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The Waterboys played Irving Plaza (pics, setlist, video)

Longrunning Scottish band The Waterboys recently released Modern Blues, their first album of entirely original songs in eight years. Their tour supporting it just passed through NYC over the weekend, stopping at Irving Plaza on Saturday night (4/25)...

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Glastonbury announces initial 2015 lineup

The 2015 Glastonbury Festival, which sold out in 25 minutes back in October, has announced it's initial lineup. In addition to Lionel Richie, which they confirmed a while back, this year will feature Patti Smith, Kanye West, Florence and the Machine, Pharell Williams, Motorhead, Alabama Shakes, The Fall, Alt-J, Suede, Fat White Family, The Chemical Brothers, GOAT, Caribou, fka twigs, George Clinton, Father John Misty, Kate Tempest, Run the Jewels, Future Islands and more...

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The Waterboys releasing new album, touring this spring, playing Irving Plaza (dates, LP stream)

The Waterboys will release their new album, Modern Blues, on April 7. Out already in the UK, it's their first album of entirely original songs in eight years (2013's An Appointment with Mr Yeats set music to WB Yeats' poetry) and you can listen to the whole thing via YouTube below...

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2014 Fuji Rocks Fest in pics (Arcade Fire, Outkast, Flaming Lips, St. Vincent, Damon Albarn, SBTRKT, Slowdive & more)

The transition from indie darlings to stadium-rockers is rarely a painless one, although a decade on from the release of its debut album "Funeral," Arcade Fire proved that it has at least navigated that path better than most...

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The Waterboys announce full-band North American tour dates

While Mike Scott treated us to solo shows late last year and a few Waterboys shows on the East Coast in the Spring ( TTown Hall in NYCh), The Waterboyshave just announced the band's biggest-ever North American tour, happening this fall...

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Celebrate Brooklyn! announces 2013 line-up (Big Boi, Calexico, Dan Deacon, Waterboys, Mavis Staples, TMBG + more)

Sigur Ros at @ Celebrate Brooklyn! 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

We've known about a few Celebrate Brooklyn! shows already (Belle & Sebastian / Yo La Tengo, The Roots with Jim James, Beck), but festival has announced their full 2013 schedule which includes Big Boi, Amadou & Miriam, Calexico, Mavis Staples, Cody Chesnutt, Os Mutantes, The Waterboys, Jamie Lidell / Dan Deacon, and They Might Be Giants...

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D’Angelo, The Roots, Elvis Costello, Bilal, Chris Rock, Bettye LaVette & more played the Prince tribute @ Carnegie Hall (pics)

Amidst a snowy midtown backdrop, Carnegie Hall generated a little heat when the Michael Dorf-produced Prince Tribute opened last night (3/7)...

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The Roots covered Prince w/ Elvis Costello, Devotchka, Maya Rudolph & more @ City Winery (pics); Carnegie Hall is tonight

Elvis Costello, The Roots, Devotchka, The Waterboys, Nina Persson, Maya Rudolph (performing as "Princess" with Gretchen Lieberum), Fred Armisen, Bilal and more all blessed the stage at the "rehearsal" for the Prince Tribute scheduled for Carnegie Hall tonight (3/7)...

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Roots & Elvis Costello collaborating, added to Carnegie Hall Tribute to Prince (who released new songs)

As mentioned, City Winery founder Michael Dorf is presenting a tribute to Prince at Carnegie Hall on March 7, his next in a long line of tribute shows he's done at the historic Manhattan venue...

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The Waterboys’ Mike Scott playing Music Hall of Williamsburg after sold-out Rockwood Music Hall show

As a teenager Mike Scott fronted his first garage bands, playing original songs and punk covers, and wrote his own rock fanzine before moving to the lights of Edinburgh and London in quest of glory...

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