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Credit: Eleanor StillsThe Rides, Stephen Stills' blues-rock project with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and ex-Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg, return with their second album, Pierced Arrow, next week.

In advance of the record's May 6 release, the band has shared the lead track, "Kick Out of It," online at The Huffington Post.

The mid-tempo rock tune is highlighted by some blazing guitar work from Stills and Shepherd and Stephen's attitude-heavy vocals.

"This song is authentic rock 'n' roll at its best," Shepherd tells The Huffington Post. "This is the first song we wrote together for this record and it really set the tone for the entire album. It's vintage Stephen Stills. The song idea was conceived decades ago and was finished with The Rides."

Pierced Arrow is the follow-up to the band's 2013 debut, Can't Get Enough. The Rides' lineup also features longtime Crosby, Stills & Nash touring bassist Kevin McCormick and drummer Chris Layton, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015 as a member of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble.

The Rides will launch a U.S. tour in support of Pierced Arrow this Monday, May 2, in Burnsville, Minnesota. The trek currently is mapped out through a June 5 concert in Riverside, California.

Here of all of the group's confirmed tour dates, according to TheRidesBand.com:

5/2 -- Burnsville, MN, Ames Center
5/3 -- Milwaukee, WI, Pabst Theater
5/5 -- Springfield, IL, Sangamon Auditorium
5/6 -- Ann Arbor, MI, Michigan Theater
5/8 -- Merrillville, IN, Star Plaza Theatre
5/9 -- Munhall, PA, Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall
5/11 -- Englewood, NJ, Bergen Performing Arts Center
5/12 -- New York, NY, Town Hall
5/13 -- Kingston, NY, UPAC
5/15 -- Bethlehem, PA, Sand Bethlehem Events Center
5/17 -- Boston, MA, Wilbur Theater
5/18 -- Providence, RI, Lupo's
5/21 -- Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Pantages Theatre
6/1 -- San Diego, CA, Balboa Theater
6/2 -- Berkeley, CA, UC Theatre
6/4 -- Scottsdale, AZ, Talking Stick Resort
6/5 -- Riverside, CA, Fox PAC

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RhinoHere it comes! You can check out The Monkees' new single, "She Makes Me Laugh," via a lyrics video that premiered Thursday on RollingStone.com. The upbeat, poppy tune was written by Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo, and is the lead track off of the famed 1960s group's upcoming studio album, Good Times!, which will be released on May 27.

The video appears to bounce around to different frames from a vintage Monkees comic book, as the lyrics appear in speech bubbles alongside the band's members.

While "She Makes Me Laugh" is very reminiscent of classic Monkees tunes, with its jangly 12-string guitar riffs and melodic vocals from Micky Dolenz, Cuomo's contribution is definitely felt in lyrics like "We'll have a dinner date tonight and play some scrabble with the guys, and wear our pink party hats."

"I'm super stoked to be writing a song for the Monkees," says Cuomo in the album's liner notes. "I've always identified with their musical aesthetic -- the chord changes and melodies."

Surviving Monkees members Dolenz, Peter Tork and Michael Nesmith all contributed their musical and songwriting talents to Good Times! The album also includes vintage songs written by Harry Nilsson, Neil Diamond, Carole King & Gerry Goffin and Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart, and new tunes penned by Oasis' Noel Gallagher and The Jam's Paul Weller, XTC's Andy Partridge, Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard and Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger.

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BillboardAs Prince continues to dominate the Billboard charts a week after his death, Billboard pays tribute to the late musical genius with a special issue dedicated to his memory.

The issue features an extensive look back at his career -- including his defining Dirty Mind album, his iconic Purple Rain style and his many female muses. Billboard also includes some of Prince's quirkiest stories and quotes, plus reactions from his former flame Sheila E., comedian Tracy Morgan and producer Jimmy Jam.

Morgan recounts how Prince's song "Condition of the Heart" helped him cope with his father's death, and he credits Prince's music for teaching him "how to be gentle" with a woman. He also says that after seeing Prince up close, "I turned gay for about five seconds."

Sheila E. reflects that she and Prince "always loved each other" and Jimmy Jam says Prince's "talent was singular, second to nobody."

The musician died last Thursday at the age of 57. A cause of death has not yet been revealed.

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Courtesy of Live NationJoan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick are among several music acts that will perform at Live Nation's second annual National Concert Day Show, which will be held Tuesday, May 3, at Irving Plaza in New York City.

The National Concert Day event serves to promote the summer concert season and celebrates the artists who will be hitting the road this year.

