01. The Hangover (Prod. By Mars of 1500 Or Nuthin’)
03. Yung Stunna Feat. Birdman
06. White Soft Porn Feat. Mars (Prod. By Marz & Renz 1500 Or Nuthin’)
07. Get Familiar Feat. Timbaland (Prod. By Timbaland)
09. I’m Home Feat. Kurupt
10. This Way Feat. JoiStaRR (Prod. By Mars of 1500 Or Nuthin’)
11. 3D Feat. David Banner (Prod. By Mars of 1500 Or Nuthin’)
12. Drama Feat. Ghostface & Joell Ortiz (Prod. By Sean C and LV for Grind Music)
14. Philly (Mega Mix) (Young Chris Feat. Eve, Black Thought, Money Malc, Fat Joe, Fred the Godson, Diggy Simmons & Jermaine Dupri)
15. Undefeated Feat. Busta Rhymes & Marsha Ambrosius
JESSIE J PREMIERES BRAND NEW VIDEO FOR PRICE TAG ON VEVO TODAY! PRICE TAG OUT FEBRUARY 1, 2011 IN THE U.S.
PRICE TAG OUT FEBRUARY 1, 2011 IN THE U.S.
Jessie J is continuing her way into becoming a household name in America with her latest single Price Tag. The brand new video premiering TODAY on VEVO features Jessie with larger than life objects and settings and a nice little appearance from B.o.B.
Jessie J’s single Price Tag will be available to purchase TOMORROW (February 1, 2011) on iTunes! The debut album, Who You Are will be coming out in spring 2011 via Universal/Republic Records featuring Price Tag and Do It Like A Dude
TW – advance tickets at club or www.ticketweb.com
ON SALE NOW
Thurs, Feb. 3 — Chatham Country Line, 8pm/$10
Thurs/Fri/Sat, February 3,4,5 – Radiators Final Chicago Shows, 9 pm/$25TW (Rock/Jam)
Friday, Feb. 11 – James Hunter/Joel Paterson’s Modern Sounds, 9 pm/$20TW (Soul/R&B)
Saturday, February 12 – Savoy Brown w/Kim Simmonds, 9 pm/$25TW (Blues/Rock)
Friday, February 18 – Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, 9 pm/$15TW (Zydeco)
Friday, February 25 – The Blasters/James Inveld opens @ 9 pm/$20TW (Rock)
Saturday, February 26 – The Blasters/Wayne Hancock opens at 9 pm/$25 TW (Rock)
Saturday, March 5 — XRT Show – Sonny Landreth/Michael Burk opens at 9 pm/$25
ON SALE FEBRUARY 4
Friday, March 4 — XRT-Sonny Landreth/Milk Drive opens at 9 pm/$25
Saturday, March 19 — Tab Benoit, 9pm/$20
Every Tuesday at 10 pm
No Cover, Bluegrass
The Mudflapps: A Drinking band with a music problem… And they mean it, with songs about love, whiskey, family problems and more, you’ll fall in love with the Mudflapps the moment you hear them. The Mudflapps are James Weigel formerly of Sexfist / The Henhouse Prowlers, Justin Gillam of Rigor Vitae / Outlaw Family Band, Barb Hale of Super Mini Trio, Barrett Tasky of MWC / Amy and The Rhinos and Brett Kawaguchi formerly of The Reunion / Roundeye
Every Wednesday at 10 pm
Bud Light and Dekuypper Present Wasted Wednesday’s with Different bands every Wednesday
No Cover and 1.00 Bud Light Drafts and $3.00 well drinks and 1.00 burst Shots from open until close!
The Red Line Tap Open Mic, Hosted by Micki Croisant.
Open Mike begins at 9 pm, No cover.
Sign up goes out at 8 pm. Acts must be present to sign up.
All performers receive one free drink with their performance and a chance to win the weekly give away prize from our sponsor, Flatts and Sharpe Music Company. We also book some of our performers from the open mic.
CHECK AFTER THE JUMP FOR A COMPLETE CALENDAR OF EVENTS…. [Read more…]
Wednesday, February 2 – Do312.com presents Pizza Pizza Wednesdays with Das Boton (live) & DJ Ryan Weinstein (free) Pizza Pizza Wednesday is the new, weekly party featuring a good Chicagoians two favorite things: free pizza and live rock & roll. Think the magic of last years’ Pizza Fest but spread out over a month so you don’t OD on good times. Tonight we welcome the Bill Dolan-fronted Das Boton, “an instrumental trio that turns up the eclecticism, shifting from swinging R&B shuffles to high-octane rockers. Rife with quirky detours, the bands’ noodle riffs and chicken-pickin’ leads furiously fill up the space typically occupied by vocals” – in the words of Time Out Chicago.
