April 20th has long been considered a holiday for stoners, but the when and why as to how this specific date gained significance changes depending on who you talk to. Ryan Grim traces the origins of “420” for a timely Huffington Post article that includes quotes from Warren Haynes.
Here’s a look at what else is happening this afternoon…
- Billboard recaps the three days of Coachella 2009
- Bitter feuding mars the Jane’s Addiction reunion
- Chuck Mangione puts together a fundraiser for the victims of Flight 3407 including two members of his band
- NYCTaper shares his recording of an Of Montreal show
- Wendy and Lisa call Prince “a fancy lesbian” [via TDS]
- Spencer Tweedy, Jeff’s son, caught a Death Cab show
- Mandy Moore says Ryan Adams can audition for her band
- Kyle Hollingsworth blogs about the String Cheese reunion
- Poco to reunite with Timothy B. Schmit for Stagecoach fest
Finally, our friend and fellow blogger Rich Lieberman will be updating the official Mountain Jam Festival blog on a daily basis starting today. With only 38 days left until Mountain Jam 2009 kicks off at Hunter Mountain, Rich will keep us posted on news about the festival, behind the scenes activities and profiles on the artists set to perform on May 29 – 31.