Archive for the ‘Concerts’ Category

Meghan Trainor cancels more shows, Idina Menzel launches U.S. tour

Pop darling Meghan Trainor has been forced to alter another trio of dates so she can recover from a vocal hemorrhage. The singer, who guests on Charlie Pugh’s hit single “Marvin Gaye,” cancelled her appearance this weekend at Lansing, MI’s Common Ground Music Festival and postponed shows in Detroit and Chicago until September. More news: Idina Menzel , Meghan Trainor

Diana Ross returns to Vegas, The Dead Weather preps new album

Diana Ross , who first introduced her sold-out Las Vegas residency in April, will return to the stage at The Venetian in November. The iconic songstress will perform more dates of her show, “The Essential Diana Ross: Some Memories Never Fade,” beginning Nov. 4.

Taylor Swift video hits 1 billion views, One Direction starts U.S. tour

Taylor Swift is continuing her hold on pop music, with the video for her single “Blank Space” hitting a billion views on Vevo faster than any other music video. She also boasted at “Bad Blood” is the No. 1 song at pop radio for the third week. More news: Taylor Swift , One Direction , Zayn Malik

New Order plots outing, Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne team up

New Order plans to release a long-awaited new album entitled “Music Complete” in September. The set will includes special guests Brandon Flowers, La Roux and Iggy Pop. In addition, New Order has an upcoming U.K. tour in November with gigs in London, Glasgow, Liverpool and Wolverhampton.

Garth Brooks lands on ‘highest paid’ list, Drive-By Truckers head out

Garth Brooks has landed at No. 6 on Forbes’ list of 2015 Highest Paid Celebrities, topping all other country musicians. The Oklahoma native is on tour for the first time in 13 years and has grossed more than $1 million at every stop on the trek. More news: Garth Brooks , Drive-By Truckers

Pearl Jam tease a "special" announcement, The Misfits announce road trip

Pearl Jam kicked off the holiday weekend (7/2) by teasing an impending “special” announcement. Rumors are circulating that the band may be slotted to play the Global Citizen Festival, which was co-created by the act’s management. More news: The Misfits , Pearl Jam

Luke Bryan unleashes "Farm Tour," Dr. Dre available via iTunes

Luke Bryan has planned his seventh annual “Farm Tour,” performing and awarding scholarships in eight farming communities across America. Bryan, who is also promoting his forthcoming August release “Kill the Lights,” said in a recent interview with Rolling Stone Country that the new collection is “country-er” than his previous effort. More news: Luke Bryan , Dr.

Impending albums from Carrie Underwood and Zayn Malik

New mom Carrie Underwood joked with Washington D.C. country station WMZQ that her forthcoming album is the “most amazingest.” More news: Zayn Malik , Carrie Underwood

Tim McGraw gifts vets with free homes, Jackson Browne tours this fall

Tim McGraw is gifting 36 mortgage-free homes to veterans across the nation as part of a partnership between Operation HomeFront and Chase Bank. The country star is giving away one home in each select U.S. city on his in-progress “Shotgun Rider” tour, which runs through an Oct. 4 show in Las Vegas, NV.

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