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James Taylor And His All-Star Band Announce Five-Night Las Vegas Residency

James Taylor And His All-Star Band Announce Five-Night Las Vegas Residency

James Taylor and His All-Star Band have announced a five-night residency in Las Vegas. The residency will take place at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The shows will be held on June 3, 4, 7, 9 and 10, 2023. Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 28 at 10 a.m. PT via Ticketmaster… ... Continue Reading
Billy Idol Announces Spring 2023 Tour Dates

Billy Idol Announces Spring 2023 Tour Dates

Rock icon Billy Idol has announced dates for a tour of North America in Spring 2023. The tour will kick off on March 30 in Scottsdale, Arizona, and conclude with an appearance at Pasadena's Cruel World festival on May 20. He will be joined on the tour by his longtime collaborator, guitarist Steve Stevens. Tickets… ... Continue Reading
Grammy Salute To The Beach Boys To Feature Star-Studded Lineup

Grammy Salute To The Beach Boys To Feature Star-Studded Lineup

The Recording Academy will salute the legendary, Grammy-nominated music icons The Beach Boys with a special tribute concert at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on February 8.

The live concert special will feature a star-studded performer lineup that includes Grammy-winning artists and past and current Grammy nominees including Beck, Brandi Carlile, Fall Out Boy, Hanson, Norah Jones, Lady A, John Legend, Little Big Town, Michael McDonald, Mumford & Sons, My Morning Jacket, Pentatonix, Charlie Puth, LeAnn Rimes, St. Vincent, Take 6 and Weezer.

They will celebrate and honor the Beach Boys' everlasting music and impactful career.

"A Grammy Salute to the Beach Boys" will air on CBS and will be available live and on demand on Paramount+ at a later date.

Tickets for the event are available at https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/09005E25981B2624.

Produced by the Recording Academy, Tenth Planet Productions and CBS, the concert will be recorded in the days following the Grammy Awards.

The Beach Boys were formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love and friend Al Jardine.

Love, 81, is the lone original member that remains in the band.

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Willie Nelson To Celebrate 90th Birthday With Star-Studded Concert

Willie Nelson To Celebrate 90th Birthday With Star-Studded Concert

One of the most acclaimed American Country musicians, Willie Nelson is celebrating his 90th birthday on April 29th and 30th along with his family and friends at the Hollywood Bowl. Wilson will be the guest of honor at the two concerts. Apart from the man himself , there would be dozens of other performers including… ... Continue Reading
Primary Wave Acquires Music Rights Of The Doors' Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek

Primary Wave Acquires Music Rights Of The Doors' Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek

Primary Wave Music has announced that it has finalized an agreement to acquire the music rights of Robby Krieger and the late Ray Manzarek of the critically acclaimed rock band The Doors. The acquisition includes their interests in The Doors' music publishing catalog, recordings, trademarks, and merchandise rights and income, among other things. The Jim… ... Continue Reading
Peter Gabriel Shares 'Dark-Side Mix' Of Latest Single 'Panopticom'

Peter Gabriel Shares 'Dark-Side Mix' Of Latest Single 'Panopticom'

Legendary singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel recently released a brand new mix of his latest single, "Panopticom." "Panopticom (Dark-Side Mix)" arrives after the release of "Panopticom (Bright Side Mix)," which was the first new music from Gabriel's upcoming album, i/o. "Panopticom (Bright Side Mix)" featured contributions from Brian Eno. Gabriel previously announced that his music would be… ... Continue Reading
Nile Rodgers & CHIC Among Kendal Calling 2023 Headliners

Nile Rodgers & CHIC Among Kendal Calling 2023 Headliners

Nile Rodgers and CHIC are among the Kendal Calling 2023 headliners this Summer. They are returning to Kendal Calling after a gap of three years. "The last time we played Kendal Calling was epic and one of my favourite shows ever. We are excited to be back this year for more good times," Rodgers said.… ... Continue Reading
Jonathan Cain Sues Neal Schon For Allegedly Charging $1 Million To Shared Credit Card

Jonathan Cain Sues Neal Schon For Allegedly Charging $1 Million To Shared Credit Card

Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain has filed a suit against longtime bandmate Neal Schon, alleging that he spent over $1 million on the band's shared American Express card, including $400,000 in a single month last year. Cain's allegation comes after Schon initiated a legal battle a few months ago by filing a lawsuit against Cain, accusing… ... Continue Reading
Kansas Announce Tour In Celebration Of 50th Anniversary

Kansas Announce Tour In Celebration Of 50th Anniversary

Kansas have announced that they will be touring 50 select North American cities to celebrate the progressive rock band's 50th Anniversary. "Kansas 50th Anniversary Tour - Another Fork in the Road" will showcase music spanning all 50 years of the band's illustrious history. The tour will showcase two hours of hits, fan favorites, and deep… ... Continue Reading
Siouxsie Sioux, Iggy Pop To Headline Cruel World Festival 2023

Siouxsie Sioux, Iggy Pop To Headline Cruel World Festival 2023

Former Banshees leader Siouxsie Sioux and Iggy Pop have been announced as headliners of this year's Cruel World Festival. The Cruel World Festival is set to take place on May 20 at Brookside @ Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 27 at 12 PM Pacific. The rest of the lineup… ... Continue Reading
Rush To Kick Off Rufus Publications' New 'Portraits' Book Series

