Ronnie Wood Releases New Live Album Today

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is returning to his blues roots with the second installment of his live album trilogy –‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live at the Royal Albert Hall,” to be released today. The 18-track album features The Ronnie Wood Band including Mick Taylor with special guests Bobby Womack, Mick…

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Count Basie Center for the Arts Unveil Pat DiNizio Musical Scholarship

Late Smithereens front man Pat DiNizio will be honored by the Count Basie Center for the Arts with the unveiling of the 2022 Pat DiNizio Musical Performance Scholarship. Beginning today, interested students aged 18 and under may apply for a scholarship in the areas of the  Basie Center’s Monmouth Conservatory of Music, Lakehouse Music Academy at the…

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Rod Stewart Announces New Album Details

Rod Stewart will release his first album of new material in three years on Nov. 12, he announced today. The album–The Tears of Hercules– features nine new original songs and three covers, including renditions of Johnny Cash‘s “These Are My People” and Soul Brothers Six‘s “Some Kind of Wonderful.” “I’ve never said this before about any previous efforts,…

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Record Store Day to Offer Releases by Aerosmith, Ozzy Osbourne, U2

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for record collectors! Record Store Day will be taking place on Black Friday, Nov. 26, and will offer tidings of great joy with releases from Aerosmith, Ozzy Osbourne, U2, and more. Aerosmith fans will want to dig in to an early look at the group with  1971:…

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Elton John Postpones European Dates

Complications from an injury is keeping Elton John off the Yellow Brick Road, he announced today. Elton is postponing the European dates of his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour and will reschedule his Europe and U.K. 2021 dates to 2023. “At the end of my summer break I fell awkwardly on a hard surface and…

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Charlie Watts Laid to Rest; Stones Unable to Attend

Covid restrictions prevented the surviving members of The Rolling Stones from attending the funeral late drummer Charlie Watts, according to the UK publication The Sun. The band is holding rehearsals in Boston for their upcoming tour of the U.S., and travel restrictions prevented them from being present at a small private ceremony for Watts was…

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Jon Stewart to Host Lunch Break Fall Gala

Jon Stewart will host the fall gala for Lunch Break–“We Rise Together: Restoring and Rebuilding Lives”–on Oct. 15 at The Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank. The former Daily Show host is set to host the upcoming Apple TV+ series, “The Problem with Jon Stewart.” “We are thrilled to have Jon Stewart…

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Sammy Hagar Announces Free Rooftop Concert

Sammy Hagar is going to “get back” to Las Vegas in a big way with a free rooftop concert on September 22 at Beer Park at Paris.  The Red Rocker and his band, The Circle, will perform at 6:30 p.m. and will run until the sun sets or happy hour wraps.  “I’m so looking forward…

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Led Zeppelin Documentary Gets Standing Ovation

The new Led Zeppelin documentary, Becoming Led Zeppelin, got a 10-minute standing ovation this weekend at the Venice Film Festival, according to Jimmy Page. “There was a 10-minute standing ovation before a word was said. The audience bestowed such affection before the viewing it was quite overwhelming,” he wrote on Facebook. ” As the film…

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