There’s talk that the winning entry in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest is actually a copy of another song. Does “Only Teardrops” sound too similar to a 11-year-old track called “I Surrender” or is it just a remarkable coincidence?
Nashville’s Music City Center threw open its doors to thousands of visitors in an open house event May 19-20 to kick off the $585 million convention center’s grand opening. Music City Center is adjacent to Nashville’s Omni Hotel, the site of Pollstar Live! Feb. 19-21.
An Albany, N.Y., zoning board didn’t overstep by blocking electronic dance music parties at the Washington Avenue Armory arena, according to a recent court ruling.
British Summer Time festival has snagged Elton John as its latest headliner. In addition to the crocodile rocker and his band, former-Kinks frontman Ray Davies and Elvis Costello will also take the stage for full sets July 12.
The annual funfest that bundles rock ’n’ roll with classic cars returns for its 19th year with Social Distortion, Face To Face, Murder By Death, Old 97’s, Nashville Pussy and more. Pre-sale begins today and the general onsale launches later this week.
Goldenvoice's Elliott Lefko interviewed the famed keyboardist at the 2011 Pollstar Live! conference: “Jim Morrison and I went to the UCLA film school. We were students in the motion picture division. He came from Florida, I came from Chicago. We smoked pot together, we talked philosophy together."
The Red Rocker embarks on a late-summer journey celebrating his incredible catalog. Playing in the band on select dates for Sammy Hagar on his “Four Decades Of Rock” will be his Van Halen/Chickenfoot cohort Michael Anthony and Montrose vets Denny Carmassi and Bill Church.
Russia’s point man on Syria and on its relations with the U.S. on Tuesday turned his attention toward a subject close to Russian hearts – alleged vote theft at the Eurovision Song Contest. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called it an “outrageous incident.”
Keith says he grew up in the area near Oklahoma City that was hit by a devastating tornado. Keith says he remembers riding his bicycle through the stricken neighborhoods. Rescuers are still working to pull people from the rubble in the community that’s southwest of Oklahoma City.
Mally the Monkey was seized by German customs March 28 when Justin Bieber failed to produce required vaccination and import papers for the animal after landing in Munich. He had until midnight Friday to produce those documents.
Michael Jackson’s doctor was not the only person working on the singer’s ill-fated “This Is It” tour without a fully executed contract, a corporate attorney for concert promoter AEG Live LLC testified Monday.
Drake’s OVO Fest isn’t the only North American stop on James Blake’s upcoming 2013 itinerary. In addition to the Aug. 4 festival appearance in Toronto, the English electronic producer and singer/songwriter has added two dozen gigs in the U.S. and Canada.
The site of 1967’s Monterey Pop Festival and the long-running Monterey Jazz Festival is hosting a new event in August with a lineup featuring Modest Mouse, Passion Pit, MGMT, Neko Case, Beach House, Toro Y Moi and Devendra Banhart.
The Grammy-winning rock band from Pennsylvania will appear on the third day of the Stars & Stripes Festival, joining Collective Soul, Cake, Randy Travis and Puddle Of Mudd for Michigan’s largest free music fest.