All posts by Chris LeDrew

  • Photo Gallery: Tragically Hip at Salmon Festival

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 614 Over 30,000 people descended upon the small Newfoundland town of Grand Falls-Windsor on Saturday, July 13, to see the Eagles with a stellar supporting lineup of Canadian bands that included Matt Minglewood, Johnny Reid,...

    • Posted July 17, 2013
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  • One-on-One with Singer/Songwriter Willie Nile

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 180 New York singer/songwriter Willie Nile is turning the glorification of youth in music inside out. He’s 65 years old and his new album American Ride has hit #1 on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart, which typically...

    • Posted July 17, 2013
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  • Fortunate Ones

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 391 Here are some photos of Canadian acoustic folk-pop duo Fortunate Ones opening for The Waterboys at Holy Heart Theatre on Monday, July 15th. This Newfoundland duo is comprised of Andrew James O’Brien on guitar/vocals...

    • Posted July 17, 2013
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  • Concert Review: Eagles at Salmon Festival

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 282,650 Those who’ve seen the recent documentary History of the Eagles are now up to speed on the band’s exploits spanning their initial 1971-1980 run, followed by the 1994 Hell Freezes Over reunion and subsequent activity...

    • Posted July 15, 2013
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  • The Waterboys Announce Fall North American Tour

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 609      (Press Release from Conqueroo) NEW YORK, NY. — The Waterboys have confirmed a full slate of dates across North America in the fall. After touring Canada in July with a featured stop in Brooklyn,...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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  • Critical Praise for New John Fogerty Album (Tour Dates Announced)

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 113 “The result is some of the best new music Fogerty has made since, well, Creedence. His singing is strong and engaged, even scalding when he goes up against Kid Rock in ‘Born on the...

    • Posted July 8, 2013
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  • Willie Nile’s American Ride #1 on Billboard Heatseekers Chart

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 40 (Press Release) NEW YORK, N.Y. – Critically-acclaimed veteran New York singer/songwriter Willie Nile’s new album, American Ride, has debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers/Top New Artist Albums chart…not bad for an artist who just celebrated...

    • Posted July 8, 2013
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  • Steve Lukather to Tour with Peter Frampton’s Guitar Circus

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 525 (Press release from SKH Music. Photo Credit: Rob Shanahan)  Los Angeles — Steve Lukather will stay on the road following Toto’s European run of headline arena dates and festival appearances.  He’ll join the Frampton Guitar...

    • Posted July 2, 2013
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  • Skydiggers Release Canadiana Cover Album

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 75 (Press release from Killbeat Music) In celebration of 25 years together and in celebration of Canadian talent, Skydiggers’ new album No.1 Northern pays homage to the great Canadian songwriters who have left their mark on this country,...

    • Posted July 2, 2013
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  • New Black Sabbath Album “13”: First US # 1 for Band

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 34 “13” is proving to be a lucky number for Black Sabbath. OZZY OSBOURNE, TONY IOMMI and GEEZER BUTLER have scored their first-ever U.S. #1 release in the legendary band’s 45-year career with their album, 13.  Produced by Rick Rubin and released June 11 on Vertigo/Republic, the album...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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