• Wrist Injury Forces Gregg Allman to Miss Two Scheduled Australian Concerts

    Wrist Injury Forces Gregg Allman to Miss Two Scheduled Australian Concerts

    Health issues continue to plague Gregg Allman.  The 66-year-old rocker has had to pull out of the last two dates of his brief Australian tour because he’s been hampered by a wrist injury he suffered shortly before heading Down Under. The affected concerts were a show this past Monday in Sydney and a performance that’s scheduled for Wednesday in Melbourne. Neither event was canceled; instead, opening acts Gov’t Mule and Devon Allman, Gregg’s son, are playing longer sets at each show. The events’ promoters, Bluesfest Touring, have issued a statement explaining, “Gregg Allman broke his wrist not long before the… Read more

  • Crosby, Stills & Nash Add Three New Shows to Upcoming US Tour

    Crosby, Stills & Nash Add Three New Shows to Upcoming US Tour

    Crosby, Stills & Nash fans will have a few more chances to see the legendary folk-rock trio in concert this year in the U.S.  The group, whose 2014 stateside tour stretches from early July all the way to early October, has added three more dates to its itinerary. The new shows are a July 11 gig at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the third performance CSN has scheduled at the famed venue this year, and September 16 and 17 concerts in two respective Oregon cities — Portland and Eugene.  Pre-sale tickets for the three shows will be available… Read more

  • Aerosmith's Joe Perry Giving Fans the Chance to Buy the Guitar Off His Back

    Aerosmith's Joe Perry Giving Fans the Chance to Buy the Guitar Off His Back

    How would you like to own a guitar autographed by Aerosmith‘s Joe Perry and played by him at one of the band’s Let Rock Rule tour dates this summer with Slash, while also getting to attend that very show?  Well, now you can, if you can afford the $6,999 price tag. A new promotion called “Joe Perry’s Guitar Off My Back” is offering a lucky fan at each stop of the 20-date trek a package that includes two premium tickets and a Gibson Les Paul Studio Model guitar that the legendary rocker will use on stage during the gig and… Read more

  • Santana Schedules New Series of Shows for Las Vegas Residency

    Santana Schedules New Series of Shows for Las Vegas Residency

    It’s quite the busy year for Carlos Santana and his band.  In addition to releasing their first-ever Spanish-language album, Corazón, on May 6, the Latin-rock legends will be mounting two tours — one next month in support of the project, and a separate joint trek with Rod Stewart. Now, Santana also has scheduled a new series of dates as part of its ongoing residency at the House of Blues Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.  A total of 17 Vegas performances have been confirmed, with nine taking place this November and eight more lined up in January 2015. Tickets for the… Read more

  • Report: Paul McCartney Selling Converted Fishing Boat for About $100K

    Report: Paul McCartney Selling Converted Fishing Boat for About $100K

    Paul McCartney reportedly is selling a 52-foot converted fishing boat on which he used to spend quality time with his late first wife, Linda.  According to The Daily Mail, the Beatles star is asking 60,000 pounds, or about $100,000, for the vessel, which is named Barnaby Rudge after a character in a Charles Dickens novel. The paper reports that Sir Paul decided to sell the boat because it was a bittersweet reminder of his happy years with Linda, who passed away in 1998 at age 56 after a battle with breast cancer.  A family friend tells The Daily Mail that… Read more

  • Man Who Stole Peter Frampton’s Luggage at Denver Airport Last Summer Receives Suspended Jail Sentence

    Man Who Stole Peter Frampton’s Luggage at Denver Airport Last Summer Receives Suspended Jail Sentence

    A man who was convicted of stealing Peter Frampton‘s luggage at Denver International Airport last July has received a suspended jail sentence and fines totaling more than $8,800.  John Allen Papelbon confessed to a local detective that he stole seven bags from the airport, one of which belonged to the veteran guitar whiz, the Denver Post reports. According to the newspaper, state records show that a judge sentenced the 52-year-old Thornton to 60 days in jail on Friday, but suspended the sentence so that the thief can work off the fines he owes. In addition, because Papelbon pleaded guilty to… Read more

  • Paul McCartney Postpones Concert in Santiago, Chile; Announces Five New US Tour Dates

    Paul McCartney Postpones Concert in Santiago, Chile; Announces Five New US Tour Dates

    Paul McCartney just kicked off a new Latin American leg of his Out There Tour over the weekend, and the road trip already has hit a speed bump.  The legendary Beatle has postponed the trek’s second show, which had been scheduled to take place at the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile, on Monday, April 21, because a plane carrying his equipment didn’t arrive in the city on time. The concert now is scheduled for this Wednesday, April 23.  Sir Paul also has a previously announced show at the same venue on Tuesday. “Though I’m upset that the jumbo jet carrying… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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