Pearl Jam announces rescheduled 2021 European tour dates

Pearl Jam has rescheduled its previously-postponed 2020 European tour dates and has even added two shows to the itinerary. The band will spend June and July in Europe, kicking off the tour with a pair of shows in Amsterdam, Holland, June 16, 2021 and wrapping July 25 with a performance in the Czech Republic, at Prague’s O2 Arena. 

“We look forward to returning to Europe, pending these events can safely take place in Summer 2021,” the band said in a statement. “The safety and well-being of the band’s fans, crew and event staff continue to be a 

Megan Thee Stallion, One Direction in News Notes

Megan Thee Stallion is recovering after being shot multiple times in Los Angeles, California, early Sunday morning (July 12). She was allegedly shot outside a house in the Hollywood Hills by rapper Tony Lanez after hanging out in a pool with Lanez and Kylie Jenner

One Direction will celebrate their 10th anniversary July 23 with a new interactive website which will generate a mixtape for fans based on how they interact with the content. The band will also release new playlists of streaming sites, along with reformatted EPs containing rarities, B-sides, acoustic performances, remixes, and live recordings…

Rammstein has announced rescheduled stadium dates for 2021. The band postponed its 2020 dates due to the COVID-19 epidemic. The Washington, DC date has been canceled due to scheduling issues… 

In honor of Thursday night’s (July 16)  airing of the 30 Rock reunion special on NBC, the editors of Billboard have assembled The 8 Best Musical Moments of 30 Rock

Bush, Wu-Tang Clan in News Notes

Bush will celebrate the release of its new album, The Kingdom, with a virtual arena scheduled to take place Saturday (July 18), at 9 pm EST. The band will be streaming the show live from Los Angeles, California… 

Wu-TangClan has joined Cameo and will personalize a video for $360. “I’m proud to announce that the Wu-Tang Clan has joined Cameo, I know a lot of people out there, especially during this quarantine time, you can’t have access to your favorite artists, and sometimes you may want somebody to shout out some great inspiration to your family members,” RZA said…

Bikini Kill has rescheduled its reunion to tour to 2021. The band will kick off with European dates in May and June and then will hit North America in September, October, and November. Alice BagDonkey BugsLithicsXVCB Radio GorgeousMecca NormalH.C. McEntire, and Hurry Up will open on select dates..00

Judas Priest, Aerosmith cancel anniversary shows

Judas Priest, who had been scheduled to embark on a 50th anniversary tour in September 2020, have rescheduled the tour for 2021. The band has announced 14 rescheduled dates and 11 canceled with no makeup date. The band plans to add more shows to the tour and will announce them when the dates are finalized.  

Aerosmith has postponed its 50th anniversary show at Boston, Massachusetts’ Fenway Park from September 18, 2020, to September 14, 2021. Extreme was scheduled to open the show, but it’s unclear if they will open for Aerosmith’s 2021 date. 

Celine Dion, The Stooges in News Notes

Celine Dion has confirmed that she will resume her Courage world tour in 2021. She will resume the tour with the first of six nights in Paris, France, March 19. No rescheduled dates have been announced for North American dates that were halted as a result of the coronavirus outbreak…

Third Man Records will release a recording of final performance from the Stooges‘ original lineup, an August 8, 1970 performance at the Goose Lake festival in Michigan. The show will be released August 7…

Poison, Def Leppard in News Notes

Def LeppardPoisonMötley Crüe, and Joan Jett‘s summer stadium tour has been postponed to 2021 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Tickets for the shows will be honored at the rescheduled dates, which have yet to be announced… 

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes will hold New Jersey’s first drive-in concert at Monmouth Park racetrack, July 11. The concert will benefit the Count Basie Center for the Arts with portions going to the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund. Tickets will be priced at $150 per vehicle with a maximum of 1,000 vehicles at the show, and four people in each car…

Doobie Brothers, Bucky Baxter in News Notes

The Doobie Brothers have announced the postponement of their 53–date, 2020 tour with Michael McDonald. The tour, rescheduled for 2021, has shaved seven dates…

Bucky Baxter, legendary pedal steel guitarist who played more than 750 shows on Bob Dylan‘s Never Ending tour died Monday (May 25). He was 65…

Stone Pony Summer Stage cancels, reschedules, or postpones most of slate

Asbury Park, New Jersey’s outdoor Summer Stage has official canceled, postponed, or rescheduled all but three shows from its summer slate, with the remaining three expected to be dealt with soon. 

The only three shows not currently changed are the August 7 Dark Star Orchestra show, the August 14 Front Bottoms and Jimmy Eat World performance, and the September 5 show with Almost Queen, Unforgettble Fire, and Philadephia Freedom.

Bauhaus provides touring update

Bauhaus released a statement to fans regarding currently postponed shows. 

The group wrote, “Due to the pandemic, we are now entering a challenging phase when many listed shows will be labelled ‘postponed.’ We are however, looking at alternative dates for these performances. This situation is unprecedented and incredibly dynamic with a continually moving target. 

“We, the band and our team are working diligently to establish new time frames for the concerts, please note – ‘where possible’ original tickets will remain valid for the new dates.

“We thank you for your continued patience.


“Please keep safe and we look forward so very much to playing again as soon as it is possible to do so. Please keep an eye on all relevant sites and outlets for further and imminent announcements. 

“WE LOVE OUR AUDIENCE!”

Green Day, Nine Inch Nails in News Notes

Green DayWeezer, and Fall Out Boy have postponed their global Hella Mega Stadium Tour until summer 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tour had been scheduled to kick off in Paris, France, June 13. The Interrupters were scheduled to open the tour… 

Nine Inch Nails announced that it will be selling tour merchandise on its official website for a secret tour that had been planned but not announced to take place this fall. Band frontman Trent Reznor said that merchandise sales for already-created items would go to charity, benefiting food banks in the cities the band was planning to play…