The band arrives this weekend in London for Monday’s big show at the Royal Albert Hall after a concert earlier this week at the Rolling Stone Club in Milan for an invited audience that included R.E.M. Fan Club members. While in London, R.E.M. will also play a set at
Between March 21 and 24, the ICA (institute Of Contemporary Arts) in London will exhibit photographs and artwork created for and by R.E.M., including some truly striking shots by Anton Corbijn. The photo exhibition has been curated by the New Yorkerâs resident photographer, Steve Pyke following a
Q Magazine’s web site, Q4music.com, has posted a very cool feature called the R.E.M. RADIO SHOW. The April issue of Q features a cover mount CD–the R.E.M. Jukebox–for which the band selected 15 tracks. In Q’s special R.E.M. RADIO SHOW, Peter, Mike, and Michael play
R.E.M.’s penultimate show on the upcoming North American tour in support of ACCELERATE has been confirmed for Madison Square Garden. The band will play at the Garden on June 19th in between shows in Philadelphia and Atlanta.
REMHQ can now confirm that R.E.M. will play a set at the London Apple iTunes Store on Wednesday, March 26th. The iTunes one-off will be the band’s second appearance in London during their two-week European promotional tour. There are a few competitions in the works for tickets, most notably
Wow! What a week we just enjoyed in Austin for South BY Southwest.
Among the highlights were:
-Playing our showcase at Stubbs, which was joined by a bunch of other great bands and the whole night carried live and now streaming on NPR.org. Bob Boilen, music
Michael talks a little about one of his favorite places to visit in the new issue of Travel+Leisure.
Tonight (Thursday, March 13 at 8p-9p CST) the band will be part of a Live Radio Premier of a few songs off ACCELERATE. Below are the current participating stations, but check local listings to be sure.
WRXP / New York
KDLD / Los Angeles
KYSR / Los Angeles
WXRT / Chicago
WMMR / Philadelphia
Well, after all the planning, we are rolling now. Langerado was a fun and wild show– and cold! A great bunch of firsts as Michael pointed out: first show of the last 4 years, first show as a 5 piece in 19
We have two radio events this week, so be sure to tune in.
First, the band’s show at Stubbs in Austin Texas, part of the SXSW Music conference, is being webcast live on NPR.com and broadcast on many local NPR stations. Below are the stations we know of, but check local
Here are some reviews of the band’s set at Langerado. Click on the links for the entire review.
From The Palm Beach Post
“Michael Stipe is the man: There’s more to come in my review of REM’s passionate, weird, political and sexy show Saturday night (I’ll link it when it’s