News

Holiday Gift Idea: Jon and Jesse Bon Jovi’s Hampton Water Wine

By Michele Amabile | November 30, 2018

Are you planning on buying that special someone a bottle of wine for Christmas? Might we suggest a fine Rose’ wine–as in Hampton Water, the new wine created by Jon Bon Jovi and his son, Jesse. Hampton Water’s Rose’ wine was recently ranked 83rd out of 100 wines in the magazine, Wine Spectator. You can pair that wine with a…

Read More

Bruce Springsteen, U2, Def Leppard and More Nominated for Pollstar Awards

By Michele Amabile | November 30, 2018

Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Elton John, Def Leppard, The Eagles and U2 earned top nods for nominations for the 30th Annual Pollstar Awards, which will take place next February at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. The awards will close out the Pollstar Live! Conference, which kicks off Feb. 11 and concludes Feb. 13. U2 is up for “Top Tour…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More