The show also will feature performances by country singer Dierks Bentley, rap star Wiz Khalifa and other as-yet-unannounced artists. In addition, a variety of musicians will be attending the event, including Bad Company's Simon Kirke. Hoda Kotb of NBC's Today show will host the event, which will be streamed live at LiveNation.com/ConcertDay16.

All of the aforemenioned artists attending the National Concert Day Show will be launching their own tours this summer. For example, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick will be teaming up with Heart for the Rock Hall Three for All trek, kicking off July 14 in Clarkston, Michigan.

In conjunction with the launch of the summer concert season, Live Nation also will be offering special $20 tickets to hundreds of shows. The tickets will be available from May 13 through May 20. More details will be announced soon at LiveNation.com and Live Nation's social media pages. Also, as part of a partnership with Pringles, Live Nation is giving concertgoers the chance to buy four tickets for the price of three by visiting LiveNation.com/Pringles.

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Atlantic RecordsPhil Collins' ongoing "Take a Look at Me Now" campaign, which finds the former Genesis star reissuing all of his solo albums with unreleased bonus tracks, is wrapping up June 10 with the release of deluxe editions of ....But Seriously and Going Back, the latter now retitled The Essential Going Back.

1989's ...But Seriously included the smash hit "Another Day in Paradise," and topped the Billboard chart for four weeks. Going Back, which came out in 2010, was his first new album since 2002's Testify, and featured the singer/drummer interpreting Motown classics from artists like Stevie Wonder, The Temptations and Smokey Robinson.

"I decided to call this version of Going Back The Essential Going Back," Collins says in a statement. "In retrospect, I included too much music on the original version, and I believe that too much is not always a good thing. Hence this trimmed-down selection of my favorite Motown songs."

As with all of the reissues, both albums include a second disc featuring demos, live recordings and B-sides.

Here are the track listings:

...But Seriously

Original Album Remastered

"Hang In Long Enough"
"That's Just the Way It Is"
"Do You Remember?"
"Something Happened on the Way to Heaven"
"Colours"
"I Wish It Would Rain Down"
"Another Day in Paradise"
"Heat on the Street"
"All of My Life"
"Saturday Night and Sunday Morning"
"Father to Son"
"Find a Way to My Heart"      

Bonus Disc

"Hang In Long Enough" (Live)*
"Something Happened on the Way to Heaven" (Live)*
"Colours" (Live)*
"Saturday Night and Sunday Morning" (Live)*
"Always" (Live)*
"Find a Way to My Heart" (Live)*
"That's How I Feel" (B-side)
"You've Been In Love (That Little Bit Too Long)" (B-side)
"Another Day in Paradise" (Demo)
"That's Just the Way It Is" (Demo)
"I Wish It Would Rain Down" (Demo)
"Hang In Long Enough" (Demo)
"Do You Remember?" (Demo)

The Essential Going Back

Original Album Remastered

"Going Back"
"Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)"
"(Love Is Like a) Heatwave"
"Some of Your Lovin'"
"Going to a Go-Go"
"Papa Was a Rolling Stone"
"Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever"
"Something About You"
"Talkin' About My Baby"
"Do I Love You"
"Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer"
"Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me for a Little While)"  
"Too Many Fish in the Sea"
"Uptight (Everything's Alright)"    

Bonus Disc

"Signed Sealed Delivered (I'm Yours) -- Intro" (Live)*
"Ain't Too Proud to Beg" (Live)*
"Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)" (Live)*
"Dancing in the Street" (Live)*
"(Love Is Like a) Heatwave" (Live)*
"Papa Was a Rolling Stone" (Live)*
"Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer" (Live)*
"Talkin' Bout My Baby" (Live)*
"Do I Love You" (Live)*
"Ain't That Peculiar" (Live)*
"Too Many Fish in the Sea" (Live)*
"You Really Got a Hold on Me" (Live)*
"Something About You" (Live)*
"Uptight (Everything's Alright)" (Live)*
"My Girl" (Live)*
"Going Back" (Live)*

* = previously unreleased on CD.

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Credit: Ross HalfinAerosmith has confirmed its first U.S. concert performance of 2016, a September 16 headlining appearance at the second annual KAABOO Del Mar Festival, which will be held at the Del Mar Racetrack & Fairgrounds in San Diego. The three-day event, which runs September 16-18, also will feature Jimmy Buffett, Hall & Oates, Gregg Allman, Lenny Kravitz, Third Eye Blind, The Goo Goo Dolls, Blues Traveler, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms and many other acts.

