Posts Tagged ‘Dave Matthews Band’

Arts Roundup: Techno-Feudalistic Gulag Edition

Crazy House Republicans propose crazy cuts to Kennedy Center, National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian, and the National Endowment for the Arts and the Humanities. [WAMU]
Thievery Corporation's Eric Hilton says he won't offer his music on Spotify, calling the streaming music service a "techno-feudalistic gulag." [Huffington Post D.C.]
WaPo editorial board: Just approve Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Yes Giantess, Budos Band, Santana

Friday

Dave Matthews Band. Nationals Park. $75
Firefall w/ the Steve Palmer Band. The Birchmere. $29.50.
Silk, SWV, Heads of State, Tape Deck Throwback. DAR Constitution Hall. $59.50-$89.50
American Idol Live! Jiffy Lube Live. $24.25-$76.50
The Greencards. Jammin Java. $18
Enemies of the National Zoo w/ Prezidino, Formula. The Red and The Black. $8. +21
Summer New Year's Eve Party. Yes Giantess w/ Audio [...]

Arts Roundup: Bonnaroo, Jack White, and Another Free Willy

Good morning, snowed-in readers.
*The 2010 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival line-up was announced yesterday over a painstakingly long unveiling process. Some of the artists for the four-day Tennessee-based festival include: Kings of Leon (the first band to go from a tent stage to a headliner), Dave Matthews Band, Phoenix, Jay-Z, Norah Jones, The xx, Stevie [...]

Arts Roundup: Grammy Predictions and Martha Stewart Pitches

*Gold Derby is predicting that Taylor Swift will win Best Album at Sunday's Grammy Award ceremony, edging out fellow nominees Beyoncé, Dave Matthews Band, Lady Gaga and the Black Eyed Peas. Not predicted? Everyone's favorite category: who will show up the biggest drunken mess?
*Despite George Clooney's appearance on every awards show and television commercial lately [...]

‘Blasting Dave Matthews the Whole Way’

Benoit Denizet-Lewis is so courageous. The author of America Anonymous: Eight Addicts in Search of a Life reveals his love for Dave Matthews in a piece at the Advocate, in which he doesn't attempt, not even a little bit, to redeem his affections with claims that DMB is good music.
Instead he quotes his therapist, whose [...]

Leak Proof: Sonic Youth, Dave Matthews Band, Deerhunter, The Bats

Sonic Youth: "Sacred Trickster"
For a while there Sonic Youth was becoming a band that your dad could maybe get down with. Well, as long as your dad was a baby boomer with a taste for Bare Trees-era Fleetwood Mac. No more, though. “Sacred Trickster”, from the band’s forthcoming record The Eternal, brings back the diminished [...]

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