Tag: Coachella

The Specials to play ‘Jimmy Fallon,’ New York City in April; full U.S. tour later in 2010

The Specials to play ‘Jimmy Fallon,’ New York City in April; full U.S. tour later in 2010

Reformed ska legends The Specials will make their first U.S. appearance in nearly 30 years with a performance on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” on April 12 before playing the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and three other stateside dates — all in advance of a full North American tour later in 2010, according to Billboard.com. So far, only an April 21 date at New York’s Terminal 5 has been announced, but two more shows are expected in April around the band’s previously announced California festival date, Billboard reports.

The Clash’s Mick Jones, Paul Simonon reunite on Gorillaz’s upcoming ‘Plastic Beach’

The Clash’s Mick Jones, Paul Simonon reunite on Gorillaz’s upcoming ‘Plastic Beach’

Tweet The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon have reunited on record for the first time since 1982’s Combat Rock, each contributing to the title […]

The Specials to release ’30th Anniversary Tour’ live concert DVD in March

The Specials to release ’30th Anniversary Tour’ live concert DVD in March

Tweet Reformed 2 Tone ska legends The Specials will commemorate last year’s string of sold-out U.K. reunion concerts with the March release of a 24-track […]

Coachella lineup: Public Image Ltd., Echo & The Bunnymen, The Specials, Faith No More

Coachella lineup: Public Image Ltd., Echo & The Bunnymen, The Specials, Faith No More

Tweet The lineup for this year’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival finally was unveiled today, and, as usual, there are a number of reformed […]

Soundgarden reunion: Chris Cornell announces via Twitter that band will reform in 2010

Soundgarden reunion: Chris Cornell announces via Twitter that band will reform in 2010

Tweet Grunge heavyweight Soundgarden will reunite in 2010 after 12 years apart, Chris Cornell announced via Twitter tonight at the stroke of midnight on the […]

Morrissey postpones Indio, Calif., concert over ‘blown voice’ — 20th cancellation this year

Morrissey postpones Indio, Calif., concert over ‘blown voice’ — 20th cancellation this year

Tweet The increasingly commitment-phobic Morrissey abruptly canceled tonight’s concert in Indio, Calif., without official explanation — bringing the total number of shows Moz has canceled […]

Elizabeth Fraser breaks silence about aborted Cocteau Twins reunion, releases new single

Elizabeth Fraser breaks silence about aborted Cocteau Twins reunion, releases new single

Tweet Eilzabeth Fraser, the reclusive former frontwoman of the Cocteau Twins, recently broke her silence about the fabled dreampop act’s aborted 2005 reunion in what’s […]

Video: Morrissey storms off stage after getting hit in head by drink at Liverpool’s Echo Arena

Video: Morrissey storms off stage after getting hit in head by drink at Liverpool’s Echo Arena

Tweet Morrissey’s reputation as the world’s most unreliable concert draw remains solidly intact, thanks to incoming reports he walked offstage just one-and-a-half songs into tonight’s […]

Morrissey collapses on stage during U.K. concert, hospitalized in stable condition

Morrissey collapses on stage during U.K. concert, hospitalized in stable condition

Morrissey collapsed on stage one song into his concert tonight in Swindon, England — the second date of his fall European tour — and was […]

Morrissey’s U.S. tour dates: West Coast concerts planned in November, December

Morrissey’s U.S. tour dates: West Coast concerts planned in November, December

It’s been a busy 2009 for Morrissey — canceling tour dates, prepping a b-sides comp, posing nearly nude, lashing out at ex-Smiths, telling fans not […]

Q&A: Daniel Ash closes door on Love and Rockets: ‘It’s boring for me to do those songs’

Q&A: Daniel Ash closes door on Love and Rockets: ‘It’s boring for me to do those songs’

To mark last week’s release of New Tales to Tell: A Tribute to Love and Rockets, Slicing Up Eyeballs caught up with that band’s frontman, […]

Quick Spins: Brian Eno/David Byrne; R.E.M.; Sonic Youth; Johnny Marr/Paul Weller

Quick Spins: Brian Eno/David Byrne; R.E.M.; Sonic Youth; Johnny Marr/Paul Weller

It didn’t seem to garner much attention, but after so much had been made about Brian Eno not performing with David Byrne on his current […]

Coachella pulls the plug on The Cure’s curfew-busting set mid-song

Coachella pulls the plug on The Cure’s curfew-busting set mid-song

Perhaps The Cure were on to something after all when they abruptly ended Friday night’s warm-up gig in Las Vegas. Practice for the main event? […]