Shania Twain is Going to “Rock This Country”

Shania Twain Announces First North American Tour In Over a Decade.

Following her two-year Las Vegas stint, the country queen will embark upon the 48-date “Rock This Country” Tour.

Gavin DeGraw will open for Twain from June 30-Aug. 23, with singer/actor Wes Mack opening from June 5-June 28.

Check out the tour dates below: Continue reading

Beyoncé & Ed Sheeran Team-Up At The Stevie Wonder Tribute

CBS aired the Stevie Wonder tribute special “Songs in the Key of Life” last night.

She got the people dancing with a nearly 10-minute long medley. After finishing “Fingertips,” B brought out Ed Sheeran for “Master Blaster (Jammin’).” Gary Clark Jr. joined them later for “Higher Ground.”

Gwen Stefani Debuts New Ballad ‘Start a War’

Last night, Gwen Stefani threw a pre-Grammy bash at Los Angeles’ Orpheum Theatre. She performed her first full solo concert in almost eight years. In addition to tracks from her solo LPs Love.Angel.Music.Baby and The Sweet Escape, Stefani sang her two new singles “Spark the Fire” and “Baby Don’t Lie,” her Calvin Harris collaboration “Together” and, for the first time, a new ballad called “Start a War,” co-written by Sia.

Tonight, Stefani will perform alongside her fellow The Voice mentor Adam Levine at the 57th annual Grammys.

Listen to her new track “Start a War” below

Foo Fighters Bring Their Brand of Bad Ass to Austin City Limits — watch

Foo Fighters ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The 40th season of Austin City Limits continued Saturday night with an hour-long episode featuring Foo Fighters.

They were also joined by Gary Clark Jr. and blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughan for a cover of The Fabulous Thunderbirds’ 1986 single “Tuff Enuff”.

Click here to watch the full episode.

EPISODE SETLIST

Times Like These
The Feast and the Famine
Rope
Congregation
What Did I Do?/God as my Witness
Tuff Enuff
I’ll Stick Around
Walk
Best of You

BAND CREDITS

Dave Grohl – vocals, guitar
Taylor Hawkins – drums, vocals
Nate Mendel – bass
Chris Shiflett – guitar, vocals
Pat Smear – guitar
Rami Jaffee – keyboards

with special guests
Gary Clark Jr.
and
Jimmie Vaughan

Watch: Lee Brice Joins Garth Brooks for Surprise ‘More Than A Memory’ Duet

At a recent tour stop in Boston on Saturday (Jan. 26), Garth Brooks brought out a surprise guest for a performance of “More Than a Memory.” It was Lee Brice, who wrote the song, and Brooks took it to No. 1 back in 2007. This was Brice’s very first hit as a songwriter.

After the show, the guys had a love fest on twitter:

Deer Tick covers The Beatles and Lou Reed with Special Guests — watch

Deer TickDeer Tick is in the midst of a rather unique celebration of the Rhode Island outfit’s 10th anniversary: a six-night residency in which the band covers a different classic album each night.

Friday’s performance was NRBQ’s Tiddlywinks, Saturday’s was Lou Reed’s seminal Transformer with the help of fellow Reed disciples Sharon Van Etten and Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles, who guested on lively renditions of “Perfect Day” and “I’m So Free”, respectively. Sunday night was dedicated to The Beatles’ second US album, Meet the Beatles!, and featured a handful of guest appearances from The Replacements’ Tommy Stinson, Dawes’ Taylor Goldsmith, Robert Ellis, and The Felice Brothers’ James Felice.

Watch fan-shot footage of the some performances below.

Deer Tick w/ Sharon Van Etten – Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day”:

Deer Tick w/ Taylor Goldsmith – The Beatles’ “Don’t Bother Me”:

Deer Tick w/ Tommy Stinson, Taylor Goldsmith, James Felice, Robert Ellis – Deer Tick’s “Goodnight Irene”:

Deer Tick – The Beatles’ “It Won’t Be Long”:

Deer Tick – The Beatles’ “Till There Was You”:

Deer Tick’s residency runs through New Year’s Eve and includes performances of Devo‘s Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! and Elvis Costello’s My Aim Is True. Consult the full schedule below.

Deer Tick 2014 Tour Dates:
12/29 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (performing Devo’s Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! and Deer Tick songs with special guests)
12/30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (performing Elvis Costello’s My Aim Is True and Deer Tick songs with special guests)
12/31 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (performing an all fan-chosen Deer Tick set with special guests)

 

Miley Cyrus Performs New Song ‘The Twinkle Song’ at Art Basel

Miley Cyrus has been enjoying herself and making a splash at Art Basel in Miami.  Wednesday night MiCy debuted a new original song called “The Twinkle Song,” she said was inspired by her friend’s cat dying.

She explained the song had been inspired by dreams the night her friend’s cat died, saying, “I feel like her cat kind of told me what I was supposed to say to get her through it… It was more therapy to me than anything.”

Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato Reunite at KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball For ‘Avalanche’


Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato reunite on stage during the 2014 KIIS FM Jingle Ball  on Friday night (December 5) in Los Angeles.

The two longtime friends hit the stage to perform their powerhouse duet, “Avalanche”.

“Amazing show last night for @1027KIISFM jingle ball! Thanks @ddlovato for coming and singing Avalanche with me!” Nick tweeted