Quick Hits: Rocklahoma, Prince's Estate, Big Sean, Shaky Knees Music Festival, Spoon
January 10, 2017

The lineup for the massive Rocklahoma festival has been announced. Set for May 26-28 in Pryor, OK and hosted by SiriusXM's Eddie Trunk, the event is headlined by Def Leppard, Soundgarden and The Offspring. Also on board are Stone Sour, Seether, Three Days Grace, The Cult, The Pretty Reckless and many, many more bands. The complete lineup can be found at www.rocklahoma.com.

Bravado, Universal Music Groupís merchandise and brand management company, announced today an agreement with the Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson to serve as the exclusive branding and licensing partner worldwide. With the agreement, Bravado will work closely with the Estate to manage retail and licensing endeavors for Princeís brand.
     Mat Vlasic, CEO of Bravado, said, "Princeís legendary performances, his unmistakable style and music, his incomparable artistry -- all continue to make a lasting impression on art, music, culture, design and fashion and will continue for generations to come. Iím thrilled the Estate has chosen Bravado to represent Prince. As the leading global provider of consumer, lifestyle and branding services to artists, Bravado will bring passion and energy to working with the Estate to create unmatched opportunities and ensure Prince continues to thrill fans and impact culture around the world."

Big Sean will hit the road this spring in support of his new album I Decided, due out February 3. The tour begins March 17 in Houston and winds up on April 20 in Miami. Additionally, the rapper will perform on Saturday Night Live later this month. Big Sean is the musical guest for the January 21 episode, which will be hosted by Aziz Ansari.

Atlanta's Shaky Knees Music Festival has revealed its lineup for the 2017 edition. The xx, LCD Soundsystem and Phoenix will headline the three-day event. Other artists on the bill include Cage the Elephant, Pixies, The Shins, X Ambassadors, Third Eye Blind, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Bleachers and many more. Shaky Knees runs from May 12.-14. See the full lineup at www.shakykneesfestival.com.

Indie rockers Spoon will release their anticipated new album this March. Frontman Britt Daniel revealed on SiriusXM that the record is titled Hot Thoughts. It is expected out on March 17 via Matador Records, though the date has not been officially confirmed.




 
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