HEART--ANN and NANCY WILSON--will extend their massive "Love Alive" cross-country summer tour into the fall with dates now taking the group through October. New dates include stops in Newark, Little Rock, Memphis, Kansas City, St. Paul and more with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts joining as very special guests and Lucie Silvas opening.
Chart-topping rock band The Revivalists have announced new West Coast tour dates - September 13 in Berkeley, CA at The Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley, September 26 in Paso Robles, CA at Vina Robles Amphitheatre, and September 27 in Los Angeles, CA at the iconic Greek Theatre. Pre-sale tickets are available now, and general on-sale begins June 21 at 10am PST.
Pianist, singer and songwriter Bruce Hornsby’s summer tour kicks off tomorrow, June 18 in Charleston, SC. The run of dates includes additional stops in Denver, Charlotte, Asheville, Charlottesville and Atlanta that will feature a collaborative performance with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra conducted by yMusic’s Rob Moose. Hornsby will also perform at the ACL Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on October 24 with Jackson Browne, Shemekia Copeland, Jimmie Vaughan and more. Tickets are on sale now and are available at BruceHornsby.com.
Announced today, JEFF BECK will add five solo shows to his 2019 U.S. touring schedule. In addition to the previously announced appearances at the Crossroads Festival and a show at the Hollywood Bowl, where he will join his former band mate, Rod Stewart, BECK will now include Kansas City, Tulsa, Austin, San Antonio and Phoenix to his 2019 U.S. live dates. Tickets will go on-sale this Friday, June 21, with the exception of Phoenix which will be on sale on June 24.
In Shadow of new Tennessee Voter Registration Law, HeadCount sets Voter Registration Record at Bonnaroo
HeadCount, the organization that partners with musicians to register voters, smashed it’s all-time record for the most voters registered at any festival in its 15-year history, passing the previous record (set at Bonnaroo in 2016) of 1,211. The record fell late Saturday evening, with another day left to register even more voters.
Over the course of many years of working in this profession, we in this field are lucky enough to be given the opportunity to meet countless musicians who have influenced us in so many ways. As fans, we create Paul Bunion like images in our minds of these people based off small snippets of themselves that they send out into the world, and can’t help but feel a bond with the version of themselves that they want to highlight, and sometimes even fabricate.
A warm, dry wind blew through the beautiful Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles, California as a crowd gathered early to hear the classic rock band Foreigner, on Sunday, June 9th. The show sold out within minutes after being announced several months ago. The gorgeous new amphitheater, in a spectacular rural mountain setting, joined with Nederlander Concerts several years ago to bring big-name musical acts to the region.
The members of Raquel & The Wildflowers will tell you they’ve been together less than a year, but audience members at their shows say they sound like they’ve been together much longer. Based out of Westchester, NY, this band has an exciting, fresh take on the country/rock scene, with hits like “Run Towards the Highway”, Raquel’s first single, which charted #32 on DRT top country airplay charts (2018) and “King of the Jungle”. “King of the Jungle” aired for the first time Feb.
The forthcoming album release, 'This Is The Town: A Tribute to Nilsson (Volume 2),' out June 21 on Royal Potato Family, celebrates the songs of the legendary Harry Nilsson with performances by Cheap Trick, Martha Wainwright, Lauren Ruth Ward and more. Throughout this captivating set, defying expectations is a continuous theme. The 14 kindred spirits of Nilsson assembled on the collection are as stellar as they are varied in their art, each underscoring different facets of his songwriting.