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Ohana Festival, featuring Eddie Vedder, Stevie Nicks, Pink and more It’s been a year of sobering highs and lows for Pearl Jam co-founder Eddie Vedder, whose fifth annual Ohana Festival kicks off its three-day 2022 Friday at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. He released a striking new solo album, but then postponed several February …

David Bowie gave his first concert in the United States on September 22, 1972. Like his new pianistMike Garson, would soon find out, the excitement over Bowie’s debut had been building up over a long period of time. The fact that her initial performance was in Cleveland was fitting. Bowie had received early radio support …

Phil Manzanera (left) and Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music perform at Madison Square Garden on September 12 in New York City. Photo: Steven Ferdman/TNS Roxy Music emerged as the band that fell to earth when they released their self-titled debut album on June 16, 1972 – the same day David Bowie’s “The Rise and Fall …

The upcoming concert week in North Texas is something of a slow burn, leading to a night of absolutely impossible decisions at the end of the week. The Mars Volta kick off the week by playing two shows at Deep Ellum, celebrating the band’s reunion and new style. Roxy Music also performs a reunion concert …

David Bowie walked into Lunar Reverie the life of director Brett Morgen when he was just a teenager. “I don’t know which came first, Bowie or puberty,” he told TIME on Zoom ahead of the documentary’s September 16 theatrical release. “But they had the same lasting impact on my worldview.” Forty years later, Bowie has …

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 12: Phil Manzanera of Roxy Music at Madison Square Garden on … [+] September 12, 2022 in New York. (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Getty Images for Live Nation) Getty Images for Live Nation Currently, British guitarist Phil Manzanera is on tour with his legendary band Roxy Music, which is celebrating …

Just over 50 years ago, on the same day, June 16, 1972, two albums were released that changed the landscape of rock and its sartorial splendour: Roxy Music’s self-titled debut album and “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders” by David Bowie. Of March. While each album was conveniently labeled as part …

Could we tell more about a candidate for mayor from his cultural tastes rather than his politics? What kind of TV shows, movies and music do they like? What about books and video games? And what do these tastes tell us about them? Things asked the mayors of Christchurch, Phil Mauger and David Meates, about …

With that in mind, he and his fellow Roxy Music members have worked hard in rehearsals to pick up where they left off – whether it was 1982, when the band disbanded, or 10 years ago, when Roxy reunited for the last time. Manzanera, frontman Bryan Ferry, multi-instrumentalist Andy Mackay and drummer Paul Thompson will …

Very few bands can boast of the vast influence of Roxy Music. Over the course of eight studio albums, delivered over an 11-year period, the British band created a body of work that would touch and inspire virtually every corner of the pop music universe – from punk, college rock and indie-pop to funk, new …

David Bowie was one of the most intriguing musicians of our time, continually reinventing himself and influencing countless others along the way. Bowie’s theatrical brilliance, creativity, sexual ambiguity, and incredible music kept audiences engaged time and time again. With the Sept. 16 release of “Moonage Daydream,” a 2022 documentary film about Bowie’s life and career …

Michael Putland // Getty Images David Bowie: The Life Story You May Not Know David Bowie performs on stage on the first night of his Serious Moonlight world tour in 1983. David Bowie was one of the most intriguing musicians of our time, continually reinventing himself and influencing countless others along the way. Bowie’s theatrical …

Roxy Music kicked off its 50th anniversary tour Wednesday night in Toronto. After an opening performance by St. Vincent, Roxy Music began their set with “Re-make/Re-model”, the first track from their 1972 self-titled debut album. Songs from nearly every Roxy Music album are entries in the set list (except those of 1973 Failed). To end …

Released for the first time on vinyl on the occasion of the group’s reunion, the main merit of this compilation is its inclusiveness. Unlike its golden disc predecessor, The best of is a simple collection of singles (not Mother of pearl, in every dream home a heartache or Song For Europe here), with only Redo/Remodel …

Britain’s first purpose-built rock arena open in Manchester today. It cost £250,000 to build, can be converted from a concert hall for £3,000 to a nightclub for £1,500, has five bars and a restaurant and will be called the Hard Rock. But the normal brouhaha for the opening of such a place has been completely …