Posts By: Tricia Byrnes

Bonnie Raitt Announces ‘Dig In Deep’ Tour

Bonnie Raitt 'Dig In Deep'

“A digest of her proven strengths: For every bittersweet ballad, there’s a steamrollering groove.” — Nate Chinen, New York Times

Dates and ticket on-sales for Bonnie Raitt’s ‘Dig In Deep’ tour have been announced in full detail below with the first round of fan pre-sales and general on-sales beginning shortly. With more than half of her Spring Tour dates already sold out, Raitt returns to cities across the country where she has long been seen as one of music’s great entertainers,

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Under the Tent: Huey Lewis And The News!

Huey Lewis and The News have long been noted as “one of America’s greatest rock and roll bands” – come see them live as they keep on rocking, at the Music Circus on July 29 and Melody Tent on July 30th!

Formed in 1979 from two rival Bay Area bands, Huey Lewis and the News have outlasted countless trends, forging forth with fresh music and continuing to thrill audiences throughout the years.

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Hot Off The Press: Vince Gill’s Latest Album

Vince Gill

Vince Gill’s new album Down To My Last Bad Habit was released Friday, to rave reviews from fans and critics. Rolling Stone said, “[it’s] …a collection of honest country songs with a glint of pop polish that ranks among the 20-time Grammy winner’s best work.”

Categorized as country, the album doesn’t hold back in any limitations, blending elements from rock, blues, jazz and pop. As Gill told Rolling Stone,

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The Sweetest Valentine? Tickets to Their Favorite Show!

Chocolate, jewelry, flowers… while these sweet treats are popular gifts for Valentine’s Day, break out of the norm this year – present your beloved with a something special, like tickets to their favorite show at South Shore Music Circus or Cape Cod Melody Tent!

It’s a wonderful treat if their favorite artist is passing through town – fan favorites include the  new country-singer Jake Owen, new sounds of Ben Folds with yMusic

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Country With A Twist: Join Us for Jake Owen!

Be prepared to kick back and relax this summer – with the catchy and refreshing country tunes of Jake Owen. Blending country elements with the courage to step outside the bounds, Jake Owen’s music has caught the attention of fans across the country, making him a rising star.

Smash hits include 2X PLATINUM anthem “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” PLATINUM-certified “Beachin’,” “Anywhere with You,” “Alone with You,” and “The One That Got Away.” His revival of “Life in a Northern Town” with Sugarland and Little Big Town in 2008 earned him Grammy and CMA Award nominations.

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A Capella Sensation Straight No Chaser

When you hear “a capella” what do you think of? Barbershop quartets? Kitschy vaudeville acts? At one time that was spot-on but these days a capella has a place in pop music alongside the biggest names in pop, hip-hop, rock and R & B.  The guys in Straight No Chaser do an amazing job reinventing some of the greatest songs in popular music from Marvin Gaye, Walk the Moon, Weezer, Jason Mraz and so many more.

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This Day in Music January 15

January 15 was a big day in music history, especially on with musicians making TV appearances.

Births

In 1947, Pete Waterman, producer, TV presenter and part of the Stock, Aitken & Waterman team, booked the first ever tour for The Bay City Rollers. He also signed Musical Youth and Nik Kershaw and during the 70’s was promotion consultant for John Travolta. He was one of the most successful pop writers & producers of all time producing Bananarama,

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This Day in Music January 7th

Kenny Loggins - Photos by Gary Cates

January 7th was a busy day in music history:

Births

  • Paul Revere, of Paul Revere and the Raiders fame, was born on January 7, 1938. Paul Revere of American Revolutionary War fame, was born on January 1, 1735.
  • On this day in 1948: Kenny Loggins was born in Everett, Washington, but eventually settled with his family in Alhambra, California. Loggins is a singer, songwriter and one half of Loggins &

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This day in Music History December 29

On December 29, 1939 country singer Ed Bruce is born William Edwin Bruce Jr. in Keiser, Arkansas, but is raised in Memphis, Tennessee. The rich-voiced performer works as a vocalist, actor, commercial spokesman and songwriter. He is perhaps best known for penning “Mammas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys”

Born on this day in Stourport-on-Severn, England in 1942: Ray Thomas, flautist and percussionist for The Moody Blues. Also born on December 29,

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