Hear Music/Concord Music GroupPaul Simon is releasing a new concert video featuring highlights from the folk-rock star's June 2011 performance at New York City's Webster Hall. Live in New York City, due out September 18, will be available in three formats, as a standard DVD, a Blu-ray and a DVD/two-CD set. read more ≫
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WTATennis.comAretha Franklin is among the celebrities serving up support for the Women's Tennis Association by posing for the organization's new Strong Is Beautiful campaign. The initiative featuring video and photos starring a variety of luminaries from the worlds of music, film and sports -- including, of course, tennis. read more ≫
RobertPlant.comRobert Plant says he's well on his way to finishing a new album, the first with his latest group, The Sensational Space Shifters. In a recent interview with U.K. paper The Telegraph, the Led Zeppelin singer reveals that he's completed "12 tracks, 11 originals" for the forthcoming studio effort, which features "no sentimental stuff." read more ≫
DaveDavies.comKinks guitarist Dave Davies will return with a new collection of original recordings in the coming months. The veteran rocker has posted a message on his official Facebook page revealing that he recently completed the album, which "should be released at the end of 2012."
Dave also reports that "some interesting special guest musicians" appear on some of the tunes. He adds, "I am really looking [forward] to promoting this album." read more ≫
Photo: Mark SeligerThree all-time-great singer/songwriters, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder and James Taylor, will perform on the same bill to help raise money for Children's Help Fund, a charity co-founded by Simon. The organization's 25th anniversary benefit concert is scheduled to take place October 4 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. This year's event will celebrate families, with Simon being joined by his wife, fellow singer read more ≫