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  • Grading this year's AV Club Undercover performances

    Grading this year's AV Club Undercover performances

    For several years, popular culture website AV Club has done a thing called AV Club Undercover. A list of songs is generated, and then bands are invited in to perform a song from the list, with each band having less and less songs to choose from until only one remains. This year’s performances are...
  • The 10 best Daft Punk songs

    The 10 best Daft Punk songs

    This French, duo, Daft Punk (Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter), known for their infamous helmets are remarkably considered the pioneering acts in electronic/house music. With over a decade of classic singles consisting of party anthems and house albums, Daft Punk are commercially...
  • You have, like, a million chances to see orchestral Christmas music

    You have, like, a million chances to see orchestral Christmas music

    Christmas music is everywhere this time of year. This is, in part, because there is no shortage of songs to choose from related to this particular holiday season. You’ve got your songs that are about Jesus and stuff, and then you have the more secular stuff about magical snowmen and jingling all the...
  • The best 10 Calvin Harris songs

    The best 10 Calvin Harris songs

    Since 2007, it's been a whirl wind for Calvin Harris who went from posting his singles online then producing hit singles for top artists like Rihanna and then touring and releasing music under his own name. Calvin Harris, considered one of the highest paid DJ last year by Forbes and dominating this...
  • Best pre-Christmas concerts in Fort Myers

    Best pre-Christmas concerts in Fort Myers

    The holidays are upon us, and with all the hustle and bustle comes stress. Before the end of the year it is time you take time for you, and reward yourself with a good concert. These concerts make excellent early Christmas gifts to surprise loved ones before the big day. You will be entertained...
  • Courtney Barnett and maybe the song of the year

    Courtney Barnett and maybe the song of the year

    Australians were able to listen to the music of their native daughter Courtney Barnett earlier than those of us in America, and they are fortunate. Barnett combined a couple of her EPs into The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas, which was released down under in 2013. In April of this year, it was...
  • Reba, Brooks & Dunn announce 'Together In Vegas' at The Colosseum at Caesars

    Reba, Brooks & Dunn announce 'Together In Vegas' at The Colosseum at Caesars

    GRAMMY Award winning country superstar entertainers Reba McEntire, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn are getting together to bring us a one-of-a-kind Country music residency – Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas – opening June 24, 2015 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Tickets for select...
  • Lady Gaga reveals during Howard Stern interview that she was raped as a teen

    Lady Gaga reveals during Howard Stern interview that she was raped as a teen

    On Dec. 2, while being interviewed by Howard Stern on his Sirius radio show to talk about her song “Swine,” singer Lady Gaga ended up revealing to the shock jock that she was raped when she was a teenager by a much older man. When first talking about “Swine,” Gaga said "The song is about rape. The...
  • Tune-Yards finally let the normals in

    Tune-Yards finally let the normals in

    For the most part, Tune-Yards has been making difficult, impenetrable music. Merrill Garbus, the woman who is essentially Tune-Yards despite having band members playing around her and on her record here and there, stylizes the name as "tUnE-yArDs" if you want to get a sense of how little she seems...
  • Is this the beginning of something real for Hozier?

    Is this the beginning of something real for Hozier?

    Earlier this year, Hozier played on Saturday Night Live, leading many to ask exactly who or what this “Hozier” was. Hozier will also be playing February 28 at the Royal Oak Music Theatre in the titular city of said theatre of music. So, who, exactly, is this Hozier? Well, in short, he is a gentleman...
  • Soundgarden asking for fans help with a band documentary

    Soundgarden asking for fans help with a band documentary

    If you’re in a rock band and you don’t have a documentary are you really in a rock band? Soundgarden is the latest band to jump on the documentary bandwagon and they want your help to do it. The film will cover the Seattle grunge rockers' entire career from their early days through their breakup in...
  • Chris Young releases new music video for 'Lonely Eyes'

    Chris Young releases new music video for 'Lonely Eyes'

    Country music artist Chris Young has released his new music video for "Lonely Eyes." On Thursday, Chris went to his YouTube page to share the new music video fans have been waiting to see. This is his newest release from the "A.M." album. This album has been full of hits for Young and this song...
  • The Beach Boys release two new albums to protect their 1964 copyrights

    The Beach Boys release two new albums to protect their 1964 copyrights

    On Dec. 2, The Beach Boys quietly released two new sets of recordings, digital only, to help protect copyright on their recordings from 1964. Keep An Eye on Summer 1964, a collection of studio recordings, and Live in Sacramento 1964, the full music from two 1964 concerts later released in edited...
  • Music festival preview: Austin Psych Fest  reveals Levitation 2015 lineup

    Music festival preview: Austin Psych Fest reveals Levitation 2015 lineup

    Austin Psych Fest marked the rebranding of the eighth annual event as Levitation 2015 by revealing a stellar lineup today. Flaming Lips, Spiritualized, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Tame Impala and festival founders, The Black Angels top the list of bands announced. The renaming comes as the festival...
  • Hookworms announces international tour dates

    Hookworms announces international tour dates

    Hookworms are comprised of five former punkers from Leeds, UK who have transferred their genre to feverish space rock, noise rock or probably more likely to neo-psychedelic rock. The band is composed of JN, JW, MB, MJ and SS. You could say that they hide behind their initials but perhaps they just...
  • Lehigh Saengerbund Chorus' annual Christmas show includes Disney 'Frozen' medley

    Lehigh Saengerbund Chorus' annual Christmas show includes Disney 'Frozen' medley

    The Lehigh Saengerbund chorus is a non-profit, dynamic group consisting of more than 30 talented members that range in age from late teens to seniors. Under the direction and leadership of Edward Milisits, their repertoire includes a variety of German, Latin and American classical, traditional and...
  • Jam at these concerts during the winter in Tampa Bay

    Jam at these concerts during the winter in Tampa Bay

    Florida is unlike any state in the country when it comes to winter. Contrary to popular belief, Floridians do have winter customs, but there are much different from the rest of the country Florida rarely gets cold in the winter, so there are plenty of opportunities for Floridians to get out and...
  • Micky Dolenz discusses 'Micky's Monkees Christmas Show', music & more

    Micky Dolenz discusses 'Micky's Monkees Christmas Show', music & more

    It's been nearly fifty years since the show first aired on television, but Micky Dolenz and the rest of The Monkees' [Mike Nesmith, Peter Tork and Davy Jones] contribution to music cannot be overlooked. Although the show itself lasted only two seasons, the band achieved great success as recording...
  • MyMusicRx Presents Bedstock, The World's First 'In-Bed' Music Festival

    MyMusicRx Presents Bedstock, The World's First 'In-Bed' Music Festival

    On December 2, Mark Foster, Madison Beer, and Chromeo will join other bands and artists by performing from their beds to show of their solidarity with the thousands of sick kids across the US who will spend the holidays in their hospital beds. This is Bedstock. The videos from this event will be...
  • LeAnn Rimes' Special December

    LeAnn Rimes' Special December

    Grammy award winner, country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes is making this a special December and Christmas. She has her newly released "ONE Christmas: Chapter 1" the first of three annual holiday EPs , the 10-city Holiday concert tour and finally she is helping to spread joy to children in need by...
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