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David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for The V&ALast week, Elton John was photographed touring Florence, Italy’s famed Uffizi Gallery in a wheelchair, after a sprained ankle left him unable to walk around and see the paintings. Now, the art-loving superstar has gotten an entire gallery named after him at yet another famous museum. According to […]

Mike ColucciIt’s not every superstar singer who can headline New York’s Madison Square Garden one day, and then help clean up his town the next. Page Six reports that last Friday, Billy Joel did his usual monthly residency show at the Garden, where he welcomed his pal Tony Bennett as a special guest. Then, the […]

Credit: Mandee JohnsonThe seventh season of the AXS TV series The Big Interview premieres tonight with an episode featuring host Dan Rather having an in-depth conversation with ex-Journey singer Steve Perry. Among the topics Perry discusses is his new solo album, Traces, which he recorded after the death of his girlfriend Kellie Nash from cancer […]

ABC/Lorenzo BevilaquaBryan Adams recently announced a series of concerts in the Southern U.S. this May as part of a world tour in support of his latest studio album, Shine a Light. Now, the Canadian rocker has added more stateside shows out west this September. The new six-date run is mapped out from a September 15 […]

Credit: Harpic Bryant Last week, Ian Hunter wrapped up a run of U.S. reunion dates with a revised version of his old band Mott the Hoople.  Now the group, dubbed Mott the Hoople ’74, will launch a series of seven U.K. concerts with a performance tonight in Leamington Spa. Meanwhile, the age-defying Hunter will turn […]

Courtesy of Wynn Las VegasPat Benatar and her husband and guitarist Neil Giraldo have lined up a two-night Las Vegas engagement at the Wynn Resort and Casino’s Encore Theater on August 2 and 3. The concerts will be Benatar and Giraldo’s first-ever gigs at the Wynn Las Vegas, and are part of the couple’s tour […]

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica‘s latest album, 2016’s Hardwired…to Self-Destruct, will turn three this November, and the metal legends are starting to look towards their next effort. Guitarist Kirk Hammett is particularly excited to return to the studio, and, as he tells Australia’s Mixdown magazine, he’s well-prepared to do so. “We’re in our third year since Hardwired. Maybe […]

Credit: Danny ClinchBruce Springsteen gave his first live performance of 2019 on Saturday night, when he made a surprise appearance with photographer/musician Danny Clinch‘s Tangiers Blues Band at a charity event in New York City. reports that The Boss hit the stage at New York’s Tribeca Grill to sing two songs with the Tangiers […]

Concord Records Last month, Santana premiered “Los Invisibles,” a new song from the band’s forthcoming studio album, Africa Speaks.  Now the record’s full track list has been revealed. According to a post on Santana’s Facebook page, the album features 11 songs inspired by the music of Africa, with such titles as “Batonga,” “Blue Skies,” “Breaking […]

Erik Kabik Photography/erikkabik.comThe parade of bands lining up for “limited engagement” Las Vegas residencies continues. Next up: Journey. The band will perform nine shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace spanning from October 9 to October 26. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 19, at 10 a.m. PT via or at the Colosseum […]


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