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  • Legendary Detroit rock and roll magazine CREEM headed for museum exhibit

    Legendary Detroit rock and roll magazine CREEM headed for museum exhibit

    The 1960s may have been dominated across the country when it came to music journalism by the likes of Rolling Stone magazine, which was founded in 1967 in San Francisco by publisher Jann Wenner, but that was all the way over on the West Coast. Over here in the Midwest and in the East, there was a...
  • Die Antwoord members to co-star in 2015 'Chappie' film

    Die Antwoord members to co-star in 2015 'Chappie' film

    Yo-Landi Vi$$er and Ninja of group Die Antwoord have put the South African Zeff/hop hip scene on the map with their brand of funky, rapid fire music. Now they're making a jump onto the big screen in "Chappie", an action/sci-fi movie about a robot who learns to think and feel freely, just like a...
  • Barry Manilow earns 15th top ten album with 'My Dream Duets'

    Barry Manilow earns 15th top ten album with 'My Dream Duets'

    Award-winning recording artist Barry Manilow celebrates another milestone in his legendary career, earning his 15th top ten debut on the Billboard Top 200 chart, with his new album, My Dream Duets. Entering the Billboard Top 200 in the fourth position, the Verve Records release was has been well...
  • This week's best Fort Collins show: Head for the Hills with Everyone Orchestra

    This week's best Fort Collins show: Head for the Hills with Everyone Orchestra

    If there's one show you see in Fort Collins this week, make it Head for the Hills with Everyone Orchestra at the Aggie Theatre. On Saturday, November 8, music fans in Northern Colorado are in for a treat. Everyone Orchestra will play a full set, and simply, it is what it sounds like. Led by...
  • Phil Vassar to bring catalog of country hits to Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA

    Phil Vassar to bring catalog of country hits to Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA

    Country artist Phil Vassar's philosophy about songwriting hasn't changed much over the years. A master of his craft, the two-time ASCAP Songwriter of The Year has a knack for writing infectious melodies and lyrics that captures the human nature in a unique and special way. For many, Vassar’s music...
  • Taylor Swift's new album '1989' sells more than a million copies in first week

    Taylor Swift's new album '1989' sells more than a million copies in first week

    It’s official, Taylor Swift is on top of the Billboard 200 once again. Billboard reports that her new album, 1989, sold 1.287 million copies in the week ending with Nov. 2. That large sales figure makes Swift the first artist to sell a million copies in 2014 and has the largest sales week for an...
  • Goo Goo Dolls announce a benefit show at the Troubadour

    Goo Goo Dolls announce a benefit show at the Troubadour

    On Nov. 3 it was announced in an issued press release that the Goo Goo Dolls will perform a benefit concert on December 15 in Los Angeles at The Troubadour. For this concert the band is pairing up with the Good Shepherd Shelter. Tickets go on sale beginning November 7, and they are $40 each. Money...
  • Nickelback to release 'No Fixed Address' Nov. 17

    Nickelback to release 'No Fixed Address' Nov. 17

    On Nov. 3 the Canadian rock band Nickelback announced in an issued press release that their new album, No Fixed Address will be released on November 17 via Republic Records. This will be the band's eighth full length studio album. The album is currently available for pre-order via iTunes, and Amazon...
  • Beyoncé highest-paid woman in music with $115 million

    Beyoncé highest-paid woman in music with $115 million

    Beyoncé raked in an estimated $115 million over the past year according to Forbes on Nov. 4, more than doubling the $53 million she made the previous year. This makes her the top-earning woman in the music business. The title of queen is not just for show. Beyoncé made a lot of her money touring...
  • Best underated open mic showcases in Los Angeles

    Best underated open mic showcases in Los Angeles

    The culture is vibrant in LA where many artists find creative interpretations to explain the environment we all live in and, the way it affects our lives mentally, socially, physically and emotionally with others. Sometimes, to find great wisdom and anointed talent you have to dig a little deeper to...
  • Meghan Trainor announces North American 2015 'That Bass Tour'

