Author Archives: Randi Scott

Ringo to the Rescue!

 He’s making a donation to the victims of the Las Vegas massacre. Ringo Starr will dedicate the October 13th opener of his next All-Starr Band Las Vegas residency and make a donation from his Lotus Fund to the recent shooting victims. His lineup again features Todd Rundgren, Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie, Richard Page, Warren Hamm and Gregg Bissonette, the longest serving All-Starr Band. They ... Read More »

Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Nominees…Bon Jovi

ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME: Nominees Are…    Nineteen acts are up for consideration. The nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2018 are, in alphabetical order: Bon Jovi Kate Bush The Cars Depeche Mode Dire Straits Eurythmics J. Geils Band Judas Priest LL Cool J MC5 Meters Moody Blues Radiohead Rage Against the Machine ... Read More »

It’s #NationalGolfDay!

It’s #NationalGolfDay. Ever get a hole in one? Where do you love to play in the valley? Do you go to the Phoenix Open to watch golf or party? Read More »

Music World ~ Tom Petty ~ Alice Cooper reacts…

Reactions to the death of Tom Petty continue to roll in. Here’s the latest batch: Alice Cooper: “Unfortunately I never got a chance to work with Tom Petty and I never properly got to know him, but he was always one of those artists everyone wanted to work with, myself included. It is so rare to find someone who commands ... Read More »

Bob Seger Postpones Tour

Bob Seger has pulled the plug on his Runaway Train tour after his doctor ordered him to seek treatment for an urgent medical issue concerning his vertebrae. Seger says, “I’m so disappointed to have to suspend the tour as the band is on a great roll. It’s a privilege to play for our amazing fans. Hoping to be back out ... Read More »

Sir Elton John on tragedy…

Elton John on the mass shooting in Las Vegas: “Las Vegas is like a second home to me. I’m utterly devastated by the tragedy of Sunday night’s shooting. My thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of everyone affected by this horrific act. And I continue to pray for a more peaceful and tolerant world.” Elton plays ... Read More »

Paul McCartney ~ “We’re going to celebrate the joy of life” …

Paul McCartney wrapped up his brief North American tour Monday night in Detroit, telling the sold-out crowd, “On such a terrible day, we’re going to celebrate the joy in life.” He now takes his tour to South America for five shows starting October 12th in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Source: Premiere Radio Prep *PICTURE CREDIT SOURCE: PAUL MCCARTNEY OFFICIAL TWITTER ACCOUNT* Read More »

Tom Petty’s Final Interview

Tom Petty‘s final interview has been posted online. He spoke with the Los Angeles Times on September 27th for an article about the end of the band’s 40th anniversary tour and what was coming next. The hour-long talk with writer Randy Lewis covered many topics: Petty thought the reception for the tour was the best they’d ever gotten. “This has ... Read More »

Leader of the Heartbreakers RIP

Tom Petty died Monday night, his manager confirmed. He led Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for 40 years and was also a member of The Traveling Wilburys. Petty, who went into cardiac arrest at his Malibu, California home Sunday night, was 66. He leaves his second wife, Dana, and two daughters by his first wife Jane: Adria and AnnaKim Violette. Tony Dimitriades, the longtime manager of Tom Petty ... Read More »

Music World Reacts to Tom Petty….

The music world is reacting to the sudden death of Tom Petty on Monday at the age of 66. Among them are: Bruce Springsteen: “Down here on E Street we’re devastated and heartbroken over the death of Tom Petty. Our hearts go out to his family and bandmates. I’ve always felt a deep kinship with his music. A great songwriter and performer, ... Read More »