Pizza Provided by Pie-Eyed Pizzeria
$2 Bud drafts + $3 whiskey shots
Thursday, February 3 – Scion presents Temper featuring Jillionaire, Sondido Rampage Y Nader, Brookah and Sparkletone (free before 11pm, $3) Temper is a new monthly party sponsored by Scion every first Thursday at Beauty Bar featuring the best of Tropical Bass, UK Funk, Moombahton, Dancehall, Tribal Guarachero, Cumbia, Soca, UK Garage and all manner of Reggae, Dub, Caribbean and Latin-inspired sounds. The first Temper featured Major Lazer MC and Mad Decent DJ Jillionaire. He’s previously teamed up with M.I.A. and can currently be found representing Diplo’s record label, Mad Decent. Rounding it all out is local guest Brookah of Squeegie Sounds and there will be visuals from Hey ! Cliché! Video Club.
$4 Heinekin (16oz)
Follow the jump for a run-down of what’s happening at Beauty Bar with the weekly 7-10 DJs….. [Read more…]
Empty Bottle is pleased to offer you a Super Bowl alternative. When figuring out who to invite on the Sunday that is the most difficult to get people out of their homes we thought, “who do we know who may have never uttered the words ‘Super Bowl Sunday’ in their life?” The Empty Bottle is proud to announce Rory Lake’s Super Pot Luck Bowl Full of Dreams featuring Karaoke Dreams and a performance by Cooler by the Lake. It’s a pot luck by name, so if you bring a dish to share you get in for FREE!!!
Keep reading for Empty Bottle’s lineup…. [Read more…]
Watch pop sensation Robyn give her signature, high-energy performance of “Dancing On My Own” and discuss how people have been reacting to the track in the US. The Swedish pixie shares her favorite subject of “sad love” and explains how it contributes to her music.
Robyn’s new album Body Talk is available now via Cherrytree Records featuring the Grammy-nominated single “Dancing On My Own.”
Catch Robyn on her North American tour kicking off this week as well as on select dates of Katy Perry’s “California Dreams” tour this summer.
VIDEO SET TO PREMIERE JANUARY 31ST EXCLUSIVELY ON VEVO!
Jessie J has taken the UK by storm in the last few months and from the way things are going, the U.S. is next! About to drop her single Price Tag, produced by Dr. Luke (Britney Spears, Ke$ha) and featuring superstar B.o.B, Jessie is gearing up to premiere her video for the track on January 31st exclusively on VEVO!
Check out a sneak peak of the video with commentary from Jessie as well as the director Emil Nava here:
For more information on Jessie J go to:
Black Eyed Peas’ BEP360 App Available For 99 Cents For Limited Time
Group Announces Super Bowl Bash With Sports Illustrated
Earlier this week the Black Eyed Peas debuted the world’s first 360-degree mobile music video. Created by will.i.apps, the “BEP360″ app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch takes fans inside “The Time (Dirty Bit)” with 360-degree motion control and augmented reality. The app was initially available for $2.99 but it is now on sale for $0.99 for a limited time!
The group also just announced a partnership with Sports Illustrated for a massive Super Bowl kickoff party on February 4th in Dallas. Watch the trailer for the party which will also feature David Guetta and catch BEP performing live at the big game.
Two on a big ocean.
Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore met while studying philosophy in college. The two agreed that upon graduating they would sell their collective possessions and leave behind their lives in Denver. They planned to buy a small sailboat and spend the next year living aboard and traveling exclusively under sail. For years this dream was carefully nurtured while preparations were made. Learning to sail and selecting a boat is difficult to accomplish from a landlocked state. Their nautical self-education consisted of a steady diet of how-to books and videos.
They were motivated by stories shared by sailors like Joshua Slocum, or Lin and Larry Pardey. On a sailboat minimalism transcends efficiency. There are no schedules, no agendas, or the many concerns that come with modern life. A sailor cares only for the direction of the wind and the condition of the water. Riley and Moore did not want their perception of the world to be shaped by spreadsheets, or facts gleaned in classrooms. They wanted a life of experience unmediated by people or things, a life of intimate participation with their environment. Cell phones, television, household appliances, the conveniences of modern life were traded for simplicity and contentment. A return to evenings spent indulging in the profound silence of the remotest regions, far from the yellowy glow of civilization.
Voyaging along the North Atlantic coastline for seven months at an average speed of five miles an hour lends itself to reordering one’s priorities. The long way is the beautiful one. The hard way is the most rewarding. Two years after completing their 2500 nautical mile voyage, Riley and Moore’s experience has led them to seek out a new endeavor. Their music bears the mark of months spent alone with the sea and each other. It is tinged with the sweet affection of new lovers. It bears the uncluttered aesthetic of time spent in remote and uninhabited regions. Their music is a modest attempt to translate an old truth rediscovered.
