Michael Dorf is proud to announce that the music of Aretha Franklin, the 18-time GRAMMY Winner and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductee who was named the number one singer of all-time by Rolling Stone magazine, will be celebrated with a special benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on March 6. Show More Summary
Peter, Paul & Mary – Spotify They’re not in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. I got a hankering to hear “I Dig Rock And Roll Music.” By 1967 Peter, Paul and Mary were an oldies act, with about as much of a chance of having a hit as Garth Brooks does today. They […] The post Peter, Paul and Mary appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
At a town hall meeting held by a small veterans' political action committee in October, a retired Army colonel named Don Bartholomew stood up to ask then-Republican nominee Donald Trump what he would do to fix what he called "the social...Show More Summary
Earlier this year we went on a mission to find all of the original CBGB awnings, speaking with everyone from old employees and bookers to the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame. The biggest break came when former manager Drew Bushong reached out to tell us he snagged one of the awnings in 2004, after it had been discarded on the street with the trash. Show More Summary
Katie Presley We explored this topic—in part—because a Bitch reader asked us to look into it. Got a question about feminism and pop culture that you want answered, too? Tell us! Last month the 2017 class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was announced. Show More Summary
The recipient of 16 Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, and three Academy Award nominations, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Sting may well add to his tally soon. Teaming with Oscar-nominated composer J. Ralph, Sting set to work on...Show More Summary
The Bavarian State Philharmonic is upping its game with a nine-city US tour, rolling out from Carnegie Hall on February 8. That’s a huge investment by the Bavarian state and a high expectation of New York audience interest. Christoph Eschenbach conducts the tour, which runs on to Miami, LA, Daytona and more.
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Chrissie Hynde is using her band’s concert in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to call for the release of Louie and Tommy, two chimpanzees who... The post Chrissie Hynde Urges Michigan Roadside Zoo to Free Solitary Chimpanzees appeared first on PETA.
Roll & Roll Hotel 1353 H Street, NE Washington, D.C. Not far from the halls of the nation’s power, H Street—lined with handsome commercial buildings from another age—escapes towards Maryland. The Rock & Roll Hotel occupies one of these...Show More Summary
This Saturday, Nov.19, Rock And Roll Hall Of Famers Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady will take the stage at the Beacon Theatre. It is electric Hot Tuna's annual fall appearance at the revered New York venue, and anticipation is building. Last year, when the concert was dedicated to Kaukonen's 75th [...]
Eric Patrick Clapton, born 30 March 1945, is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds...Show More Summary
The owner will also launch a juice bar in the food hall The CBD’s forthcoming food hall Pythian Market has announced two of its vendors. Local rolling sandwich slinger Frencheeze food truck will put down more permanent roots in the building next year. Show More Summary
After a long hard campaign, wizards, humans, and elves across the gaming world inducted Dungeons and Dragons into the Toy Hall of Fame.
Songwriter and musician Leon Russell died in his sleep Saturday night. He was 74. Though the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer isn't as well known as a solo-artist, his work as a session musician and collaborations with popular artists including Elton John, Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, Beach Boys, the ... More »
He played anonymously on dozens of hits and considered a brilliant musician in his own right. Russell, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011, died in his sleep in Nashville, Tennessee, his wife said in a statement on his website. Russell suffered health problems in his later years, having [...]
Guitarist and songwriter Leon Russell has died at 74, the New York Times reports. Russell's website said he died in his sleep, but no specific cause was given: “Leon Russell died on Nov. 13, 2016 in Nashville at the age of 74. His wife said that he passed away in ... More »
Leon Russell, the songwriter behind some of rock music’s top hits like “A Song For You” and “Delta Lady,” has died. He was 74. Russell’s official website confirmed that the musician “passed away in his sleep” in Nashville on Sunday. Though...Show More Summary
The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer passed in his sleep last night.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell passed away on Sunday.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer died Sunday morning in his sleep, his official site says.