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  • Two great Big Star albums are celebrated with a Los Angeles benefit concert

    Two great Big Star albums are celebrated with a Los Angeles benefit concert

    Big Star was one of those bands that, in a perfect world, would have had a successful career that matched its name. For any number of reasons, the group ended up a cult favorite, instead. Led by the songwriting genius of Chris Bell and Alex Chilton, two of the Memphis act's best albums were Third...
  • Livonia-based dream pop group His Name Is Alive to release new album

    Livonia-based dream pop group His Name Is Alive to release new album

    Big news has just been announced for fans of Detroit's own His Name Is Alive. Warren Defever has been hard at work on the progress of his experimental rock group, His Name Is Alive, for decades now. The Livonia-based band has been making off-the-wall music since 1990 and while the group's various...
  • Kings of Leon and Luke Bryan are this week's top live concert acts

    Kings of Leon and Luke Bryan are this week's top live concert acts

    Multiplatinum acts Kings of Leon and Luke Bryan are your best bets for great live concerts for the week of September 28. In addition to the popular rock band and country music superstar, this week’s best shows include a rising dance star, an Irish vocalist and musician, and one of the funniest...
  •  Las Vegas’ Tommy Rocker to hold 'To Hope...With Hope Benefit II'

    Las Vegas’ Tommy Rocker to hold 'To Hope...With Hope Benefit II'

    The second in a series of fundraising concerts for cancer patient Hope Billings will be held at Tommy Rocker's Mojave Beach Bar & Grill in Las Vegas on Oct. 4. The young mother of two toddler boys was recently diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma cancer, and has become the recipient of a generous and...
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers plan three-day tour stop at Red Rocks

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers plan three-day tour stop at Red Rocks

    Denver rock fans are in for a treat as Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famers Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are planning a three-day tour stop at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison next week. The band will perform on Tuesday, Sept. 30, Wednesday, Oct. 1 and Friday, Oct. 3 (Casting Crowns are scheduled for...
  • Celebrating 75 Years of Mavis Staples: One for the ageless

    Celebrating 75 Years of Mavis Staples: One for the ageless

    If it’s true, as they say, that one has to be careful of the fingers that they step on while climbing up the ladder, then the legendary Mavis Staples has absolutely nothing to worry about. For one thing, you’d be hard-pressed to find a single trampled digit. The other thing is that the universe’s...
  • Album review: Julian Casablancas+The Voidz's 'Tyranny' is a hell of a statement

    Album review: Julian Casablancas+The Voidz's 'Tyranny' is a hell of a statement

    Alt-rocker Julian Casablancas released Tyranny, his first album sans The Strokes in five years, on Tuesday, Sept. 23. While solo on 2009's Phrazes for the Young, he doesn't go it alone this time. New backing band The Voidz joins Casablancas for the wild ride. The singer-songwriter imparts ingenious...
  • Evil Arrows' Bryan Scary discusses their upcoming release, 'EP 4'

    Evil Arrows' Bryan Scary discusses their upcoming release, 'EP 4'

    Psych rock collective Evil Arrows performed Sept. 22 at Williamsburg live music venue Glasslands Gallery in celebration of their upcoming album, EP 4. The band is the brainchild of Brooklyn musician Bryan Scary, known for his critically-acclaimed work with his other band, The Shredding Tears. Evil...
  • Hozier announces new U.S. tour dates after selling out show in Dallas

    Hozier announces new U.S. tour dates after selling out show in Dallas

    Irish musician Hozier became a worldwide sensation before ever releasing his first album. After his debut album, Hozier, was released, he announced a huge 2015 United States tour. However, before he hits that tour, he is finishing up his current U.S. tour, which hits Dallas on Oct. 4 with a show at...
  • Clutch winter tour to head into Dallas in 2015

    Clutch winter tour to head into Dallas in 2015

    Clutch is headlining a big winter tour and just announced a number of new dates, including a stop at the House of Blues in Dallas on Jan. 8, 2015. These new dates are added on to an already extensive tour that saw Clutch hit Europe over the summer and then move on into the United States in late July...
  • Natural Child kicks off nationwide tour in November

