Rock 'n' Roll
JD & The Straight Shot announces today they will open for rock legend Joe Walsh, at The Paramount Theatre in Huntington, NY on Long Island on Monday, April 15th. Find out more about the show here.Founded by frontman Jim Dolan, JD & The Straight released their fourth studio album Midnight Run last summer.
Last summer, as we were road trippin, we were listening to Pretty Lights. Finally Moving came on and Pete (Peter Di Stefano of Porno For Pyros) said it sounded like Jimi Hendrix. He grabbed his guitar and started strumming All Along The Watch Tower as it played..
"No reason to get excited,"
The thief, he kindly spoke
"There are many here among us
Legendary Southern Rock guitarist Dan Toler died this morning, February 25th 2013, at his home in Sarasota Florida. Dan passed away after a long battle against (ALS) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.Dan Toler was celebrated in the late 1970s for his astonishing guitar work as a member of the Dickey Betts & Great Southern band. He was featured on the two albums with Dickey Betts & Great Southern and later become a member of The Allman Brothers Band in 1979 and remained until 1982.
Even if he’d never formed the Allman Brothers Band, Duane Allman would be a major figure in American popular music. Long before his name became known to mainstream audiences, he had already established his credentials as a once-in-a-lifetime guitar visionary, leaving his unmistakable stamp on a broad array of recordings.
For THE BLACK CROWES, it's always been about musical exploration, and on their “Lay Down With Number 13” world tour in 2013, for which tickets go on sale January 11 at 10:13 AM LOCAL TIME, they'll keep their shows as fresh as ever.
Ruf Records announces a January 8 U.S. release date for Haywire Riot, the new CD from rock quartet Skinny Molly, distributed nationally by the Allegro Corporation. Skinny Molly is led by lead singer/lead guitarist Mike Estes, a former member of the legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd, and also features Jay Johnson on lead guitar and backing vocals, Kurt Pietro on drums and Luke Bradshaw on bass and backing vocals.
THE BLACK CROWES will return to the road in 2013 with their “Lay Down With Number 13” world tour. The first leg will encompass dates in the U.K. March 24-30 and the U.S. April 2- May 4. Tickets for this first leg go on sale Friday, January 11 at 10:13 AM LOCAL TIME and ticket link information will be available on Tuesday, January 1 here. Additional dates will be announced soon.
Greetings from Asbury Park...It's never been so important to say those words, because compared to the rest of the Jersey Shore, we are fine. The Stone Pony, Paramount Theatre and Asbury Park Convention Hall are open for business and the rest of our boardwalk and surrounding beaches are progressing into the New Year.But our neighbors, our families and our friends however are not as fortunate. For the past month we've been with them, shoveling, ripping out drywall and now know why they call a crawl space a crawl space.