If the weather is getting warmer, that means that the concert season is getting ready to heat up! 2019 is looking like one of the biggest concert years in recent memory, with tours by bands such as The Chainsmokers, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators and solo artists such as Ariana Grande, Jay-Z and Jennifer Lopez hitting the stage. And this isn’t even looking at the festivals like Coachella, Lollapalooza and the granddaddy of them all, Woodstock 50! Listen here to learn more about the upcoming 2019 summer concert season!
Cover songs – when an artists takes a popular song from another artist and interprets it in their own manner – have been a part of music for some time. But there are good and there are bad cover songs! In Part Two of our look at cover songs, we’ll take a look at both sides of that equation – including a one-time only musical foray by actor Richard Harris!
Being able to create a memorable song is one of the great desires of any musician, singer or songwriter. Having that song become a hit is another dream. But to have a song that becomes so iconic that it is covered by another artist? THAT is when you’ve really made it!
In Part One of a two-part series, the Renegades Radio Podcast will take a listen to some of the greatest songs of all-time and the artists who originally recorded them and those who covered the song. It promises to be an eclectic mix of artists as we enter the world of “cover songs.”
Before there was Elvis…before there was Chuck Berry…before Bill Haley “rocked around the clock”…there was Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Tharpe (an artist you will hear on the air here at Renegades Radio) was a legendary gospel/blues/soul artist who was legendary for her guitar playing style. Get to know the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee here!
As St. Patrick’s Day is Sunday, you can be sure that people will be swilling green beer (and the real Irish faithful, Irish whiskey), eating a crapload of corned beef and cabbage and pinching the naysayers who aren’t wearing green on the ass! There will also be some fantastic music played from many who call the Emerald Isle home…here’s a list of some of the greatest musical acts in the history of Irish rock!
Quite honestly, the band Filter hasn’t been on the radar screen of the music world since 1995 (anyone remember “Hey Man Nice Shot?”). But the decision by the Speaking Rock Casino management to cancel the band’s concert just hours before showtime – apparently over their views regarding the current elected leader of the States of America – is causing quite a ruckus. Check out the story here!