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September 1, 2010 Yoko Ono's star-studded We Are Plastic Ono Band concert in Los Angeles this October will boast guest appearances from Lady Gaga, Sonic Youth, Iggy Pop, and many more.
At the gigs, set for October 1-2 at L.A.'s Orpheum Theatre, Ono, 76, will perform Plastic Ono Band material she wrote and recorded with her husband, Beatles great John Lennon, playing with a band featuring her son, Sean Lennon, Yuka Honda (of Cibo Matto fame), and Japanes …
July 16, 2010 Lollapalooza kicks off August 6 in Chicago's Grant Park, and while the line-up features big-name rock acts like Green Day, Soundgarden, and the Strokes, it's pop radio queen Lady Gaga that festival founder Perry Farrell is hailing as the event's main attraction.
"When I think about Lollapalooza, in that gorgeous setting of Grant Park, with the amazing buildings all around us, lit up, I see her and her show as being a centerpiece to the …
May 6, 2010 "Even in this tiny little room," said Perry Farrell to the 150 or so folks sharing the confines of Hollywood club Bardot, "I can feel an oceanful of love."
It might have been a convenient way for the Jane's Addiction frontman to lead the band - appearing for the first time with GN'R alum Duff McKagan on bass - into its confetti-laden final number, "Ocean Size." But it also summed up the appreciative mood of the audience around him.
May 11, 2009 There's a thin line between being timeless and being dated -- and Friday night at West Palm Beach's Cruzan Amphitheatre, at the opening date of their 22-date joint U.S. tour, Jane's Addiction and Nine Inch Nails fell on decidedly opposite sides of that line. (See a photo gallery of the show here.)
First up, NIN, who, says frontman Trent Reznor, are now out on their last tour ever. …
April 13, 2009 Nothing quite says "happy birthday" like a semi-tipsy dude dropping rhymes about banging your girlfriend.
Such was the case at Perry Farrell's 50th birthday party Saturday night in Las Vegas, where hornball rapper Mickey Avalon kicked off the festivities with a phalanx of go-go girls in glittery lingerie and naughty sex raps that sounded as if they were plucked from some teenage boy's over-active imagination after too much late-night C …
December 12, 2008 As Twilight fans already know, Lollapalooza founder and flamboyant Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell contributed a new tune to the vampire blockbuster's chart-topping soundtrack. …
October 8, 2008 The tracklisting for the forthcoming soundtrack to the film adaptation of teen vampire series Twilight has been unveiled, and it's loaded with author Stephenie Meyer's favorites. Out Nov. 4, the album will sport a new original song from ex-Jane's Addiction singer Perry Farrell, as well as tunes from Muse, Linkin Park, MuteMath, Black Ghosts, and Iron & Wine. And there's a pair of tracks -- listen to "Decode" here! …
August 1, 2008 With thousands of fans converging on Chicago's Grant Park, the sun beating down, and -- most importantly -- music blaring, it's official: Lollapalooza '08 is in full swing. And as the cogs begin to turn on his "alternative nation," who better to catch up with than festival founder and Jane's Addiction frontman, Perry Farrell? …
July 17, 2008 Lollapalooza, taking place Aug. 1-3 in Chicago's Grant Park, has made a spectacular re-emergence over the last few years. By positing itself as a singular event and working in conjunction with the city of Chicago, it's engendered a sense of stability and community that's hard for other hodge-podge rivals to compete with.
Not that founder Perry Farrell views things in terms of competitiveness. …
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