The Philadelphia Folk Festival, now in its 47th year, is getting a face lift. A mix of familiar superstars and artists with a younger appeal will perform. Organizers of the Philadelphia Folk Festival, to be held at the Old Pool Farm near Schwenksville, PA Aug. 15-17, have brought Rich... Read more
Jimmy Buffett, The Black Crowes, Cat Power, Levon Helm, Jakob Dylan, and Gillian Welch are among the initial artists confirmed to perform at the 2008 Newport Folk Festival, Aug. 1-3, in Newport, RI. Festival festivities begin Friday night with a concert at the International Tennis Hall of Fame at... Read more
There is speculation coming out of her adopted home of England that Madonna will play the most lucrative concerts of her career, and perhaps of any artist in the history of contemporary music. The proposed deal is two concerts in Dubai, supposedly in November, for a total of about... Read more
Out of their concern for the treatment of the animals, Grammy winning rock band Matchbox Twenty has canceled its July 18 show at Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, WY, because the festival features rodeo events. The band is currently on the European leg of their Exile in America tour,... Read more
Danny Federici, the longtime keyboard player for Bruce Springsteen and a charter member of the E Street Band, died on April 16 at age 58. Federici, who battled melanoma for three years, died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Federici took a leave of absence from Springsteen’s... Read more
Does this sound familiar? Tickets for a popular Disney Channel act are selling on eBay, and possibly other sites, for thousands of dollars, and parents and children are outraged. No, it’s not the latest Hannah Montana concert, it’s The Wiggles. The Australian preschool rock band’s tour in their homeland... Read more
The Allman Brothers Band have decided to abandon their annual residency at the Beacon Theatre in New York City this year instead of trying to reschedule it, the band announced Thursday. The band will resume doing the multiple-date showcase in early 2009, but they have confirmed other concerts for... Read more
Raven-Symoné’s ambitious 55-city Pajama Party tour has been postponed “due to unforeseen circumstances,” according to a press release. No other information available. “Raven-Symoné apologizes to her fans for any inconvenience this may have caused and ticket refunds will be available from the original point of purchase.” The tour, promoted... Read more
The critically acclaimed UK soul singer Adele will return to this side of the Atlantic for a series of North American concerts in May and June in support of the stateside release of “19.” The album was her #1 UK chart-topping debut that will be available in digital and... Read more
With speculation persisting that Paul McCartney will tour globally this year, TicketNews has learned that anxious Macca fans will have to wait a little longer. “There is no confirmed tour and no confirmed tour dates,” McCartney’s spokesperson told Ticketnews. “With that said, Paul has stated publicly his intention to... Read more