Tour Announcements/Tour Dates

Queensryche Headlines Empire City Casino Summer Concert Series

6/20/2014 8:30am EDT
Queensryche
Queensryche is one of the classic rock bands you’ve seen on MTV in the 90s with their famous ballad, ‘Silent Lucidity’ from their commercially successful 1991 release, ‘Empire.’ They have sold 30 million albums worldwide and continue to play sold-out performances around the world. The current line-up is Michael Wilton (Guitar) Todd LaTorre (Vocals) Scott Rockenfield (Drums) Eddie Jackson (Bass) and Parker Lundgren (Guitar).

In an exclusive Starpulse interview, lead vocalist Todd LaTorre took time out from his busy schedule to speak with me by phone about the band’s upcoming concert at Empi...
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Song of the Day: 'Brill Bruisers' - The New Pornographers

6/12/2014 10:22am EDT
Song of the Day: 'Brill Bruisers' - The New Pornographers
Indie's greatest super group has finally returned after a long four year absence from the world, and "Brill Bruisers" is the perfect reminder of why the Canadian band "The New Pornographers" does power pop better than anyone else, period.

The track is filled with all of the signature AC Newman tricks, loud, brash guitar parts, intricately layered harmonies, and easily one of the catchiest choruses featured in a song this year.

Neko Case, Dan Bejar, and the whole of the group are also involved in this record, but it's clear that once again Newman is at the helm, and "Brill Bruisers" pro...
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'The Voice' News Roundup: Adam Levine's New Film Trailer

6/2/2014 12:20pm EDT
'The Voice' News Roundup: Adam Levine's New Film Trailer
It's only been about two weeks since Josh Kaufman was named champ of The Voice Season 6, but the show's coaches and alumni are already making offseason moves. We've compiled the notable happenings for you below in this first June edition of our The Voice news roundup.

Adam Levine's Feature Film Debut Is Almost Here

We're just a few weeks away from seeing coach Adam Levine make his acting debut. Begin Again, in which Adam plays musician Dave Kohl, has its limited release Friday, June 27 and then expands everywhere on July 11.

The cast also includes Keira Knightley as Dave's jilted girlfri...
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Dark Star Orchestra Haunts The Halls at The Capitol Theatre

5/16/2014 11:30am EDT
Dark Star Orchestra
Dark Star Orchestra, (DSO) a renowned Grateful Dead cover band, will play old fan favorites of The Grateful Dead’s songs for two nights this weekend, at the landmark Capitol Theatre in Port Chester on May 16 and 17. The ghost of The Grateful Dead and lead singer, Jerry Garcia will be revived at the Cap, an historic venue with a unique history. Members of original band played several times and was known as the late Garcia’s favorite rock palace. Owner Peter Shapiro, a Grateful Dead fan, wanted to pay homage to the Dead and Garcia by turning it into a Dead Head paradise with photos and memori...
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'The Voice' Roundup: Season 5 Finalists Perform, New Tour Info

5/14/2014 2:08pm EDT
'The Voice' Roundup: Season 5 Finalists Perform, New Tour Info
Just in time to promote their new singles - and the recently announced The Voice tour - the three finalists from Season 5 of the hit NBC show came back to its stage this week. BFTV caught up with Jacquie Lee and Will Champlin on Monday, and we've included the video of their performances as well as that of Season 5 winner Tessanne Chin in case you missed them. The songs are available on iTunes as well.

Jacquie spoke with us about being reunited with Tessanne and Will for the tour, which begins next month in San Antonio, Texas. "I've seen Tess and Will since [the end of Season 5]," she said,...
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Katy Perry Kicks Off Spectacular Prismatic World Tour In Northern Ireland - See Her Incredible Costumes!

5/8/2014 8:31am EDT
Katy Perry
Pop star Katy Perry made quite an impression during the opening night performance of her Prismatic World Tour in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Wednesday.

The singer made several costume changes and showed up on stage dangling from a clump of ballons, riding a horse statue in Egyptian regalia and donning a pink skintight catsuit. At one point she shared a pint with her Irish audience while wearing a sheer skirt.

Perry is also secretly giving away tickets to her tour - while undercover.

She told Britain's Seven Days magazine, "Sometimes, when we go bike riding the day before or the morning...
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Beyonce And Jay Z Announce 'On The Run' Joint Tour

4/28/2014 1:03pm EDT
Beyonce and Jay Z On The Run
Beyonce and her husband Jay Z have confirmed rumors they are going on a joint tour by announcing the On The Run summer tour.

Beyonce made the announcement by posting a tour poster to her website, which featured her and Jay Z wearing ski masks.

The tour's pre-sale tickets are available starting tomorrow morning for members of Beyonce's fan club. General pre-sale tickets are available May 1.

The first show is on June 25, meaning Beyonce will enjoy a brief three-month break from touring – she just finished her 132-concert Mrs. Carter Show World tour in March.

Current tour dates are below; ...
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ASIA’s ‘Heat Of The Moment’ With New Album ‘Gravitas’

4/21/2014 3:30pm EDT
ASIA’s ‘Heat Of The Moment’ With New Album ‘Gravitas’
British progressive 80s rock supergroup, ASIA is back with a brand new album, "Gravitas" (Frontiers Records) (derived from the Latin meaning ‘dignity.’) It’s currently available in four formats as a CD, the deluxe edition with the CD/DVD containing the music video for their track, ‘Valkyrie’ a CD with a bonus track and a special edition Japanese import.

Their last album, “XXX” was released last year.

Asia has announced U.S. fall tour dates in support of their new album with more dates expected to be announced soon! Their current lineup features John Wetton, (bass, vocals), Carl Palme...
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Styx Lawrence Gowan:'We're Pumped Up About The Soundtrack of Summer Tour!'

4/9/2014 11:35pm EDT
Styx
The Soundtrack of Summer Tour featuring, Styx, Foreigner and Don Felder is fast approaching and it's expected to be the ultimate rock and roll extravaganza of the summer season. The guys are teaming up with the 'Juke Box Heroes' and a former Eagle. They're all long-time friends.

Styx's current lineup features Lawrence Gowan, (keyboards, vocals), Tommy Shaw (lead guitar, vocals), James 'JY' Young (vocals, guitar) Todd Sucherman, (drums), Ricky Phillips, (bass) and occasionally their old friend and original bassist, Chuck Panozzo.

Styx's own lead-vocalist-keyboardist Lawrence Gowan spoke t...
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'The Voice 2014 Tour' Finally Revealed

4/9/2014 11:04am EDT
'The Voice 2014 Tour' Finally Revealed
After weeks of vague commercials and speculation, we now have most of the details about the upcoming The Voice summer tour, which was officially unveiled today.

All three Season 5 finalists - winner Tessanne Chin (Team Adam), runner-up Jacquie Lee (Team Christina) and second runner-up Will Champlin (Team Adam) - will participate, as will Season 1 runner-up Dia Frampton.

A fifth alumni will be added to the tour next month "by America via social media," specifics of which were not disclosed.

After the three finalists from the currently airing Season 6 are named, those three artists will al...
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