IN THE NEWS:
- According to the ACL Music Festival’s official website, the 2009 fest is completely sold out. The sell out of all single day, three-day and VIP passes for the upcoming dates is reportedly the earliest in the fest’s eight year history.
- Smashing Pumpkins has announced the newest member of the band. According to the Pumpkin’s website, 19-year-old Mike Byrne of Portland was chosen from the more than 1,000 drummers who responded to the group’s open call to replace Jimmy Chamberlin.
- Puerto Rico’s Davila 666 performs tonight at Emo’s
- Bat for Lashes at The Parish, doors open at 8pm
TODAY IN MUSIC HISTORY:
1964 – The first American tour by the Beatles began in San Francisco, CA. The tour would cover 26 cities.
1980 – 1,400 people riot in Toronto when Alice Cooper canceled a show due to illness.
listen. enjoy. repeat. -michelle guzman