Now in its 32nd year, the annual convergence of bands, BBQ and beer known as (SXSW) has descended upon Austin, Texas, here's a primer of acts to watch.
The boardroom at Dublin's Fender guitars HQ has been dedicated to Rory Gallagher by Irish President Michael D Higgins in a special ceremony.
A deluxe new Frank Sinatra collection, 'Standing Room Only' presents rare and unreleased live concert recordings from the 1960s, '70s and '80s.
Elvis Costello And The Imposters have announced a series of UK and Ireland shows for the summer, while Costello is currently working on a new album.
Louis Armstrong's prolific late '50s period is to be anthologised on Pops Is Tops: The Verve Studio Albums, a four-CD and digital set out on 13 April 2018.
Watch the trailer for NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert' featuring Alice Cooper and John Legend which is set to air on Easter Sunday.
The first new album since 2010 by soul giants the Temptations, All The Time, is released on 4 May 2018 by UMe, 54 years after their LP debut.
The Eagles' co-founder Glenn Frey's solo work soars Above The Clouds with a new career-spanning box set released through Geffen/USM on 11 May
Listen to Chris Stapleton's remake of Elton John's I Want Love, from Restoration, one of two new collections of Elton remakes alongside Revamp.
Nine Inch Nails follow their Meltdown Festival show with their first-ever headliner at London's iconic Royal Albert Hall on 24 June
Legendary Who frontman Roger Daltrey returns with a new solo album As Long As I Have You, released on 1 June and featuring Pete Townshend.
Sonny Rollins landmark album Way Out West is receiving an international 2LP vinyl reissue to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its initial release
Evanescence play their forthcoming Synthesis Live UK tour with a full orchestra and begin their dates with two sold-out Royal Festival Hall shows
Watch jazz-funk icon Roy Ayers perform his classic Everybody Loves The Sunshine as part of NPR's popular Tiny Desk series of concerts
The Tide’s Magnificence, a book of poems and songs by Nick Drake's mother Molly, has been called “the missing link” in his story by producer Joe Boyd.