Dolly Parton has remodeled the Lumberjack Feud Dinner Theater in Tennessee and plans to rename it Dolly Parton's Lumberjack Adventure Dinner & Show. Parton purchased the attraction back in June 2015. "Since its opening in June 2011, Lumberjack Feud has been well accepted by the guests," Parton says. "We believe it has a great future here, and I'm excited to get started!"
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will headline this year's Kendal Calling festival. In addition, The Charlatans, Rudimental, Madness, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Everything Everything, Band of Skulls, The Hives, Blossoms, We Are Scientists, The Darkness, Rag 'n' Bone Man, Sugarhill Gang and more.
Kacey Musgraves has opened up about rash of copyright infringement surrounding her lyrics. The country star shared a photo of a sign showing some of her lyrics in what she calls a "major western wear" store. "Heads up! This sign was found being sold in a major western wear chain. (It's now pulled off the shelves) but it, along with SO MANY other countless items . . ."
Peter Cetera has once again backed out of plans to reunite with Chicago at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. The singer had initially claimed that he would not be taking part in the ceremony but then said he would in fact consider it. "Unfortunately, this scenario doesn't work for me," Cetera wrote.
Taylor Swift has joined the growing list of performers at the 2016 Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy revealed the news in a commercial for the awards show that aired during Super Bowl 50 and also confirmed the news via a tweet. According to USA Today, Swift will be opening the show with a song from her latest album, 1989, but not one that's up for an award.
Mastodon is set to perform at the upcoming Heavy Montreal music festival. The event goes down this year at Parc Jean-Drapeau at the Plaine Des Jeux festival site on August 6 and August 7. Additional performers at the event include Despised Icon, Five Finger Death Punch, Disturbed, Breaking Benjamin, Killswitch Engage, and Volbeat.
Missy Elliott has released "Pep Rally" on Super Bowl Sunday, also appearing in Alec Baldwin's Super Bowl commercial as part of an ad for Amazon's Echo. "Pep Rally" is currently available for streaming via Spotify and purchase via iTunes. The commercial also features Jason Schwartzman and Dan Marino.
A newly discovered species of tarantula has been named after none other than Johnny Cash. The new spider was discovered by researchers at Auburn University and Millsaps College and the research team says they named the all-black spider for the original Man in Black. "I'm a huge Johnny Cash fan. But I didn't go into this searching for something I could name after him."
Lumineers have announced their new LP titled Cleopatra. After four years of no new released the Colorado folk-rock band will release their sophomore album and follow-up to their 2013 self-titled debut album. "It's a heavier record," frontman Wesley Schultz told Entertainment Weekly about Cleopatra.
Lady Gaga is officially set to become the first artist ever to appear at the Super Bowl, Grammys and Oscars all in the same year. The Monster Mother offered up her rendition of the national anthem at the Super Bowl over the weekend and will also perform at the upcoming awards shows. The performances come at a busy time for Gaga, who is currently working on the follow-up to her 2014 album.
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards reportedly had a dust-up on stage during a recent performance in Chile. The Rolling Stones were performing in Santiago, when the pair squared off in the jokingly hammed-up incident. Jagger was passing by Richards on stage during the intro to their classic track "Satisfaction" when the pair bumped into one another.
Chase Rice released his new dubstep-inspired track "Whisper." This is the country singer's first offering from his upcoming record, which is the follow-up to 2014's Ignite The Night. "Ignite the Night was great for us, and it opened a lot of doors, both creatively and professionally," Rice says in a press release.
Stone Temple Pilots are moving on following the passing of Scott Weiland and are now holding auditions for a new singer. In a series of statements, the band explains that they have no intention of "replacing" Weiland, but say rather that they hope to move into a new era. "We've already heard from many talented people, but want to make this an opportunity for many more . . ."
Drake and Rihanna have released a music video for "Work" the lead single from Rih's latest album ANTI. Riri posted clips, featuring her in a mesh dress drinking, to Twitter. According to CBC News, production for the video was filmed in L.A. and Toronto, with hundreds of dancers attending the open casting call on Tuesday in Toronto.
David Bowie's widow, former model Iman has opened up for the first time since his passing last month. She had posted various messages on Twitter in the days before his passing and has now returned to the social media site to share a tribute to her husband. In the post, Iman shared an image stating simply "Love and Gratitude, Iman."