Archives: March 2014

Steve Winwood Announces Series of US Summer Shows

Photo: Sam EricksonSteve Winwood will return to the road this June for a new series of summer shows. The former Traffic/Spencer Davis Group frontman will kick off his 2014 itinerary with a June 13-14 stand at the new Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas venue in Las Vegas, Nevada, and has seven more dates lined up in the Western U.S. through a June 29 performance in Woodinville, Washington.

Winwood also has joined the lineup of the second annual Lock’n Festival, which will run from September 4 to September 7 in Arrington, Virginia. The …read more

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Eyeing Summer Release for New Album, “Hypnotic Eye”

Photo: Sam JonesTom Petty and the Heartbreakers have nearly completed a new studio album that should hit stores within the next few months. Rolling Stone reports that the record is titled Hypnotic Eye, and the band has tentative plans to release it before the end of the summer.

Petty recently played the collection’s 11 tracks for Rolling Stone journalist David Fricke, who describes the material as a “return to the concise Sixties-rock classicism and drive” of the group’s first two albums, 1976’s Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and 1978’s You’re Gonna Get It!

“I knew I wanted …read more

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