Postcard from the Ballpark

The Baseball Project’s west coast swing stopped in the Bay Area last night for a rocking show at Menlo Park’s fabulous Guild Theatre. The band was in their finest form I’ve seen this go’round, a great set for a spirited crowd, most of whom were decked out baseball-style (A’s over Giants) and many of whom sang along to every word of every song.

Up 25th Anniversary Reissue Coming November 10!

We’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of Up with an exciting collection of reissues! An expanded edition of the band’s bestselling 11th studio album, which features favorites like “Daysleeper,” “Lotus,” and “At My Most Beautiful,”

The Baseball Project Makes The New Yorker

“The Rock Stars Singing About Shohei Ohtani: In the greenroom with The Baseball Project, a supergroup that includes several former members of R.E.M. and makes music exclusively about the sport.” Check out the New Yorker’s feature on The Baseball Project!

Micky Dolenz of the Monkees Sings R.E.M.

Micky Dolenz sings R.E.M.! 4-Track EP, including covers of “Radio Free Europe,” “Shiny Happy People,” “Man On The Moon,” and “Leaving New York,” out Nov. 3rd. Produced by Christian Nesmith (son of Michael Nesmith). Michael says, “These songs are absolutely incredible,” said Michael. “Micky Dolenz covering R.E.M. Monkees style, I have died and gone to … Continued

Peter Records with Glitterfox

From Peter: “Here’s a photo featuring the band Glitterfox, Chris Funk of The Decemberists, and myself. I just played guitar on a couple of songs. It’s going to be a really cool record! Keep your eyes open!”

Michael’s New Track “Give Me A Hand” Available on Evovinyl for Earth Percent

Now shipping! @EarthPercent’s Evovinyl – featuring my track ‘Give Me A Hand’ wit Gaelynn Lea – is raising money for the world’s most impactful climate orgs. Launched on Earth Day this year these exclusive records include 16 talented artists – pressed on plant-based polymer and reusing offcuts from previous pressings to reduce even more waste. … Continued

End of Summer Sale!

Shop up to 25% storewide on R.E.M. merch, box sets, vinyl, CDs, and more now through Monday Sept 4th. More info here! 

Mike Chats with the 500 Podcast

Back in July, Mike joined Josh Meyers on the 500 Podcast to talk about Automatic For The People. Their conversation is now available for you to listen to wherever you get your podcasts. Check out this link for more information.

Michael Attends Elephant 6 Film Theatrical Opening at IFC

Michael was in attendance at the theatrical opening of the Elephant 6 Recording Co film at the IFC Center in NYC on Friday where he caught up with good friend Lance Bangs, the film’s producer. Michael had this to say about the documentary: “A super fun night out at the IFC with producer @lancebangs and @elephant6movie …it’s a … Continued

Baseball Project Photos from Ridgefield, CT

Thanks to Chris Sikich for providing us with these great photos of the Baseball Project at last night’s show in Ridgefield, CT at the Ridgefield Playhouse. Tomorrow night, the band will play World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.          

BBP Sing National Anthem in DC

Fans were treated to the Baseball Project singing the national anthem today before the Nationals – Red Sox game in DC. The band is in town for a show this evening at The Hamilton. Photo by Bertis

Photos from Last Night’s BBP Show in Atlanta

The Baseball Project gave an all-star performance at Terminal West in Atlanta last night to a packed house. They’ll follow that up with a show in Athens at the 40 Watt tonight. Here are a few photos from the Atlanta show (thanks to Chris Hartsonge for providing).  

Baseball Project Tour Opens in Birmingham Tonight

A few photos from yesterday’s rehearsals in Athens. The @baseballproject US tour opens in Birmingham at Saturn tonight. Hope to see you there! Visit for all tour dates… 📸 d bell