The White Stripes

Third Man Thursday: Jack White Live in Paris 2012

Third Man Thursday: Jack White Live in Paris 2012

Jack White LISTEN NOW: L’Olympia Bruno Coquatrix, Paris, France – July 2nd, 2012 By Ben Blackwell With his trusty all-male backing band the Buzzards, Jack White’s July 2012 solo debut in Paris is chock full of reimagined White Stripes/Raconteurs/Dead Weather favorites sprinkled amongst gems from the just-released Blunderbuss. Throw in choice covers of songs originally by … Continue reading "Third Man Thursday: Jack White Live in Paris 2012"

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The White Stripes LIVE at Crocodile Cafe, 7/11/2001

The White Stripes LIVE at Crocodile Cafe, 7/11/2001

The White Stripes LISTEN NOW: Crocodile Cafe, Seattle, WA – July 11th,2001 By Ben Blackwell I would love to regale you with the exact feeling of the room when the White Stripes rocked the Crocodile Club in July 2001. But I can’t…because I wasn’t allowed into the show. Nevermind that I was travelling with the … Continue reading "The White Stripes LIVE at Crocodile Cafe, 7/11/2001"

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The White Stripes Live in Toledo, 2001

The White Stripes Live in Toledo, 2001

The White Stripes LISTEN NOW: The Bottle Rocket, Toledo, OH – April 20th,2001 By Ben Blackwell What’s so wrong with being sent to Toledo anyway? The White Stripes performance at the Bottle Rocket in 2001 (their fourth and final performance in Glass City) highlights the first recorded performance of “I Think I Smell A Rat.” The Sisyphean … Continue reading "The White Stripes Live in Toledo, 2001"

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The White Stripes Live at The Magic Stick, 2001

The White Stripes Live at The Magic Stick, 2001

The White Stripes LISTEN NOW: The Magic Stick, Detroit, MI – March 31st,2001 By Ben Blackwell Hometown shows are, oftentimes, a mess. The guest list is a clusterfuck, some weirdo from high school you haven’t seen in a decade monopolizes your time, dinner springs upon you like an unwieldy beast that you’ve never had to … Continue reading "The White Stripes Live at The Magic Stick, 2001"

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Now Streaming: The White Stripes: Live in San Francisco, 2001

Now Streaming: The White Stripes: Live in San Francisco, 2001

The White Stripes LISTEN NOW: Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA – July 15th, 2001 By Ben Blackwell The West Coast run in July of 2001 was arguably the most exhilarating span of tour dates I ever had the pleasure of accompanying the White Stripes on. All the shows were sold out, each night … Continue reading "Now Streaming: The White Stripes: Live in San Francisco, 2001"

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The White Stripes Live At Vera Club

The White Stripes Live At Vera Club

The White Stripes LISTEN NOW: Vera Club, Groningen, Netherlands – November 23rd, 2001 By Ben Blackwell To jump-start the year-long celebration of the 20th anniversary of the White Stripes third album White Blood Cells it felt appropriate to dust off a solid recording from 2001. Recorded at the legendary club Vera in Groningen, Netherlands, the White Stripes … Continue reading "The White Stripes Live At Vera Club"

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The White Stripes Under The Amazonian Lights

The White Stripes Under The Amazonian Lights

The White Stripes LISTEN NOW: Teatro Amazonas Opera House, Manaus, Brazil – June 1st, 2005 By Ben Blackwell Described by the local press as “deliciously irresponsible” and the first rock concert ever at the grand Teatro Amazonas Opera House, the performance of June 1st, 2005 was simply incomparable. Featuring a devastating cover of Bob Dylan’s … Continue reading "The White Stripes Under The Amazonian Lights"

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