10 Years Ago: R.E.M. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The band was among the list of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 10 years ago, March 12, 2007. A special moment occurred when Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam gave a speech leading up to the induction of the band as well as joining them on stage for “Man On The Moon.   … Continued

Press Release: SESAC Signs R.E.M. Song Catalog

(Nashville, Tenn.) – SESAC, the nation’s most progressive PRO and the only Music Rights Organization in the country, announces that it has signed for performing rights representation in the United States the entire catalog of R.E.M., the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame alternative rock band credited with pioneering the genre. The catalog includes the … Continued

Watch Mike & All-Star Cast Cover Classic Big Star Track

Rolling Stone Reports: In April 2016, an all-star band featuring R.E.M.‘s Mike Mills, Wilco‘s Jeff Tweedy and Pat Sansone, and many more gathered onstage at Glendale, California’s Alex Theatre to perform Big Star‘s classic Third/Sister Lovers in its entirety. Big Star’s Third Live: The Legacy Lingers A live album and concert film from that performance will … Continued

Bid on Limited Edition Soundwaves Print Signed by Mike

Limited edition @SoundwavesArt created from the audio recording of R.E.M’s “Losing My Religion.” Signed by Mike Mills to benefit the incredible @NotesforNotes. Available here: https://soundwavesartfoundation.com/…/r-e-m-losing-my-reli…/    

Weekend Flashback: Point Theatre Dublin, Feb. 26-27, 2005

We’re taking a quick look back at two shows which provided the basis for R.E.M. Live (2007 release)–the Point Theatre concerts in Dublin, Ireland, on February 26-27. Our good friends at the R.E.M. Timeline as usual have the setlists (below). Read up on the Live release here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R.E.M._Live   26 February 2005 – Point Theatre, … Continued

Find of the Week Returns!

Here’s a great photo of Michael at the Crocodile in Seattle from 2001 taken by the mega-talented David Belisle.

Find of the Week Returns!

Find of the Week: #TBT Showposter: R.E.M. at the Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN, 2004

An Inaugural Memory

Well here we are in the years— this was the story from 24 years ago, dateline Washington DC in a different time— the one and only appearance of Automatic Baby, Larry and Adam of U2 with Mike and Michael of R.E.M. A late-night idea, an afternoon run-through with borrowed guitars, making sure it was viable, … Continued

Minus 5/Alejandro Escovedo Photos

Thanks to Nancy Rankin Escovedo for sending us a few shots from the road (featured image is from Shaka’s Live in Virginia Beach, VA) Peter at City Winery in Atlanta…   Scott McCaughey on tour…   World Cafe Live in Philadelphia