Stanley 'Buckwheat' Dural, the leader of longtime leading zydeco band Buckwheat Zydeco, died on 24 September, 2016 of lung cancer, at the age of 68.
Maria Muldaur, best-known for her hit ‘Midnight At The Oasis’, is continuing her intensive US touring without a hint of “anything resembling retirement”.
A new, authorised film documentary about jazz genius John Coltrane is receiving its world premiere at this weekend's Telluride Film Festival in Colorado.
A funeral mass is being held today (23) for Jerry Corbetta of Denver rock band Sugarloaf, who died 16 September. He had been battling Pick's disease.
Eric Clapton is going back to the Royal Albert Hall in May 2017.
One of South Africa's biggest stars has passed away – Mandoza, 19 January 1978 – 18 September 2016.
Just Around Midnight: Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination, which examines the racial politics of rock in the 1960s, will be published on 26 September.
Veteran bluesman, Bobby Rush has a new album and it is a fabulous record
'Forever Country,' the multi-artist song and accompanying video created to celebrate the upcoming 50th CMA Awards, has made its worldwide radio debut.
Lewis Merenstein, whose most famous credit was producing Van Morrison's 1968 classic Astral Weeks, died on 6 September in New York at the of 81.
John Mayall has been talking about the guest appearance, on which we reported in May, of Joe Walsh on his next album, Talk About That.
Mikkey Dee, widely-respected drummer with Motörhead for the 23 years before Lemmy's death last December, has joined German rock giants Scorpions full-time.
Björn Ulvaeus is joining fellow pop songwriters Max Martin and Niclas Molinder to form Music Rights Awareness, to educate musicians about their rights.
John Fogerty will co-headline the Colorado Remembers 9/11 free concert tomorrow (11) in Denver, with Colorado's own Big Head Todd and the Monsters.
Four new songs written by Ben Earle of UK country pacesetters the Shires, and performed by rising names in the genre, are released today (9) by Decca.