Craig Finn

Tribute Concert to Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison to Feature Ben Gibbard, Aaron Dessner, Julien Baker, More

An all-star tribute concert to late Frightened Rabbit bandleader Scott Hutchison has been announced. Set to take place at Brooklyn's Rough Trade on December 5,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 30, 2018

Lee Ranaldo, Britt Daniel, Craig Finn, and More to Play Electoral Benefit Show in NYC

A newly announced benefit concert called Flip These Houses will feature performances by a number of indie rock luminaries, including Britt Daniel of Spoon, Lee…
Andy Cush / August 30, 2018

Watch The War on Drugs and Craig Finn Cover Warren Zevon’s “Accidentally Like a Martyr”

The War on Drugs released their gauzy take on the 1978 Warren Zevon classic "Accidentally Like a Martyr" for Spotify Sessions last year. Last night…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 9, 2018

The Hold Steady – “Entitlement Crew” and “A Snake in the Shower”

The Hold Steady are doing a four-night residency at Brooklyn Bowl that starts on Wednesday, and they're ringing in the occasion with two new songs: "Entitlement…
Brian Josephs / November 27, 2017

Craig Finn Tweets and Immediately Retracts Sick Chris Cillizza Burn

Chris Cillizza--a CNN-via-Washington Post pundit with a uniquely brazen willingness to portray politics as a sporting event with no real consequences for Americans who take their…
Andy Cush / August 2, 2017

New Music: Craig Finn – “Preludes”

The Hold Steady's frontman Craig Finn is getting ready to release his new solo album, We All Want The Same Things, on March 24. NPR premiered the first…
Brian Josephs / January 9, 2017

The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn Announces New Solo LP, We All Want the Same Things

After a packed 2016 touring with his band the Hold Steady, Craig Finn will be focusing on his own project in 2017. Canadian label Partisan Records…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 22, 2016

Beach Slang Cover ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’ With Craig Finn, Announce New Song Coming Today

The Replacements' "Can't Hardly Wait" is a regular set-ender for noted 'Mats acolytes Beach Slang, but last night's performance of the alt-rock standard at the…
Andrew Unterberger / July 13, 2016

Craig Finn and Esmé Patterson Bring New Warmth to Low’s ‘Just Like Christmas’

Last month, the AV Club wrapped the latest season of their Undercover series, but they're back for the holidays with four new episodes. This week,…
Nathan Diller / December 1, 2015

Craig Finn Brings ‘Faith’ Songs to ‘Late Night’

Craig Finn just released another somber solo album called Faith in the Future back in September and Tuesday night he showed up on Late Night…
Colin Joyce / October 14, 2015

The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn Is Streaming His Solo Album ‘Faith in the Future’ Now

Craig Finn's sophomore solo effort Faith in the Future is out Friday September 11 on Partisan Records, but after sharing a few singles, the whole…
Colin Joyce / September 4, 2015

Stay Positive: Craig Finn Looks Back on the Highlights of His Career

At 44, Craig Finn has nearly two decades of hoarse, literary rock'n'roll behind him, and he doesn't sound anywhere near finished. Up until the Hold…
Dan Weiss / August 28, 2015

Titus Andronicus Cover the Replacements’ ‘Bastards of Young’ With Craig Finn

Titus Andronicus wrapped up their five-night stay at home-field venue Shea Stadium in Brooklyn last night, celebrating both the release of fourth studio LP The…
Andrew Unterberger / July 29, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Skylar Spence, Chelsea Wolfe, Craig Finn, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Scandinavian club royalty,…
SPIN Staff / July 28, 2015

The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn Looks for ‘Faith in the Future’ With ‘Newmyer’s Roof’ Single

In between rollicking records from his main band the Hold Steady, frontman Craig Finn has been known to occasionally record more sparse solo material. Today,…
Colin Joyce / June 17, 2015
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