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Wire Marks New LP Release w/40th Anniversary Festival

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And that ain’t no April fool fake news, either – artists slated to perform include Bob Mould * Julia Holter * Mikal Cronin + String & Horn Ensemble * Mild High Club, * Laetitia Sadier * WAND FITTED (Bob Lee, Graham Lewis, Matthew Simms, Mike Watt)Part Time Punks * HowardAmb, * Once and Future Band * Chasms * Noveller * Immersion * SLOWS

 By Blurt Staff

Musical pioneers WIRE will release their 15th studio album Silver/Lead on March 31, the eve of their 40th anniversary. Colin Newman and Matt Simms’ guitar work is alternately jagged and luminous, while bassist Graham Lewis’s ear-catching lyrics are vivid yet oblique. Meanwhile, drummer Robert Grey provides a virtual masterclass in percussive minimalism. But it’s how the various instruments mesh together that really counts. And Newman’s production creates a sonic space in which even the smallest gesture is accorded some recognition. You can check out first single “Short Elevated Period” below:

However this is an album with its sights firmly set on the future. On April 1, 2017, the anniversary of the band’s first gig as the “classic 4 piece” at the Roxy Club. London, WIRE will be giving a headline performance at the Los Angeles edition of the band’s boutique city festival DRILL : LA, a unique festival to mark “40 years of not looking back.” Wire have announced the addition of Mikal Cronin with a string & horn ensemble and Wand to the upcoming DRILL : LA festival taking place March 30 – April 2 at The Echo and Echoplex. Tickets for DRILL : LA are available HERE.

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Since 2013, WIRE  have been curating a series of international city festivals with the name DRILL.  The idea being to bring together the best overview of both classic left field artists and new and emerging cutting edge talent. There will be several more DRILL : FESTIVALS taking place this spring, each featuring unique line ups.  Details of the festivals will be announced shortly.  Updated info can be found at www.drillfestival.com

Wire Tour Dates 

03.28 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom

03.29 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah

03.30 – Los Angeles, CA – DRILL : LA @ Echo

03.31 – Los Angeles, CA – DRILL : LA @ Echo/Echoplex

04.01 – Los Angeles, CA – DRILL : LA @ Echo/Echoplex

04.03 – San Francisco, CA @ Slims

04.05 – Portland, OR @ Dantes

04.07 – Vancouver, BC @ Imperial

04.08 – Seattle, WA @ Crocodile

 

Bookers, NYC Hotels, Pitchfork, Stereogum, etc. Say CMJ 2016 is Dead

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By Uncle Blurt

50 gazillion Elvis fans can’t be wrong, so naturally at least 50 hipsters can’t possibly be right – right? Hard to say – long-running, and occasionally venerable, though sometimes tarnished, annual NYC music confab CMJ (aka the CMJ Music Marathon) is reportedly on the rocks, based on reports from both Pitchfork and Stereogum. Admittedly, those respective arbiters of contemporary urban music and chic indie cool make their bones on breaking rumors, but if you check both outlets’ reports, it does appear that CMJ ain’t happening this year. Traditionally, CMJ takes place at multiple venues one week in October.

Each are noting that they’ve contacted multiple booking and promotion agencies, and have been told that none of those agencies have been booked for CMJ this year; NYC hotels are also being cited as not listing any relevant music biz bookings for the projected time frame of CMJ. Tellingly, there’s also the little matter of this, adds Pitchfork: “The CMJ website also hasn’t been updated in months…. The CMJ publication and social media presence have been dormant since June.”

There’s also that nagging matter of the sale of CMJ a few years ago, a subsequent lawsuit, and a projected rival festival (with the unfortunate name of Mondo – c’mon, guys!) being put together by the originators of CMJ. Hmmm….

More than a few BLURT staffers and contributors have been regular attendees at CMJ over the years, and most of them have admitted that it long ago lost its lustre. Those of us who attended in the ’90s, in particular, continue to harbor fond memories of the event’s salad days. Still, it would be a shame to lose it – but not if it continues to be a source of bad blood among industry people.

Read that Stereogum report closely, by the way – it absolutely nails things.

Incoming This Weekend: Wrecking Ball 2016

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Hardcore heroes, emo emulators, punk progenitors, alternative agitators, and loads more in Atlanta, August 12-14.

