I.R.S./UMe A two-night benefit concert series celebrating the 40th anniversary of R.E.M.‘s 1982 debut EP, Chronic Town, will take place in Athens and Atlanta, Georgia, this December. The lineup for both shows includes Black Crowes co-founders Rich and Chris Robinson, Hootie and the Blowfish‘s Darius Rucker, Patti Smith guitarist LennyRead More →

ABC Audio Julian Lennon has been named the official 2022 ambassador for the 12th annual edition of World College Radio Day, which takes place Friday, October 7. The celebration, which is organized by the not-for-profit College Radio Foundation, seeks to unite college radio stations in more than 50 countries toRead More →

Photo credit: Maxine Evans/BMG David Crosby has unveiled plans to release a new concert album and video that captures a 2018 performance with his group The Lighthouse Band at the historic Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York. The aptly titled David Crosby & The Lighthouse Band Live at the CapitolRead More →

OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images Wednesday marks the 60th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ debut single, “Love Me Do.” But the Beatles-themed Liverpool attraction The Beatles Story has just posted newly discovered photos of the band playing at Liverpool’s The Cavern Club more than a year before that singleRead More →

Gonzo MultiMedia Since streaming seems to have made DVDs and Blu-rays all but extinct, former Yes keyboard whiz Rick Wakeman has come up with a unique way to share his visual history with his fans. Wakeman has launched Wakeman Web TV, a one-stop shop for onstage and TV appearances. FromRead More →

Tom Petty performs at University of Florida in 1983; Paul Natkin/Getty Images Tom Petty was a proud son of Gainesville, Florida, and the city’s university plans to honor the late rocker with Tom Petty Day. The University of Florida has announced that this year’s UF/Louisiana State University game on OctoberRead More →

ABC Audio Among the many highlights of the Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts last month was Wolfgang Van Halen playing the riffs of his late father, Eddie Van Halen, as he ripped classic Van Halen tunes, including “Hot for Teacher” and “Panama.” However, if you thought that performance might be a catalyst toward gettingRead More →

Leah Steiger October 13 marks Sammy Hagar‘s 75th birthday, and in honor of the occasion, AXS TV is devoting 24 hours of programming to the Red Rocker. Starting Wednesday, October 12 at 8 p.m. ET, AXS TV is going all-Hagar, starting with his appearance on Daryl Hall’s music series LiveRead More →

Warner Records Red Hot Chili Peppers are releasing a Los Angeles Rams-themed vinyl version of their upcoming album, Return of the Dream Canteen. The two-LP set will be printed on the NFL team’s blue and white colors. The record’s shrink wrap will also feature a Rams sticker. You can preorderRead More →

UMe Ringo Starr has put his current tour with his All Starr Band on hold because he’s contracted COVID-19. The Beatles legend was forced to cancel his shows this past Saturday in New Buffalo, Michigan, and Sunday in Prior Lake, Minnesota. Now, he’s canceled another five concerts, all in Canada,Read More →