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Gregg Rolie On A Journey Reunion: ‘I Would Do That!’

Rolie says that he had a blast performing with Journey, and that he was surprised by the audience reaction, as he had been out of the band for nearly three decades by that point. “I was kind of shocked. A friend of mine was in the audience, and a guy right behind him said ‘That’s Greg f***ing Rolie!’ I didn’t know that was my middle name!”

08/30/2012

photo credit: C.J. Broyles, R&R Productions

Gregg Rolie On A Santana Reunion: “I Think It’s A Great Idea”

One of the hottest tours of the summer was The Beach Boys/Brian Wilson reunion. On the list of legendary bands who are estranged from important former (living) members, Santana ranks high. So what would it take to get the group’s original singer, Gregg Rolie, back into the fold for an album and/or tour?

08/28/2012

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We Are Stars: What The Artists Got Paid At Woodstock

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.

08/17/2012

Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes join Santana onstage/photo credit: Maria Ives

Santana And The Allman Brothers Band Bring Improvisation, Collaboration To PNC Bank Arts Center

The most surprising thing about the tour is that it hadn’t happened before now. There was clearly a respect and a bond between the two bands. It’s truly a co-headlining affair: The Allmans played first, whereas the prior night at Long’s Island’s Nikon At Jones Beach, they closed the show.

07/26/2012

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Did You Know: “Evil Ways” By Santana

Our ‘Tickets @ 2′ song of the day is “Evil Ways” by Santana

07/17/2012

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Summer Tour Guide

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.

05/29/2012

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New Releases: Diana Ross, Santana, Willie Nelson, Occupy Wall Street

Check out the new music releases for this week!

05/15/2012

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Did You Know: “Oye Como Va” By Santana

Be listening for “Oye Como Va” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Santana[/lastfm] on ‘Tickets @2′ between two and three. Salsa legend Tito Puente wrote the song and recorded it in the early ’50s. While Puente was very popular in the […]

08/26/2011

Rock Flashback: 1974’s California Jam Ushered In The Modern Festival Era

If you had picked up a newspaper on the morning of Monday, April 8, 1974, you would have read about the latest developments in the ever-growing web of scandals around President Richard Nixon, which would […]

04/06/2011

Did You Know: Santana’s “Oye Como Va”

It’s a [lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Santana[/lastfm] song today on ‘Tickets @ 2,’ a song written by Salsa legend [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Tito Puente[/lastfm] in the early ’50s. While Puente was very popular in the Latin community, Santana’s cover of […]

03/29/2011

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