Ben Folds

Ben Folds on music and politics

Singer-songwriter Ben Folds, the first artistic adviser for the National Symphony Orchestra, sits down with Kasie Hunt on Kasie DC to talk about …

Politics

Underground Gallery Wedding In London With Cool, Flashy Signage

Did you know that you can get married in the London Underground?! Hidden in Shoreditch is the old, historic ticket hall, now known as Kachette, the …

Weddings

REVIEW: Anderson East Channels Old Southern Soul With ‘Encore’

They say you “can’t judge a book by its cover,” because looks can be deceiving… such is the case with the 30-year-old R&B musician from Athens, Ala., …

Sturgill Simpson

To Do This Weekend: Sara Bareilles and Caroline Shaw, RJD2, and the Iranian Film Festival

The National Symphony Orchestra recently named quirky troubadour <b>Ben Folds</b> artistic advisor, which allows him to curate some pretty fantastic nights …

Washington D.C.

When Did Music Festivals Become So Mainstream?

It’s strange how a movement that began at a grassroots level could turn into a commercial enterprise run by corporations like AEG Live and Live …

Bon Iver

Three Australian Arts Festivals To See Right Now

With much of North America bitterly cold, this is the best time to escape to Australia, where sunny summer days await. Between sipping perfect flat whites at airy cafes and cooling off with stubbies on the beach, make time for these three fantastic art events—Sydney Festival, NGV Triennial in …

Jessica Vogel and Jean-Luc Allegar

<b>Jessica Vogel and Jean-Luc Allegar</b><p>October 5, 2017, in Newtown Square<p>Hello there<p>Jean-Luc looked quite fine in his U.S. Air Force uniform, but what …

Weddings

Remembering The Best Concerts Of 2017

Of course we weren’t at every concert in 2017. But between the members of the Uproxx staff, we were at a lot of them and saw a good portion of the acts we regularly cover. From the massive festivals like Coachella and Lollapalooza to tour launches everywhere from California to Maine, we were out …

Music

The 20 Worst Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Snubs

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced its Class of 2018. The inductees are Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina …

Music

Album Review: The Staves and yMusic - The Way is Read - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

If you’re a longtime reader of TGTF, you’re surely familiar with Watford folk trio <b>The Staves.</b> Known offstage as Emily, Camilla and Jessica …

Music (UK)

Paradigm Moves Into Bigger Office in Downtown Nashville

Paradigm Talent Agency has moved its Nashville operation into larger offices downtown to accommodate continued growth at the agency. The new office …

Sturgill Simpson

Three-Time Tony Nominee Shares Stories from Broadway on the Danube River With Michael Feinstein

Tony-nominated Waitress star Christopher Fitzgerald shares his experience on Playbill Travel’s 11-day dream vacation.<p>I had never been on any of the …

Award Shows

Scott Aukerman Talks Music And 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

Scott Aukerman is an interesting person.<p>As longtime host of the hit podcast <i>Comedy Bang! Bang!</i> (the titular TV show wrapped its final season on IFC last year), Aukerman was also trained in musical theater, raised in rock bands, and is still obsessed with collecting records. So he seemed like a …

Entrepreneurship

The best deals on CDs and vinyl for Black Friday 2017

Looking to add to your record collection? There are loads of CD and vinyl deals for Black Friday!<p>Black Friday is the perfect excuse to expand your …

Vinyl Records

Ben Platt on Saying Goodbye to Dear Evan Hansen and Being Broadway’s Sexiest Star

Ben Platt found breakout success this year playing the title character in Broadway’s <i>Dear Evan Hansen,</i> where he gave an emotionally raw performance …

Dear Evan Hansen

The 21 Best Things to Do in Miami This Week

Thursday The nude has been a subject of fine art for centuries. Its current significance might seem limited to learning tools and antiquated still …

Miami

Ribfest, Chris Stapleton, Sammy Hagar, more

RED RUM RUNNER: Sammy Hagar<p>Sammy Hagar didn’t want to cancel on you. Really, he didn’t. But Hurricane Irma left him no choice. "We were playing a …

Chris Stapleton

Indie folk duo Radnor & Lee share the Origins of their new single, “Still Though We Should Dance”: Stream

<i>Origins is a recurring new music feature in which an artist charts the influence of their latest hit single.</i>Ben Lee must play nice with others, …

Mandy Moore

Nashville is more rock and roll than you'd expect

NASHVILLE — In light of the recent mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas, this year's Country Music Awards in Nashville will …

Don Rickles

Beck’s new album Colors shows the chameleon blend into his background

Beck has always been a chameleon.<p>Most of the time, this is a brilliant credit to a man who releases his 13th album this morning without ever really …

Kylie Minogue