A Slimmed-Down ‘American Idol’ Returns For Season 14

“American Idol” is practicing addition and subtraction in its 14th season. Longtime judge, short-time mentor Randy Jackson is gone. Music executive Scott Borchetta, whose impressive credentials include acting as mentor to Taylor Swift, will play that role for contestants and the winner will be signed to Borchetta’s Big Machine Records. There’s another shake up ahead … More A Slimmed-Down ‘American Idol’ Returns For Season 14

Creators Of ‘Riverdance’ Plan To Tour New Show

The folks behind “Riverdance” have a new thundering Irish dance show poised to tour North America, but don’t dare call it “Riverdance II.” “Heartbeat of Home” integrates the Emerald Isle’s signature high-stepping with the tango, the flamenco, Cuban salsa and even hip-hop, reflecting the growing multiculturalism of Ireland since “Riverdance” debuted two decades ago. “We … More Creators Of ‘Riverdance’ Plan To Tour New Show

Spotify To Unveil Free Mobile Streaming Service

Spotify, the Swedish music streaming service, is set to announce a new feature that will allow users to pick specific tracks and listen to them on mobile devices for free. That’s according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to speak about the feature. It will be announced at an event … More Spotify To Unveil Free Mobile Streaming Service

Last Day Of Austin Music Fest Canceled Due To Rain

Heavy rain showers and thunderstorms with some flash flooding have canceled the final day of Austin City Limits Music Festival.Organizers posted on the festival’s website Sunday that a third of ticket price will be refunded based on original price paid. Festival promoter spokeswoman Shelby Meade said in the post that the safety of fans, staff … More Last Day Of Austin Music Fest Canceled Due To Rain

Donny & Marie Announce Vegas Contract Extension

The brother-sister duo has announced they are extending their contract at the Flamingo Resort in Las Vegas, NV. Not only have they extended their tour, the Flamingo has also renamed the theatre where they perform the Donny & Marie Showroom. Tickets on sale now. Read the rest of the release here. Article by: AP Summary … More Donny & Marie Announce Vegas Contract Extension

NFL reportedly picks Bruno Mars to perform its Super Bowl halftime show

Bruno Mars has been selected as the Super Bowl halftime performance according to the Associated Press. With the Super Bowl being in New York this year Mars seems like an odd pick, however he is a Grammy winner and one of the best-selling artists over the last couple of years. Read the rest of the release … More NFL reportedly picks Bruno Mars to perform its Super Bowl halftime show