TENNIS on Tour:
01/27 Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT !
01/28 Neurolux – Boise, ID !&
01/29 Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR !
01/31 Media Club – Vancouver, BC !
02/01 The Crocodile – Seattle, WA #!
02/03 Bottom of the Hill – San Francisco, CA #!
02/04 The Echo – Los Angeles, CA #!
02/05 Tin Can Ale House – San Diego, CA #!
02/07 Hotel Congress – Tucson, AZ !
02/08 Rhythm Room – Tempe, AZ !
02/10 Hi Dive – Denver, CO !
02/17 Jackpot – Lawrence, KS @
02/18 Slowdown Jr. – Omaha, NE @
02/19 7th St. Entry – Minneapolis, MN @
02/21 High Noon Saloon – Madison, WI @
02/22 Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL @
02/25 Horseshoe Tavern – Toronto, ONT @
02/26 Il Motore – Montreal, QC @
02/27 Iron Horse Music Hall – Northampton, MA @
02/28 Great Scott – Allston, MA @
03/02 Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY *@
03/03 Bell House – Brooklyn, NY *@
03/04 Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA *@
03/05 Rock ‘n Roll Hotel – Washington, DC *@
03/07 Local 506 – Chapel Hill, NC *@
03/08 Grey Eagle – Asheville, NC *@
03/10 The Basement – Nashville, TN *@
03/11 The Earl – Atlanta, GA *
03/12 The Social – Orlando, FL *$
03/13 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL *$
03/15 Parish @ House of Blues – New Orleans, LA *
03/16 – 20 SXSW Austin, TX
Alter Bridge are back at it again! Today the band announced a new set of Spring Tour Dates for North America.
This time around Black Stone Cherry will be supporting them on tour. You can check out the review, setlist, and photos from their winter stop in Chicago here.
Alter Bridge Tour Dates:
4/21 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater – All Ages – Public On Sale 2/11 – Tickets will be sold through www.ticketswest.com
4/23 Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues – Ages 18+ Only – Public On Sale 2/4 – Tickets sold through Ticketmaster
4/24 San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom – All Ages – Public On Sale 2/6 – Tickets sold through Ticketmaster
4/27 Anaheim, CA – The Grove of Anaheim – All Ages – Public On Sale 2/5 – Tickets sold through Ticketmaster
4/29 Magna, UT – The Great Salt Air – All Ages – Public On Sale 2/4 – Tickets will be sold through www.smithtix.com
4/30 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre – Ages 16+ Only – Public On Sale 2/5 – Tickets sold through Ticketmaster
5/2 & 5/3 Chicago, IL – House of Blues – All Ages – Public On Sale 2/4 – Tickets will be sold through www.Livenation.com
5/8 Norfolk, VA – The NorVA – All Ages – Public On Sale 2/4 – Tickets sold through Ticketmaster
5/10 Knoxville, TN – Valarium – Ages 18+ Only – Public On Sale 2/4 – Tickets will be sold through the following link only
5/12 Ft. Wayne, IN – Piere’s – Ages 21+ Only – Public On Sale 2/4 – Tickets through Ticketmaster
5/17 Worcester, MA – The Palladium – All Ages – Public On Sale 2/4 – Tickets will be sold through www.Tickets.com
5/19 New York, NY – Best Buy Theater – Ages 16+ Only – Public On Sale 2/4 – Tickets sold through Ticketmaster
Finland’s legendary orchestral rock band and Jive recording artist, Apocalyptica, are currently premiering the video for their latest single “Not Strong Enough” (Click to view video) on AOL Noisecreep. The song which includes vocals by Doug Robb of Hoobastank is the follow-up to the hit single “End of Me,” which featured vocals by Gavin Rossdale. Other guests on their latest album, 7th Symphony, are Lacey from Flyleaf, Gojira’s Joe Duplantier, and Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo. Aside from the vocal tracks, the album features the group’s most dynamic symphonic instrumentals to date.
Apocalyptica‘s North American tour will launch March 3rd in Fort Lauderdale, FL at the Culture Room and run through March 27th in Dallas, TX at the House Of Blues. Apocalyptica will be touring in support of, 7th Symphony, which came out August 24th and debuted at No. 31 on the Billboardalbum chart. Joe Barresi (Tool, Queens of the Stone Age) produced the majority of the record and Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, Papa Roach) produced an additional two tracks.
