A well-known name in the alternative / indie music scene, Beck has released 11 albums since 1993. Both “Odelay” and “Sean Change” were awarded Album of Year by “Rolling Stone” in 1996 and 2002 respectively. Before his first official recording in 1988, Beck spent time in Germany with his grandfather cultivating his individual sound. Al Hansen, Beck’s grandfather, is a visual collage artist and the duo have collaborated together on the exhibition “Beck & Al Hansen: Playing with Matches.” In addition to his music career, Beck has performed in a few cameo roles in cartoons such as “Futurama”, “The Rugrats Movie”, and “Space Ghost Coast to Coast.”
The platinum artist is son to a Canadian musician, David Campbell, and a former Andy Warhol actress, Bibbe Hansen. Though born Bek David Campbell, he uses his mother’s last name. Beck is an avid scientologist and is currently married to Marissa Ribisi. The couple has two children.
Beck, best know for his 1994 breakthrough hit “Loser”, has 16 concerts booked from August 21 in Reno, NV through October 2-3 in Chicago, IL. The October 3 show at the Aragon Ballroom is sold out. The Brooklyn-based futurist rock/pop ensemble MGMT picks up the tour in midstream and... Read more
Headliners Beck and The Black Crowes are among the 35 bands performing on four stages at the 24th annual Street Scene 2008 in downtown San Diego, CA, to be held September 19-20. It is one of California’s longest running music festivals. Also on the bill are: Justice, STS9 (Sound... Read more
Billboard reports on contacting Jeff Beck’s manager who denies that Jeff Beck has any plans to tour with Jimmy Page, Chris Dreja and Jim McCarty as the Yardbirds this fall. Beck’s manager states that Beck plans to perform at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads festival in Chicago in August, but Beck... Read more
In describing what changes have already been made for soccer superstar David Beckham’s pending arrival to the Los Angeles Galaxy, The Los Angeles Daily News shows just how deep his impact will be. Carson’s Home Depot Center boasts a newly-carved hole in its wall complete with red carpet for... Read more