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Report: Lionel Richie on Track for Vegas Residency, Diana Ross Eyes Return to Si


Alan Silfen/UMG NashvilleLooks like Lionel Richie will be following in the footsteps of his "Endless Love" duet partner, Diana Ross, and will launch a residency in Las Vegas.The Las Vegas Sun reports that Richie and promoters are eying a stint of shows at

The Who, Elton John, Chicago & More Featured on AXS Jazzfest TV Coverage


Ross Halfin/Universal Music GroupFans of Elton John and The Who unable to get to New Orleans for the popular New Orleans Heritage and Jazz Festival can get all of the action with AXS TV's live broadcast next weekend.The network will be airing 21 hours o

Stevie Wonder, Peter Cetera to Join David Foster at Foundation Miracle Gala & Co


Image Courtesy of Eddie WolflStevie Wonder and Peter Cetera will perform at the David Foster Foundation Miracle Gala & Concert in Canada this fall.Wonder and the former Chicago singer will join the Grammy-winning writer/producer onstage Sept. 26 at th

Paul McCartney Announces Philly Show, Hints More North American Dates to Follow


Credit: MJ KimPaul McCartney is coming to the City of Brotherly Love.The Beatles legend announced that he will perform at Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center on June 21.  It will be Paul’s first appearance in Philadelphia since 2010.  The s

Report: Grateful Dead Tour in the Works with John Mayer


J. Shearer/WireImageThe surviving core members of The Grateful Dead have insisted that the group's Fare Thee Well shows in Chicago and Santa Clarita, California, will be their last, but according to Billboard a tour could be in the works with pop guitar

Loverboy Teaming Up with Rick Springfield, The Romantics for Late Summer Tour


Credit: Mick RockLoverboy will be working all over North America this year, as the Canadian rockers have a wide variety of tour dates lined up, including a series of co-headlining shows with fellow '80s stars Rick Springfield and The Romantics.  L

Elton John Voices Support for Bruce Jenner


ABC/Randy HolmesElton John is voicing his support for Bruce Jenner.  The former Olympian turned reality star's 20/20 interview with Diane Sawyer airs Friday night, during which Jenner will presumably address his gender transition for the first time."

Billy Joel to Play Final Show at Nassau Coliseum on Long Island Before Venue Clo


Myrna SuarezBilly Joel has a monthly residency at New York's Madison Square Garden, but in August, he'll head East to his home base -- Long Island -- to play the final concert at that area's major concert venue: Nassau Coliseum.The venue is closing for

Jeff Lynne "Thrilled to Bits" to Receive Hollywood Walk of Fame Star


Credit: Martyn AtkinsJeff Lynne was recognized for his many musical achievements with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at a ceremony held earlier today in front of the famous Capitol Records Building in downtown Los Angeles.  As expected, Eagles

Hall & Oates' John Oates Announces Plans to Release Memoir


Credit: Greg VorobiovHall & Oates singer John Oates has signed a deal to publish his autobiography in late 2016.  Oates is collaborating with veteran music writer Chris Epting on the as-yet-untitled memoir, which will recount the Rock and Roll H

Springsteen, Joan Jett, Billy Idol, Foreigner's Mick Jones to Honor Pete Townshe


Credit: Ross HalfinBruce Springsteen, Joan Jett, Billy Idol, Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones are among the stars who will be on hand to salute The Who's Pete Townshend at the 11th annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert, scheduled for May 28 at Best Buy

Paul McCartney Again Ranked as UK's Richest Musician, with $1.1 Billion Fortune


Credit: MJ KimWho's the richest music artist from the U.K. or Ireland?  Maybe you won't be amazed to find out that, once again, it's Paul McCartney, according to The Sunday Times' latest annual Rich List. The BBC reports that the ex-Beatles star

Billy Joel to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Long Island's Stony Brook Universi


Library of CongressEven people who aren't Billy Joel fans probably know that he's from Long Island, New York, and now one of that area's top universities will be presenting the Piano Man with an honorary degree next month.Joel will receive a Doctor of M

Sc-Fi Rock Opera Featuring Mountain's Corky Laing to Get Its US Premiere Tonight


Gonzo MultimediaA new sci-fi rock opera called Playing God co-written by and featuring Mountain drummer Corky Laing will get its U.S. premiere on Thursday at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College in New York City.  The production, which is based on a

Todd Rundgren Says Songs on New Album "Global" Are About Getting People to Unite


Esoteric AntennaEarlier this month, Todd Rundgren released a new album titled Global, which finds the prolific singer/songwriter exploring the same electronic sounds featured prominently on his previous studio effort, 2013's State.  But while some

Jeff Lynne Being Honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Today


Credit: Martyn AtkinsJust a reminder that Electric Light Orchestra frontman Jeff Lynne will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today.  The unveiling ceremony for the commemorative marker is scheduled to take place at 11:30 a.m. PT

The Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well Concerts to Be Available as Pay-per-View Spec


Courtesy of The Grateful DeadLast week, The Grateful Dead's surviving members announced that their three sold-out Fare Thee Well concerts at Chicago's Soldier Field -- on July 3, 4 and 5 -- will be screened live in theaters across the U.S.  Now, plan

Elton John's Glasses Reported Stolen from Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum


Sam Taylor-WoodDon't go taking my glasses!  According to Memphis publication The Commercial Appeal, police are still trying to figure out who might have stolen a pair of Elton John's heart-shaped specs from the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum on Tuesday

Graham Nash Plots Solo Summer Tour of North America


Credit: Elde StewartCrosby, Stills & Nash are preparing to hit the road for a U.S. spring tour next week, but after that trek winds down, Graham Nash will launch a North American outing of his own.  The folk-rock legend's newly announced summer t

Concert Film About Roger Waters' The Wall Live Tour to Get Theatrical Premiere i


Image Courtesy of Roger WatersThe new concert film featuring focusing on Roger Waters' acclaimed The Wall Live Tour will open in theaters around the world on September 29.  The movie, titled Roger Waters The Wall, includes footage from a few of the m

New Star-Studded Beatles Tribute Album Features Unplugged Versions of Classic Fa


Cleopatra RecordsA new Beatles tribute album featuring an interesting variety of pop and rock stars from the 1960s, '70s and '80s is scheduled to be released next Tuesday, April 28.  Keep Calm and Salute The Beatles boasts acoustic renditions of cl

Vinyl Box Set Featuring John Lennon's Entire Solo Catalog Being Released in June


Capitol/UMeA new box set featuring high-quality vinyl versions of John Lennon's eight studio albums will be released on June 9.  The nine-disc collection, titled simply Lennon, marks the first time that vinyl editions of the late Beatles star's solo
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