The Rolling Stones announce two Euro festival gigs – Netherlands’ Pinkpop and TW Classic in Belgium – for its “14 On Fire” tour. The band sez it will announce more major shows in Europe during the next couple of weeks.
South By Southwest and the surrounding unaffiliated hoopla have slipped into hyperdrive as the music portion of the annual conference and festival opens this week.
Members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot are calling on Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to dismiss cases against protesters arrested for singing in the Capitol building.
The Rolling Stone who came to define the adults-only lifestyle of rock has a deal with Little, Brown Books for Young Readers for a picture story called “Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar.”
Fans jumped high in their seats. Others raced to the front of the stage. Carnegie Hall is a seated venue, but music lovers watching Iggy Pop and members of New Order on Tuesday night were eager and lost in the music at the 24th Annual Benefit Concert for Tibet House US.
Industry vet Ed Micone is exiting his position at Paradigm at the end of the month to return to live event and television production.
The agency that helped promote the renovation of the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., by creating a massive record that spun atop the building’s roof has a new part owner in Azoff MSG Entertainment.
Vampire Weekend has detailed what the band will be up to in early June leading up to the band’s appearance at Bonnaroo. As for now, the band is headed next to South America for sets at Lollapalooza in Chile, Argentina and Brazil.
After canceling the band’s 2013 European summer tour to work on its upcoming album and then making a handful of U.S. appearances, Modest Mouse is ready to hit the road in May for a 14-night excursion through the States.
Phish announces its 2014 summer tour. Featuring two and three-night stands in select markets along with single evening engagements in others, tickets go on sale to the general public near the end of this month.
Megadeth, Motörhead and Anthrax are the headliners for Motörhead’s Motörboat, a five day adventure planned for September with a lineup including Zakk Wylde, Jim Breuer, Danko Jones, Fireball Ministry, Wilson and others.
Lana Del Rey has filled in her U.S. spring schedule with more than a dozen dates. You won’t want to wait to get your tickets because the initial gigs she booked sold out immediately, setting records in Las Vegas and Phoenix.
Fan complaints about beer prices at arena events isn’t new but a video posted March 9 by two Idaho Steelhead hockey fans regarding CenturyLink Arena has since gone viral.
Beck reveals his first headlining gigs for 2014. Along with previously announced engagements for several festivals including Coachella, Firefly and Forecastle, his itinerary now shows headlining stops in Santa Barbara, Tucson, Cleveland, Toronto and other fine cities.
The annual celebration of Dr. Robert Moog’s synthesizer legacy will feature music along with keynote speakers, workshops and even a Theremin installation. With an artist lineup including two nights of Kraftwerk plus Keith Emerson, Pet Shop Boys and Chic feat. Niles Rodgers, single day tickets go on sale Wednesday.