Facebook.com/Carl-PalmerEmerson, Lake & Palmer/Asia drummer Carl Palmer will be among the honorees at the fourth annual Vegas Rocks! Magazine Music Awards, scheduled to take place August 25 at Las Vegas' The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel. VegasSun.com reports that Anderson will receive the Voice of Progressive Music award, while Palmer will be presented with the Drum Legend Icon honor. read more ≫
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Derrick Santini; Facebook.com/ TheRealBuddyGuyAerosmith's Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Brad Whitford are among a variety of guest artists who lend their musical talents to Buddy Guy's new album, Rhythm & Blues, which is due out on July 30, the legendary bluesman's 77th birthday. The 21-track release is split into two themed CDs, respectively titled Rhythm and Blues.
The Boston rockers are featured on a tune titled "Evil Twin," which appears on the Blues disc. Among the other stars contributing to the album are Kid Rock, Keith Urban, Gary Clark Jr. and Beth Hart. read more ≫
Photo: Alan KazlowskiJackson Browne is among several artists who have signed on to perform at a benefit concert to help those affected by the deadly tornadoes that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, last month. Dubbed Rock for Oklahoma, the event will take place on July 23 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. read more ≫
SongwritersHallofFame.orgMost legendary musicians will tell you that everything starts with a song, and that's what was celebrated Thursday night in New York City at the annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala. Among this year's inductees were Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, and Tyler revealed to reporters the secret to knowing that you've written a great tune. read more ≫
FarmAid.orgFarm Aid is coming to upstate New York this year.
The organizationannounced late Thursday that the 2013 edition of the benefit concert will be held in Saratoga Springs on September 21. As usual, the charity's co-founders -- Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Willie Nelson -- will perform, as will longtime board member Dave Matthews. Additional artists have not yet been announced. read more ≫