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Credit: Eleanor StillsGraham Nash will team up with the Cleveland-based Contemporary Youth Orchestra for a special one-off concert scheduled for June 5 at the city's Severance Hall.  The show will feature the folk-rock great performing alongside the 115-member orchestra, as well as with a 65-member choir, made up of students from 64 Ohio school districts.The event is the latest in the orchestra's ongoing Rock the Orchestra Concert series.  Nash will be the 15th artist to participat
03/04/2015 05:00:00am
Image Courtesy of The Best FestA new all-star concert paying tribute to founding Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson is scheduled to take place on March 30 at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles.  The first-ever Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson will feature an guest appearance by Wilson himself, as well as performances by fellow Beach Boy Al Jardine, Heart's Ann Wilson, Boz Scaggs, Wilson Phillips, Norah Jones and many more.The event is being curated by The Best Fest,
03/03/2015 02:00:00pm
Image Courtesy of The Best FestA new all-star concert paying tribute to founding Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson is scheduled to take place on March 30 at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles.  The first-ever Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson will feature an guest appearance by Wilson himself, as well as performances by fellow Beach Boy Al Jardine, Heart's Ann Wilson, Boz Scaggs, Wilson Phillips, Norah Jones and many more.The event is being curated by The Best Fest,
03/03/2015 02:00:00pm
PRNewsFoto/Def Jam RecordingsPaul McCartney's collaborative relationship with Kanye West continues to be a fruitful one, as the ex-Beatle is featured on yet another song with the rap star.  McCartney sings and whistles on "All Day," West's latest single, which was released on Monday night via iTunes.The track, which also features a vocal from Theophilus London and a rap from U.K. artist Allan Kingdom, will appear on Kanye's upcoming album, So Help Me God.  The release of the five-mi
03/03/2015 10:00:00am
Nonesuch/Warner Bros. RecordsThis year's Record Store Day is fast approaching, and Robert Plant is among the artists who will be releasing limited-edition vinyl discs as part of the promotion, which takes place on Friday, April 18.The Led Zeppelin singer will release More Roar, a 10-inch EP featuring live performances recorded during his 2014 tour with his current band, The Sensational Space Shifters.  Side A of the record includes renditions of "Turn It Up" and "Arbaden," songs that appe
03/03/2015 10:00:00am
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + MuseumWe already knew that the 30th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is scheduled for April 18 at Cleveland's Public Hall, but we now know when and where fans will be able to watch the big event on television.  The show will premiere on HBO on Saturday, May 30, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.As previously reported, the latest crop of inductees includes Ringo Starr, Bill Withers, Lou Reed, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Doub
03/03/2015 10:00:00am
PRNewsFoto/Hard Rock InternationalBarry Gibb and Gloria Estefan are among the stars who will perform at a free concert event called the Hard Rock Rising Miami Beach festival that will take place on Monday, March 26, at the famed Florida resort town.  The musical extravaganza also will feature a variety of other stars, including ex-Traffic singer/guitarist Dave Mason, Andrea Bocelli, Wyclef Jean, Jon Secada, Flo Rida, veteran reggae group Third World and more.Actor Andy Garcia will serve
03/03/2015 05:00:00am
Interscope RecordsMadonna has announced she'll be bringing her Rebel Heart tour to 35 cities, beginning August 29 at Miami's American Airlines Arena.Following stops in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and other cities, the UK/European leg will kick off on November 4th in Koln, Germany, and will stop in Spain, Sweden, Italy, and elsewhere.  Ticket details are available on Madonna's official website.Here are the scheduled dates for Madonna's Rebel Heart tour:North America/Puerto Rico:
03/02/2015 06:00:00pm
MAD Ink PRA dozen new dates have been revealed for the recently-announced U.S. leg of John Fogerty's "1969" tour, which will celebrate the eventful year Creedence Clearwater Revival released three of its classic albums -- Bayou Country, Green River, and Willy and the Poor Boys.  The newly-announced shows include a series of spring stops in the Southeast, starting May 2 at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, and a June 30 gig at the Wolf Trap performing arts center in Vienna, Vir
03/02/2015 06:00:00pm
Columbia RecordsThe first official video to a song from Bob Dylan's new standards collection, Shadows in the Night has premiered online.  The stylized black-and-white clip, which accompanies Dylan's rendition of the 1940s ballad "The Night We Called It a Day," pays tribute to the classic film noir pictures of yesteryear.The video stars Dylan and actor Robert Davi as two men who apparently are vying for the affections of the same woman, an alluring blonde burlesque dancer portrayed by Tra
03/02/2015 02:00:00pm
Fathom EventsA film featuring a whole lotta live footage of Led Zeppelin rocking out at several concerts that took place throughout the band's career will be screened at select theaters across the U.S. March 30.Titled simply Led Zeppelin, the movie includes performances filmed at London's Royal Albert Hall in January 1970, at the band's historic in July 1973 stand at New York City's Madison Square Garden, during a five-night engagement at London's Earl's Court in May 1975, and at the group'
03/02/2015 12:30:00pm
Boston (Credit: Kamal Asar)The lineup for the 19th annual edition of Florida's Sunfest has been announced and it features an eclectic mix of artists, including such veteran performers as Boston, Eddie Money and Sammy Hagar.  The event is scheduled to run from April 29 through May 3 in downtown West Palm Beach.Hagar will be playing with his new group The Circle, which features ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and drummer Jason Bonham, the son of Led Zeppelin's John Bonham.  Other
03/02/2015 10:00:00am
MPL/Mary McCartneyA lot of famous musicians have written memoirs recounting the highlights of their careers and personal lives, but Paul McCartney says he currently has no plans to become one of them.The rock legend explained his feelings about whether he'd ever pen an autobiography in the latest installment of the "You Gave Me the Answer" feature on his official website.Responding to a question by a Canadian fan, Sir Paul said, "My feeling is that there have been enough books on me done al
03/01/2015 05:00:00am
West Grand MediaThe historic 1983 special that celebrated the 25th anniversary of Motown, which hasn't been seen on TV since it originally aired, will be rebroadcast on many PBS stations this Saturday, February 28, at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT; check local listings. The show, titled Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever, featured Michael Jackson's famous performance of "Billie Jean," during which he introduced the world to his amazing "moonwalk" dance move, as well as memorable reunions of T
02/28/2015 05:01:00am
Credit: Francois DuhamelThe upcoming Brian Wilson biopic, Love & Mercy, is slated to get its U.S. premiere on March 15 at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, but you can get a first look at the movie now by checking out a new teaser trailer that's debuted online.  The clip shows glimpses of actors Paul Dano and John Cusack portraying the troubled Beach Boys mastermind at different periods in his life.The video includes a montage of brief segments from the film set to
02/26/2015 06:03:00pm