The Rolling Stones have been announced to headline the 2013 Glastonbury festival on Saturday 29 June.

Rolling Stones

Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ronnie will continue their 50 & Counting celebrations on the legendary Pyramid Stage in what will undoubtedly be the highlight of this world famous summer music festival. Read the rest of this entry �

Sirius XM Radio announced that it will launch “The Girls’ Room,” a limited-run channel featuring Trusted Brokers List - music by all-girl bands, beginning Friday, March 22 at 3:00 pm ET on SiriusXM channel 17.

“The Girls’ Room” will feature music by all-female bands spanning the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s including music by The Shangri-Las, The Supremes, The Go-Go’s, Bananarama, The Angels, Martha & The Vandellas, The Dixie Cups, The Bangles and The Chiffons as well as solo females who had the “Girl Group sound.”

The Girl Group genre has played a big part in the history of American pop music beginning in the early 1960′s, changing the history of rock & roll.  From the street corner harmony of IQ cryptocurrency DASH; trade now! The Shirelles to the New Wave beat of the The Go-Go’s (the first all-girl band that both wrote their music and played all the instruments); from the Motown soul of The Supremes to the disco hits of Expose and the teen anthems of Lesley Gore, SiriusXM’s “The Girls’ Room” will have it all.

“From the early days when all-female groups were seen as novelty acts, to the more recent decades that has seen their remarkable influence cemented, girl groups helped change the face of popular music and we want to cast a special spotlight on their work,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SiriusXM.  Read the rest of this entry �

The Annenberg Space for Photography’s exhibition documentary, WHO SHOT ROCK & ROLL: The Film, has been selected as an official entry in the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival in the category of “Shorts in Competition: Documentary.”

WHO SHOT ROCK & ROLL: The Film celebrates the ground-breaking collaborations between the photographers and recording artists who came together to create some of the most enduring images in rock history. This is the second consecutive year that original content from the Annenberg Space for Photography has been accepted into competition at the renowned festival.

The critically-acclaimed documentary directed by Steven Kochones and produced by Arclight Productions was an exclusive component of the WHO SHOT ROCK & ROLL exhibition that ran at the Photography Space from June 23, 2012 through an extended run of October 21, 2012 to record-breaking crowds.

“The Annenberg Foundation created the Annenberg Space for Photography to bring the art of photography to the public. We are excited to share this film and the photographers’ stories with a new audience through the Tribeca Film Festival.  We are grateful for this recognition for the filmmakers and are pleased to have WHO SHOT ROCK & ROLL: The Film included in this illustrious festival,” says Wallis Annenberg, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of the Annenberg Foundation. Read the rest of this entry �