Daily Archives: March 20, 2011

Hanson and More Staged 12-Hour Gig for Japan Relief

AceShowbiz The telethon performance which featured the ‘Mmmbop’ trio, Michael Stipe and more bands has appealed for viewers to donate to the American Red Cross and help victims in Japan. Pop stars Hanson boosted relief efforts following Japan’s earthquake and tsunami disasters by staging a 12-hour telethon in Texas on Saturday, March 19. The “Mmmbop” trio teamed up… Read More »

Setlist: SXSW Antone’s March 19/20, 2011

Waiting For This Wheres The Love Thinking Bout Something Get Up and Go These Walls Carry You There Lost Without Each Other Hold On I’m Coming Crazy Beautiful Been There Before Minute Without You Go Penny & Me MMMBop Give a Little

Late Night Dispatches And Photos From SXSW 2011: Saturday

NPR Music The foursome of Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton, Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson rallied ’round the microphone one last time on Saturday night for the final edition of their late night dispatches from SXSW 2011. Hilton called Bright Eyes‘ two-hour performance at Auditorium Shores one of the top five shows he’s ever seen, and the man’s seen a lot… Read More »

Hanson – Hanson Stage Telethon For Japan

ContactMusic Pop stars Hanson boosted relief efforts following Japan’s earthquake and tsunami disasters by staging a 12-hour telethon in Texas on Saturday (19Mar11). The Mmmbop trio teamed up with organisers behind the South By Southwest festival in Austin for the telethon, which featured performances and appearances from acts including R.E.M. rocker Michael Stipe, The Boxer Rebellion, Bowling For… Read More »

SXSW 44: Livestream telethon for SXSW4JAPAN

Austin 360 Noon Saturday, a Livestream telethon went out live over the website for SXSW4Japan.org, the main South by South Southwest group raising funds for victims of the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan. Organized by the band of Tulsa-based Hanson brothers, the telethon immediately attracted huge names — Michael Stipe of REM (who recorded… Read More »