Eric Clapton is mulling retirement, according to a report from Classic Rock magazine. The mag quoted Clapton on stage during a recent Japan show, seemingly giving a farewell address to the crowd: "I may not be able to come back again. I've been coming here for 40 years, since before some of you were born. It's the best place I've ever played. Thank you for having me."
This week, its a pair of tickets to see Grand Theatre's presentation of "Once on this Island" March 6th thru the 22nd, & a pair of tickets to Utah Opera's presentation of Turandot: March 15-23 at the Capitol Theatre!
Lady Gaga has been confirmed for a performance at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas at Stubb's outdoor stage on March 13. In order to gain entry, Gaga and sponsor Dorito have demanded that fans undertake a series of challenges. The challenges, dubbed Bold Missions, will be revealed via video in the days leading up to the performance.
Taylor Swift has been granted a restraining order against an alleged stalker. The man, Timothy Sweet, reportedly made threatening contact with Swift various times since 2011 and has also threatened her family. "If anyone in Taylor Swift's family gets killed, it is not my fault," reads one of the threatening statements made by the man, according to the court filing.
Jewel and Vince Gill are among the country artists to take the stage for the 22nd annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank. The five day fest takes over ten Nashville venues from March 25-29. Other acts confirmed for the festival include Rascal Flatts' Joe Don Rooney, Craig Campbell and Alabama's Teddy Gentry.