Postcard From Cologne Revisited

As we look back on the release of Reveal 23 years ago this week, another milestone, the band’s free concert in Cologne, Germany, 🇩🇪 for an estimated 100,000 fans in the Roncalliplatz by the Kolner Dom, immediately came to mind. It was an incredible show broadcast live on MTVEurope, and we thought it would be … Continued

Mike Plays on Johnny Irion’s Album

Mike pictured here with Johnny Irion whose new album, Sleeping Soldiers of Love, features contributions from Mike along with Jeff Bridges & Pat Sansone of Wilco, among others. The first single, also titled “Sleeping Soldiers of Love” is out today. LP forthcoming on 8.9 via Blackwing. Check out the video for the new single here.

Peter to Play Nuggets 50th Anniversary May 17 in Gloucester, MA

50th Anniversary Nuggets show this Friday, May 17 at The Cut Live in Gloucester, MA with an all-star cast including Peter Buck and Lenny Kaye and Friends. Here are more details on the show from Lenny Kaye’s Instagram feed: • These Nuggets celebrations just keep on rollin’, not to mention rockin’. I was all set … Continued

Flashback to 1989: Green Tour Halts in Germany

Mother’s Day week, 1989…. a 35-year-old poster from this week in May of 1989– Green was the record, Germany was the run of shows listed here. The band was really starting to break in Europe…. Details from The R.E.M. Timeline on that eventful (or eventless) week in Germany 🇩🇪 below: 10 May 1989 – Circus … Continued

The Baseball Project to Tour in July

Baseball is back and that means that we can expect the Baseball Project to be back too! If you saw them on their last tour, you know how amazing those shows were. Here’s some scoop on what to expect: “How could we say ‘no’ when Summerfest Milwaukee came a-knockin’? That offer got us thinking that … Continued

Listen to Mike’s Interview with Braves Country

Check out Mike’s interview with the Braves Country Podcast crew as they talk music, baseball, golf, an upcoming special event for Mike’s foundation, and much more! LISTEN More from Braves Country: Braves Country Podcast Episode 108: Mike Mills of R.E.M. – who famously sang “Don’t Go Back to Rockville” – has come BACK to the … Continued

Listen to Peter’s Guest DJ Appearance at XRAY.FM

A Must: 🎧 to Peter’s in-studio appearance for a special 2-hour episode at which he “envisioned to be a taste of what it would be like to pile into his record room after the bar closes & the random pick of 45s from his collection.” Listen HERE.    

Michael Reads the Poignant Words of a Young Gazan

Michael has joined with other artists who are sharing the words of the Gazan people in collaboration with Voices for Gaza. Watch a clip of Michael reading. the words of Mohammed Al-Sharafi HERE.    

Mike Catches Up with NPR St. Louis on the Eve of R.E.M. Explored

Make sure you give Mike’s interview with St. Louis Public Radio a listen. He talks about tonight’s upcoming show with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Robert McDuffie at Stifel Theatre. Here’s a snippet from the interview: “Having the nerve to do this in the first place was something. I had to draw on whatever … Continued

Listen to Mike’s Interview on KMOX for R.E.M. Explored

🎻 🎸 🎺 This Friday night, April 5, Mike will join virtuoso violinist and good friend Robert McDuffie and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra for R.E.M. Explored—a concert featuring the music of R.E.M. at Stifel Theatre. Click below to listen to Mike’s recent conversation with hosts Chris and Amy on KMOX’s Chris & Amy Show—he … Continued

R.E.M. Explored in St. Louis on April 5

Mike will be joining the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra on Friday, April 5, for performances of his Concerto for Violin, Rock Band, and Orchestra with good friend and virtuoso violinist Robert McDuffie. In the first half of the concert, the orchestra will perform new arrangements of R.E.M.’s music. “R.E.M. Explored” promises to be a captivating … Continued

Quick Postcard from Milan

Fun time at Michael Stipe’s art show at the ICA Milano–excited to be here & witness the wonder! -Bertis

The No Ones To Headline Night One of Snow Station Vadsø 2024

A fresh update from Michèle Noach has just arrived from Vadsø, where the coolest, tiniest music festival high in the arctic, is running from March 14-16: “The first night of Snow Station Vadsø headlines with The No Ones, which features Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey (R.E.M., Filthy Friends, Minus 5, Young Fresh Fellows) as well … Continued

Mike & Peter to Play Snow Station Vadso in March

Mike, Peter and Scott to play Snow Station Vadsø next month. @snowstationvadso grew out of an artist residency that Michèle Noach was invited to in Arctic Norway, nine years ago. It started as a small group of musician friends joining her there for a fairly impromptu two nights of music, with some art on the … Continued