Monthly Archive: December 2014

Billboard’s Top 100 Artists of 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, Billboard.com once again publishes their Top 100 Lists of 2014.  They have Top 100 lists for nearly every facet of musical interest including; Top Artists, Top New Artists, Top Artists – Duo/Group, Top Artist – Female/Male, Hot 100 Songs, Hot 100 Artists (how this is different from Top Artists is a little beyond me),...

NFL Playoff Schedule Announced

Well, the regular season has finally come to an end.  For some teams, it’s a thankful end to a miserable season ::cough:: Chicago Bears ::cough:: wtf happened?!   For a few other teams, they’re inching closer and closer to competing in the 2014-15 season Superbowl.  Earlier today, NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, announced all of the the venue, dates and times for...

The Digitour Announces 2015 Dates

One of the coolest, new tours in awhile is setting to hit the road again in 2015.  The DigiTour Media is the world’s first social media tour.  The tour got it’s start in 2010 as a showcase for social media stars from YouTube, and later has included acts from Vine, Twitter and Instragram, in addition to mainstream pop music stars. ...

Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for a Teenager

We all know that shopping for teenagers can be one of the most daunting tasks of the holiday season.  Teenagers can a particularly picky and demanding lot and, if you want to avoid undue drama on Christmas morning, you better make sure Santa nails this years’ gift. So what does one get for their favorite teenager this year?  Not clothes.  Let’s face it’s...

Little Big Town to Extend “Pain Killer” Tour

One of my favorite country bands, Little Big Town (seriously, they just seem like so much fun), just announced that they will be extending their “Pain Killer” tour.  The tour will now extend into March 2015.  Joining LBT will be Chris Stapleton.  The additional dates have them starting on March 5 in Savannah, GA and will wrap up March 28...

Iggy Azalea Announces 2015 Tour

It has been a big, big year for Iggy Azalea.  The Australian MC has gone to relatively unknown at the beginning of the year, and now she’s everywhere.  She even earned a Grammy nomination for her debut album, “The New Classic.”  To keep the momentum going, Azalea just announced a giant North American tour.  The new tour is dubbed “The...

New Found Glory: Sleep When I Die Tour

Punk rock reminds me of my younger, college days.  It makes me happy to know that pop-punk group, New Found Glory (one of my favs!), is hitting the road once again in 2015.  NFG has dubbed their new spring tour the “Sleep When I Die Tour.”  Joining them on tour will be Turnstile, This Wild Life and Turnover.  The tour...

Carlos Santana: Corazón Tour

Just this morning, Carlos Santana announced that he and his band will be heading out on the road in 2015.  This new tour will be in support of their latest album, “Corazón.”  The tour will kick off March 8 in St. Petersburg, FL and will wrap up March 19 in Corpus Christie, TX.   Other stops along the way include Nashville,...

2015 Vans Warped Tour Line Up Announced

So, the folks at the Vans Warped Tour headquarters are slowly leaking out their line up for next year’s big tour.  I like to think I’m fairly in the know about bands, but apparently I have some more homework to do!  The tour kicks off June 19 in Pomona, CA and wraps up Aug. 8 in Auburn, WA. The Warped...

Hozier Announces 2015 Tour

If you’ve listened to the radio, turned on the tv, and just generally haven’t been living under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard Hozier‘s hit song “Take Me to Church.” If you haven’t, come on now, go, go, go! Andrew Hozier-Byrne, just announced a 2015 North American tour. The tour will kick off Feb. 6 in Los Angeles, CA and...