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The Best of Governors Ball 2014 | Live Reviews, Photos & More

It may sound crazy to say, but Governors Ball really is NYC’s only large-scale summer music festival (and to be clear, by large scale we mean comparable to Coachella status). This past weekend, Governors Ball threw its fourth annual music fest. To the untrained eye however, it wouldn’t seem nearly so young. The festival, which started as a one-day event, spanned the course of three...

John Legend 2014 Tour | New Summer Tour Dates and Special Guests

Nine-time Grammy Award winning artist John Legend has announced new dates for his 2014 North American tour, which will feature an intimate acoustic setting, highlighted by guitar/vocal accompaniment as well as a string quartet. Beginning July 17 in Highland, California, this leg of the trek comes on the heels of Legend’s current Spring tour, “An Evening with John Legend: The All of Me...

King Crimson Announce Reunion Tour This Fall | King Crimson Tour Dates & News

Last fall, King Crimson‘s Robert Fripp stunned the music world by announcing a new seven-man, triple-drummer reinvention of the band, promising to play shows after one year of rehearsals. And just as promised, they will play a trio of New York City shows, September 18th, 19th and 20th at the Best Buy Theater. Tickets will go on sale Friday, June 6th, at noon EST. The new Crimson lineup...

Lorde Announces New 2014 U.S. Tour Dates | Lorde Tour Dates & News

New Zealand singer Lorde just announced plans to return to North America this fall for another round of touring, in support of her smash debut LP Pure Heroine. Following a quick trip in August for appearances at Lollapalooza (one of this year’s best music festivals) and Canadian festival Osheaga, she’ll embark on a more extensive outing beginning in September. The jaunt stretches 20 dates...

Dave Chappelle Announces Shows With Janelle Monae, The Roots, Erykah Badu, And More

Dave Chappelle’s summer stay at Radio City Music Hall just keeps on growing. The run, which was originally set to be just one date, has added three more shows after having sold out five consecutive comedy shows within minutes. But wait- it gets better. For these shows, Chappelle will combine his greatest love, stand-up comedy with his second love: music. Chappelle will be co-headlining with a...

Cher Extends D2K Tour Into Fall | New Tour Dates & Info

Cher has just announced that her “Dressed To Kill” Tour will be packing arenas not only all summer, but also this fall. The summer portion of her tour began on Sunday and will be hitting 22 cities across the country, including several Canadian cities, with supporting act Cyndi Lauper. The second leg of her D2K tour will begin September 11th in Albany, NY; Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo...

Journey’s Steve Perry Performs For First Time In 19 Years | Watch Here

Former Journey frontman Steve Perry returned to the stage for the first time in 19 years Sunday night, joining alt-rock band Eels  during their second encore at a St. Paul, Minnesota gig. As Eels frontman Mark Everett said to introduce the performance, Perry left the rock star life “because it didn’t feel right.” But lucky for us, “for some reason only known to him,”...

The Airborne Toxic Event | 2014 Tour Dates, Special Performances and More

The Airborne Toxic Event‘s upcoming fall tour is promising to be its biggest tour ever, with three shows in San Francisco featuring performances of the Southern California band’s three albums. Playing Bill Graham’s legendary Fillmore on September 18th, 19th, and 20th, The Airborne Toxic Event will be playing each of their albums, respectively, in their entirety (along with other songs, of...

Jenny Lewis Confirms First Solo Album In Six Years | Tour Dates, Tracklist, and More

Jenny Lewis has just recently confirmed a new record, due out July 29th, and this is a pretty game-changing announcement. It’s been six years since Lewis last dropped a solo album, and she’s been through a lot in that time. The end of Rilo Kiley came after the death of the singer and actress’ estranged father in 2010, and as Lewis told Rolling Stone recently, she grappled with...

NYC’s 10 Best Summer Concert Series’ | NYC Summer Music Festivals

Most would agree that music festivals like Bonnaroo and Coachella are an amazing time had by all. Unfortunately, not all of us can afford $600 tickets and trips across the country. That’s why we put together a list of the best summer concert series’ in NYC, so you New Yorkers out there can have a good time (and still make it to work on Monday). Most of these NYC summer music festivals...

Pearl Jam Tour | Pearl Jam Tour Dates and Info

Pearl Jam have announced a 12-city October U.S. tour, following a summer trek to Europe, that includes an appearance  at Austin City Limits Music Festival. Seattle native rock legends Pearl Jam took the road in the fall last year as well, promoting their new LP Lightening Bolt. Since the band’s inception in 1990, Pearl Jam has become a key part of the Seattle grunge explosion. Together, lead...

Miranda Lambert Announces Platinum Tour | Tour Dates, Sweepstakes, and More

Miranda Lambert has just announced a Platinum tour in promotion of her upcoming album of the same name. But wait, there’s more platinum. There is so much more platinum. “Platinum represents a lifestyle for me,” Lambert said. “It’s the color of my hair, my wedding ring, my airstream trailer, so it’s just a natural fit for the name of my new album and it’s why we decided to name the tour...

Lil’ Wayne News: Tha Carter V Is Coming Soon | Listen To New Single

According to Lil Wayne‘s friends, Tha Carter V is on the way. Drake told the crowd at a concert in New Orleans in February that Wayne would be dropping his new album on May 5. That date is likely not set in stone, but in an interview at music festival SXSW, Young Money president Mack Maine confirmed that Wayne is getting ready to drop a new album. “Carter V is coming soon,” he...

The Black Keys 2014 Tour | Tour Dates and Info

The Black Keys — drummer Pat Carney and singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach — have recently announced a 42-date arena tour this fall for their new album Turn Blue. Earlier this month, they performed on Saturday Night Live, Late Night With David Letterman, and The Colbert Report, as well as participating in an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit and an awkward cover shoot with interviewer Danny McBride...

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