Look who's singing with Neil F'ing Young!

October 25th, 2012 by Rami

Look over Neil's right shoulder, why, it's our own Maggie Bjorklund performing at the The Bridge School Benefit last weekend.

She was up there with a bunch of people we've never heard of, like The Flaming Lips, Crazy Horse, Lucinda Williams, Steve Martin, kd lang and others.

Organized by musician Neil Young and his wife, Pegi, the Bridge School Benefit Concert...Read more

We're Having a Birthday Party and You're Invited!

August 3rd, 2012 by Rami

Barely BS

In late July, Bloodshot turned 18!! In that hazy, crazy summer of '94, we put out a little compilation to alleviate our boredom (Angry Birds hadn't been invented yet...I know...it was like the Stone Age) and try and get into to shows for free. It features the first widely available recordings of...Read more


May 18th, 2012 by Rami

If you're in the DC area, c'mon out to a staged reading of a new play featuring the music of Jon Langford

Nero/Pseudo is a mash up of ancient Rome and glam rock that features music by punk/alternative country legend Jon Langford (Mekons, Waco Brothers) and acclaimed songwriter/guitarist Jim Elkington (Jon Langford's Skull Orchard,The Zincs,...Read more

Ben Weaver vs Anthony Bourdain

August 27th, 2010 by Rami

Down here in the BS dungeon, the one thing we probably love just as music around here is food (we also consider beer a food, by the way). Our resident neo-folkie, Ben Weaver, entered an essay challenge to be included in Anthony Bourdain's book, "Medium Raw."

Feel free to read and vote for his essay "Kitchen Bestiary" HERE.

Check...Read more

Exene Live at Amoeba

July 27th, 2010 by Rami

This past spring, Exene Cervenka did a nifty tour of record shops up the West Coast.

It allowed her to play in the afternoon and really connect to her fans in a casual, FREE environment.

Amoeba Records in CA recently posted video of her performance there. Check it out HERE.Read more

Andre Williams appearing at Concert of Colors

July 12th, 2010 by Rami

Andre comes home to Detroit as part of the Don Was Detroit All-Star Revue and will perform "Bacon Fat."

Here's the skinny, and check out that powerhouse line up!

Detroit's native son, multiple Grammy winner and co-founder of Was (Not Was), Don Was, is your master of ceremonies for a series of performances by classic and contemporary Detroit acts. Was is a...Read more

Bloodshot Swag at Pitchfork

July 12th, 2010 by Rami

Chicago=Festival Central!

If you find yourself wandering around between bands at the Pitchfork festival this weekend, stop by the CHIRP Record Fair. Bloodshot has a table of wares that'll be much cooler than all the weirdo energy drinks and henna tattoos and whatnot usually being offered.

We'll have music and merch--stuff you may even NEED to combat the likelihood of...Read more

Exene Cervenka appearing at Lincoln Center in NYC

June 28th, 2010 by Rami

Spirit in the Dark
Monday, July 12 at 8:00

Featuring Yo La Tengo, Yim Yames of My Morning Jacket, Lambchop, Marshall Allen and the Sun Ra Horns, and Exene Cervenka with headliners the Blind Boys of Alabama

That's some serious star power.

The Blind Boys invite a variety of artists from rock's most cutting edges to bring their lyrical expressions of...Read more


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