It Happened In Music: The End of an Era

Posted on January 30th, 2012 by Sonos Staff in It Happened In Music, Music In Culture

The Beatles last live performance

On January 30, 1969, The Beatles play a lunchtime rooftop gig on top of the Apple building on Savile Row in London. Lasting for just over 40 minutes, it is the last time The Beatles perform live. The performance, which was filmed for the Let It Be movie, is stopped early by police after neighbors […]

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Party time: Wireless Urban Gig in China

Posted on December 28th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Events

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Last week, Sonos hosted a music-inspired party in Guangzho, China. The event–called Wireless Urban Gig–aimed to bring together media and influencers to enjoy live music from bands hailing from cities around the country. The lineup included Snapline from Beijing, B6 from Shanghai, and Insecticide from Guangzhou. Also on hand were several art installations to complement […]

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Metallica: 20 facts in 30 years

Posted on October 16th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Cool Music News, Infographics, Music In Culture

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Flashback to October of 1981: Drummer Lars Ulrich made guitar player/singer James Hetfield an offer he couldn’t refuse and heavy metal history was made. In honor of Metallica’s 30th anniversary, we pulled together 20 fun facts from the band’s three decade history. What Metallica memory stands out most to you?  

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Sonos Rocks the DMB Caravan in Chicago

Posted on July 12th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Events, Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

DMB Welcome

Over the weekend Sonos, was lucky enough to score an invite to rock the VIP hospitality tent at the DMB Caravan in Chicago, Illinois. The festival featured more than 30 bands over three days and attracted around 50,000 Dave Matthews fans. We set up shop roughly 200 yards away from the main stage, entertaining VIP […]

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Sonos Rocks Phish Super Ball IX

Posted on July 5th, 2011 by Thomas Meyer in Events, Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

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When Sonos is invited to bring music to an event, we like to go all out. Over the 4th of July weekend, Sonos rocked the Phish Super Ball IX in Watkins Glen, NY, with a smattering of S5s streaming the festival’s live, on-site Bunny Radio via SiriusXM Jam_ON and Live Phish Radio throughout the grounds. […]

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