Search Results for: david byrne

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch “Always Be You,” David Byrne’s Lively New Collaboration with Australian Singer Montaigne
February 24, 2022
Watch “Always Be You,” David Byrne’s Lively New Collaboration with Australian Singer Montaigne

Montaigne, an Australian-based singer/songwriter, has long considered David Byrne among her personal favorites, both from his legacy with the Talking Heads to his trailblazing solo career — so when she...

Rock Cellar Magazine | What to Watch This Weekend 2/12-2/14: Michael McDonald, ‘Food for Love’ ft. David Byrne, Bob Weir & Wolf Bros., Jimmy Eat World, ‘Bleeding Audio’ at Slamdance 2021
February 12, 2021
What to Watch This Weekend 2/12-2/14: Michael McDonald, ‘Food for Love’ ft. David Byrne, Bob Weir & Wolf Bros., Jimmy Eat World, ‘Bleeding Audio’ at Slamdance 2021

This weekend, Feb. 12-14, brings with it a handful of especially notable streaming concert events — some of them live, some pre-recorded, and one an intriguing new documentary about one...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2/13: Food for Love Virtual Benefit Concert, ft. David Byrne, Jackson Browne, Nathaniel Rateliff, the Chicks, Kurt Vile and More
February 10, 2021
2/13: Food for Love Virtual Benefit Concert, ft. David Byrne, Jackson Browne, Nathaniel Rateliff, the Chicks, Kurt Vile and More

This coming Saturday, Feb. 13, a number of musical acts will participate in Food for Love, a virtual benefit concert with the stated goal of raising money to help the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch the New Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO Max 10/17
September 23, 2020
Watch the New Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO Max 10/17

David Byrne’s American Utopia is the film version of the Broadway play from Talking Heads mastermind David Byrne. Directed by Spike Lee, the film will premiere on HBO and HBO...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch a Teaser Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO/HBO Max 10/17
August 24, 2020
Watch a Teaser Trailer for ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia,’ Directed by Spike Lee — Premiering on HBO/HBO Max 10/17

Anybody who witnessed the live concert experience that David Byrne put together in 2018 knows how magical an evening it was — and the Talking Heads icon’s groundbreaking live presentation was turned into a hit Broadway...

Rock Cellar Magazine | A Spike Lee-Directed Concert Film of David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Hitting HBO This Year
June 17, 2020
A Spike Lee-Directed Concert Film of David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Hitting HBO This Year

Anybody who witnessed the live concert experience that David Byrne put together in 2018 knows how magical an evening it was — and the Talking Heads icon’s groundbreaking live presentation was turned into...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch David Byrne Bring His Unbelievable ‘American Utopia’ Performance to ‘SNL’
March 2, 2020
Watch David Byrne Bring His Unbelievable ‘American Utopia’ Performance to ‘SNL’

David Byrne returned to the Saturday Night Live stage this past weekend for his first appearance on the program since Talking Heads played in 1989 — but anybody who’s paid...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Extends Run with New Dates in 2021
February 17, 2020
David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show Extends Run with New Dates in 2021

Anybody who witnessed the live concert experience that David Byrne put together in 2018 knows how magical an evening it was. Far from your typical “concert,” Byrne‘s innovative, highly choreographed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Byrne Brought His Immersive and Rule-Breaking ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show to ‘Fallon’ to Perform ‘Road to Nowhere’
November 20, 2019
David Byrne Brought His Immersive and Rule-Breaking ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Show to ‘Fallon’ to Perform ‘Road to Nowhere’

When the fiercely and unceasingly original David Byrne announced he was taking his American Utopia live show to Broadway for a special limited-engagement run, it was especially intriguing. This was...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Byrne + the Brooklyn Youth Chorus Performed ‘One Fine Day’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ — Watch
October 23, 2019
David Byrne + the Brooklyn Youth Chorus Performed ‘One Fine Day’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ — Watch

Longtime Talking Heads front man/figurehead David Byrne embarked on an incredible tour last summer titled American Utopia, after his 2018 solo album. The innovative live performance was so special to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Byrne Hopes to Solve the World’s Most Pressing Problems with His New Online Magazine, ‘Reasons To Be Cheerful’
August 26, 2019
David Byrne Hopes to Solve the World’s Most Pressing Problems with His New Online Magazine, ‘Reasons To Be Cheerful’

David Byrne has been more than a “musician.” For years as the Talking Heads‘ focal point and dynamic lead vocalist, he and his band pushed the envelope of what a...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Do Yourself a Favor and Catch David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Show on Broadway This Fall
May 20, 2019
Do Yourself a Favor and Catch David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ Show on Broadway This Fall

