Here are some updates about some of the bands that performed free concerts this past Summer.
Grizzly Bear’s bus crashes on European tour cancel Milan show
Pitchforl reports Grizzly Bears bus crashed after the Munich show on their way to play in Milan. There were not any injuries. The crash caused the band to cancel the Milan show. Grizzly Bear is back in action with a new bus and trailer and the European tour will continue.
The XX down to three
The XX guitarist Baria Qureshi left the band due to exhaustion according to The Quietus. For now the band will performing as a three piece for their upcoming gigs.
Solange Knowles covers The Dirty Projectors “Stillness is the Move”
The strong R&B sound of The Dirty Projectors “Stillness is the Move” has made waves in the Jay-Z camp and has been covered by Solange Knowles. Pitchfork has the premiere of the song.
Andrew W.K. and Chilly Gonzales battle it out on the piano
Andrew W.K. and Chilly Gonzales had a piano showdown at Joe’s Pub in NYC on September 25. Chilly Gonzales was victorious.