Music

Unreleased Stolen Tom Petty Music Recovered

A storage locker was robbed last month in California that contained a number of guitars and hard drives that held never before heard music recorded by the late Tom Petty . The locker had belonged to one of Petty's studio engineers. While many may have suspected that we'd never have a chance to hear...
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On The 40th Anniversary Of The Walkman, Cassette Sales Reach 15 Year High

The must have for teens at the beginning of the 1980s, was the Sony Walkman . Introduced in 1979, it allowed you to discreetly listen to whatever type of music you wanted, without disturbing others, or without having your enjoyment ruined by someone who wanted to talk to you. Perfect for the...
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Average Age Of Top Touring Musicians Continues To Climb

A seemingly contradictory statistic out of the recent numbers released in the mid-year report by pollstar , is the inconsistency in which touring artists are aging while recording artists are getting younger. It may not seem logical that while the age of people making music is trending toward youth...
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The 5 Highest Paid Musicians

Billboard magazine recently put out their list of highest paid musicians here in the U.S. These figures take into account what the artists made in 2018 from sales, streaming, publishing, and touring combined. These are the top 5: #5 - Ed Sheeran - $41.8 million #4 - Kenny Chesney - $42.5 million #3...
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This Year's Kennedy Center Honorees

Musical group Earth, Wind and Fire (pictured) and singer Linda Ronstadt are among the 2019 class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients. Others chosen to receive the award for lifetime achievement in the arts include actress Sally Field , conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and the long-running children’s...
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Southbury Green Announces Summer Concert Series

Music on a beautiful summer night is a match made in heaven. The town of Southbury offers a wide variety of music this summer played by some of the areas finest, most popular artists. From popular tribute and swing bands to music from the 80s, the Southbury Green Summer Concert Series at Southbury...
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Song Secret:Drummer Wrote A Song About His Younger Sister

The drummer of this band wrote a song about his younger sister coming of age. Her name was Christy, but the band members thought he sang something else. Well the misunderstood name won out. Here is todays song secret.
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The B-52's Celebrate 40th Anniversary With Documentary, Book, & Tour

In honor of 40 years, The B-52's will be heading out on tour this summer. The 43-date tour begins May 4th in West Palm Beach, FL and concludes September 24th in New York City on Central Park's Summerstage . There will also be a date here in Connecticut in the Grand Theater at Foxwoods on September...
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Song Secret: One Guy Sounded Like Many

The 2003 song had a wild tempo and sounded like it was recorded by many, but it was one guy overdubbed that made the magic. The song ended up being a number one in Billboard and it won a Grammy that year! Listen.
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Lovelytheband Featured Artist

Lovelytheband is number 13 this week on the Mediabase music charts. They formed in LA in 2016. Three guys, vocalist Mitchy Collins, Jordan Greenwald on guitar and Sam Price on drums. Their song Broken is the one that is getting it done for them. It came out in October and is gaining ears everywhere...
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