Thursday, April 16, 2015

Counting Crows announce 'Somewhere Under Wonderland' summer tour

Touring pop rock mainstays Counting Crows will hit the road again this summer on the Somewhere Under Wonderland tour supporting the album Somewhere Under Wonderland that was released last year.

Counting Crows, with support from Citizen Cope and Hollis Brown, will play Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on Wednesday, August 12. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 17, via the Duke Energy Center box office and Ticketmaster for $29.50 to $65. Some pre-sales have already begun.

Check out Counting Crows performing the song "Scarecrow" from Somewhere Under Wonderland on the CBS Morning Show below.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Jeff Tweedy slated for 'American Movie' screening in Durham

The Film: Acoustic series at the Carolina Theatre seems to be showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to booking top notch musicians to come to the venue to discuss films that they like and have inspired them. The May installment will include a doozy of a guest.

Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy will come to the Carolina Theatre in Durham on Saturday, May 23, for a screening and discussion of the 1999 documentary film American Movie. Tickets for the event will go on sale at 10 a.m. today, April 15, via the venue box office and Ticketmaster for $15.

Check out a trailer for American Movie below.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Mumford & Sons announce summer tour

British superstars Mumford & Sons are shaking things up and evolving their sound on their new album Wilder Mind due out on May 4. The band has just announced their first round of North American dates in support of the album and they're coming to the Triangle.

The band will play Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh on Thursday, June 11. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 17, via Ticketmaster and Live Nation for $37 to $62.

Check out the song "Believe" from the new album below.

Lyle Lovett & His Large Band announce summer tour

Venerable Texas singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett will hit the road this summer with His Large Band and they will make another stop in Durham this August.

Lovett will return to the Durham Performing Arts Center for the fourth time on Tuesday, August 18. Leo Kottke will open. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 17, via the venue box office and Ticketmaster for $49.50 to $100. Pre-sales will begin on Wednesday, April 15.

Check out a video featuring clips of multiple songs from Lovett and His Large Band's last show at DPAC in August of last year below.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Dom Flemons, Holy Ghost Tent Revival, more to celebrate Record Store Day at Schoolkids

Record Store Day is just a week away, on Saturday, April 18, and while we've already mentioned the big bash at Chaz's Bull City Records in Durham, Schoolkids Records in Raleigh will be in the mix as usual with a bunch of performers stopping by during the day for in-store performances and signings. The store will open its doors at 8 a.m. that morning and then the festivities will begin at 2 p.m.

All Time Low will start things off with a signing a 2 p.m. before heading to The Ritz for a big show that night.

Next up at 3 p.m. will be a performance from singer-songwriter Dom Flemons, formerly of the Carolina Chocolate Drops.