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  • Flora Cash signs with RCA Records; North American tour announced

    Flora Cash signs with RCA Records; North American tour announced

    Folkie pop duo Flora Cash has signed with RCA Records and announced a 2018 tour of North America. The trek begins Aug. 3 in Minneapolis, with dates announced through Sept. 26 in Milwaukee. Flora Cash has been touring in support of the duo's 2017 debut album, Nothing Lasts Forever (And It’s Fine...
  • The Damned adds fall dates in U.S. for 2018 world tour

    The Damned adds fall dates in U.S. for 2018 world tour

    The Damned has added several U.S. concerts in the fall to the band's 2018 world tour. Tickets are now available for the newly announced dates, which begin Oct. 17 in Boston and end Nov. 2 in Los Angeles. The veteran British rock band has been on tour for Evil Spirits (released in April 2018), The...
  • Britney Spears reloads Piece of Me with more 'Glory' on tour

    Britney Spears reloads Piece of Me with more 'Glory' on tour

    Pop superstar Britney Spears kicked off her Piece of Me Tour on July 12 at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland. She brought her former Las Vegas residency show on the road with a few new twists. After four years of extending her residency at Planet Hollywood, Spears performed her very last Britney...
  • Interview: Scott Helman embarks on tour with Vance Joy, talks love and inspiration

    Interview: Scott Helman embarks on tour with Vance Joy, talks love and inspiration

    One listen one of Scott Helman’s music, and you’ll instantly know why the young singer/songwriter from Toronto has been off touring with Vance Joy. The sweet sound of the strings, mixed with thought-provoking lyrics and creatively-inspired visuals, immediately makes your ears perk up and your spirit...
  • Blues Traveler sets out for Fall 2018 tour

    Blues Traveler sets out for Fall 2018 tour

    Band Blues Traveler has announced that they'll be treating fans to both a new album and tour this fall. Hurry Up & Hang Around, the band's 13th studio album, will be released Oct. 12. It is available for pre-order now. "We were going through some changes as far as our infrastructure goes...
  • The Smashing Pumpkins heading to T-Mobile Arena this September

    The Smashing Pumpkins heading to T-Mobile Arena this September

    The Smashing Pumpkins were one of the top bands during the '90s grunge era but haven't done much over the last 18 years. During that time, they released three studio albums and a concept music project called Teargarden by Kaleidyscope. However, back in 2016, original guitarist James Iha rejoined the...
  • Chris Young adds North American arena dates to his 2018 world tour

    Chris Young adds North American arena dates to his 2018 world tour

    Chris Young has extended his Chris Young Losing Sleep 2018 World Tour with the addition of 15 arena concerts in North America, beginning Oct. 25 in Evansville, Indiana. Dan + Shay, Morgan Evans and Dee Jay Silver are the opening acts, although the dates that they perform as opening acts on the tour...
  • Marriott launching music tours at Aloft and W hotels

    Marriott launching music tours at Aloft and W hotels

    As an alternative to music festivals that are held in outdoor fields with massive crowds, Marriott International is launching intimate music tours at two of its hotel brands: W Hotels will host the Wake Up Call festival tour, while Aloft Hotels will have the Project: Aloft Star Tour. Wake Up Call is...
  • Duane Betts

    Interview: Duane Betts talks tour with Devon Allman, new EP and being on the road

    Duane Betts, son of Allman Brothers alumnus, Dickey Betts, is a guitar-playing marvel. He has played in his father’s band, Backbone 69, and toured with the indie band, Dawes. Betts has added singer/songwriter to his list of accomplishments and recently released a solo EP. Betts is currently touring...
  • Barry Manilow cancels first opening dates of Westgate Las Vegas residency due to bronchitis

    Barry Manilow cancels first opening dates of Westgate Las Vegas residency due to bronchitis

    Barry Manilow has been hospitalized with bronchitis, which has forced him to cancel the first opening dates (June 14-16) of his Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino residency, according to the Las Vegas Journal-Review. His Las Vegas residency's preview dates on May 24-26 went on as planned...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to catch Ramsey Lewis’ live show

