Johnny Marr will be touring the United States in April and early May in support of his new album, The Messenger.
The Who have hit the road in North America with the Quadrophenia and More tour, and the early reviews are positive for the band’s performances of the 1973 album, as well as its accompanying stage show.
Diamond has scheduled 10 concert dates that coincide with the release of the 40th anniversary remastered edition of Diamond’s “Hot August Night” live album.
Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork will perform their first concerts together in 15 years with a limited tour that starts in Escondido, Calif.
The Who’s will perform the entire “Quadrophenia” double album and other Who classic songs starting in November on the group’s first North American tour in four years.
Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre is touring Europe with The Legends of Rock and Martin Barre’s New Day, but not with Ian Anderson’s “Thick As A Brick” tour. Barrie takes the high road when talking about the rift between band members, but still counts Tull drummer Doane Perry in his corner.
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, the new psychedelic rock project featuring the former Black Crowes frontman, is hitting the road to support its debut album, “Big Moon Ritual.
“Big Moon Ritual” will be followed by companion album “The Magic Album,” in September. Both albums were produced by Thom Monahan (Vetiver, Devendra Banhart, Papercuts).
Queen’s Roger Taylor and Brian May will perform on the April 25, 2012, episode of “American Idol,” and the duo’s hand-picked tribute band will hit the road in the U.S. and Canada this summer.
A collection of rarities highlighting The Barenaked Ladies’ years at Reprise Records will come up just in time for the band’s 2012 summer tour.
The BoDeans will hit the road starting April 20, 2012, to support the band’s new roots-flavored studio album, “American Made.”