Uncut and Q Magazine each have articles of interest in their latest issues, which both should now be available at newsstands in your area. Q has named Michael one of the 100 Greatest Singers of all time in their 100 Greatest Singers and Their 1000 Greatest Songs feature,
Michael was at Carnegie Hall in New York tonight where he performed at the Tibet House Benefit Concert. The amazing lineup at this year’s annual benefit featured performances by Michael, Patti Smith, Phillip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Ben Harper, Ray Davies, Deborah Harry, Lou Reed, and Sigur Ros.
Peter was asked by UK music mag Uncut to participate in their poll of the 30 greatest songs by legendary Manchester group The Smiths, who, after an illustrious but short career, disbanded in 1987. The results of the poll are published in Uncut’s March 2007 issue, and the
Michael is confirmed to perform at the annual Tibet House Benefit Concert on Monday, February 26th, at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Artistic director Philip Glass has assembled an impressive line-up for this year’s event which, in addition to Michael, includes Laurie Anderson, Ray Davies, Philip Glass, Deborah Harry,
Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3 will embark on an 16-date spring tour of the USA this March-April, following a pair of shows by Peter and Robyn at SXSW in Austin on March 16th. The rest of the band, Bill Rieflin and Scott McCaughey, will join up with Robyn
Michael, along with his partner Jim McKay of C-HundredFilm Corp, are the Executive Producers of “Johnny Berlin,” adocumentary-comedy about a train porter who is also a
struggling writer, compulsive gambler and all-around ramblin’ man.
The director of the film is long-time R.E.M. collaborator, Dominic DeJoseph, who directed the music video for “Bittersweet
Since the time we found out that R.E.M. was getting inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Macon, Georgia, we began planning an exhibit for the museum. Being the art director, it fell into my hands to coordinate everything from the content to the design and installation.
Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 featuring Peter Buck,Scott McCaughey, and Bill Rieflin will be playing eleven US dates this November beginning next Wednesday in Chicago.
Mark Pickerel will be opening along the East Coast Tour. Please check out the dates below and click on the following links for more
This was the scene on Sunset Boulevard a week ago with the closing of Tower Records…on the same day the massive Google purchase of You Tube was made public. Coincidence…? Perhaps.
Two things, three:
First, I performed with JOSEPH ARTHUR, âin the sunâ at nycâs bowery ballroom last wednesday a week back. He is winding his way westward across the country with an amazing band and a pocketful of brilliant songs, im rarely so moved as when I watch him sing.
We are so very proud of our home state of Georgia. I cannot express enough what an honor it is for us to be inducted into the GMHoF by someone who is, to us, the living embodiment of courage, fairness, intellect, and inclusionâ¦a fellow son of Georgia and a
Scott McCaughey has forwarded the upcoming tour dates for Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3 as well as some dates which the Minus 5 will be playing in Japan. As Scott noted, “The Venus 3 is me, Peter, and Bill Rieflin, and the Minus 5 is the same with