Watch 1,000 Musicians Cover Foo Fighters For Epic Hometown Concert Plea

If you want The Foo Fighters to play your town, you can't just ask them. They're rock and roll royalty, after all.

So, this group of 1,000 Italian musicians - yes, one thousand - came together to perform a cover of the Foo's "Learn To Fly", in hopes of bringing the band out to Cessna, Italy. Called the Rockin' 1000, as to be expected, the group is comprised of hundreds of guitarists, bassists, drummers, and singers.

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On July 26, 2015 1000 rockers played at the same time and in the same place "Learn to Fly"

Bob Weir And Mickey Hart Added to Lockn’: Core Four Grateful Dead Members Set to Appear

The Fare Thee Well tour of The Grateful Dead’s Core 4 members will not be the final goodbye for Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh and Billy Kurtzman. Lockn’ producers Phil Shapiro and Dave Frey announced Thursday that Weir and Hart have been added to the lineup for Lockn’ 2015, which will be from Sept. 10 to 13 at Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington.

The Dead’s Phil Lesh was an early announcement for a musical collaboration with music greats Carlos Santana and Warren Haynes, as well as a Phil Lesh & Friends set with Chris Robinson. Kreutzmann brings his latest collaboration, Billy & the Kids, to Lockn’s Sept. 10 lineup and lends his talents to the Jefferson Airplane tribute scheduled for Sept. 11.

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Beware! Music festival wrist bands has its health hazards

Did you know that music festival wristbands possess alarming levels of bacteria which can pose a deadly risk?

The problems arise because thousands of music lovers continue to wear the bands for months as a fashion item - with many flaunting up to five at a time.

Microbiology professor Alison Cottell found they had around 20 times more bacteria than clothes, reports

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Call Them Hippies, But the Grateful Dead Were Tech Pioneers

WHEN THE MUSICIANS once and forever known as the Grateful Dead take the stage in Chicago this weekend to cap a two-city, five-show 50th anniversary run, Deadheads the world over will have myriad ways to join the fun. As with any high-profile event these days, fans can tune in to pay-per-view streams and satellite radio feeds, watch theatrical simulcasts, or attend any number of viewing parties.

What sets the band’s “Fare Thee Well” gigs apart isn’t that these options are available, but that they exist in large part because of the Grateful Dead itself: The group and its associates pioneered rock concert broadcasts, making it a regular practice starting with a show at the Carousel Ballroom in 1968.

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