The Wood Brothers announce that they'll join the third installment of Tedeschi Trucks Band' wildly popular "Wheels of Soul" Summer Tour. They'll support the 12-piece ensemble, led by husband and wife Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, along with longtime friends Hot Tuna. The tour is scheduled to hit some of the country's premier outdoor venues on the most ambitious Wheels of Soul tour to date.
Vinyl records, what many music enthusiasts and purists alike insist is the preferred listening vehicle, are experiencing a huge resurgence and records are essential items at bands’ merchandising tables. Publications from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal to Fortune Magazine to the Huffington Post to the UK Guardian and many others have highlighted this phenomenon. Sales of vinyl records will reach a billion dollars in 2017 and turntable sales are keeping pace with the vinyl boom.
Chicago’s Country LakeShake is anchoring down in its third year, offering the city a "who’s who" in country music as they announced 2017’s star-studded lineup would include genre megastars Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Little Big Town and more today.
Following the roaring success of four back-to-back sold-out dates at The Gramercy Theatre in New York over the weekend, The Magpie Salute have announced their debut UK performance at London’s Under The Bridge on April 12th. To coincide with the announcement, Planet Rock have today premiered a brand-new clip of the band performing ‘War Drums’.
Grammy®-winning songstress Crystal Gayle was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry® this evening at the Ryman Auditorium by her sister and Opry legend Loretta Lynn. Gayle made her Opry debut 50 years ago on the Ryman stage, singing the country classic “Ribbon of Darkness” at age 16. She had been publicly invited to join the Opry by Opry member Carrie Underwood in November.
Two of music’s most acclaimed artists and powerhouse live performers will tour together this summer when Rod Stewart is joined by special guest Cyndi Lauper for an 18-city tour beginning Thursday, July 6. Produced by Live Nation, the tour begins Thursday, July 6 in Florida and includes stops in New York, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Texas and more.