By Daniel Matti

This is your helpful reminder that Wrecking Ball Festival in Atlanta starts this Friday with pre-party Poison The Well, Big Jesus, and Piss Shy in Heaven at the Masquerade. Tickets are still available for the pre-party and the festival with headliners Quicksand, L7, Dinosaur Jr, Drive Like Jehu, Thursday, and many more!

Also don’t forget about the late night shows featuring Piebald, Tiny Moving Parts, Turnstile, and Thursday(sorry sold out folks) So get your tickets to the after parties now as these are sold separately from the festival wristbands!

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Wrecking Ball Fest in Atlanta Georgia is fast approaching and we are here to spread the word that Blurt will be covering the festival. The festival will be bringing multiple reunion performances including Piebald, Hey Mercedes, Thursday, The Promise Ring, Ranier Maria, and Milemarker. Wrecking Ball has a stacked lineup full of bands featuring artists in the genres of hardcore, emo, pop punk, and everything in between. Juggernauts L7, Drive Like Jehu, Quicksand, and Dinosaur Jr. will be headling the festival. Complete lineup is HERE.

Just announced is their Friday night kickoff concert with hardcore heroes Poison The Well, featuring Big Jesus and Piss Shy. (Friday August 12th. 7:00 pm in Heaven at The Masquerade.) Tickets will be sold separately for this event and will go on sale this Friday morning, July 1, at 10:00 a.m. But The Wrecking Ball ATL 2016 festival ticket holders will get a presale code in your email tonight for first crack at these tickets before they go on sale to the general public.

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There are also a very limited # of VIP spots available. VIPs will receive registration instructions via e-mail, as well.
Tix: http://masq.in/WB2016_PTW


FB Event: http://masq.in/WB2016_PFB

This is one festival not to be missed by fans of the genre.  Below, check out a video clip of Thrice tearing shit up at the 2015 event.

More details:

http://wreckingballatl.com/

https://www.facebook.com/wreckingballatl/

 

Beale Street Music Festival 4/29/16-5/1/16, Memphis

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Neil Young (pictured above), Yo Gotti, Indigo Girls, Zedd, Beck, Violent Femmes, Gin Blossoms, Weezer, Panic! At the Disco, Grace Potter, Cypress Hill, Courtney Barnett, Jason Derulo and many more made Memphis a must-be-at city once again.

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April showers may bring May flowers, but rain during Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival brings mud—and lots of it.

Memphis Music Fest is no stranger to the rain during the annual weekend event, but it doesn’t seem to keep any true music lovers away. The festival grounds actually hold up very well for the most part, but I do recommend packing a pair of rubber boots and a poncho.

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So, on with the show. This is one of my favorite festivals of the year, due to the organizers and staff. This event always has a top notch lineup with a diverse line up of acts. How many festivals can you see Neil Young, Yo Gotti, Indigo Girls, Zedd, Beck, and a whole stage dedicated to the Blues, all in the same weekend. This Festival is also one of the best values around, with tickets for all three days for just over one hundred dollars.

There was no way I could have caught all the bands with three stages running at the same time, so I had to plan out my weekend to make sure I was able to take in the must see’s.

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Friday’s must see’s for me were: The Struts, Gin Blossoms (above) Panic! at the Disco, Grace Potter, Weezer, and finishing up the night with Neil Young & Promise of the Real. I also happened upon Young and the Giant. I had never heard of them, but they had a really cool sound with a great stage presence.  One of my favorite things about music festivals is that you can always discover new music and new bands.

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Saturday started off with Lunchmoney Lewis (below), who came out in his traditional bathrobe and boxer shorts. If you haven’t heard of him or seen his video for “Ain’t Too Cool,” please finish reading this article, then grab your coolest shades and check it out – you will be hooked.

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Next up on was Better Than Ezra from Louisiana, whose biggest hit was in 1995 and titled “Good.” They were as tight as they were in the ‘90s. Up next for me was Moon Taxi, the indie-progressive rock band that is based in Nashville. They took the stage at 7:00 PM as the sun was starting to set and the crowds started to swell.

