Happy Birthday to Linda Ronstadt, who turns 68 today (July 15th)!!! Despite being born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, Ronstadt, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year, came to embody the ’70s California soft-rock sound, alongside such acts as the Eagles and Jackson Browne. Last fall, Ronstadt published her autobiography, […]
The Go-Go’s have been leading an ‘80s revival this summer with a five-act package tour, dubbed Replay America. In addition to the Go-Go’s headlining set, the show features Scandal’s Patty Smyth, Martha Davis & The Motels, Cutting Crew, and Naked Eyes. Go-Go’s drummer Gina Schock explained that rather than go back out on the road again with usual tourmates, the B-52’s, the band decided to […]
Bruce Springsteen premiered his new 10-minute film for his song “Hunter Of Invisible Game” on his official website, BruceSpringsteen.net. The film, based on and featuring the song from “The Boss’” last album, High Hopes, was co-directed by Springsteen’s longtime in-house documentarian, Thom Zimny, best known for or directing and co-producing such Springsteen films as 2005’s Wings For Wheels: The […]
Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain has gone on record stating that he thinks it’s great that former frontman Steve Perry has been performing after years away from the stage. Perry has been stealing headlines by performing encore cameos at recent concerts by alternative band Eels in Los Angeles, California; Washington, D.C; and St. Paul, Minnesota. Cain, along with Journey co-founders Neal Schon and Ross Valory, […]
Newly released his Paul McCartney‘s second video from his 2013 New collection. Last fall, the tune caught the eye of fans and reviewers upon release, not just for its storyline about making his bones in Liverpool with John Lennon — but his frustration at Beatles biographers detailing events that either never happened — or happened in an entirely different way. Instead of specifically […]
John Mellencamp kicks off a brief summer tour tonight (July 3rd) in Niagara Falls, New York at Seneca Niagara Casino. Mellencamp played a couple of warm-up gigs last month in Thackerville, Oklahoma, and — all told — will play a total of seven dates throughout the summer, mainly at casinos. In May, Mellencamp signed a “lifetime” recording […]
Crosby, Stills, & Nash launch their summer tour tonight (July 2nd) in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at Sands Bethlehem Event Center. The 40-date trek will finally wind down over two nights — October 3rd and 4th — at L.A.’s Greek Theatre. 40 years after it all went down, the live document of Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young’s legendary […]
East Carolina University introduced its 16th Head Baseball Coach in program history, welcoming former player Cliff Godwin back to his alma mater at a press conference Thursday morning.