Lady Gaga appears on the cover of the September 2014 issue of fashion mag Porter. The Mother Monster graces the black and white cover wearing no make up and a ruffled hair do. "It is often easy to forget that there is actually a young woman - and an exceptional musician - behind the wigs and the costumes, the hype and the theatricsm," added editor in chief Lucy Yeomans.
Van Morrison and Elvis Costello have been added to the list of headliners for this year's BluesFest. Morrison and Costello join a string of headline acts showcasing their blues roots, including Sheryl Crow and Georgie Fame. Costello noted: "I've waited a long, long time to share a bill with Georgie Fame. There is no better address to do it than Albert's Royal Hall."
Joe Don Rooney, guitarist for Rascal Flatts, has announced that he and his wife Tiffany Fallon are expecting a third child. The pair, speaking with People magazine, dished on the expectation. "We are so thrilled and feel so blessed to bring another little angel into our world," they said.
Stevie Nicks has been confirmed to perform at the upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony. Nicks will take part in a musical tribute to inductee Linda Ronstadt along with Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Carrie Underwood and Sheryl Crow. Speaking with Cleveland.com, Ronstadt said she never expected to be inducted into the HOF.