Apocalyptica’s 2010 North American dates are as follows:
March 3 Fort Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
March 4 Tampa, FL Ritz Ybor
March 5 Lake Buena Vista, FL House Of Blues
March 7 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom
March 8 Flint, MI The Machine Shop
March 9 London, ON Cowboy’s
March 10 Montreal, QC Metropolis
March 11 Ottawa, ON Bronson Centre
March 12 Clifton Park, NY Northern Lights
March 13 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
March 15 Hartford, CT Webster Theatre
March 16 Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock Café
March 17 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
March 18 Richmond, VA The National
March 19 Greenville, SC The Handlebar
March 20 Knoxville, TN Valarium
March 21 Mobile, AL Soul Kitchen
March 23 Houston, TX House Of Blues
March 24 New Orleans, LA House Of Blues
March 25 Corpus Christi, TX House Of Rock
March 26 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit
March 27 Dallas, TX House Of Blues
Pop icon Boy George is poised to release his first artist album in more than ten years. Following a non-stop, sell-out European tour with ‘Night Of The Proms’ in 2010 where George performed to over 15,000 fans a night, one of the World’s most recognizable figures is officially back on mainstream music’s radar for good.
Ordinary Alien is an accomplished collection of tracks featuring Boy George & Kinky Roland’s faultless mod-pop production. As songwriters and all-round creative entities, Boy George and Kinky Roland have worked closely over the past fifteen years and Ordinary Alien is born out of this relationship – the pair are renowned for their seemingly never-ending surplus of quality material.
If Boy George isn’t writing then he is simply not Boy George – moving into 2011 and in light of this huge body of work, Boy George is determined to be the recognized as the talented musician he is. Ordinary Alien is the rise of George again – releasing fresh music to the World and chipping away at his craft as a writer, a singer, and a successful producer.
Originating from Berlin, Kinky Roland has been producing top selling tracks and remixes with some of the biggest names in Dance Music – Bananarama, S’Express with Mark Moore, Roland Sebastian Faber (aube records), Mini Legend, Starcluster (with Keen K on aube records), Marc Almond, Mark Moore, Jonny Slut, Glen Gregory, Fran,Princess Julia, Gene Serene, John Taylor; and of course Boy George.
Boy George first shot to international stardom in the 1980s as the front man of one of the UK’s biggest exports –Culture Club, who are re-uniting in 2012 for a Word tour to celebrate the group’s 30th Anniversary. He has sold over 50 million albums and has had top 10 hits in every country. Singer, actor, DJ, artist, photographer, fashion designer, he has constantly reinvented himself and remains today one of the world’s most recognisable iconic figures. Having recently recorded a track for Mark Ronson’s album ‘The Business International’, George and Mark are appearing together at London’s The Roundhouse on February 16th 2011! Boy George will be releasing lead single “Amazing Grace” in two parts, with part 1 out this week! “Amazing Grace”, which was written by Boy George, John Themis & Kinky Roland was produced and mixed by The Sharp Boys. While the first release of “Amazing Grace” features remixes from Kurd Maverick, Sharp Boys, and a variety more- the second part will drop Feb 2nd and includes not only an acoustic mix of the track, but 4 additional remixes!
In the meantime, be sure to check out Part 1 of “Amazing Grace”, as well as the stunning and colorful video for the track:
Boy George’s ‘Ordinary Alien’ is released digitally by Ultra Music, on February 1 2011
1 Turn 2 Dust
2 Yes We Can
3 Brand New
4 Amazing Grace
5 Don’t Wanna See Myself
6 If I Were You
7 Go Your Own Way
8 Time Machine (iTunes only)
9 Here Come The Girls – feat Ave D
10 Seconds feat Phillip Something
11 Psychology Of The Dreamer (iTunes only)
12 Sanitized (iTunes only)
13 After Dark
14 Kill The A&R
15 Human Racing
16 Look Pon U
Boy George Online:
Hot on the heels of an incredible year that saw the release of their electrifying debut album, You Are the Night, Brooklyn-by-way-of-Birmingham band Deluka have announced a co-headlining U.S. tour with Fefe Dobson. Set to kick off in Pittsburg, PA on February 14th, the string of dates at Hard Rock venues across the country will be preceded by select New York City shows in early February.
Hotly tipped by NME and Dazed and Confused in their native UK, Deluka showed the US what all the fuss is about with the release of their debut full-length album, You Are the Night (Vel/RED),in late 2010. Enthusiastically embraced stateside as one of the year’s most exciting debuts, Deluka catapulted onto dance floors with their lead single “Cascade” which spent nine weeks on the Top 100 Alternative chart. The band is preparing for the release of their second single, “OMFG” as well as a music video to debut in mid-February 2011. Lead by magnetic front woman Ellie Innocenti, Deluka is known to pack venues with their floor shaking live shows and raucous DJ sets. Stay tuned for additional tour dates and plans at SXSW 2011.
