Fountains of Wayne

Adam Schlesinger Virtual Tribute is in the Works

Posted April 21, 2021 at 5:08 am

A virtual tribute to keep the late Adam Schlesinger’s memory shining on is in the works. The Fountains of Wayne co-founder and bassist passed away one year ago due to Covid complications. “This is a proper musical send-off for my soul brother with a bunch of talented and groovy guests that would make Adam wince,” […]

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The Wonders to Honor Adam Schlesinger with ‘That Thing You Do’ Reunion Tonight

Posted April 17, 2020 at 5:06 am

The sudden death of Adam Schlesinger due to COVID-19 not only had Fountains of Wayne fans reeling, but also those of the lesser known Wonders (aka Oneders) the breakout band from the 1996 hit film That Thing You Do! Their hit song of the same name was, after all, composed by Schlesinger himself. As it […]

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Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne Cofounder, Dies of Coronavirus Complications

Posted April 2, 2020 at 5:14 am

Adam Schlesinger – whose infectious melodies with Fountains of Wayne, as well as That Thing You Do! endeared himself to a generation – died yesterday morning from complications due to coronavirus. The Emmy Award-winning songwriter was 52. His condition the day before yesterday was reported by his attorney of 25 years as “very sick and heavily […]

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Nineties Rock Frontmen Strum Nostalgia with ‘Songs & Stories’ [REVIEW]

Last modified May 30, 2019 at 7:00 am

What do you get when you combine four powerhouse lead singers from some notable nineties alt-rock bands, two decades later? The awesomeness known as the “Songs & Stories” tour. Everclear’s frontman Art Alexakis wrangled up three of his music buddies from yesteryear (Max Collins, Chris Collingwood, John Wozniak) to put on a 2-plus hour acoustic […]

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Stones Fest 2012 at Webster Hall [2/22/12]

Posted February 27, 2012 at 12:34 pm

Boogie music correspondent Benjy Tocker attended Stones Fest last week and filed the following report. Full review after the jump!

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Fountains of Wayne, Bowery Ballroom [8/3/11]

Last modified August 29, 2011 at 10:18 pm

Bush, Beavis and Butthead, and now Fountains of Wayne. Nineties nostalgia continued last night with the a rockin’ gig at the beloved Bowery Ballroom.

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