    Natural Child kicks off nationwide tour in November

    Nashville-based rock band Natural Child will kick off a nationwide tour starting in November, and just might play in a city near you. The band, which recently wrapped up a tour in Europe, announced the upcoming dates on the band’s official Facebook page. Natural Child released the album Dancin’ with...
  • A-ha fondly remembered for contributing 'Take On Me' to 1980s pop culture

    A-ha fondly remembered for contributing 'Take On Me' to 1980s pop culture

    A-ha is a band from Norway that had just one significant hit in the 1980s and yet managed to stay relevant into the next millennium based on that single success. Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Paul Waaktaar Savoy are the three members of A-ha. To this day, their single, "Take On Me," is...
  • The Fest For Beatles Fans celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles

    The Fest For Beatles Fans celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles

    The results of The Harris Poll of 2,306 U.S. adults surveyed online between July 16 and 21, 2014 shows The Beatles are America's favorite musician or band, moving up from a tie for third place in 2010. They beat out Elvis, Beyonce, Led Zepplin and George Strait. No wonder there's a fest for them...
  • Weezer to play entire new album on fall club tour

    Weezer to play entire new album on fall club tour

    Weezer is releasing their brand new album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, on Oct. 7 and will set out on a fall tour to clubs where they will play the new album in its entirety. The stops on this tour, so far, are spread out around the United States, but they will make one stop on this trip...
  • Sammy Hagar’s Belated Birthday Bash to take place on Saturday, Oct. 18 in Las Vegas.

    Sammy Haggar to hold belated birthday party in Las Vegas

    Rocker Sammy Hagar isn’t letting hurricane Odile rain on his annual parade. The hurricane’s path of destruction caused Hagar to cancel his 24th Annual Birthday Bash at the Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas earlier this month. Determined to let the party go on, the singer began looking for a new...
  • Jackson Browne pays a visit to the Benedum

    Jackson Browne pays a visit to the Benedum

    On Sunday, Oct 12 at 7:30 p.m., the 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the 2007 Songwriter's Hall of Fame inductee, the prolific Jackson Browne, will be stopping in Pittsburgh during his solo tour. Primarily for diehard fans, the solo concert is somewhat of a tricky animal due to the lack of...
  • Bob Seger finally announces 23-city 'Ride Out Tour' with Detroit area stops

    Bob Seger finally announces 23-city 'Ride Out Tour' with Detroit area stops

    It was a long waiting game for many fans of Detroit-native Bob Seger these last few months, but after a lengthy period of speculation, the cat and mouse game seems to finally be over. Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band have announced they will indeed be touring shortly-after the release of Seger's...
  • Dlectricity 2.0 festival in Midtown this weekend promises new sounds and sights

    Dlectricity 2.0 festival in Midtown this weekend promises new sounds and sights

    Unlike many weekend-long festivals, Dlectricity 2.0 doesn't even plan to get started until the sky grows dark this Friday and Saturday evening. Two years ago, the Dlectricity festival premiered in Midtown Detroit and was something of a blunderbuss, but we mean that in a good way... really. With it's...
  • Punk’d? Iggy Pop tapped to deliver John Peel Lecture

    Punk’d? Iggy Pop tapped to deliver John Peel Lecture

    Just when you think you know someone. As it turns out, blistering the stand with take-no-prisoners rock isn’t the only talent that Iggy Pop developed over his music shaping five decade career. When the Godfather of Punk wasn’t prowling the stage to the furious strains of “I Wanna Be Your Dog,” he...
  • Yusuf/Cat Stevens announces tour changes: Peace Train to bypass NYC

    Yusuf/Cat Stevens announces tour changes: Peace Train to bypass NYC

    It seems that the Peace Train is sounding quieter for New York City fans of legendary singer-songwriter Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens. The roadsinger electrified his many North American fans with the original Sep. 15 announcement of a six-date mini-tour of the U.S. and Canada as part of his “Peace Train...
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