Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Prolific hit songwriter Desmond Child will headline a special songwriting-themed edition of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp scheduled to take place April 7-10 in Nashville. Child, who has co-written such classic songs as Bon Jovi‘s “You Give Love a Bad Name” and “Livin’Read More →

Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images Blue Öyster Cult has recently added a variety of concerts to its 2022 U.S. tour schedule, which now features more than 20 dates. The veteran rockers’ stateside itinerary stretches from a headlining set at, appropriately enough, the Fiesta Oyster Bake on April 1 in San Antonio,Read More →

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Julian Lennon, the late John Lennon‘s older son, will release a new studio album later this year as part of a new global recording deal with BMG. The project will be Julian’s first new collection of songs since 2011’s Everything Changes. “After working on new music forRead More →

Courtesy of Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company Are you ready for some Journey? The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have been tapped to perform at a special concert this summer that will help celebrate the 2022 inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Journey will headlineRead More →

Mariah Carey & Morgan Carey in 1990; Barry King/WireImage Mariah Carey‘s brother is currently suing her for defamation, but now Mariah has hit back with her own counterclaim, the New York Post reports. Morgan Carey sued Mariah last year, accusing her of making false claims about him in her best-sellingRead More →

BMG/Renew Records At the age of 73, former Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers guitarist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter will release his very first solo album, Speed of Heat, on June 18. The 12-track collection features a mix of original tunes and select covers. Among the latter are renditions of the SteelyRead More →

Courtesy of Live Nation Las Vegas After being forced off the road since 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Aerosmith will be getting back in the saddle this year with a new series of their “Deuces Are Wild” Las Vegas residency shows at the Dolby Live at Park MGM theater.Read More →

Jo Hale/Redferns A new book titled Why Patti Smith Matters that examines punk-era legend Patti Smith‘s music and literary work and its continued cultural and artistic influence will be published on May 31. The book was written by veteran music journalist Caryn Rose, whose comprehensive research for the project includedRead More →

Michael Putland/Getty Images Hit songs “Ain’t Nobody” and “Sweet Thing” are just two of many iconic tracks that should be at the top of everyone’s playlist on Wednesday in honor of the legendary Chaka Khan‘s 69th birthday.  Born Yvette Marie Stevens, the “Queen of Funk” will celebrate the milestone on Wednesday night alongsideRead More →

Courtesy of StarVista LIVE The lineup has been unveiled for the 2023 edition of the star-studded annual Ultimate Disco Cruise, which will take place from February 25 to March 2. Among the many artists set to perform on the nautical dance-music extravaganza are Kool & The Gang, Billy Ocean, TaylorRead More →