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Talking Heads Stories

David Byrne Reveals New Album Out Next Year, Collaborations With Brian Eno And Oneohtrix Point Never, Tour Plans

David Byrne recently participated in a Reddit AMA, or Ask Me Anything, and his answers to fans questions revealed the Talking Heads singers upcoming plans.Bynre told fans that his next album would be out early next year, and that Brian [Eno] helped me a LOT on the record.Im making tour plans (and a...

Watch David Byrne And Angélique Kidjo Perform "Once In A Lifetime"

Photo: @bighasslekenBeninese singer Anglique Kidjo performed Talking Heads 1980 record Remain In Light in full at New York Citys Carnegie Hall last night, and was joined by a special guest.David Byrne joined the singer on stage to contribute vocals to Once In A Lifetime, and video has surfaced of the performance.After a false...

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Springsteen, Stones And More At Boston Benefit

Last Saturday, Eddie Vedder performed at Bostons Paradise Rock Club as part of the annual Hot Stove Cool Music benefit concert, created by Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein.For the show, Vedder was backed by members of Letters To Cleo, Buffalo Tom, and Belly, as well as baseball reporter Peter Gammons.Per usual, Vedder busted...

Photos / Setlists | Pink Talking Fish & Crosseyed & Phishless @ Park West 3/11/17

By: Tara Gracer PhotographyPink Talking Fish are exactly as advertised. and sometimes a little more.As implied by their name, the band delivered a roller coaster mix of Pink Floyd, Talking Heads and Phish covers over two big sets in Chicago on Saturday night.Tara Gracer was on hand to capture all the action from...

Recap | Start Making Sense @ Martyrs'

By: Jesse McMahan - @JesseMixManThere's been a littlehole in Chicago left when This Must Be The Bandcalled it quits.Luckily, one of their old stomping grounds, Martyrs', played host to Start Making Sense and the warm feelings came rushing back.I walked into the venue just asStart Making Sense had taken the stage --immediately the...

Preview | Start Making Sense @ Martyrs' 4/16/16

Once upon a time, Chicago had it's very own Talking Heads tribute band that it exported to venues across the country.Sadly, This Must Be The Band is no more but, hey, we can import talent to fill that hole they left. Bethlehem, PA's Start Making Sense will play Martyrs' on Saturday, April 16th, andare...

Photos: This Must Be The Band @ Abbey Pub 4/19/20

This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of Stop Making Sense, easily one of the greatest concert films in history. To celebrate, Chicago Talking Heads Tribute band This Must Be The Band are recreating the film as a live stage act at the Pageant in St. Louis tonight. As a bit of warm-up, and a treat...

This Must Be The Band Get Horny At Double Door 1/31/13 [Video]

This Must Be The Band provides a first class Talking Heads experience -- they even go beyond, tapping into TH solo projects and other themes for certain shows. For something really special, you gotta catch them with a horn section, something they wrangled for two shows at the Double Door last weekend.Most shows at...

News Bites: UM Bowl Prep, Jamband Reality Show, Dave Schools On A Plane, More...

News Bites for April 16. 2012Looking to prep for UM Bowl? Here are some snippets of the Jimmy Stewarts on the ballot for the Raw Stewage quarterIt can use some snappier editing, but I found myself pretty intrigued by this television pilot featuring noted festival photographer Rex ThomsonWould you like to sit next to Dave Schools...

Win Tickets To See Terrapin Flyer with Mark Karan & Melvin Seals + This Must Be The Band on March 2nd at The Abbey

Grateful Dead and Talking Heads on the same bill? It never happened when these bands were together, but Chicagoans get a chance to see some of the foremost re-creators of this music on the same stage -- Friday March 2nd at The Abbey. This Must Be The Band plays a two hour set starting at 9...