Surfdog RecordsEric Clapton is gearing up to launch a new U.S. tour to promote his forthcoming album, Old Sock, but the guitar master says he likely won't be mounting many more extended road trips. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, the 67-year-old rock legend reveals, "When I'm 70, I'll stop. I won't stop playing or doing one-offs, but I'll stop touring, I think." read more ≫
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Photo: John ShearerBob Dylan has scheduled the first 2013 dates of his so-called "Never Ending Tour," a series of April shows that will see the folk-rock legend visiting a variety of cities in the Northeast and Midwest U.S. The trek kicks off on April 5 in Buffalo, New York, and is mapped out through an April 21 performance in Bowling Green, Ohio.
Opening all of Dylan's shows will be the Los Angeles-based Americana band Dawes. read more ≫
Photo: Timothy Greenfield-SandersLou Reed is among the celebrities who will participate in a unique event next month celebrating the Jewish holiday of Passover. The 12th annual Downtown Seder will take place at the City Winery in New York City on March 19, six days before the actual holiday is observed. read more ≫
TomPetty.comTom Petty and The Heartbreakers are hitting the road. The veteran rockers have announced a six-week spring and early summer tour that'll take them to nine states, plus a single Canadian date, from May 16 through June 29.
The dates include week-long residencies at New York's Beacon Theatre and the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, plus three-day stays at Alabama's Hangout Music Festival, the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware, and Bonnaroo. read more ≫
Disney Pearl Records/Ross HalfinA new edition of Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp is set to feature one of the music world's most influential songwriters and one of the most acclaimed guitarists of all time. The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson and ex-Yardbirds guitarist Jeff Beck have signed on to headline an installment of the music camp that's schedule top take placed April 18-21 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. read more ≫