Welcome to the Future of Music History

Rock Library News

Beyoncé Announces Super Bowl Half-Time Gig

Tuesday October 16, 2012 Beyoncé posted a head shot of herself on her blog wearing eye black stickers (similar to those worn by professional football players)that read Feb 3 (under her right eye) and 2013 (under her left eye).

The date references this year's Super Bowl (the National Football League's Championship game) taking place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

Rolling Stones Announce London and New York Shows to Mark 50th Anniversary

October 15, 2012 The Rolling Stones released a nearly two minute video via their YouTube channel (youtube.com/therollingstones) announcing four shows to celebrate the band’s 50th Anniversary. The first two shows will take place at London’s O2 Arena on November 25 & 29. The Stones will also perform on December 13th and 15th at Newark's Prudential Center.

Michael Jackson's 54th Birthday

King of Pop Michael Jackson was born 54 years ago today in Gary, Indiana.  His three children, who live in California with his mother Katherine and cousin TJ serving as guardians, visited Gary today to remember their father who died June 25, 2009.

Remember The Time

"Beat It" from Thriller

BB King Homecoming Festival Indianola, MI

Wednesday, August 22nd Indianola, Mississippi will celebrate the annual B.B. King Homecoming Festival. The gates will open at noon and live blues music will start at 1PM.  The concert will take place on the west lawn of the B.B. King Museum.

Angry Birds Green Day Style

Rovio announced today a collaboration between Angry Birds and Green Day beginning with the launch of 10 new Green Day themed levels including three new pigs inspired by the band members: Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tre Cool.  “We’re all fans of Angry Birds,” said Armstrong.