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jacksonbrowne-010318.jpg An all-star concert will be held at the Fox Theater in Oakland on January 12 to mark the 40th anniversary of the SEVA Foundation. The concert, titled "Sing Out For Seva," will feature Jackson Browne, Mickey Hart, Bonnie Raitt, Joan Osborne and the duo of Pura Fe and Cary Marin.

vanmorrison-070116.jpg Michael Dorf will honor music legend Van Morrison at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2019. Each year, Dorf assembles a lineup of musicians to honor a musical legend or band at Carnegie Hall. Dorf has announced The Music Of Van Morrison will be held on March 21, 2019.

rush-031110.jpg Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson has started working on a new project along with drummer Marco Minnemann. Drummer Minnemann announced the news on Facebook along with artwork of the pair. "Working on a new collaborative release together with Rush's Alex Lifeson. Watch this space for more details to follow soon," Minnemann wrote on the post.

eltonjohn-061616.jpg Legendary musician Elton John has announced the UK and Ireland dates of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. Sir Elton will kick off his 15-date trek with two performances at London's O2 Arena on November 6 and 7, 2020 and wrap it up at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on December 7, 2020.

hughmcdowell-110918.jpg ELO and Wizzard cellist Hugh McDowell has died from cancer at the age of 65. The news was confirmed by his former colleagues.

bandlynyrdskynyrd-012518.jpg Lynyrd Skynyrd have announced European tour dates for their Last Of The Street Survivors Farewell Tour, with support acts from Status Quo and Blackberry Smoke.

johnmellencamp-071218.jpg John Mellencamp is now engaged to actress Meg Ryan. Ryan announced the happy news on her Instagram with a cartoon drawing of the couple holding hands. She captioned the image: "ENGAGED!"

neilyoung-110917.jpg Neil Young has repeated his call for President Donald Trump to stop playing his 1989 classic "Rockin' In The Free World" at campaign events.

joanjett-101818.jpg Joan Jett has shared the video for "Fresh Start," a song featured in the Jett documentary, Bad Reputation, which was released in theaters on September 28, 2018.

brucespringsteen-071218.jpg Bruce Springsteen shared the stage with Eric Church at the 2018 Stand Up for Heroes benefit for a performance of "Working on the Highway," from the music legend's classic album Born in the U.S.A.

eltonjohn-061616.jpg Elton John's AIDS Foundation raised $3.9 million at an annual music gala in Manhattan on Monday. The amount includes $100,000 collected from auctioning a signed Tony Bennett painting, and $87,000 for a photo of Elton from the iconoclast David LaChapelle.

u21-080416.jpg Bono has thanked the U.S. Congress for ignoring President Donald Trump's call to cut hundreds of millions from U.S. funding for AIDS programs.

clapton-070916.jpg Eric Clapton has released a video for "White Christmas," one of the songs from his first holiday album, Happy Xmas. The 14-track record, which is the 24th studio album of his career, was released back in October.

ozzyosbourne-020718.jpg Ozzy Osbourne has announced dates for a new leg of his "No More Tours 2" North American tour. Megadeth is set to perform as openers for the new tour dates.

jimmy-buffett-012516.jpg Legendary singer Jimmy Buffett took digs at President Donald Trump and other Republicans at a Democratic campaign rally for Senator Bill Nelson and Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum on Saturday in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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