Classics du Jour

Rolling Stones Release New Song ‘Living In a Ghost Town’

The Rolling Stones have released a brand new song, “Living In A Ghost Town” out today on streaming and digital platforms. Hear a clip of the track in the player below. “Living In a Ghost Town” was recorded in Los Angeles more than a year ago for an upcoming album, but the band felt it … Continue...
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CDJ Today: April 23 in Classic Rock

April 23, 2003 – Twisted Sister announce their reformation for their first tour in 16 years. The following month they kick off the tour on USO military bases in South Korea. April 23, 1963 – Bob Dylan performs his first major solo concert in New York City. Classic Rock Birthdays April 23, 1960 –...
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Bruce Springsteen to Headline Jersey 4 Jersey Benefit Tonight

Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi and Tony Bennett will participate in the Jersey 4 Jersey benefit event tonight, raising funds for the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund. Also making appearances are Danny DeVito, Whoopi Goldberg, Chelsea Handler and Jon Stewart, among others. The one-hour special event...
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Peter Frampton Cancels EU/UK Farewell Tour

Peter Frampton has canceled his upcoming tour of the UK and Europe due to COVID-19. The legendary guitarist announced the news on Twitter Tuesday, apologizing to fans and saying he “couldn’t be more disappointed”. Ticketholders are advised to be in touch with their point of purchase to receive a...
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The Who, Classic Rock

CDJ Today: April 22 in Classic Rock

April 22, 1976 – Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi debut their Blues Brothers act on Saturday Night Live. They play a cover of “Soul Man” by Sam & Dave, who they used as the basis for their characters. April 22, 1993 – The Who’s Tommy premieres on Broadway where it is performed 899 times until …...
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Bon Jovi Cancels Tour to Ensure Fans Receive a Refund

While the majority of artists set to tour this summer have announced postponements of their upcoming concert dates due to COVID-19, Bon Jovi is going one step further so that fans can get their money back. Rather than postponing, the band has officially canceled their summer tour with Bryan Adams,...
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CDJ Today: April 21 in Classic Rock

April 21, 1990 –Van Halen christen the opening night of their Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico with a live performance. Sammy Hagar would eventually buy out the rest of the band due to the club’s early financial failure. In later years, Cabo Wabo becomes a huge success. April 21, 2005 –...
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Joan Jett, Classic Rock

Joan Jett to Perform on Rolling Stone’s ‘In My Room’ Series This Friday

Joan Jett will perform on Rolling Stone Magazine’s “In My Room” IGTV Music Series this week. You can watch the performance, presented by Gibson, on Rolling Stone’s Instagram account here this Friday, April 24th at 3pm ET. Jett has also teamed up with Gibson and Rolling Stone to donate an...
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CDJ Today: April 20 in Classic Rock

April 20, 1971 – Five friends at San Rafael High School in California coin the term “4:20” as a euphemism for smoking pot so they could talk about their “activity” in front of their parents. April 20th becomes a popular day to spark one up, as does 4:20 pm… every day. April 20, 2011 – K.K. Downing...
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CDJ Today: April 19 in Classic Rock

April 19, 2014 – Stephen Pearcy leaves Ratt after performing with them for 30 years. He later rejoins. April 19, 1980 – R.E.M. performs their first concert as R.E.M. at the 11:11 Koffee Club in Athens, GA in front of about 150 people. The show ends around 2AM when police close it down due to the...
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