I have a confession to make: You'll find the radio presets in my car tuned to an assortment of NPR stations (going over a hill in rural Connecticut usually results in the loss of reception) and my Pandora account is heavily weighted toward music recorded prior to 1980. So, what the heck am I doing working for a site dedicated to providing opportunities to see the latest, greatest, most popular entertainment? [Read more]
Rolling Stones 50 and Counting tour dates kick-off in just under a week for what could possibly be their last tour ever. Though it seemed a foregone conclusion that Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ronnie would hit the road again for the band’s 50th anniversary, it really is no small feat for a group ranging in age from 65 to 71 years old to mount a tour and muster the energy to entertain audiences numbering in the thousands for two hours or more at a clip. During a promotional video for the tour, Cha... [Read more]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the mad crush of the holidays is over and there’s a full slate of music festival tickets to choose from. Break out your calendar and plot your escape to one of the many festival destinations listed below.
2013 Festival Rumors
The Rolling Stones
After teasing a 50th anniversary reunion tour with a few Parisian small venue warm-ups and a paltry three US Rolling Stones tour dates, the rumors are flying hot and heavy about a possible Coachella appeara... [Read more]
For decades musicians have been immortalizing women in song. In honor of Valentine's Day, we researched musical mentions of these women. [Read more]
In this LiveToast exclusive, Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine reveals the inspiration for the song. Following the success of the song there was widespread industry speculation about the person behind the infectious song. At long last, LiveToast is proud to reveal that the man behind the song is none other than Zeke, also known as "the Mexican Jagger." [Read more]
Jagger’s little secret…the holiday spirit rears its ugly head…rise of the bunnymen…
• The Rolling Stones inched one step closer to reuniting for a 50th anniversary tour when Mick Jagger and Keith Richards agreed to meet to iron out the wrinkles that surfaced when Richards openly discussed Jagger’s Little Red Rooster in his bestselling autobiography.
• A member of the University of York’s Department of Archeology argued that graffiti produced by the Sex Pistols John Lydon deserved ... [Read more]
Three big tours were announced or hinted at this week. Radiohead continued their surprise attack-marketing by announcing performances on the SNL season premiere and an hour-long episode of The Colbert Report in addition to two shows at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan, all happening next week, with a more complete schedule in 2012. These will be the first stateside performances of their latest album The King of Limbs. Colbert released the following statement about the performance:
"I look f... [Read more]