The Jimi Hendrix Experience's July 4th, 1970 performance at the Atlanta Pop Festival will be the subject of a new documentary and live album. Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church, a film about the guitar god's Atlanta Pop set and the circumstances surrounding it, will premiere on Showtime on September 4th. The...
On the verge of his long-awaited second album's release, Kip Moore has announced a 20-date North American headlining tour this fall. The Wild Ones Tour will begin in October, making stops in major markets including New York City, Toronto, Chicago and Boston until the December finale in Richmond, Virginia. "Kiss...
"Whoa!" Stephen Malkmus stops short mid-sentence. There's a brief pause, then he starts to laugh. "I was in this hammock, and it just broke!" he explains. "I'm OK. But I feel bad that the kids can't swing in it anymore." Malkmus is calling from his Portland, Oregon, home, to talk about The...
D'Angelo, Ed Sheeran and Sheryl Crow will help welcome Bill Withers back to Carnegie Hall on October 1st, leading an all-star lineup that will pay tribute to the soul musician, who was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The initial lineup for the show, aptly dubbed "Lean on...
Although she lives just a few miles south of Nashville's downtown Ryman Auditorium, on the rare occasions Dolly Parton is in town, she is, by her own admission, something of a homebody. But this past weekend, the music icon ventured out to play two sold-out concerts at the Ryman to...
"I walk in the club just to pipe it up / I stand on this stage, and I pipe it up," Migos boast on their relentless new single. The Atlanta rap outfit demonstrate the "Pipe It Up" vibe in the song's video, filled with camera-mugging and kids dancing in the...
Ten years after finding a permanent home in Chicago's Grant Park, Lollapalooza beat 2015's mid-summer heat with a lineup of artists that crossed genres and stretched across seven stages. Some 100,000 fans came out to party each of the three days, which culminated in sets by headliners Paul McCartney, Metallica and Florence...
Don Henley has mapped out an autumn tour in support of Cass County, the Eagles drummer's first solo LP in 15 years. After finally wrapping up the Eagles' two-year History farewell tour in late July, Henley will head back out on the road starting October 3rd at Phoenix's Comerica Theatre. The...
Eric Church christened Nashville's new Ascend Amphitheater with a sold-out, two-night stand last week and turned in a stunning, old-school cover of the Band's "The Weight" with Ryan Bingham and Joanna Cotten in the process. The brand-spanking new venue sits right on the bank of the Cumberland River and features breathtaking views...
Danny Brown and producer Clams Casino have dropped their collaborative "Worth It," a spacey jam recorded for the ongoing Adult Swim Singles program. On the track, Brown ponders deeply about the hip-hop lifestyle, asking, "Is it really worth it? / For fast cars and ice / Do you wanna live that life?...
One day after commanding the stage with U2 at Madison Square Garden, Bruce Springsteen made a lower-key guest appearance on Saturday: assisting his brother-in-law Michael Scialfa's band, Timepiece, during a private party at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, New Jersey, Billboard reports. The rock legend sang lead on two covers,...
On his second album, Tangled Up, Thomas Rhett says fans can expect even more of the funk, soul and R&B flavor of the project's feel-good first single, "Crash and Burn." "In all genres, old is becoming new and old is becoming fresh," he tells Rolling Stone Country. "It's been going on...
The tiny town of George, Washington was the site of a huge country music festival over the weekend. Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes, Kelsea Ballerini, Sam Hunt, Gary Allan and Chris Young were among the 36 acts to play the 2015 Watershed Festival at the picturesque...
Travis Scott was arrested by Chicago police Saturday after the rapper encouraged Lollapalooza attendees to climb over security barricades and storm the stage. The Houston rapper's festival performance lasted just five minutes before being shut down after dozens of fans joined Scott on stage. Scott was arrested soon after and charged...
Lollapalooza was briefly evacuated Sunday afternoon after unexpected thunderstorms swept into the Chicago area, bringing severe weather to Grant Park. "Lollapalooza officials are continuing to coordinate with the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) to monitor weather conditions and determine when the park is safe for festival-goers to...
David Byrne has penned an op-ed calling for more transparency between the streaming services, the record labels and artists. Writing in the New York Times, the former Talking Heads singer seems more accepting of streaming than many of his musical peers – it "saved a record industry that piracy had gutted" –...
Billy Joel will permanently close out New York's famed Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with a concert Tuesday night, but the Piano Man singer, a Long Island icon himself, has state lawmakers split over a bill that would name a nearby street after him. Plans to rename a stretch of Route 107 in Hicksville, New...
Dave Grohl has promised to bring the Foo Fighters to Cesena, Italy after a video showing 1,000 Italian musicians performing the group's "Learn to Fly" in unison went viral. 350 guitarists, 250 singers, 250 drummers and 150 bassists all banded together for the Cesena spectacle, which already racked up over 15 million...
The rumors are true: Dr. Dre will release a new album in the near future. The rapper took to his Beats 1 radio show The Pharmacy to confirm reports of a Straight Outta Compton soundtrack produced by Dre as well as additional details regarding Dre's first LP since 1999's 2001. During Saturday's "Countdown...
Paul McCartney served as Lollapalooza's headliner Friday night in Chicago, and the former Beatle had a special guest in the store to help him out during the encore: Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard, who joined McCartney for a rousing rendition of "Get Back." The Sound & Color band had performed at the Chicago fest...