Singer/songwriter/composer Lindsey Buckingham, the genius behind the sound of Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” will release his fifth solo album on September 16. He will start a 30-date tour on September 7 in Saratoga, CA and wind down on October 19 in New York City. Last fall, Buckingham embarked on his... Read more
The inaugural Regeneration Tour is a package of 80’s pop groups that includes Human League (“Don’t You Want Me Baby”), Belinda Carlisle (“Heaven is A Place on Earth”), ABC (“When Smokey Sings”), Naked Eyes (“Always Something There to Remind Me”), Flock of Seagulls (“I Ran”) and Dead or Alive... Read more
Riding on the success of their critically acclaimed album” Raising Sand” and summer tour, Robert Plant and Allison Krauss have confirmed a new leg of dates for the fall beginning on September 23 in Kansas City, MO and ending on October 5 in Saratoga, CA. The nine additional dates... Read more
The Knitting Factory Hollywood, located at 7021 Hollywood Blvd., is under fire from the Los Angeles Building and Safety Commission (LADBS), who are seeking to revoke the live music venue’s Conditional Use Permit (C.U.P.) All bars, clubs and restaurants are issued a C.U.P., which stipulates the conditions under which... Read more
Influential and often controversial New York rapper Nas (Nasir Jones) is heading out this summer on two intertwined tours — the 21-date Jones Experience and 10-date Rock the Bells 2008 International Festival Series. Nas is touring in support of his as yet untitled, ninth studio album and will hit... Read more
Jason Reeves, an up-and-coming singer-songwriter who recently signed with Warner Bros. Records, hit the road on July 1 in Ames, IA, with dates through July 31 in San Diego, CA. WB is picking up distribution of the 23-year-old Iowa City native’s digital debut album, “The Magnificent Adventures of Heartache... Read more
Recent College graduate and singer/songwriter Sarah Barr built a strong following at NYU with her soulful blend of contemporary rock and pop. “There’s clearly a very electric pop/rock element in my songs,” Barr tells TicketNews, “both musically and lyrically. The instrumentation and tone of my voice tend to be... Read more
Hippiefest, a concert for peace and love and a throwback to the 60’s featuring Jack Bruce of Cream, Eric Burdon of The Animals, The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Melanie, Badfinger featuring Joey Molland and Jonathan Edwards, kicked off on July 11 with dates running up to August 10... Read more
Pop-rock sensations the Jonas Brothers, who tapped Burger King as a tour co-sponsor in May, also named Verizon Wireless as a co-sponsor for their current “Burning Up” tour. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed; the tour is being promoted by Live Nation. In addition to providing exclusive... Read more
Multi-talented actress Zooey Deschanel, half of the duo She & Him, is temporarily trading in the silver screen for the live concert stage this summer, as she tours with her music partner Matt Ward, aka M. Ward, the indie singer/songwriter who is the “Him” of the group. Supporting their... Read more