Category: Music + TV News

Stephen Stills Forms New Blues-Rock Band With Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Barry Goldberg

Posted 09 May 2013 in Music + TV News

  “The Rides” to Release debut album in August LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — No stranger to top flight musical partnerships, legendary singer-songwriter and Buffalo Springfield / CSN / CSN&Y principal Stephen Stills unites with fellow guitar slinger Kenny Wayne Shepherd and venerable Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg to form the new all-star blues-rock group The Rides. The multi-generational outfit’s debut album, Can’t Get Enough, is set for CD, digital, and vinyl release August 27 on 429 Records.  Featuring four co-written originals, a handful of covers, and a vintage, previously unrecorded Stills gem, Can’t Get Enough was inspired by—and is an homage to—the now-classic 1968 album Super Session, which featured Stills on guitar on one side, and the late Mike Bloomfield on the other (Bloomfield had founded Electric Flag with Goldberg, who also played on Super Session, as did Blood, Sweat & Tears keyboardist Al Kooper).  As The Rides bring...

Paul McCartney Returns to the Stage in Brazil With an Amazing 38 Song Set That Was Full of Surprises

Posted 05 May 2013 in Music + TV News

Paul McCartney returned to the stage tonight in Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. It was his first show of 2013 and he pulled out some real gems.  He opened with “Eight Days A Week” he claimed it was only the second time that he has ever played it live. Another surprised was “Your Mother Should Know” which also was played by for the second time. It was never played by the Beatles. “Hi, Hi, Hi” hadn’t been played since 1976. (File photo) Here’s the full set list from Brazil Eight Days a Week  (The Beatles) Junior’s Farm (Wings) All My Loving (The Beatles) Listen to What the Man Said (Wings) Let Me Roll It (Wings) Paperback Writer (The Beatles) My Valentine Nineteen...

Earl ‘The Earl of Old Town’ Pionke…Club Owner and a True Legend of the Chicago Music Scene Has Died

Posted 26 Apr 2013 in Music + TV News

Earl Pionke, known even more around the Chicago music scene as “The Earl of Old Town” has died. He passed away this afternoon April 26th at 2:30 PM. For years Mr. Pionke owned the popular “Earl of Old Town” pub in Chicago that spawned the careers of many future household names such as John Prine, Steve Goodman, Bonnie Koloc and many many more. The news of Mr. Pionke’s passing was announced by his close friend Marina Jason: “It is with deep sadness that I must report that Earl J.J. Pionke died this afternoon at 2:30 p.m. There will be no funeral services as Earl requested that his body be donated to the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois. The family...

Black Sabbath Just Might Be Coming To A Town Near You in 2013. We Have Their Tour Dates.

Posted 25 Apr 2013 in Hard Rock, Music + TV News

  Black Sabbath has just announced the dates for their long-rumored 2013 summer tour. There are 20 dates and it begins in Houston Texas on July 25th. Their new album titled 13 will be released two weeks before the tour begins. Tickets will be going on sale for most show the first week of May.  Do not look for Bill Ward on the tour. He’s still not part of the band. ————————————————————————————————————– Here are the dates 7/25 Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (on sale May 4th)  7/27 Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center (on sale May 4th)  7/29 Tampa, FL – Live Nation Amphitheatre (on sale May 11th)  7/31 W. Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre (on sale...

Richie Havens, the Man That Gave Us ‘Freedom’ at Woodstock Has Died

Posted 22 Apr 2013 in Music + TV News, Uncategorized

  We’re sad to announce that Richie Havens, the man that opened Woodstock with his famous acoustic song “Freedom,” has died at the age of 72. Here is the official announcement via his longtime representatives, The Root Agency: “RICHIE HAVENS was gifted with one of the most recognizable voices in popular music. His fiery, poignant, soulful singing style has remained unique and ageless since his historic appearance at Woodstock in 1969. For four decades, Havens used his music to convey passionate messages of brotherhood and personal freedom. Billboard Magazine writes, “This acoustic soul giant truly seems to be getting more inspiring and graceful with age.” From Woodstock to The Isle of Wight to Glastonbury to the Fillmore Auditorium to...

Bob Dylan Announces “AmericanaramA Festival of Music’ with Wilco and MMJ

Posted 22 Apr 2013 in Bob Dylan, Music + TV News

Now this sounds like fun. A great blend of some fine music from multi-generations of greatness. The AmericanaramA Festival of Music, coming this summer, with Bob Dylan and his Band, Wilco, and My Morning Jacket, with special guests at select shows including Richard Thompson Electric Band and Ryan Bingham. 26 dates have been confirmed. They’re listen below. Tickets on sale starting this Wednesday!     ——————————————————————————————————————————— Jun 26, 2013 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre with WILCO and My Morning Jacket ————————— Jun 27, 2013 Tampa, FL Live Nation Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds with WILCO and My Morning Jacket ————————– Jun 29, 2013 Atlanta, GA Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood with WILCO and My Morning Jacket ————————– Jun...

‘Cool Album of the Day’ Announces the Formation of ‘Cool Album Productions’

Posted 22 Apr 2013 in Music + TV News

  “If You’re Not Moving Forward Then You’re Going Backwards.” That saying has long been vibrating off many of our eardrums. Yes, it’s even bounced off ours here at “Cool Album of the Day” when those eardrums weren’t vibrating with good music.  Hence we officially announce the formation of our independent record label branded “Cool Album Productions.” Our first release with be April 30th with the first solo album titled One Block East from former Heartsfield lead guitarist, songwriter, lead vocalist Phil Lucafo. More releases are plan and will be announced in the future. Phil Lucafo was responsible or partly responsible for many of Heartsfield’s better known songs such as “The Only Time I’m Sober Is When You’re Gone,”...

Divinyls Singer Chrissy Amphlett Has Died

Posted 22 Apr 2013 in Music + TV News

Chrissy Amphlett of Divinyls fame has died at the age of 53 after a two year fight with breast cancer. The charismatic front woman was surrounded by family and friends at her home when she died.  The announcement was made by her cousin Patricia ‘Little Pattie’ Thompson. She died of breast cancer and multiple sclerosis, and added she had fought the diseases with “exceptional bravery and dignity.” “Chrissy’s light burns so very brightly,” she said in a statement on behalf of the Amphlett family. “Her was a life of passion and creativity; she always lived it to the fullest.  With her force of character and vocal strength she paved the way for strong, sexy, outspoken women.” Christine Joy Amphlett...

Can Psy’s Follow Up Single Have Any Impact? Here’s the Just Released Video for ‘Gentleman.’

Posted 12 Apr 2013 in Music + TV News

  We know Psy’s video for the song I don’t even have to mention was the most watched video of all time on YouTube. Fan or not, I bet your at least curious to see if he has any else to offer that can even gain any traction what so ever. Well with out further adieu.  Here’s his video for “Gentleman.”     Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Cheap Trick to Play Entire Budokan Concert Setlist For 35th Anniversary Tour

Posted 05 Apr 2013 in Music + TV News

    Yes, Cheap Trick Fans, it has indeed been  35 years since the boys played and released the classic “Live in Budokan” album. To celebrate they will be performing the full concert set list in its entirety. The first show will be the John Varvatos Bowery boutique in New York City. The boutique where the performance will take place is in the storefront once occupied by CBGB. The band is close with Mr. Varcatos.  You can see the show via The April 28th date was the date of the original show in Japan. On April 30th they’ll move the show to El Rey in Los Angeles. There they will play the setlist from April 30th, 1978. It will be televised...

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