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  • Musician Beck released tour dates for 2014

    Musician Beck released tour dates for 2014

    Yesterday, it was announced on Beck Hansen’s Facebook page that tickets went on sale for his upcoming tour. In February 2014, Beck released his twelfth studio album “Morning Phase” through Capitol Records. Fans posted comments saying they are thrilled and can’t wait to see him live, while other fans...
  • Exclusive recap with Trombone Shorty at New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014

    Exclusive recap with Trombone Shorty at New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014

    Yesterday, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, who performed live at the New Orleans Jazz Fest took a few minutes backstage for an exclusive interview with VIBE before closing out the show on the Acura Stage. Shorty introduced band members: Mike Ballard (bassist), Joey Peebles (drummer), and Pete...
  • Eminem no go at Hyde Park and scores bigger venue & second concert

    Eminem adds second show at London's Wembley Stadium

    Eminem doesn’t miss a date to drop a beat for fans. In fact, according to news reports the rapper's concert at London’s Wembley Stadium sold out instantaneously today around at 9 a.m. But did anyone believe he’d leave fans with a sold out show? Okay, maybe he would because that’s his personality...
  • Peter Gabriel cancels Kiev concert over safety concerns

    Peter Gabriel cancels Kiev concert over safety concerns

    Peter Gabriel has announced that due to the ongoing political unrest in Ukraine, he will not appear for his scheduled concert in Kiev tomorrow, May 10. A statement on the English singer’s website noted that security concerns were at the root of the cancellation. “Due to the on-going unrest in...
  • More Morrissey drama: Competing concert causes tiff with PAWS, We Are Scientists

    More Morrissey drama: Competing concert causes tiff with PAWS, We Are Scientists

    Calling it “an unbelievable act of complete and utter selfishness,” British rock group PAWS took to Facebook yesterday to blast 80’s alt-rock icon Morrissey after the singer reportedly demanded that the band cancel their set opening for We Are Scientists because he didn’t want their sound to bleed...
  • Morrissey’s U.S. tour gets off to a predictably drama-filled start

    Morrissey’s U.S. tour gets off to a predictably drama-filled start

    Morrissey is one of music’s most notoriously persnickety performers (and personalities). Although health issues understandably forced the postponement of several tour dates this spring, the former Smiths frontman had cancelled SIX consecutive shows in the Bay Area prior to last night’s gig at the...
  • Katy Perry And Kacey Musgraves at Sony Pictures Studios on April 18, 2014 in Culver City, California. CMT Crossroads: Katy Perry and Kacey M

    Katy Perry Prismatic world tour kicks off in Belfast

    Pop darling Katy Perry has officially kicked off her highly anticipated 107-show "Prismatic" world tour and the first indications are that the singer is in rare form. Last night, Perry kicked off the tour in front of a packed-in Belfast crowd who couldn't seem to get enough. It's an auspicious start...
  • The Black Keys announce massive fall tour across North America

    The Black Keys announce massive fall tour across North America

    The Black Keys announced a humongous fall tour on Thursday in typical Black Keys fashion: With a hilarious and weird YouTube video. Presented as a faux news conference, Dan Auerbach addresses the room of reporters and...you know what? Just watch the clip, it’s embedded above. The tour comes in...
  • Say 'Ooh Yea' with Flow Tribe (Video)

    Say 'Ooh Yea' with Flow Tribe (Video)

    "What's happening, everybody? We are Flow Tribe coming to you live from New Orleans on this beautiful afternoon!" and with that, lead vocalist and trumpeter K.C. O'Rorke invites us in to this latin-inspired summery jam, "Ooh Yea". Filmed in the backyard of a lovely home in the Garden District, the...
  • Conor Oberst adds dates to U.S. tour

    Conor Oberst adds dates to U.S. tour

    Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst of the band Bright Eyes is hitting the road starting tomorrow for a string of solo tour dates that will take him through early fall and on Tuesday he announced several new stops that will take him throughout the western half of the United States in September. Cities...
  • Wu-Tang Clan's secret album to feature two collaborations with Cher

    Wu-Tang Clan's secret album to feature two collaborations with Cher

    If Wu-Tang Clan’s upcoming “secret album” wasn’t highly anticipated already, it just got a bit more intriguing. According to Rolling Stone on Wednesday, the album, The Wu-Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, will feature the ageless wonder herself, Cher. The “Believe” singer contributed vocals to two of the...
  • Frank Ocean performs at Met Gala in first 2014 live appearance

    Frank Ocean performs at Met Gala in first 2014 live appearance

    Emerging for a live performance for the first time in months, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Frank Ocean treated guests to some of his songs at the Met Gala in New York on Monday. Some of the biggest celebrities and names in fashion gathered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute...
  • Recording artists Eminem performs onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, Californ

    Eminem to headline London's Wembley Stadium this summer

    After more than 12 years, Eminem will make his first headlining appearance in London when he plays Wembley Stadium this July. The performance will be the rapper’s first as the main act in London since 2001 when he performed at the Docklands Arena, which has since been demolished. Billboard notes...
  • Don't forget the name Mia Borders (video)

    Don't forget the name Mia Borders (video)

    If you were in New Orleans for the second Friday of Jazz Fest 2014 and you got to the Acura Stage early, you know your ears received a treat. Mia Borders kicked off the day with her Crescent City funk. We caught up with Mia just a couple days prior to that performance. Sitting cross-legged on the...
  • Wu-Tang Clan share snippet from one-of-a-kind album, confirm Cher collaboration

    Wu-Tang Clan share snippet from one-of-a-kind album, confirm Cher collaboration

    In March, the Wu-Tang Clan announced one of the more interesting music projects in recent memory, a double album entitled Once Upon a Time in Shaolin that would be pressed into a single copy, toured through museums, galleries, and festivals, then sold as a rare collectors item to the highest bidder...
  • Pixies announce fall tour dates

    Pixies announce fall tour dates

    New England alt rockers the Pixies announced on Monday their plans to get back on the road for a trek through several North American cities. The fall tour includes stops in San Diego, Los Angeles, and the Hollywood Bowl for the KCRW World Festival in California, plus dates in Idaho, Washington...
  • Arcade Fire was on fire

    New Orleans Jazz Fest: Expect the unexpected from Arcade Fire

    This was the last day of the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. There is always a little feeling of sadness as the last day comes to an end. This year has been particularly busy. The decision to see Arcade Fire was a particularly good one. Glen David Andrews started the day at the Congo...
  • Tyler Williams of The Head and The Heart talks drums, success

    Tyler Williams of The Head and The Heart talks drums, success

    The Head and The Heart is as fitting of a band name as you’ll come across, as the Seattle indie-folk band makes music that’s equally thoughtful and evocative. The band played the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for the first time this past Saturday, and while they were in town, the group’s...
  • Chevelle announces summer tour

    Chevelle announces summer tour

    If you're looking for a tour this summer that will leave your face melted in a puddle on the floor, then Chevelle has you covered. The metal band just announced via Billboard a 22-date tour that will have them criss-crossing the country to help promote their seventh album, "La Gorgola." The tour...
  • Colorado Symphony to play cannabis-friendly, 'High Note' concert series

    Colorado Symphony to play cannabis-friendly, 'High Note' concert series

    Here’s a newsflash for those just awakening from a cryogenic slumber: Pot is legal in Colorado and for the most part, things are chill. Retail sales have already brought in millions in tax revenue and a majority of Coloradans say legalizing marijuana has been good for the state. Looking to expand on...
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