In addition, the festival's lineup boasts several well-known comedians, including Dana Carvey, Janeane Garofalo, Darrell Hammond, Jeff Ross and the cast of the HBO series Silicon Valley. The fest also will offer contemporary art displays, food, a selection of alcoholic beverages and more.

Meanwhile, Aerosmith also has announced a trio of concerts in Brazil this October. The shows are scheduled for October 11 in Porto Alegre, October 15 in Sao Paulo and October 21 in Recife.

In related news, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler has lined up a June 15 headlining performance at the inaugural LaconiaFest, a nine-day motorcycle and music festival running from June 11 to June 19 in Laconia, New Hampshire. Tyler joins a previously announced lineup that includes Poison's Bret Michaels, Ted Nugent, Lita Ford, Warrant, Trixter and L.A. Guns.

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Mike Coppola/Getty ImageOn his show Wednesday night, Jimmy Kimmel welcomed John Mellencamp ahead of his being presented with ASCAP's prestigious Founders Award at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles Wednesday evening.

The singer-songwriter brought a special guest to Kimmel's stage -- his cute granddaughter.

Sitting and swaying in the chair next to Mellencamp -- so much so that he eventually told her to sit with him in his seat -- the little girl couldn't name any of her granddad's songs, but sang along with the audience on the chorus to "Jack & Diane," which grandpa (or Old Man, as she calls him) sang to close out the show. Incidentally, Mellencamp admitted beforehand that the fan favorite was one of those he no longer likes playing in concert, but made an exception for the Kimmel appearance. 

Mellencamp also reminisced about working and hanging out with Bob Dylan, who is a prior ASCAP Founders Award winner. "He's the funniest guy I ever met," Mellencamp said of the music legend. "He's got a great sense of humor...He teases -- that's what he and I do: we smoke together and tease each other."

Mellencamp's Plain Spoken tour resumes October 11 in Worcester, Massachusetts. 

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Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesABC News has learned prescription drugs were found in Prince's possession and at his home the day he died.

It's still too early to know if the drugs had anything to do with his death. However, the Carver County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota has contacted the Drug Enforcement Administration about helping with the investigation, if needed.

If the drugs are found to be a factor, the DEA would then get involved. The DEA routinely assists local authorities in investigations involving prescription drugs.

Prince died last Thursday at his Paisley Park home in Chanhassen, Minnesota, at the age of 57. An autopsy was completed Friday, but a cause of death has not yet been revealed. The results of toxicology tests might take weeks.

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Courtesy of MSO PRThe Who will continue its tradition of raising money for charity with special concert events by headlining an intimate private show on May 31 in Los Angeles to raise funds for UCLA Health Autism Treatment Program and Teen Cancer America.

The concert, dubbed "Who Cares About the Next Generation," also will feature performances by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder.

In addition, the event will include a live auction hosted by celebrity auctioneer Howie Mandel, and will feature a number of special guests, including KISS singer Paul Stanley and comic actor David Spade.

In advance of the fundraiser, an online silent auction has been launched that offers a variety of VIP experiences, luxury vacation packages and autographed rock memorabilia. Among the items up for bid are guitars signed by The Who, Cream, The Eagles, Jett, Slash, Joe Walsh, Richie Sambora and Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen.

The "Who Cares About the Next Generation" event takes place just after The Who winds down the current North American leg of its 50th anniversary tour. The latest series of dates kicked off last night in Toronto, and wraps up May 29 in Las Vegas. Check out the group's full itinerary at TheWho.com.

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Courtesy of Business WireElton John and Lady Gaga have collaborated several times musically. Now they're teaming up on the fashion front to raise money for a good cause.

Elton and Gaga are launching Love Bravery, a limited-edition line of clothing and accessories that will be available exclusively at Macy's this spring, and globally later this year. Twenty-five percent of the purchase price benefits both John's AIDS Foundation and Gaga's Born This Way Foundation.

The line includes everything from shirts, sweats and outerwear to backpacks, scarves, key chains, water bottles and skateboards. Some of the motifs include piano keys, guitars, microphones, platform shoes, sunglasses and hearts.

"I love the idea of fusing who you are on the inside -- your passions and dreams -- with what you wear on the outside," says Elton in a statement. "Love Bravery is about the compassion on the inside to understand someone’s fears, and the bravery on the outside to stand up for them, and for yourself: to accept others for who they are and to be who you want to be."

