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Afropunk Brooklyn 2017 Lineup Announced feat. Thundercat, Gary Clark Jr., Kaytranada, + a St. Heron Stage

posted by Oscar April 6, 2017

The 2017 lineup for the Brooklyn installment of Afropunk has been announced. The roster for this year includes Soul II Soul, Sampha, Thundercat, Kaytranada, Dizzee Rascal, Gary Clark Jr., Macy Gray, SZA, Serpentwithfeet, Sango, The Cool Kids, and Kevin Abstract. Solange’s St. Heron and Kaytranada will also  Many more headliners will be announced soon, too.

The critically-acclaimed fest will take place August 26-27 at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park in Fort Greene. See the lineup below. Continue Reading

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Gary Clark Jr. Releases “Can’t Sleep” Video Trilogy

posted by Alberto April 26, 2016

Gary Clark Jr. teamed up with director Gus Black for a new video trilogy for songs off of his recently released album, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim. There are a few cameos in the video that runs for nearly 10 minutes. See who you may recognize in the visuals for “BYOB,” “Can’t Sleep” and “Shake” up above.

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Wayhome Music Festival 2016 Lineup Announced, feat. LCD Soundsystem, Arcade Fire, The Killers

posted by Oscar February 9, 2016

Wayhome Fest 2016

The second installment of Canada’s WayHome Music & Arts Festival will be hitting Oro-Medonte, ON from July 22nd to the 24th and today we get to learn the lineup. The headliners are the recently reunited LCD Soundsystem, Canadian icons Arcade Fire, and The Killers.

Also on the bill are Major Lazer, M83, FKA twigs, Future, The Arcs, and Vince Staples. See the full lineup above.

Tickets to WayHome go on sale Tuesday, February 16th at Noon EST. Get them on the festival’s website.

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New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016 Lineup Announced, feat. Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Chili Peppers

posted by Oscar January 19, 2016

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016

The 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has been announced and it will be headlined by Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Neil Young. The top of the bill aren’t the only names to get excited about, with big names like Snoop Dogg, Paul Simon, Beck, Van Morrison, Julio Iglesias (wtf??), J. Cole, and My Morning Jacket also included on the roster.

Also headed to NoLA April 22-May 1 this year are Ms. Lauryn Hill, Janelle Monáe, Snoop Dogg, Gary Clark Jr., Mavis Staples, The Isley Brothers, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and more.

See the full day-by-day schedule and ticket info on the festival’s website.

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Video: Gary Clark Jr. and Courtney Barnett Perform on ‘Austin City Limits’

posted by Oscar November 2, 2015

The season premiere of Austin City Limits featured two of the best guitar Rockers in the game today in Courtney Barnett and local boy Gary Clark Jr. Airing on PBS, GCJ’s set included a number of cuts off this year’s album The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim, like “Grinder,” “Cold Blooded,” and finishing off with “The Healing.”

For Barnett’s portion of the episode (starting at the 27:52 mark) we saw the Melbourne star churn out live renditions of songs like “Nobody Really Cares if You Don’t Go to the Party,””Depreston,” and “Pedestrian at Best,” while also covering You Am I’s “Heavy Heart.”

See their performances on the full episode from the new series above.

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Album Stream: Gary Clark Jr. – ‘The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim’

posted by Oscar September 3, 2015

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One of Rock’s finest guitar men these days, Gary Clark Jr.,  is set to release his latest album and today he’s released an advanced stream of the new work via NPR.

Pre-order The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim here and stream it ahead of its September 11 release after the jump. Continue Reading

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Gary Clark Jr. Announces New Album, ‘The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim’; Releases “The Healing”

posted by Oscar July 30, 2015

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Awesome news today from the Gary Clark Jr. camp as the eclectic guitarist has announced a new album is on the way and it’s titled The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim. The Austin man will be delivering the follow-up to his 2012 debut on September 11th from Warner Bros. Records.