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The group I was most excited to see this weekend was Cypress Hill (above); ever since I first heard their “Insane in the Brain,” the song has been imbedded in my brain. I was on my way to the photography pit in front of the stage when a white transport van pulled up next to me. As I moved to the side to allow the van to pass, it stopped and out stepped Cypress Hill. No waiting or warming up for the veterans, they exited the van and quickly walked to the stage and proceeded to rock the crowd—from the moment B-Real appeared onstage, the crowd was hyped, getting hits like “How I Could Just Kill A Man”, “Superstar”, “I Ain’t Goin’ Out Like That”, “Hits from the Bong”, and “Lowrider” and jumping nonstop and, er, waving their hands like they just don’t care.

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Next up: local Memphian rapper Yo Gotti (above), His DJ whipped the crowd into a frenzy before he even hit the stage, dressed in all white and sporting a white ski mask. The huge monitor screen that projected behind him on stage played images of Memphis before switching over to a cool looking graphic screen. Yo Gotti was a perfect act to put on before the night’s headliner of the Bud Light Stage with Jason Derulo.

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Jason (above) came, saw, and kicked ass: People had already stood in front of the stage for hours and hours just to ensure they were front and center for this show. With choreographed moves and lots of dancers, this show alone was worth the price of the three-day ticket. If you have turned on the radio in the last five years, you have heard one of his hits such as “Wiggle”, “Ridin’ Solo”, “Watcha Say”, “Talk Dirty”, and now “Get Ugly.”

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I didn’t get to see headliners Megan Trainor on the Fedex Stage or Modest Mouse at the Rockstar Energy Drink Stage. I did to get catch a couple of songs from Violent Femmes (above) on the Rockstar Stage. It would have been an incomplete weekend if I hadn’t been able to photograph and jam out to “Add It Up.” With my legs feeling like I’d hiked Mount Everest, Saturday was now in the books. Time to catch a little sleep before a full Sunday of music.

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Sunday kicked off with Blackberry Smoke (above) from Atlanta, with a cross of southern rock, country rock, and bluegrass and having toured with such names as Zac Brown Band, Eric Church, ZZ Top, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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Next, I made my way over to the Rockstar stage to shoot the Indigo Girls (above). For a 4:15 Sunday show, there was still large crowd that was singing along to most of their songs and keeping time with the songs.

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Next up on the Rockstar Stage was another act I couldn’t wait to see, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (above). This soul singer, with his soulful voice and talented band, is one you must make plans to see perform. His breakout hit “SOB” is great, but just the tip of the iceberg. After leaving Nathaniel’s set I made my way over to the Bud Light Stage to catch a little of Courtney Barnett before making my way to the Fedex Stage to catch Beck (below), whose hits include “Loser”, “Where It’s At” and “Devil’s Haircut”. (He also won album of the year in 2014 for the album Morning Phase.)

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The final act of the weekend was Zedd on the Bud Light Stage. More and more festivals are turning to a mixture of DJ, dance, and EMD due to the popularity and the high energy vibe it brings to the crowd, and Zedd is a mixture of producer/DJ/musician who has done collaborations with such artists as Kesha, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, and Hayley Williams. He had a whole stage LED board which was positioned about 20 feet high, and the stage was rigged with flame throwers, smoke and confetti canons. The whole set became a non-stop dance party, and the LED boards conjured the vibe of an outer space journey.

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Kudos, incidentally, to the people in charge of booking this year’s Beale Street Music Festival. We couldn’t have asked for a better ending to a great weekend.

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2016 Punk Rock Bowling for Vegas, Asbury Park & Denver

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May and June shaping up to be bowled over…

By Tim Hinely

Blowing through Sin City (that’s Las Vegas kids) in it’s 17th year is the annual orgy of the three P’s- Punk rock, Pabst and bowling (ok, so two out of three ain’t bad). Bring your bowling ball, a clean bowling shirt and something that’s gonna help you stay up ‘til the wee hours as this years annual P.R.B. fest promises to be a scorcher.

Taking place in Vegas on May 26-30th this year’s lineup will see Flag, The Descendents and Flogging Molly as headliners for each of the three weekend gigs but wait, folks from the U.K. make an appearance in the name of The Buzzcocks, The Exploited (please tell Wattie I said hello) and The Subhumans.

