• Tickets for Bob Dylan MusiCares Tribute Being Auctioned to Aid Grammy Charities

    Tickets for Bob Dylan MusiCares Tribute Being Auctioned to Aid Grammy Charities

    A new charity auction is offering the chance to attend the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year benefit, which will feature an all-star tribute to Bob Dylan.  The event will be held on February 6 in Los Angeles, and will honor the singer/songwriter’s musical contributions, as well as his humanitarian and philanthropic efforts. The winning bidder and a guest will receive two premium tickets to the event, as well as passes to private rehearsals that will be held the day before.  Bidding on the MusiCares Person of the Year package will be open until December 10 at CharityBuzz.com. Among the… Read more

  • Rolling Stones, Billy Joel, Lionel Richie Among Honorees at "Billboard" Touring Awards

    Rolling Stones, Billy Joel, Lionel Richie Among Honorees at "Billboard" Touring Awards

    The Rolling Stones, Billy Joel and Lionel Richie were among the honorees at this year’s Billboard Touring Awards, which recognizes achievements in concert touring business.  The event was held Thursday night at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. The Stones won the Top Boxscore prize, for a three-show engagement at the Tokyo Dome in Japan in February and March of this year.  The British rock legends beat out Paul McCartney and U.K. boy band One Direction for the award, which honors the highest-grossing single engagement by an artist. Joel took home the Concert Marketing & Promotion Award for his… Read more

  • Billy Joel Ties Elton John's Record at the Garden, Considers Return to Broadway

    Billy Joel Ties Elton John's Record at the Garden, Considers Return to Broadway

    Billy Joel and Elton John aren’t very close anymore, but the two now have something else in common besides their keyboard, singing and songwriting skills: The Piano Man has just tied the Rocket Man’s all-time record for most shows at Madison Square Garden by one artist. Joel has just announced another concert at New York City’s Madison Square Garden for June 20, 2015.  This will be his 64th show overall at the legendary venue, and the 18th as part of his residency at the Garden, which began in January of this year.  Tickets for the June show go on sale… Read more

  • High-Def Audio Version of George Harrison's "The Apple Years" Box Set to Be Released Next Week

    High-Def Audio Version of George Harrison's "The Apple Years" Box Set to Be Released Next Week

    Back in September, a box set titled The Apple Years 1968-75 featuring remastered versions of George Harrison‘s first six solo albums was issued on CD and as a standard digital download.  Now, a high-definition digital version of the compilation is set to be released this Monday, November 24. The revamped collection has been mastered in 96-kHz/24-bit digital resolution from the album’s original master tapes, and will be available for purchase from all major high-def audio sellers. The Apple Years 1968-75 includes 1968′s Wonderwall Music, 1969′s Electronic Sound, 1970′s All Things Must Pass, 1973′s Living in the Material World, 1974′s Dark… Read more

  • The Beach Boys' Mike Love to Write Memoir, "Good Vibrations"

    The Beach Boys' Mike Love to Write Memoir, "Good Vibrations"

    Beach Boys co-founder Mike Love has inked a deal to write a memoir about his time in the group. Blue Rider Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House, will publish Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy.  The book will discuss the singer’s childhood growing up in the Los Angeles area, the many ups and downs he experienced as a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, his spiritual journey and long devotion to transcendental meditation, and his “complex” relationship with cousin and fellow Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson. “I’ve had an incredible life with a… Read more

  • Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel Pay Tribute to "Graduate" Director Mike Nichols

    Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel Pay Tribute to "Graduate" Director Mike Nichols

    Mike Nichols, one of the most celebrated and successful film and stage directors in American history, died Wednesday night at age 83.  Nichols directed some of American cinema’s classic films, including 1968′s The Graduate, for which he won the Academy Award for best director. Many of the acclaimed director’s celebrity friends and colleagues have written messages paying tribute to Nichols, including Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, whose music, including the hit “Mrs. Robinson,” made up the majority of The Graduate‘s soundtrack. Simon issued a brief statement that reads, “My dear friend of 47 years. I love and admire Mike Nichols.”… Read more

  • Cher Cancels the Rest of Her Dressed to Kill Dates

    Cher Cancels the Rest of Her Dressed to Kill Dates

    Poor Cher.  Back in September, she became ill and and had to reschedule all her concert dates.  But now, she’s been forced to cancel all those rescheduled dates, because she still hasn’t made a full recovery. After Cher wrapped up the first leg of her Dressed to Kill tour in March, she was going to embark on a second leg, but she contracted an infection that affected her kidney function, leading the postponement and rescheduling of the dates.  But now, her doctors have advised her that she needs even more time to ensure a “complete and total recovery.”  Ticket holders… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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