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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Fullerton CA - Max Bloom's Cafe Noir. "...

    May 31

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Fullerton CA - Max Bloom's Cafe Noir. "1940's style coffeehouse/cafe with movie nights, open mic nights, live music and stand up comedy." Live music is held on Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday nights with Wednesdays and Thursdays being reserved for open mic / open jam. Free WiFi. Acoustic, Americana, Blues, Folk, Jazz, Singer-Songwriter: http://ow.ly/xtExS Max Bloom's Café Noir

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in West Warwick, RI - Manchester 65. "Manchester...

    May 31

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in West Warwick, RI - Manchester 65. "Manchester 65 is Rhode Island premier live performance venue and pub. Our live performance room enjoys a national level stage and sound system that hosts touring acts and the finest local artists. Come enjoy our pub and outdoor courtyard, 7 nights a week." Live music can be held any night of the week and shows can also be 18+ or 21+ depending on what is arranged. All genres welcome:...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Providence RI - The Parlour. "Open 7 days a ...

    May 31

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Providence RI - The Parlour. "Open 7 days a week. Featuring Food, Spirits, and local, national and international entertainment. Everyone is welcome as long as you are keeping up the vibes." Live music is held Monday (a regular Reggae band), Tuesday (open mic), Wednesday (a regular weekly performer), Saturday, and Sunday nights. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/xtEKC The Parlour

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  • "Jesus Christ Superstar" Tour Starring John Lydon, Members of Destiny's Child and 'NSync Canceled

    May 31

    Earlier this year, it was reported that an arena tour production of "Jesus Christ Superstar"—the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice rock opera about the final days of Jesus Christ—would feature Sex Pistols/Public Image Ltd. singer John Lydon, Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams, Incubus' Brandon Boyd, 'NSync's JC Chasez. That tour has now been canceled, the Associated Press reports. The tour was set to begin on June 9; no reason has been given for the cancellation. Producer Michael Cohl, who...

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  • The National Joined By Justin Vernon, the Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser and Paul Maroon at Primavera

    May 31

    During their set at Primavera Sound, the National plucked a couple special guests out of the festival's enormous lineup to help them perform a couple songs. Justin Vernon of Bon Iver (who was there with Volcano Choir) helped them perform "Slow Show", while the Walkmen's Paul Maroon and Hamilton Leithauser joined them for "Mr. November". Watch below via Consequence of Sound. Of course, this isn't the first time Vernon has hit the stage with the National—he did a couple songs with them in late...

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  • Macaulay Culkin's the Pizza Underground Cancel Tour

    May 31

    Less than a week after a Nottingham crowd inundated them with boos and booze, Macaulay Culkin's pizza-centric Velvet Underground tribute act the Pizza Underground have canceled the rest of their European tour dates, NME reports. They were scheduled to appear at Primavera Sound today. The band didn't give an exact reason for the cancellation, but on Twitter, they clarified that it wasn't because of the Nottingham crowd. (True to pizza-based pun form, they wrote that they had to address a...

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  • Jack White Apologizes for Comments About Meg White, the Black Keys, Amy Winehouse, Lana Del Rey

    May 31

    Photo by Tom Spray Jack White has made a few headlines lately because of comments he made in his Rolling Stone cover story. In addition to saying he never talks to Meg White—who he described as unsupportive and reclusive—he also repeated his assertion that the Black Keys are ripping off his sound. Today, on his website, he's written a lengthy note clarifying and apologizing for those comments.  He begins: It seems like it’s becoming obvious that to continue the activities I have planned...

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  • Arcade Fire Perform "We Exist" on "Jools Holland"

    May 31

    After doing their Reflektor tracks "You Already Know" and "Normal Person" earlier in the week, Arcade Fire appeared on "Later... With Jools Holland" once again last night. Watch them do "We Exist" (the song whose Andrew Garfield-starring video has generated a good amount of controversy) below via Arcade Fire Tube. Video still hasn't surfaced for Sharon Van Etten and Wild Beasts' performances.

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  • Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

    May 31

    Independent Labels Reject YouTube Streaming Deal [Full Text Of Official WIN Statement] Build An Audience By Focusing Your Energy On People Who Connect With Your Music 10 Rules For Promoting Your Live Show With Facebook Events An Action Plan For Connecting Directly With Your Fans After The Show  

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  • MusicThinkTank Weekly Recap: How Cover Songs Can Take Your Music Career to the Next Level

    May 31

    Lukas Camenzind | How Cover Songs Can Take Your Music Career to the Next Level Jessica Blankenship | 6 Things Every Indie Artist Needs To Know In 2014

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