The Red Eye Flight

Radiohead + USC Marching Band Tonight at the Grammys

Posted in grammys, kings of leon, live music, radiohead, Uncategorized by huckd on February 8, 2009

marchingyorkeWow, the Grammys actually have me excited this year. The band has been rehearsing “15 Steps” with the USC Marching Band in preparation of the awards ceremony, which airs tonight at 8 p.m. est on CBS. In a report from the the Los Angeles Times, Johnny Greenwood talked about the collaboration: “It’s something we’ve been wanting to do with this song for a long time,” he said.

Radiohead is nominated for Album of the Year (“In Rainbows”), Best Rock Song (“House of Cards”), Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and Best Alternative Music Album.

Other Grammy nominees include Weezer, Hot Chip, Coldplay, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, M.I.A., Kings of Leon, the Raconteurs, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, AC/DC, Neil Young, Eddier Vedder, John Mayer, Paul McCartney, Lil’ Wayne, Jay-Z and a whole lot more.

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Kings of Leon Spring Tour

Posted in kings of leon, live music by huckd on February 7, 2009

kolFresh off a rockin’ performance at Madison Square Garden, Kings of Leon are geering up for another tour, beginning with a stop in Boston. On February 11 they begin a month-long tour through Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

4/19 Boston, MA – Agganis Arena
4/21 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
4/22 Pittsburgh, PA – Palumbo
4/24 Fairfax, VA – Patriot Center
4/25 Philadelphia, PA – Spectrum
4/27 Norfolk, VA – Constant Convocation Center @ ODU
4/28 Raleigh, NC – Koka Booth Amphitheatre
4/30 Charlotte, NC – Bojangles’ Coliseum
5/4 St Augustine, FL – St Augustine Amphitheatre
5/5 Orlando, FL – UCF Arena
5/7 Miami, FL – Bank United
5/8 Tampa, FL – Sundome
5/10 Charleston, SC – North Charleston Coliseum
5/12 Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion
5/13 Cleveland, OH – Tower City
5/19 Phoenix, AZ – Mesa Amphitheatre
5/21 San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic

For ticket pre-sale dates visit here.