Praise for Deluka:
“Female fronted, attitude laced electro tunes.” – Filter
“Ellie Innocenti is the next balls-out sex symbol front woman, right up there with the likes of The Duke Spirit’s Liela Moss, Yeah Yeah Yeah’s Karen O, and Metric’s Emily Haines.” – Venuszine
“Girl-charged electro-skuzz punk, akin to Ladytron snacking on The Killers for brunch.” – NME
“An example of pop music at its most fun: dancy, noisy, and carried by a decent hook.” –Bust
“Disco- Electro- Indi- New Wave a la early Duran Duran.” – Women’s Wear Daily
U.S. Tour Dates:
2/3/11 Brooklyn, NY @ the Bell House (w. Does It Offend You, Yeah?)
2/5/11 New York, NY @ Rockbar
2/14/11 Pittsburg, PA @ Hard Rock
2/15/11 Columbus, OH @ CD101 Big Room
2/16/11 Chicago, IL @ Hard Rock
2/17/11 Indianapolis, IN @ Hard Rock
2/18/11 Louisville, KY @ Hard Rock
2/20/11 St. Louis, MO @ NACA
2/22/11 Nashville, TN @ Hard Rock
2/27/11 Baltimore, MD @ Hard Rock
2/28/11 Philadelphia, PA @ Hard Rock
3/2/11 Detroit, MI @ Hard Rock
3/5/11 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
California alternative rockers The Dirty Heads have announced 2011 early spring tour dates. Known for their seamless blend of rock, hip hop and reggae, the Dirty Heads were chosen as one of Rolling Stone magazine’s Best New Bands of 2010 and are ready to take 2011 by storm. Their smash hit “Lay Me Down”, from their debut Any Port in a Storm (iTunes), is the longest-running #1 song by an independent artist at alternative radio, while their second single “Stand Tall” is also holding steady on the Billboard rock charts. The band will begin their US trek on Friday, March 4th in Sacramento, CA at the Ace of Spades and end back on the West Coast on Saturday, May 8th in San Francisco, CA at The Fillmore. The Dirty Heads will be joined on the road by high-energy rockers New Politics, listed as one of MTV’s Artists to Watch in 2011. See below for a list of confirmed tour stops, and to get the latest details and purchase tickets visit DirtyHeads.com or find them on Facebook and MySpace. Tickets go on sale this weekend.
Formed in 2003 out of Huntington Beach, CA, The Dirty Heads released their debut album, Any Port In A Storm in September of 2008. Through The Eleven Seven Music Group, the band released enhanced versions of their album in territories such as the UK and Europe, Japan and Southeast Asia, Australia, Mexico and more in 2010. Produced by Steve Fox and Stan Frazier and mixed by Beastie Boys’ producer Mario C., the album features one of the last recorded performances from legendary Beatles collaborator Billy Preston. The Dirty Heads were also among the first bands featured on YouTube’s Raw Session.
The Dirty Heads 2011 Tour Dates:
4 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades
5 Chico, CA The Senator Theatre
7 Seattle, WA El Corazon
8 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
9 Boise, ID Knitting Factory Concert House
12 Denver, CO The Summit Music Hall
15 Omaha, NE Slowdown
16 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall
17 Chicago, IL House of Blues
18 Detroit, MI St. Andrew’s Hall
21 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
22 Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
23 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
24 New York, NY Irving Plaza
25 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of the Living Arts
12 Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock
13 Lancaster, PA The Chameleon
14 Baltimore, MD Ram’s Head Live
19 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
21 Orlando, FL House of Blues
27 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
5 San Diego, CA House of Blues
6 Los Angeles, CA House of Blues
7 Anaheim, CA House of Blues
8 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
For more information on The Dirty Heads, please visit http://www.dirtyheads.com/.
WEEKLY & MONTHLY IN THE PUB:
Every Tues… PaulStar Jam/Open Mic. Hosted by Paul Allodi -8:30pm. Free
Every Sun… Longest Running Traditional Irish Session with Devin Shepherd – 4pm. Free
$3 Guinness. and-Shut Up & Laugh….comedy that will make you laugh your sass off. 730pm.
1st Fri. of every month: Tony, Aaron, and Rebecca from the TOSSERS. -9pm, no cover.
Preferred seating available at all music events when a dinner reservation is made
KEEP READING FOR NEW SHOWS!
