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Lollapalooza 2011 Lineup Announced

April 26, 2011 drainu182 0

If you happen to be an insomniac like us, you probably caught this already. If you slept (you lucky bastards), here’s the full 2011 Lollapalooza lineup. As always, lineup is subject to change because of denied visas, band breakups, etc. You can pick up your tickets at Will it sell out? We don’t think so but who thought Coachella would sell out in one weekend?

Check out the lineup inside.

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Titus Andronicus 3/11 House of Blues Boston Photos

March 12, 2011 drainu182 0

The band that takes no break, Titus Andronicus, is on tour right now with the Pogues. They’re set to open for Bright Eyes soon before going on their own headlining tour that will take them to all the way out to Coachella and then back to the east coast ending their tour (for now) at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY. Our photographer Jennifer Murtha was at the House of Blues in Boston to get some cool shots of Patrick, new bassist Julian and the rest of the band.

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B.O.M.B. Fest Announces 3rd Annual Festival For May 28-29

February 28, 2011 drainu182 0

The 3rd Annual Bring Our Music Back Festival (B.O.M.B. Fest) is back and bigger than ever! Bring Our Music Back, Inc. along with Frank Bombaci, Sr. and Frank Bombaci, Jr. are proud to announce the diverse group of artists that has been assembled for 2011. Watch the lineup announcement HERE. For the first time, this year’s festival, taking place over Memorial Day Weekend (May 28-29), will be at the Festival Grounds of B.O.M.B. Fest’s new site partner, Western Connecticut …

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Titus Andronicus Sell Out Mercury Lounge for Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls

February 11, 2011 drainu182 0

The never resting Titus Andronicus played a sold out show last night at the Mercury Lounge in New York City. The show was a benefit for the non-profit music and mentoring Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls program. Titus guitarist Amy Klein has been a volunteer at the camp for several years and even offered a guitar lesson as one of the prizes of a ticket raffle last night. The show also featured young female rock groups Care Bears On

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Bright Eyes Announce Additional Tour Dates

February 8, 2011 drainu182 1

With just a week to go until the eagerly awaited release of Bright Eyes’ seventh studio album, The People’s Key (out February 15th on Saddle Creek), the celebrated Nebraskan band have added further dates to what will be their first US tour in over three years. Additional supporters have also been confirmed, Titus Andronicus, Jenny And Johnny, Farmer Dave Scher, Conduits and Dawes will each be joining the band on select dates. The band is currently overseas playing a string …

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Titus Andronicus To Play Benefit Show At Mercury Lounge Feb 10th, Bassist Ian Graetzer Leaves Band

January 3, 2011 drainu182 0

Even though frontman Patrick Stickles had said a few months ago that the band would be taking time off from playing live to relax before recording a new album, more and more new Titus Andronicus shows keep popping up. Titus is set to open for The Pogues for two weeks in March. They’re also headlining a benefit to raise funds and awareness for the Willie Mae Rock Camp For Girls. The organization is a non-profit summer music day camp …

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Vinyl Giveaway: Titus Andronicus and Free Energy 7″ Split!

December 15, 2010 drainu182 0

We caught Titus Andronicus and Free Energy several times this year but none were as special as the two shows they played together on their fall tour at the Maxwells show in Hoboken, NJ and the Webster Hall show in New York City. One of the added bonuses of this awesome tour was the release of a 7″ vinyl split featuring Titus Andronicus’s cover of Television Personalities’ “Anxiety Block” and Free Energy’s cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m Going Down”.