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David Crosby adds three US tour shows with Americana band Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

Credit: Anna WebberDavid Crosby has added three new shows to his 2020 U.S. tour, joint performances with acclaimed Americana act Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit taking place in early June. Crosby will open the concerts, which are scheduled for June 4 at Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Virginia, and June 5 and 6 at Pier …

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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea pays tribute to Kobe Bryant: “I loved him”

Kevork Djansezian/Getty ImagesRed Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has shared a tribute to Kobe Bryant following Monday’s memorial service in honor of the NBA great and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, who both died, along with seven others, in a helicopter crash last month. “The outpouring of love yesterday for Kobe, his beautiful little girl Gianna and the other beautiful people …

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Paul Williams to receive Songwriters Hall of Fame’s prestigious Johnny Mercer Award

Credit: Matt FurmanPaul Williams, who’s written or co-written major hits for some of pop’s biggest stars, will receive the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s highest honor, the Johnny Mercer Award, at the organization’s 51st annual Induction and Awards dinner. The event is scheduled for June 11 in New York City. The award is presented to a Songwriters Hall of Fame member …

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Star-studded tribute concert for Fleetwood Mac’s Peter Green to be documented with movie, box set

Courtesy of ITBThe star-studded concert that Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood has curated saluting his band’s original frontman, singer/guitarist Peter Green, is taking place tonight, February 25, at the London Palladium. The show’s already-impressive lineup recently was expanded to include The Who‘s Pete Townshend, Metallica‘s Kirk Hammett, Oasis‘ Noel Gallagher and current Fleetwood Mac singer/guitarist Neil Finn. Stars previously announced …

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Roger Waters adds second shows in Philadelphia, Toronto and San Francisco

Credit: Kate IzorRoger Waters has added three new concerts to his recently announced This Is Not a Drill 2020 Tour of North America, due to “overwhelming demand.” The shows will take place on July 11 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, on July 18 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, and September 26 at Chase Center in San Francisco. The concerts …

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Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire teaming up for Miraculous Supernatural summer tour of North America

Courtesy of Live NationA pair of shining music stars, Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire, are hitting the road this summer for a lengthy North American trek dubbed the Miraculous Supernatural 2020 Tour. The outing, which features more than 30 dates, kicks off on June 19 in Chula Vista, California, and is mapped out through an August 29 concert in …

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Ex-Guess Who members Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman confirm plans for Canadian summer tour

Courtesy of Live NationFounding Guess Who members Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings have been teasing fans for months with the news that the two ex-band mates were planning to hit the road together in 2020, and now official details of the trek have been announced. According to a post on Bachman’s official Facebook page, the duo will be touring their …

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The Voice 18 recap: Nick Jonas parachutes in and fights John Legend over contestant everyone wants

Trae Patton/NBC It may be a new season of The Voice, but there’s a brand new face sitting in one of the judge’s chair this year — Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers. The young singer proved to be a formidable opponent when battling it out with the other judges over competitors, too. Jonas knew how to keep his fellow judges guessing from the second he arrived …

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John Fogerty to wrap up My 50 Year Trip tour with new Las Vegas residency in November

Credit: Erik KabikEx-Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty has announced plans to close out his long-running My 50 Year Trip tour with a new series of nine Las Vegas residency dates at Encore Theater at the Wynn resort and casino in November. The new concerts are scheduled for November 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 18, 20 and 21. Tickets …

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The Scorpions postpone, cancel concerts Down Under after singer undergoes kidney stone surgery

Credit: Marc TheisThe Scorpions‘ Down Under tour with Whitesnake has been sidetracked because frontman Klaus Meine underwent an operation to remove a kidney stone. In a message posted on The Scorpions’ official website, Meine explains that after the band played “a fantastic show” on Wednesday night at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, he had “a very painful [kidney …

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