Credit: Danny Clinch Bruce Springsteen has been chosen as the 2021 recipient of the Woody Guthrie Prize, and will be presented with the prestigious honor during a virtual event scheduled for Thursday, May 13. The award is presented annually by the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Woody Guthrie Center to an artist whoseRead More →

Courtesy of Rhino Hey, hey, The Monkees finally are getting ready to return to the road after postponing a 2020 tour because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it looks like the trek will be their last one ever. The group, led by surviving band members Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith,Read More →

ABC/Eric McCandless Many people have found a silver lining in the past year-and-a-half they’ve been in lockdown, and Elton John is one of them. On the first episode of his podcast Deeney Talks, British soccer star Troy Deeney interviewed Elton, who revealed that he’s spent his time off the roadRead More →

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Rock Under The Stars It looks like Red Hot Chili Peppers are about to become the latest artists to sell their music catalog. It’s unclear if the deal has been completed, but sources tell Billboard that the company has gained the rights to the Chili Peppers’Read More →

Rick Diamond/Getty Images Here some news sure to make some oldies music fans feel truly old: The Jackson 5‘s Jackie Jackson celebrates his 70th birthday today. Jackie is the oldest member of the legendary sibling Motown group from Gary, Indiana, which formed during the mid-1960s and also originally featured hisRead More →

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images Depending on which source you believe, today is Mötley Crüe guitarist Mick Mars‘ 70th birthday. Born Robert Alan Deal in Indiana, Mars moved to the Los Angeles area with his family at age nine. During the 1970s, Mars played in a variety of unsuccessful local bands. Then,Read More →

Courtesy of Westville Music Bowl Heart‘s Ann Wilson was the special guest at Gov’t Mule‘s concert on Sunday night in New Haven, Connecticut, and the powerhouse singer joined the Warren Haynes-fronted jam band for seven tunes, including three Led Zeppelin songs and one of her own famous group’s classics. AccordingRead More →

Sergione Infuso/Corbis via Getty Images A brand-new song recorded by U2‘s Bono called “Eden (To Find Love)” is featured in the new documentary Citizen Penn, which gets its television premiere this Thursday, May 6, on the Discovery+ streaming channel. Bono co-wrote the tune with former 4 Non Blondes frontwoman andRead More →

Rhino A previously unreleased demo version of the David Crosby-penned title track of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young‘s 1970 debut album, Déjà Vu, has been made available as an advance digital single from the forthcoming expanded 50th anniversary reissue of the record. The recording features just Crosby and Graham NashRead More →

Best Possible Screengrab/CBS Ringo Starr revealed his all-time favorite Beatles song during an appearance on the latest episode of CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, which aired Friday. Stephen Colbert asked the legendary drummer which Fab Four tune he prefers most as part of an installment the program’s ongoingRead More →