Opportunities to see great artists performing in intimate venues await you with the G4 Experience on the West Coast, The Chieftains and Ry Cooder on the East Coast and Gene Simmons in the Nevada desert.
Nine Inch Nails splits with its manager and promises a new lineup in 2014 … Heart is the latest act to cancel an appearance at SeaWorld … Pixies announce its new touring bassist … The Hives apologize for offending Boston fans with song dedication.
A minor stage collapse at Taylor Swift’s Dec. 7 show at Suncorp Stadium left the Brisbane venue in darkness momentarily. Prime ticket holders, seated before the stage, were moved while the staging was repaired.
The headline says it all as world-class piano-pounder Elton John announces another round of his mega-popular “Million Dollar Piano” shows in Sin City.
Neil Young will play four “Honor The Treaties” shows in his native Canada to support the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. With special guest Diana Krall performing on all dates, tickets for January gigs in Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina and Calgary go on sale this week.
Garth Brooks had some very good news for fans this morning. Appearing on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” the country music superstar said he will be touring the globe in 2014 and that details will be announced “very soon.”
Las Vegas appears to have a winner when it comes to hyper-specific themes. The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas has opened a concert venue intended to evoke a 1930s-era theater dropped into an Eastern European glass factory.
John Lennon needed help. At least his statue did. A bronze likeness of the Beatle, who was assassinated 33 years ago Sunday, was inaugurated in a leafy Havana park 13 years ago. But souvenir-seekers kept stealing the iconic circular spectacles that adorned it.
Susan Boyle says she has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism – and feels relief at finally having the right label for her condition. Boyle, 52, had learning difficulties as a child, which she was told were the result of brain damage from oxygen deprivation at birth.
The “Piano Man” who became one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time with such hits as “Just the Way You Are,” ‘‘Uptown Girl” and “Allentown” was awarded the nation’s highest honor Sunday for influencing American culture through the arts.
AEG has ended its relationship with AEG Live CEO and President Randy Phillips, who was a force in building the company into the second-largest concert promoter in the land, as part of reorganization nearly a year in the making.
The San Jose Civic Auditorium has a new name – City National Civic – following a deal with City National Bank. A concert featuring Wynonna Judd was slated to celebrate the official name change.
Howard Theatre operator Blue Note Entertainment Group has a new talent booking partnership with Philadelphia’s Electric Factory and boutique booking agency Bonfire. The agreement begins in January.
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-center rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
Like Elvis’ no-hips-allowed appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” or the Beatles’ arrival in America, or Woodstock, it is considered one of the milestone moments in rock history: Bob Dylan going electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.
The annual Hangout Music Festival on Alabama’s Gulf Coast provides a big boost to the region’s economy, generating about $31 million for the local economy from businesses related to lodging, food and entertainment, according to an Auburn University study.