The Woodstock Music & Art Festival will be remembered for peace, love, great music and some “brown acid” the over half million in attendance were warned about. But something you might not have known is how much the performers were paid to appear at Woodstock.
Summer’s here, which means the time is right for dancing in the seats (or on the lawn, if you’re on a tight budget) under the stars. As the temperature rises, rock, pop and country tours tend to leave arenas to give fans the experience of hearing their favorite performers live under the stars (or under the rain, if you’re unlucky). Here’s a roundup of some of this summer’s top shed and stadium tours.
Today is [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bob Dylan[/lastfm]‘s 70th birthday. At an age, and with a bankroll, that would permit him to hole up on an island to be served grapes by scantily-clad female devotees, Dylan continues to […]
As we noted earlier this week, “Brown Sugar” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Rolling Stones[/lastfm] hit the Billboard Hot 100 forty years ago. It was the highest-debuting song of the week. A couple of the other new songs […]
A British piano player has put together a tribute album to [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Iain Stewart[/lastfm], the “sixth Stone,” and the original five [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rolling Stones[/lastfm] will play a part, covering a [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bob Dylan[/lastfm] classic!
Absolutely no guitarist but Carlos Santana has that combo of having played vintage Woodstock and having those much envied magical latin fingers. Santana got to work and play gigs with some of the world’s most treasured older musicians […]