In his sixth solo effort, a concept album entitled "Not Long For This World", musician David J has penned a tribute song for Jeff Buckley:"Eulogy For Jeff Buckley". The song was performed in a PA tribute where Jeff's mom, Mary Guibert was in attendance. Catch video of this event in Peyote Radio Theatre.
Online blog, "Slicing Up Eyeballs", recently caught up with David J and asked him about the album and song for Jeff, ... "A touching tribute to a talent tragically gone" .... David also talks about seeing Jeff perform. Read the full Q & A below and hear the album in streaming audio. The album also contains tributes to Hank Williams and Spaulding Gray.
Find out more about this album at:
NYC studio Threshold Recording has been hosting friend-of-the-studio Mary Guibert (Jeff Buckley Music) and director Jake Scott in casting sessions for the upcoming authorized Jeff Buckley biopic – including sessions with Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark star Reeve Carney, who has been cast in the leading role.
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In celebration of Jeff's 45th Birthday, Jeff Buckley Music Proudly Presents the debut of "Peyote Radio Theatre", the most comprehensive Jeff Buckley Media Experience on earth. Including thousands of videos, photographs, audio files, memorabilia and tributes to Jeff Buckley. Also featured: Your Artwork, photos, songs, tributes & More !
Jeff Buckley Tour Manager, Gene Bowen, has opened his vault of extremely *rare* Jeff Buckley Tour items in a series of charity auctions, to benefit Road Recovery.
Check out these never before seen items and once in a lifetime opportunity to own original items from the Grace Tour including Jeff Buckley autographs, posters, one of a kind, hand-drawn laminate backstage passes and more.
Additional items available include a guitar signed by Iggy Pop, a bass signed by Duran Duran, Metallica autographed cymbal and other items autographed by Tony Bennett, Eddie Vedder, Slash, Elton John, Kiss, Wayne Kramer and more !
[This program is archived here]
On Wednesday, October 26th, rare, archival recordings of Jeff Buckley will air in the first hour on NPR's "World Cafe", as part of a special 20th anniversary episode. Performances Jeff recorded for NPR, in 1994 will be featured:
94-02-24 'World Cafe Radio', WXPN National Public Radio
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, America
LOVER, YOU SHOULD HAVE COME OVER
National Public Radio’s World Cafe with host David Dye can be heard on over 200 stations nationwide.
You can find your local station at the following link by selecting a state from the pull-down menu:
…or, worldwide, you can connect to the WXPN Philadelphia stream Monday through Friday, 2pm to 4pm EST, here:
Late in the day of broadcast, the audio will be available on the
The broadcast date referenced above reflects the schedule that this show will be sent to affiliates. Although most stations conform to this schedule, individual affiliates may elect to run the show on a different date.
All Photos Courtesy: Leslie Harris Spencer
Uncommon Ground 14th Annual Jeff Buckley Tribute
November 16 & 17, 2011.
BOTH NIGHTS ARE SOLD OUT !!
3800 N Clark St
2011 Featured Artists:
Sad Brad Smith
All Photos By: Lisa Gansky
An Evening With Jeff Buckley 2011
Come celebrate Jeff's life and music with us for a 4th year!
Date: Sunday Nov. 13th 2011
Time: 7pm to 11pm
Cost: $20 at the Door
Event M.C.: Nathan Brimmer
Danielle De Luca
Plus Special Poem Reading By Nina McNally
Artwork By Alex Lindberg
All Photos Courtesy: Grace Sheehan
Jeff Buckley 2011 Ireland Tribute Event
Thursday, October 13, 2011
The Grand Social
35 Lower Liffey Street
Tickets Available at Door
To Benefit Niall Mellon Township Trust
hope love & healing necklace for haiti
Join us in reaching out with Patricia Arquette to help survivors of the earthquake in Haiti, who continue to suffer so terribly, after so long. Please reach into your heart and give as you can. Don't forget to mention Jeff's name in your donation. Together we can help rebuild Haiti. Learn more at http://www.givelove.org/
“The Hope, Love & Healing necklace is the perfect embodiment of what we are trying to bring to Haiti through safe and sustainable housing, sanitation solutions, and water filtration devices.” - Patricia Arquette
Turquoise, soothing blue and natural, is the stone of healing. The sterling silver hand-cast charms bring hope and love to all that wear it.
