Archive for the ‘Concerts’ Category

Q&A: David Pulkingham

Some may recognize David Pulkingham from his days as the lead guitarist for Texas troubadour Alejandro Escovedo or as the current sidepiece for Patty Griffin . He’s got a way with the guitar — whether his fingers are flying through a flamenco tune, picking out a rock ballad or hitting the intricate notes of an instrumental arrangement. More news: Lloyd Maines , Bruce Springsteen , Patty Griffin , Alejandro Escovedo , David Pulkingham

Bruce Springsteen and band send off Jon Stewart, Nicki Minaj insinuates pregnancy

Bruce Springsteen helped Jon Stewart say farewell to “The Daily Show” by performing rousing renditions of “Land of Hope and Dreams” and “Born to Run” with the help of the E Street Band. More news: Bruce Springsteen , Nicki Minaj , Meek Mill

Gregg Allman tacks more dates onto itinerary, Supergroup tribute to Iggy Pop planned

Gregg Allman has added a handful of dates to his tour, some of which are co-headlining shows with The Doobie Brothers . More news: Gregg Allman , The Doobie Brothers , Iggy Pop , Pearl Jam , Guns N’ Roses , Mudhoney , Screaming Trees

Prince to release new album next month, Dustin Lynch readies for headlining debut

Prince is prepping a new album, “HitNRun,” for release next month via Jay Z’s Tidal, high-quality streaming service. More news: Prince , Dustin Lynch

Ryan Adams to cover Taylor Swift album, Kenny Chesney breaks attendance record

Ryan Adams plans to pay tribute to Taylor Swift ‘s chart-topping album “1989” by covering it from front to back. More news: Ryan Adams , Taylor Swift , Kenny Chesney , Pink Floyd

Billy Joel closes NY venue with special guest, Dr. Dre donates new album proceeds

During Billy Joel ‘s concert last Tuesday (8/4) marking the final show at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY, special guest Paul Simon made a surprise appearance for three songs during the three-hour set. More news: Billy Joel , Paul Simon , Dr. Dre

ASAP Rocky to tour with Tyler, The Creator, FFS supergroup maps U.S. run,

ASAP Rocky and Tyler, The Creator have plotted a joint tour that gets underway next month. More news: Sparks , Franz Ferdinand , FFS , Tyler, The Creator , ASAP Rocky

KISS frontman Paul Stanley helms soul group, American Roots Festival lineup revealed

KISS singer-guitarist Paul Stanley is fronting a new soul project called Soul Station , saying he’s fed up with technologically-based music. More news: KISS , Paul Stanley , Soul Station , American Roots Music & Arts Festival , Eric Church

Iggy Azalea discusses plastic surgery, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to host CMA Awards

A couple months after rumors began that she had a nose augmentation and a chin implant, Iggy Azalea says she’s not denying having plastic surgery. More news: Carrie Underwood , Brad Paisley , CMA Awards , Iggy Azalea

Brad Paisley to advise on “The Voice,” Reba McEntire separates from husband

Brad Paisley will advise Blake Shelton ‘s fledgling stars on the next season of NBC’s “The Voice.” More news: Reba McEntire , Blake Shelton , Brad Paisley

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale to divorce, Moe. confirms New Year’s Eve shows

Pop star Gwen Stefani , frontwoman of No Doubt , and her alt-rocker husband Gavin Rossdale of Bush announced Monday (8/3) their plans to divorce after 13 years of marriage. More news: Gwen Stefani , No Doubt , Gavin Rossdale , Bush , Moe.

Matisyahu sets fall road trip, Kip Moore to tour across North America

Rapper/reggae singer Matisyahu will spend the fall working his way across the U.S. promoting his new album, “Live at Stubb’s Vol. III,” which drops Oct.

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