St. Vincent is just full of blessings this week for her devout followers – a release date for her new album and all the info you need to know about her 2014 North American tour. She’s also posted the LP’s first track online, “Birth in Reverse.”
Yes’ triple-album world tour is headed to Canada. Fans in the provinces will get their chance to see 1971’s The Yes Album, 1972’s Close To The Edge and 1977’s Going For The One performed in their entirety come March.
The promoter of an annual rock festival in Jackson, Mich., is facing felony charges for writing bad checks to vendors at this summer’s Rockapalooza June 21-23.
Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Ky., gears up for a presale launching this week … North Carolina’s MerleFest has a new feature that’s all about banjo pickers. Lots and lots of banjo pickers.
Wenatchee, Wash., will get its day in court next year with arena developer Global Entertainment, which constructed and managed the city’s Town Toyota Center before the arena defaulted on more than $42 million in bonds in 2011.
Miley Cyrus now has more than a dozen additional chances to prove why she deserves to be called “MTV’s Artist of The Year” and included in Barbara Walters’ “10 Most Fascinating People.” The pop star announced European dates today for her Bangerz Tour.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse and McBusted have been announced as headliners for this year’s British Summer Time shows in London’s Hyde Park, while promoter AEG is also planning three provincial one-day festivals for June.
A new House Of Blues venue is setting up shop in downtown Louisville, Ky., next year. The 900-seat Mercury Ballroom will feature state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, a VIP lounge and a premium balcony with seated service in a renovated historic building downtown.
A second leg is here for The Kings Of Leon’s “Mechanical Bull Tour.” Returning to the road 11 days after wrapping up the first set of North American dates, the Followill clan will kick things off in Phoenix in mid-March. Tickets go on sale this week.
The harmonious journey continues for one of music’s legendary groups as Crosby, Stills & Nash reveal their March plans. Beginning in Richmond, Va., stops include Louisville, Des Moines, Indianapolis, Nashville and Atlanta.
A proposed Kremlin amnesty could pardon jailed members of the Pussy Riot punk band and Greenpeace activists who are awaiting trial, a Russian newspaper reported Monday. The bill, which was posted on the Kremlin website Monday, applies to a wide range of inmates who haven’t committed violent crimes.
A California court has scheduled arguments next month for Michael Jackson’s doctor to appeal his involuntary manslaughter conviction. Conrad Murray was convicted of causing Jackson’s death by giving the singer an overdose of the anesthetic propofol on June 25, 2009.
On New Year’s Day, they’ll finally travel that last 20 feet. Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill and Darlene Love – the principal subjects of the documentary film “20 Feet from Stardom” – are set to perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the 100th Rose Bowl game in Pasadena.
Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber visited young victims of Typhoon Haiyan on Tuesday, traveling to the Philippines after launching a worldwide campaign to help those affected by the deadly storm. Bieber flew to Tacloban, the devastated capital of central Leyte province, where he distributed shirts, toys and basketballs to children.
Here’s something to wag a tongue at: MTV says Miley Cyrus is the best artist of the year. The former child star twerked her way to the top. Her eye-popping duet with Robin Thicke on the MTV Video Music Awards was one of the year’s most talked about cultural events.