Latest Jim James Stories

2010-11-23 08:18:00

Jackie Evancho and Jim James Join Star Studded List of Performers Including Maroon 5, B.B. King and Sara Bareilles Ceremony to be Streamed Live at www.thenationaltree.org on December 9th at 5 p.m. ET and Broadcast Nationally on Public Television Throughout December WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation announced that hip-hop artist and actor Common will host the 2010 National Christmas Tree Lighting. In...

2008-09-09 18:00:19

Is there a rock band having a better year than My Morning Jacket? What fun it's been, these last few years, to watch the 10-year-old Kentucky band ascend the ranks of buzzed-about fan favorite to nationally adored concert powerhouse, delivering their Southern- rock-coated, Radiohead-meets-Neil Young-meets-Flaming Lips melange with increasingly more excitement. In 2008, they've outdone themselves seemingly month to month, with the highs including a three-hour, two-set affair at the Bonnaroo...

2008-08-23 21:00:15

By Thor Christensen The guys in My Morning Jacket live in Kentucky, play electric guitars and sport facial hair, all of which can add up to only one thing. They're Southern rockers, right? No dice. As the band proves on its fifth CD, "Evil Urges," it's more influenced by R&B and funk than by Lynyrd Skynyrd. "People assume we're a certain type of band based on how we look," says singer Jim James. "But we all have pretty diverse music collections, and we're always trying something...

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