Posted by Site on March 29th, 2011
We recorded a session at The Horseshack in Rock Island, IL for Daytrotter that has now been posted online. Visit their site to listen to new recordings of songs from Eureka, as well as a cover of Del Shannon’s ‘Runaway’.
Posted by Site on March 29th, 2011
These photos were taken on our last German tour. Sorry for the delay in posting…I’ve been really busy riding my bicycle. Enjoy!
Posted by Site on March 28th, 2011
Taylor Locke hosts a James Gang listening party.
Posted by Site on March 20th, 2011
On Thursday, March 24 at 8PM, San Francisco musicians Paul Myers and Scott Miller come to Los Angeles to celebrate the publication of Miller’s book Music: What Happened? and Myers’s A Wizard A True Star: Todd Rundgren In The Studio. Hosted by Dave Foley (Kids In The Hall, Newsradio).
Scott Miller is launching Music: What Happened?, a song-by-song critical essay and paean to some of his favorite songs from the last 53 years of popular music. Scott will tell stories and read selections as well as perform choice songs from his work.
Paul Myers has just released A Wizard A True Star: Todd Rundgren In The Studio, which chronicles the entire production career of Todd Rundgren, with new interviews from the man himself and every one of his celebrated clients from Patti Smith, Badfinger and the New York Dolls to XTC and Meat Loaf. Invited musical artists will sing a selection of Rundgren songs in tribute.
Additionally, Miller and Myers will be joined by SF musician John Moremen, and an ace cast of L.A. musical guests including DJ Bonebrake (X), and a rotating backing unit lead by Taylor Locke (The Roughs, Rooney), and featuring Ned Brower (Rooney, Solo Artist), Louie Stephens (Rooney, Producer/Engineer), Chris Price (The Roughs, Price), Brandon Schwartzel (The Roughs, Rooney, FIDLAR), The Chapin Sisters, Mike Viola (Candy Butchers), soundtrack composer Lyle Workman, The Chapin Sisters, and Largo regulars Jon Brion and Aimee Mann.
Largo At The Coronet is located at 366 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Tickets are available online here.
Posted by Site on March 14th, 2011
Rooney will be playing at SXSW on March 16 at Barbarella Patio. Several of the band members will be showcasing side projects throughout SXSW as well. Check out the full schedule below.
*All times are CST and all shows are in Austin, TX*
The Chapin Sisters w/ Louie Stephens
3/15 Video Ranch 3D – 6PM / Will air on Video Ranch 3D
Swollen Circus – between 10 and 10:30PM / ND at 501 Studios, 501 I-35
3/16 Eventbrite Party @ The Empire Auto – 1PM / 604 East 7th Street, Indoor Stage
3/17 Rusty Spurs – 12:30PM (Texas Tornado Showcase) / 405 East 7th Street
Hilton Austin – 7PM / 500 East 4th Street
3/18 St. David’s Historic Sanctuary – 9PM / 304 East 7th Street
3/19 Cactus Cafe Day Party – 11AM / 2247 Guadalupe Street
KXSC & KRVX Day Party – 4:15PM / Domy Books, 913 East Cesar Chavez
Taylor Locke & The Roughs
3/17 Bayou Lounge – 11:30PM / 500 East 6th Street
3/18 Red Eyed Fly (Texas Tornado Showcase) / 715 Red River Street
3/19 Private Party – 11PM / RSVP to email@example.com for details.
FIDLAR w/ Brandon Schwartzel
3/16 The Parish – 9PM / 214C East 6th Street
3/17 Doc’s Bar and Grill – 5PM / 1123 South Congress Avenue
3/18 Malverde – 12PM / 400-B West 2nd Street
Posted by Site on March 12th, 2011
We are excited to announce that we will be returning to Germany again in May! The dates are as follows:
05/16/11 Nürnberg – Hirsch
05/17/11 Saarbrücken – Garage Club
05/18/11 Essen – Zeche Carl
05/19/11 Bremen – Tower
05/20/11 Hannover – Musikzentrum
05/21/11 Heidelberg – Karlstorbahnof
We will also be playing a show in Luxembourg:
05/22/11 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg – Rockhal
Tickets for all shows are now on sale through Artist Ticket.
Posted by Site on March 5th, 2011
We are again offering special ticket packages to bring you lower ticket prices with great bonuses. If you buy your tickets through Rooney Tix, you can buy a ticket on its own, or buy the ‘Eureka Package’, which includes a signed copy of Eureka.
We will also be performing at SXSW on March 16. Visit out the Tour Dates page for all the dates and information.
Posted by Site on March 3rd, 2011
We have added some great new photos from Eric Bailey Photography to our site. They were taken at Middle East Downstairs in Cambridge, MA on February 16.
If you’d like to share some of your own concert photography and possibly have it featured on our site, send your submissions here.