The album is a product of Gary Clark Jr.’s creativity as it was written, produced, and arranged by Clark himself. The news of the new album comes with a 6 minute-plus trailer that gives some insights on what we can expect to hear on The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim. 

Pre-orders for the album begin today, and come with instant downloads of “The Healing” and “Grinder.” Hear new song “The Healing” and take a peek at the forthcoming album in the trailer below. Continue Reading

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Lollapalooza 2015 Livestream Schedule Announced feat. Paul McCartney, Metallica, Alabama Shakes

posted by Oscar July 27, 2015

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The 2015 edition of Lollapalooza will commence this Friday, July 31st and for the unlucky many who won’t be attending the mammoth Chicago festival, fear not for the Lolla organizers and Red Bull TV will be hooking you guys up a webcast of a sizable number of performances taking place this weekend at Grant Park.

Some of the sets that fans will be able to live stream on Red Bull TV include Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence + the Machine, Alt-J, Alabama Shakes, Gary Clark Jr., Walk The Moon, James Bay, Twin Peaks, and Mick Jenkins.

Other notable performances that you will be able to stream are sets by Hot Chip, The War on Drugs, Father John Misty, Death From Above 1979, Delta Spirit, DJ Mustard, and BØRNS.

You can watch on the Lolla homepage via Red Bull TV or on the latter’s app available on Android, iOS and Windows phone, through Apple TV, and Samsung TV’s Red Bull channels, and as a free downloadable app on Amazon Fire TV, Kindle Fire, Nexus Player, Roku Players, Roku TV models, and Xbox 360.

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Lollapalooza 2015 Aftershows Announced feat. Twin Peaks, Mick Jenkins, Gary Clark Jr.

posted by Oscar June 2, 2015

Lolla Aftershows 2015

While Lollapalooza GA tickets are tickets are sold-out, you’ll still have a shot at seeing some of the best that Lolla 2015 has to offer with the official aftershows.

The 2015 Aftershows lineup features big acts like Toro Y Moi, Gary Clark Jr., alt-J, Death From Above 1979, and Walk The Moon. Also playing that week are POD favorites Logic, Twin Peaks and Mick Jenkins. The rest of the bill boasts Gogol Bordello, Charli XCX, and Catfish and the Bottlemen.

Check out the full schedule below; tickets for the aftershows go on-sale Friday, June 5th here: http://do312.com/lollaaftershows Continue Reading

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Austin City Limits Festival 2015 Lineup feat. Foo Fighters, Drake, The Strokes

posted by Oscar May 5, 2015

Austin City Limits 2015

The wait is over. Austin City Limits Fest has unveiled its 2015 lineup and it’s yet another awesome roster that will be headlined by Foo Fighters, Drake, The Strokes (weekend one only), and Florence + The Machine (weekend two only).

Other heavy-hitters headed for the Texas capital are POD favorites like Chance The Rapper, The Weeknd, and Gary Clark Jr., along with Modest Mouse, Alt-J, Alabama Shakes (weekend one only), Walk The Moon, and Billy Idol. See the full lineup at http://www.aclfestival.com/lineup/

Grab your 3-Day Passes now while they’re available: http://aclfest.co/1AAEd25

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Summerfest 2015 Lineup feat. Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon, The Flaming Lips

posted by Oscar March 24, 2015

Milwaukee’s biggest and best music fest, Summeriest, today announced its 2015 lineup. The massive fest, one of US’s largest around, will see headliners like Kendrick Lamar with ScHoolboy Q, Kings of Leon, Zac Brown Band, and Linkin Park hitting the stages of Henry Maier Festival Park from June 24th – 28th and June 30th – July 5th for its separately ticketed events.

The Ground Stage headliners include the likes of The Flaming Lips, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Jane’s Addiction, Nas, Public Enemy, and Gary Clark Jr.

Other notable acts include Santigold, Coheed and Cambria, Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, along with Bastille, Kaskade, Sublime with Rome, Lupe Fiasco, Gogol Bordello, Flogging Molly, and AWOLNATION.

Get single-day, three-day, and full festival passes now on the festival’s website.