Archive for the ‘Concerts’ Category

Van Halen to mount major North American tour

Days before their new concert album arrives in stores, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Van Halen have unveiled plans for a massive summer outing that will hit dozens of U.S. cities from coast to coast. More news: Kenny Wayne Shepherd , Van Halen

Paul McCartney, Metallica lead Lollapalooza lineup

Lollapalooza ‘s 10th iteration will feature headline sets by the Paul McCartney and Metallica , touching just touching U.S. stages in festival mode so far in 2015. More news: Lollapalooza , Paul McCartney , Metallica , Florence + the Machine , Charli XCX , Jamestown Revival , The Weeknd , Walk the Moon , Alabama Shakes , Gary Clark Jr.

SXSW 2015 Highlights: Doug Burr, Avid Dancer, Jamestown Revival

The fourth official day of South by Southwest Music brought not only heightened foot traffic and more music showcases, but a pretty steady downpour as well. Though rain can be a rare sight around the Austin area, the wet weather didn’t keep the music or the fans away. Performances continued across the city, and we pressed on in our search for the latest and greatest. More news: Jamestown Revival , Avid Dancer , Doug Burr , SXSW

SXSW 2015 Highlights: Heartbreaker Banquet

Brilliant blue skies, rolling Texas hills, hours of intimate roots, rock and Americana music, and the Red Headed Stranger himself — this Texas transplant escaped the South by Southwest madness for an afternoon to venture out to the fourth annual Heartbreaker Banquet . More news: Willie Nelson , Heartless Bastards , Angel Olsen , Leon Bridges , Heartbreaker Banquet , Matt Sucich , Deslondes

SXSW 2015 Highlights: Elliphant, Halsey, Kopecky

The music portion of South by Southwest (SXSW) is here again, which means miles of walking, thousands of bands, and dodging tens of thousands of fellow festivalgoers to find the diamonds in the proverbial rough. Sorting through the long list of official showcases to make a nightly game plan can be overwhelming, but the hunt is worth the reward when you find music that moves you. More news: Kopecky , Halsey , Elliphant , Kopecky Family Band

Q&A: Don Felder

Don Felder may not be the first member of the Eagles you think of as you’re humming along to “Hotel California,” but his influence is as much a part of the history of the iconic band as it is in numerous other collaborations with iconic pop and rock stars, including Kenny Loggins, Stevie Nicks, Barbra Streisand and Michael Jackson. More news: Sarah McLachlan , Elton John , Barbra Streisand , Eagles , Don Felder

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