Liz Phair

All Is Liz Phair in Love and War

There are a few times a year that get almost ridiculous when it comes to music. Of course, the weeks around SxSW and Coachella get crazy, but the …

San Diego

SoundDiego Set List: Sept. 23-29

We go from Kaaboo to kaboom on this week's Set List, featuring Liz Phair, U-God, SoundDiego LIVE veterans the Boxer Rebellion, Ringo Starr and way …

19th Century

Nick Lowe, Kali Uchis, Alejandro Escovedo, more

<b>Monday: “Lazy Lester Forever” tribute at Antone’s.</b> Among the many old-school greats who’ve played Austin’s home of the blues over the decades, …

Rock & Roll

Friday open thread: let’s talk music!

Hi there! Happy Friday! As I write this, it’s Thursday night and I’m exhausted, because I am an old person and on Wednesday night, I went to the Timbers game and then rolled straight from there to a show, and didn’t get home till about midnight. And I work at 7.15 AM, and oh did I mention I’m an …

Live Music

Liz Phair, Speedy Ortiz

Amps on the Lawn Tour<p>Recommended, Don’t Miss<p>The Showbox Downtown <br>Tues Sept 18, 8 pm 21+<p>$35/$38<p>Recommended by Abbie Gobeli<p>The lyrical teachings of Liz …

Indie Music

Musicians Rally for a Free #SaveTheShowbox Concert at City Hall

The movement by activists to save The Showbox from being torn down in the name of luxury apartments is far from being finished, but at least the next …

City Halls

Things to Do Wednesday!

6 Things to Do for September 19 by Mercury Things to Do Staff<b>Toe</b><br>Japanese band Toe is all about interlocking precision, and while their music doesn’t …

Remixes

Pitchfork Announces Talk With Liz Phair

Pitchfork’s “In Sight Out” series—which covers new perspectives in music, art, and culture—is pleased to announce a conversation between Liz Phair and Jenn Pelly, Contributing Editor at Pitchfork and author of the 33 1/3 book <i>The Raincoats</i>. The event takes place at the Stagg Court at the Chicago …

Music

Drake's Xcel Center concert is finally back on again for Nov. 11

Let’s hope the third time really is the charm for Drake. His twice-postponed Xcel Energy Center concert has finally been given another date, Nov. 11. …

Migos

Liz Phair beefs up old favorites without sacrificing their original spirit at First Ave

From her classic indie debut <i>Exile</i> <i>i</i><i>n Guyville</i> through the more standard “alternative” fare of <i>Whip-Smart</i> and <i>whitechocolatespaceegg</i> to the …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Twice-postponed Drake concert now set for November at Xcel Energy Center

Canadian rapper <b>Drake</b> will headline St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center on Nov. 11.The multi-platinum hip-hop star was initially scheduled to play the …

Judas Priest

Uff-da! Liz Phair embraces Midwestern roots in sold-out First Ave set

The Chicago-reared indie-rock hero returned with a full band and picked heavily from her '90s albums.

Cinco de Mayo

Riot Fest 2018 Friday pics (Weezer, Digable Planets, Liz Phair, more)

Despite rumors of cancellation that spread on social media and a few last minute headliner changes when blink-182 cancelled shows for health reasons, …

Weezer

Best fashion at Riot Fest 2018

Hyde Park

Liz Phair brought girl power to Detroit's Majestic Theater

On Sept. 13, Liz Phair brought her blend of melody-driven rock music to a legion of excited fans at The Majestic. The "Why Can't I?" singer played …

Liz Phair

Detroit concerts: Bruno Mars, Jason Aldean, Ozzy, Liz Phair, more

<i>A full list of upcoming shows follows Brian McCollum's highlights below:</i><p><b>Liz Phair</b><p>It has been 14 years since metro Detroit got a headlining show from …

Ann Arbor

Liz Phair show old out, but still room for ’80s-’90s rockers Counting Crows, Johnny Marr

Did you nab tickets for 90s rocker Liz Phair’s show Saturday at First Avenue? If not, a couple of other ’80s and ’90s shows are in the clubs this …

Albums

Rapper J Cole brings “KOD” and more to Target Center on Wednesday

Hip-hop star J. Cole — who’s playing Wednesday at Target Center — began rapping at 12 and taught himself production after his mother bought him a …

North Carolina

Cuban composer brings his eclectic jazz to the Dakota on Monday

Like many musicians in his native Cuba, pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa grew up studying classical music — he earned a degree from Instituto Superior de …

Minnesota State Fair

Liz Phair Slings Heavy 'Amps on the Lawn' Tour at Beachland Ballroom

There was a splendid simplicity in the room last night, a catharsis. Against a wall of strobe-lit foliage and a lighting rig that looked like …

Cleveland

Pick List: Seattle Symphony Opener, ‘Our Carnal Hearts,’ Liz Phair

<b>STAGE</b><p><b>Our Carnal Hearts</b>, an “interrogation of envy, success, and song” from the UK’s <b>Rachel Mars</b>, is a darkly comic theater piece for four singers …

Carnal

Riot Fest 2018 set times (Blondie vs Superchunk vs Dillinger Four, and more)

Set times have been announced for <b>Riot Fest 2018</b>, which goes down at Chicago’s Douglas Par this weekend (9/14-9/16), and as always, that means some …

Jerry Lee Lewis

Riot Fest 2018 Schedule: When To See Run The Jewels, Liz Phair

PLUS: How to buy tickets | Full performance lineup | Taking Metra to the event | Riot Fest Late Night schedule.<p>CHICAGO — Riot Fest is arguably …

Jewels

Riot Fest inches toward gender balance

The Chicago festival has never topped 25 percent female-inclusive acts, but it’s still ahead of many of its competitors. For the largest punk fest in …

San Francisco

PHOTOS AND RECAP: Liz Phair @ Variety Playhouse - Atlanta - 09/06/2018

<b>Liz Phair</b> <b>kicked off her latest</b> <b>Amps On The Lawn</b> <b>tour with a vibrant and sold out show in Atlanta at Variety Playhouse Thursday night. The show featured</b> …

New Singles

At long last, the Riot Fest 2018 schedule has arrived

After a last-minute shakeup in its lineup (subtracting Blink-182 and adding Weezer, Run the Jewels and Taking Back Sunday) Riot Fest has finally …

Jerry Lee Lewis

Riptide Music Festival 2018

Music Tastes Good, the mammoth two-day music, food, and arts festival, returns to Marina Green Park, along the picturesque Downtown Long Beach …

Festivals

Ashlee and Evan Ross's 'I Do' Makes Us Say 'I Can't'

<i>Y/N</i> <i>is a guide to the week’s music releases based on our highly scientific, non-subjective Yes/No rating system.</i><p><b>I don’t: Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross,</b> …

Liz Phair

Riot Fest late night shows (Bad Religion, Hot Snakes, Face to Face, Bouncing Souls, more)

<b>Riot Fest</b>, which is still happening (just with Run the Jewels, Weezer, and Taking Back Sunday replacing blink-182), has announced late-night shows …

20th Century

Here Are 30 Songs to Get You Through September

by Ciara DolanBehold the <i>Mercury</i>'s September playlist, a selection of songs from bands playing in town this unusually jam-packed month.It's going to …

Portland, OR