Nick Cave Announces Tour Dates for 2015

Nick Cave Announces Tour Dates for 2015

NME reports: "Nick Cave has announced a solo European tour for spring 2015. As well as dates in Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, France, Spain and Russia, the singer will also perform five UK shows at the start of the run in April. Cave's UK dates will be in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Gateshead, Nottingham and London."

Swedish Scientists Hide Dylan Quotes in Articles

Swedish Scientists Hide Dylan Quotes in Articles

Spin reports: "Scandinavian Scientists apparently have a real thing for Bob Dylan if a new report is to be believed. According to Swedish newspaper The Local, "five Swedish scientists have confessed that they have been quoting [the folk legend's] lyrics in research articles and are running a wager on who can squeeze the most in before retirement." At stake: a free lunch at a restaurant in the Stockholm suburb of Solna."

New Tweedy Video Features All Star Line-Up

New Tweedy Video Features All Star Line-Up

Indiewire reports: "Jeff Tweedy, frontman for the ultimate dad rock band Wilco, has taken the dad-ness even further with his new project Tweedy. It's a collaboration with his son, Spencer Tweedy, and the duo have dropped their debut album, Sukierae. They've also just released a video for the cut "Low Key," but given the star power involved, there's not much low key about it."

Springsteen Album Remaster On Their Way

Springsteen Album Remaster On Their Way

big box sets shipping mid-November

As Bruce Springsteen turns 65, Columbia Records are starting a re-release campaign of album box sets, with Volume 1 due on the 17th November. The Volume 1 box set covers 1973-1983 and includes remastered versions of Springsteen's first seven studio albums on CD or LP, with recreations of the original artwork and a book of rare memorabilia and photos.  

Frazey Ford Announces UK Dates

Frazey Ford Announces UK Dates

Ex-Be Good Tanya Frazey Ford has announced that she’ll be heading to the UK for a run of dates in November to support the release of her new album "Indian Ocean" which comes out on October 27th on these shores. To coincide with this announcement Frazey is exclusively streaming two new tracks from her new album - "Weather Pattern," and the title track "Indian Ocean" with the previously release "September Fields".  Click through for the dates.


Country Gentleman Eddie Adcock Wins Banjo Prize

Country Gentleman Eddie Adcock Wins Banjo Prize

New York Time reports winner of Steve Martin Prize

The annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass has been awarded to Eddie Adcock, who started out playing with Bill Monroe and later became a member of The Country Gentlemen.  The veteran player spoke with humour of his gratitude for the stability the $50,000 award will bring.

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