As expected, Bruce Springsteen's presence on the New Orleans Jazz Fest schedule was note a one-off, but a toe in the water. Springsteen will launch a North American tour on April 4th in Cincinnati, currently plotting 15 shows across arenas and amphitheatres.
Flea has posted a message via the Red Hot Chili Peppers' official site on Tuesday (2/4) explaining why photos surfaced following their halftime performance with Bruno Mars showing no guitar cable plugged into his bass guitar.
As Katy Perry worked through a few rounds of presales late last week, ticket sales prompted the addition of several shows to her already lengthy schedule, while Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera and Foster the People all dipped their respective toes into U.S. tour activity with Jazz Fest ticket onsales.
A casual interview mention of the possibility of releasing instant live recordings of Bruce Springsteen shows has blossomed into a swarm of initial pushback on the pricing structure floated by the Springsteen camp in the past week.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Mary J. Blige and Jon Bon Jovi were among the performers appearing in the "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together" fundraising telethon Friday (11/2), an effort that organizers claim generated a record number of donations by phone, text and online.