Rush To Kick Off Rufus Publications' New 'Portraits' Book Series

Rush will kick off Rufus Publications' new series of black-and-white book titles called "Portraits." The first book in the series, covering the legendary Canadian rock band, is titled "Portraits Of Rush." It features photographs taken by Fin Costello during Rush's tours, rehearsals, live performances and studio recordings. The "Portraits" book series will consist of beautiful… ... Continue Reading
Def Leppard Share Behind-The-Scenes Footage Of Appearance In 'Bank Of Dave'

Def Leppard Share Behind-The-Scenes Footage Of Appearance In 'Bank Of Dave'

Rock band Def Leppard recently shared behind-the-scenes footage of their appearance in the Netflix movie Bank of Dave. Bank Of Dave, written by Piers Ashworth and directed by Chris Foggin, is a feel-good romantic comedy, starring Joel Fry, Phoebe Dynevor and Rory Kinnear. The movie, which is based on the true-life experiences of Dave Fishwick,… ... Continue Reading
Stevie Nicks Announces 2023 Headlining Tour Dates

Stevie Nicks Announces 2023 Headlining Tour Dates

Rock & Roll Hall of famer Stevie Nicks has announced dates for a headlining tour in 2023. The 14-date tour kicks off on Wednesday, March 15, at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, Washington, and will feature stops in Las Vegas, San Francisco, New Orleans, Atlanta, and more before wrapping up on Tuesday, June 27, at… ... Continue Reading
YES Keyboardist Rick Wakeman To Release New Concept Album 'A Gallery Of The Imagination'

YES Keyboardist Rick Wakeman To Release New Concept Album 'A Gallery Of The Imagination'

Keyboard legend Rick Wakeman will release his new concept album, A Gallery Of The Imagination, on February 24 on Madfish Music. The initial idea for A Gallery Of The Imagination stems from Wakeman's first piano teacher Mrs. Symes, who taught him that music was like painting pictures. Wakeman recalled the advice of his beloved teacher… ... Continue Reading
Ian Hunter Announces Star-Studded New Album 'Defiance Part 1'

Ian Hunter Announces Star-Studded New Album 'Defiance Part 1'

Ian Hunter has announced that his star-studded new album, Defiance Part 1, will be released on April 21 via Sun Records. The upcoming album features guest appearances by Johnny Depp, Joe Elliott, Billy Gibbons, Duff McKagan, Todd Rundgren, Slash, Jeff Tweedy, Robert Trujillo, Waddy Wachtel, Brad Whitford, Dean DeLeo, and Robert De Leo and Eric… ... Continue Reading
Power Of Love Gala To Feature Sammy Hagar, Alice Cooper & More

Power Of Love Gala To Feature Sammy Hagar, Alice Cooper & More

Keep Memory Alive has announced a prestigious lineup of entertainers taking part in the 26th annual Power of Love gala, to be held at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on February 18. The marquee fundraising event raises funds for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Grammy Award-winning recording artist and… ... Continue Reading
Madonna Adds North American Tour Dates Due To Overwhelming Demand

Madonna Adds North American Tour Dates Due To Overwhelming Demand

Madonna has added 13 new North American Tour Dates to her "The Celebration Tour" due to overwhelming demand. Produced by Live Nation, the 35-city global tour now includes second shows in Seattle, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal, Boston, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Las Vegas along with a third show in New York.… ... Continue Reading
Metallica Release New Single 'Screaming Suicide'

Metallica Release New Single 'Screaming Suicide'

Metallica recently released "Screaming Suicide," the second track from their upcoming album, 72 Seasons. The song is now available to stream and download and as a bonus with all album pre-orders. The heavy metal band also shared a video for the track, directed by Tim Saccenti. "Screaming Suicide" addresses the taboo word of suicide, according… ... Continue Reading
Sheryl Crow, The Temptations, John Legend & More To Perform At MusiCares Persons Of The Year Gala

Sheryl Crow, The Temptations, John Legend & More To Perform At MusiCares Persons Of The Year Gala

Sheryl Crow, The Temptations and John Legend are among a star-studded lineup of performers at the MusiCares Persons Of The Year Gala honoring Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson on February 3.

The Recording Academy has announced that this year's MusiCares concert will also feature the following Grammy Award nominated and winning artists: Brandi Carlile, Lalah Hathaway, The Isley Brothers, Samara Joy, Michael McDonald, Jimmie Allen, Pj Morton, Valerie Simpson, Mumford & Sons, Lionel Richie, Trombone Shorty, Molly Tuttle, Sebastian Yatra, and Chloe x Halle.

Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients Dionne Warwick and the Four Tops will also perform as well as singer-songwriter Rita Wilson.

Fellow Detroit native, Greg Phillinganes, will join the special evening as Musical Director.

This year's MusiCares tribute will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center and includes a reception and silent auction, followed by a dinner and the concert. Performers will pay tribute to the individual Motown musical legacies created by Gordy and Robinson.

"I am so excited to share the always wonderful MusiCares event with my best friend Smokey Robinson and I can't wait to hear these wonderful artists celebrate the Motown music," said Gordy, founder of Motown.

"I'm so excited for this year's MusiCares lineup. These artists are my friends and I not only love them, but I'm honored that they will be performing my music, along with hits from the Motown catalogue," added Robinson.

The event will provide essential support for MusiCares, the leading music charity.

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Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger Officially Join TikTok

Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger Officially Join TikTok

Rock legends the Rolling Stones and frontman Mick Jagger have officially joined TikTok. Creators across the world can now access the Rolling Stones' full music catalog for their video creations. Users will be able to create covers and remixes of iconic hits like "Start Me Up," "It's Only Rock 'N Roll (But I Like It)"… ... Continue Reading