Adds Gaga, "We need to make the world a kinder and braver place where men and women everywhere are empowered to live with compassion. That's what Born This Way Foundation is all about, that’s what the Elton John AIDS Foundation is all about, and that's what Love Bravery is all about."

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Rhino; Warner Bros.Prince will continue his reign over the Billboard charts for the second straight week. According to Billboard, industry insiders predict the late music icon could have five albums in the top 10 on next week's Billboard 200 chart.

This week, Prince's 2001 compilation album The Very Best of Prince took the number-one spot on the chart, with the Purple Rain soundtrack ranking second. Those two are also expected to chart high next week, along with two more of his greatest-hits albums -- The Hits/The B-Sides and Ultimate -- and his 1982 album, 1999.

The Very Best of Prince is estimated to sell more than 200,000 copies in week two, with a total equivalent album unit figure of more than 350,000. It's likely to get knocked out of the top spot by Beyonce's Lemonade, which was released on April 23.

The new chart, dated May 14, will reflect the tracking week ending April 28 -- the first full chart week following Prince's death on April 21. It will be revealed on Sunday, May 1.

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Credit: Jay GilbertFounding KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has unleashed an official video for his rendition of the 1970 Free tune "Fire and Water," which appears on his recently released solo album Origins, Vol. 1. The track and video reunite Frehley with his former KISS band mate Paul Stanley.

The clip marks the first time that the two Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have performed together since KISS' 2002 appearance at the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. The video begins with a scene showing Stanley approaching Frehley in an alleyway. After greeting each other with a handshake and a hug, Paul asks Ace how he's doing, to which the guitar legend answers, "I'm great." Stanley then asks, "So how long has it been?" and Frehley responds, "Too many years." Paul proceeds to ask, "Think we got it?" and Ace declares, "We still got it."

The scene then shifts to a soundstage, where Stanley, Frehley and Ace's backing band are shown rocking out to "Fire and Water." While Frehley wails away during the song's extended solo, one of his guitar pickups begins to glow and smoke pours out from it.

You can watch the video now at Frehley's official VEVO channel.

Origins, Vol. 1 is a 12-track album that features Frehley's interpretations of songs by various artists that influenced and inspired him, including Cream, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Thin Lizzy, The Kinks, Steppenwolf, Free and, yes, KISS. In addition to Stanley, a number of other famous rockers lent their talents to the record, including Slash, Lita Ford and Pearl Jam's Mike McCready.

The album was released on April 15, and debuted at #23 on the Billboard 200 chart and at #4 on the Top Rock Albums tally.

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Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesAfter much speculation, a Minnesota judge has now determined that Prince died "intestate" or without a will, which means his sister and five surviving half-siblings stand to inherit his multimillion dollar estate.

The Carver County probate judge appointed Bremer Trust as special administrator of the late musician's estate, following an informal telephone conference Wednesday with some of his possible heirs.

Prince's sister, Tyka Nelson, who attended the hearing, filed paperwork on Tuesday asking for the appointment of a special administrator, stating that she did not believe her late brother had a will and that decisions about his business interests needed to be made.

For the next six months or until a personal representative is appointed, Bremer will manage and supervise Prince's assets and determine his heirs.

Another possible heir, Prince's half sibling Omarr Baker, also attended Wednesday's hearing.

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Led Zeppelin in 1973 (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)Attorneys representing late rocker Randy California are offering to settle a potentially lucrative copyright-infringement lawsuit brought against Led Zeppelin over the band's classic song "Stairway to Heaven" for just one dollar -- but there's a catch.

According to Bloomberg News, the lawyers are asking for Robert Plant and Jimmy Page to give California a writing credit on the tune, in exchange for foregoing a court trial that currently is scheduled to start on May 10 in Los Angeles.

The songwriting credit would result in California's estate being entitled to a share of future earnings that "Stairway to Heaven" brings in, and also may mean that the estate could be in line for a percentage of back royalties.

"It's always been about credit where credit is due," said attorney Francis Alexander Malofiy at a pre-trial hearing held Monday in L.A. The lawsuit, which Malofiy filed on behalf of the administrator of California's trust, claims that the opening riff of "Stairway to Heaven" was based on a guitar part from "Taurus," a song by Randy's old band Spirit.

Lawyers for Led Zeppelin contend that the band members should not be liable for copyright infringement because the riffs of "Stairway to Heaven" and "Taurus" both feature a musical structure that has commonly appeared in songs for centuries.

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Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney can now cross Grand Rapids, Michigan, off the list of places he's never played before. The former Beatle has just announced his first-ever show in the city, taking place on August 15 at Van Andel Arena.

