A Celebration Concert Marking David Bowie’s Life will feature Trent Reznor, Billy Corgan, Gavin Rossdale, Perry Farrell, Joe Elliot, and More!

To mark not only the birthday of Rock icon David Bowie, but five years since his untimely death from cancer, a legion of rock stars influences but the music giant will gather on January 8, 2021, for a concert. Mike Garson and producers Stacey Sher and Kerry Brown have joined forces with Rolling Live Studios to produce “A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!”, bringing together dozens of Bowie alumni band members spanning Bowie’s career from his 1969 self-titled album to his final album, “Blackstar”, along with many of the world’s most famous voices for a very special experience. The concert will feature performances from Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Billy Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins), Bowie’s good friend and Oscar-winning actor Gary Oldman, Gavin Rossdale (Bush), Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Joe Elliott (Def Leppard), Grammy-winning Singer Macy Gray, Ian Astbury (The Cult), Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), Gail Ann Dorsey (David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz), Bernard Fowler (The Rolling Stones), Corey Glover (Living Color), Tony-winning rocker Lena Hall, vocal phenom Judith Hill (Grammy winner for “20 Feet From Stardom”), and many more to be announced. Watch a trailer for the event here:

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Airbourne and Jesse Dayton added to Ramblin Man Fair

Spirit Of Rock Presents the 2019 Ramblin’ Man Fair just added two more names to its already impressive lineup. Acclaimed rockers Airbourne join the bill, along with young Country renegade Jesse Dayton. This is with a lineup already led by Foreigner, The Darkness, Black Stone Cherry, The Wildhearts, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Living Color, Anathema, Riverside, Beth Hart, Richie Kotzen, Orange Goblin, The Obsessed, Crobot and more! Ramblin man takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent UK on 19th, 20th& 21st July 2019.Continue reading

Video: Aerosmith Performs At Pro Football Hall Of Fame Festival


Aerosmith performed the last date of their “Blue Army” summer tour in the USA, as part of the close of the National Football League’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival and Concert For Legends. As part of the kickoff of a weekend that included the annual enshrinement of former NFL legends and the Hall of Fame Game, the league has now added a music and lifestyle festival at well. Opening the performance was Living Color, who appeared on a series of tour dates with the headliner. You can see fan-filmed video at this link or below:

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John Wesley To Tour With Flying Colours And Living Color, Joins Big Elf For Unique Run Of Dates


Progressive music guitar hero John Wesley is hitting the road touring with prog super-group Flying Colours, as well as Living Color this fall. In addition Wesley will join the ranks of another legendary prog band band, Big Elf, for a one-off tour starting with Progtoberfest in Chicago and continuing with European dates. Continuing to support his excellent solo album Disconnect (Inside Out Music) from earlier this year, Wesley continues thrill fans audiences in concert with his songcraft and musicianship.



From The Press Release:

Earlier this year John Wesley released his new studio album Disconnect, and now he has revealed that his band have been invited out on a European tour with Flying Colors (Neal Morse, Steve Morse, Casey McPherson, Dave LaRue, Mike Portnoy). Following this, they will also join Living Colour for a select few U.S. shows in December. John had this to say about the tour:
“I am really excited to finally be able to bring the band over to Europe for our first series of shows in support of “Disconnect”. I am looking forward to seeing and meeting all the fans and friends and getting back into some of my favorite cities. Hopefully this tour will open the door to many more shows in many more cities in the future.”

The full list of dates are as follows:

Flying Colours European dates:

Oct 7: Barcelona, Spain – Razzmatazz 2

Oct 8: Milan, Italy – Milan Live Club

Oct 9: Tilburg, Netherlands – 013

Oct 11: Frankfurt, Germany – Batschkapp

Oct 12: Pratteln, Switzerland – Z7

Oct 13: London, England – Islington Assembly Hall

Oct 14: Paris, France – Alhambra

Living Colour US dates:

Dec 10: Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle

Dec 12: Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room

Dec 13: St. Petersburg, FL – The State Theatre

Dec 14: Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade Atlanta

Not only that, but John will be joining Bigelf as a guest guitarist in October and November, starting with “Progtoberfest” in the US and continuing into Europe. Those dates can be found below:

Bigelf tour dates:

Oct 25: Chicago, IL – PROGTOBERFEST

Oct 29: Zoetermeer, Holland – Boerderij

Oct 30: Dortmund, Germany – Dortmund FZW

Nov 1: Pratteln, Switzerland – Z7

Nov 2: Frankfurt, Germany – Nachtleben

Nov 3: Munich, Germany – Strom

Nov 4: Milan, Italy – Legend Club

Nov 6: Barcelona, Spain – Razzmatazz 3

Nov 7: Madrid, Spain – Copernico

Nov 8: Bilbao, Spain – Sonora

Nov 14: Manchester, UK – The Deaf Institute

Nov 15: Gwynedd, North Wales, UK – Hard Rock Hell 7

Nov 17: Glasgow, UK – Cathouse

Nov 18: Wolverhampton, UK – Slade Rooms

Nov 19: London, UK – The Garage

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John Wesley Featured in Guitar Player Magazine:

Renowned music journalist Anil Prasad interviewed John for a 5-page feature in the October 2014 issue of Guitar Player Magazine. Alex Lifeson of RUSH contributed to the article, discussing Wesley’s music and how he came to be involved with Disconnect.

What People Have Been Saying About Disconnect:

he’s been hiding away too long” – Prog Magazine

gloriously turbulent axework” – Classic Rock
“it’s time for John Wesley to receive the proper artistic recognition and praise he so rightly deserves.” – Powerplay

a feast of wonderful guitar sounds and breaks, plus stunningly expressive extended solos” – Total Guitar
An official video for the title track ‘Disconnect’ can be viewed here:

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