Essence Music Festival 2015 Lineup

For over 25 years New Orleans has hosted the Essence Music Festival, an annual celebration of the vital and vibrant African-American cultural traditions at play in the city. This year, the organizers have pulled out all the stops, putting together a lineup that boasts some of the biggest stars from R&B, hip hop, comedy, and […]

Are Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Making a Comeback?

It’s hard not to miss the glory days of heavy metal, when growling vocals, thrashing guitar throw downs, and hordes of headbanging fans ruled the day. Back when Metallica and Megadeth first proved their metal mettle, few could have predicted that the searing anthems and leather-clad looks of metal and hard rock would go on […]

20 Songs for Summer from Festival Setlists

Check out 20 songs from the hottest artists blowing up the festival scene this year so far Music festivals are hotbeds of cutting-edge sounds, and every year the hottest performers treat festivalgoers to their new and popular material. Artists are increasingly upping the ante during their sets by performing fresh tracks, and the resulting buzz […]

Which CMT Music Awards Nominees Are On Tour Now?

On Wednesday, June 10 the CMT Music Awards will bring together the best in country music for the biggest fan-voted country awards show of the year. The annual evening of honors and festivities lets country fans have their say on the year’s best music videos and televised appearances, and features live performances from some of […]

Grads! Take Your Parents to These Concerts

You’ve just walked across the stage and grabbed that diploma, and now you’re probably thinking, “What’s next?” It’s time to celebrate, you graduate you, and what better way than with the people who have been helping you through the years of ceaseless learning? So grab your family (we’ve rounded up great shows for all tastes […]

Epic Timelapse Video from Beyond Wonderland EDM Festival

EDM fans are rejoicing because not only did Nocturnal Wonderland announce their full lineup last week, but Electric Daisy Carnival in New York happened over the weekend. We’re taking a look back at another event by Insomniac (producers of EDC, Nocturnal Wonderland, and more), Beyond Wonderland SoCal that happened earlier this year. Beyond Wonderland was […]

Exclusive Interview: Josh Groban [Video]

We recently sat down with the funny and oh-so-charming Josh Groban to chat about all things live music in honor of his just released seventh album Stages and upcoming tour. We’ve always liked the guy and everybody knows he’s got the voice of an angel, but — high expectations notwithstanding — he still managed to […]

Exclusive Interview: WALK THE MOON

Concerts and festivals are really starting to heat up. WALK THE MOON continues to hit the road with dance parties, positive vibes, and great live music for fans. Their TALKING IS HARD Tour is very much underway and WALK THE MOON has a momentous performance headlining at Bunbury Music Festival in their home-town of Cincinnati […]