LoveforLevon.comA bevy of musical luminaries will come together October 3 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey, for the Love for Levon concert, a benefit event honoring late Band singer/drummer Levon Helm. Confirmed performers on the bill include, Gregg Allman, Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes, Joe Walsh, founding Jefferson Airplane guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and gospel & R&B legend Mavis Staples. read more ≫
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BridgeSchool.orgThe initial lineup has been revealed for the 26th annual edition of Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit Concert, which is scheduled to take place October 20 and 21 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. As usual, Young will headline the event, but this year he will be accompanied by his frequent backing band Crazy Horse, with whom he's been touring for much of 2012. Among the other acts set to perform at the shows are Guns N' Roses, Sarah McLachlan, ex-White Stripes frontman Jack White, psyched read more ≫
Dorothy McGuire, far right/Sepia RecordsDorothy McGuire of the popular vocal group the McGuire Sisters **** Friday in Paradise Valley, Arizona, The New York ***** reports. She was 84.
Dorothy, along with her sisters -- Christine, 86, and Phyllis, 81 -- earned six gold records and scored a string of hits as a trio in the 1950s and early ‘60s, including “Sincerely” and “Sugartime.” read more ≫
Mary McCartney/MPL Communications Ltd.Paul McCartney received France's Legion of Honor award on Saturday at a private ceremony at Paris' Elysee Palace. The Beatles legend was presented with the prize by French President Francois Hollande, who raised McCartney to an Officer in the Legion in acknowledgement of his career musical contributions. read more ≫
ThePeachMusicFestival.comAllman Brothers Band fans who missed the action at the group's inaugural Peach Music Festival last month will get another chance to watch the multi-day extravaganza. Moogis.com is presenting a free encore streaming event this Saturday and Sunday that will feature all of the performances from the first two days of the three-day fest, which took place August 10-12 at Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania. read more ≫