IROCKE Best of 2013

Best of 2013

Live streaming music took one giant leap for mankind in 2013 To honor the successes of artists, brands, venues, producers, and tech geeks that are making this revolution possible, we present you with IROCKE Best of 2013.

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Spotlight | Foo Fighters at The Cubby Bear @ HBO 10.17

foo3After Friday’s premiere of the Dave Grohl directed documentary series Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, the Foo Fighters will take the stage at The Cubby Bear for a live show featuring the first in-concert performance of the brand-new single “Something from Nothing” from Sonic Highways, the bands’ forthcoming album out November 10.  Fans in North America can watch live via HBO’s Facebook page.

Source: HBO on Friday, October 17, approx. 12:00 a.m. ET

Spotlight | Phil Lesh & Friends @ Nugs Net 10.17

philnThis weekend, Phil Lesh will perform three times between Friday and Sunday at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas. On Friday and Saturday, Phil is joined with friends Jackie Greene, John Kadlecik, Jason Crosby and Joe Russo starting at 8 p.m. PT nightly. On Sunday, Lesh will play with The Terrapin Family Band that features Grahame Lesh, Ross James, Stu Allen and Joe Russo starting at 12 p.m. PT.  Time to get your Phil on!

Source: Nugs Net on Friday, October 17, 8:00 p.m. PT

LEAF Festival @ I Am Avl 10.17

leaffestival-1This fall’s LEAF Festival takes place this weekend in Black Mountain, North Carolina with a lineup that includes Nahko & Medicine For The People, The Nth Power, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn and many more. Proceeds benefit the non-profit organization’s aim to connect cultures and create community through music and arts. Here’s your option to watch from home!

Source: LEAF Festival from October 17-19

Spotlight | Phish in Seattle @ LivePhish 10.18

phish keyOn Saturday night, Phish kicks off their 2014 Fall Tour from the Key Arena in Seattle, WA as LivePhish is set to serve up a pay-per-view webcast available in both HD and SD formats.  Fans wanting a little more are able to stream the show for 24 hours following, and have the option to bundle MP3 download and t-shirt bundles.  We’ll see you on the couch for this one because after all, never miss a tour opener of the Phish!

Source: LivePhish on Saturday, October 18, 7:00 p.m. PT

Spotlight | Cherub @ Yahoo Screen 10.18

Cherub-Website-1Bringing a funky vintage vibe to a new-school electronic sound, the stylish electro-pop duo of Jordan Kelley and Jason Huber known as Cherub are blazing right now. The pair will takeover the House of Blues in West Hollywood on Saturday night and you’re cordially invited.  Get the champagne and the couch ready because the ‘Doses & Mimosas’ hit-makers come to you via Yahoo Screen in partnership with Live Nation.

Source: Yahoo Screen on Saturday, October 18, 10:00 p.m. PT

Live Show Review | Spoon plays favorites for intimate Oklahoma crowd

spoon yahoo on the road

The Yahoo On The Road series stopped through the Sooner State and brought the band Spoon to web viewers Wednesday night from the historic Tumbleweed Dancehall in the college town of Stillwater, Oklahoma. Spoon is red-hot off their eighth album (released in early August) and have been touring extensively, playing festivals like Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits, to more intimate venue shows off the beaten-path like the Tumbleweed.  The five-piece rock group even has a European detour coming up this November.

Last night’s (Wednesday) setlist was a little single-handed, get it? Popular cuts only! They rocked out with the favorites from the new album They Want My Soul–– ’Do You’ and ‘Rent I Pay’; the old horn-heavy tune from 2007′s Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga ’The Underdog’ and ‘Don’t Make Me a Target’ from the same album.  They rounded the set out with ‘I Turn My Camera On’ and The Way We Get By’ from their Kill the Moonlight album. 

The balanced mix of singles served as a history review of Spoon’s sound and how the music changes, but from the first to the last, it’s still Spoon. It still rocks, and it always did. They bring such a classic 70′s sound with aggressive punk grittiness. Then again, perhaps it’s Britt Daniels’ lyrics, aware of their place in time, shedding light on how things are in our world. It’s more than just poppy rock music. It’s good art and it’s better live, as it always should be.

