Apr 20, 2013
The Swedish metal band, Ghost, set out on a North American tour to support the release of their second album, Infestissumam. They made their first stop at Coachella and I had lost hope for a regular, but then they announced a show in LA and with that followed more US dates. I recently got into Ghost and was introduced to them by word of mouth by a friend and as soon I listened to them, I was hooked.
Also on this night, I ... Read More
Mar 14, 2013
According to Google Maps, the Central Social and Pleasure Club is exactly one mile from my house. One would think as a live music fan, I would be a regular at the small venue that serves killer beer, features a glorious sound system and has a very chill Westside kind of vibe. Yet sadly that is not the case as the Central earns their keep booking bullshit DJ’s and electronica acts that bore the piss out of the guy who prefers his ... Read More
Mar 5, 2013
So by now, we shouldn't have to explain to you how hard Japandroids rock. On the heels of last week's blazing performance of “The Nights Of Wine And Roses” on Conan(Video of which you can check out here), the band has announce headlining dates in the US this Summer surrounding their various festival appearances. Supporting the band on tour will be Cloud Nothings in April and A Place To Bury Strangers for six dates in May and June. You can view the ... Read More
Feb 21, 2013
Trent Reznor's latest project, How To Destroy Angels, have announced venues and dates for their first ever tour of the United States. The two dates you already know about are the Coachella gigs, the other nine dates span across Vegas, San Fran, Denver, Chi-Town, Boston and New Jersey before ending things with a night in New York City, at the Apollo Theater. No news on whether that show can be viewed at 1:05 AM after an episode of Saturday Night Live. For ... Read More
Feb 19, 2013
Earlier this month, The Postal Service announced six tour dates around their appearance at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA. Well today, they let us in on a little more than six when they added 21 shows to that over the course of this summer. Barclay's Center gets a second night added and thing end at the Greek in July. For all the North American Tour Dates, see below:
The Postal Service Summer 2013 North American Tour Dates:
04/09 – Reno, ... Read More
Feb 11, 2013
Kurt Vile I pretty awesome. If you have no idea what I speak of no need to fear, the man has a new record coming out called “Walkin' On A Pretty Daze” due to hit stores April 9th. Also, he plans to support that effort with a tour of the US between the times of Coachella and Primavera Sound Festivals. You can view those tour dates below, and underneath that check out some visual imagery (videos).
Kurt Vile & The Violators opened for Dinosaur ... Read More
Feb 4, 2013
Adored by many, Ben Gibbard and The Postal Service have reunited. In addtion to Coachella Hipster And Arts Festival, the band will play six other dates besides the two weekends in Indio. Reno and Las Vegas get visited as well as Arizona before the band wraps things up in Jay-Z's lovely Barclay's Center in Brooklyn. Check out the dates below
The Postal Service Spring Tour Dates:
April 9 - Reno, NV // Grand Sierra Theatre
April 10 - Davis, CA // Mondavi Center
April 13 - ... Read More
Feb 2, 2013
A few different folks in the above photo, but if you look to the far left next to J Mascis you'll see Johnny Marr-the non wuss part of the Smiths. Well supporting his solo debut “The Messenger”, Mr. Marr will hit the road in America this April. After Coachella this trek heads east hitting The Metro in Chicago, Washington D.C.'s 9:30 Club, The Magic Stick in Detroit and Irving Plaza in New York City to name a few before wrapping in Boston ... Read More
Jan 24, 2013
It is a lot like Christmas in January. The 2013 Coachella lineup is here. Feel free to disagree, but while the headliners leave a lot to be desired this lineup has some great acts. From the reunions of Jurassic 5 and the Violent Femmes to Concert Confessions favorites like Modest Mouse, Ghost and Dinosaur Jr there is plenty of great music to be heard out in Indio this April. Check out the complete lineup down below.
Jan 22, 2013
Pictures don't lie. The Joy Formidable have unveiled a slew of tour dates for North America beginning in March. The party starts where most party's start-and that's at South By Southwest. The band will then play five dates in California before heading up the coast and across the country, hence (most likely) canceling out any Coachella dreams any of the Indio faithful had planned. The usual suspects of venues are all covered: First Avenue in Minneapolis , The Loft in Michigan , ... Read More
Dec 31, 2012
In 2012 I exchanged maxing out my credit card with Ticketmaster and instead maxed it out on diapers. In June I became a first time father which meant my sleepless nights were spent with an infant in my arms instead of next to the PA. Despite the life change I still managed to see some great gigs.
10) Baroness/Meshuggah 05/05/12
Nothing say Cinco De Mayo on the Sunset Strip like the double shot of Baroness and Meshuggah. The House of Blues was sold out ... Read More
Dec 3, 2012
Fleetwood Mac To Play North America in 2013
After Stevie Nicks wrapped up a tour last year, rumors were a midst that her and Lindsey Buckingham would be getting back together and Fleetwood Mac would tour in 2013. Well, the rumor be true. Announced an hour or so ago, the band will tour North America beginning this April in Ohio, and will be hitting just about every big arena you could think of. Madison Square Garden, Air Canada Centre, Pepsi Center, Hollywood Bowl and more. ... Read More
Dec 3, 2012
RIP Das Racist: The Weirdos of Hip Hop
A Tribute by Jakob Ross
In 2008, one of the most fascinating hip hop songs to ever go viral was released on YouTube. It was titled "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell," and it was released by then-unknown Brooklyn trio Das Racist. This song got immediate attention from blogs and created buzz all around the internet. Who were these weird sounding dudes singing about a fast food restaurant? And why is it so interesting?
