Grammy Foundation/MusiCares FoundationSome of music's top stars are lining up to pay tribute to The Boss next month. MusiCares, the Recording Academy's charity, has named Bruce Springsteen its Person of the Year. Stars including Elton John, Jackson Browne, Neil Young and Sting will be on hand to ****** Bruce by performing his songs at a gala Los Angeles event held February 8, two days before the Grammys. read more ≫
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Image courtesy Allman Brothers BandThe Allman Brothers Band are kicking off the New Year by looking ahead to their annual residency at New York's Beacon Theatre. The band has announced that the residency will begin March 1 and end March 16, with a total of ten shows.
The residency usually includes special guests but so far, none have been announced for this year's shows. read more ≫
HOR RecordsThe Doobie Brothers played more than 60 concerts in 2012, wrapping up the year with a New Year's Eve show in Richmond, Canada. Singer/guitarist Tom Johnston says the band's plans for 2013 call for "more of the same." That certainly seems to be the case -- a look at the veteran rockers' schedule shows they currently have more than a dozen tour dates lined up, spanning from a February 24 performance in Tampa, Florida, through a May 10 stop in Thackerville, Oklahoma. read more ≫
RobinGibb.com/PR NewswireIn 2012, we sadly lost many beloved artists. Here's a look back at some of the more notable music stars who passed away during the year:
Fred Milano -- January 1 -- member of Dion and the Belmonts. Milano **** of lung cancer at the age of 72.
Bob Weston -- January 3 -- played guitar with Fleetwood Mac from 1972 to 1974. He **** of a gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Weston was 64. read more ≫