Video: “These Aren’t the Droids” featuring Neko Case, Ellie Kemper and Kelly Hogan

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Jul 122014

Here’s a bit of musical humor for your weekend kick-off: “These Aren’t the Droids” featuring (among others) Neko Case, Ellie Kemper and Kelly Hogan. Watch it:

10th Anniversary Forecastle Festival Lineup Announced

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Feb 292012

All the music blogs in town have been all over this:
Forecastle Festival X Lineup:
My Morning Jacket
Girl Talk
Andrew Bird
Sleigh Bells
Neko Case
Flying Lotus
Beach House
The Head and the Heart
Stax! Soul Revue
Dr. Dog
Deer Tick
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires
Beats Antique
Real Estate
Justin Townes Earle
Washed Out
Walk The Moon
Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500
Wye Oak
Atlas Sound
Fruit Bats
Ben Sollee
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo
JEFF the Brotherhood
The Features
Mike Doughty
Zion I
Sleeper Agent
Floating Action
Wick-It The Instigator
James Vincent McMorrow
Wax Fang
Daniel Martin Moore
King’s Daughters & Sons
Cheyenne Marie Mize
The Ravenna Colt
Rachel Grimes
Nerves Junior
Scarlet Smile
Lydia Burrell

For tickets, go to

My Morning Jacket and Neko Case Cover “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around”

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Aug 232011

When you are monumentally big in the jamband/concert monster scene, apparently you can do whatever you want. So it was with Jim James and Neko Case when they covered the Dolly Parton/Kenny Rogers duet “Islands In The Stream” a while back. This time, it’s “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around,” Stevie Nicks’ 1981 collaboration with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Here’s a fan video:

More My Morning Jacket News

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May 122011

My Morning Jacket has released some additional tour dates for the summer, many with Neko Case opening, plus this official trailer for the upcoming “Unstaged” appearance: has a Premature Evaluation of Circuital.

Rolling Stone puts MMJ news in the top spot of their Latest News column today.

Here are the tour dates:
My Morning Jacket 2011 Tour Dates:

20 – Gulf Shores, Ala. @ Hangout Festival
31 – Louisville, Ky. @ Louisville Palace Theater

2-5 – Ozark, Ark. @ Wakarusa Festival
5 – Hunter Mountain, N.Y. @ Mountain Jam
9-12 – Manchester, Tenn. @ Bonnaroo Music Festival
16 – Milwaukee, Wisc. @ Riverside Theater
17 – Chicago, Ill. @ Auditorium Theatre
18 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Rock the Garden
22 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ Pantages Theatre
24 – Oakland, Calif. @ Fox Theater
26 – Seattle, Wash. @ Paramount Theatre
28 – Portland, Ore. @ Edgefield
29 – Vancouver, British Columbia @ Orpheum
30-July 3 – Quincy, Calif. @ High Sierra Festival

2 – Santa Barbara, Calif. @ Santa Barbara Bowl
11 – Toronto, Ontario @ Kool Haus
12 – Montreal, Quebec @ Metrpolis
16 – Suffolk, United Kingdom @ Latitude Festival
17 – London, United Kingdom @ Somerset House

2 – St. Louis, Mo. @ The Pageant
3 – Kansas City, Mo. @ Uptown Theater
4 – Morrison, Colo. @ Red Rocks
5-6 – Chicago, Ill. @ Lollapalooza
5-13 – Bangor, Maine @ KahBang Festival
7 – Indianapolis, Ind. @ White River State Park ^
8 – Columbus, Ohio @ LC Pavilion ^
10 – Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Stage AE ^
12 – Columbia, Md. @ Merriweather Post Pavilion ^
14 – Boston, Mass. @ Bank Of America Pavilion ^
16 – Rochester Hills, Mich. @ Meadow Brook ^
17 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Riverbend Music Center ^
20 – Alpharetta, Ga. @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater ^
21 – Charlotte, N.C. @ Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheater ^

^ = w/ Neko Case

May 11 Ink

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May 112011

On a busy Wednesday, a quick check: Le LEO has a Peter Berkowitz piece on Neko Case, who is playing Headliners on Monday. Ditto for Junip, playing Headliners on Saturday.

The C-J ran a J.L. Puckett story on Alice Cooper, who’ll be at Horseshoe Casino on Thursday. The Buzz (?) ran the story about Halfway to Forecastle that we reported on yesterday. As for the Speedy Courier, we’ll go find a copy and let you know.