*All shows are 21+ at the Abbey Pub* [Read more…]
Wednesday, January 26 DAVID LINDLEY w/ Roy Ruiz Clayton 8pm $20 adv / $22 DOS
Friday, January 28 Happy Hour – ATOMIC GROOVE 5:30-8pm $5 ga
Friday, January 28 MICHAEL ROSE w/The Devastators & DJ Carlos Culture 9pm $22 adv / $24 DOS
Saturday, January 29 THE CURED w/ Murmur (REM tribute) & INXS-IVE to open (INXS tribute)
9pm $12 adv / $14 DOS
Sunday, January 30 “Acoustic moe.” 8pm $25 adv / $27 DOS
FOLLOW THE JUMP FOR SHOWS IN FEBRUARY….. [Read more…]
ON SALE THIS SATURDAY 1/29 @ NOON IN METRO:
Saturday, March 5: Metro & Uncommon Ground Welcome Sustainable Sound Series…. CLOUDBIRDS * ALGEBRO * MORE TBA * plus a CABARET STAGE: Bone and Bell
Friday, March 25: TRAVIE McCOY * DONNIS * BLACK CARDS * XV * BAD RABBITS
Thursday, May 5: YACHT
ON SALE THIS SATURDAY 1/29 @ NOON IN SMART BAR:
Saturday, February 19: JUSTIN LONG * SPECTER * GIANNA HARDT
Monday, February 21: DJ HEATHER * CHRIS SANTIAGO * KARL & MARK ALMARIA * FRANKIE J * DJ SANGRE
ON SALE NOW:
Wednesday, January 26: In Smart Bar… Acid Test All Vinyl Experience with DJs…MIXWELL HOUSE * KARL ALMARIA * TYREL WILLIAMS * BLUE-J * JULIAN PENA * STEPHEN P
FREE / 21 & Over / Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM / Style: House, Techno
Thursday, January 27: In Smart Bar… Abstract Science and Fresh-Kid.com present a SUBFIX regional showcase with…PAH JE * ALEX HENDRIX * KABZ * GEECEE
$5 / 21 & Over / Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM / Style: dubstep
Friday, January 28: In Smart Bar…?UESTLOVE * MAJOR TAYLOR * INTEL
$20 / 21 & Over / Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM / Style: Hip Hop, Turntablism
Saturday, January 29: THE LIFELINE * LUCID GROUND * KIRKLAND * CURBSIDE
$11 / All Ages / Doors: 5:30PM / Show: 6:30PM
Saturday, January 29: American Gothic Productions Presents…NOCTURNA with DJ SCARY LADY SARAH
$10 / 18 & Over / Doors: 11:30PM / Show: 11:30PM
Saturday, January 29: In Smart Bar…BEHROUZ * DINO G
$10 before midnight, $15 after ($7 before midnight with text or valid student ID) / 21 & Over / Doors: 10 PM / Show: 10 PM / Style: House, Tech House, Progressive House
Sunday, January 30: In Smart Bar… DOLLAR DISCO with DJs COACH * MICHAEL SERAFINI * KID COLOR * ADULTURE
$2, FREE with industry check stub or industry card (FREE with text or valid student ID) / 21 & Over / Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM / Style: Disco, Nu-Disco
follow the jump for more shows on sale now! [Read more…]
The morning started as Joe Diamond, a paranormal magician, boggled the minds of Tom Kief and Lisa Tyler from The Tom and Lisa Morning Show on 95 WIIL ROCK in Wisconsin. Joe sealed up a card in an envelope for Lisa. He asked Lisa to cut through one of the cards in a full deck to read her future. After telling her about her future, he took it one step further by having the card in the envelope and the one she cut in the deck match. It’s priceless to hear the amazement of the radio DJ’s with his stunts.
Joe also performed an audience trick and it involved pointing fingers. Joe had everyone start with their ring finger and fate would decide which finger they would end up pointing with. I guess everyone is great with their fingers because Joe guess exactly which finger the audience, and DJs, ended up on. In true Tom Kief fashion, Tom told Joe which finger he should have everyone end up on when the trick ends. I think you can use your imagination as which finger that would be.
Joe also has a knack for guessing cards. He amazed Tom, Lisa, and Duco by naming all the cards Duco picked and held in his hands. Joe doesn’t miss a beat and hopefully he’ll duck when Tom tries to lay the beat down on him.
The final act on the radio was the bending act! Joe had listeners bending metal objects in their car and in their house. It turns out that the average “Joe” can actually bend metal! The hilarity ensued with Tom and Lisa continuing to not believe what was before their eyes. Video will be posted soon!
Tomorrow night 95 WIIL Rock present Joe Diamond at the FUEL Room at Austin’s Saloon in Libertyville. Tickets are only $15 and include Comedian Jimmy McHugh and Tom Kief as MC for the night. This is a 21 and over show. If you’ve heard Joe on 95 WIIL Rock you haven’t experienced anything yet until you see the show.
KT Tunstall recently performed on Jimmy Kimmel. Check out her live renditions of “Glamour Puss” and “Come on, Get In.” Both songs are off her newest album, Tiger Suit.
