The 2021 iHeartRadio Music Festival has ditched the virtual format and is returning to a live show. Taking place over two days, Sept. 17-18, the event will continue in its tradition of bringing together some of music’s biggest names. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the iHeartRadio Music Festival will take place in Las Vegas, Nev., and
“It’s times like these you learn to live again,” Dave Grohl sang Tuesday night, with clenched emotion, at the beginning of Foo Fighters’ first concert since a global pandemic snuffed out live music last March. He was backed, at first, only by church-like organ chords from keyboardist Rami Jaffee. As the tempo picked up and
Garth Brooks will play his first-ever concert at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium in late July. The country superstar announced the new Stadium Tour stop on Wednesday morning (June 16). Brooks’ Stadium Tour will stop at Nissan Stadium on July 31. The show will be at 7PM local time. Tickets for Brooks’ Nashville show will go on
The Killers and Bruce Springsteen have teamed up to record a new version of “A Dustland Fairytale,” which originally appeared on the band’s 2008 LP Day & Age. In an e-mail interview with Rolling Stone, Killers frontman Brandon Flowers said the original plan was to play the song together live. “But the idea to record
“Maturity” is a funny word to use around Joe Nichols. The country hitmaker is first to admit he lacked it 19 years ago when his breakthrough Man With a Memory album was released, but the “Brokenheartsville” singer has always been praised for his poise, his patience and his dedication to a classic brand of storytelling.
A new documentary, Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James, will explore the lows, highs, and very highs of the funk icon’s life story. A clip from the film, which premiered during the Tribeca Film Fest and will get a wide release on an unspecified date via Showtime, focuses on how James gave funk
Garth Brooks has revealed that he will not raise ticket prices during the upcoming 2021 dates of his Stadium Tour, no matter what extra costs he might have to bear due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the additional health protocols touring will now require. As most artists are returning to touring incrementally, beginning with smaller
Best Coast will embark on a North American tour next year. Their 2022 ‘Finally Tomorrow’ tour kicks off on January 11th in Santa Cruz, California at Catalyst. Rosie Tucker will serve as opener. Tickets for their 25-date trek go on sale on Friday, with presale tickets available on Tuesday, both at 10 a.m. local time.
Mama-to-be RaeLynn enjoyed a floral-themed baby shower over the weekend (June 12), and to make the occasion even more special, she even announced the name she’s selected for her baby girl: Daisy Rae Davis. That’s a name that the singer and her husband, Josh Davis, picked out early on. “We agreed on it pretty quickly
Lil Durk and Lil Baby’s collaborative album The Voice of the Heroes debuted at Number One on the Rolling Stone Top 200 Albums chart with more than 176 million streams. The success of the joint release was not surprising: Lil Baby’s last album, My Turn, was a massive hit in 2020, while Lil Durk’s December
Music, Modelling, & Mental Wellness with McKenna Camille Actress, Singer, Model, and Mental Wellness Advocate McKenna Camille finds inspiration and healing through her craft. Writing and singing about personal topics from friendships, breakups, bullying, depression, anxiety, and even Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) are perhaps what make her lyrics so empowering and relatable. Born
Chris Young songs are some of the most popular of the last few years. Since winning Nashville Star in 2006, the deep-voiced singer has scored an impressive string of hits, including five No. 1 songs in a row from 2009 through 2011, and then another four in a row from 2015 through 2017. Some of Young’s
Six months after Kiss’ New Year’s Eve blowout in the United Arab Emirates, the rock legends returned to the stage Friday to perform a mini-concert in New York’s Battery Park as part of the Tribeca Film Festival. The five-song performance — complete with pyrotechnics, moving stage platforms, full makeup and, most importantly, an audience —
Thirty-four years ago today (June 13, 1987) was an historic day for Randy Travis. On that date, his single “Forever and Ever, Amen” reached the top of the charts, where it stayed for three weeks. “Forever and Ever, Amen” was the debut single from Travis’ Always & Forever album, which also landed in the No.
The Strokes performed a full concert Saturday at New York’s newly renovated Irving Plaza as part of a fundraiser for mayoral candidate Maya Wiley. The exuberant benefit gig — the first show at the venue in over two years, with attendees needing to show proof of vaccination — also featured onstage appearances by Wiley, Rep.
On June 13, 1989, Mary Chapin Carpenter released her second album, State of the Heart. Carpenter co-produced the project her longtime collaborator, the late John Jennings. State of the Heart combines instrumental flourishes from country and folk, and a foundation rooted in sturdy songwriting. The record ended up being Carpenter’s breakthrough, as it peaked at No. 28
Polo G was arrested early Saturday morning in Miami following an incident with law enforcement that occurred hours after the rapper hosted a release party for his new album Hall of Fame. According to Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation, the rapper — birth name Taurus Bartlett — was charged with battery on a police officer,
On June 13, 1989, country music’s mainstream audience met Mary Chapin Carpenter. The future hitmaker and multi-Grammy Awards winner wasn’t new to the studio — her folk-leaning debut album, Hometown Girl, arrived in 1987 and featured bluegrass mainstays Mark O’Connor and Tony Rice — yet it’s Carpenter’s sophomore effort, State of the Heart, that helped Class of ’89 peers Clint
Reba McEntire issued a statement Friday denying her advertised participation in a fundraiser this Sunday for South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem. The country star was listed among the special guests on promotional material for the minimum $500-per-person barbecue benefitting Noem — who Rolling Stone dubbed “The Queen of Covid of South Dakota” earlier this year
After the country trio formerly known as Lady Antebellum shortened their name to Lady A one year ago, opting to drop the slavery-tied word “antebellum” in light of renewed conversations about racism and race-based inequality in the United States, the decision quickly backfired when Washington state-based blues singer Anita White spoke up to say that