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“The Cher Show” to close on Broadway; Cher teases new perfume

Walter McBride/WireImageDespite the fact that it just won two Tony Awards a few weeks ago, Broadway’s The Cher Show will close in August. Broadway World reports that the musical based on Cher‘s life and career will play its final performance on August 18, following 296 regular performances. A national tour will launch in October of 2020 in Rochester, New York. The …

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Eagles songwriter Jack Tempchin to release new solo album featuring Glenn Frey tribute and more

Mailboat Records Recent Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Jack Tempchin, who’s probably best known for having a hand in penning the classic Eagles hits “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone,” will release his 12th solo album, One More Time with Feeling, on August 23. The 10-track album is part of a new deal he signed with Jimmy Buffett‘s label, Mailboat …

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Report: Master recordings by Weezer, The Who, Blink-182, Neil Young & more lost in Universal fire

David McNew/Getty ImagesThe New York Times Magazine is reporting that even more artists than have previously thought have lost their master recordings in the 2008 Universal Studios fire. According to the latest report, affected artists include Weezer, The Who, Blink-182, Neil Young, Audioslave, Temple of the Dog, Primus, Limp Bizkit, Meat Loaf, Styx, Boston, Sublime, Rob Zombie, White Zombie and Jimmy Eat …

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New Order announces four-show Miami residency

Credit: Warren JacksonNew Order has announced the first U.S. residency in the band’s nearly 40-year history. The four-show stand will take place at the Fillmore in Miami Beach, Florida, on January 14, 15, 17 and 18, 2020. You’ll be able to buy tickets to shows individually, or you can purchase a four-day pass. Tickets go on sale this Friday, June …

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Elton John’s still standing in two video performances filmed 36 years apart

ABC/Randy HolmesElton John fans can now watch two videos offering high-quality footage of the pop-rock legend performing the same song in Cannes, France…but were filmed 36 years apart. First, the video for Elton’s classic 1983 hit “I’m Still Standing” has been digitally restored and is now available in 4K ultra HD, with the footage re-scanned from the original negative.  Directed …

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Boz Scaggs postpones series of shows in June and July due to “health reasons”

Credit: Chris PhelpsBoz Scaggs has postponed a run of U.S. tour dates he had lined up for the early summer because of “health reasons.” According to a message posted on Scaggs’ official Facebook page, “Boz has been advised by his doctors that he cannot tour at this time. With some rest, he is expected to make a full and swift …

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New Jackson Browne duet with Leslie Mendelson, “Human Touch,” from “5B” documentary, released as single

Inside RecordingsJackson Browne teamed up with singer/songwriter Leslie Mendelson to write and record a new song titled “Human Touch” for the recently released documentary 5B — about the first hospital ward in the U.S. created to treat AIDS and HIV patients. The heartfelt acoustic ballad, which was co-written with Steve McEwan and features Browne and Mendelson singing alternating verses and …

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R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe working on solo material: “Eighteen songs are already ready”

Noam Galai/Getty ImagesSince R.E.M. broke up in 2011, Michael Stipe has stayed pretty quiet when it comes to making new music, but that’s apparently about to change. R.E.M.’s website has shared an interview that Stipe did with the Italian publication La Repubblica, in which he says he’s working on new solo material. In fact, he says he has “18 songs…already …

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