Kenny Chesney's rare, small-venue performance Wednesday night at the Highline Ballroom in New York marked his first SiriusXM subscriber-only concert, as part of his release-week promotion tour for his new album, "Life On A Rock."
The Lumineers kicked-off the launch of the "Yahoo On The Road" concert series last night at the web portal's Digital NewFront event at NYC's Best Buy Theater. Other artists slated to play the live music series include John Legend, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Fall Out Boy, fun., Imagine Dragons and Owl City.
In a production orchestrated much like a major live television show, a studio audience of about 90 fans sat within feet of country superstar Kenny Chesney to hear songs from his new album, ('Life On A Rock,' out today) and the stories behind them.
While “Boston Strong” was everywhere for Saturday’s St. Jude Country Music Marathon in Nashville -- the first major race in the U.S. since the Boston Marathon was curtailed following the bombing -- there’s nothing like American flags and lots of live music to spur on 30,000 runners in Tennessee (of all places).
Brad Paisley performed to an invite-only crowd at Hill Country Barbeque in Manhattan, where label reps from Arista Nashville and DJs of the newly-launched Nash-FM country radio station were in attendance to watch him perform.
Old friends, old rivals, and new music: the buzz at the 7th annual Taste of Hope entertainment industry dinner held last Thursday at New York City’s Three Sixty was decidedly upbeat as major music execs united in the name of Taste of Hope cancer benefit charity. Here, Steve Bartels and Alissa Pollack hosted the night while Tom Poleman, LA Reid and and Mike McVay naming the artists they're most excited about.