Michele Amabile

Steve Van Zandt to Support Striking Los Angeles Teachers

By Michele Amabile | January 16, 2019

Steven Van Zandt is lending his voice in solidarity with teachers in Los Angeles today (Jan. 16) as he will join the picket line for day three of an ongoing strike at Hamilton High School. Van Zandt will stand with United Teachers Los Angeles and the LAUSD teachers on the line today and at a scheduled news conference alongside Alex…

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Nikki Sixx and Wife, Courtney, Expecting First Child

By Michele Amabile | January 16, 2019

Congratulations are in order for Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx as he is expecting a child with his wife, Courtney, the couple’s first. “We are over the moon excited to be having a baby! Nikki is going to be the most amazing dad in the world because he already is,” the 33-year-old blogger of How2Girl told Us Weekly. Sixx, 60, …

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Rolling Stones to Headline New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

By Michele Amabile | January 15, 2019

50th Anniversary Jazz Fest Music Lineup Announced! View the daily lineup and ticket information at https://t.co/siDGJzjRZf. #jazzfest50 pic.twitter.com/Ys68pDDe4m — New Orleans JazzFest (@jazzfest) January 15, 2019 The Rolling Stones are set to headline the 50th Annual Jazz and Heritage Festival May 2 at the Fair Grounds. The stop–which is part of the band’s “No Filter” Tour–marks the return of the group…

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Billy Idol Announces Red Bank Concert Date at the Count Basie Theatre

By Michele Amabile | January 15, 2019

It’s a nice day for a Billy Idol tour announcement–and he is coming to New Jersey! Billy Idol and guitarist Steve Stevens announced they are hitting the road for their “Turned On, Tuned In, and Unplugged Tour,” kicking off March 3 in Vancouver, BC and wrapping April 4 at the Hackensack Meredian Health Theatre at the Count Basie Theatre in…

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The Doobie Brothers Spring Tour Includes a New Jersey Date

By Michele Amabile | January 15, 2019

The Doobie Brothers will kick off the spring tour in New Jersey. The 10-date trek kicks off April 9 in Englewood, New Jersey, at the Bergen Performing Arts Center. The tour will wrap in Huntville, AL, on April 23. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Jan. 18, and the band will offer fans pre-sale tickets starting today,…

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Robert Plant, Billy Gibbons, More to Perform at NYC Charity Event

By Michele Amabile | January 14, 2019

The third annual Love Rocks featuring Robert Plant and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons is set to take place March 7 at the Beacon Theatre in New York. The concert –hosted by Whoopi Goldberg and Martin Short–raises money for the God’s Love We Deliver charity, which provides nutritious meals to seriously ill people in the New York City area. Sheryl Crow and…

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Metallica Announces New Beer Line

By Michele Amabile | January 14, 2019

Metallica fans can now enjoy a brew courtesy of their favorite band. The quartet announced that in addition to it’s signature brand of whiskey, the group is expanding their palettes with a new beer: “Enter Night.” Named for the lyrics of “Enter Sandman,” the “hoppy pilsner played through a distortion pedal” was created in collaboration with Arrogant Consortia, an imprint…

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Def Leppard Drummer Rick Allen to Appear at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Wentworth Gallery

By Michele Amabile | January 14, 2019

Future Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rick Allen of Def Leppard will make an appearance this Friday, Jan. 18 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City in the Wentworth Hard Rock Gallery. The Def Lep drummer will be displaying his art work from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Gallery. Allen’s recent collection, Drums for Peace, includes a…

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The Who Announces Madison Square Garden Date; 1071 The Boss Has Your Tickets

By Michele Amabile | January 14, 2019

It’s official! The Who announced a North American tour this morning, with a date set for May 13 at Madison Square Garden. Dubbed the “Moving On! Tour,” the trek will feature classic songs with ” symphonic accompaniment.”  The tour will kick off May 7 in Grand Rapids, MI with the band wrapping up the first leg of the tour on June 1…

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Bruce Springsteen Attends Free Screening of ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ at Monmouth University

By Michele Amabile | January 14, 2019

Audience members attending a screening of Springsteen on Broadway at Monmouth University in West Long Branch took in the experience with a VIP in the cheap seats–Bruce Springsteen. According to The Asbury Park Press, Springsteen slipped in to view the film incognito, donning a red baseball hat about ten minutes into the beginning of the movie and took a seat…

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