The Stone Roses announced at a London press conference yesterday that they will be reuniting for two shows in Manchester next June, which will be followed by a world tour.
Roger Daltrey gave a terrific performance of Tommy, other songs from The Who, and a few tunes from his solo catalog at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday night, September 18th.
BBC 6 Music’s The First Time with . . . program kicked off its new season with a fantastic show featuring Ringo Starr in conversation. The program can now be heard on demand on the BBC 6 Music Web site.
PJ Harvey became the first artist to be awarded two Mercury Prizes when her Let England Shake album was honored during ceremonies last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Keith Moon, The Who’s late drummer, was the subject of a BBC Radio 2 special that marked the 33rd anniversary of his death.
BBC Radio 2’s In Concert program broadcast an excellent 2009 show by The Pretenders that can now be heard on demand on the station’s Web site.
BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting a 16-part series that looks back on the legendary BBC-TV live music series Old Grey Whistle Test.
BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting a terrific two-part special on Pete Townshend that features The Who’s guitarist telling his own story. The first part has been broadcast and can be heard on demand on the BBC Radio 2 Web site.
PJ Harvey was interviewed and performed three songs from her Mercury Prize-nominated album Let England Shake on Absolute Radio recently. The session and interview can now be heard on demand on Absolute Radio’s Web site.
Noel Gallagher made his first public comments about the breakup of Oasis and also talked about his two forthcoming solo albums at a press conference on Wednesday, July 6th at London’s Electric Cinema.