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The Jägermeister Music Tour

Hardcore, metal, hard rock and Goth metal fans living in the United States will already be familiar with the Jägermeister Music Tour. This exciting tour has already been taking place twice a year for the past six years and the tour this spring is set to be louder, heavier and darker than ever before. The tour is sponsored by Jägermeister liqueur, which many consider to be one of the top commercial supporters of this kind of music.

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Apple Celebrates Black Music Month

Hip-hop and R&B are two music genres that enjoy a sense of relaxed rhythm. It is this rhythm which flows through the listener and encourages movement and dance in a truly sensational way. This is just one aspect of the incredible musical heritage that has been given to the world by African-Americans. In celebration of this fact, June has been designated “Black Music Month” in the U.S. since 2002, although it was only last year that President George Bush made it official. The event aims to recognize the significant contribution that African-American singers, composers and musicians have made to the nation’s history. During the month a number of different events are organized and citizens are urged to revel in a variety of music genres, from hip-hop to gospel.

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Bo Diddley’s Lasting Legacy

Often credited with being a key figure in the transition from blues to rock and roll, Bo Diddley (30 December 1928 - 2 June 2008) introduced powerful rhythms and a hard-edged guitar sound to the music world, spanning the racial divide between black and white music lovers. Readily recognized for his black Stetson hat, dark-rimmed glasses and rectangular guitar, Bo Diddley’s innovative approach to music had a far-reaching influence on many of today’s music genres.

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Unforgettable Moments at Glasto

The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, more commonly referred to as Glastonbury or simply Glasto, is set to take place from 27 to 29 June 2008, and revelers can’t wait for the festivities to begin. Situated at Worthy Farm, between the villages of Pylle and Pilton east of the town of Glastonbury in Somerset, England, this event is considered to be the world’s largest greenfield music and performing arts festival, drawing musicians, performers and fans from far and wide to enjoy three days of fun and entertainment.

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South Park Music Tour 2008

One of the biggest music events to take place in Colorado this year is the 2008 South Park Music Tour. Presented by McGoon Productions, this massive music tour and music industry conference takes place in historic South Park each year. This year fans will be able to see more than 70 bands taking to the stage to strut their stuff over a period of four days. There will be music from virtually all music genres and you will be able to enjoy Indie, Metal, Alternative, Emo, Country, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Americana, Blue Grass, Hip-Hop, Funk, Reggae and much more.

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