    Meghan Trainor announces North American 2015 'That Bass Tour'

    After a busy and productive 2014, Meghan Trainor continues into 2015 with her first North American headline tour. The 'That Bass Tour,' named after her hit from this past summer, is produced by Live Nation (who have done Maroon 5 tours) and will be seen in major markets across the U.S. and Canada...
  • 30 Seconds To Mars previews new band documentary, 'Into the Wild'

    30 Seconds To Mars previews new band documentary, 'Into the Wild'

    30 Seconds To Mars don't seem to have the word "rest" in their vocabulary. After coming off their highly successful "Carnivores Tour" with Linkin Park and AFI and a stellar performance at the 2014 Voodoo Festival, the Los Angeles rockers are launching a new project. The band unveiled a new...
  • Avogadro's Number hosts multiple interesting happenings this week

    Avogadro's Number hosts multiple interesting happenings this week

    Avogadro's Number is best known as a music venue, but it's much more than that. This week is a perfect example of all the cool, interesting live events they host on a regular basis. On Tuesday, there's Election Night coverage. In college, friends used to host an “Election Party” and besides just...
  • Brick+Mortar 'Bangs' The Armory

    Brick+Mortar 'Bangs' The Armory

    Greetings, Roc city rock fans! I hate to be the bearer of great news but the up and coming, massively talented band Brick+Mortar will be performing at the Main Street Armory on Thursday, November 20! Tickets are on sale for $15 (likely more at the door) and the show starts at 8 p.m. An...
  • Bette Midler Announces North American Tour Dates

    Bette Midler Announces North American Tour Dates

    Returning to the stage for her first major tour in a decade, multiple Grammy Award winning singer Bette Midler will be on tour in mid year 2015. The tour starts May 8 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Hollywood, Florida. Tickets will go on sale for specific venues starting November 17. And if watching her...
  • Interview: Songwriter and actress Katie Garfield discusses music, film career

    Interview: Songwriter and actress Katie Garfield discusses music, film career

    Since making the move to Los Angeles a few years ago, actress/songwriter Katie Garfield has been steadily honing and improving her craft - and the results are paying dividends. In just a short span of time, the beautiful young Garfield has already acquired an impressive resume of acting credits...
  • McCartney's guitarist Rusty Anderson has music featured in 'The Big Bang Theory'

    McCartney's guitarist Rusty Anderson has music featured in 'The Big Bang Theory'

    It's been a busy time for Paul McCartney guitarist Rusty Anderson, who has been on the road with McCartney lately on the world-wide “Out There!” tour, but that's not all that's been going on, he told the Beatles Examiner on Nov. 3, 2014. One of his songs from his most recent EP, Rusty Anderson...
  • Legendary artist Kenny Rogers to bring lifetime of hits to Jim Thorpe

    Legendary artist Kenny Rogers to bring lifetime of hits to Jim Thorpe

    When it comes to living legends, there are few who can rival that of Kenny Rogers. The superstar is well-known for his hit songs as well as his memorable storytelling performances. Rogers is one of very few artists who has enjoyed success in a variety of genres, having scored hits in the realms of...
  • Live music review: Duran Duran performs exclusive set for Grand Prix Saturday

    Live music review: Duran Duran performs exclusive set for Grand Prix Saturday

    On the eve of the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) Grand Prix race in Austin Sunday, legendary '80s rockers, Duran Duran performed an exclusive set at ACL Live at the Moody Theater for race fans. The VIP-style event featured open bars, cocktail tables and buffets of food offerings. The two-time Grammy...
  • Miranda Lambert will wake up bright and early on CMA day

    Miranda Lambert will wake up bright and early on CMA day

    Miranda Lambert will be waking up nice and early to kick off her CMA day on Nov. 5, 2014 by stopping by “Good Morning America” on ABC. Lambert will join in on the action when “Good Morning America” hits the road to broadcast live from Nashville, Tenn. on the morning of “The 48th Annual CMA Awards...
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