One of the most talented and successful female songwriters in history’s life story is now becoming a Broadway show and, very appropriately, a musical.
Carole King will join the ranks of Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and Barbra Streisand to be celebrated in January as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year.
To say there was massive interest in the concert thrown to benefit The One Fund Boston would be an understatement. When the show went on sale just under a month ago, tickets were gone in less than 5 minutes.
TONIGHT: Aerosmith, J. Geils Band, Carole King, James Taylor, Jimmy Buffett Play Boston Strong Concert
Tonight, a number of classic rock legends (and a few other artists) will perform at an all-star concert to benefit the victims of the Boston bombing.
Some of New England’s greatest musical exports are coming together for “Boston Strong: An Evening Of Support And Celebration,” a huge fundraiser to take place at Boston’s TD Garden on May 30. Tickets from the show will benefit the One Fund Boston, a foundation set up by Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick and Boston mayor Thomas Menino to help those most affected by the tragic events that occurred on April 15.
Cheech & Chong, Carole King Pay Tribute To Producer Lou Adler At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction
Lou Adler may have less name recognition than many of the other inductees, but his resume is impressive, which is evident by the caliber of artists who paid tribute to him at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony.
Lou Adler has had a long and enviable career in the music business over the past few decades, having worked with a laundry list of artists including Jan and Dean, the Mamas and the Papas, Carole King, Cheech and Chong, Spirit, the Grassroots and many others. And this month, Adler is being inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in the “non-performer” category.
The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony – set to take place at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on April 18 – has just added a lot of star power to its lineup, with Usher, director Spike Lee, Carole King, John Fogerty, Jackson Browne, Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell and Harry Belafonte just added to the program.
Carole King is coming to Broadway! Well, not Carole King exactly, but the story of her life in a biographical musical entitled Beautiful: The Carole King Musical which is currently slated to open on Broadway in the spring of 2014.
Kelly Clarkson took the GRAMMY stage not to sing one of her own songs, but instead to pay tribute to two legends.