Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP In this Dec. 4, 2016, file photo, members of the Eagles band, from left, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, and Timothy Schmit, recipients of the 2016 Kennedy Center Honor award, applaud during the Kennedy Center Honors Gala at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Associated Press Tuesday, April 2, 2019 | 8:43 a.m. The Eagles will perform their 1976 "Hotel California" album in its entirety in concert for the first time. Live Nation says it will take place on Sept. 27 and 28 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Tickets will go on sale through Ticketmaster on April 12. Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit will be joined by Deacon Frey and Vince Gill for what will be the group's only North American performances of 2019. Founding member Glenn Frey, Deacon's father, died in 2016. "Hotel California" is the third best-selling U.S. album in history, and the title song and "New Kid in Town" won Grammys. The Eagles have won six Grammy Awards and were inducted into the … [Read more...] about Eagles to perform ‘Hotel California’ album in Las Vegas
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The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett, who team up Saturday at Target Field, may sound like classic-rock heaven to some baby boomers. But the tandem could also sound like a megamerger to Wall Street. Since reuniting in 1994, the Eagles grossed $850 million from concert tickets before co-leader Glenn Frey died in January 2016. Factor in souvenir sales and the Eagles have easily soared over $1 billion, according to Billboard. And their blockbuster “Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975)” ranks as the second-bestselling album of all time, behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” So accountants, start your calculators. But the Eagles couldn’t carry Buffett’s flip-flops. The 71-year-old beach bum ranks No. 11 among the world’s wealthiest musicians, according to TheRichest.com, right ahead of Mick Jagger, Ringo Starr and Bruce Springsteen. Not bad for a singer with only one hit song that anyone other than a Parrothead could name. Buffett was worth $430 million in … [Read more...] about Jimmy Buffett vs. the Eagles: Which Target Field headliner is worth more money?
Joram Mushinske NorthJersey Published 4:09 p.m. UTC Jun 21, 2018 Over the past decade, rock band Real Estate has gone from playing in suburban basements in Bergen County to sold out shows throughout the country and beyond. (201) recently spoke with Alex Bleeker (bass/vocals) while he was taking a break from recording the band’s fifth album. Band's name was part joke/ part backup plan Founding members Martin Courtney (vocals/guitar), Matt Mondanile (guitar/vocals) and Bleeker first met in elementary school and became closer friends at George Washington Middle School in Ridgewood. “We would all play together in basements and open mic nights at Ridgewood High School along with [current Real Estate guitarist] Julian Lynch and other friends,” Bleeker recalls. They went their separate ways after high school, but their love for music eventually brought them back together. (Earlier this year, it was revealed that Mondanile was let go from the band for allegations of … [Read more...] about Real Estate bassist Alex Bleeker talks about the band’s Ridgewood roots
Ed Masley Arizona Republic Published 11:43 p.m. UTC Jun 20, 2018 This summer concert season brings a mix of multi-platinum hip-hop, classic rock, country and more to a venue near you. Here's a look at the biggest tours headed our way, from the Eagles to J. Cole. 6/20: Nipsey Hussle Prior to launching his tour in support of the hit album "Victory Lap," the L.A. rapper held a sold-out release show at the Hollywood Palladium, which Billboard saluted as “less like a typical … rap performance and almost like a rock concert." Hussle calls "Victory Lap" "a collection of my life stories, emotions and affirmations of ambition,” adding, “This is my most electric body of work and I'm more than excited to bring these songs to life in concert," the only place where the songs "can be fully experienced." Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe. $30-$50. 480-829-0607, luckymanonline.com. … [Read more...] about Summer concerts in Phoenix: Eagles, Logic, Panic! at the Disco, J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa, Shania Twain
Caurie Putnam Special to Rochester Democrat and Chronicle USA TODAY NETWORK Published 3:00 p.m. UTC Jun 19, 2018 While entertainers for the upcoming Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival’s 17th Edition hail from all over the globe, close to 30 acts (not including school ensembles) call the Rochester region home. And two groups are festival newcomers — Hanna PK and Sonidos Unidos. “I learned music on the road and from the people I’ve played with,” said Hanna Park, 33, who was born in South Korea and moved to Rochester 12 years ago. She never attended music school but took piano lessons during her childhood in South Korea. “My parents’ generation was the first generation that could afford to give their kids things like piano lessons growing up,” Hanna said. “I always loved music, but my passion really got sparked a few years ago in Rochester.” In 2014, she heard local blues legend John Cole and his band play in … [Read more...] about The Rochester bands you can watch for free at Jazz Fest 2018