It’s never too early to begin planning for the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Keeping with the two-weekend format, organizers announced next year’s dates and your first opportunity to score tickets.
Having broken Australia’s ticketing records for a country artist in 2011, Alan Jackson returns to the enchanted land of ‘Roos & Foster’s in late September with destinations including festivals CMC Rocks North QLD and Deni Ute Muster.
Brian May and singer Kerry Ellis return to the road for another round of the duo’s “Born Free” tour in the U.K. and Europe. Performing acoustic and by candlelight, the Queen guitarist and Ellis will launch the trek in mid-June.
G Dragon says he tries to separate his solo performances from how Big Bang performs. The band works as a team, and G Dragon says the concept is of artists collaborating. But “when I perform as a solo, I think a lot about what I always wanted to do but have not done yet.”
“The Voice” is leaving the judging drama to its rivals. The NBC singing contest said Friday that Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green will return for “The Voice” Season 5, joining Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.
From comic book art to Shakespeare and Japanese opera, the new season of the Spoleto Festival USA will be the largest ever, offering 160 performances during the 17 days the festival lights up stages across this seaside city.
Officials say the leader of the reggae band Toots and the Maytals was injured when a 19-year-old man threw a bottle and hit the singer during a concert in Richmond. Police said Sunday the man has been charged with aggravated assault.
Denmark’s Emmelie de Forest has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest with her ethno-inspired flute and drum tune “Only Teardrops,” despite tough competition from spectacular stage shows by performers from Azerbaijan and Ukraine.
Sue McLean, founder of Sue McLean & Associates in Minneapolis. McLean’s company is the longtime promoter for the “Subway Music In The Zoo” concert series at Minnesota Zoo Amphitheatre as well as the Basilica Block Party and Guthrie Theatre.
A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court in the week ahead:
An ethno-inspired flute and drum tune from Denmark is the bookmakers’ favorite to win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, which also features a bizarre opera pop number from Romania and an Armenian rock song written by the guitarist of Black Sabbath.
President Barack Obama is putting on a show at the White House next week for singer-songwriter Carole King. She’s the first woman to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress.
Randy Travis has filed a lawsuit to prevent two state agencies from releasing a patrol car video of his 2012 DWI arrest in North Texas.
The lawyer for As I Lay Dying singer Timothy Lambesis accused of trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife says the singer’s mind has been ravaged by steroid use. Lambesis’ attorney Thomas Warwick said in court that his client had gotten into body building and steroid use.