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
BBC Radio One DJ Edith Bowman interviewed Michael a couple of week’s ago during his visit to the UK for press which coincided with the release of the new CD and DVD. Michael spoke about the tracks on And I Feel Fine, film, and other subjects during the 20
Well, we have had a few days to reflect on the proceedings over in Atlanta, with the band being inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. It was a fun fun evening, with the band playing and speaking great (way to go guys!), a swell time enjoyed by all
The band was inducted into the GA Music Hall of Fame by former Georgia Senator Max Cleland after a rousing three-song performance in front of a crowd of 2,000 strong at the World Congress Center in Atlanta. R.E.M. awoke a somewhat subdued crowd with an anthemic Begin the Begin
We’ve posted more photos from Tuesday night’s show at the 40 Watt. Look for more as we get them…
R.E.M has put the finishing touches on rehearsals for this weekend’s GA Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Atlanta at the World Congress Center. If you live in Georgia, be sure to tune into the live broadcast Saturday night at 8:30 PM.
In other news, And I Feel Fine
As the old Sam Phillips line goes ânostalgia isnât what it used to be”; well, last night it was pretty fun to see a few generations of Athens musicians come together for a benefit for the local charities Community Connection and Family Connection/Communities in Schools. Billed as Finest Worksongs:
The Sun has posted an interview with Michael in which the frontman discusses the forthcoming release of the Best Of the I.R.S. Years 1982-1987 (And I Feel Fine).
Please click here to read the interview as well as The Sun’s review of various tracks from the retrospective which will