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  • MTV Video Music Awards heading back to California

    MTV Video Music Awards heading back to California

    This year’s MTV Video Music Awards will have another change of scenery when it moves westward once again. On Wednesday, MTV announced that the 31st annual event will return to Los Angeles and take place at the Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24. The show will mark the first major awards ceremony to be held at...
  • Kings of Leon reveal dates for summer/fall U.S. tour

    Kings of Leon reveal dates for summer/fall U.S. tour

    ‘Tis the season for summer tour announcements and Kings of Leon have now thrown their own into the mix. On Tuesday, the band revealed its plans for a late summer/early fall tour running from coast to coast. The 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour kicks off July 31 in St. Louis and will hit the midwest, one...
  • Lorde postpones Australian tour due to infection

    Lorde postpones Australian tour due to infection

    Grammy-winning singer Lorde has racked up a slew of appearances and tour stops over the last few months, but things are being put on hold for the time being, as she announced on Tuesday that she is postponing the Australian leg of her tour. The 17-year-old native of Auckland, New Zealand apologized...
  • Legendary rock icon Bryan Ferry announces fall tour dates

    Legendary rock icon Bryan Ferry announces fall tour dates

    By all accounts, Bryan Ferry put on an excellent show at Coachella, with the L.A. Times describing his rendition of the Roxy Music classic “Love is the Drug” as “silkier dance music than anything coming from any rave tent all weekend.” Although Ferry has wrapped up a series of West Coast dates...
  • A musical guide to Frenchmen Street

    A musical guide to Frenchmen Street

    Located near the French Quarter, Frenchmen Street is known as the "locals' Bourbon Street." The 500 and 600 blocks of this Marigny neighborhood street are not glitzy like the real Bourbon Street, but it does feature some of the best music venues in all of New Orleans. When you're in town for the New...
  • British pop group Little Mix reveals first North American headlining dates

    British pop group Little Mix reveals first North American headlining dates

    The ladies of Little Mix are heading across the pond for their first-ever headlining tour of North America. The British pop quartet will play a series of 16 shows in the U.S. and Canada this fall, starting with a Sept. 10 date at the Mitzer Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton, FL. Like the British pop...
  • Linkin Park talks new album 'The Hunting Party': 'Maybe the loudest we've made'

    Linkin Park talks new album 'The Hunting Party': 'Maybe the loudest we've made'

    Linkin Park will continue its innovative history with its next album, The Hunting Party. Fans who have enjoyed recent records the band has done may be in for an interesting surprise, with The Hunting Party's apparent heavy metal and volume. In a recent discussion with Rolling Stone, Linkin Park lead...
  • At 64, will Bruce Springsteen still rage at Jazz Fest?

    At 64, will Bruce Springsteen still rage at Jazz Fest?

    Despite having spent more than 40 years in the music industry, 64-year-old rocker Bruce Springsteen may still have a few tricks up his sleeves. Related: Read more on the all-AXS Jazz Fest Guide Often labeled as classic rock, Springsteen embraced an edgier, more contemporary sound for his latest...
  • Performers announced for Clear Channel's first iHeartRadio Music Awards

    Performers announced for Clear Channel's first iHeartRadio Music Awards

    Clear Channel and NBC are ramping up preparations for the inaugural iHeartRadio Music Awards. According to USA Today, fans have already cast "more than 55 million votes" on various social media outlets in advance of the show's May 1 air date. The incredible success of this first outing looks assured...
  • NYC's SummerStage series includes free shows from Dr. John, Andrew Bird and more

    NYC's SummerStage series includes free shows from Dr. John, Andrew Bird and more

    With over 100 free performances spread across all five boroughs, the SummerStage concert series in New York City is one of the best values in the U.S. Sunday’s announcement of the 2014 roster of performers once again provides a choice selection of options for the budget-minded concertgoer. Up-and...
  • Inside Jack White's World's Fastest Record

    Inside Jack White's World's Fastest Record

    By now you've heard that over the weekend musical master, Jack White, made the world's fastest record. On Saturday, April 19, 2014, National Record Store Day, "Lazaretto," the title track from White's forthcoming album, was recorded in front of a small crowd at the artist's Third Man Records...
  • Eminem was been announced as one of the headliners for the 2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival.

