob Marley during his lifetime, are on the road in a trek that takes them across the U.S. The legendary reggae band is on tour in celebration of bassist Aston “Family Man” Barrett, who co-founded the band and has stayed with the group for 40 years. It was Barrett’s musical leadership that helped Marley and...

Slayer Announces Rescheduled Dates After Araya’s Surgery

In early January, we reported that Slayer frontman Tom Araya was scheduled to have back surgery, and that the band’s American and Canadian Carnage Tour had to be rescheduled. Araya had his procedure on May 20th, and the masters of metal have announced their make-up dates, which will occur after a European trek. In his first interview since going under...

Bakithi Kumalo Joins Simon and Garfunkel Tour

South African bassist extraordinaire Bakithi Kumalo will be touring with folk duo Simon and Garfunkel in their North American ‘Old Friends’ tour. The tour focuses mostly in Canada, with about seven U.S. dates. Kumalo joined Paul Simon for his classic 1986 album Graceland, and has worked with him since. Kumalo has also worked with many pop and jazz musicians, including...

Dave Holland Tour Dates Announced

Dave Holland starts his world tour in April, performing with different groups along the way. Holland recently released Pathways, the first album with his new octet, and a new Archive Series of albums. Tour Schedule April 16, 2010: Regattabar – Cambridge, MA (Quintet) April 17, 2010: Regattabar – Cambridge, MA (Quintet) April 18, 2010: Buckley Center – Amherst, MA (Quintet)...

Green Day Announce Summer Tour Dates

Mike Dirnt and Green Day will be coming back to North America for summer tour dates after they complete their overseas trek which wraps up in July. The group is still touring in support of their latest Grammy award winning album, 21st Century Breakdown. A musical inspired and featuring the music of Green Day will be opening on Broadway on...

Phish Announce Summer Tour and 3D Concert Movie

Hot off the heels of Mike Gordon’s solo project tour, Phish have announced a 2010 summer tour which will be their biggest yet since reuniting last spring. The 29-show outing begins in Chicago during June and finishes up in Wantagh, NY in mid-August. Also look out for Phish 3D, which is a feature-length theatrical concert film that takes the best...

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Atoms For Peace tour dates announced, with Thom Yorke and Flea

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke has announced the name of his new supergroup, which includes Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and tour dates for the band. The group, Atoms for Peace, also includes Joey Waronker of R.E.M., Mauro Refosco of Forro in the Dark, and Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. They have announced a 9-date tour, beginning in New York and...

32nd Annual Playboy Jazz Festival to Feature Who’s Who of Bassists

The Playboy Jazz Festival promises to be another bass player’s favorite, featuring performances and appearances by Esperanza Spalding, Marcus Miller, Dwayne Burno, John Clayton’s Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra, Chick Corea’s freedom band with Christian McBride, and many more. Hosted by comedian Bill Cosby, the festival will take place June 12-13 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California. “It’s a party with...

Les Claypool Tour Update (New Shows Announced)

Les Claypool has added new U.S. dates to his current tour. Pre-sale tickets go on sale today. Here’s the latest: March 10 Zurich, CH, at Abart March 11 Milan, IT, at Alkatraz March 12 Bologna, IT, at Estragon March 13 Treviso, IT, at New Age March 15 Munich, DE, at 59:1 March 16 Vienna, AT, at Flex March 17 Berlin,...

New Mike Gordon live album, tour dates

Phish bassist Mike Gordon has released a new double disc album with his own band. The album, which is available at livePhish.com, is a live recording from Gordon’s performance at the Town Ballroom in Buffalo, NY on October 3, 2009. This is the second release from Gordon’s five-piece band, which includes Scott Murawski on guitar, Craig Myers on percussion, Tom...

Sublime with Rome Announce Tour Dates

Sublime fans will be pleased to hear that the controversy surrounding the band’s name has been resolved, and original members Eric Wilson and Bud Gaugh will be hitting the road in April with new frontman Rome Ramirez, under the banner “Sublime with Rome”. Fourteen years after the death of founding member Bradley Nowell, the group is excited to be officially...

Bassist Billy Cox Featured on Experience Hendrix Tribute Tour

Bassist Billy Cox Featured on Experience Hendrix Tribute Tour

The Experience Hendrix Tour will be hitting the road in March featuring a who’s who of rock and blues artists, including bassist Billy Cox, who played with Hendrix in the Jimi Hendrix Experience and the Band of Gypsys. Other performers include Joe Satriani, Jonny Lang, Eric Johnson, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Brad Whitford (of Aerosmith), Doyle Bramhall II, Ernie Isley, Living...