My Morning Jacket Soars Into Peabody Opera House with Band of Horses – STL 8/8/12

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2012.08.08 - My Morning Jacket Soars Into Peabody Opera House with Band of Horses Words by: Bradley Darby / Photos by: Aaron Barton [caption id="attachment_30471" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Photo Credit: Aaron Barton [/caption] For the second time in as many years St. Louis was treated to a live show from My Morning Jacket.  This year the Louisville indie rockers brought along Band of Horses and stopped by the beautiful Peabody Opera House to a packed crowd on a Wednesday night. Last year's show at The Pageant, fresh ... Read More

My Morning Jacket Announce Brief West Coast Trek

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My Morning Jacket Announce Brief West Coast Trek When I am driving down the freeway at 115 mph and My Morning Jacket comes on my iPod I find myself taking my hand off the wheel and making my finger scream “YIM YAMES YIM YAMES” much like “RED RUM RED RUM” from The Shining. I know that’s a rather pointless story when all you want to know is where My Morning Jacket is playing in the Pacific Time Zone this fall, but the fact ... Read More

My Morning Jacket Announce December US Tour

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My Morning Jacket Announce December US Tour My Morning Jacket will sneak across the US for a quick tour this December. The band is out in support of the recently released album “Circuital.” The trek will kick off in scenic Universal City, CA on December 1st and wrap with the bands triumphant return to Madison Square Garden on December 14th. Acts set to join Jim James and crew on the tour include Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Delta Spirit and Band of Horses. ... Read More

My Morning Jacket at The Pageant – St. Louis – 8/2/2011

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Words, Pictures, Live Videos by Bradley Darby When it was announced in May that My Morning Jacket would be playing at The Pageant, the feeling that immediately came to me was jubilation. This is a band that I had been dying to see since I first watched the Okonokos DVD and caught a glimpse of what a MMJ show was like. Only problem was, tickets went on sale while I was away at Wakarusa seeing My Morning Jacket. Luckily a friend that is ... Read More

My Morning Jacket 09/21/08: Greek Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

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My Morning Jacket 09/21/08 Greek Theatre - Los Angeles, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito Note:  This piece made it's original debut on For most of the decade, every jaded junkie brown nosed rock critic scumbag has declared My Morning Jacket saviors of rock and roll. MMJ front man Jim James has been dubbed the second coming of Christ more than Jesus himself at this point. Usually I tend to ignore most of these jaded junkie brown nosed rock critic scumbags, but for whatever reason, I ... Read More

4th Annual LouFest Music Festival Comes To A Close – Day 1 Review

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4th Annual LouFest Music Festival Comes To A Close - Day 1 Recap Words and Pictures By Bradley Darby Follow Me on Twitter / Like Me on Facebook The Fourth Annual LouFest Music Festival has come to an end. This year’s installment featured the addition of a third stage and expanded festival grounds in the beautiful and seemingly never ending Forest Park in St. Louis. The stacked lineup mixed some of the hottest up and comers with some grizzled veterans that have many large shows ... Read More

Jim James Announces Spring 2013 North American Tour Dates

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From My Morning Jacket to Monsters of Folk, Jim James has never let us down. Now the man is set to hit the road in North America to support his debut solo effort Regions of Light and Sound Of God. After three sold out shows in early February, James will kick off his spring trek deep in the heart of Kentucky. From there he will travel to various major markets for the next month before wrapping up in Seattle on May 15th. You ... Read More

Corona Capital Music Festival 2012 Lineup Released: Black Keys, MMJ, New Order Among Big Names

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Corona Capital Music Festival 2012 Lineup Released   The reasons to visit Mexico once in your life are endless. Those of us who have actually have  Autumn and Winter (we speak not of Reverend Justito, who lives in a place that doesn't know what weather is), would love to escape it. Why not take a weekend and spend a few Peso's on some cheap blow and  easily accessible sedatives while spending your evenings taking body shots of tequila off sexy senorita's, chasing it with Dos ... Read More

