Lindsay Buckingham Announces Solo Tour Following Fleetwood Mac Split
Earlier this year, Fleetwood Mac parted ways with their longtime guitarist Lindsey Buckingham due to his hesitance to join the band on another cross-country tour. Now, he’s ready to head out on his own trek. When the band announced they were firing Buckingham, the fanbase seemed to split. While... Read more
Aretha Franklin Reportedly ‘Gravely Ill’ Following Show Cancellations
Singer and ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin is reportedly ‘gravely ill,’ and her family and friends are asking for prayers while they’re with her in Detroit. The Detroit News reported that Franklin has been in hospice care for a week, confirming with a person close to the singer that... Read more
ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons To Tour In Support of Second Solo LP
Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top has announced a North American trek in support of his second solo record, The Big Bad Blues. Gibbons will kick off the 24-date trek on October 13 in Riverside, Iowa and make way across the country, stopping in cities like Washington, D.C., Cleveland, Atlanta,... Read more
New York’s The Meadows Festival Cancels 2018 Run After Permit Issues
This year’s The Meadows Festival in Queens, New York has been pulled due to permit issues, organizers of the event announced this past weekend. The festival, slated to take place this September, made the announcement in a statement on the festival’s website. “After careful consideration, we have decided to... Read more
Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Returns To The U.S. For Solo Tour
Just as Radiohead’s North American tour came to an end, frontman Thom Yorke will begin his own solo U.S. tour later this year. Radiohead played a slew of tour dates across Europe before hitting North America in July. The group played throughout August, performing for four nights at New... Read more
16-year-old Boy Dies At Final Day of Chicago’s Lollapalooza
On the final day of Chicago’s annual Lollapalooza music festival this past weekend, a teenager was found unresponsive at the scene. According to Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office, Evan Kitz-Miller, 16, was found at 7:51 p.m. in the 300 block of East Randolph Street. He... Read more
Safety Threat Caused Rascal Flatts To End Show Early Without Encore
Last night, a Rascal Flatt concert in Noblesville, Indiana was cut short right before an expected encore, leaving fans confused as they were quickly shuffled out of the arena. At 10:45 in Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, fans began to be ushered out of the crowd, although the country... Read more
Slow Ticketing Means Shawn Mendes Fans Show for Concert a Year Early
If you bought tickets in May for a concert in August, can you be blamed if you show up at the venue three months later and expected there to be a show? Several fans found out the hard way the unintended consequences of the so-called “slow ticketing” movement, as... Read more
BTS Will Be The First K-Pop Band To Play a U.S. Stadium On Tour
The K-pop boyband BTS, known also as Bangtan Boys, sent fans into a frenzy with their tour announcement earlier this year, and now they’ve added another show to the run – making the group the first K-pop band to play a U.S. stadium. In April, BTS dropped news of... Read more
The Weeknd, Cardi B To Headline Global Citizen Festival
The international advocacy organization Global Citizen has announced the headlining performers at this year’s festival in New York City, which includes The Weeknd, Cardi B, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monae, and Janet Jackson. This is rapper Cardi B’s second live show announcement since she backed out of her tour with... Read more