"Bitch, I'm a sock"
Earlier today we learned the very happy news that Madonna will be going on world tour later this year in support of her new album Rebel Heart. Right now, we get to see Maddy give a ridiculously fun and funny “interview” to Sock Bitch. Sock Bitch, as you can see below, is merely a hand inside a sock but the rapport that he has with Madonna is just brilliant. It would appear that Madonna is pulling out ALL OF THE STOPS to promote her forthcoming Rebel Heart Tour and that, apparently, includes a face-to-face interview with the one, the only … Sock Bitch. Watch the video below and love. More »
The Tour Kicks off in Miami, FL in August
With the forthcoming release of Madonna‘s new album, Rebel Heart due out on next week on March 10, it was presumed that Madge would be hitting the road on tour at some point later this year. Today we learn officially that Madonna‘s Rebel Heart Tour will kick off in Miami, FL on August 29 and will visit 35 cities around the world … including cities that Madonna hasn’t visited in a very long time. The full list of Rebel Heart Tour dates is listed below along with all the deets about the ticket sales and pre-sales coming our way. This tour is going to be HUGE, you can count on that so if you think you might be interested in seeing Madonna on tour, you need to start making your plans now. More »
Are you ready for this?
Well folks, it looks like one of the biggest concert tours of the year is coming our way now that leaked evidence has made its way to the Internets. It started with a curious logo, found by BBC Radio 1Xtra, then a curious concert listing on an international webpage for Livenation … both of which suggest that Kanye West and Rihanna are going on tour together this year. Considering Kanye West and Rihanna each collaborated on the others’ new music and considering Kanye executive produced Rihanna‘s new as-yet unannounced album, it makes total sense that the two would decide to hit the road together. Click below to see the evidence and become convinced that these two are touring together. More »
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Last night I made my way to The Wiltern to see punk/rock/pop/music legend Billy Idol live in concert. I’ve been a fan of Billy‘s since forever … from the early ’80s when he was in his band Generation X and then throughout his solo career reaching into the ’90s. I’ve been hearing really great things about his most recent tour and I knew I had to see him in concert. His two-night stint in LA sold out really quickly so I was lucky to even get a ticket in the first place. I am very happy to say that Billy Idol put on an amazing show, from start to finish, he was really, really great. More »
Posted under: Bill Idol
"Another senseless act of violence"
Nicki Minaj took to social media just a short time ago to reveal that two members of her tour road crew were stabbed in an altercation in Philadelphia, PA last night. While one of the men remains in critical condition, the other man died as a result of his injuries. Nicki shared the info on her official Twitter profile and paid tribute to the men — De’Von Day Day Pickett and Eric Parker — on her official Instagram profile. According to reports, the stabbing took place at a bar and grill in the wee hours this morning. The men had only been in town for two days prior to begin rehearsals for Nicki‘s upcoming European concert tour. Ugh, just sad and completely senseless. More »
Hit After Hit After Hit
Yesterday we learned that TLC is crowdfunding their upcoming last and final album on Kickstarter and today we learn that they will likely perform songs from that new album when they go on tour with New Kids On the Block and Nelly this year. The members of NKOTB made an appearance on Good Morning America earlier today to announce the forthcoming tour … much to the extreme delight of fans everywhere. The tour will be titled The Main Event and as the poster artwork below promises, the show will feature hit after hit after hit from Nelly, TLC and headliners New Kids on the Block. Click below to learn more about this upcoming tour (including when tickets go on sale) and watch video of NKOTB making their big announcement earlier this morning. More »
The TV Guide
Lots to update today … last night, at long last — after many, many years of waiting — I finally got to see Vanessa Williams live in concert. I’ve been a fan of Vanessa since the early 90s and have always wanted to see her in concert. Because I’m staying in Anaheim, CA this weekend for the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland, I have a room here for the weekend. So after I ran the Star Wars 5K in the morning, I had to drive north all the way into the valley to see Vanessa in concert at California State University Northridge. THEN I had to drive all the way back down to Anaheim so that I could run the Star Wars 10K this morning. So busy but so fun. More »
The TV Guide
Last night I made a return trip to The Wiltern Theater to see Ryan Adams perform the last show of his 2014 tour. Last night was the 4th show I saw in the past month and it was one of the best. From the start, I could tell the show was going to be a special one. Ryan was just so “on” that I was so glad I decided to see the show last night. Last night’s setlist included two of my fave Ryan Adams songs … including his brilliant cover of the Oasis song Wonderwall (a song he hasn’t performed live in some time). Ugh, so good. Click below to see some photos and watch video of Ryan‘s performance last night of LaCienega Just Smiled and Wonderwall. More »
"This is my first world tour ever"
Jennifer Lopez has a treat for fans this New Year’s Eve night because that is the night she will release her new documentary film about her Dance Again World Tour. J. Lo toured the world for the first time and she brought along cameras to catch all the most important parts. I’m guessing she was going for a Madonna: Truth or Dare sort of thing but my guess is that it won’t be quite that exciting. Still, I’m sure this doc will be a must see for Jennifer Lopez fans around the world. Set your DVR now because Dance Again: World Tour will premiere on HBO on 12.31.14 at 9PM.
The TV Guide
So, last night I made my way to The Wiltern for what I thought was going to be my last concert of the year but it turns out that I actually attended the first to TWO Ryan Adams concerts … which follow recent Ryan Adams shows that I saw in Pomona, CA and Northridge, CA. I managed to get a pit ticket for last night’s show so I was very excited to be up close and personal with Mr. Adams. For the most part, the show was really great … but after the PA system blew, the show had to be cut short early and, well, I can’t go for that. I managed to procure another pair of pit tickets for tonight’s second show at The Wiltern, Ryan‘s last of the tour, for my friend Josh Rosebrook and I so … last night was merely a prelude to tonight :) More »