Pollstar ConcertWirehttp://www.pollstar.com/pollstarRSS.aspx?feed=concertwireLatest ConcertWire news on Pollstar.com2015 Pollstar. All rights reserved. http://www.pollstar.com/licenceAgreement.aspx#rssen-USprogrammers@pollstar.comWed, 10 Feb 2016 22:01:00 GMThttp://www.pollstarpro.com/logo.gifPollstar ConcertWirehttp://www.pollstar.comSeether’s ‘Rise Above Fest’ Set For Augusthttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=822798<p>Disturbed, Volbeat, Alter Bridge, Killswitch Engage and Hatebreed are just a few of the bands joining Seether for the group’s 4th annual “Rise Above Fest.”  Tickets go on sale later this week.</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:01:00 GMTGiving Ted Nugent Both Barrelshttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=822797<p>Guitarist / gun aficionado Ted Nugent is getting plenty of flack this week following his controversial post on Facebook that has been derided as being anti-Semitic.</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:01:00 GMTThe O2 Sells 15 Millionth Ticket In 2015http://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=822795<p>The ticket was sold to an Olly Murs fan, when the singer played the iconic London venue four nights in May last year.  </p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:01:00 GMTStinghttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=837761&quot;Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America,&quot; Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, Calif. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:59:00 GMTJeff Beck Celebrates 50 Years Of Guitar Slinginghttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=822794<p>There may be only one date on Jeff Beck’s schedule, but it’s a big one.  The guitar maestro will celebrate 50 years of making music with a summer gig at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl.  But the former Yardbirds member won’t go it alone.  He’ll have a little help from Buddy Guy.</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:01:00 GMTThe Sonics Bring To Bring A Garage Full Of Rockhttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=822793<p>Little Steven’s Underground Garage and SiriusXM present The Sonics, The Woggles and Barrence Whitfield & The Savages on a nationwide tour beginning in early May.</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:01:00 GMTDonny & Marie Osmondhttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=838434Unveil their Madame Tussauds wax figures in Las Vegas. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:59:00 GMTMayor Gives Springsteen Seats To School Fundraising Grouphttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=822789<p>Philadelphia’s mayor is donating his suite at Friday’s sold-out Bruce Springsteen concert to a school district fundraising group.</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:01:00 GMTKelly Clarkson Has Deal For Picture Bookhttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=822791<p>Kelly Clarkson has written a new song and a bedtime story for kids – her own included. Clarkson’s first picture book, “River Rose and the Magical Lullaby,” will be released in October by HarperCollins Children’s Books.</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:31:00 GMTCecilia Bartoli, Max Martin Win Polar Music Prizehttp://www.pollstar.com/news_article.aspx?ID=822788<p>Italian opera singer Cecilia Bartoli and Swedish songwriter-producer Martin Sandberg have won the 2016 Polar Music Prize.</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:01:00 GMT