Posts Tagged ‘british’

Ariana Grande gives behind-the-scenes look at tour prep

Ariana Grande has given fans a quick inside look into her preparation for the upcoming “Honeymoon Tour.” More news: Ariana Grande

"Weird Al" Yankovic promises "Mandatory Fun" this summer

“Weird Al” Yankovic will spend much of 2015 on the international tour trail, performing in support of his most recent studio album, “Mandatory Fun.” More news: “Weird Al” Yankovic

NKOTB plot summer excursion with support from TLC, Nelly

New Kids on the Block has unleashed a summer schedule that spans the U.S. and will feature opening support from TLC and Nelly . More news: New Kids on the Block , TLC , Nelly

Independent Venue Week aims to boost grassroots gig spots

A week of shows by established acts at small venues is vital for the future of grassroots music, organisers say.

Knopfler previews Tracker

Mark Knopfler will release his 8th solo album, Tracker, on March 16 via Universal Music.

Knopfler previews 8th solo album

Mark Knopfler will release his eighth solo album, Tracker, on March 16 via Universal Music – and he’s streamed lead track Beryl as a preview.

Brit Awards 2015: Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, FKA Twigs Lead Nominations

Sam Smith earned six Grammy nominations for his acclaimed debut,  In the Lonely Hour , in December, and now the soul-pop powerhouse has even more reason to consider purchasing shelving: five nominations – the most of any nominee – for the 2015 Brit Awards. Smith is up for British Male Solo Artist, British Breakthrough Act, British Single (for the U.K. chart-topping ballad “Stay With Me”), Mastercard British Album of the Year (for  In the Lonely Hour ) and British Artist Video of the Year (for the haunting “Stay With Me” clip).  Sam Smith Breaks Down 10 Great R&B Voices Ed Sheeran trails Smith with four nominations, and the two singers will compete in each category. Sheeran will contend for British Male Solo Artist, British Single (“Thinking Out Loud”), British Album of the Year ( X ) and British Artist Video of the Year (“Thinking Out Loud”).

Eric Church fills out “The Outsiders Tour”

Country crooner Eric Church has added more shows to “The Outsiders Tour,” which now extends throughout 2015. More news: Eric Church , Drive-By Truckers

Fleetwood Mac may be on final run with “On With the Show”

Fleetwood Mac may be saying goodbye for good once the iconic band completes this year’s “On With the Show” trek and releases an impending album. More news: Fleetwood Mac , Lindsey Buckingham , Stevie Nicks , Deer Tick

The Who add Joan Jett to North American anniversary run

The Who are preparing for the stateside kick-off of their “The Who Hits 50!” tour, which will feature Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Joan Jett & The Blackhearts as special guests. More news: The Who , Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

John Sykes issues solo album teaser

John Sykes has released a teaser for his long-awaited fourth solo album.

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