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  • Paul Simon announces final dates for Homeward Bound Tour

    Paul Simon announces final dates for Homeward Bound Tour

    Paul Simon is bidding farewell to the music industry, and many fans could not be sadder. To say that Simon is a legend in the industry is a huge understatement. For nearly 61 years, Simon has been an influence on music. He’s captured 16 Grammy’s for both his solo and collaborative work, named one of...
  • Watch: Coldplay’s Chris Martin covers Paul Simon’s 'Graceland'

    Watch: Coldplay’s Chris Martin covers Paul Simon’s 'Graceland'

    Before heading out on the road with Coldplay later this month, frontman Chris Martin took some time to perform at BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge on Monday. Martin's solo visit was accompanied by a horn section and backing vocalists. The 40-year-old artist played a pair of songs during his set, performing...
  • Eaux Claires line-up includes Paul Simon, Chance the Rapper, Bon Iver and more

    Eaux Claires line-up includes Paul Simon, Chance the Rapper, Bon Iver and more

    Justin Vernon of Bon Iver will present the Eaux Claires Festival to Eau Claire, Wisconsin for its third edition on June 17-18, 2017. The line-up will include a diverse array of talent, including Paul Simon, Chance the Rapper, Bon Iver and more. The arts and music festival, co-curated by The National...
  • Skirball Cultural Center unveils details about upcoming exhibition, 'Paul Simon: Words & Music'

    Skirball Cultural Center unveils details about upcoming exhibition, 'Paul Simon: Words & Music'

    Singer/songwriter Paul Simon will be featured in an exhibition at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, Calif.,  April 27-Sept. 3, 2017, according to a March 21, 2017, announcement. The exhibition, originally curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, will walk visitors through...
  • Paul Simon announces summer tour, including Red Rocks show on June 28

    Paul Simon announces summer tour, including Red Rocks show on June 28

    Paul Simon is heading out on the road again. On Monday, the 75-year-old rock icon announced a 17-date summer tour, which includes a stop at Colorado’s legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre on June 28. Simon’s month-long tour kicks off on June 1 in St. Augustine, Florida and wraps up with Simon’s...
  • Which music video starring Hollywood actors did it better, Fatboy Slim's "Weapon Of Choice," or Paul Simon's "Call Me Al"?

    Daily Debate: Which music video starring a Hollywood actor did it better, ‘Call Me Al’ or ‘Weapon Of Choice’?

    It wasn’t too long ago that if an artist had a music video on TRL’s daily top ten countdown, they were all but guaranteed to have a platinum-selling album to go along with it. The glory days of music videos with million dollar budgets are no longer here, but that doesn’t mean fans can’t enjoy debate...
  • Interview: Albert Mazibuko reflects back as Ladysmith Black Mambazo embarks on North American tour

    Interview: Albert Mazibuko reflects back as Ladysmith Black Mambazo embarks on North American tour

    Nelson Mandela named them the cultural ambassadors of South Africa, and Ladysmith Black Mambazo have named themselves as ambassadors of love, peace, and harmony. Upon listening to their beautiful a cappella harmonies, one cannot help but to know that all of those things are true. Albert Mazibuko...
  • Forest Hills Stadium at sunset

    The 5 best moments at Forest Hill Stadium in 2016

    Since reopening in 2013, the iconic Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York has hosted numerous top-shelf acts, boasting lineups that play into the venue’s rich history as well acts who are currently making history of their own. The 2016 summer season was no different. And while we are eagerly...
  • Recently-deceased actress Carrie Fisher was in a relationship with musician Paul Simon from 1977 to 1984. 

    Paul Simon sweetly remembers late ex-wife Carrie Fisher

    As the world mourns the death of actress Carrie Fisher, we look to her friends, family and peers for their personal anecdotes and musings on the exceptional public figure. Musician Paul Simon, who was married to Fisher from 1983 to 1984, has just broken his silence on his ex's death at age 60 via...
  • Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio?

