Gregg Allman has partnered with Live Nation to create the inaugural Laid Back Festival. The one-day event, planned for August 29th at New York’s Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, will include performances from the former Allman Brothers frontman, the Doobie Brothers, Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band and City of the Sun. Additional artists are expected to be announced. The festival, named after Allman’s 1973 debut solo album, will also feature over 20 curated restaurants, wineries and breweries. “Creating this fest has been a lot of fun,” the musician said in a statement. “Good music, good food and drink and a beautiful beach – what could be better?” Laid Back VIP packages will include items like a “clam bake on the beach” and limited-edition posters. Both VIP and standard tickets will go on sale starting Friday, May 1st at 9 a.m. EST through Ticketmaster and the festival website. After … [Read more...] about Gregg Allman Recruits Doobie Brothers, Bruce Hornsby for New Festival
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Devon Allman and Duane Betts, the core unit of the Allman Betts Band, will release their debut album Down to the River (BMG) on June 28th. It’s the duo’s first official LP and builds on the players’ respective Allman Brothers Band family legacies: Allman’s dad was Gregg Allman; Betts’ father is guitarist Dickey Betts. After releasing first track “All Night” earlier this month, the Allman Betts Band premiere the grooving peace anthem “Shinin’.” The latest single off Down to the River, the song is actually one that was written and recorded near the tail end of the project, produced by Matt Ross-Spang (Margo Price) at Muscle Shoals Sounds Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. “‘Shinin” is a song about how love and devotion can lift you up so you shine brighter than you could alone. It is a song about gratitude and acknowledgement that real love can take you to the next level,” says Duane Betts. “I had a … [Read more...] about Hear the Allman Betts Band’s Slippery New Song ‘Shinin”
Five years after ending her first Las Vegas residency, the wildly successful “Shania: Still the One” at Caesars Palace, Shania Twain returned to the city this weekend to kick off a brand-new engagement. This time, she’s at Planet Hollywood with a production titled “Shania Twain ‘Let’s Go!’ The Vegas Residency” — and, well, it did impress much. From onstage guests to a dedication to Prince, these are our five takeaways from Twain’s new 23-show Vegas run. Shania wants you to dance, dance, dance. Related Shania Twain's 20 Best Songs, Ranked Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn Extend Las Vegas Residency Related 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s 'Fight Club' at 20: The Twisted Joys of David Fincher's Toxic-Masculinity Sucker Punch Be warned: you may end up onstage. Popular on Rolling Stone She dedicates a song to Prince. Shania shows off her goofy side. The set list is a jackpot of hits. … [Read more...] about Shania Twain’s ‘Let’s Go!’ Las Vegas Residency: 5 Takeaways From Star’s New Show
Rishi Kapoor has had a tough year after finding out that he had cancer. The actor has been in New York for his treatment for almost a year now, and his wife, Neetu Kapoor has been by his side the whole time. Many others from the industry too have visited Rishi and Neetu whenever they got a chance in New York. On his birthday yesterday, Rishi received touching birthday wishes from celebs like Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Urmila Matondkar, Randeep Hooda, and Suniel Shetty. Neetu shared a fan-made video and thanked everyone for sending all the love and support to Rishi on his birthday. Posting the following video, Neetu wrote, "On his birthday I thank everyone Family Friends Well wishes for all the love and prayers can't believe it's almost a year and we will soon be heading HOME." View this post on Instagram On his birthday I thank everyone 🙏 Family Friends Well wishes for all the love and prayers 🙏 can’t believe it’s almost a year and we … [Read more...] about Neetu Kapoor Thanks Everyone For Sending Love To Hubby Rishi Kapoor On His Birthday!
There's been a lot of talk about Late Night host Jimmy Fallon taking over the Tonight Show from Jay Leno, and moving the program back to New York City in the process – but there hasn't been a whole lot of singing about it. Report: 'Tonight Show' Moving Back to New York With Jimmy Fallon as Host Leno and Fallon fixed that last night, cutting through the rumors with a long-distance duet on a revised version of "Tonight" from West Side Story, which had the hosts trading impassioned odes about the unwritten future of the late-night institution. Fallon plays it a bit coy as he ponders the possible switch, while Leno makes sure NBC knows he's still Number One in the ratings and he could just as easily jump ship to Fox or CBS. But the two can certainly come together in harmony about one thing: "Tonight, tonight, who cares who hosts Tonight? People just watch online the next day!" … [Read more...] about Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon Address ‘Tonight Show’ Rumors With Duet