"I’ll Have To Go Away: Saying Goodbye"

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Fri, 11/24/2017 - 9:41 am

David Cassidy a pop music icon of the 1970s, died November 21, in a Florida hospital near his home. The singer, guitarist, and actor was only 67 and had been hospitalized for several days with organ failure. At the height of his career, the teen idol had a number one hit song; I Think I Love You and toured stadiums and arenas worldwide. His success sprang from his appearance on the television show, The Partridge Family, which was hugely successful for four years.

Fest Forums | Santa Barbara, CA | Day Three

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:58 pm

On the third and final day of this year's Fest Forums in Santa Barbara a small army of celebrities turned up for the celebration. It was a full day of films, lectures, food, wine tasting, and great live music. The morning got off to a sleepy start as vendors began closing the exhibit hall and the early birds to the convention sipped coffee and ate fresh fruit and pastries.

The Eagles Set Initial 2018 Tour Dates

Submitted by on Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:30 am

The Eagles – Don Henley, Joe Walsh & Timothy B. Schmit, with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey – have set initial tour dates for 2018, beginning March 14 in Chicago, Illinois through July 28 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with additional concerts expected to be announced shortly.  The tour will feature stadium concerts in Orlando, Miami, Denver and Minneapolis with Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band; Washington D.C.

Campfire Caravan | Orange Peel | Review

Submitted by Caleb A. Calhoun on Tue, 11/21/2017 - 6:47 am

It’s a cold and overcast Friday night in Asheville, NC but my spirits are anything other than soggy. I have been looking forward to this night for some time now, as The Campfire Caravan of The Lil' Smokies, The Brothers Comatose, and MIPSO rolls through Asheville’s premier club-venue The Orange Peel.

Fest Forums | Santa Barbara, CA | Day Two

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Tue, 11/21/2017 - 6:26 am

A cloudy morning gave way to a spectacular sunny day on the Santa Barbara coastline as the second day of the Fest Forums conference opened at the new Santa Barbara Hilton Beachfront Resort, formerly known as the Fess Parker hotel. The schedule was overflowing with fascinating lectures, intriguing films, delicious food breaks, and was capped off with some excellent music from iconic keyboardist Chuck Leavell.

Old Crow Medicine Show to join KESHA for all-new episode of CMT CROSSROADS

Submitted by Sony Music on Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:23 pm

Country Music Roots and GRAMMY Award-winning ensemble, Old Crow Medicine Show, is set to appear with critically-acclaimed pop singer/songwriter Kesha for an all-new episode of CMT Crossroads.

The collaboration tapes in Nashville and will premiere Wednesday, December 6 at 10pm ET/PT on CMT.

Phish Baker's Dozen Drumhead Charity Auction

Submitted by The Mimi Fishm… on Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:57 pm

The Mimi Fishman Foundation has launched another on-line charity auction. Open for bidding is a baker's dozen number of items appropriately featuring signed drumheads used during Phish's historic "Baker's Dozen" run at Madison Square Garden.

To view and/or bid please visit the auction at


Fest Forums Opens Three Day Conference in Santa Barbara

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:55 am

The former Fess Parker resort hotel hosted a very unusual gathering of music, film, food and beverage festival heavy hitting organizers, at the three-day Fest Forums convention. The event, held annually in Santa Barbara, opened at the oceanfront resort, Thursday, November 16th, on one of the first drizzly days of the fall season. The festivities kicked off the night before, with a pre-party sponsored by TOURtech. The company is celebrating their 15th anniversary as one of the leading providers of network solutions for special events and productions.


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