    Watch: Paul Simon performs 'Mrs. Robinson' in London, dedicates song to U.S. election

    Paul Simon was in London Tuesday night for a performance at the legendary Royal Albert Hall.  Simon is currently on tour in support of his new album, Stranger to Stranger.  While Simon played three songs from the new record—“Werewolf, “Wristband,” and the title track—in the 30 song set, he also...
  • Watch Paul Simon perform 'You Can Call Me Al' on 'Austin City Limits'

    Watch Paul Simon perform 'You Can Call Me Al' on 'Austin City Limits'

    Judging by the first clips released from the episode, Paul Simon’s upcoming appearance on “Austin City Limits” will be quite the site to see. In it, the legendary singer-songwriter performed two songs from his classic 1986 album Graceland, “That Was Your Mother” and “You Can Call Me Al.” Although...
  • Tod Hughes' 'Time Slow Down' is thoughtful and smart

    Tod Hughes' 'Time Slow Down' is thoughtful and smart

    In an era lived at broadband speeds, sometimes it’s nice to slow down—or at least humbly ask Time to take a breather and let us catch up. “Time slow down / wait for me,” singer-songwriter Tod Hughes pleads in the title track of his new record, Time Slow Down. On the record, Hughes is accompanied by...
  • Watch: Paul Simon performs 'The Boxer' at final 2016 U.S. tour date in New York

    Watch: Paul Simon performs 'The Boxer' at final 2016 U.S. tour date in New York

    Paul Simon fans in The Big Apple endured heavy rains to see their hometown hero perform the final date on his 2016 North American tour at the second show of a two-night stand on July 1 in Queens, New York, at Forest Hill Stadium. The multiple Grammy-winner pulled out all the stops, performing a...
  • Willie Nelson to receive Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

    Willie Nelson to receive Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

    The legendary Texas hippie Willie Nelson has had a career that has spanned nearly 60 years. He's sold millions of records with a catalog that holds over 200 songs and 70 studio albums. Recently annouced by the Library of Congress, Willie Nelson will receive the prestigious Gershwin Prize for Popular...
  • Paul Simon joins the 'All for the Hall' lineup

    Paul Simon joins the 'All for the Hall' lineup

    Paul Simon is joining in to help raise funds for The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Rolling Stone spread the word that Simon is on board to join up with Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Vince Gill and Emmylou Harris for the "All for the Hall" fundraiser which will be taking place at the Best...
  • Chicago shows we love this week: Paul Simon and more

    Chicago shows we love this week: Paul Simon and more

    After a dull and cold winter in Chicago, you’re likely ready to get out and see a show or two. This week, you can see the legend Paul Simon on stage, as well as a country music fest, a comedian and so many other options. Take a look at these must-see shows on the schedule in Chicago for the week of...
  • Father's Day entertainment: Paul Simon live at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre

    Father's Day entertainment: Paul Simon live at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre

    If your dad is a folk rock fan, get him off the grill or the golf course on Father’s Day and give him a musical entertainment alternative. Twelve-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Paul Simon is performing at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on June 19 in support of his critically-acclaimed thirteenth...
  • This week's best concert tours: Paul Simon, M83

    This week's best concert tours: Paul Simon, M83

    Paul Simon has been performing live since the 1960s, and he remains one of America's most celebrated living performers. Simon tops this week's list of the best concerts in the U.S. He is joined on the list by a French electronic-pop group and a young female pop star. These are the best live music...
  • Clarence Bucaro 'Pendulum' CD cover

    Clarence Bucaro is back in the swing of things with new album 'Pendulum'

    The joys and heartbreaks of life tend to ebb and flow at their own pace; that subject is addressed by singer/songwriter/guitarist Clarence Bucaro throughout his aptly-titled new release Pendulum, set to drop on May 20. When that pendulum of life swings to a rough spot though, Bucaro is no defeatist...
  • Photography by Andrew Snook

    Paul Simon is still a great entertainer after all these years

    Paul Simon played to a full and rapturous audience at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta on Tuesday night and demonstrated that, like many of his peer group of performers from the sixties and seventies, he is still as entertaining as he ever was. Not only that but his music is as timeless and relevant...
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