Ani DiFranco Allergic To Water (Righteous Babe/Music Allies) Blind Willies Everyday Is Judgment Day (Independent) Elliott Brood Work and Love (Paper Bag) JD & The Straight Shot "Violet's Song" (Independent) Jubilee Riots Penny Black (Independent) Karl W. Davis & The Sweetpeas It's High Time (Churchill-Nash) Kevin Kinsella Riding Higher Still (Independent) Lone Bellow "Then Came The Morning" (Descendant) Ludovico Einaudi Stanze (Independent) New Pornographers "Dancehall Domine" (Matador) Odessa "I Will Be There" (Chop Shop/Republic) Stars "No One Is Lost" (ATO) Trampled By Turtles "Hollow" (Banjodad/Thirty Tigers) Wayne Haught Fingers (Independent) Winterpills "One Day" (Signature Sounds)
KCSN's Fall Benefit Concerts KCSN/Northridge has announced the line-up for its annual Fall Benefit Concerts, which have been expanded to two nights this year. The 2014 Benefit Concerts at the Valley Performing Arts Center at California State University at Northridge, will feature performances by Sarah McLachlan and Laura Marling on Friday, December 5. The second night, Friday, December 12, Ryan Adams, Conor Oberst and David Gray will perform.
"KCSN's commitment to the music community is reflected in the great support of these artists," said Sky Daniels, GM/PD for KCSN. "We are excited to be able to have these artists perform in the crown jewel of concert venues in Los Angeles, the Valley Performing Arts Center."
Alpha Media To Purchase Buckley Broadcasting of California, LLC, Buckley Communications, Inc. Radio Stations Alpha Media of Portland, Oregon has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase radio stations from Buckley Broadcasting of California, LLC and Buckley Communications, Inc. Buckley Broadcasting and Buckley Communications own six radio stations; four stations located in Bakersfield, California which include KKBB, KLLY, KNZR-AM and KNZR-FMand two radio stations in Merced, California; KHTN and KUBB.
Larry Wilson, Chairman of Alpha Media will add the Buckley clusters to the seventy stations (which includes two under LMAs) currently in the Alpha Media portfolio when all pending deals are completed, bringing the total number of stations owned by Alpha Media to seventy-four. Commenting on the acquisition, Wilson said, “The Buckley clusters in California will be a great addition to the west coast footprint. Merced is a unique city with a thriving arts scene and adventurous community. As one of the fastest growing regions in the nation, Bakersfield is a rich and vibrant city full of live and local opportunities.”
Joseph Bilotta, President and CEO of Buckley Broadcasting and Communications said, “In Alpha we will pass the mantle and stewardship of our broadcast facilities in Bakersfield and Merced, CA. We have owned these wonderful stations for over 20+ years and our employees, audiences and advertising partners will benefit from the energy and considerable resources of this multi-dimensional media and entertainment company headed by Larry Wilson.”
This transaction will be filed with the Federal Communications Commission shortly and is subject to their approval.
The Who Hits 50! THE WHO HITS 50! tour will kick off its spring run on April 15 in Tampa, FL and include 20 stops throughout the east before wrapping May 30 in Forest Hills, NY. The fall leg will launch September 14 in San Diego, CA and begin with west coast dates throughout the U.S. and across Canada before concluding November 4 in Philadelphia, PA. Tickets go on sale to the general public on October 17 at 10 a.m at www.thewho.com. $1 from each ticket sold on THE WHO HITS 50! tour will benefit Teen Cancer America (www.teencanceramerica.org).
The classic songs fans can expect to hear on tour will appear on the band's forthcoming WHO HITS 50! collection, which is set for release on October 27. This is a definitive collection of The Who's greatest tracks, from their very first recordings as The High Numbers right up to the present day with the brand new track "Be Lucky," which is being released to coincide with the 50th anniversary tour.
"This is the beginning of the long goodbye," says Roger Daltrey of the upcoming tour.
Pink Floyd The Endless River
Lone Bellow Single Only-Lone Bellow
New Pornographers Brill Bruisers
Robert Plant Lullaby and The Ceaseless Roar
Damien Rice My Favourite Faded Fantasy
Ryan Adams Ryan Adams
Pax Am/Blue Note/Capitol
Lucinda Williams Down Where The Spirit Meets...
Spoon They Want My Soul
Robert Plant Lullaby and The Ceaseless Roar
Alt-J This is All Yours
Black Keys Turn Blue
Mike Doughty Stellar Motel
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Hypnotic Eye