THE BEST CONCERT OF 2012 IS UPON US, OUTSIDE LANDS LINEUP ANNOUNCED

photo courtesy of Richmondsfblog

As if the lineup for Lollapalooza wasn’t good enough, San Francisco’s Outside Lands lineup is absolutely, ridiculously, amazingly, historically, one of the best lineups EVER in the history of man (ok, maybe Woodstock, could top it)!!!

Some many different genres, so many huge names, so many bands that are quickly rising, I feel a panic attack coming on. From Foo Fighters, to Stevie Wonder, to Metallica, to Neil Young, to Beck, to Jack White, to Alabama Shakes, to Fun, to Big Boi… and on and on… This year, Outside Lands will be held August 10-12. Check out the complete lineup below… and get pumped!

Last year at Outside Lands

Next tier of tickets goes on sale this Thursday, April 19, @12 PST, 3-day pass $195.

Felix the Hat,
Live Music City, high hopes!

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Radiohead announces more North American tour dates

photo courtesy of Stereogum

Radiohead has added some dates to their 2012 North American tour (all tour dates below). Check out the video for a taste of their latest show at American Airlines Arena , 2/27/12.

03/05 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center *
03/07 – Austin, TX @ Frank Erwin Center *
03/09 – St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center *
03/11 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center *
03/13 – Broomfield, CO @ 1st Bank Center *
03/15 – Glendale, AZ @ Jobing.com Arena *
04/09 – Seattle, WA @ Key Arena *
04/11 – San Jose, CA @ HP Pavilion *
04/12 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl *
04/14 – Indio, CA @ Coachella
04/17 – Mexico City, Mexico @ Foro Sol *#
04/18 – Mexico City, Mexico @ Foro Sol *#
04/21 – Indio, CA @ Coachella
05/29 – Mansfield, MA @ Comcast Center
05/31 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
06/01 – Newark,NJ @ Prudential Center
06/03 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
06/05 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
06/06 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center
06/08 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music Fetival
06/10 – Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
06/11 – Auburn Hills, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
06/13 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
06/15 – Montreal, Quebec @ Centre Ball
06/16 – Toronto, Ontario @ Downsview Park
06/30 – Rome, Italy @ Hyppodrome Capanelle
07/01 – Florence, Italy @ Parco Delle Cascine
07/03 – Bologna, Italy @ Piazza Maggiore
07/04 – Codroipo, Italy @ Villa Manin
07/06 – Berlin, Germany @ Wuhlheide
07/07 – Berlin, Germany @ Wuhlheide
07/09 – Canton de Vaud, Switzerland @ Quarry of St Triphon
07/10 – Nimes, France @ Les Arenes #
07/11 – Nimes, France @ Les Arenes #
07/13 – Kobetamendi Park, Spain @ Bilbao BBK Live
07/15 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Optimus Alive Fest
07/25 – Taipei, Taiwan @ Nanang Exhibition Hall
07/27 – Jisan, South Korea @ Jisan Valley Rock Festival
07/29 – Niigata, Japan @ Fuji Rock Festival
10/15 – Cologne, Germany @ Lanxess Arena
11/06 – Auckland, New Zealand @ Vector Arena $
11/09 – Brisbane, Australia @ Entertainment Centre $
11/12 – Sydney, Australia @ Entertainment Centre $
11/13 – Sydney, Australia @ Entertainment Centre $
11/16 – Melbourne, Australia @ Rod Laver Arena $
11/17 – Melbourne Australia @ Rod Laver Arena $
* with Other Lives
# with Caribou
$ with Connan Mockasin

Felix the Hat,
Live Music City, high hopes!

After 11 years of separation, At the Drive-Inn reunite at Coachella


At the Drive-Inn, the grunge band that broke up in 2001, will be back together for night three of Coachella this year. In the most recent years frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Alfredo Rodríguez-López went on to create and play with Mars Volta. This highly anticipated reunion will take place April 15 and 22 in Indio, CA.

Felix the Hat
Live Music City, high hopes!

