• John Fogerty Jams with Mumford & Sons

    John Fogerty Jams with Mumford & Sons

    There’s no stopping John Fogerty. The singer-songwriter and former frontman of Creedence Clearwater Revival made a surprise appearance Saturday night when he joined Mumford & Sons as part of the Gentlemen of the Road festival in St. Augustine, Florida. Fogerty apparently got a call on Friday afternoon about filling in for the band fun. whose lead singer, Nate Ruess, had been told to rest his vocal cords. Within a few hours, he was on a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to the Sunshine State. Once he got to the festival, Fogerty performed twice. First, he played such CCR classics as… Read more

  • The Doors' John Densmore to Perform at L.A.-Area Benefit Show for Music-Education Charity

    The Doors' John Densmore to Perform at L.A.-Area Benefit Show for Music-Education Charity

    Doors drummer John Densmore is part of an eclectic lineup of musicians who will perform at a benefit concert celebrating the 1Love Playing for Change Day initiative on September 21 at the Whisky a Go-Go in West Hollywood, California.  The show will raise money for the Playing for Change Foundation, which helps provide music education to underprivileged children in many countries. Besides Densmore, the concert will feature acclaimed blues singer/guitarist Keb’ Mo’, West African artists Rocky Dawuni and Alidu, California-based reggae act Papafish and the Playing for Change Band, a group made up of musicians from nine countries.  The Whiskey… Read more

  • Carlos Santana Hits Parked Car in Las Vegas

    Carlos Santana Hits Parked Car in Las Vegas

    Carlos Santana was involved in what police are calling a minor accident in Las Vegas on Friday night. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Carlos was driving home when he struck a parked car in an upscale area of Vegas. He was alone in his vehicle at the time. Police Lt. Ken Romane tells the newspaper that Carlos had not been driving under the influence, and that the accident was not “log worthy,” or significant enough to be officially documented by police. The 66-year-old guitar legend is currently staging a residency at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay in Vegas…. Read more

  • Linda Ronstadt Reveals How Parkinson’s Disease Rendered Her Unable to Sing

    Linda Ronstadt Reveals How Parkinson’s Disease Rendered Her Unable to Sing

    Linda Ronstadt says her battle with Parkinson’s disease had affected her singing so much that it was as if her “elevator would go to the wrong floor all the time.” The 67-year-old singing legend made the comment to Diane Sawyer on Friday night’s edition of ABC’s World News. She recalled that she’d reached a point when she was no longer able to hit the proper notes while performing. She also noted, “It was hard to comb my hair. It was hard to brush my teeth. It was hard to wash my hair. Hard to get my hands up over my… Read more

  • Cher Turned Down Chance to Open Olympics Due to Russia's Anti-Gay Law

    Cher Turned Down Chance to Open Olympics Due to Russia's Anti-Gay Law

    Add Cher to the list of celebrities who aren’t happy about Russia’s current anti-gay law.  In fact, she says she turned down the chance to open the upcoming Winter Olympics in that country because of it. Speaking to the Canadian magazine Maclean’s, Cher said, “I can’t name names, but my friend called, who is a big oligarch over there, and asked me if I’d like to be an ambassador for the Olympics and open the show. I immediately said no.” She added, “I want to know why all of this gay hate just exploded over there. He said the Russian… Read more

  • Second Annual Moody Blues Cruise to Feature Roger Daltrey, Starship, The Zombies and Many Others

    Second Annual Moody Blues Cruise to Feature Roger Daltrey, Starship, The Zombies and Many Others

    After hosting their first themed cruise last March, The Moody Blues will once again head out to sea with an impressive lineup of fellow rockers in the spring.  The Moody Blues Cruise 2014 will set sail from Miami on April 2 and make stops in Nassau in the Bahamas and Grand Turk Island before returing to port on April 7. Among the many artists who’ll be joining The Moodies on the musical voyage are The Who‘s Roger Daltrey, Starship Featuring Mickey Thomas, Emerson, Lake & Palmer drummer Carl Palmer and former members of Electric Light Orchestra, as well as such… Read more

  • Elton John Is an "Addict" When It Comes to Touring

    Elton John Is an "Addict" When It Comes to Touring

    Elton John recently said that due to his recent bout with appendicitis, he plans to drastically cut back on his hectic touring schedule.  But why has he felt compelled, at age 66, to play more than 120 dates a year if he doesn’t need the money?  Because, the pop-rock legend maintains, for him, touring is like cocaine or alcohol: He’s addicted. “I couldn’t just have one bunch of flowers, or one line of coke, or one drink or one pair of shoes,” he tells the British paper The Mirror.  “It’s inbred in me.  I’m an addict….So I’m addicted to working.  I… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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