CaroleKing.comA new Broadway stage production based on the life and music of Carole King is scheduled to open in New York City in the spring of 2014. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will trace the acclaimed singer/songwriter's life from her childhood in Brooklyn through her years at the famed Brill Building during the 1960s composing tunes alongside her longtime collaborator and first husband, Gerry Goffin, and on to her massive success as a solo artist in the early 1970s. read more ≫
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Kevin Mazur/WireImageMuch speculation about when and where The Rolling Stones might be performing this year has circulated recently in the press although the band still has made no official announcements regarding a 2013 tour. However, ShowBiz411 reporter Roger Friedman claims that he has received exclusive confirmation that the British rock legends will be playing a pair of shows in London's Hyde Park in July. read more ≫
Z-Machine ProductionsA new independent documentary about Jim Morrison that recently began production is hoping to break on through the myths surrounding the late Doors frontman and portray him in a more realistic and down-to-earth light.
Before the End: Jim Morrison Comes of Age will feature interviews with Morrison family members and various friends of the singer, and will include rare home movies and photos from his early years. Z-Machine, a company run by husband-and-wife filmmakers Jeff and Jess Finn, is spearheading the project. read more ≫
Facebook.com/MeatLoafMeat Loaf is planning to close the curtain on his career as a touring artist this year with a final trek that will begin next month with a European leg. The singer's Last At Bat Farewell Tour kicks off April 5 in Newcastle, England, and currently is mapped out through a May 17 show in Dublin, Ireland. read more ≫
Rhino RecordsA new box set featuring all of studio albums The Eagles released during their 1970s heyday is scheduled to hit stores on April 2. Eagles: The Studio Albums 1972-1979 is a no-frills collection that gathers the band's first six records -- 1972's Eagles, 1973's Desperado, 1974's On the Border, 1975's One of These Nights, 1976's Hotel California and 1979's The Long Run.
The discs are packaged in a black clamshell box, with each CD housed in paper jacket that replicates the original album art. The box set is priced at $39.99. read more ≫