“Put Your Sad Down” Benefit Concert for School of Seven Bells’ Benjamin Curtis To Feature Paul Banks, Albert Hammond Jr.
Masses of uninsured musician winced in sympathy when, early this year, guitarist Benjamin Curtis of the electronic dream-pop band School of Seven Bells was diagnosed with T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma. Six months later, as his medical bills continue to compound, three organizations—Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, Wiz Kid Management, and New York-based creative agency GOST—have stepped up to curate a high-profile benefit concert to take place August 22nd at Bowery Hotel in New York. Read more…
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E-mail From Jack White to Ex-Wife Karen Elson Says White Doesn’t Want His Children Attending Same School as Dan Auerbach’s (The Black Keys) Children
Jack White and ex-wife Karen Elson are making news headlines with the leak of a restraining order and custody battle e-mail chain. In the latest news, an e-mail from White to ex-wife Elson says he doesn’t want their children to attend school with fellow musician, Dan Auerbach’s (The Black Keys) children. Read more…
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KROQ Weenie Roast Announces 2013 Linup Featuring The Black Keys, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Vampire Weekend, and More
Forecastle Announces 2013 Lineup Including The Black Keys, The Avett Brothers, The Flaming Lips and More
Beale Street Music Festival Announces 2013 Lineup Including The Black Keys, The Flaming Lips, the Smashing Pumpkins and More
Nominees for 55th Annual Grammy Awards 2013 Announced, Album of the Year Candidates Actually Relevant Including The Black Keys’ El Camino, Mumford & Sons’ Babel, and Jack White’s Blunderbuss
It is about that time of the year again where people gather together to celebrate one of the gifts of life: music. The 2013 Grammy Awards are hosting the 55th annual ceremony on February 10, 2013. The red carpet will be laid out perfectly in front of Los Angeles’ own Staples Center, with paparazzi lining the fences. Camera crews from CBS will be present streaming the event live.
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This week, the West Coast edition of Petty Fest, a concert event paying tribute to the great Tom Petty, will hit the El Rey on Wednesday 11/14 and Thursday 11/15.
Slated to appear include the following: Pat Carney of the Black Keys, Fabrizio Moretti & Nick Valensi of the Strokes, Sarah Silverman, Butch Walker, Matt Sorum & Ace Harper, Jesse Malin, Jenny O., and many more (as seen above in the flier).
More about the event:
Sweet Relief Musicians Fund will be directing all funds raised from Petty Fest West in LA to The Eastern Musicians Fund to assist those affected by Hurricane Sandy. A special limited edition poster of the event has been created and will be available at the shows for a $20 donation.
Weds 11/14, Thurs 11/5
Doors: 8 PM
The El Rey
5515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90036
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