"When you work on improving sanitation, like we do in Haiti,you start to really see the big picture. Sanitation is the keystone to solving so many problems in the world-- improving public health, reducing child mortality, recycling and reducing waste, and protecting water resources -- and yet no one is really talking about the problem of untreated sewage or the fact that 40 % of the world’s poorest people live without a toilet. The global community needs to commit resources to finding sustainable solutions.” - Patricia Arquette / Co-Founder, GiveLove
Jeff Buckley: Original Album Classics - The Grace EPs:
[UK]-2011: A five CD box set that packages together a quintet of releases, housing them in an attractive slipcase. This set from Jeff Buckley, features five EPs: Peyote Radio Theatre Promo EP, So Real, Live From The Bataclan French EP version, The Grace Australian Tour EP and Last Goodbye Japanese EP version. Sony.
Also, The Grace EP's Box Set, has been released on vinyl in Holland.
JEFF BUCKLEY MUSIC END OF SUMMER SALE
20% - 40% OFF !!!
LOWEST PRICES EVER - ONE TIME ONLY !!
Jeff Buckley Music Summer Sale! First time ever - 20% - 40% OFF. All Women's Babydoll & Spaghetti Strap Styles only $12.99 T-Shirts $14.99 - V-Necks $15.99 !! Prices are slashed on everything.
Or, make a gift set of your own ! Select any size T-Shirt, babydoll or spaghetti strap style of your choice & we will include one 8 x 10 photo of Jeff (suitable for framing), (2) "Grace Around The World" Collector Postcards, (1) Jeff Buckley Collector Guitar Pic & (1) Temp Tattoo, featuring Jeff's original hand-drawn skull artwork. This is a one time opportunity and will not be repeated so grab yours now !! Sale ends September 30th.
* Your choice of Posters, Buy 1 Get 1 *
Free Guitar Pic Set with every order !
Jeff Buckley Former Tour Manager, Gene Bowen rides in 2011 Rock & Ride Fundraiser
GENE BOWEN - CAPTAIN "Team Road Recovery"
GENE'S GOAL! Ride his bike 100 miles !!
100 sponsors x $100.00 each=
Helps 25 teens!!
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Road Recovery ‘Rock & Ride’ Fundraiser.
Road Recovery is dedicated to helping young people battle addiction and other adversities by harnessing the influence of entertainment industry professionals who have confronted similar crises and now wish to share their experience, knowledge, and resources.
To support Road Recovery's Rock & Ride:
www.RoadRecovery.org for more info!
Road Recovery Benefit Concert honoring Slash on September 13, 2011 at Best Buy Theater, NYC
*** EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT !!! ***
with Matt Sorum, Duff McKagan, Gilby Clarke and Wayne Kramer (MC5) plus Ours, Miggs & other very special guests to be announced
Starts: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 12:00 PM-EDT
*General Admission tickets are low-priced at $25.00 each General Admission tickets are only available via Ticketmaster and fee-free at the Best Buy Theater box office (West 44th Street & Broadway).
*Sound Check tickets (including General Admission entry) are priced at $100.00 each allows early entry to Best Buy Theater to experience sound check. Only 100 sound check tickets will be available exclusively through Ticketmaster.
*VIP-Balcony Tickets are $500 each. VIP-Balcony Tickets allow access in the VIP-Balcony sections. VIP ticket-holders also will be invited to both the sound check experience and an intimate pre-show private artist ‘meet & greet’.
VIP tickets can be purchased FEE-FREE directly through Road Recovery (in addition to Ticketmaster) and reserved as soon as possible by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org [$400 of the $500 VIP ticket price is considered a tax-deductible donation]
Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis. After the Road Recovery pre-sale, Road Recovery will no longer be able to 100% guarantee that tickets will be available for purchase due to the Ticketmaster sale to the general public on Wednesday, August 10th. !
ACTOR / MUSICIAN REEVE CARNEY TO STAR IN JEFF BUCKLEY FILM
Jake Scott to Direct Feature Based on Late Musician’s Life
LOS ANGELES, CA, (AUGUST 15TH, 2011) – Actor/singer-songwriter Reeve Carney (Broadway’s Spiderman: Turn off the Dark ) has been cast as Jeff Buckley in the forthcoming “Untitled Jeff Buckley" film, it was announced today by the filmmakers. To be directed by Jake Scott (Welcome to the Rileys), and written by Ryan Jaffe (story by, The Rocker ), the filmmakers hold a robust rights package that includes the exclusive rights to Jeff's music and personal archives, and is fully supported by Buckley’s mother, Mary Guibert, who serves as executive producer. Michelle Sy (Finding Neverland) and Orian Williams (Control) are producing, with Alison Raykovich (Jeff Buckley Music) serving as associate producer. Producers are currently out to additional cast for the project.