M. Ward Shares ‘Primitive Girls’ With Conan

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M. Ward Shares 'Primitive Girls' With Conan Truth be told for a really long time I thought M. Ward was the dude from Soul Coughing. Then I realized that was actually Mike Doughtry. So this M. Ward guy, he hangs out with Ben Gibbard’s  soon to be ex-wife and that Bright Eyes dude and Jim James of My Morning Jacket when he’s not making his own jams. That is where I know him from at least, but let's be real here if he ... Read More

Beale Street Music Festival Announces All-Star Lineup

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Beale Street Music Festival Announces All-Star Lineup Every year, something glorious happens on the legendary Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee. That glorious happening is Beale Street music festival, an affordable way to spend the first weekend of May. Like heavy metal? Like alternative rock? Like pop music? Like rap? Like country? Almost every existing genre of music is represented at Beale St., thus making it that much more appealing to a music fan. This year's festival will be headlined by Jane's Addiction, My Morning Jacket, ... Read More

“I’ll Do It Tomorrow” – A Procrastinators Review of Wakarusa 2011

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Words & Pictures by Brad Darby For the fourth consecutive year I made the trek to the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival to enjoy four days of music and camping in a setting that they call “Where Music Meets Mother Nature.” With acts ranging from My Morning Jacket and Ben Harper to the Budos Band and Dark Star Orchestra to STS9 and Bassnectar, a total of over 100 bands spread out across six stages, with on-site camping, showers, and even a grocery store ... Read More

WakaRooJamCamp: A Summer Music Festival Preview

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Words and Photos by Bradley Darby It is an interesting time in the music world right now. Concert ticket sales are way down, yet prices seem to be up. Massive tours have been forced to cut dates due to slow ticket sales. With the music industry in disarray and the future leaning towards digital music (and quite possibly the return of the vinyl!!) the multi-day music festival made famous by Woodstock has made a strong return. There is something unique about being able to ... Read More

As Seen On TV: Sleigh Bells Dash Through Letterman

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Last time the guy typing this recalls checking out Sleigh Bells, this two were jumping around like nuts making all sorts of unmitigated noise. This morning, I decide to check out their Letterman performance from last night, and congrats Sleigh Bells because this "Young Legends" will be in my head for the rest of the day. Acoustic guitar and Sleigh Bells in the same sentence. Cool. Like half the artists in the artists in the world, they'll be appearing at this years Coachella ... Read More

DMX Returns to New York City @ SOB’s 2/23/12

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There's a venue in New York City located at 204 Varick Street called S.O.B.'s that will probably not show up in any more Jay Porks Experiences... We're here for DMX's Return To New York City Presented by Ghetto Metal ( Twitter: @ghettometal) tonight. The SOLD OUT S.O.B.'s I should say, as the tickets for this 400 person capacity venue are gone. I remember in High School circa 2000 when I was introduced to DMX in ... Read More

Duran Duran w/ Neon Trees 09/27/11: Club Nokia – Los Angeles, CA

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Duran Duran w/ Neon Trees 09/27/11 Club Nokia - Los Angeles, CA Words/Photos by Eringoboro I’m really excited to post this review! I thought I’d be exhausted and grumpy rolling in to the office Wednesday morning, but there really is nothing like a post-concert high when you’ve been to a great show. Last night, my soon-to-be-husband (6 more weeks ’til I’m “Mrs. Stover”!) took me to see Duran Duran at NOKIA Theatre at L.A. Live. I was stoked, because it’s a fun band, and because I ... Read More

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals Dose St. Louis 1/14/11 @ The Pageant

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Words by: Bradley Darby Photos by Bradley Darby & Music VS Man Grace Potter & the Nocturnals (commonly referred to as GPN) have received quite a bit of publicity lately, and for good reason. Their newest self-titled album made many Best Of 2010 lists, they stole the show last month at the VH1 Divas Salute the Troops, a show that also featured Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Keri Hilson, Paramore and Sugarland. Not to mention ... Read More