Click below to watch video footage of Peter and Scott accompanying Lonnie Holley during his set at Portland’s Hollywood Theater earlier this week. Watch Video Peter said, “Monday night, Scott and I, plus some new musical friends, backed up famous artist and singer, Lonnie Holley. We improvised, he preached. It was an intense … Continued
Peter and Scott were honored to perform in a sold out concert at Hollywood Theater in Portland with Lonnie Holley. Peter said, “Monday night Scott and I, plus some new musical friends backed up famous artist and singer Lonnie Holley. We improvised, he preached. It was an intense and beautiful evening. I hope this … Continued
“Our pal Mike Law just released his new record, and we love it!!!” – michael WILD ARROWS is the musical project of NYC artist Mike Law, and he’s just released a new record called “Loving the Void.” Check it out on all platforms including Spotify, Apple Music & Bandcamp
Relive the rich history of Georgia music like never before in A Night of Georgia Music, a concert film showcasing iconic Peach State songs from Otis Redding, Ray Charles, the Allman Brothers Band, R.E.M., Outkast, the B-52s, & Brook Benton. A Night of Georgia Music, airing on GPB July 4th at 7PM, features dynamic new … Continued
This past Friday, Peter and Portland’s Eyelids treated the crowd gathered at Mississippi Studios in Portland to rousing versions of “Radio Free Europe” and “Gardening At Night.” Chris from Eyelids shared this: “Having Peter on stage blew everyone’s minds since we didn’t tell them he was going to play those songs with us. ‘Radio Free … Continued
15 years ago today, Amnesty International released Instant Karma: The Campaign to Save Darfur featuring 23 covers of John Lennon songs by various artists (U2, Green Day, Snow Patrol, The Flaming Lips, et al.) including R.E.M.’s version of “#9 Dream” from Lennon’s 1974 LP, Walls and Bridges. The album and individual tracks are still … Continued
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has announced the world premiere of R.E.M. Explored. This symphonic event opens with selections from the band’s legendary playlist, newly reimagined for orchestra, and concludes with Mike performing his eponymous Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and Orchestra alongside Grammy-nominated violinist Robert McDuffie.
The Baseball Project (Peter, Mike, Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon, and Steve Wynn) have posted the following report about their recording session in Kernersville, NC at Mitch Easter’s Fidelitorium Studios: “It’s a wrap! 15 shiny new baseball songs in the can. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry…and you’ll tell us who to write about next! 🤘🏼⚾️🎸” Stay tuned … Continued
Visit the link below to listen to Michael’s interview with Bullseye’s Jesse Thorn as they discuss subjects ranging from Michael’s new music, punk rock’s influence, and a later R.E.M. song that’s among the songs Michael’s most proud of writing… (hint: it’s on Accelerate).
Peter and Mike have joined Scott McCaughey, Linda Pitmon, and Steve Wynn at Fidelitorium Recording studio in Kernersville, North Carolina where they’ve begun work on the next LP for The Baseball Project. The quintet is working with famed producer, Mitch Easter. Stay tuned for more updates and photos from the studio.
Earlier this week, on Monday, May 16th, Mike was presented with an honorary Doctorate of Humanities degree from Mercer University in Macon, GA (Mike’s hometown) at the university’s commencement ceremony. The degree was presented to Mike by President William Underwood after Mike and his good friend, Macon native, Bobby McDuffie, performed “Losing My Religion” for … Continued
Peter will be joining good friend Kevn Kinney of Drivin n’ Cryin at Al’s Den in Portland for three shows July 14-16. As the poster says, special guests are expected including some who have not been announced. Make sure you get your tickets early as these shows will sell out fast. Go HERE for more … Continued
Peter has three shows in the Pacific NW this weekend with Hector Tellez, Jr., Barrett Martin, and Dune Butler. If you’re in the area, catch one or all three shows! Friday’s (5.6) show is in Portland at Laurelthirst Pub… Saturday’s (5.7) at Jazzbones, Tacoma … and Sunday’s (5.8) at Madame Lou’s in Seattle. Ticket info: … Continued
This Friday, May 6, is the last day to purchase Michael’s track, “Future, If Future,” from Bandcamp in order to benefit Earth Percent’s initiative to fund climate solutions. You can stream the full track at Bandcamp now.. For every track sold, a minimum of £1.30 goes to EarthPercent’s grantmaking program to support organizations doing vital … Continued
Peter and good friend Kevn Kinney are hitting the road for a few dates this summer including a show at Madame Lou’s in Seattle on July 13. They will also be playing three shows in Portland from July 14-16 at Al’s Den as Kevn Kinney’s Travel and Magic Show. Tickets are available here for the … Continued