Handout/Biden Inaugural Committee via Getty Images The 2021 inauguration celebrations wrapped up Wednesday night with the primetime special Celebrating America.  The event, which was hosted by Tom Hanks, featured a lineup of top-tier performers, multiple tributes that celebrated the diversity of America, and remarks from the newly sworn in President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Read More →

Paul Morigi/Getty ImagesOn a day that saw the inauguration of the 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, U2 frontman Bono has posted a message on the band’s social media sites reflecting on the historic event that marks the end of the turbulent administration of Donald Trump. “As anRead More →

Courtesy of Biden Inaugural CommitteeHere’s a reminder that the star-studded primetime TV special Celebrating America commemorating today’s inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris airs this evening at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. The show will feature performances by Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and many others, and willRead More →

Courtesy of nugs.netBilly Idol, Styx‘s Tommy Shaw and Poison‘s Bret Michaels are part of the lineup of an all-star virtual benefit concert organized by Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen and his wife, singer/songwriter Lauren Monroe, that will be streamed at nugs.net this Saturday, January 23, starting at 6 p.m. PT.Read More →

ABC/CRAIG SJODIN; Courtesy of QueenMore than 100 U.K. musicians, including Elton John, Queen‘s Brian May and Roger Taylor, The Who‘s Roger Daltrey and Sting, have signed an open letter accusing the British government of making it much harder for them to tour in the wake of Brexit. The letter, publishedRead More →

Courtesy of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalThe 2021 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has been pushed to the fall. The multi-week fest, which is usually held in late April and early May, this year is scheduled to run from October 8 to October 17. “We are all readyRead More →

Photo: Patti Perret/Courtesy of Amazon StudiosLeslie Odom Jr. says he wanted to “honor” legendary singer Sam Cooke in One Night in Miami by showing a never-before seen side of him. “I thought the best way that I could honor Sam was to tell the truth about who he was,” OdomRead More →

Courtesy of Gibson BrandsGibson’s Epiphone brand has just introduced a new signature electric guitar co-designed by Heart‘s Nancy Wilson. The Nancy Wilson Fanatic guitar features a mahogany body shaped like a Gibson Nighthawk model, with a maple veneer top, a mahogany neck and an ebony fretboard. The front of theRead More →

Cleopatra RecordsA collection of previously unreleased recordings by Tommy Bolin from the sessions for the late rock guitar great’s second and final solo album, 1976’s Private Eyes, will be issued on February 12. The album, titled Shake the Devil: The Lost Sessions, features outtakes, demos and alternate versions and mixesRead More →

Cleopatra RecordsA collection of previously unreleased recordings by Tommy Bolin from the sessions for the late rock guitar great’s second and final solo album, 1976’s Private Eyes, will be issued on February 12. The album, titled Shake the Devil: The Lost Sessions, features outtakes, demos and alternate versions and mixesRead More →