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  •  Sam Smith releases video for his soulful new single ‘I’m Not the Only One'

    Sam Smith releases video for his soulful new single ‘I’m Not the Only One'

    Fans of Sam Smith have become accustomed to his soulful sound and overall message of unrequited love that he releases through the lyrics of each song on his debut album, In the Lonely Hour. His latest single, “I’m Not the Only One,” continues along that trend. The song is about the damage an...
  • Just announced: Best shows on sale this week

    Just announced: Best shows on sale this week

    It's the end of the week and we're ready to trade in our hard earned cash for live music experiences. There are more new shows on sale to add to your concert calendar this week and we sorted through them in our new weekly review of concert announcements and upcoming on-sales. Some of the bands that...
  • Movie review: 'Get On Up' goes to show that there really is only one James Brown

    Movie review: 'Get On Up' goes to show that there really is only one James Brown

    There is, was, and always will be only one James Brown. That happens to be the draw of his new biopic, Get On Up (opening today), as well as its flaw. Chadwick Boseman - who most recently portrayed another iconic figure in last year's Jackie Robinson biopic, 42 - gives a valiant effort in the role...
  • John Legend gives all of himself to Raleigh crowd

    John Legend gives all of himself to Raleigh crowd

    John Legend's "All of Me" tour rolled into Raleigh's Red Hat Amphitheater Wednesday night, giving the crowd their money's worth. Billed as intimate, raw, and unplugged, Billboard Magazine called it one of the "best concerts of the year." Legend even says on his website, "The 'All Of Me Tour' will be...
  • Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett collaborate on new jazz album

    Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett collaborate on new jazz album

    They may seem like an unlikely pair, but Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have proved that they are perfectly compatible when it comes to music. "There might be 60 years between me and Tony, but there's no distance between us when we sing jazz," Mother Monster, 28, said of her legendary counterpart, who...
  • 2014 Farm Aid Concert details are revealed

    2014 Farm Aid Concert details are revealed

    Farm Aid’s 2014 concert will be held in Raleigh, North Carolina at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre on Sept. 13. North Carolina is the 19th state to host the annual Farm Aid concert. The lineup this year will include the four board members: Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, and Dave Matthews...
  • Beck loses the 'Loser' label in Atlanta

    Beck loses the 'Loser' label in Atlanta

    Live review: Beck with The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, July 22 Who could have predicted that Beck’s “Loser,” released 20 years ago, would be the launching pad for one of today’s most respected artists? Not many. That is, as you’re aware, exactly what has happened...
  • Listen: Lights illuminates the music scene again with inspiring track 'Up We Go'

    Listen: Lights illuminates the music scene again with inspiring track 'Up We Go'

    Canadian singer-songwriter Lights premiered the new single "Up We Go" on Tuesday (July 22). The inspiring synth-pop tune previews her upcoming album Little Machines. Lights burst onto the music scene in 2008 with sweet pop tracks like "Drive My Soul" and "February Air." The infectious singles led to...
  • Jack White launches Third Man Books

    Jack White launches Third Man Books

    Jack White is on a roll, this past year his steadfast dedication to music has spiraled the singer in all artistic directions making his fans very happy. Now, White introduces "Third Man Books'', the newly created division of his Third Man label. A 321 page hardcover book titled, "Language Lessons...
  • One Direction announce new concert movie and release first trailer

    One Direction announce new concert movie and release first trailer

    One Direction is coming to theaters again later this year. After the success of their documentary, "This Is Us", last year One Direction is bringing their Where We Are Stadium Tour to theaters this October. However, the concert film will only be in theaters for one weekend only, October 11 and 1...
  • Enrique Iglesias top winner and performer at Premios Juventud 2014

    Enrique Iglesias top winner and performer at Premios Juventud 2014

    Another year of Premios Juventud (Youth Award) has come and gone, and as usual, the fans were the ones that had the last word on what celebrities would be taking home awards. They voted well, as Enrique Iglesias came out as a top winner and performer for the evening. There is some controversy about...
  • Chiquis Rivera debuts new single on Premios Juventud

    Chiquis Rivera debuts new single on Premios Juventud

    For the past 11 years, Premios Juventud - Latin youth awards - has featured debuts of new artists and new songs. This year was no exception, as this past Thursday several Latin singers performed for the first time at the University of Miami BankUnited Center. One of them was Janney Marin Rivera...
  • Adele in studio with OneRepublic frontman

    Adele in studio with OneRepublic frontman

    Adele is finally ready to record another album, the singer has reportedly been in studio with OneRepublic's frontman, Ryan Tedder, in North London. Adele has been performing the role of Mommie full-time to her 21-month-old son, Angelo, and talks of a new record have been circulating for a few years...
  • 2014 MTV Video Music Award details and nominees revealed

    2014 MTV Video Music Award details and nominees revealed

    Some of the hottest names in music are up for their own Moon Man. MTV has released of list of nominees for the 2014 VMAs and they include Miley Cyrus, Jay-Z, Katy Perry, The Black Keys, Drake, and Sia among others. Beyonce leads the pack with eight nominations under her belt, including Video of the...
  • He played the blues, but Johnny Winter also loved rock 'n' roll

    He played the blues, but Johnny Winter also loved rock 'n' roll

    Johnny Winter, known for his gritty blues guitar work and his deep love of rock 'n' roll such as Chuck Berry, Little Richard, the Rolling Stones and John Lennon, has died in his hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland, his official Facebook page confirmed July 17. He was 70. “Texas blues icon Johnny...
  • Tipitina’s New Orleans presents a dynamic lineup of fall shows

    Tipitina’s New Orleans presents a dynamic lineup of fall shows

    On July 16, Tipitina’s announced a slew of new shows taking place at the storied New Orleans venue between August and November. The list of performers is exciting – local Walk of Fame inductees as well as nationally renowned artists will get their chance to jam onstage while bathed in purple light...
  • Country music’s iconic Dolly Parton answers questions from around the world

    Country music’s iconic Dolly Parton answers questions from around the world

    On Monday, July 11, Dolly Parton, one of the most revered and storied female artists in country music brought her Blue Smoke World Tour to a close with a performance in Locarno, Switzerland. On this particular round of travels, the iconic Parton hit the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland...
  • Eye Heart SF announces the Summersalt 2014 lineup

    Eye Heart SF announces the Summersalt 2014 lineup

    The San Francisco party promoter Eye Heart SF is known for producing some of the city's biggest entertainment events, and today they've announced the official lineup for the Summersalt 2014 festival. The Sept. 13 event is stacked with a variety of acts that include local talent and some of...
  • Queens offers a mix of music shops for vinyl records, instruments, more

    Queens offers a mix of music shops for vinyl records, instruments, more

    Digital downloads might have taken over as the current way to purchase music, but there is an old-school trend on the rise that takes us back to an era of vinyl records and CDs when DJs actually beat matched music. Gone are the days of Tower Records and other music store juggernauts that sold...
  • Linkin Park talks 'The Hunting Party': Wanted music that was fun to play live

    Linkin Park talks 'The Hunting Party': Wanted music that was fun to play live

    As many of you know by now, Linkin Park has released their latest album called The Hunting Party. While it's certainly a return to a more traditional form of rock many fans are use to, The Hunting Party was created with Linkin Park's live show in mind as well. In a recent interview with fuse...
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