Find of the Week Returns!

Find of the Week: #TBT Showposter: R.E.M. at the Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN, 2004

An Inaugural Memory

Well here we are in the years— this was the story from 24 years ago, dateline Washington DC in a different time— the one and only appearance of Automatic Baby, Larry and Adam of U2 with Mike and Michael of R.E.M. A late-night idea, an afternoon run-through with borrowed guitars, making sure it was viable, … Continued

Minus 5/Alejandro Escovedo Photos

Thanks to Nancy Rankin Escovedo for sending us a few shots from the road (featured image is from Shaka’s Live in Virginia Beach, VA) Peter at City Winery in Atlanta…   Scott McCaughey on tour…   World Cafe Live in Philadelphia

Peter Buck Road Diary: Hi-Octane Show, VA Beach Stroll

  We played Virginia Beach last night. The club was called Shakas. Great crowd and a hi-octane show ensued. I got up early to take a long walk on the beach. It’s the first place we have stayed recently that wasn’t situated in that toxic American nowhere, the place where decrepit chain stores and fast … Continued

Ice Station Heads to Japan This February

The Ice Station experience moves to Japan this year where Peter, Mike, Scott McCaughey, Kurt Bloch, Linda Pitmon, and Steve Wynn will perform in early February. You can learn more about the concert & ticket availability at this link:  


  Well, we are bumping along in the van, scurrying from one middle of nowhere place to another. I’m pretty sure this is an old wagon train route. We are still basking in the glory that was the Athens show. Tour routing gave us a night off in Athens, GA. We had a great dinner … Continued

Peter’s Road Diary: the Tale of the Tragic Cheese

Peter’s Road Diary: More posting later, including a report on our fantabulous 40 Watt Club show, but this is the tale of the first road tragedy. I got tired of eating greasy food, so I loaded up on yogurt,saltine crackers and yogurt. I set the bag down, and we drove through the snow for ten hours. … Continued

Mike Recommends David Mallamud’s Music

Winter blahs heading your way? Tough time of year coming up? Spread a little sunshine on your bread with my friend David Mallamud’s delightful creation. Blending multiple inspirations and ideas, David has composed a vivid, floral arrangement of melody and fancy. I recommend this music to anyone who needs a lift now, or at any … Continued

Soundcheck Photo: World Cafe Live

Thanks to Nancy Rankin Escovedo for this photo of Alejandro Escovedo and the Burn Something Beautiful Band at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia for Sunday night’s show…