Michele Amabile

Bon Jovi to Play Woodstock 50th Anniversary Concert?

By Michele Amabile | November 30, 2018

2019 will mark 50 years since more than 400,000 people rocked Max Yasgur’s 600-acre dairy farm in the Catskill Mountains for the defining moment of a generation: Woodstock. The original concert–which featured Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Santana, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Janis Joplin and more–was held in August of 1969. Now–50 years later–rumors are…

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Dead & Company Announce NJ and NYC Tour Dates

By Michele Amabile | November 29, 2018

Remember: concert tickets make the best holiday gifts, and if you have a Grateful Dead fan on your list, shopping just got easier! Dead & Company are hitting the road next summer with a 19-date tour, which includes several stops in our area! The band–which includes Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, John Mayer,  Bob Weir, Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti–will perform June 20 at the BB&T Pavilion…

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Holiday Gift Idea: A Beatles Pinball Machine

By Michele Amabile | November 29, 2018

Can Santa fit this in his sleigh? Beatles fans can put a Beatlemania Pinball machine on their list to Santa Claus this year, but it’s going to cost the elves about $10,000 to make the magic happen. 1964 units will be produced in recognition of the year the Fab Four first appeared on The Ed Sullivan show. The game  features iconic…

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Rolling Stones Add Second New Jersey Date on ‘No Filter’ Tour

By Michele Amabile | November 28, 2018

If you didn’t get tickets to see The Rolling Stones at MetLife Stadium on June 13, chin up! The band has added a second show for June 17. The East Rutherford, New Jersey date is listed as “final”–meaning there will be no more added dates for the North American leg of the “No Filter” tour. Here is the drill: Tickets…

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Elton John Postpones Two Shows

By Michele Amabile | November 28, 2018

Elton John has hit a roadblock on his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour. The Rocket Man was forced to postpone a pair of dates—Orlando and Tampa, Florida– due to an ear infection, according to a statement. Watch Elton John in Touching New Christmas Holiday Commercial (Video) “Elton has been on a course of antibiotics to combat an ear infection and…

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REO Speedwagon Front Man Kevin Cronin Talks Connection with ‘Goldbergs’ Star Jeff Garlin

By Michele Amabile | November 28, 2018

Fans tuning in to The Goldbergs tonight  (Nov. 28) on ABC will hear a very familiar REO Speedwagon tune, “Time For Me To Fly,” as part of the plot! REO Speedwagon leader Kevin Cronin took to social media today to share the story behind the song,  and his thoughts on how a random conversation with Goldbergs star Jeff Garlin (who portrays…

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Metallica Celebrates Giving Tuesday With Charity Fundraiser; Album Announcement

By Michele Amabile | November 27, 2018

Metallica goes unplugged with the release of an acoustic record benefiting the San Francisco charity, All Within My Hands. The band will release Helping Hands…Live & Acoustic at the Masonic on February 1. The record captures the set the group played earlier this November at the theater.The performance included acoustic versions of Metallica classics such as “Enter Sandman,”  “Nothing Else Matters,” and…

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Watch Robert Plant Jam Out to Elvis Presley Tunes (Video)

By Michele Amabile | November 27, 2018

When it comes down to it, Robert Plant is just a hunka hunka burning love! Plant channeled The King–that’s Elvis Presley to you–at 70th birthday party for his ex-wife Maureen over the weekend. Plant spent Black Friday at the Fox Inn in Stourton, England, sitting in with the rockabilly band the Hayriders for a trio of Presley covers, including “One…

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Bruce Springsteen Reveals His ‘Epitaph’; Premieres Trailer for ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ (Video)

By Michele Amabile | November 27, 2018

This content is sponsored in part by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. In a new, wide-ranging interview with Esquire, Bruce Springsteen reveals the one song that will long be remembered as his epitaph: “Born to Run.” “Those are my lines. ‘Born to Run.’ That’s my epitaph, if you wanna know my epitaph. There it is. It still is, probably—I…

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KISS Announces New Jersey Tour Date

By Michele Amabile | November 26, 2018

KISS is giving New Jersey fans another chance to say goodbye in 2019. The band is extending their “End of the Road” farewell tour through the end of the year, and it will include a stop at The Prudential Center in Newark on Aug. 14! KISS Announces New York City Farewell Concert Date The band is also scheduled for several…

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