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Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival Coming To NYC

Eric Clapton announced that he’s bringing the festival to New York’s Madison Square Garden on April 12 and 13, 2013, with a lineup that includes blues legends B.B. King and Buddy Guy, classic rock icons Clapton, Jeff Beck and The Allman Brothers Band, country stars Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban and young guns including John Mayer and Gary Clark Jr.

11/19/2012

Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin

Jimmy Page On Joining The Yardbirds: “I Was Tired Of The Studio Grind”

“I went to see the Yardbirds play at this really stuffy student black-tie event at Cambridge University. The singer, Keith Relf, got quite inebriated and was being really punky. He was really staring down the establishment and put on a magnificent rock and roll performance. He was knocking things over and shouting obscenities at the audience. I really enjoyed myself.” — Jimmy Page

09/28/2012

Pete Townshend

The Who And The Small Faces To Go Symphonic?

The Who is preparing to go on a tour where they’ll perform their 1973 classic, Quadrophenia, in full. But while they’re on the road, Pete Townshend’s musical collaborator, Rachel Fuller, is preparing a symphonic rendition of the album.

08/24/2012

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Mick Jagger on SNL

Mick Jagger On SNL: Skits, Three Performances, No Rolling Stones Clues This weekend, Mick Jagger helped to put a lid on Saturday Night Live‘s latest season, performing three times, joining in a couple of skits, […]

05/21/2012

JACK’s Inside Track: Mick Jagger

Keef won’t be showin’ up for Mick’s first SNL hosting gig this weekend–so he SAYS, anyway–but Foo Fighters, Arcade Fire, and Jeff Beck will DEFINITELY make up for his Glimmer Twin’s absence this weekend. One […]

05/17/2012

Backstage At The GRAMMY Awards

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards. It’s the biggest show on television, with 200 or 300 performers, 23 great performances, and a run time of over 3 ½ hours. Walk into a dressing room backstage at […]

02/09/2011

Last.fm Trends: Grammys Are Ready To Rock

Last week Last.fm Trends looked at the Best Pop Instrumental Performance category at the Grammy Awards – this week it is the turn of Best Rock Instrumental Performance to go under the microscope. Read on […]

01/25/2011

Jeff Beck, Gorillaz, And Laurie Anderson Lead Instrumental Battle At The Grammys

Carrying on with our coverage of the The Grammy Awards, today sees the award of Best Pop Instrumental Performance get the Last.fm Trends treatment. This award, which the Grammys began recognizing in 1969 ([lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mason […]

01/18/2011

The Who And Jeff Beck To Perform At London Cancer Benefit

They’re on a mission to kill cancer.

11/17/2010

Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010 Set For November Release

On November 9 Rhino Entertainment is set to release a new concert film from the 2010 Crossroads Guitar Festival that will feature over four hours of footage from the event. The third Crossroads Guitar Festival […]

08/05/2010

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