Levon Helm died yesterday, at 71, from cancer. You didn't have to know him (as I did, faintly, fondly), to know that along with possessing one of the most moving voices and wickedest backbeats American music will ever know, that he had one of the most incredible, most surprising lives imaginable. Bo ... More >>
Stevie Nicks w/Michael Grimm
Nikon Theater At Jones Beach
Sunday, September 4
Better than: A radio stuck on the classic rock station.
"Welcome, Jones Beach," Stevie Nicks said before her second song on Sunday night, the last night for both her current mini-tour and the Long Island oceanfront amp ... More >>
Is that a stretch?The always game Nicole Kidman -- who's Oscar nominated for Rabbit Hole -- appears in the new Adam Sandler/Jennifer Aniston comedy Just Go With It.And according to the Variety review, she shouldn't have just gone with it.
This week's album chart has in its first two positions the two biggest stories in pop music last week. Once again, the pole position was assumed by Canadian teenager Justin Bieber, whose first full-length, My World 2.0, sold 92,000 copies--only the second time this year that the No. 1 album h ... More >>
F2K is a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Track our progress here.
Come back, Rob Thomas; all is forgiven.
Just before the turn of the century, Carlos Santana released Supernatural, a multi-vocalist organism that went 15 times platinum and featured the likes of Everlast, Dave Matth ... More >>
"I get more and more afraid that a Soul Coughing reunion is going to be forced upon me at knifepoint. I don't need money that bad. I swear to God."
Mike Doughty's got some staying power. The singer-songwriter first hit the radar with Soul Coughing, that mid-'90s indie-band-with-stand-up-bass resp ... More >>
We'll think of a better name for this soon: Until then, here's Monday night's finest NYC shows.
Holding tickets to the sold-out Dave Matthews gig at the Beacon this evening? Well, here's the most responsible financial advice you've gotten all year: SELL SELL SELL. Watch the thing on Hulu instead ... More >>
Pete Seeger only turns 90 once, so why not have a big party? True to the folk singer's activist legacy, this packed Madison Square Garden celebration was a fundraiser for the Clearwater sloop and sailboat-centered foundation that Seeger built in 1969 to raise awareness about a then-near-dead Hudso ... More >>