• Report: Lionel Richie on Track for Vegas Residency, Diana Ross Eyes Return to Sin City

    Report: Lionel Richie on Track for Vegas Residency, Diana Ross Eyes Return to Sin City

    Looks like Lionel Richie will be following in the footsteps of his “Endless Love” duet partner, Diana Ross, and will launch a residency in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Sun reports that Richie and promoters are eying a stint of shows at Axis at Planet Hollywood, in between dates by pop star Britney Spears who has a long-term run ongoing at the venue.   Meanwhile the former Supreme may be returning to Vegas for more shows. This month Ross played nine shows at the Venetian, and according to the Sun is considering a return engagement there. But one hitmaker who apparently… Read more

  • The Who, Elton John, Chicago & More Featured on AXS Jazzfest TV Coverage

    The Who, Elton John, Chicago & More Featured on AXS Jazzfest TV Coverage

    Fans of Elton John and The Who unable to get to New Orleans for the popular New Orleans Heritage and Jazz Festival can get all of the action with AXS TV’s live broadcast next weekend. The network will be airing 21 hours of live and recorded performances from this year’s fest, taking place May 1-3.  Besides Elton and The Who, the AXS broadcast also will feature Chicago, Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band, Steve Winwood, Lenny Kravitz, The O’Jays and more. AXS’ coverage begins at 4 p.m. daily during Jazzfst.  Viewers also will be able to access special festival-specific… Read more

  • Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Announces New Project, Delta Deep, with STP’s Robert DeLeo

    Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Announces New Project, Delta Deep, with STP’s Robert DeLeo

    Def Leppard lead guitarist Phil Collen is exploring his passion for blues in a new project, Delta Deep, whose self-titled debut is scheduled for release in June. Delta Deep features Stone Temple Pilots bassist Robert DeLeo, with vocals from Debbi Blackwell-Cook and drummer Forrest Robinson. The album is peppered with guest stars galore, including Def Leppard lead singer Joe Elliot, Whitesnake‘s David Coverdale, Sex Pistols/Manraze drummer Paul Cook, and Girl/Manraze bassist Simon Laffy. The idea for project dates back to 2012, when Collen and Cook — who’s the godmother of Collen’s wife, Helen — got together to sing blues classics… Read more

  • Stevie Wonder, Peter Cetera to Join David Foster at Foundation Miracle Gala & Concert

    Stevie Wonder, Peter Cetera to Join David Foster at Foundation Miracle Gala & Concert

    Stevie Wonder and Peter Cetera will perform at the David Foster Foundation Miracle Gala & Concert in Canada this fall. Wonder and the former Chicago singer will join the Grammy-winning writer/producer onstage Sept. 26 at the Mattamay Athletic Centre in the Gardens, Toronto. The David Foster Foundation supports the non-medical expenses of Canadian families with children undergoing life-saving pediatric organ transplants. Non-medical expenses include gas and groceries, mortgage payments, car payments, and travel. The average cost to support one family is $10,000 a year. Last year’s gala in Calgary — which featured Steven Tyler, Jennifer Hudson, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and… Read more

  • Paul McCartney Announces Philly Show, Hints More North American Dates to Follow

    Paul McCartney Announces Philly Show, Hints More North American Dates to Follow

    Paul McCartney is coming to the City of Brotherly Love. The Beatles legend announced that he will perform at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on June 21.  It will be Paul’s first appearance in Philadelphia since 2010.  The show is being billed as the first North American arena date of the rocker’s Out There tour, with the implication of more to come. Advance tickets will go on sale Monday for registered users of McCartney’s website, with sales to the general public beginning  Friday, May 1 at noon Eastern. Currently on tour in Japan and South Korea, McCartney is already confirmed for… Read more

  • Report: Grateful Dead Tour in the Works with John Mayer

    Report: Grateful Dead Tour in the Works with John Mayer

    The surviving core members of The Grateful Dead have insisted that the group’s Fare Thee Well shows in Chicago and Santa Clarita, California, will be their last, but according to Billboard a tour could be in the works with pop guitarist John Mayer filling in for the late Jerry Garcia. Although a rep for the Dead tells Billboard talk of a tour is “premature,” the magazine cites unnamed sources as saying Mayer already has begun jamming informally with Dead guitarist/singer Bob Weir and other band members, and that an October kick-off is being eyed for a full-fledged tour. As previously reported,… Read more

  • Elton John Voices Support for Bruce Jenner

    Elton John Voices Support for Bruce Jenner

    Elton John is voicing his support for Bruce Jenner.  The former Olympian turned reality star’s 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer airs Friday night, during which Jenner will presumably address his gender transition for the first time. “It’s an incredibly brave thing to do, especially when you’re older,” Elton told Access Hollywood Thursday night during a charity event in L.A. The singer added, “I admire him for doing it and I support him 100 percent.” Elton’s husband, David Furnish, agreed. “People should support him,” he said. Other celebrities have spoken out in support of Bruce’s reported transition, too. Boy George told… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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