The film will chronicle the life of Buckley, one of the most critically acclaimed musical artists of his time, who died tragically at age 30 in a drowning accident in Memphis, Tennessee’s Wolf River. Production will commence in New York and Memphis in November.
Carney currently stars on Broadway as Peter Parker in the high profile production of Spiderman: Turn off the Dark. Reeve also co-starred in Julie Taymor’s THE TEMPEST for Miramax. His current single, "Rise Above 1" , featuring Bono and The Edge (Music From SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark), was performed by the trio on the season finale of American Idol this year. In addition, Reeve and his band Carney opened for U2 on the last stop of the U2 360° tour. Their debut album Mr. Green Vol. 1 is available on DAS Label/Interscope.
"We are over the moon that Reeve has agreed to take on this challenging role. I've seen him perform several times...he's been getting ready for this all his life. It certainly doesn't hurt that he looks so much like Jeff," said Guibert regarding the choice.
Scott commented, “We are excited to have found in Reeve the perfect combination of musical prodigy, impish charm, innate intelligence & sensitivity to play Jeff.”
The as-yet untitled script is based on screenwriter Jaffe’s in-depth examination and research into Buckley’s life, which includes scores of interviews, unlimited access to the Jeff Buckley Estate archives, and Jeff’s personal journals, drawings, and letters. Producers also optioned the book “Dream Brother: The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley” by David Browne, for research purposes.
Buckley’s only studio release during his lifetime was the widely acclaimed album Grace, which includes his legendary interpretation of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah,” and is acknowledged by critics as a modern classic. His momentous posthumous album, Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk, garnered a Grammy nomination for Best Male Rock Vocal for the song “Everybody Here Wants You.” Captivated by the world of music, Buckley lived and breathed it until the last moments of his life. He had said, “I was captured by music at a really early age...It was my mother, it was my father, it was my plaything, my toy. The best thing in my life."
Reeve is represented by Paradigm and David Sonenberg for DAS Communications, Ltd.
We'd like to thank everyone who wrote in to jeffbuckley.com with casting suggestions for the Jeff Buckley role. Despite the high volume of emails we receive, each message is read and given thoughtful consideration. We may not always have time to reply, but we appreciate and respect the opinions of Jeff's loyal fans.
Rumors are swirling since word leaked last week about an assumed project making its way into development based on the life of Tim Buckley that has cast a part for a Jeff-type character. The aforementioned endeavor is not connected with the Estate of Jeff Buckley. The Official Jeff Buckley film, which holds the rights to Jeff's music, is being executive produced by Mary Guibert, and has the support and consultancy of every major character in the true story of Jeff's life.
The production team of our as-yet-untitled official film is still conducting worldwide casting in search of our Jeff, and jeffbuckley.com will be the first place to find out the latest and most accurate information on the official film's developments.
Matthew Santos performs at "A Celebration of Jeff Buckley" at Uncommon Ground-Chicago
All Photos By: Leslie Harris Spencer
Congratulations go out to Michael Cameron, Helen and everyone at Uncommon Ground, Lakeview, as they celebrate their 20-year anniversary featuring 20 consecutive days of performances and special events.
We want to say a big thank you to everyone who came out and shared in this evening and joined us in celebrating Jeff Buckley's music and 20 wonderful, amazing years of Uncommon Ground, at the "Celebration of Jeff Buckley" sold-out, standing room only event.
Special thanks to all of the performers and guests for making it such a memorable evening.
Stay tuned to the next JBIN for a feature story ~ more photos to come ! Thanks to Leslie Harris Spencer for JBIN.
Wednesday, July 6
A Celebration of Jeff Buckley
with Todd Kessler and Spencer Michaud
and a special surprise guest
Dinner at 7pm, show at 8pm.
$5 suggested donation
"Jeff, was Jeff... Intensely unique and all so rare..."
Jeff and his band rehearsed at Threshold Studios in NYC, on 41st for many years, right up until his trip to Memphis.
James Walsh of Threshold, tells JBIN, "One of the occasional pleasures I have is relating the history to artists that come in to the studio that cite Jeff as an inspiration in their musical development. Having rehearsed across the hall from him for all those years I have a couple of stories I'd like to share" James recounts some of his experiences working with Jeff at Threshold.
Read more online at: www.thresholdstudios.com/