Category: Music + TV News

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 new.livestream.com/CheapTrick/Budokan. 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...

Rolling Stones ’50 and Counting’ Tour Dates. Mick Taylor to be ‘Special Guest’ Throughout the Tour.

Posted 02 Apr 2013 in Music + TV News

    The 50 and Counting tour continues…. “50 and Counting has been pretty amazing so far,” Mick Jagger said in a release. “We did a few shows in London and New York last year … and had such a good time that we thought … let’s do some more. It’s a good show. Lots of the classic stuff everyone wants to hear … with a few little gems tucked in here and there. The stage is shaped like lips and goes off into the venue so I get to run around in the crowd. It’s great fun to be able to get that close to the audience.“ Keith Richards added, “From day one at rehearsals it sounded so...

CBC Names k.d. lang ‘The Greatest Canadian Singer of All-Time’

Posted 30 Mar 2013 in Music + TV News

  Do you like lists? I like lists. Some times I agree with them, sometimes I do not. Sometimes they’re fun for laughs, sometimes they’re though provoking. Sometimes they’re worthless. I’ll let you decide where this list falls. CBC has announced their Top 25 Canadian Singers of All Time List. It was compiled by a group consisting of network producers and hosts. The said about the task that it was “a tenuous, lawless balancing act of separating voices from songwriting skills, honouring established talents while still giving a nod to younger generations and giving due respect to those with mad skills regardless of whether they are too cool or not cool enough.” Here’s their listing…  1. k.d. lang  2. Maureen...

The Cure, Mumfords, Nine Inch Nails part of 2013 Lollapalooza Line-up. See Full Listings Here.

Posted 28 Mar 2013 in Music + TV News

  2013 Lollapalooza Line-Up No official announcement has been made, but we have a leaked poster that shows a who’s who at 2013 Lollapalooza. The poster was originally posted by our friends at Slicing Up Eyeballs. I’m sure we’ll have more information as it becomes available. I do know that three day passes have already sold out. We’s be honored if you’d “like” our facebook page while you’re here.     Here is is!  2013 Lollapalooza       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

Tune in Tom Lounges New Show “The Midwest Beat”

Posted 25 Mar 2013 in Music + TV News, Rock + Roll

    Tom Lounges Joins 89.1 “The Lakeshore” with New Show. Tune in “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” on Tuesday evenings (6-7pm Central) with a repeat broadcast on Friday nights at 12am/Midnight. Only on 89.1FM – The Lakeshore and online streaming at www.thelakeshorefm.com  Tom’s show has been steadily building a loyal audience since debuting on January 8th.  Recent show guests have included – George Thorogood, Marcia Ball, Tommy James, Bill Leverty of Firehouse, Cuba Gooding Sr., Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr., Jim Peterik, American English, The Darren Enloe Band, Robert Rolfe Feddersen, Carl Giamarrese of The Buckinghams, Bobby Rush, The Day Nine Band, and others.  Here’s the upcoming schedule of the program’s musical guests… UPCOMING TUESDAY & SPECIAL BROADCASTS…...

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