Photo credit: Samantha Saturday / Yahoo On The Road

Top 10 Most Watched | ACL Fest, Chic & Nile Rodgers, Robert Plant, Alt-J and more


img_9016-2Austin City Limits Music Festival @ Red Bull TV


nick-carter-and-jordan-knight-album-coverNick & Knight Tour @ Live Nation / Yahoo Screen


robertplantRobert Plant @ New York Times


Nile-RodgersChic and Nile Rodgers @ Living Indie TV


Nick-JonasNick Jonas @ Clear Channel Boston


Cold-War-Kids-4Cold War Kids @ KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic


altjAlt-J @ KEXP Live


lecrae3Lecrae @ Live Nation / Yahoo Screen


Style: "NOW"Sarah Chang @ Detroit Symphony Orchestra


Art DepartmentArt Department @ Mixmag TV

Latest News | Phish couch tour returns for start of Fall Tour


Phish kicks off their Fall Tour this weekend on the West Coast in Seattle followed by a two-night stand in Santa Barbara. will beam out pay-per-view webcasts of the bands’ October 18th show at The Key Arena, and the October 21 and 22 shows from the Santa Barbara Bowl.

For those unable to attend, the broadcasts are available in both HD ($19.99) and SD ($14.99) formats, along with mp3, t-shirt, and multi-night bundles. All three webcasts are set to start at 7 p.m. PT.

Latest News | moe. to live stream Halloween midnight set from Brooklyn Bowl


Keep your candy out late on Halloween and invite over all your friends for moe. live on Halloween from the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas via Live Downloads.

Fans can tune in for a multi-camera HD shoot of moe.’s “The Big Lebowski” set featuring Bill Payne of Little Feat, and Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman of the Trey Anastasio Band performing live at midnight on October 31st.

Unable to watch the whole show live?  Don’t fret. You can watch an archived stream if you order the webcast. You will have 24 hours from the start of the show to watch the archive. Watch via your home theatre with an HDMI-connected Mac or PC, iPhone, iPad, and most Android devices.

Order the HD Webcast for $19.99 or the SD Webcast for $14.99 at

Latest News | HBO to live stream Foo Fighters from The Cubby Bear

The documentary series Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways directed by Dave Grohl will premiere on Friday, October 17 on HBO.  In an eight part series, each episode explains the story of American musical landmarks, with the first landmark being The Cubby Bear in Chicago, Ill.

After the premiere, the Foo Fighters will take the stage at the intimate Wrigleyville entertainment complex, restaurant and sports bar for a live show featuring the first in-concert performance of the brand-new single “Something from Nothing” from Sonic Highways, the bands’ forthcoming album out November 10.

For fans throughout North America who can’t wait for an archive, you can live stream the concert via HBO’s Facebook page immediately following the 11 p.m. ET premiere.

Spotlight | CHIC and Nile Rodgers @ Living Indie 10.09

Nile-RodgersCatch one of the pop events of the year as living legends Nile Rodgers and Chic take to the stage at indigo at The O2 in London. DJ Reflex will be opening proceedings at 7pm, with Nile Rodgers kicking off around 8pm. The set will include classics from Nile’s entire career, from Good Times, through We Are Family and Let’s Dance, all the way to last year’s song of the summer, Get Lucky.  Dont’ wait!

Source: Living Indie on Thursday, October 9, 11:00 a.m. PT

Spotlight | Twiddle 3-night run @ Tourpedo 10.09

twiddle4This Vermont-based multi-genre quartet mixes together jazz, classical and bluegrass, but is most notably known for their mastered blends of funk and reggae.  Twiddle is on a 3-night run with Tourpedo where fans can pay a nominal fee to have their faces shredded. New fans should expect an immensely fun, and highly dynamic show. Tenured fans know to expect the unexpected. Don’t miss out!

Source: Tourpedo on October 9, 10, 11