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21 February 2012

Timbre Concerts and BackstageRider.com Present: Mike Doughty Live in Vancouver (+ Ticket Giveaway!)

BackstageRider.com and Timbre Concerts are co-presenting Mike Doughty live in Vancouver at the Media Club. He’ll be reading from his epic “The Book of Drugs”, playing songs and answering questions. Here’s why you need to be there, and how you can enter to win one of two pairs of tickets.

Post thumbnail of WEEZER CRUISE Diary Day 4: Sunday, Jan. 22: “THE END IS NIGH”
19 February 2012

WEEZER CRUISE Diary Day 4: Sunday, Jan. 22: “THE END IS NIGH”

And now, the end is near. And so we face, the final curtain (or day at sea), on the Weezer Cruise. Here’s the final part of our four-part epic adventure in which we sit down with Rivers Cuomo and say our fond farewells to friends.

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10 February 2012

WEEZER CRUISE Diary Day 3: Saturday, Jan. 21 “BACKSTREET’S BACK”

January 21st will go down in history as: Parasailing in Mexico, eating fajitas with Yuck, rocking out to Pinkerton and Weezer, and going deaf again to Dinosaur Jr, an 80s prom and Backstreet Boys with Lou Barlow. In other words, PERFECT.

Post thumbnail of WEEZER CRUISE Diary – Day 2, Friday, Jan. 20 – “NIGHT OF THE LIVING DRUNKS”
6 February 2012

WEEZER CRUISE Diary – Day 2, Friday, Jan. 20 – “NIGHT OF THE LIVING DRUNKS”

In which I check out The Knocks’ Flip Cup Tourney and Yacht Rock Revue, then get absolutely shitfaced drunk with Yuck and the Nervous Wreckords, continue that through the rest of the gigs including Sebadoh, then pass out naked in my bunk.

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4 February 2012

WEEZER CRUISE Diary – Day 1, Thursday Jan. 19 – “I’M ON A BOAT!!!”

Friend to the (indie rock) stars, the Backstage Rider set sail for Mexico aboard a big honking cruise ship with Weezer, Dinosaur Jr, Sebadoh, Yuck, Nervous Wreckords, and a ton more as part of the redonkulous Weezer Cruise. Here’s the start of my EPIC four-day diary series. Part 1, Thursday.

Post thumbnail of The Scoop on the NEW SEBADOH ALBUM
9 January 2012

The Scoop on the NEW SEBADOH ALBUM

Indie rock diehards are twigging on to something Lou Barlow mentioned in his January newsletter: that recording NEW material with Sebadoh (the first in 13 years) will be a “DEFINITE” this year.

Post thumbnail of On the Road with Dinosaur Jr and Henry Rollins: Part 2, Vancouver
4 January 2012

On the Road with Dinosaur Jr and Henry Rollins: Part 2, Vancouver

…in which our heroine finds herself travelling from Seattle to Vancouver on board the Dinosaur Jr tourbus and crying great tears of laughter as we cross the border. Also includes: Nardwuar, Devon from Beekeeper and ear plugs.

Post thumbnail of On the Road with Dinosaur Jr and Henry Rollins: Part 1, Seattle
3 January 2012

On the Road with Dinosaur Jr and Henry Rollins: Part 1, Seattle

I spent two days on the road in Seattle and Vancouver with Dinosaur Jr as they toured and played their 1988 classic “Bug” in its entirety, and were interviewed on stage by former Black Flag icon Henry Rollins. It was, in a word, EPIC. Read/see now. Here’s Part 1: Seattle

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11 November 2011

SEBADOH Wedding Proposal: With Help From the BackstageRider!

Helping to make dreams happen since November 10, 2011, I am The BackstageRider. Watch the cute video!

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