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  • Portland's MusicfestNW announces 2014 lineup

    Portland's MusicfestNW announces 2014 lineup

    Music fans already flock to Portland, Ore. for its bustling music scene and on Tuesday, MusicfestNW, which bills itself as “Portland’s Largest Music Festival,” announced its lineup of acts heading to town this summer. Headliners for Saturday include Phantogram and digital sampling/mashup specialist...
  • Haim adds three additional shows to sold-out summer tour

    Haim adds three additional shows to sold-out summer tour

    Haim, the pop-rock trio whose debut Days Are Gone ranked among the best albums of 2013, have added three more dates to their sold-out North American tour this summer. The new shows include a double-header in their native Los Angeles on Aug. 7-8 at the Wiltern and a swing through Seattle’s Paramount...
  • 'Today' announces Toyota Summer Concert Series lineup

    'Today' announces Toyota Summer Concert Series lineup

    On Tuesday, NBC’s "Today" announced the lineup for its annual summer concert series, giving fans the opportunity to see some of their favorite artists perform without needing to leave the couch. The Toyota Concert Series will kick off its 19th season on Friday, May 16 and will feature a new artist...
  • Sons of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E may tour as Sons of N.W.A.

    Sons of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E may tour as Sons of N.W.A.

    When N.W.A. first arrived on the hip-hop scene in the late ‘80s, they were an explosive force of righteous anger and unapologetic attitude. Their legacy is as far-reaching as any group in the history of the genre. Now, the sons of N.W.A. members Dr. Dre and Eazy-E are looking to create their own...
  • Joe, Kevin Jonas announce 3-night slate of interactive shows

    Joe, Kevin Jonas announce 3-night slate of interactive shows

    Though the Jonas Brothers announced last fall that they were breaking up, fans will have the opportunity to attend three special shows when Kevin and Joe Jonas hit the road for a limited run this summer. Attendees won’t be experiencing a traditional concert, however, but rather a more intimate and...
  • NBA sends simple, effective message with 'We Are One' campaign

    NBA sends simple, effective message with 'We Are One' campaign

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver dealt with the Donald Sterling controversy decisively on Tuesday, fining the Los Angeles Clippers owner $2.5 million and suspending him from all NBA activities for life for the racist comments Sterling made to his ex-girlfriend. With the punishment meted out, the NBA is...
  • Rising producer Shlohmo heads out on tour ahead of new EP with Jeremih

    Rising producer Shlohmo heads out on tour ahead of new EP with Jeremih

    In Hebrew, the word shlomo means “God’s peace.” Pace-wise, it’s also a rough description of the music made by Henry Laufer, aka Shlohmo, a rising electronic producer who stacks warped beats on top of narcotized melodies to build a sound that confidently strides the line between left-field...
  • Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull took to Twitter today to let fans announce their fall tour dates.

    Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull let Twitter followers announce fall tour dates

    One week after announcing plans for a joint headlining tour this fall, Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull revealed their tour dates today with the help of some of their 20 million-plus Twitter followers. On Tuesday, the Latin music superstars took to social media asking fans for their help in announcing...
  • Janelle Monae shakes it like a Polaroid picture at Outkast's CounterPoint set

    Janelle Monae shakes it like a Polaroid picture at Outkast's CounterPoint set

    Janelle Monae has always been something like a kid-sister to her big bros in Outkast. Not only did she collaborate with the group on their last album Idlewild, but her panoptic sound is an extension of the genre-smashing fearlessness displayed by the group in their heyday. On Sunday, during the duo...
  • Kevin and Joe Jonas announce live interactive shows 'Off the Record'

    Kevin and Joe Jonas announce live interactive shows 'Off the Record'

    Kevin and Joe Jonas, formerly of The Jonas Brothers, aren’t just musicians: They’re multi-purpose entertainers. To prove this point, the two Jonases will be hitting the road this summer, sans littlest brother Nick, for a new live show called “Off the Record with Kevin & Joe Jonas.” The tour...
  • Tony Awards nominations: The 68th annual show