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One thing that’s got the kids (and old farts alike) blabbering is the reformation of Dag Nasty who are playing on Monday evening (with original singer Shawn Brown on vocals). In addition to all of this also on the bill are The Dwarves, Strung Out, The Bronx, Dillinger Four, Youth Brigade, Face to Face and plenty more. In addtition there’s also, yes, bowling plus poker tournament, pool parties, movie screenings, etc. (donkey races? Probably not).

…but P.R.B. is expanding, my friends. This year they’re heading east as well. To the lovely hamlet of Asbury Park, NJ. This takes place June 10-12th at the PRB Stone Pony Summer Stage and which has some of the sames bands listed above (Descendents, Dag Nasty, Flag) but in addition adds in Agnostic Front, Cock Sparrer, H2O, 88 Fingers Louie, The Slackers, Anti-Nowhere League (so what) and plenty more.

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Will The Boss make an appearance? Who the hell knows.

…but wait people. You think they’re done? No way…..P.R.B. rolls into the Mile High City. Yup it drops into Denver on June 2nd-4th for three nights at the Summit Music Hall. Some of the bigger names on this bill include Flag, The Buzzcocks, The Briefs, D.O.A., Millencolin, Anti-Nowhere League and plenty more.

They’ve got all the bases covered here, the west coast, the east coast and even one smack dab in the middle. You have no excuses this year, punker. You don’t make one of these P.R.B. festivals and we revoke your hardcore card. Got it (and we tell The Boss)?

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BLURT HEADS TO AUSTIN 2016!

 

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We plan to do it up right again at the Ginger Man Pub, natch, along with our sponsor Karbach Brewing. Waco Brothers, Everymen, Sidewinders, Soul Asylum, Hank Sinatra, Mercury Rev w/Simon Raymonde, Churchwood, Caleb Caudle, Basia Bulat, Robbie Fulks, Brett Harris… need we continue? Loads more slated to perform all four days! Below, take a gander at our party posters as rendered by Jonboy Langford—who, not so coincidentally, once again curated our Thursday show and will serve as your humble host that day

By Thee Editors

Once again we are headed to Austin for our annual March getaway—not so coincidentally, during the annual SXSW bacchanal which draws music biz types and punters from all over the globe. A big thanks to our pals at the Ginger Man – we couldn’t do this without you – as we plan to be hunkered down much/most of the time on the legendary outdoor patio of the beloved pub, located at 301 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701.

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We’d also like to thank our official sponsor this year, Karbach Brewing Company — “proudly brewed in Texas.”

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Bands? Yeah, we’ve seen a few over the years… This time around our trip will run March 16-19, and as usual the BLURT staff is busily scratching out daily and nightly itineraries, knowing full well that after, you know, a few hours in Austin you might as well chuck that proposed schedule out the hotel window and just wing it.

Meanwhile, though, there’s that little matter of the Ginger Man and our annual Industry of Music Showcase, which will feature both day parties and nighttime performances all four days, Wednesday through Saturday. As usual, these parties do not require wristbands or badges to get in—absolutely no guestlists or VIP crap either; everyone is welcome, even Donald Trump supporters—and as such, the venue will operate on the usual “one out/one in” basis whenever it reaches legal capacity. Experience has told us that certain bands are guaranteed club-packers, so it’s always a good idea to arrive early at the Ginger Man doors to ensure your getting in for the particular set(s) you are wanting to catch. Yes, there will be a line from time to time, but experience also has told us that nobody ever has to wait too long.

Come by early, stay late, and make sure you say howdy to the crew!

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Check out our SXSW coverage from years past…

Blurt Heads to Austin 2015

Blurt Heads to Austin 2014

Photo Gallery: SXSW 2014 / 2014 SXSW Report

Blurt Heads to Austin 2013

2013 SXSW Report (w/links to galleries by Tony Landa, Susan Moll & Michael Passman)

Blurt Heads to Austin 2012

Blurt Heads to Austin 2011

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18th Annual Industry of Music Showcase / Austin 2016 – March 16-19

Proudly presented by Industry of Music and Blurt Magazine

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~Wednesday, March 16th
1pm – The Kickback – https://www.facebook.com/thekickback

