The ever changing members of the reconstituted Latin pop group Menudo will open five concerts for the Jonas Brothers Feb. 26-March 9. Following the gigs with the growing-in-popularity Jonas Brothers, Menudo, now comprised of five new boys–Carlos, Chris, Emmanuel, José and Monti–will head out on their own spring and... Read more
Cher, who announced her retirement from touring in 2005 but not from performing, will headline the 4,100-seat Colosseum in Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas for approximately 200 shows over a three-year period beginning May 6. The 90-minute show will be presented four nights a week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday... Read more
The Beatles were the first rock act to perform at Shea Stadium in Flushing, NY on Aug. 15, 1965; the last act will be Long Island native Billy Joel. At a press conference this week, Joel announced that he would play a show at Shea on July 16, the... Read more
Pearl Jam, Metallica, Kanye West, B.B.King, Willie Nelson, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss feat. T Bone Burnett, Jakob Dylan, Death Cab for Cutie, My Morning Jacket and Janeane Garofolo are among the initial 72 artists and comedians confirmed for the 2008 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The four-day, multi-stage... Read more
Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z will embark on a 25-date North American co-headlining tour starting March 22 in Miami, FL. The “Mary J. Blige & Jay-Z: Heart of the City” tour marks the first time in more than 15 years that an African American male/female bill of this stature... Read more

Dolly Parton postpones tour

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Dolly Parton has been forced to postpone her upcoming U.S. tour due to a back condition. Doctors have advised her to take six to eight weeks off in order to recover properly. The tour–in support of Parton’s “Backwoods Barbie” album, due out Feb. 26 on Dolly Records–was set to... Read more

Inside the Grammy shocker

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The 50th Annual Grammy Awards telecast Sunday was seen by 18.2 million viewers, down from 20.1 million in 2007, yet those who tuned in and stayed throughout three-and-a-half hour program were treated to a lot of drama over the evening’s top award, Album of the Year. With pre-Grammy favorite... Read more
Due to an ongoing illness, rocker Lenny Kravitz has postponed European dates on his upcoming tour, which was in support of his new album, “It Is Time for a Love Revolution.” The tour was to start next week and run through the end of March. Make up dates have... Read more
After only two months on the road with sold out shows in the UK, U.S. and Canada, the Spice Girls announced they are canceling the last six scheduled dates on their reunion world tour, leaving disappointed fans in Australia, China, South Africa and Argentina. The tour’s last date is... Read more
For the past two years, the Dave Matthews Band has proven to be one of the more consistent bands on the road. In 2007, the group’s ticket sales grossed $41.1 million, placing the band eleventh in the year-end touring charts. In 2006, DMB grossed $39 million. The band performed... Read more