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May 18, 2010 My Morning Jacket/Monsters of Folk frontman Jim James has announced a tour this summer to benefit Appalachian Voices, an organization devoted to ending the practice of mountaintop removal coal mining.
The Louisville, KY-based singer/songwriter, touring under his solo moniker Yim Yames, has recruited two fellow Kentucky artists for the Appalachian Voices tour: cellist Ben Sollee and folk singer Daniel Martin Moore. …
April 22, 2010 Philadelphia hip-hop group the Roots are no strangers to genre-bending collaborations -- they recently jammed with electro-rockers Hot Chip on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. And with their upcoming June release, the Roots are adding three new artists to their list. …
April 21, 2010 My Morning Jacket have a reputation as one of the best live bands around, and their tour kickoff Tuesday night at the Alabama Theater in Birmingham showed why.
After a strong opening set by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, which concluded with a surprise guest vocal by My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James on "Louisiana Fairytale and St. …
March 24, 2010 The lineup for the 51st annual Newport Folk Festival has been announced, and like last year, it's shaping up to be an excellent weekend: My Morning Jacket's Jim James (a.k.a. …
February 16, 2010 In case you were wondering, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is single. …
October 14, 2009 Monsters of Folk -- the indie supergroup featuring M. Ward, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, and Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis -- gave the crowd at Vancouver's Commodore ballroom their money's worth with an epic two-and-a-half-hour set on the opening night of their U.S. …
July 23, 2009 Indie supergroup Monsters of Folk has announced plans for a fall tour, kicking off October 13 in Vancouver, BC, before hitting 16 cities across the U.S.
The band -- Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, and M. …
July 8, 2009 Jim James of My Morning Jacket is no stranger to cover songs, having paid homage to everyone from James Brown to Elton John in his band's oft-epic live sets. Now, with his first proper release as a solo artist, James is focusing his tribute on one singular talent: George Harrison.
As previously reported, James' six-song EP of Harrison covers, Tribute To, was recorded in 2001, just after the Beatles guitarist passed away. …
June 2, 2008 The trajectory of My Morning Jacket from humble folkies with jam-band tendencies into a group with Super Bowl halftime potential may seem an unlikely career arc. From the band's first album, 1999's The Tennessee Fire, singer/guitarist Jim James has couched his ghostly, reverb-soaked falsetto in American Gothicism. The tunes were pretty and a tad creepy, but somewhat shapeless. …
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