    Outkast, Eminem, Pearl Jam to headline Austin City Limits Festival

    The Austin City Limits Music Festival announced its 2014 lineup on Tuesday and the eclectic collection of performers makes it one of the most intriguing festivals this fall. Eminem, Pearl Jam, and Outkast have been announced as headliners for the three-day festival, which like Coachella, will take...
  • Are the Backstreet Boys and the Spice Girls planning a reunion tour together?

    Are the Backstreet Boys and the Spice Girls planning a reunion tour together?

    The Backstreet Boys and the Spice Girls were on nearly everyone's 90's playlist and rumor has it they could be coming back... together. According to a video report by Cosmopolitan, the Backstreet Boys are really hopeful that they can work out an arrangement that would see them on a worldwide tour...
  • Outkast set to headline BET Experience in Los Angeles this summer

    Outkast set to headline BET Experience in Los Angeles this summer

    On Monday, AEG announced that hip hop duo Outkast will be headlining this year's BET Experience at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, which is scheduled for June 27-29. Andre 3000 and Big Boi are scheduled to appear on the STAPLES Center stage on Saturday, June 28. Rick Ross, A$AP Rocky, K. Michele, Ty Dolla...
  • Recording artist Paul McCartney performs onstage during 'The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles' at the Lo

    Paul McCartney adds 5 more dates to U.S. leg of 2014 'Out There' tour

    If you’ve been hoping for a chance to see Paul McCartney in concert, your chances may have just improved. On Monday, McCartney announced that he is adding more dates to his U.S. tour, two of which give fans a brand-new opportunity to see Sir Paul play in their city in person this summer. Three of...
  • Arcade Fire closes out Coachella with guest appearances by Beck and 'Daft Punk'

    Arcade Fire closes out Coachella with guest appearances by Beck and 'Daft Punk'

    Sunday evening marked the end of Coachella 2014 and headliner Arcade Fire proved they were more than willing to give their audience a show that would close Coachella down in style. To start their set, Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler introduced two individuals sporting robot masks very similar to...
  • Miley Cyrus reschedules remaining American dates of 'Bangerz' tour

    Miley Cyrus reschedules remaining American dates of 'Bangerz' tour

    As of Friday, Miley Cyrus’ representative announced that the rest of the North American leg of the “Bangerz” tour will have to be postponed. The pop star first canceled a show in Charlotte, N.C., reporting flu-like symptoms. However, when she also canceled a show in Kansas City, Mo. and a concert...
  • Paul McCartney adds five more U.S. stops to 'Out There! Tour'

    Paul McCartney adds five more U.S. stops to 'Out There! Tour'

    Paul McCartney's 2014 "Out There! Tour" added five new tour dates to its U.S. itinerary, April 21. The five shows, all in the Midwest, will be July 9, in Chicago, IL at United Center; July 12, in Fargo, ND at the Fargodome; July 14, in Lincoln, NE at Pinnacle Bank Center; July 16, in Kansas City, MO...
  • Rapper Eminem performs onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

    Rumor: Will Eminem headline Austin City Limits?

    With only twenty-four seemingly endless hours to go until the lineup for the 2014 Austin City Limits, the rumors are beginning to fly. This will be the second year that the festival will be split over two weekends, a decision that allows for a whole lot more music, and a whole lot more speculation...
  • Jack White performs on Record Store Day, produces vinyl in record-breaking time

    Jack White performs on Record Store Day, produces vinyl in record-breaking time

    Saturday marked the eighth annual international Record Store Day, which was chock full of special releases and deals to celebrate the “unique culture” of independent record sellers. The holiday was also newsworthy in that one musician marked the occasion with a record-setting feat. Appearing in the...
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