Don Henley Blasts Cellphone Usage At Concerts


Don Henley is the latest artist to speak out against the use of cellphones during concerts. Henley joins Mumford and Sons as artists who are seeking to ban cellphones from their live performances. “Bravo to Mumford & Sons for taking a stand on cell phone use at their pre-album-release performance,” he wrote on Facebook. “The madness, the rudeness, the thoughtlessness must stop.”More »


Rush Won’t Stream Shows From 2015 Tour


Rush says that they have no plans to live stream concerts from their upcoming 2015 tour. According to guitarist Alex Lifeson, the band’s upcoming tour itinerary includes “no plans for a live stream.” “It’s a little old-school,” explained Lifeson. “We want to keep it ‘that event, that concert, that congregation.’ In that sense, we’ll do it a little more old-fashioned.”More »


Van Morrison And Tom Jones To Headline 2015 Prudential Bluesfest


Van Morrison and Tom Jones have been announced as the headliners of the Prudential Bluesfest, set for London’s O2 Arena from November 6-8. According to Belfast Live, “duo will both perform full solo sets, supported by their respective bands.” “We’re delighted to be welcoming Van Morrison and Tom Jones back to the festival for their double header at The O2 Arena on November 8.”More »


Blondie Announces Summer Tour With Melissa Etheridge


Blondie has announced that they are hitting the road this summer with Melissa Etheridge. The trek begins on June 27 with a date opening for Morrissey at NYC’s Madison Square Garden, and includes a July 20 show in Washington with Joan Jett. “I remember 1980, when [Jett’s first solo] album came out,” Etheridge told USA Today of her first experience hearing Jett.More »