Late last week, it was announced that David Byrne is taking his American Utopia live show to Broadway for a limited-engagement run at the Hudson Theatre in New York City,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | David Byrne, Trent Reznor, Harry Styles Among Those to Present Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions
March 13, 2019
David Byrne, Trent Reznor, Harry Styles Among Those to Present Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions

The 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class will be inducted on March 29 in a lavish ceremony at the Barclays Center in New York. It’ll be a great...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch Kermit the Frog Imitate David Byrne in Great 'Once in a Lifetime' Clip from 1996
July 7, 2016
Watch Kermit the Frog Imitate David Byrne in Great 'Once in a Lifetime' Clip from 1996

Back on July 7, 1996 – so today’s date, 20 years ago – the ABC show Muppets Tonight aired something that just begged for a share this week. (Thanks to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The New David Bowie Box Set ‘Conversation Piece’ Features a New Mix of the ‘Space Oddity’ Album
September 5, 2019
The New David Bowie Box Set ‘Conversation Piece’ Features a New Mix of the ‘Space Oddity’ Album

It can seem overwhelming to be a dedicated collector of music box sets — and a rather expensive hobby, frankly — but it’s a hobby tons of music fans have....

Rock Cellar Magazine | 'Celebrating David Bowie' Charity Concerts Set for January 2017 in LA, NYC, Sydney, London, Tokyo
December 7, 2016
'Celebrating David Bowie' Charity Concerts Set for January 2017 in LA, NYC, Sydney, London, Tokyo

David Bowie‘s passing feels like it happened just a few weeks ago, but in actuality it’s nearly been an entire year since he succumbed to cancer at age 69. As...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Watch: Phoebe Bridgers Returns the Favor, Covers “Milk” at The 1975’s Incredible Concert in Los Angeles
November 29, 2022
Watch: Phoebe Bridgers Returns the Favor, Covers “Milk” at The 1975’s Incredible Concert in Los Angeles

On Monday night, English indie/pop band The 1975 brought its breathtaking At Their Very Best tour to the Kia Forum in Los Angeles, packing the sold-out venue with screaming fans...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Remain in Light’ Tour: Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison, Adrian Belew Announce 19-Date Trek for 2023
November 1, 2022
‘Remain in Light’ Tour: Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison, Adrian Belew Announce 19-Date Trek for 2023

In early 2023, Talking Heads‘ Jerry Harrison and heralded touring member Adrian Belew will hit the road for a 19-date tour celebrating the legendary band’s 1980 album, Remain in Light....

Rock Cellar Magazine | Lynn Goldsmith Q&A: Back to the Future Shock with Images of ‘Music in the ’80s’ (New Book Out Now)
October 3, 2022
Lynn Goldsmith Q&A: Back to the Future Shock with Images of ‘Music in the ’80s’ (New Book Out Now)

MTV originated in the 1980s, making musicians more image conscious than ever, and shooting on assignment for Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, People, Elle, Interview, Life, Newsweek, Time, The New Yorker,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Talking Heads Celebrate 45 Years of Debut LP ‘Talking Heads ’77’ with New Site/Instagram/YouTube & More
September 19, 2022
Talking Heads Celebrate 45 Years of Debut LP ‘Talking Heads ’77’ with New Site/Instagram/YouTube & More

Originally released in April of 1977, Talking Heads: 77 announced the arrival of the groundbreaking musical group, the one that firmly put David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, and Tina...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Happy Birthday, Yoko Ono: ‘Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono’ Tribute Album from Ben Gibbard Out Now
February 18, 2022
Happy Birthday, Yoko Ono: ‘Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono’ Tribute Album from Ben Gibbard Out Now

Today, Feb. 18, Yoko Ono celebrates her 89th birthday — and a host of musical acts joined forces to celebrate her with a new tribute album. Conceived and curated by...

Rock Cellar Magazine | ‘Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono’ Coming 2/18; Hear Japanese Breakfast Cover “Nobody Sees Me Like You”
January 26, 2022
‘Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono’ Coming 2/18; Hear Japanese Breakfast Cover “Nobody Sees Me Like You”

On Feb. 18, a tribute album titled Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono will be released. Conceived and curated by Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie, the project features...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Ohio Nightclub Where Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell Was Killed in 2004 Has Been Demolished (Video)
December 8, 2021
The Ohio Nightclub Where Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell Was Killed in 2004 Has Been Demolished (Video)

The night of Dec. 8, 2004, was a tragic one for the hard rock/heavy metal community, as it was the night that iconic guitarist Dimebag Darrell was shot and killed...

