ZZ TOP Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard That Little Ol’ Band From Texas Film

  That Little Ol’ Band From Texas Billy, Dusty   Michael Hepworth   By Jimmy Steinfeldt HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today)8/15/19–How do you squeeze 50 years into an hour and a half movie? ZZ Top has done it! One of the best music documentaries I’ve seen. With interviews by the three band members (Billy Gibbons, Dusty […]

Leon Redbone, whose musical style recalled an earlier era, crossed the delta today for that beautiful shore

      Michael Hepworth     HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 5/30/19/–It was announced by family members that singer/performer Leon Redbone, whose musical style recalled an earlier era, died earlier today.  Within the last few hours, a notice was posted on www.leonredbone.com that read as follows: “It is with heavy hearts we announce that early this morning, May 30th 2019, […]

54th Academy of Country Music Awards VETERANS CAMPAIGN SUPPORTED BY COUNTRY MUSIC ARTISTS

        Michael Hepworth   CUMULUS MEDIA AND WESTWOOD ONE NETWORK POWER VETERANS CAMPAIGN SUPPORTED BY COUNTRY MUSIC ARTISTS CARRIE UNDERWOOD, LUKE BRYAN, DIERKS BENTLEY, LADY ANTEBELLUM, LITTLE BIG TOWN, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, KANE BROWN, JUSTIN MOORE, MAREN MORRIS, CHRIS JANSON, CHRIS YOUNG & COLE SWINDELL  Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley + Tyler Hubbard; Dierks Bentley; Lady Antebellus’s […]

ZZ Tops “Sharp Dressed Man” a rock musical pulls into Las Vegas

  Dusty Hill, Prem Akkaraju, Frank Beard, Jason Gastwirth, Billy Gibbons, Carl Stubner Michael Hepworth   LAS VEGAS (Perfect Music Today) 5/21/19/– – Caesars Entertainment’s team led by Michael Gruber and Jason Gastwirth along with lead producers Carl Stubner and Prem Akkaraju are developing Sharp Dressed Man, a rock musical featuring ZZ Top hits. The show is expected […]

JOHN PRINE NOMINATED FOR TWO AWARDS AT THE 2019 AMERICANA AWARDS

  Michael Hepworth   JOHN PRINE NOMINATED FOR TWO AWARDS AT THE 2019 AMERICANA AWARDS   2019 SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE LIMITED EDITION VINYL FEATURING TYLER CHILDERS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER “THIS COUNTRY HAS NEVER NEEDED JOHN PRINE MORE.”—THE NEW YORK TIMES Acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer John Prine is nominated for two awards […]

New Book on Woodstock’s 50th Anniversary Offers Front-Row Seat to Greatest Concert in History

Back to Yasgur’s Farm By Mike Greenblatt     Michael Hepworth   New Book on Woodstock’s 50th Anniversary  Offers Front-Row Seat to Greatest Concert in History   STEVENS POINT, WI (Perfect Music Today) 5/14/19/– – The year was 1969. Richard Nixon was in the White House. Neil Armstrong was on the Moon. And revolution was […]

ZZ TOP EMBARKS ON 50th ANNIVERSARY U.S. TOUR THIS SUMMER/FALL

    Michael Hepworth     HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today)5/13/19/—Rock and Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top are celebrating their 50th year with a massive North American tour this summer. Kicking off the 50th Anniversary Tour August 16, the real Tres Hombres will play coast to coast and border to border.   Cheap Trick and Southern rock stalwarts Lynyrd Skynyrd will […]

THE JUSTUS BROTHERS ALBUM DEBUT THIS WEEK FROM MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL

The Justus Brothers (from left): Niko Lyras, Steve Potts, Dave Smith, Jason Clark, Pat Register      Michael Hepworth   Memphis (Perfect Music Today) 5/13/19—Friday of this week (May 10) marks the release of The Justus Brothers, the eponymously titled debut album from an all-star group of stellar Memphis musicians who have joined together to explore new horizons […]

THE ROLLING STONES ROCK AND ROLL CIRCUS 4K DOLBY VISION AND DOLBY

      Michael Hepworth   THE ROLLING STONES ROCK AND ROLL CIRCUS 4K DOLBY VISION AND DOLBY ATMOS RESTORATION & SOUNDTRACK TO BE RELEASED JUNE 7 FROM ABKCO Deluxe Edition Comes With Blu-ray/DVD/2CD; Soundtrack Available on Vinyl For First Time Ever and Includes Previously Unheard Tracks by Lennon-Richards-Clapton-Mitchell Supergroup The Dirty Mac   HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) […]

Jay Berine of Jay’s Longhorn Punk, and New Wave club Interviewed

  Elvis Costello   Jay Berine of Jay’s Longhorn Interviewed       Michael Hepworth By Jimmy Steinfeldt/Photography HOLLYWOOD (Perfect Music Today) 4/7/19/–Jimmy Steinfeldt: How does it make you feel when people compare Jay’s Longhorn to CBGB and Max’s Kansas City?   Jay Berine: I guess it’s somewhat of an honor to be considered in […]