Hornsby has plenty of experience in jazz and improvisational music, and he has worked together with Metheny a few times. Early reports from the tour say that they are indeed playing a few tunes together in their shows.
In the last show of a season celebrating past favorites, Quality Hill Playhouse presents “Great Duets of Musical Theatre,” a mix of familiar standards and newer, less familiar songs that provide some of the most beautiful and thought-provoking moments of the evening.
“Weird Al” Yankovic’s efforts to parody Pharrell, Iggy Azalea and Robin Thicke have paid off: Billboard reported that “Mandatory Fun” debuted at No. 1 — his first — this week with more than 80,000 units sold. That’s almost double the amount his last album, “Alpocalypse,” sold in its debut week in 2011.
A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, a person close to the situation said.
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An acoustic guitar Elvis Presley smashed during his final tour has sparked a custody fight between the South Dakota museum that currently displays it and a collector who insists the instrument never should have ended up there.
The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.
A Vancouver, Washington, music producer who told investors he needed support to make a compilation album featuring the likes of Pearl Jam, R.E.M. and Bruce Springsteen has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for fraud.