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For: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 

>>Mick Jagger Reportedly Working On New Rolling Stones Music 

(Undated)  --  Mick Jagger is reportedly working on new Rolling Stones music ahead of the band's upcoming U.K. tour. In a recent interview, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame frontman said he is "writing at the moment," adding, "mostly for the Stones." As for future touring, Jagger said he doesn't think this upcoming nine-stop U.K. tour "as being our last tour." 

>>Neil Young & Crazy Horse Announce 1st Shows In 4 Years 

(Undated)  --  Neil Young is ready to regroup with his band Crazy Horse for the group's first live performances since 2014. Young yesterday announced the band is set to hit the stage May 1st and 2nd at the Warnors Theatre in Fresno, California. Tickets for the gigs are on sale now. The news of the live shows follows Young saying that the unit has "an incredible album in the can that's a recent album." 

>>U2 Release Experience And Innocence Tour Accompanying App 

(Undated)  --  U2 is actually encouraging fans to stare at their phones during the band's upcoming Experience and Innocence tour shows. The band has just released the "U2 Experience" accompanying app that will give fans an augmented reality experience, both at the venues and at home. Concertgoers are encouraged to point their phones at the 100 foot long LED wall that's part of the band's set, which will trigger an audio and visual through the phone. The U.S. leg of the tour gets underway May 2nd in Tulsa and runs through a July 3rd show in Uncasville, Connecticut. 

>>Grateful Dead's 'Anthem Of The Sun' 50th Anniversary Set Due 

(Undated)  --  The next release in the Grateful Dead's 50th anniversary series is the band's second studio album "Anthem Of The Sun." Due July 13th, the special edition will be available as a two-CD deluxe package and as a limited  edition vinyl picture disc. The original album included songs such as "Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)" and "Alligator," both live staples of the Dead's early live performances. 

>>Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Stipe Perform Together 

(Undated)  --  Musician friends of Patti Smith are helping her celebrate the release of her documentary "Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band." After a screening Monday night at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere in New York City, Smith was joined onstage by Bruce Springsteen for a performance of "Because the Night." The two were later joined by R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe for a rousing rendition of Smith's anthem "People Have the Power." Meanwhile, the concert film is available to stream on May 22nd. 

>>Rita Coolidge Debuts Graham Nash-Written Song Off New Album 

(Undated)  --  Two-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Rita Coolidge is back with a new song written by old friend Graham Nash. "Doing Fine Without You" was penned by Nash about two years back, and as Coolidge explains, helped her jump start the recording her forthcoming and 18th solo album "Safe in the Arms of Time." The new collection - Coolidge's first in 13 years - will be available May 4th, and also includes contributions from Stan Lynch of The Heartbreakers, Keb' Mo' and country superstar Chris Stapleton.