Paul McCartney, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tony Bennett, Sonic Youth, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Los Lonely Boys and Tegan & Sara will join event founder Neil Young on the bill for the 18th annual Bridge School Benefit. The shows will be held Oct. 23-24 at Shoreline Amphitheatre outside San Francisco.
Rarely does a recording artist resist the urge to extrapolate in longwinded fashion about their latest project. When prompted, most will discuss both broad concepts and minute details with equal aplomb. But most artists aren't Paul Westerberg.
Dolly Parton will hit the road this fall for her most extensive tour in decades. Hello, I'm Dolly will find the artist performing material from throughout her storied career, from early country favorites and pop hits to recent recordings that revisit her bluegrass roots. The outing kicks off Oct. 14 in Greenville, S.C.
On the heels of the recently announced "Songs for Sudan" downloadable benefit album, Waxploitation Records is eyeing a late November release for another collection to benefit the war-town African country.
Tim McGraw is living it up on top of The Billboard 200 as his latest Curb set "Live Like You Were Dying" notches a second week at No. 1. Although the title suffered a 70% sales decline, according to Nielsen SoundScan, a U.S. sales total of 227,000 copies is enough to stave off three top 5 debuts.