Posts tagged as jeff tweedy

Yo La Tengo, The Decemberists, and More Are Doing 'Parks and Recreation's Rock Concert Season Finale

Parks and Recreation is doing a big rock concert episode for its April 24th season finale, and a lot of big names are slated to show up.  Co-creator/showrunner Mike Schur tells The A.V. Club that in addition to previously-announced musical guests like Jeff Tweedy and The Decemberists, the finale will also feature appearances from Yo La Tengo, Ginuwine, and Letters to Cleo. Best of all, Yo La Tengo will be playing a Night Ranger cover band called Bobby Knight Ranger. Here's Schur explaining more:

"It was really crazy. We basically threw a rock concert, with a giant stage and a thousand extras … [Yo La Tengo] showed up, [...]

Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear Lineup Leaked; The Roots, Jeff Tweedy and Sheryl Crow Performing

Apparently, the National Parks Department let the permit for the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear leak out, giving a preliminary schedule of events as well as a few of the big names already on board. Here's what the lineup may look like: # 10:00 a.m.: The pre-pre-show begins with videos and music on the jumbotron to keep the gathering crowd friendly and entertained. # Noon: The pre-show starts with a performance from The Roots. # 12:40: A comedian (to be determined) warms up the audience. # 12:57: A video countdown with a show introduction. # 1:00: The show kicks off with the national anthem by a musical [...]