2pm – Freedy Johnston – www.freedyjohnston.com

3pm – Brett Harris – www.brettharrismusic.com

4pm – Robbie Fulks – www.robbiefulks.com

5pm – Supersuckers – www.supersuckers.com

6pm – Blackfoot Gypsies – www.blackfootgypsies.com

7pm – Yoko and the Oh No’s – https://www.facebook.com/yokoandtheohnos/

8pm – Radio Birds – www.radiobirds.net

9pm – Stolen Rhodes – www.stolenrhodes.com

10pm – Overtake – www.overlakemusic.com

11pm – Happy Abandon – http://www.happyabandonmusic.com

12am – The Head – www.theheadmusic.com

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~Thursday, March 17th (Jon Langford from The Mekons and Waco Brothers will host the day’s event!)
1pm – Darkwing – https://www.facebook.com/darkwingdarkwing/

2pm – Walter Salas-Humara (of The Silos) – www.waltersalashumara.com

3pm – Waco Brothers – https://www.bloodshotrecords.com/artist/waco-brothers

4pm – Banditos – www.banditosband.com
5pm – Churchwood – http://www.reverbnation.com/churchwoodtx

6pm – Bad Luck Jonathan – www.jonlangford.de

7pm – Ice Cold Singles – (Members of the Waco Bros!)

8pm – Insects vs Robots – www.insectsvsrobots.com

9pm – Happy Abandon – http://www.happyabandonmusic.com

10pm – Caleb Caudle – www.calebcaudle.com

11pm – Carbon Poppies – www.carbonpoppies.com

12am – Hank Sinatra – www.hank-sinatra.com

Fri

~Friday, March 18th

1pm – The Everymen – http://theeverymen.bandcamp.com

2pm – Dressy Bessy – www.dressybessy.com

3pm – Dash Rip Rock – www.dashriprock.net

4pm – Soul Asylum – http://soulasylum.com/ / https://www.facebook.com/SoulAsylum/

5pm – ‘Mercury Rev Song and Tell w Simon Raymonde ‘– www.mercuryrev.com

6pm – Luke Winslow King – www.lukewinslowking.com

7pm – Paul Burch – www.paulburch.com

8pm – The Bluebonnets – www.thebluebonnets.net

9pm – The Sidewinders – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sidewinders

10pm – SURPRISE GUEST (Who will it be THIS year???)

11pm – Hank Sinatra – www.hank-sinatra.com

12am – The Whiskey Gentry – www.thewhiskeygentry.com

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~Saturday, March 19th

1pm – Jeremy and The Harlequins – www.jeremyandtheharlequins.com

2pm – Eli “Paperboy” Reed – www.elipaperboyreed.com

3pm – Basia Bulat – www.basiabulat.com

4pm – Hey Marseilles – www.heymarseilles.com

5pm – The Wild Reeds – www.thewildreedsmusic.com

6pm – Little Hurricane – www.littlehurricanemusic.com

7pm – Yoko and the Oh No’s – https://www.facebook.com/yokoandtheohnos/

8pm – Insects vs Robots – www.insectsvsrobots.com

9pm – Joy Again – https://www.facebook.com/joyagaintheband/

10pm – Wailin Storms – http://wailinstorms.bandcamp.com

11pm – Overlake – www.overlakemusic.com

12am – Dead Stars – https://deadstars.bandcamp.com

 

Hell Freezes Over (and Lift To Experience Reunites)!

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All hail Denton….

By Uncle Blurt

I was driving to Canada earlier today (hallooooo, Vancouver!) as part of my decision to both avoid the rest of the primary season and score some of those awesome cheap Canadian meds my email and tweeter thing keep telling me about. And it came across the airwaves: Texas legends the Lift To Experience is getting back together. Holy fucking shit.

Come June, in London at the Southbank Centre to be specific, the Meltdown Festival will happen once again, June 10-19, and no less than Elbow’s Guy Garvey will be curating it: the dude coaxed LTE to get back onstage for the first time in a decade and a half.

According to The Quietus:

The cult band, made up of Josh T. Pearson, Andy “The Boy” Young and Josh “The Bear” Browning, will reunite for an exclusive one-off show as part of the festival. The band will also mark the 15th anniversary of the release of their double concept album The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads with a re-release of the album later this year via Mute. The band formed in 1996 and informally disbanded early last decade.

