• Lady Gaga, John Legend & More Join Lineup for Grammy Salute to Stevie Wonder

    Lady Gaga, John Legend & More Join Lineup for Grammy Salute to Stevie Wonder

    The lineup for the upcoming TV special Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life — An All-Star GRAMMY Salute continues to expand. Pop stars Lady Gaga, John Legend and Ariana Grande, as well as country group The Band Perry, are the latest additions to the bill, which already includes Willie Nelson, Coldplay‘s Chris Martin, Janelle Monáe, Ed Sheeran and Usher.  As previously reported, the special will pay tribute to Stevie Wonder by featuring current acts performing songs from the Motown legend’s catalog.  Wonder is the only artist ever to win Album of the Year at the Grammys three out… Read more

  • Doobie Brothers Launch New "Concert Club" Giving Fans Access to Special Ticket Offers and Merchandise

    Doobie Brothers Launch New "Concert Club" Giving Fans Access to Special Ticket Offers and Merchandise

    The Doobie Brothers have launched a new fan club that will give their biggest fans access to premium seats and special packages, as well as being treated to a variety of cool themed merchandise and collectibles.  For an annual fee of $39.99, the “Takin’ It to the Streets Concert Club” offers participants priority access to pre-sale tickets and VIP packages to select shows, while members also receive a Doobie Brothers guitar-pick set, blanket and limited-edition lithograph, as well as the chance to enter special contests and giveaways. “Music has changed a lot during our career, but one thing hasn’t: fans… Read more

  • Tom Petty Issues Statement Regarding Sam Smith, Says "I Won't Back Down" Similarity Was a "Musical Accident"

    Tom Petty Issues Statement Regarding Sam Smith, Says "I Won't Back Down" Similarity Was a "Musical Accident"

    Earlier this week, it was announced that Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne had been added to the songwriting credits of “Stay with Me,” the Grammy-nominated hit by British pop star Sam Smith, because of its supposed similarity to Petty and Lynne’s 1989 hit composition, “I Won’t Back Down.”  Now, Petty has issued statement about that decision, saying there’s no bad blood between himself and Smith. “About the Sam Smith thing. Let me say I have never had any hard feelings toward Sam,” Petty writes on his website. “All my years of songwriting have shown me these things can happen.  Most… Read more

  • New Ringo Starr Album, "Postcards from Paradise," Out March 31

    New Ringo Starr Album, "Postcards from Paradise," Out March 31

    Ringo Starr hits the road again in two weeks for about a month’s worth of dates, but he’ll be back home in time for the release of his new album, Postcards from Paradise, set to drop March 31. Ringo’s 18th studio album sees him backed by his current All Starr Band players: Steve Lukather, Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie, Richard Page, Wally Palmer, and Gregg Bissonette.  Postcards from Paradise is also Ringo’s first studio album to include a song written and recorded by them.  It’ll also feature contributions from guests including Joe Walsh, Benmont Tench, Dave Stewart, violinist Ann Marie Simpson,… Read more

  • Listen to Title Track from Randy Bachman's Upcoming Album, "Heavy Blues," Featuring Peter Frampton

    Listen to Title Track from Randy Bachman's Upcoming Album, "Heavy Blues," Featuring Peter Frampton

    The first taste of Heavy Blues, the upcoming studio album by Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman‘s new group, Bachman, has made its way online.  A clip featuring the audio of the record’s entire title track, boasting a guest appearance by Peter Frampton, has been posted on YouTube. The song lives up to its name, with Bachman and Frampton delivering dueling blues-y guitar riffs accompanied by a bludgeoning rhythm section reminiscent of Cream and the Jimi Hendrix Experience. As previously reported, Bachman the band is comprised of Randy, bassist Anna Ruddick and drummer Dale Anne Brendon.  Heavy Blues features guest appearances… Read more

  • Ex-Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Upset He Wasn't "Equally Represented" in Band's Recent Documentary

    Ex-Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Upset He Wasn't "Equally Represented" in Band's Recent Documentary

    Earlier this month, the 2014 Genesis documentary Sum of the Parts, which premiered in the U.S. on Showtime in October, was released on DVD and Blu-ray.  The film featured brand-new interviews with all five members of the band’s classic early 1970s lineup, including guitarist Steve Hackett.  The doc focused on the group’s history as well as each member’s solo career, but Hackett tells ABC News Radio that he wasn’t very happy about the amount of coverage his own work outside of the group was given. “I got on board believing, naively perhaps, that we would all be equally represented,” he… Read more

  • The Who Announces Special Vinyl Releases to Mark 50th Anniversary

    The Who Announces Special Vinyl Releases to Mark 50th Anniversary

    The Who has announced that 180-gram vinyl reissues of all 11 of its studio albums, along with a double-LP vinyl version of its 2014 The Who Hits 50! compilation, will be released on March 24 in conjunction with the band’s 50th anniversary celebrations.  In addition, on April 7, The Who will release a seven-inch blue-vinyl single of its latest song, “Be Lucky,” as well as the first of a series of four vinyl box sets gathering together the group’s earlier singles. The British rockers’ reissued studio albums, spanning from their 1965 debut My Generation through 2006′s Endless Wire, will feature… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  • Feb 01The Enrichment Center Center of Lee County Support Groups
  • Feb 01Temple Theatre - I'll Never Be Hungry Again
  • Feb 03 Coffee Call at the Disabled American Veterans Building
  • Feb 03Toddler Story Time
  • Feb 03Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: CCH Wound Care Center