Music

Watch: Bruce Springsteen and Michael Stipe Join Patti Smith At Beacon Theatre— (Video)

      Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   “Springsteen on Broadway” has a rare off week, this week. But Bruce Springsteen made a guest appearance about 30 blocks uptown tonight, with Patti Smith at the Beacon Theatre. He joined Smith and her band for “Because the Night” and “People […]

The Glorious Corner: Tribeca Film Festival Picks, Doctor Who’s Matt Smith as Robert Mapplethorpe, Blue Note Records: ‘Beyond the Notes’ Documentary and More

    G.H. Harding TRIBECA TRAFFIC — Monday night we attended the premiere of the documentary on Blue Note Records, entitled Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes, directed and written by Sophie Huber. The soft-spoken Huber briefly introduced the presentation as it unspooled. For any die-hard jazz fan or friend, Blue Note was go-to label […]

Dwayne Johnson on Social Media: It’s a Relationship”

  Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   Dwayne Johnson has likened social media to a “relationship”. The ‘Rampage’ star is a big hit online on sites such as Twitter and Instagram and puts that down to “cultivating” it and working on it, like any relationship or friendship. He said: “Social […]

The Glorious Corner: Rufus Wainwright, Guitar Center Chain, Debbie Gibson and More

  G.H. Harding DEAR RUFUS — Very rarely have I ever seen an artist for the first time where I am completely and instantly captivated by his artistry and abilities. I was well aware of Rufus Wainwright, his unique lineage and even some experience with his music, but, that said, his show Friday night at […]

The Levels and Wake Me Up Star Avicii Passed Away

So sad… So young… Artist, DJ, and producer Tim Bergling aka Avicii has passed away at 28. A statement released by his publicist Diana Baron, confirmed: “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The […]

Watch Ariana Grande Make A Surprise Appearance at Coachella

    Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   Ariana Grande made a surprise appearance at Coachella to perform her new single. Ariana released “No Tears Left to Cry” on Friday, her first track since the tragic Manchester terror attack last year, and made her way to the music festival later […]

Bowie’s New York Subway Station Turns into Museum to Him

        Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   Displayed with permission from AFP David Bowie has taken over a subway station in his adopted home of New York, with images of the rock legend plastered throughout and commemorative fare cards issued in his honor. Concert photos figure on […]

The Glorious Corner: Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, Al Pacino, Tribeca Fest and More

  G.H. Harding  AMY & TINA DO SNL —Tina and Amy are back … sort of. NBC has announced the final two hosts of Saturday Night Live’s 43rd season. First up is Amy Schumer, who is set to return for her second hosting stint on May 12 with musical guest Kacey Musgraves. Then on May […]

MTV Video Music Awards return to New York in August

Radio City Music Hall in New York, where the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards will return and air live in August AFP / ANGELA WEISS The MTV Video Music Awards, the televised gala known for headline-grabbing performances and celebrity antics, will return to New York on August 20. The music and youth culture network made […]

The Glorious Corner: NYC’s B.B. King’s Shutters, Netflix’s ‘Stanger Things’, Monkees-Great Micky Dolenz Coming To East Coast Comic-Con and More!

G.H. Harding  BB KING’S SHUTTERS IN NYC — Although it’s been rumored for months, B. B. King’s NYC announced a final closing date of April 29, with a show from Buddy Guy. The hallowed club first opened on June 20, 2000 and B.B. King Blues Club & Grill did provide a wide array of fascinating shows. […]

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill Announces Final Run of Shows in Times Square Location

  Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   New York, NY – April 17, 2018 – After 18 years of hosting some of music and entertainment’s most revered names, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill has announced its final run of shows in its current Times Square location (237 W 42nd St). Due to escalating rent, the historic venue […]

‘David Bowie Is’ Dinner Series By The Norm at Brooklyn Museum

      Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   As a culinary complement to the Brooklyn Museum’s blockbuster David Bowie Is exhibition, The Norm, the museum’s full-service restaurant, will celebrate the life and career of the barrier-busting Bowie with four monthly dinners, starting April 22. The dinners will highlight the […]

Winners List: The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards

  Buy on Amazon, iTunes,  Barnes and Noble and other online book stores.       Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   Winners have been announced for the 53rdACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, which aired LIVE earlier this evening on the CBS Television Network from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in […]

Bruce Springsteen Dances With His 93-year-old Mom at Wonder Bar in Asbury Park

      Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook Bruce Springsteen danced with his 93-year-old mother Adele as she celebrated her birthday at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park on Sunday, but the evening was cut short when the venue lost power due to storms.

Eminem, Cardi B Tap Star Power at Coachella

Fans at the Coachella music festival in California taking in a performance Sunday by Eminem in one of his first concerts in a year AFP/File / Kyle Grillot     Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   Eminem and Cardi B may be at different stages of their careers, but the […]

The Glorious Corner:Radio Personality Art Bell and Two-Time Oscar Winner Czech Director Milos Forman Pass Away, Plus Last Two ‘Will & Grace’ Season Episodes and More

  G.H. Harding  BELL PASSES— From The Las Vegas Review Journal: He was awake when most of the country was asleep, cultivating a loyal following while sharing his fascination with the unexplained on his nighttime paranormal-themed show. For the better part of two decades, longtime late-night radio personality Art Bell was his own producer, engineer […]