Herbert Hardesty, whose tenor saxophone was a feature of countless hits for his longtime collaborator Fats Domino, died on 3 December, 2016 in Las Vegas
The tenth anniversary of the Mississippi Blues Trail will be celebrated on Monday (12 December) with the Blue Monday Jam in Jackson.
The death has been confirmed of Greg Lake, the former member of prog giants Emerson, Lake & Palmer and King Crimson. He was 69.
Three Universal Music Group (UMG) artists, Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West, have landed eight nominations each for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.
Concord Music Group has a weighty haul of 18 nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards, including three for Sarah Jarosz and two for William Bell.
Megadeth end a banner year with a Grammy Award nomination for Best Metal Performance for the title track from their new album ‘Dystopia’.
Producer and label owner Harry Balk, a key figure in the careers of Del Shannon, Little Willie John, Rare Earth and others, died 3 December, 2016 at 91.
Blues-rock veterans Steve Miller and Jimmie Vaughan are staging a live tribute this week to one of their greatest inspirations, T-Bone Walker.
Placebo have recently announced slew of European dates that will extend their 20 Years Of Placebo tour into 2017.
Longtime friends and collaborators Chick Corea and Béla Fleck and their bands will join forces for a co-headlining North American tour next summer.
Deep Purple have announced a new set of UK dates for late next year, in support their album inFinite, which will be released by earMusic early in 2017.
To celebrate five decades’ worth of hit-making, Neil Diamond has announced The 50 Year Anniversary World Tour of 2017.
Legendary label Capitol have announced the signing of an equally legendary band, Bee Gees, in a landmark deal for the group.
'Smoke On The Water,' 'I Get Around' and 'Jailhouse Rock' are among the classic songs newly announced as additions to the Grammy Hall of Fame.
Colonel Abrams, the soul hitmaker who did much to maximise the crossover appeal of house music in the 1980s, has died at the age of 67.