The mostly electronic, jam, and rap fest also includes The String Cheese Incident, Disco Biscuits, Boys Noize, Femi Kuti, Princess Nokia, YBN Cordae, 100 gecs, Turkuaz (w/ Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew), and more.
Honoring the legacy of folk musician and activist (and festival founder) Pete Seeger, this is the 40th anniversary of Clearwater and the lineup also includes The Mavericks, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Rhiannon Giddens, David Byrne cohorts Choir! Choir! Choir!, Ani DiFranco, and more.
"I've sat mesmerized watching online videos of the Canadian group Choir! Choir! Choir! They somehow manage to get hundreds of strangers to sing beautifully together ....With almost no rehearsal - how do they do it?? They manage to achieve lift off - that feeling of surrender when groups sing together - when we all become part of something larger than ourselves." - David Byrne.
This year's Osheaga Fest includes The Weeknd, Solange, Father John Misty, The Shins, Belle and Sebastian, Run the Jewels, Broken Social Scene, De La Soul, Danny Brown, Angel Olsen, Little Dragon, Car Seat Headrest, Cloud Nothings, Beach Slang, and more.
Last night's fun David Bowie tribute at Carnegie Hall featured performances by The Flaming Lips, Cat Power, Heart's Ann Wilson, Robyn Hitchcock, Gogol Bordello's Eugene Hutz, Michael Stipe, Jakob Dylan, The Mountain Goats, and many, many more.
Those already star-studded David Bowie tributes at Carnegie Hall and Radio City happening this week have added even more artists to their lineups. Thursday's show at Carnegie (3/31) now features Patti Smith and Eugene Hutz of Gogol Bordello, while Friday's Radio City show (4/1) has added Esperanza Spalding, Ron Pope and TV on the Radio's Kyp Malone...