Photo: Marianna BurdonFounding Animals frontman Eric Burdon is preparing to hit the road again later this month for a new series of North American tour dates in support of his latest solo album, 'Til Your River Runs Dry. The new leg kicks off with an August 24 show in Elgin, Illinois, and is plotted out through an October 26 appearance at Toronto's famed Massey Hall. read more ≫
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Photo: Roy CoxChic Featuring Nile Rodgers has joined the lineup of the 2013 Outside Lands Festival, which takes place this Friday through Sunday at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The legendary funk/disco group will perform Friday at 6:05 p.m. PT on the fest's Sutro Stage, taking over the slot that opened when R&B star D'Angelo canceled his appearance because of a medical emergency. read more ≫
The Roots AgencyNew details have been revealed about the Richie Havens memorial celebration during which the late folk singer's ashes will be scattered on the grounds of the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, New York, the site of the 1969 Woodstock festival. read more ≫
429 RecordsWhile Stephen Stills' new blues-rock supergroup, The Rides, has yet to release its debut album, the band apparently is already planning to make a sophomore record. Due out on August 27, Can't Get Enough was recorded quickly and features several cover songs, but Stills tells Billboard that he expects The Rides to "have a different method [the next] time." read more ≫
Bluewater ProductionsThis Friday would have marked Whitney Houston's 50th birthday, and to honor the late singer, who passed away in February 2012, Bluewater Productions is issuing a comic book about her life.
In the 32-page comic, titled Tribute: Whitney Houston, readers will be able to relive how Houston broke records in the music and movie industries. read more ≫