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Incoming: Reggae Fiesta, Latinx Festival, Long Beach’s First Annual Oktoberfest, AUDACY’S 8th Annual We Can Survive, Chain Fest, A Concert Tribute to Linda Ronstadt, Dark Karnival, Willie Nelson & Family, Lucinda Williams, Jason Bonham, X, Wilco, the Eagles, Erykah Badu, Duran Duran, Coldplay, Phish, Incubus, Candlebox, John Legend, Alejandro Fernández, Björk, Snoop Dogg, Jack White, Common, Questlove, System of a Down, Dead and Company, Bon Iver, Jamie Foxx, Brandi Carlile, Deerhoof, Phoebe Bridgers, Japanese Breakfast, J. Cole, Fantastic Negrito, Sleigh Bells, Kills Birds, Ramonda Hammer, Tinashe, Oingo Boingo Former Members, Rick Springfield, Debbie Gibson, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Martha Davis & the Motels, Ben Williams Band, Grant Lee Phillips, Hail the Sun, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Post Animal, Hot Flash Heat Wave, Together Pangea, Alexander 23, Rodrigo Amarante, Vinyl Williams, CAPYAC, Patrolled By Radar, Peanut Butter Wolf, J Rocc, Near Beer, Creature of Doom, Tolliver, Goon, the Entrance Band, Lael Neale, Starcrawler, Marc Maron, Reggie Watts, Margaret Cho, Fred Armisen, Hovvdy, John Coltrane, Nation of Language, Alec Benjamin, Niia, Emotional Oranges, Junaco, Ruby Haunt, Charlie Hickey, MUNA, Polartropica, Poppy, Golf Alpha Bravo, Jamael Dean and the Afronauts, Simone Istwa, the Gooms, the Mismiths

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The Roots’ drummer explains how the late Rolling Stone inspired him to play simple and steady, and how ‘Exile on Main St.’ inspired the Roots’ “The Seed” For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

We’re back with another AltPress Weekly. Each week, we highlight the things we want you to check out. We shout out new discoveries and longtime favorites, the best new, old and everything in between. We’ll also always keep you up to date with the latest coverage over at Alternative Press, along with the stories we […]

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Iconic hip hop artist Biz Markie passed away July 16 from complications due to Type 2 diabetes. He was 57. The Juice Crew legend was known for his unpretentious, at-times playful approach to music, along with his exceptional skills as a beatboxer. Markie helped popularize hip-hop during the genre’s ascent, transforming the whole music world […]

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“We will miss him. But he will be here forever,” Roots drummer writes of his late friend For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

We’re back with a fresh AltPress Weekly. Each week, we highlight the things we want you to check out. We shout out brand-new tracks and classic cuts, deep dives and smash hits. We’ll also bring you the scoop on the latest happenings at Alternative Press, along with the stories we keep coming back to. Many […]

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The Harlem Cultural Festival was a series of six free outdoor concerts held in New York’s Mount Morris Park between June 29 and August 24, 1969. Given that these dates overlapped with the Woodstock festival in upstate New York (Aug. 15-18), the Harlem Cultural Festival has sometimes been described as “Black Woodstock,” but the new documentary Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) — the directorial debut from Roots bandleader Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, which won this year’s Grand Jury Prize at Sundance — shows that it was much more than that.

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Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), Questlove’s documentary about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival (aka “Black Woodstock”), now has an official trailer, which debuted during the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday night. (Questlove was the official Oscars DJ.) The film premiered virtually at Sundance this year and won the US Grand Jury Prize in the documentary category.

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“Here we’ll look at the last 50 years of America through the prism of music, and the last 50 years of music through the prism of history,” Roots drummer says For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

pete davidson fallon instrument challenge

With a slew of acting credits ranging from the hilarious antics on Saturday Night Live to a serious reflection on life in The King Of Staten Island and the upcoming action-packed The Suicide Squad, it’s clear Pete Davidson is always up for a challenge. This still rings true outside of acting as the comedian hit […]

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