Rock Cellar Magazine | 2022 Grammy Nominations Announced
November 23, 2021
2022 Grammy Nominations Announced

On Tuesday, the official list of nominations for the 64th Grammy Awards were announced via a live stream. An interesting note from Variety explained a key change instilled for this...

Rock Cellar Magazine | New Music Out This Week 8/14: The Doors’ Robby Krieger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Whitney, Fantastic Negrito, Bruce Hornsby and Biffy Clyro (Listen)
August 14, 2020
New Music Out This Week 8/14: The Doors’ Robby Krieger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Whitney, Fantastic Negrito, Bruce Hornsby and Biffy Clyro (Listen)

Today, Friday, Aug. 14 brought with it a number of notable new music releases from acts all across the wide spectrum of music. Below is our curated list of Rock...

Rock Cellar Magazine | #SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown
June 19, 2020
#SaveOurStages: 600 Artists, Including Robert Plant, Dave Grohl, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Joni Mitchell and More, Sign Letter Asking Congress to Help Indie Venues Survive COVID-19 Shutdown

It’s time to #SaveOurStages. Among the many devastating hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few months is the chaos thrown into the live music world — and,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Pearl Jam Throws Another Curveball with Funky New Song ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ — Listen
January 22, 2020
Pearl Jam Throws Another Curveball with Funky New Song ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’ — Listen

Pearl Jam didn’t get to where it is today by doing what’s expected. After the monumental success of 1991’s Ten, the band went its own way on the track to...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Sorry, Talking Heads Are Not Reuniting, Despite the Band’s Mysterious New Instagram Account
December 12, 2019
Sorry, Talking Heads Are Not Reuniting, Despite the Band’s Mysterious New Instagram Account

Earlier this week, an official, new Instagram account for Talking Heads turned up — and minds began racing. Would they … could they … were they finally going to be...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Name Of This Band is Talking Heads, and an Official Band Instagram Account Was Launched — But Why?
December 10, 2019
The Name Of This Band is Talking Heads, and an Official Band Instagram Account Was Launched — But Why?

The name of this band is Talking Heads, and the entity fronted for years by David Byrne now lives on Instagram. On Tuesday, eagle-eyed internet sleuths detected the emergence of...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Don’t Forget: The 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Airs on HBO Saturday 4/27
April 25, 2019
Don’t Forget: The 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Airs on HBO Saturday 4/27

On March 29, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed a new batch of legacy acts into its community with a lavish ceremony at the Barclays Center in New...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Preview HBO’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast with Some Behind-The-Scenes Footage of Def Leppard
April 8, 2019
Preview HBO’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast with Some Behind-The-Scenes Footage of Def Leppard

On April 27, HBO will premiere its official Rock and Roll Hall of Fame broadcast capturing the big day on March 29, which was shared with 2019 inductees Stevie Nicks,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | The Visual Art of 7 More Musicians – Part 3
November 14, 2011
The Visual Art of 7 More Musicians – Part 3

Is it in their DNA? Possibly a “creative genius” gene that science has yet to discover? Or is it an otherwordly gift – one that is physically untraceable? Perhaps it’s...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors
September 13, 2021
Top 11 Novelty Songs by Actors

Disclaimer: “Top” may be a misnomer for some of these thespian tunes, our Top 11 Best, Worst, and Most Infamous Songs By Actors. “Look, let’s start from the beginning. First,...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Thank You, Kermit the Frog, for the Calming, Lovely Banjo Performance of ‘Rainbow Connection’ in Isolation
April 30, 2020
Thank You, Kermit the Frog, for the Calming, Lovely Banjo Performance of ‘Rainbow Connection’ in Isolation

Kermit the Frog wants to help. He knows we’re all anxious and caught up in everything right now as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, searching for calm amid the...

Rock Cellar Magazine | BottleRock Napa Valley 2020: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Stevie Nicks Top Stacked Lineup (Details)
January 6, 2020
BottleRock Napa Valley 2020: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Stevie Nicks Top Stacked Lineup (Details)

BottleRock Napa Valley unveiled its 2020 lineup and plans on Monday, and the festival boasts a deep array of acts spanning genres, generations and styles. https://www.instagram.com/p/B6—JSlCzJ/ Set for Memorial Day...

Rock Cellar Magazine | Music With Your Eyes: A Chat with Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn
July 12, 2013
Music With Your Eyes: A Chat with Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn

In August of 1981, a new revolution took over the airwaves: music cable channel MTV.Music television? Ridiculed and pilloried by the press and rampant naysayers, MTV seemed doomed to fail...