Dave Matthews Band’s saxophonist/backing vocalist LeRoi Moore was injured on June 30 in an ATV accident on his farm outside Charlottesville, VA and was immediately transported to the University of Virginia Health System for treatment where he remains in fair condition, upgraded from serious. Béla Fleck and the Flecktones’... Read more
On the heels of his sold out West Coast solo tour in April, Pearl Jam’s frontman Eddie Vedder will launch the second leg of his solo tour on August 1 in Boston, MA. The eight-city, 13-date trek ends on August 22 in Chicago, IL. The outing includes multiple shows... Read more
With combined sales totaling over 280,000 albums, an appearance on the “Austin City Limits” TV show, two performances on “Late Night With Conan O’Brien,” multiple appearances on “A Prairie Home Companion,” various NPR programs and the Grand Ole Opry, Old Crow Medicine Show (OCMS) prepares for the September 23... Read more
Piano pop rocker Vanessa Carlton will embark on a 23-date summer tour starting July 10 in Des Moines, IA, which will wind down on August 10 in Milwaukee, WI. She is performing at fairs, festivals, theaters, clubs and ballrooms, which includes an isolated date with Chris Isaak. Carlton will... Read more
Deadheads rejoice. Bob Weir, Phil Lesh and Mickey Hart, some of the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, who got together in February during the Democratic primaries for a fundraiser for the party’s eventual presumptive presidential nominee Barack Obama, say they could do it again for the Illinois Senator.... Read more
Motley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx’s band, Sixx:A.M. will be joining his other band Motley Crüe, as well as others, for Crüe Fest which began July 1 in West Palm Beach, FL. It marks Sixx:A.M.’s debut tour. The summer’s most decadent rock festival also includes Buckcherry, Papa Roach and Trapt... Read more
Country music superstar Kenny Chesney has reportedly inked a very lucrative and unusual long term deal with The Messina Group (TMG) and AEG Live. Chesney, who has grossed more than $300 million and attracted more than 7 million fans since 2002, is one of the consistently biggest selling artists... Read more
Rothbury: A Festival Celebrating Music, Art and Action, to be held July 3-6 in Rothbury, MI, is working with local and national partners to reduce the environmental impact of the festival, and its goal is demonstrate the vast possibilities in sustainability and highlight areas that need serious attention. Working... Read more
Rockers Bon Jovi will perform a free concert on the Great Lawn in Central Park in New York City on July 12. Even though singer/songwriter Paul Simon attracted well over 600,000 people to the field back in 1991, only 60,000 tickets will be made available to the public for... Read more
The growing roster of artists scheduled to perform during the 9th Annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, September 17-20, continues to swell with the additions of blues chanteuse Marcia Ball, neo-blues/folk synergist Langhorne Slim, innovative bluegrasser Tim O’Brien, southern rockers Cross Canadian Ragweed, Grammy award-winning favorite Kathy Mattea, groove-oriented... Read more