After putting out six albums in as many years, capped by 2010’s ‘Heaven is Whenever,’ then touring for over a year in support of that record, the Hold Steady needed to stop. Otherwise, says guitarist Tad Kubler, the group would have paid a steep price.
La Dispute Statement On Kevin Whittemore’s Departure
La Dispute announced at a hometown show last week that the band and guitarist Kevin Whittemore are parting ways with each other. The split was an amicable one that comes from Whittemore transitioning his passion from playing guitar on tour to building guitars at home. The band has released a statement that can be read below after the jump.
Sad to see Kevin leave, but stoked he’ll be in Michigan making guitars!
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Common Ground Music Festival, which is entering its 15th year, will take place July 8 — 13 at Lansing’s Adado Riverfront Park. Alternative rock band Brand New, country singer-songwriter Justin Moore and ’90s alternative rocker 311 are the currently announced headliners for Common Ground 2014, with more on the way….