Music News - Oldies


Rolling-stones-062116.jpg The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, housed inside Municipal Auditorium in downtown Nashville, will host a new Rolling Stones exhibit beginning on March 29.

EltonJohn-061616.jpg Elton John will reportedly collaborate with Beyoncé for the upcoming soundtrack to the new Lion King reboot. The rock legend was previously confirmed to make contributions to the soundtrack and Queen Bey will provide the voice to the female lead Nala.

donna4-090916.jpg Complete casting has been announced for the Broadway run of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, which will open at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 23, 2018. Ahead of that, the preview performances of the musical are slated to begin March 28, 2018.

NeilYoung-110917.jpg Neil Young has sounded off about the demise of his Pono high-definition music service and says that the record labels are to blame. The service and its adjoin hardware music player were created by Young and a team of developers to offer high quality audio files to the public.

jimmy-buffett-012516.jpg Jimmy Buffett has signed on for a headlining performance at Boston's Fenway Park this summer. The original Parrot Head will take the stage as part of the city's Fenway Summer Series on August 9 and will be joined by special guest openers Huey Lewis and the News.

gladys-030116.jpg Gladys Knight has shutdown rumors that she recently underwent plastic surgery. Rumors have swirled that the 73 year old soul legend got a facelift in recent weeks, but now she says that her look is 100% due to good genes and "clean living."

GeneSimmons-121417.jpg Gene Simmons has announced plans to release a new book, 27: The Legend and Mythology of the 27 Club, which will explore the "27 club" of celebrities who've died at the age of 27.

bonjovi-062816.jpg Jon Bon Jovi has sold his luxe New York City condo. The multi-level 4,031-square-foot home, located at 150 Charles St. in the city's West Village neighborhood, sold for $15 million earlier this month. The staggering selling price is well below his initial asking price.

bandLynyrdSkynyrd-012518.jpg Lynyrd Skynyrd has signed on to appear at Charlie Daniels' upcoming Volunteer Jam event. The fest is set to take place on March 7 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville and will feature a collection of rock and country's biggest acts including, of course, Daniels.

JacksonBrowne-010318.jpg Jackson Browne has confirmed plans for a U.S. tour later this year. The run is set to kick off on June 5 at the PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati on June 5 and will continue through June 25 when he'll wrap at the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis. The run will find Browne accompanied by his full band.

Styx-Band-021318.jpg Styx has announced plans to spend the majority of the summer on the road alongside Tesla and Joan Jett. The new trek will kick off on May 30 in Irvine, California with stops planned for Houston, Dallas, Toronto, Detroit and Kansas City. The tour will keep the bands on the road through July 15 in Holmdel, New Jersey.

PaulMcCartney-070916.jpg Paul McCartney has been announced as one of nine recipients of the 2018 Wolf Prize, also known as the "Israeli Nobel Prize."

SteveMillerBand-080817.jpg Steve Miller has confirmed a new string of tour dates alongside Peter Frampton this summer. The run is set to kick off at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana on June 12 and conclude on August 26 at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, Washington. "Music is ethereal, it moves back and forth between the past and the future," Miller said in a press release.

The-Cars-Elliot-12716.jpg The Cars have announced plans to re-release 1981's Shake It Up and 1984's Heartbeat City. Both albums will be released on new remastered CD and digital editions as well as double vinyl collections with new liner notes by Rolling Stone critic David Fricke.

JohnLennon-103009.jpg Molecule 8 is releasing a new set of John Lennon limited edition collectible figures represented in sixth scale (12 inches). "The John Lennon Molecule 8 figures highlight a delicate balance of creativity, quality and artistry," said Lisa Streff, EVP Global Licensing at Epic Rights, in a press release.

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