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Tony Levin: “Sleepless” video and tour update

We received this great video of bassist Tony Levin performing with King Crimson in Japan. Check out that thumb! The performers included Levin on bass and vocals, Adrian Belew on guitar and vocals, Robert Fripp on guitar and Bill Bruford on drums. Levin has a few different projects cooking this fall, he just finished a 3 day tour with L’Image...

Christian McBride tour update

Bassist Christian McBride is on the road for the next two months. Here’s the latest: October 3: Christian McBride & Inside Straight Kayenn Jazz Festival in Cayenne, French Guiana October 4: Christian McBride & Inside Straight Jefferson Center/Shaftman Performance Hall in Roanoke, VA October 9: KPFK-FM Peace Awards with Christian McBride, Ziggy Marley and many, many more Ford Amphitheater in...

Flea Joining Thom Yorke for Live Performances

Flea Joining Thom Yorke for Live Performances

Flea will be teaming up with Thom Yorke on October 4th and 5th at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. “In the past couple of weeks I’ve been getting a band together for fun to play the Eraser stuff live and the new songs etc… to see if it could work!” Yorke said, via Radiohead’s Dead-Air-Space blog. “We don’t really...

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The Xcerts’ Jordan Smith fractures his wrist as tour begins

A fractured wrist is a nightmare scenario for any bassist. But when it happens right as a tour kicks off with your musical heroes, it is even worse. Bassist Jordan Smith

Eddie Gómez announces 10-day tour in Mexico

Legendary bassist Eddie Gómez will be going on a brief 10-day tour in Mexico from November 25th through December 5th. Gómez will be touring with his trio including Stefan Karlsson on piano and Rodrigo Villanueva on drums. Eddie’s impressive resumé includes performances with jazz giants such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Evans, Gerry Mulligan, Benny Goodman, Buck Clayton, Marian...

Alexis Cuadrado: World Premiere of “Noneto Iberico”

Bassist and composer Alexis Cuadrado will be debuting “Noneto Iberico” on Friday and Saturday October 2nd and 3rd in at The Jazz Gallery in New York. “Noneto Iberico” is a nine movement composition to be performed with nine musicians which was commissioned by the Chamber Music America-Doris Duke Foundation “New Works” grant program. It blends both Spanish flamenco music with...

Adam Clayton gets big props as U2 kicks off U.S. tour

U2 just kicked off their first stadium tour in the USA on September 13th since 1997 (the end of the Popmart Tour). Their other tours since have been confined to arenas, but now U2 has broken out with the biggest concert stage ever built. The band’s US debut was at Soldier Field in Chicago, as a continuation of their 360-degree...

Victor Wooten tour: 2 Minds 1 Groove with JD Blair

Victor Wooten is teaming back up with his long time friend JD Blair to go on a brief tour. The tour is the “2 Minds 1 Groove” and will be throughout the USA until the end of September. “I toured for quite a while with that exact same band that played a lot of that music on the record, but...

Rusted Root announces special tour

Rusted Root, the Pittsburgh based rock-jam band, is giving their fans a chance to hear some of the new music they’ve been working on for their upcoming CD with a special tour. “Our fans are the cream of the crop,” says band front man Michael Glabicki. “They have been critical to the music we have created. The songs on the...

Sonic Youth postpones tour due to bassist’s wrist injury

Lee Ranaldo, the bassist for Sonic Youth, is currently recovering from a wrist injury which he incurred playing tennis. Sonic Youth has had to cancel their appearance at the Austin City Limits festival on October 4th and postpone five other dates on their southwest tour this fall through January. The band issued the following: “Lee fractured his wrist while playing...

Les Claypool: Australian & European tours announced

Les Claypool’s Australian tour was just announced. The 5-stop tour begins December 1st, 2009: December 1, 2009: Brisbane at Tivoli Theatre (18+) December 2, 2009: Sydney at Enmore Theatre (All Ages) December 4, 2009: Melbourne at Forum Theatre (18+) December 5, 2009: Adelaide at Thebarton Theatre (All Ages) December 6, 2009: Perth at Capitol (18+) The European tour kicks off...

Band of Skulls bass giveaway and tour

Band of Skulls is running a contest to give away a Fender Jazz Bass hand painted by bassist and singer Emma Richardson. The bass is a white Fender Jazz, featuring Richardson’s unique painting style and is the only one of its kind. You can enter the contest on Band of Skull’s web site. Band of Skulls is currently on tour...