    Ramsey Lewis plays jazz piano like it’s brand new and fresh. His 83 years young age doesn’t hamper his enthusiasm when it comes to touring and performing for his fans. The Fox Theatre in Tucson was able to get Lewis and his great quintet to give a stellar performance on June 8. Here are the...
  • Buddy Guy's 'The Blues Is Alive and Well' album features Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck; more 2018 tour dates announc

    Buddy Guy's 'The Blues Is Alive and Well' album features Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck; more 2018 tour dates announced

    The year 2018 is shaping up to be a busy year for Grammy-winning blues legend Buddy Guy. Not only is he on tour for most of the year, but his album The Blues Is Alive and Well comes out June 15 on Silvertone/RCA Records. The album features guest appearances from Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger...
  • Is Bon Jovi hinting at an Australian tour?

    Is Bon Jovi hinting at an Australian tour?

    Bon Jovi fans from the Land of Oz may have reason to get excited after a series of social media posts by the band’s tour manager, Matthew Bongiovi, seem to hint at a possible Australian tour. Bongiovi, who is the younger brother of front man Jon Bon Jovi, ignited speculaton on Instagram a couple of...
  • Celine Dion extends Las Vegas residency to 2019, announces new dates

    Celine Dion extends Las Vegas residency to 2019, announces new dates

    Céline Dion has announced several new concerts that extend her residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas until 2019. The newly announced shows will take place from Oct. 30-Nov. 17, 2018 and Dec. 28, 2018 to Jan. 20, 2019. Tickets go on sale at 12 p.m. PT on June 8.  Related — Celine...
  • Grammy-winning producer, drummer and composer Barrett Martin returns with his modern jazz ensemble, The Barrett Martin Group, and their 6th

    Interview: Grammy-winner Barrett Martin on the BMG band, their latest album and his first book

    Grammy-winning producer, drummer and composer Barrett Martin recently released his 6th album with The Barrett Martin Group, called Transcendence. The band blends jazz, blues, African, Brazilian, and Cuban rhythms, ambient and classical music, as well as a mixture of exotic percussion that includes...
  • Punchline releases new 'Friend from the Future' video and announces tour with The Spill Canvas

    Punchline releases new 'Friend from the Future' video and announces tour with The Spill Canvas

    Pittsburgh rock band Punchline has released a new music video, as well as announced a summer tour with The Spill Canvas. The bright, colorful video for "Friend from the Future," from new album Lion, features footage of Punchline playing the song intercut with flashes of the time- and age-themed...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Boyz II Men live show

    Four-time Grammy winners, Boyz II Men, brought Tucson to its feet on May 20 at AVA Amphitheater during their live show. The show was filled with the band’s heavenly harmonies and AXS was able to catch their show and here are the highlights in no particular order. 1) Boyz II Men are still the most...
  • Ian Astbury with The Cult performing at Rams Head Live in Baltimore, MD.

    Interview: Finding inspiration with Ian Astbury of The Cult

    It has always been difficult to categorize The Cult. This band has cemented themselves in rock history with their transcended combination of goth, metal and mysticism, completed by Ian Astbury’s brilliant vocals and anchored with Billy Duffy’s guitar riffs. Last year AXS had the opportunity to talk...
  • P!nk says her kids will decide when she'll stop touring

    P!nk says her kids will decide when she'll stop touring

    P!nk is on the cover of Redbook's June 2018 issue, and in the accompanying interview, she talks about the challenges of being a mother of two young children while on tour. She also says that she'll stop touring if her kids want her to stop in order to have a more "normal life." Redbook's June 201...
  • Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck join forces for Arthur Buck album and tour

    Joseph Arthur, Peter Buck join forces for Arthur Buck album and tour

    Arthur Buck—the duo consisting of indie rock veteran Joseph Arthur and former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck—has announced dates for its 2018 U.S. tour, which launches on Sept. 7 in Seattle. Tickets go on sale May 18 at various times, depending on the venue. Arthur Buck's self-titled debut album will...
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