Madonna and David Banda; Cassy Athena/Getty Images Madonna took to Instagram on September 26 to share footage of a party marking the 18th birthday of her son David Banda, who was born September 24, 2005, in Malawi. She adopted him from the African nation in 2008. In the footage, David is rocking a whiteRead More →

Scott Legato/Getty Images Warren Haynes is bringing back his annual Christmas Jam. The Gov’t Mule frontman announced that his annual charity concert will take place Friday, December 9, at the Arena in Asheville, North Carolina.  Information on the full lineup and when tickets go on sale is “coming soon,” but last year’s lineup featured suchRead More →

Stephen J. Cohen/WireImage Grateful Dead‘s Bobby Weir has announced a December residency at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York. He’ll be backed by the Wolf Bros, made up of Don Was, Jay Lane, Jeff Chimenti and Barry Sless. “Well OK, looks like we’re back at the Cap for five nights this time around in December; thisRead More →

This Day in Music Books Howard Jones continues to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his career in music, and this time, his fans who are helping him mark the special milestone.  Jones is set to release the new book Howard Jones – We’re In This Together on October 6. The book, which he’s calling anRead More →

Bobby Bank/Getty Images Procol Harum‘s late frontman Gary Brooker will be celebrated this December with a star-studded concert in the U.K. Eric Clapton, Genesis’ Mike Rutherford and Queen’s Roger Taylor are among the artists confirmed for the concert, Remembering Gary Brooker, taking place Monday, December 4, at G Live in Guildford, Surrey, England. The concert also features Squeeze’s Paul Carrack, Dire Straits’Read More →

JUERGEN TELLER for WSJ. Magazine t sounds like Mick Jagger is not completely against the idea of The Rolling Stones living on long after he and his bandmates are gone. “You can have a posthumous business now, can’t you? You can have a posthumous tour,” he tells WSJ. Magazine in their October issue, suggesting he wouldn’tRead More →

Lester Cohen/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Elvis Costello is heading back out on the road in 2024. The rocker just announced dates for his 7-0-7 tour, where he’ll be backed by his band The Imposters and Charlie Sexton. The tour will kick off January 10 in Tallahassee, Florida, with dates in Miami, New Orleans,Read More →

Geffen Records The Rolling Stones are ready to give fans another taste of their upcoming album Hackney Diamonds, due out October 20. The band announced on Instagram that they’ll release their Lady Gaga collaboration, “Sweet Sounds of Heaven,” at noon on Thursday, September 28. You can presave or preadd it now. The song also features Stevie Wonder on keyboards. You canRead More →

On This Day, September 26, 1979…  U2 made their recording debut with the release of a three-song EP, aptly titled Three.  The release featured the songs “Out of Control” and “Stories for Boys,” which were both later re-recorded for their debut album Boy. The other song on the release was the B-side “Boy/Girl.” Read More →

Exile Productions/ Virgin Music Group/Universal Music Group Van Morrison is giving fans another preview of his upcoming album, Accentuate The Positive. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer just dropped the track “Problems,” his take on a song made famous by The Everly Brothers in 1958. It’s the second song, following “Shakin’ All Over,” that Morrison hasRead More →