BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting the Elvis Forever concert live on Sunday from London’s Hyde Park. It is a three-hour event, airing from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. BST (1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern in the United States).
Steve Winwood recently recorded an excellent live set at the BBC Radio studios at Maida Vale in London for BBC Radio 2’s In Concert program. Winwood’s performance is now available for on-demand listening on the BBC Radio 2 Web site.
The Rolling Stones have been doing a huge promotional push to spotlight the rerelease of their landmark 1972 album Exile On Main Street and the Stones In Exile documentary about the making of the album. Part of the promotions have been appearances on rock radio stations in the UK.
Paul Weller provided the performance for the debut of BBC Radio 2’s In Concert series. Weller’s performance was recorded at the BBC Radio Theatre in London and featured contributions from special guests Rox, Lauren Pritchard, and Richard Hawley.
by John Curley — Ringo Starr was very forthcoming in a BBC interview, as he discussed, for one, his preference for vinyl albums over CD.
by John Curley—Welcome to the Sounds From Across The Pond blog. In this blog I will be discussing the best of the music from the UK. I will be covering many genres—rock, pop, electronica, punk, indie—and discussing bands and artists from the classic-rock era all the way up to today.