“Dream On”, new Video off of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds album


The old and founding member of Oasis, Noel Gallagher, has brought us a treat for the weekend. This incredibly done video brings Noel Gallagher’s lyrics to life. It really reminds me of why I instinctively liked Oasis, even though this is from his new project, ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’. It’s just one of those songs you can picture singing to with thousands of other fans, as you watch them playing live at some outdoor venue. You can catch him this summer at Coachella and on tour, see below for dates:
http://www.noelgallagher.com/#gigs

Felix the Hat,
Live Music City, high hopes!

Beats Antique added to night 3 of Coachella


Night 3 of Coachella is turning out to be a great line up. The amazing talents of Beats Antique will now be heard and seen. Also to include the Snoop and Dre reunion.

Felix the Hat,
Live Music City, high hopes!

Hoping that Snoop Dogg’s announcement of ‘Reincarnated’ will push Dre to release his highly anticipated “Detox” album


Big Snoop Dogg has announced that he intends to release his 12th studio LP this year called ‘Reincarnated’. Even though Snoop put out two albums in 2011, ‘Doggumentary’ and ‘Mac & Devin Go To High School’ with Wiz Khalifa, the Doggfather continues working extra hard on his everlasting career. With this news, we are hoping that he sheds some clarity on his mentor Dr. Dre, in hopes to see ‘Detox’ out soon (we’ve only been waiting 10+ years)
See Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg at Coachella this year Sunday April 13 and 22.
here’s a lil something to get you excited about Coachella…

“…til the next eposide…”,
Felix the Hat,
Live Music City, high hopes!

New Dr. Dog album, “Be the Void”, available February 7, 2012

Dr. Dog fans are eagerly awaiting for the release of the bands 6th album, “Be the Void”. Originally from Philadelphia, Dr. Dog has been around the world energetically entertaining fans at festivals such as Coachella and High Sierra for over 10 years. Their psychedelic rock sound gets people up dancing, just letting the music take over.
With the new album “Be the Void”, Dr. Dog goes for more of a rock ‘n’ roll flavor rather than their familiar pop-funk-rock-jam band sound.
See them at the 22nd annual High Sierra Festival in Quincy, CA on June 5-8.
Also, see below for other tour dates:
Feb 01 Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH
Feb 02 Granada Theatre Lawrence, KS
Feb 03 Boulder Theatre Boulder, CO
Feb 04 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, UT
Feb 06 Crescent Ballroom Phoenix, AZ
Feb 07 Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach, CA
Feb 09 The Observatory Santa Ana, CA
Feb 10 The Orpheum Los Angeles, CA
Feb 11 Regency Center Grand Ballroom San Francisco, CA
Feb 13 Crystal Ballroom Portland, OR
Feb 14 The Neptune Theatre Seattle, WA
Feb 17 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
Feb 18 The Vic Theatre Chicago, IL
Feb 19 20th Century Theater Cincinnati, OH
Mar 01 Mr. Smalls Theatre Millvale, PA
Mar 02 Headliners Music Hall Louisville, KY
Mar 03 War Memorial Auditorium Nashville, TN
Mar 04 Buckhead Theatre Atlanta, GA
Mar 05 WorkPlay Soundstage Birmingham, AL
Mar 07 Alabama Music Box Mobile, AL
Mar 09 Stubbs BBQ Austin, TX
Mar 10 Fitzgerald’s Houston, TX
Mar 11 Granada Theatre Dallas, TX
Mar 13 The Blue Note Columbia, MO
Mar 14 Deluxe at Old National Centre Indianapolis, IN
Mar 15 The Orange Peel Asheville, NC
Mar 16 9:30 Club Washington, DC
Mar 17 Rams Head Live! Baltimore, MD
Mar 19 Higher Ground Ballroom South Burlington, VT
Mar 20 Northern Lights Albany, NY
Mar 22 House of Blues Boston Boston, MA
Mar 23 Terminal 5 New York, NY
Mar 24 The Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA
Mar 25 The Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA

Enjoy,
Live Music City, high hopes!