Tribute Band News

10 all-time classic bass guitar tones – and how to recreate them

By Joel McIver published 15 July 2023 Delving into some of the best low-end tones of all time If you’ve ever plugged in a bass guitar, a stack of effects pedals and an amp in order to emulate the tone of a classic bassline, you’ll know that it’s harder to nail it than you might… Read More

4 Money Moves to Make If Your Flight Is Canceled or Delayed

Your flight was just canceled. Now what? Unexpected disruptions can send even the most seasoned travelers into a frenzy. Happily, flight cancellations are less common these days. For the first three months of 2023, the cancellation rate among U.S. airlines was 1.7%, down from 4.1% for the same period in 2022, according to the latest… Read More

Fans Have A Hard Day’s Night During Opening Night At Concerts At The Park

Beatles fans in Santa Clarita kicked off Concerts in the Park this weekend. On Saturday night, Concerts in the Park kicked off its first concert with a Tribute to the Beatles as fans were singing and dancing the iconic songs featuring the performance of A Hard Day’s Night. “We just love the Beatles so much… Read More

Still Waiting on Your Passport? Here’s What You Can Do Now

The busy summer travel season is well underway, but many travelers planning to head abroad are stuck in limbo waiting for their new passport mere weeks – or even days – before their upcoming trip, putting their travel plans in jeopardy. As international travel demand has soared this year, the U.S. State Department is dealing… Read More

Untangling Hairball: How a Minnesota-based arena rock tribute band draws in millions each year

  It’s Wednesday morning, and Bobby Jensen is making final tweaks to his guillotines. His hanging devices and “things that blow up” have to look just right for his Friday night concert in Hastings. At Levee Park, Jensen’s band Hairball will play for the United Heroes League concert, which fundraises for military families. There, six… Read More

Grimes Partners With TuneCore to Distribute AI Songs Using Her Voice

TuneCore has announced a new partnership with Grimes and CreateSafe, an AI development studio, to distribute songs made by independent artists using Grimes’ ‘Elf.Tech’ AI voice model. The new partnership — which will split subsequent royalties made from the songs with the singer — is heralded by TuneCore as part of parent company Believe’s “wider… Read More

Just Can’t Get Enough: The Warring Depeche Mode Tribute Bands Of Los Angeles

  “Attn Talent Agents, Promoters, Venues, Clubs, and fans: Devotional Dave is no longer with Strangelove The Depeche Mode experience as of Feb 2018 – Any promotional audio-video recording or photographs promoting my image is not permitted and no longer affiliated with the band or brand of STRANGELOVE.”

Cow Palace to Host Eight Tribute Bands Over Two Nights

Rock again like we did back then! “Playing the Palace” a two-day tribute band music festival is all set to electrify the stage at the Cow Palace, Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23. “Playing the Palace” will showcase some of the best rock tribute bands in the region, celebrating the musical legacy of the Cow Palace and dedicated to… Read More

Tribute bands recreate past glories around the metro area this weekend

At the risk of irreverence, resurrection is one of the themes of this holiday weekend. What better time, then to check some tribute bands who are resurrecting the vintage music of acts that are still active as well as those no longer with us. To wit: • The Token Lounge in Westland rolls in the… Read More