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Matt Baron/ShutterstockElton John must be quite the art lover, since he didn’t let a little thing like being unable to walk stop him from viewing the masterpieces at a famous Italian gallery. On Thursday, the 72-year-old music legend posted a photo of himself sitting in a wheelchair, and captioned the image, “Not even a sprained […]

Carsten Windhorst; Danielle St. LaurentOn May 16 in Beverly Hills, CA, Electric Light Orchestra frontman Jeff Lynne and founding Blondie members Debbie Harry, Chris Stein and Clem Burke will be honored by the performance-rights organization ASCAP at its 2019 Pop Music Awards. Lynne will receive the ASCAP Founders Award, the organization’s highest honor, which is […]

Credit: Samir HusseinThe Who have added a new date to the fall portion of its 2019 North American trek: an October 9 concert at the new Chase Center in downtown San Francisco. Tickets for the show will go on sale to the general public this Friday, April 12, at, while pre-sale tickets are available […]

© 2018 Lynn Goldsmith; Cleopatra Books Wednesday in Atlanta, Todd Rundgren launched a North American trek that’s being billed as the first hybrid concert/book tour in support of his new autobiography, The Individualist: Digressions, Dreams & Dissertations. Explaining to ABC Radio the inspiration behind the hybrid trek, Rundgren says, “I don’t have a new record […]

ABC/Paul Lobo; ABC/Randy HolmesThe lineup for the 2019 edition of Switzerland’s famed Montreux Jazz Festival has been unveiled, and it features a variety of big names, including Sting, Elton John, Slash and ZZ Top. The 16-day festival gets underway on June 28, and will feature a headlining performance by Sting that evening, while Elton will […]

ABC/Randy HolmesZombie Iggy Pop is headed to France. The upcoming film The Dead Don’t Die, which stars the Godfather of Punk as well as big names including Bill Murray, Danny Glover, Rosie Perez, Chloe Sevigny, Adam Driver and Tilda Swinton, will open this year’s Cannes Film Festival on May 14. The movie, from acclaimed director […]

Masters 2000 Inc./Eleven Seven MusicMotley Crue‘s new song “The Dirt (Est. 1981),” from the band’s new biopic The Dirt, has reached #10 on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock Songs chart, making it the band’s first top-10 single on that tally in over 10 years. No one in Motley Crue had expected to record new music for the film, but when […]

Credit: Daryl HannahNeil Young is back in the saddle with his old backing group, Crazy Horse. The folk-rock legend revealed in a message posted on his Neil Young Archives website on Tuesday that he and the band are about to start working on a new studio album somewhere “high in the Rockies.” “At least 11 […]

Mark and Colleen Hayward/Redferns A short clip of The Beatles‘ only live performance on the legendary U.K. TV series Top of the Pops, which was long believed to be lost, has been discovered in Mexico, BBC News reports. The 11-second silent snippet captures the Fab Four miming a performance of “Paperback Writer” on a June […]

Credit: Denise Truscello John Fogerty debuts his latest Las Vegas residency show, dubbed My 50 Year Trip, tonight at the Encore Theater at the Wynn resort and casino. The former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman tells ABC Radio he’s “really excited” about the concert production, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of his old band’s classic hit, […]


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