Days before their new concert album arrives in stores, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Van Halen have unveiled plans for a massive summer outing that will hit dozens of U.S. cities from coast to coast. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Van Halen to mount major North American tour

Days before their new concert album arrives in stores, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Van Halen have unveiled plans for a massive summer outing that will hit dozens of U.S. cities from coast to coast.
Lollapalooza's 10th iteration will feature headline sets by the Paul McCartney and Metallica, touching just touching U.S. stages in festival mode so far in 2015.  // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Paul McCartney, Metallica lead Lollapalooza lineup

Lollapalooza's 10th iteration will feature headline sets by the Paul McCartney and Metallica, touching just touching U.S. stages in festival mode so far in 2015.
The fourth official day of South by Southwest Music brought not only heightened foot traffic and more music showcases, but a pretty steady downpour as well. Though rain can be a rare sight around the Austin area, the wet weather didn't keep the music or the fans away. Performances continued across the city, and we pressed on in our search for the latest and greatest.

SXSW 2015 Highlights: Doug Burr, Avid Dancer, Jamestown Revival

The fourth official day of South by Southwest Music brought not only heightened foot traffic and more music showcases, but a pretty steady downpour as well. Though rain can be a rare sight around the Austin area, the wet weather didn't keep the music or the fans away. Performances continued across the city, and we pressed on in our search for the latest and greatest.
Brilliant blue skies, rolling Texas hills, hours of intimate roots, rock and Americana music, and the Red Headed Stranger himself -- this Texas transplant escaped the South by Southwest madness for an afternoon to venture out to the fourth annual Heartbreaker Banquet.

SXSW 2015 Highlights: Heartbreaker Banquet

Brilliant blue skies, rolling Texas hills, hours of intimate roots, rock and Americana music, and the Red Headed Stranger himself -- this Texas transplant escaped the South by Southwest madness for an afternoon to venture out to the fourth annual Heartbreaker Banquet.
The music portion of South by Southwest (SXSW) is here again, which means miles of walking, thousands of bands, and dodging tens of thousands of fellow festivalgoers to find the diamonds in the proverbial rough. Sorting through the long list of official showcases to make a nightly game plan can be overwhelming, but the hunt is worth the reward when you find music that moves you.

SXSW 2015 Highlights: Elliphant, Halsey, Kopecky

The music portion of South by Southwest (SXSW) is here again, which means miles of walking, thousands of bands, and dodging tens of thousands of fellow festivalgoers to find the diamonds in the proverbial rough. Sorting through the long list of official showcases to make a nightly game plan can be overwhelming, but the hunt is worth the reward when you find music that moves you.
Don Felder may not be the first member of the Eagles you think of as you're humming along to "Hotel California," but his influence is as much a part of the history of the iconic band as it is in numerous other collaborations with iconic pop and rock stars, including Kenny Loggins, Stevie Nicks, Barbra Streisand and Michael Jackson.

Q&A: Don Felder

Don Felder may not be the first member of the Eagles you think of as you're humming along to "Hotel California," but his influence is as much a part of the history of the iconic band as it is in numerous other collaborations with iconic pop and rock stars, including Kenny Loggins, Stevie Nicks, Barbra Streisand and Michael Jackson.
As Nikki Minaj was in the process of announcing the first round of U.S. dates on her current tour, she racked up a chart history milestone on the Billboard charts. Minaj is the first woman to chart four simultaneous top ten singles on the magazine's "Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop" chart.  // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Nikki Minaj makes chart history as Pinkprint tour dates surface

As Nikki Minaj was in the process of announcing the first round of U.S. dates on her current tour, she racked up a chart history milestone on the Billboard charts. Minaj is the first woman to chart four simultaneous top ten singles on the magazine's "Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop" chart.
Taking advantage of a gap following U2's five-night stay in Southern California, the band has worked a Denver stop into the lengthy 2015 tour itinerary, bringing the indoor phase of the tour to 68 shows.
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U2 adds a Denver stop to still-growing 2015 tour plans

Taking advantage of a gap following U2's five-night stay in Southern California, the band has worked a Denver stop into the lengthy 2015 tour itinerary, bringing the indoor phase of the tour to 68 shows.
Nick Jonas has announced plans for a solo tour this spring to replace his previous spot on Iggy Azalea's now-postponed "Great Escape Tour."

Nick Jonas decides on solo spring outing

Nick Jonas has announced plans for a solo tour this spring to replace his previous spot on Iggy Azalea's now-postponed "Great Escape Tour."
Tim McGraw has finally rolled out confirmed dates and cities for his "Shotgun Rider Tour," which will hit North American arenas, amphitheaters and festivals this summer. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Tim McGraw lays out "Shotgun Rider" plans

Tim McGraw has finally rolled out confirmed dates and cities for his "Shotgun Rider Tour," which will hit North American arenas, amphitheaters and festivals this summer.
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