Josh T. Pearson, Andy “The Boy” Young and Josh “The Bear” Browning will reportedly all be on hand, although with the trio’s history of instability, who knows? For those of us in the know, however, this is a huge deal – YYYUUUUGGGE, in the current parlance. You can bring yourself up to speed if you are NOT in the know via the iconic group’s Wikipedia page, or simply grok the Lone Star fullness, below. If the first track doesn’t bring you to your knees, you simply are not sentient…

Download Neil Young’s 2015 Farm Aid Set

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By Uncle Blurt

Need I mention my abiding admiration for Neil Young? Through thick and thin, good albums and bad ones, he’s my man. So it’s nice to have this free MP3 download of his set the other week, Sept. 19, at his annual Farm Aid concert at the FirstMerit Bank Pavilion, Northerly Island, Chicago, Illinois.

MP3: Neil Young – Farm Aid 9/19/15

Taken from a solid webcast by the archivists at Big O zine, it finds him and Promise of the Real in abbreviated but superb shape. There’s also downloadable artwork. Enjoy, and here’s the tracklisting.

      Track 01
. Introduction by John Mellencamp 1:16 (2.1MB)
      Track 02
. Workin’ Man  5:03 (8.5MB)
      Track 03
. A Rock Star Bucks a Coffee Shop 5:36 (9.4MB)
      Track 04
. Big Box 8:56 (15.0MB)
      Track 05
. Alabama 4:59 (8.4MB)
      Track 06
. Western Hero 4:20 (7.3MB)
      Track 07
. I Won’t Quit 5:28 (9.2MB) (new song)
      Track 08
. Love and Only Love 14:28 (24.3MB)

Blurt Heads To Austin 2015!

 

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We plan to do it up right again with Dogfish Head at the Ginger Man Pub, natch. Waco Brothers, Everymen, Rev. Peyton, Drivin’ N Cryin’, Chuck Prophet and loads more slated to perform. Below, take a gander at our party posters as rendered by Jonboy Langford.

By Thee Editors

Once again we are headed to Austin for our annual March getaway—not so coincidentally, during the annual SXSW bacchanal which draws music biz types and punters from all over the globe. Bands? Yeah, we’ve seen a few over the years… This time around our trip will run March 18-21,and for most of those days we plan to be hunkered down on the legendary outdoor patio of the Ginger Man pub, located at 301 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701.

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Our partner in crime, as usual, is the estimable Dogfish Head brewing company – you might’ve heard of ’em, eh? Tasty! We cannot stress enough the importance of getting to the venue early, as each year we have had a line out the door for over an hour at numerous times during the day. Therefore it may sometimes be difficult to get in – don’t arrive late to enter in time for your favorite band’s performance! With that in mind, please note that entry is absolutely free, with no wristbands or badges required.

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17th Annual Industry of Music Showcase / Austin 2015 – March 18-21

Proudly presented by; Dogfish Head and Blurt Magazine.

Wednesday 2015

~Wednesday, March 18th
1pm – Bobby Bare Jr.
2pm – Whiskey Shivers
3pm – Banditos
4pm – Lee Bains III & Glory Fires
5pm – Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers

6pm – The Everymen

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~Thursday, March 19th (Jon Langford from The Mekons and Waco Bros will host the day’s event!)
1pm – Walter Salas-Humara (of The Silos)

2pm – American Aquarium
3pm – Churchwood
4pm – Jon Langford & The Far Forlorn
5pm – Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds
6pm – Waco Brothers
7pm – Jane Lee Hooker
8pm – The Bluebonnets

9pm – Ice Cold Singles
10pm – Yoko Darling

Friday 2015

~Friday, March 20th

1pm – Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
2pm – Lily Meola & Insects vs Robots
3pm – Waylon Speed
4pm – New Madrid
5pm – Mandolin Orange
6pm – LITE
7pm – Drivin’ N Cryin’
8pm – Girls Guns and Glory
9pm – The Sidewinders
10pm – Enemy Planes
11pm –So Long, Problems

Saturday 2015
~Saturday, March 21st

1pm – Low Cut Connie
2pm – Della Mae
3pm – Stone Foxes
4pm – Mastersons
5pm – Black Linen
6pm – Chuck Prophet
7pm – City of the Sun

8pm – “Special Guest”
9pm – The Boxers
10pm – Teen Men
11pm – Great Peacock