Tickets for the concert will go on sale to the public beginning Monday, May 2, at 10 a.m. ET at the Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place box offices, as well as via Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-30001-800-745-3000 FREE. Ticketmaster.com will offer a pre-sale starting Thursday, April 28, at 8 a.m. ET; tickets can be accessed by using the password 1ON1WITHPAUL. American Express card members also will be able to purchase pre-sale tickets, beginning Thursday at 10 a.m. ET.

The Grand Rapids show is the third gig McCartney has announced in the past week, along with a July 17 gig at Boston's famous Fenway Park and a second date at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Center on August 18, one day after his previously scheduled Cleveland performance.

The North American leg of McCartney's One on One tour kicked off on April 13 in Fresno, California. His next show will be held this Saturday, April 30, in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Here are all of Sir Paul's upcoming North American gigs:

4/30 -- Little Rock, AR, Verizon Arena
5/2 -- Sioux Falls, SD, Denny Sanford Premier Center
5/4 -- Minneapolis, MN, Target Center
5/5 -- Minneapolis, MN, Target Center
7/8 -- Milwaukee, WI, SummerFest
7/10 -- Cincinnati, OH, US Bank Arena
7/12 -- Philadelphia, PA, Citizens Bank Park
7/17 -- Boston, MA, Fenway Park
7/19 -- Hershey, PA, Hersheypark Stadium
7/21 -- Hamilton, ON, Canada, FirstOntario Centre
8/7 -- East Rutherford, NJ, MetLife Stadium
8/9 -- Washington, D.C., Verizon Center
8/13 -- St. Louis, MO, Busch Stadium
8/15 -- Grand Rapids, MI, Van Andel Arena
8/17 -- Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Center
8/18 -- Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Center

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StarVista LIVEIn the wake of the inaugural edition of the 1960s-themed Flower Power Cruise, which took place in late February and early March, comes word the initial lineup of a 2017 installment of the music extravaganza has been announced. Among the artists who will take part  are The Monkees' Micky Dolenz, Three Dog Night, The Lovin' Spoonful, The Family Stone, The Fifth Dimension, and Eric Burdon and The Animals.

The seagoing music fest set sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, February 27 and will visit Falmouth, Jamaica, and Nassau in The Bahamas before returning to port on March 4. Other confirmed acts on board include Chad & Jeremy, Spencer Davis, Rare Earth, The Yardbirds, and Vanilla Fudge, while more artists will be added to the lineup in the coming weeks.

This year's cruise will feature more than 20 live performances, as well as a variety of special events and activities, including panel discussions, trivia contests, wine-tasting sessions, karaoke, game shows and themed events, including a "Make Love Not War" vow renewal ceremony for married couples.

Book your cabin or find out more at FlowerPowerCruise.com, or call 844-700-3569.

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Neil Lupin/RedfernsThe cause of Prince's sudden death last Thursday at age 57 has yet to be revealed, but sources tell People magazine the entertainer once had a history of using the prescription painkiller Percocet.

Prince's longtime lawyer, L. Londell McMillan, however, has insisted that the singer was "not on any drugs that would be cause for concern."

Though the performer was thought to have avoided recreational drugs, sources tell the entertainment magazine that he may have used the highly addictive drug to treat ongoing pain from his years of onstage performances, which had begun to take a toll on his body.

"His hip bothered him from jumping off risers for 20 years," musician and ex-girlfriend Sheila E. tells People.

Surgery may not have been an option for Prince, who was a Jehovah's Witness, the magazine suggests, since the religion prohibits its followers from accepting blood transfusions.

Meanwhile, Brown Mark, a former member of Prince's band The Revolution, posted a video on his Facebook page revealing that he and fellow bandmates Bobby Z., Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman and Matt "Doctor" Fink will reunite for tribute shows later this year in honor of the late entertainer.

"We have decided after spending three or four days together now grieving over the loss of Prince that we would like to come out and do some shows," Melvoin said on behalf of the band. "We want to let you know that we'll be there soon, so we want to let you know now."

No official schedule or locations have been announced.

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Credit: Danny O'ConnorTodd Rundgren kicks off a North American spring tour tonight in Napa, California, that will take him across the continent during the next month. In recent years, the eclectic singer/songwriter has presented his music live in a variety of ways, including performing with just a DJ and two dancers while supporting his electronica-influenced 2015 album Global, but Rundgren says that the new trek will feature him playing "more familiar material" and in a way that will be more recognizable to fans.

