Posts Tagged ‘buddy guy’

Photos: the Foo Fighters’ Fourth of July Celebration at RFK

City Paper didn't photograph the Foos, but we did catch the other sets.

Here’s the Foo Fighters’ July 4 RFK Stadium Show Line-up

Full of classic American-music superstars, it's far better than average arena fare.

Watch the Trailer for Dave Grohl’s Sonic Highways, With a Guest Appearance by Ian MacKaye

Those who've been salivating in anticipation of local boy Dave Grohl's long-awaited HBO miniseries can wipe up some of their drool today. The network just released a trailer for the eight-episode project, Sonic Highways, and it looks like a beautifully shot music nerd's dream—an ambitious wade through a half-century's worth of music history.

Sonic Highways will follow the Foo Fighters around [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Buddy Guy, Diamond District, Blue Öyster Cult

Friday

Buddy Guy w/ Ann Rabson. The Birchmere. $69.50
The Shirks, the Ladies, Maybe Baby, Social Problems, Electrocutions, Young and High. The Velvet Lounge. $10. +21
Jason Aldean w/ David Nail. Merriweather Post Pavilion. $30-$45.
Altar of Plagues, Castevet, Velnias. Black Cat. $10. All ages.
Bomba Estereo w/ King Chango, Natalia Cavlier. Rock and Roll Hotel. $20. All ages.
Shankar Ehsaan [...]

When Will the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Run Out Of Mainstream Acts to Induct?

This is the question Mike Conklin asks at L Magazine:
Right around the mid-80s, or 25 years ago, or the exact amount of time that needs to have passed since a band's debut in order for them to be eligible for induction, when hair-metal came along and ruined everything, it simply became cooler for rock bands [...]

End-of-Week Mixtape: #FridaySoul!

Dear Arts Desk readers,
As approximately 62 of you know, I've been spinning a Friday Soul mix via the old Twitter account. Man is it groovy! I'm even linking to videos. The playlist so far:

Otis Redding, "Shake" (live at Monterey Pop, 1967)
Raphael Saadiq, "Let's Take a Walk"
Laura Nyro, "And When I Die"
James Brown, "Super Bad"
Buddy Guy, [...]

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