-- Rock act Good Charlotte will help launch Hard Drive, a new concert series presented by AOL Music, HDnet and World Productions. The first episode of Hard Drive features Good Charlotte performing at the House of Blues in Atlantic City, N.J. The concert premieres July 13 on HDnet, and will appear the next day on AOL Music. Additional acts to appear on Hard Drive have not yet been announced, but each 90-minute episode will focus on a specific artist.

-- Ziggy Marley, Jason Mraz, Natasha Bedingfield, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Jackie Greene and the Expendables, among others, have been confirmed for the second annual West Beach Music & Arts Festival, to be held Sept. 12-14 just west of Stearn's Wharf in Santa Barbara, Calif. Twiin Productions is producing the festival in association with Jacalyn Kane Productions. Three-day pass are currently priced at $105, with single tickets running between $30-$50.