Rundgren tells ABC Radio that with the shows, which are dubbed "An Evening with Todd Rundgren," he gives his audience a chance "to take a breather, because I'm always doing something kind of unusual or I'm promoting a new record and they don't always get to hear the so-called greatest hits that they sometimes come to hear."

Todd also explains, "Sometimes I like to take the old material and rework it so that it fits in with whatever it is I'm doing, and so, I am technically playing the songs they want to hear but not necessarily the way they want to hear them. This is the way they want to hear them. If you have a tendency to complain after the shows, this is the one you want to come see."

Rundgren says another interesting aspect of this trek is that he plans to play a different set every night.

"We've got a master list of about 50 songs, and about an hour before the show I come up with a set list," he points out. "So, if people are following us around and watching several shows in a row they won't see the same show."

Rundgren will be accompanied on the tour by his longtime backing band, which includes bassist Kasim Sulton, drummer Prairie Prince, guitarist Jesse Gress and keyboardist John Ferenzik.

After his solo tour winds down at the end of May, Rundgren will once again hit the road as a member of Ringo Starr's All Starr Band, something he's been doing regularly since 2012. He tells ABC Radio that following the All Starr Band outing, which runs from June 3 to July 2, he probably won't be doing any more touring for the remainder of 2016.

Here are all of the dates for Rundgren's spring solo tour:

4/27 -- Napa, CA, Uptown Napa Theater
4/28 -- Monterey, CA, Golden State Theater
4/30 -- Vancouver, BC, Canada, Vancouver Playhouse
5/1 -- Snoqualmie, WA, Snoqualmie Casino-Ballroom
5/4 -- Pasadena, CA, The Rose
5/5 -- Agoura Hills, CA, The Canyon Club
5/7 -- Las Vegas, NV, The Foundry
5/8 -- Phoenix, AZ, Celebrity Theater
5/10 -- Austin, TX, 3TEN at ACL Live
5/12 -- St. Charles, IL, Arcada Theatre
5/13 -- Carmel, IN, The Center for Performing Arts
5/14 -- Saginaw, MI, Red Room at the Dow
5/16 -- Kent, OH, Kent Stage
5/17 -- Kent, OH, Kent Stage
5/19 -- North Tonawanda, NY, Riviera Theater
5/20 -- Greenwich, RI, Greenwich Odeum
5/21 -- Princeton, NJ, McCarter Theatre
5/23 -- Sellersville, PA, Sellersville Theatre
5/24 -- Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Bowl
5/26 -- Newton, NJ, Newton Theatre
5/27 -- Newark, NJ, NJPAC
5/29 -- Pawling, NY, Daryl's House Backyard
5/30 -- Pawling, NY, Daryl's House Backyard

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Warner Bros.The Purple Rain continues to pour. Prince’s 1984 rock musical will expand to more AMC theater locations on Friday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Purple Rain initially returned to the big screen last weekend following the music icon’s death. It was shown in 87 AMC locations across the U.S. Due to fan demand, it is now being expanded to a total of 212 AMC theaters.

AMC insiders tell The Hollywood Reporter the movie had the highest percentage of sold-out shows of any title playing in those 87 cinemas last weekend.

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LifetimeThe former boyfriend of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown is talking to TV's Dr. Phil again this week.  And this time, he’s not having a meltdown, like before.

In an exclusive two-part interview airing on Dr. Phil Thursday and Friday, Nick Gordon reveals details about his private life with the aspiring singer/actress and her mother, the legendary vocalist Whitney Houston.  He admits that Bobbi Kristina, whom he called his wife, had a drug problem before her tragic death last year.

“Yeah,” Gordon replied to Dr. Phil’s question about Brown having a drug problem.  He added that he saw Bobbi Kristina do drugs in social settings while her mother was alive, and that he smoked drugs along with her.

Bobbi Kristina's drug use worsened after her mother’s death, Gordon claimed: “It’s unfortunate, but at the time, that’s kind of the only way we knew how to deal with what had happened.”

Gordon, who was raised by Houston, is in the midst of fighting a $10 million civil lawsuit filed by Bobbi Kristina’s conservator, which claims he's responsible for her death.  He's believed to be one of the last people to see her conscious before she was found unresponsive in a bathtub in her George home January 31, 2015.  She died July 26, 2015 at age 22, having never regained consciousness.

“Regardless of what everybody thinks, I made Krissy and Whitney’s last few years on earth as happy as they would be,” Gordon tells Dr. Phil. “I gave them somebody to trust, to talk to, to be there, someone genuine.”

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