Come on, Get In
It’s an insane (I mean insanely large) mixtape from an artist. You can download the massive mixtape here.
L.A Times – produced by Ervin “EP” Pope
In My ’64 f. Pharrell & Snoop Dogg – produced by The Neptunes
Soo Woo f. Lil Wayne – produced by Bink
Living Better Now d. Detail & Tools – produced by DJ Shake
R.I.P Story – produced by Nottz
Purp & Patron Sam Hook & Menance & TD – produced by DJ Shake
I’m the King (remix) f. Mistah FAB & The Jacka – produced by 1500 Or Nothin’
Children’s Story – produced by Ervin “EP” Pope
Dead – produced by 1500 Or Nothin’
Ferrari Lifestyle f. Fabolous – Produced by D.A Dorman
The Kill – produced by Cool & Dre
Heart Breaker f. Rev Burke – produced by RZA
Purp & Yellow SKEETOX remix f. Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa
Burn NY f. Mysonne – produced by City Mike
Bad Intentions – produced by DJ Shake
Khaki Suit – produced by T-Pain
Wonderful World – produced by DJ Shake
Ashed to Ashes f. Rick Ross
Dedicated f. Pharrell – produced by the Neptunes
Soft Rhodes f. Ashanti – produced by Dr. Dre
I Just Want to Fuck – produced by Denaun Porter
187 f. Lil Boosie
Whip It d. Fabulous – produced by DJ Haze
Favorite DJ remix f. Clinton Sparks, Jim Jones – produced by Green Lantern
Supastar f. Ashley Cole & Mike Epps – produced by Evin “EP” Pope
Can A Drummer Get Some f. Travis Barker, Swizz Beats, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross
History f. Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane, KRS One – produced by “EP”
The Ocean f. Dr. Dre – produced by Dr Dre and Che Vicious
DANCE GAVIN DANCE just released a new song from upcoming album Downtown Battle Mountain II. Check it here….
DANCE GAVIN DANCE just released a new song from their upcoming album Downtown Battle Mountain II. Go here to listen to “Heat Seeking Ghost of Sex”:http://www.dgddtbm2.com
The new album is in stores March 8th via Rise Records. Catch the band on a full US tour this March and April, then the UK in May and finishing up the summer playing every date of Warped Tour.
Platinum-selling rock band debuts new Facebook application
Multi-Platinum rock band TRAPT has just released a new Facebook application that offers their fans something new and special. This application not only allows fans to stream their entire current album No Apologies, but it also has a feature that allows fans to pick the album’s next single.
View the app here:http://apps.facebook.com/traptalbumapp/index.php
Over the past decade, TRAPT has scored a string of hits, beginning with 2002’s Billboard alternative song of the decade “Headstrong” and continuing through “Sound Off”, the lead single from No Apologies.
Anyone who installs the app to their Facebook profile will be able to vote on which song from No Apologies TRAPT takes to the radio airwaves next. This is one of the first times that a major artist has allowed their fans to control something this important through a social media platform. When the application is shared, it leaves a message on the user’s news stream (viewable to all their friends) stating that they have just voted for TRAPT’s new single. Fans can also use the application to view TRAPT’s upcoming tour dates.
No Apologies was released last October and debuted in the Top Ten of Billboard’s Rock Albums chart.
The members of TRAPT are: Chris Taylor Brown (lead vocals), Peter Charell (bass) Aaron Montgomery (drums) and Robb Torres (lead guitar).
HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD TO OFFER FANS FREE DOWNLOAD OF LATEST TRACK, “COMIN’ IN HOT”
AMERICAN TRAGEDY TO BE RELEASED ON MARCH 15TH
THE NIGHTMARE AFTER CHRISTMAS TOUR UNDERWAY NOW
Hollywood Undead are giving fans a taste of their new music from their upcoming album, American Tragedy, by offering a free download of the track “Comin’ In Hot.” Fans can get the free download now at http://bit.ly/HUCominInHot. The new album hits stores this Spring in March. Across this album and tour, the band members sport new masks, and they’re giving fans a taste of how the new faces were conceived and created in a “Making Of…” video, which features makeup/special effects artist, Jerry Constantine.
Don’t miss your chance to check out Hollywood Undead on “The Nightmare After Christmas” Tour with Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour, and New Medicine. For more information regarding dates and ticketing, as well as updates on the release of their latest record, American Tragedy, make sure to check out Hollywoodundead.com. Also, don’t forget to check out the bands Facebook page for more updates and news as well!
Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
Twas a bitter, bitter winter’s night in New York City, but Sweden’s The Concretes defrosted the crowd like a good mug of glögg. The kids were bopping to the jaunty tunes of their latest album WYWH, “All Day” and “Good Evening”, as well as back catalog favorites like “Say Something New”. Former drummer Lisa Milberg has taken over the uneviable task of replacing the lead vocals from the departed Victoria Bergsman (Taken By Trees). The two tackle songs in a slightly different approach. While Bergsman sang with a pang of effortless emotion, Milberg relishes the spotlight and brings a light hearted chirp. WYWM is a bit of a departure from past albums with more emphasis on dance synths, which lends to Milberg’s delivery. Lisa can also bring it down a notch to melancholy, as she demonstrated with her rendition of “I Wish We’d Never Met”.
This reviewer has quite the affinity to Ms. Bergsman, but I must say Ms. Milberg wins over the latter with her stage presence. While Victoria would shy away from eye contact, Lisa engaged the New York audience praising the city for having the best dogs. Alas, don’t expect a transatlantic move for The Concretes. Lisa confessed she could not handle the copious mimosas at breakfast everyday.
The concert culminated with an encore, in which Lisa covered Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young’s “Military Madness”. As if that was not enough of a treat, they played old favorite “You Can’t Hurry Love” after title track “WYWH”. The Concretes are on the upswing post-Bergsman. Though they probably will always be the former band of Victoria Bergsman, they are craving out a new chapter for the evolving band.
Brad Paisley – H2O Frozen Over Tour
Resch Center – Green Bay, WI
All Photos by Paul Weber
Now that that is out of the way, Brad’s H2O Frozen Over Tour kicked off in Green Bay last night. Brad sure didn’t disappoint especially with stage presence and pleasing his fans. There was a catwalk in the middle of the stage along with two mini runways off to each side of the stage. The two runways on the side of the stages actually dipped into the crowd. For those who purchased floor tickets looked very happy as Brad, with guitar in hand, walked right into the crowd on the floor.
The stage antics didn’t end there. The show also featured a life-size puppet of Brad. In true Paisley form, the videos that running on the back screens as he plays are down-right-out hilarious, thus the puppet. You’ll understand when you purchase your ticket and head to the show.
Brad also brought a pool along that was turned into a stage. For those die-hard, yet on a budget, Paisley fans, there isn’t a bad seat in the house, and Brad makes sure of that with all the ramps and the pool stage near the back of the arena. The man knows how to put on a show.
During the set Brad tells the crowd he’s bringing the tour back for the summer. He also called Keith Urban and Kenny Chesney “Wusses” for not playing Green Bay in the winter. Brad also paid tribute to the Packers in one of the video montages. I guess there is a reason why they completely skipped over Chicago, because I don’t know how he would explain himself. I kid….maybe. As mentioned before Aaron Rodgers did join Brad onstage for “Still a Guy.” Aarron looked lost trying to keep up with the singing. He eventually gave up and just started hi-fiving the crowd. I wouldn’t quit your day job Aaron, oh I take that back! Maybe you should and before Sunday please.
Did I mention it was in the negatives outside last night? This was truly the “Frozen Over Tour.”
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Darius Rucker (Opener for Brad Paisley on the H2O Frozen Over Tour)
Resch Center – Green Bay, WI
All Photos by Paul Weber
It’s never easy making a transition in life especially when that transition is moving from mainstream rock to country music. I’ve read the articles poking fun at Darius and I’ve heard all the Hootie jokes, but look who has the last laugh. Darius recently released his second country album Charleston, SC 1966. The album debuted at the top of the Billboard Country Albums Chart at #1 with over 100,000 album sold in the first week. If that weren’t enough, the first single from that album, “Come Back Song,” has also reached the #1 spot on the Billboard and Mediabase Country Singles Charts, making this his fourth #1 hit since his release of Learn To Live in 2008. He’s performed at Stagecoach back in 2008 and now he’s the opener for Brad Paisley on the winter leg of the H2O Frozen Over Tour.
Darius walked on the stage at Resch Center in Green Bay last night to a standing ovation. Darius looked country, walked country, and sang country. He even had the females in the crowd swooning as he took to the catwalk singing “Purple Rain.” He also had a few sly dance moves that hypnotized the ladies. Watch out! Maybe Darius should have put on his cowboy boots years ago.
Darius did perform Hooties biggest hits such as “Let Her Cry,” “Only Want to Be with You,” and “Hold My Hand.” The fans loved it, but if he didn’t play them I don’t think they would have been disappointed. The fans were already singing along to “Alright” and the “Come Back Song.” It was the Hank Williams Jr. Cover of “Family Tradition” that set a permanent bond with Darius and his fans the Resch. It also solidified his status in the country music family.
Only Want to Be with You
Don’t Think I Don’t Think About it
The Craziest Thing
Let Her Cry
Be Wary of a Woman
It Won’t Be Like This for Long
Hold Me Hand
Family Tradition (Cover)
Come Back Song
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