When Das Racist ... Read More
Nov 15, 2012
Christopher Owens Announces Winter 2013 North American Tour Dates
We here at Concert Confessions love Girls. We really loved the fact that the bass player from Girls wore a 49ers jacket at Coachella We were sad when that dude left Girls. But now that dude (who is named Christopher Owens) has solo dates set for early next year. Oh and as an added bonus you can stream his new solo jams down below as well.
Christopher Owens Winter 2013 North American Tour Dates:
01/15/13 – ... Read More
Oct 23, 2012
Kendrick Lamar Performs "Swimming Pools (Drank)" on Conan
Dr. Dre may not be putting out his new record anytime soon, but he continues to put out artists that put out records. Last night, his latest prodigy Kendrick Lamar stopped by Conan on Basic Cable to play "Swimming Pools (Drank)" off his new album good kid m.a.a.d. City. You can check out that video below, courtesy of Team Coco.
Kendrick Lamar - Swimming Pools (Drank)
Oct 3, 2012
Death Grips Announce Fall 2012 North American Tour Dates
Death Grips have announced dates for a brief North American tour. The seven date trek will kick off on November 13th in Washington DC and wrap on the 21st of November in Minnesota. As you probably already know, Death Grips leaked their latest album NO LOVE DEEP WEB earlier this month. You can check it out by clicking here. To check out our coverage of Death Grips at Coachella, click here.
Update: The band has ... Read More
Aug 13, 2012
Guns N' Roses Announce Las Vegas Residency
Axl Rose and Friends (also known as Guns N’ Roses) have announced that they have reached the point in their career when they hang out in the desert for an extended period of time. No, they are not headlining Coachella 2013 sorry to burst your bubble there. The band is following in the footsteps of Celine Dion, Santana and Elton John by having their own Las Vegas residency.
Dubbed Appetite For Democracy, the once mighty band will ... Read More
Aug 8, 2012
Mayhem Cruise Sinks Before It Has A Chance To Set Sail
Remember when we told you about all those metal bands playing on a boat? Yeah that shit isn’t going to happen after all. The fine folks behind the Mayhem Cruise have released the following statement.
Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we have been forced to cancel the Mayhem Festival Cruise. If you purchased a cruise package, you will be automatically refunded to the credit card you used to purchase. If you ... Read More
Aug 7, 2012
Global Festival NYC Features Neil Young, The Black Keys & Foo Fighters
Not a bad way to wake up this morning. Even if "Free" means "Do Charity Work"
Neil Young, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys and Band of Horses among others are set to perform New York City's Central Park on the "great lawn" as part of what they are dubbing the Global Festival, on September 29th , benefit concert to help raise money to try and end world poverty.
Rolling Stone is reporting that tickets are at a discounted price of ... Read More
Jul 27, 2012
Webcast Schedule for Lollapalooza 2012
There have been some amazing festival streams so far in 2012. Coachella gave u the Tupac hologram , Bonnaroo brought the Gambler out with to share a stage with Phish, Orion Music + More brought us.. well, it streamed. And today we're here at Concert Confessions are happy to bring you the schedule of the acts that will be streamed from Lollapalooza 2012. At YouTube.com/Lollapalooza you can check out all of the going on from August 3rd through 5th ... Read More
Jul 24, 2012
Grouplove Unveil Fall US Tour Dates
Do I have to capitalize GROUPLOVE, or is it cool to just go with Grouplove for the sake of looking professional? Either way you spell it, the band is hitting the road in September touring the US. But before they do that, the band will hit YouTube for a "YouTube Presents" live performance type thing and Q&A session on July 30th. You can stream it at www.youtube.com/presents beginning at 1pm PT. If you would rather see the band live, ... Read More
Jul 18, 2012
Refused Make Their Network Television Debut on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
I saw Refused with my own two eyes earlier this year at Coachella and yet I still don’t believe this reunion is real. Tonight the lads from across the pond made their network television debut on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon program. You can watch them perform both New Noise and The Shape of Punk To Come down below.
Refused is currently on tour here in the US. Click here to ... Read More
Jul 17, 2012
Details for "The Adventures of Pete & Pete... The Reunion" Unveiled
If you weren't already up to your eyelids in 90's nostalgia with all the Summerland talk , The Wallflowers touring, and No Doubt putting out a new record this year, here's something else to stir up those feelings of the good times: The on-stage reunion of the cast of The Adventures of Pete & Pete, August 28th at the Orpheum in LA.
So I guess you're wondering what this has to do with ... Read More
Jul 17, 2012
S.S. Coachella Sets Sail This December
Good news for folks who want to appreciate the Coachella brand but hate going to the desert. You can now get seasick with Coachella instead. That's right, the S.S. Coachella will set sail twice this December. Assuming you can't read the above poster, the likes of Pulp, Warpaint, Girl Talk and Sleigh Bells will cruise from Miami to both the Bahamas and Jamaica. All the details including price is available from the official S.S. Coachella website which ... Read More
Jul 16, 2012
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds To Co-Headline Tour w/ Snow Patrol
In the battle of Oasis spin-off bands, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds continues to win. Now we have news to bring you on new North American Tour dates- a Co-Headlining tour with Dundee rockers Snow Patrol, kicking off 8 days before Halloween in Portland. It's not a lengthy tour, so take a look and plan your evening with the better Gallagher brother before it's too late.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds/ Snow Patrol Tour ... Read More
Jul 15, 2012
2012 Gathering of the Juggalos Lineup Revealed
Earlier this year we made the April Fool’s joke that ICP would ditch their makeup for Gathering of the Juggalos 2012. Since we had a little fun at the expense of the Juggalos it is only fair that we post this lineup. While we may only have one Juggalo amongst our family here at Concert Confessions, the fact is pretty much all of us would go to a Gathering if we had the chance. When it ... Read More