Tag: Coachella

Video: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds at Coachella — watch full 45-minute set

Video: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds at Coachella — watch full 45-minute set

Nick Cave is pulling double-duty at this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, performing both with this on-hiatus band Grinderman and his long-running crew The Bad Seeds. While the full Grinderman webcast from Friday night has yet to surface, Sunday night’s thrilling Bad Seeds performance has

Video: New Order play ‘Perfect Kiss,’ ‘Crystal’ at Coachella — via official webcast

Video: New Order play ‘Perfect Kiss,’ ‘Crystal’ at Coachella — via official webcast

As we wait for a capture of the full webcast of New Order’s Saturday night set at Coachella to surface — hint, hint — we can offer a couple clips from the official broadcast as a way to tide fans over: the frog-assisted “Perfect Kiss,” posted above and courtesy the festival itself, as well as latter-day rocker “Crystal.”

Video: Social Distortion at Coachella — watch full 40-minute set

Video: Social Distortion at Coachella — watch full 40-minute set

Social Distortion epitomize Southern California, so it’s good to see Mike Ness and Co. bring their pure rock to Coachella this weekend. You can now watch the band’s full 40-minute set — which closes, naturally, with run through Johnny Cash’s classic “Ring of Fire” — right here via this ripped-from-the-webcast footage.

Video: Trent Reznor’s How To Destroy Angels at Coachella — watch full hour-long set

Video: Trent Reznor’s How To Destroy Angels at Coachella — watch full hour-long set

Trent Reznor’s reunited Nine Inch Nails will be filling festival bills around the world later this summer, but Coachella snagged what may end up being a rare appearance by his new band, How to Destroy Angels, which brought an impressive visual component to its set late Friday night.

Video: Violent Femmes play debut album at Coachella — watch full hour-long reunion set

Video: Violent Femmes play debut album at Coachella — watch full hour-long reunion set

The reunited Violent Femmes — Gordon Gano, Victor DeLorenzo and Brian Ritchie — played their first show in five years Saturday when the band used its Coachella slot to perform its beloved 1983 debut album front-to-back. You can now watch the full set via this capture of the festival’s webcast.

Video: The Stone Roses headline Coachella — watch full 23-minute ‘highlights’ webcast

Video: The Stone Roses headline Coachella — watch full 23-minute ‘highlights’ webcast

The choice of The Stone Roses as a Coachella headliner this year has been one of the festival’s more controversial moves, from the initial “Who is New Order?” barrage to instant postmortems of Friday night’s less-than-packed closing set from Ian Brown and Co.

Video: Johnny Marr plays The Smiths’ ‘There Is a Light That Never Goes Out’ at Coachella

Video: Johnny Marr plays The Smiths’ ‘There Is a Light That Never Goes Out’ at Coachella

There may have been no Smiths reunion at Coachella once again this year, but they were there in spirit as guitarist Johnny Marr played the festival’s first day, whipping out three classics by his former band — including the indelible “There Is a Light That Never Goes Out,” which you can see here.

Coachella live webcast: The Stone Roses, New Order, Violent Femmes, Nick Cave, OMD and more

Coachella live webcast: The Stone Roses, New Order, Violent Femmes, Nick Cave, OMD and more

The first of Coachella’s two weekends kicks off tonight in the California desert, and, once again, the massive festival is livestreaming some of its lineup’s sets via YouTube. Below you can seen the highlight of this year’s webcast schedule, which includes New Order, Johnny Marr, the reunited Violent Femmes and more.

The Cure, New Order return to North America this summer for Montreal’s Osheaga Festival

The Cure, New Order return to North America this summer for Montreal’s Osheaga Festival

The Cure and New Order each will return to North America this summer, as both bands were announced this week as headliners at Montreal’s three-day Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts in early August — a billing that will put the two legendary acts just hours away from Chicago, which hosts Lollapalooza that same weekend.

The Three O’Clock add L.A.-area, San Francisco club dates to Coachella reunion

The Three O’Clock add L.A.-area, San Francisco club dates to Coachella reunion

Paisley Underground standard-bearers The Three O’Clock will prepare for their Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival reunion this April with a far more intimate warm-up gig in Pomona, Calif. — part of the mammoth music fest’s slate Los Angeles-area concerts taking place before and between the event’s twin weekends.

Stream: Johnny Marr, ‘The Messenger’ — ex-Smiths guitarist’s new solo album

Stream: Johnny Marr, ‘The Messenger’ — ex-Smiths guitarist’s new solo album

It’s still more than a week before legendary former The Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr releases his new solo album ‘The Messenger,’ but you don’t have to wait any longer to hear the record — a full stream of the 12-track album premiered tonight via Rolling Stone, and you can hear it via the link included here.

Dead Can Dance to play 2 California shows between Coachella appearances

Dead Can Dance to play 2 California shows between Coachella appearances

Like New Order, the reunited Dead Can Dance is using its twin appearances at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival this April as an occasion to squeeze in a couple extra performances — in this case, just-announced shows in San Francisco and Napa, Calif., the week between the band’s festival dates.

New Order confirms Coachella warm-ups, promises more U.S. dates ‘later in the year’

New Order confirms Coachella warm-ups, promises more U.S. dates ‘later in the year’

Johnny Marr let the cat out of the bag over the weekend, but New Order today confirmed that it will play two Coachella warm-up concerts with the former Smiths guitarist in Las Vegas and Santa Barbara, Calif., in April — and announced they’ll play “more U.S. dates later in the year.”