If the nostalgia of a new Dave & Busters in downtown Silver Spring wasn’t enough, then the local concert venue usually has you covered. On May 6th the Fillmore hosted Coheed and Cambria’s “Good Apollo: I’m Burning Star IV Neverender” tour, dedicated to their 2005 album of the same name. It’s amazing when a rock band has lasted so long in this day and age, let alone sells out a venue within hours.
Jonny Lang is one of the pre-eminent bluesman today – and it’s been four years since he released album.
Signs, on Concord Records, will be released in North America on September 28th (pre-orders are being taken for the physical release now).
Lang’s 2017 World Tour in support of Signs begins on May 18th in the Rochester Lilac Festival in Rochester NY.
Hard on the heels of the release of their new album, The Afghan Whigs In Spades, on May 5th, the band has announced the dates for a North American tour beginning in September – following a European tour that gets underway on May 26th.
The Whigs will be supported by special guest Har Mar on all dates.
RockBeat Records may not be an instantly recognizable label, but they are re-releasing some of the most influential music in rock, folk blues history – albums from Arthur Lee and Love, Phil Ochs, Doc Watson, Freddie Fender, Big Joe Williams, Del Shannon, Mississppi John Hurt and Mighty Joe Young.
Significant albums by all these legendary artists will be released between May 5th and July 7th – a veritable cornucopia of brilliant albums that have long been thought lost and forgotten.
Lauren Daigle, Faith Hill, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Cole Swindell, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban have been added to the list of performers at the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards – leaving one to wonder when there’ll be time to actually give out the awards!
Luke Bryant and Dierks Bentley will host the ACM Awards – and CBS will broadcast them live – from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2nd (8/7C).
Following his “Kings of the Wild Frontier” tour earlier this year that saw pop icon Adam Ant play his landmark album to over 50,000 fans in sold-out venues throughout North America and the UK, Adam has announced his North American ANTHEMS – The Singles tour for September, 2017. Adam will play his classic chart-topping singles as well as rare singles, B sides and personal favorites. For more information, visit http://www.adam-ant.com.
The Kentucky Headhunters (yes, they’re still together!) are renowned for their blazing instrumental work but they’ve always been more than capable of selling a story in a song.
God Loves a Rolling Stone is the band’s first single from their latest album, On Safari – and today they launched the music video to accompany it. The song is an anthem to value of every human being.
The 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards® is coming up and one of the more interesting collaborations featured will be a performance by Florida Georgia Line and Backstreet Boys (see announcement video above).
Other performers announced including Jason Aldean, hosts Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan (separately), Lady Antebellum and more.
Bentley and Bryan host the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards® live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2nd (8/7C).
Nominations have been announced for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards® – and to the surprise of probably no one, Keith Urban (7), Miranda Lambert (6), Florida Georgia Line (5), Tim McGraw (5), Dierks Bently (3), Thomas Rhett (3) and Chris Stapleton (3) are multiple nominees.
The big surprise is first time nominee Maren Morris, who received six nominations including Female Vocalist of the Year and New Female Vocalist of the Year.
The 52nd Acadmey of Country Music Awards® will once again be hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley – and will be broadcast live, by CBS, from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2nd.
Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes, Thomas Rhett, Noah Cyrus and Big Sean join the previously announced Bruno Mars as performers at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards.
The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, will air live on TBS, TNT and TruTV on Sunday, March 5th.
Country music superstar/legend Dolly Parton’s first album, Hello, I’m Dolly, was released 50 years ago today.
The album contained the hit singles Dumb Blonde (written by Curly Putman) and Something Fishy, a Parton composition – as well as Parton’s versions of three songs she wrote that had already been hits for other artists: “Put it Off Until Tomorrow” (Bill Phillips), “Fuel to the Flame” (Skeeter Davis), and “I’m In No Condition” which charted by Hank Williams Jr.