June 13, 2009 - The crowds grew substantially for Day 2 of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on Friday (6/12.) Although scattered thunderstorms were in the forecast, the day, other than a five-minute evening shower, reportedly was rain-free.
March 24, 2009 - With the words "Welcome the great endurance test," Tom Gray and Gomez kicked off their set at Stubb's on Thursday night (3/19) to cheers and applause. Austin's SXSW festival and conference was a rip-roaring success again this year, made even better by near-perfect weather from start to finish.
March 2, 2009 - Millions may know of British rock act Gomez without even realizing it; several tracks from the group's 2006 album, "How We Operate," have enjoyed primetime placement on some of today's hottest television shows. A hybrid of upbeat pop and alt-rock, the determined quintet do things a bit differently than most bands: three of the members--Ian Ball, Ben Ottewell and Tom Gray--switch off contributing lead vocals on their albums. The group's latest effort on ATO Records, "A New Tide," will hit shelves March 28.