It’s August and that means one thing for music lovers: we’re in full swing of outdoor summer concert month. If you’re in the Big Apple, you’ve got your pick of locations and genres to enjoy, but no matter where you find yourself, when the city comes alive with the sound of music, you’re going to need a few essentials to fully enjoy your outdoor concert experience.
Billy Corgan, guitarist Jeff Schroeder, drummer Mike Byrne and bassist Nicole Fiorentino will return to the road this fall for an intimate 12-city U.S. tour that will serve as a warm-up to a big year of touring for the band in 2012. The fall trek launches in Los Angeles on October 5 at the Wiltern Theatre and wraps in Philadelphia on October 22 at the Tower Theater.
It looks like all of America is rockin’ to Elvis: The Great Performances as it debuts at the top spot – #1 – on Billboard’s Top Music Video Sales chart this week.
“4 Intimate Nights With Beyonce” went on sale today and the first show on August 14 sold out in 22 seconds.
The Statue of Liberty is planning to close for a year at the end of October 2011 to go through a $27 million renovation that will make it safer and more accessible.
Born in Côte d’Ivoire, raised in Mali, now based in Paris, and still only 29, Fatoumata has had a life covering a whole gamut of contemporary African experience: fighting parental opposition to her artistic ambitions and the cultural prejudice faced by women throughout Africa, winning success as an actress in film and theatre, before finding her feet in the medium she was always destined to make her own: music.
Canadian quartet Tokyo Police Club have announced an ambitious and riotous project, recording 10 cover songs from the years 2001-2010 over the course of 10 days. The project will begin at 12pm PST on Tuesday, August 23 at the Red Bull Studio Los Angeles when the band enters the studio to rehearse and record a cover song over the next 10 hours, to be premiered the following morning at, 10am PST by one of seven exclusive media partners starting Wednesday, August 24. The final song will be premiered on Saturday, September 3.
CARRERA, one of the most recognized sunglass and sport eyewear brands in the world from Safilo Group, announces the inclusion of its “Champion” sunglass model in the latest Nicole Scherzinger music video “Wet”, off the singer’s debut album Killer Love, currently available in the UK and France, and to be released in Germany and Australia in September and the United States in November.
After designing the cover for the album’s first outing, ‘H.A.M’, in 2010, Riccardo Tisci chose to create this new artwork to celebrate one of the biggest joint efforts in music history.
Comingsoon.net reports that Emma Watson has been lined up to a film adaption of Beauty and the Beast.
‘Vomit’ is the first taste of Girls forthcoming album ‘Father, Son, Holy Ghost’ which will be released in the UK on 12th September 2011 on Fantasytrashcan / Turnstile.
“Virus” is an original song and new feature of the Biophilia App that explores the relationship between biological virus as part musical instrument, part sonic artwork, and part scientifically informed educational animation.
Gavin DeGraw was taken by an ambulance to the hospital after being assaulted late Sunday. TheHollywoodReporter confirmed the news. DeGraw, best known for his hit “I Don’t Want to Be” was taken by an ambulance after an attack late over the weekend.
Earlier this year, New York’s The Pains of Being Pure at Heart released “Belong”, their gorgeously yearning, sophomore album, winning plaudits on both sides of the pond (Pitchfork, Rolling Stone and Spin in the US, Mojo, Drowned in Sound and Loud and Quiet, among others, in the UK), even appearing on David Letterman to perform first single, “Heart In Your Heartbreak.”
Philly roots rock band JD Malone & The Experts are earning consistently favorable coverage for their stellar new debut CD/DVD package, Avalon (ItsAboutMusic.com).
Lollapalooza celebrating its 20th anniversary this year as one of the most beloved music festivals in the world—keeps on growing internationally.
Beyonce always looks amazing, but on the cover and spread of September’s Harper Bazaar UK ‘Strictly Sex’ issue, she kills it. Photographer Alexi Lubomirski captures Beyonce’s beauty and strength in an incredible and sexy way.
The first full weekend Magic Loungeabout has been hailed a huge success. The inaugural fully blown festival, staged at the resplendent Broughton Hall, attracted over 2,500 people from across the country last weekend.
Angelina Jolie takes a trip around Cambodia for the latest images for Louis Vuitton, shot by Annie Leibovitz in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province.
Welding guitars, synths, bass and drums with Air Castles’ brainchild Max Mansson’s unforgettable vocals, the song is equally impressive as it is catchy.
It is all about 1940’s glamor in this fashion editorial for the September issue of Vogue Australia. Barbara Palvin is photographed by Eric Guillemain.
Alexander McQueen was truly one of the most innovative and exciting fashion designers around. The details of his will released today just reinforce the compassionate and giving nature of the late fashion designer.