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The Velvet Underground Experience NYC (Oct. 10 through Dec. 31)

Bandsintown and Citi® are co-presenting The Velvet Underground Experience, an immersive art & music exhibition, opening in New York City on Oct 10, through Dec 31. The exhibition spotlights the iconic band’s early NYC roots and major influence on music, fashion, art, and pop culture from the 60’s through today. Peel back further — with thousands of rare photos and […]


VELVET UNDERGROUND’S 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED WITH CAREER-SPANNING VINYL BOX SET

COLLECTION INCLUDES DEFINITIVE STEREO EDITIONS OF SIX CLASSIC ALBUMS INCLUDING ALL FOUR STUDIO RECORDS, THE “LOST” 1969 ALBUM AND NICO’S DEBUT LP   Los Angeles – December 20, 2017 – To celebrate the Velvet Underground’s 50th anniversary, Verve Records/UMe is releasing The Velvet Underground, a limited-edition career-spanning box that collects all four of the pioneering band’s studio albums, Velvets collaborator […]


THE VELVET UNDERGROUND AND NICO’S 50th ANNIVERSARY LPs

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND AND NICO‘S 50th ANNIVERSARY   UMe celebrates 50th anniversary of the classic debut LP with vinyl reissue including a limited-edition colored-vinyl special edition, out on June 30 On November 16-18 John Cale celebrates the Velvets’ 50th anniversary by curating three nights of special performances in New York   “I wanted to cross-pollinate rock with the avant-garde, and […]






The Complete Matrix Tapes To Be Released November 20th

The Velvet Underground toured extensively in 1969, but set up shop in San Francisco in November and early December for a series of 18 nights over four separate engagements, the first at the Family Dog, the rest at the fabled North Beach club the Matrix, opened in a one-time pizza parlor by Jefferson Airplane’s Marty Balin in 1965. Over the […]


‘The Velvet Underground’ 45th Anniversary Edition, Available November 24

  The 64-track six-CD package on Polydor/UMe includes legendary 1969 album, featuring several different mixes, live recordings from The Matrix in San Francisco, case-bound book and liner notes by David Fricke Pre-Order Now Available! Super Deluxe http://smarturl.it/VU45thSuperDeluxe Deluxe http://smarturl.it/VU45thDeluxe Standard  http://smarturl.it/VelvetUnderground45 iTunes http://smarturl.it/TVU45thiTunes  Google Play http://smarturl.it/TVU45thGoogle The Velvet Underground’s classic self-titled third album, released in March 1969, by MGM, was a departure […]