Daily Archives: August 7, 2014

Peter Frampton Flings Obnoxious Concertgoer’s Cellphone from the Stage

David Wolff-Patrick/Redferns via Getty ImagesPeter Frampton's expansive U.S. summer tour hit a little turbulence this past weekend during the guitar legend's performance at the Palladium in Carmel, Indiana. According

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready to Perform with Seattle Symphony

Image Courtesy Karen LoriaMike McCready will make a special appearance with the Seattle Symphony in January. The Pearl Jam guitarist will sit in for a one-off performance called "Sonic Evolution."

Jake Hooker, Co-Writer of “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Has Died

Michael Putland/Getty ImagesJake Hooker, guitarist for the 1970s British band The Arrows and co-writer of the classic Joan Jett and the Blackhearts hit "I Love Rock 'n' Roll," has died.

Ground Has Been Broken on Seattle Park Honoring Jimi Hendrix

Image Courtesy of Jimi Hendrix Park FoundationThe plan to create a park honoring Jimi Hendrix located in his hometown of Seattle is moving forward. A groundbreaking ceremony was held recently

Robert Plant and His New Band The Sensational Space Shifters Announce Fall North American Tour

Image Courtesy of Frank MelfiRobert Plant and his new group, The Sensational Space Shifters, have revealed a full list of dates for their 2014 North American fall tour in

We’re Having a Blast at the Marquette County Fair!

Sands Township  –  August 7, 2014  –  WRUP and the rest of the Great Lakes Radio team is all about the Marquette County Fair now through Sunday! There’s a lot going on

Is Elton John Developing a New HBO Series?

ABC/Randy HolmesElton John reportedly is producing a television pilot for HBO centered around an elite music academy.

Elton is developing the project, titled Virtuoso, along with his husband David Furnish and True Blood

Dead Daisies Singer Jon Stevens Says His Supergroup Is a Modern Classic-Rock Band

Spitfire RecordsThe Dead Daisies may be a relatively new band, but they feature quite a few familiar faces. Formed in 2012 by one-time INXS singer Jon Stevens and guitarist John Lowy

Check Us Out at the Marquette County Fair!

Sands Township  –  August 7, 2014  –  The WRUP Van is at the Marquette County Fair Thursday through Saturday.  When you come to the fair, be sure to look for us and

Toronto Parks Committee Backs Plan to Name Local Park After Rush Members

Andrew MacNaughtan/Anthem/ Roadrunner RecordsRush fans may soon be able to relax in a Toronto park named after two of the band's founding members and located in the very neighborhood where

Book of Van Morrison Lyrics Selected by the Singer Himself to Be Published in October

City Lights PublishersVan Morrison has long been considered one of the most literate and poetic singer/songwriters of his era, and now a book featuring some of the 68-year-old Rock and