Rock band The Decemberists are the latest musicians to throw their support behind Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama. The group is scheduled to perform today, May 18, at a rally with Obama in the quintet’s hometown of Portland, OR. The rally will take place at The Bowl in... Read more
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis is hosting a new two-day summer music festival in which he put together the lineup. The New American Music Union Festival, presented by clothing manufacturer American Eagle Outfitters (AE) and produced in partnership with Live Nation, is set for August 8-9 in... Read more
As they prepare for The Reconnected Tour, marking their first shows in the U.S. in 25 years, Yaz (Vince Clarke and Alison Moyet) have added a third New York City show, but at a different venue. The new July 19 show is at a sit-down venue, the Beacon Theatre,... Read more
The band 3 Doors Down has booked a full headlining summer tour with support from Staind and Hinder beginning July 9 in Maryland Heights, MO. The tour will wind down September 7 in Burgettstown, PA, but the 24 shows are plotted out with room to add more dates in... Read more
Country singer John Michael Montgomery has voluntarily checked himself into a rehabilitation treatment center at an undisclosed location for substance abuse due to severe anxiety attacks and sleep disorder. He has canceled all concert dates and personal appearances for the next 30 days. His tour will pick up on... Read more
Cirque du Soleil’s holiday family show, Wintuk, which made its world debut last year at WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, is returning for its second season. The stay will be a 10-week, limited run from Oct. 30 to Jan. 4. Annual return visits are planned.... Read more
The Vans Warped Tour 2008 has added two acts to the main stage, Matisyahu and Chiodos, the tour announced this week. Matisyahu will join the tour for the July 9 (Atlanta, GA), July 10 (Orlando, FL), July 11 (Tampa, FL) and the July 13 (Jacksonville, FL) shows, while Chiodos... Read more
Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson will reprise their successful 2 Worlds 2 Voices tour this fall with concerts in Canada and the U.S. The unique tour, combining both superstar bands and both acts on one stage for a combined non-stop set, sold out 15 markets from mid-January to mid-February.... Read more
Slightly Stoopid, who describe their music as “a fusion of acoustic rock and blues with reggae, hip-hop, and punk,” are heading out on their first-ever headlining amphitheater tour. Dubbed the Tailgate 2008 Summer Tour, it will begin Aug.1 in Las Vegas and wind down on Sept. 6 in their... Read more
Chicago-based The Hush Sound, who play a dose of American music that filters in blues, swing, rock, and folk, will be on the road all summer trekking through Canada and the U.S. The Hush Sound will join the 2008 Honda Civic Tour with Panic At The Disco from May... Read more