    Tony Awards nominations: The 68th annual show

    Today the 68th annual Tony Awards nominations were announced for those who have mastered the craft of Broadway. Sweeping up 10 nominations is the play “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”. There are many nominees who have a chance to take home the circular medallion that stands eight inches...
  • The Hold Steady announce summer tour dates, debut new music video

    The Hold Steady announce summer tour dates, debut new music video

    It’s a big week for American rockers The Hold Steady, as they are not only debuting a new music video marking 10 years together, but have recently announced a new round of tour dates. Just over a month after the band debuted its sixth studio album, “Teeth Dreams,” on Monday they released a slew of...
  • Eminem announced the first event of what he envisions as the UFC of battle rapping yesterday.

    Eminem announces inaugural event of new battle rap league Total Slaughter

    Eminem’s 2002 movie 8 Mile was the first time much of America was exposed to the world of battle rap. Now, over a decade later, Eminem is once again showcasing the art of competitive rhyming with Total Slaughter, a new battle rap league whose inaugural event was announced yesterday. Total Slaughter...
  • Jay Z and Beyonce confirm 16-date summer tour starting June 25

    Jay Z and Beyonce confirm 16-date summer tour starting June 25

    It’s official: Jay Z and Beyonce are hitting the road together for the power couple’s first-ever joint tour. Dubbed the “On the Run” tour, Mr. and Mrs. Carter will be playing 16 cities across North America this summer, starting June 25 at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium and wrapping up Aug. 5 at AT&T...
  • Recording artist Paul McCartney performs onstage during 'The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles' at the Lo

    Paul McCartney to play Candlestick Park's last-ever concert

    Paul McCartney is making his way back to Candlestick Park to close out the venue’s concert slate in style. Nearly 50 years after McCartney and the Beatles last performed there, it was announced on Sunday that he will bring his 2014 “Out There” tour to the park for the final performance ever held...
  • Austin City Limits Hall of Fame inducts Willie Nelson as first member

    Austin City Limits Hall of Fame inducts Willie Nelson as first member

    It was only matter of time before a program with as storied a history as Austin City Limits would begin to commemorate the visionaries and innovators who performed in its famed studio (and in its newer, less famous one). And who better to honor with the first induction to the ACL Hall of Fame than...
  • Arcade Fire covers 'Dust in the Wind' at show in Kansas City

    Arcade Fire covers 'Dust in the Wind' at show in Kansas City

    Arcade Fire has been touring steadily behind last year’s excellent “Reflektor” album, a record that saw the Canadian indie rockers expanding the scope of their sound considerably. In keeping with that motif, the group has been performing covers of other bands' songs at dates on the Reflektor tour...
  • Marc Anthony took home a dozen 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    Marc Anthony took home a dozen 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    According to Telemundo’s website, the Billboard Latin (Premios) Music Awards broadcasted live last night from Coral Gables, Fla. It was nothing short of muy caliente! Keynote speakers, performers and honorees included Enrique Iglesias, Pausini, and Marc Anthony, and it was Anthony who stole the show...
  • Five ways to celebrate the culture of New Orleans at Jazz Fest

    Five ways to celebrate the culture of New Orleans at Jazz Fest

    Although the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival may be colloquially referred to as Jazz Fest, the event’s full title is a much more apt description. Yes, there will be jazz (and rock, and hip-hop, and R&B) at the event which kicks off today and continues through May 4, but the heritage part...
  • First time Alternative Press to present AP Music Awards

    First time Alternative Press to present AP Music Awards

    The Alternative Press announced on it’s Facebook page Friday morning that tickets to the first-ever Inaugural AP Music Awards were available. Unfortunately for those people who didn't have advanced notice, one of many ticket levels sold out within minutes. Some followers, however, made comments that...
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