Burak Cingi/RedfernsA concert planned for September in Germany will be that country’s first real test of whether or not it’s safe to hold large-scale live music events — and Bryan Adams has offered himself up as the headliner. The outdoor concert, dubbed Give Live a Chance!, will take place atRead More →

Courtesy of Live NationDozens of well-known music artists are coming together virtually for an online benefit special called Six String Salute taking place September 17, that will raise money for Live Nation’s Crew Nation relief fund aiding live music crews who have lost work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. AmongRead More →

UMeThe Go-Go’s will perform their new single, “Club Zero,” today as part a livestream event called The 19th Represents: 2020 Virtual Summit. The virtual conference spotlights women who are making important contributions to U.S. culture and politics, and marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which gave women to rightRead More →

Robin Little/RedfernsBritish Invasion singer Wayne Fontana, who with his band The Mindbenders scored a #1 hit in 1965 with “The Game of Love,” died on August 6, Billboard reports. He was 74. Fontana’s passing was confirmed in a tweet from the U.K.’s Chimes International agency on behalf of Wayne’s family,Read More →

RCA/Legacy RecordingsA new archival Elvis Presley box set focusing on the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s legendary marathon 1970 Nashville recording sessions with the famed “Nashville Cats” collective of studio musicians will be released as a four-CD set and digitally on November 20. From Elvis in Nashville will feature theRead More →

Credit: Jesse DitmarPatti Smith will take part in a special livestream event scheduled for September 4 at 9 p.m. ET that will feature her performing songs with longtime backing-band member Tony Shanahan and reading excerpts from her latest memoir, Year of the Monkey. The show, dubbed “An Evening of WordsRead More →

Scott Robert Ritchie; Trojan Jamaica/BMGRingo Starr contributes percussion to a new version of the late Bob Marley‘s classic song “Three Little Birds” by reggae veterans Toots and the Maytals that was released this week as a digital download and via streaming services. The track also features guest vocals by Bob’sRead More →

Credit: Kate IzorRoger Waters has once again teamed up remotely with his Us + Them tour backing band to create another socially distanced performance video. The new clip features renditions of back-to-back songs from Pink Floyd‘s classic 1979 concept album The Wall: “Vera” and “Bring the Boys Back Home.” YouRead More →

Clayton Call/RedfernsThis Sunday, August 9, marks the 25th anniversary of Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia‘s death. The singer/guitarist, who passed away from heart failure at age 53 while in a drug-rehab facility, was the de facto leader of The Dead, inspiring an entire subculture of “Deadheads” who’ve embraced the SanRead More →

ParlophoneA previously unreleased David Bowie concert album, Something in the Air (Live Paris 99), will be made available via streaming services on Friday, August 14. The album captures a October 14, 1999, performance that Bowie gave at the Elysée Montmarte in Paris. The show, which was one of only sevenRead More →