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- Zac Brown Band closes the summer with more arena concerts
- 2014-07-28T13:47:53-08:00 - Zac Brown Band will close out the summer and kick off the fall with another round of arena and amphitheater shows.
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- Jeff Beck, ZZ Top hit the U.S. tour trail together
- 2014-07-28T13:33:10-08:00 - Jeff Beck and ZZ Top have plans to join forces next month for a co-headlining trek that ventures from coast to coast across the U.S.
More news: Gary Clark Jr., Tyler Bryant, ZZ Top, Jeff Beck
- Eddie Vedder covers John Lennon's "Imagine" in Portugal
- 2014-07-28T13:30:05-08:00 - Eddie Vedder treated fans at a recent European concert to a cover of John Lennon's iconic "Imagine."
More news: Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam
- Live Review: Shelby Lynne and Jamestown Revival in Los Angeles
- 2014-07-28T10:49:11-08:00 - One of the better places to be in Los Angeles on Saturday night (7/26) had to be the outdoor field next to the Annenberg Space for Photography, where local music discovery powerhouse KCRW hosted a free concert featuring buzzworthy newcomers Jamestown Revival and the comparatively veteran Shelby Lynne.
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- All eyes on Garth Brooks tickets as Chicago tour launch beckons
- 2014-07-25T00:12:19-08:00 - For the first time since 2000, ticket sales will begin this morning (7/25) for a full-fledged Garth Brooks tour, starting with the single announced show scheduled for September 4th in Rosemont, IL at the Allstate Arena. Brooks has not played a Chicago-area show in 17 years.
Update: There are now ten shows on sale, running September 4th, 5th 6th and 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th, with two shows being performed on the 6th, 12th and 13th.
More news: Trisha Yearwood, Garth Brooks
- Brantley Gilbert continues "Just as I Am" outing
- 2014-07-24T10:31:31-08:00 - Country crooner Brantley Gilbert will spend the latter part of the summer kicking off the second leg of his "Let It Ride Tour" behind his recently released third effort, "Just as I Am."
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- Patty Griffin, John Fullbright head west
- 2014-07-24T09:03:33-08:00 - Grammy-winning songstress Patty Griffin will spend time performing across the western U.S. this fall, taking Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter John Fullbright along as support.
More news: John Fullbright, Patty Griffin
- Interpol takes "El Pintor" international
- 2014-07-24T08:30:41-08:00 - Indie-rockers Interpol are taking on their first worldwide trek in three years, hitting North America and Europe in support of the forthcoming "El Pintor."
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- Beyonce, Jay-Z to share "On the Run" tour via HBO
- 2014-07-21T15:51:41-08:00 - Beyonce and Jay-Z have signed a deal with HBO to share their uber-successful "On the Run" tour with fans at home.
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- Paul McCartney adds more to "Out There" run, releases "Early Days" video
- 2014-07-21T15:36:59-08:00 - Paul McCartney has added a couple more shows to his "Out There" run through the U.S. this summer, including a stop in San Diego later this summer.
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- Live Review: Crosby, Stills & Nash in Bethel, NY
- 2014-07-17T11:26:17-08:00 - When Crosby, Stills & Nash took the stage around 3 a.m. on Monday morning, day three of the historic Woodstock festival back in 1969, they were just two gigs into a career that would see the trio melding vocal harmonies with acoustic and electric rock in a way nobody had ever done before.
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- KISS tours with Def Leppard, signs on for fall Vegas residency
- 2014-07-16T07:20:27-08:00 - KISS will follow up an in-progress summer run alongside Def Leppard with the group's debut residency in Las Vegas.
More news: KISS, Def Leppard
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