Jackson Browne and Michael McDonald are among the artists who've signed on to help gospel and soul legend Mavis Staples celebrate her 85th birthday. Mavis Staples 85th: All-Star Birthday Concert will take place Thursday, April 18, at the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles. Mavis, who actually turns 85 in July, will be... Read More.
Alan Parsons, the recording engineer-turned-Alan Parsons Project leader, will turn 75 on December 20, so some of his famous pals are gathering in Santa Barbara, California, next month to mark the occasion at a charity concert. And you can attend.Michael McDonald, Al Stewart, Terry... Read More.
Bonnie Raitt and Michael McDonald are among the special guests featured on “Hey All Together,” a new single from artist Ivan Neville.The tune, which also features Trombone Shorty, Aaron Neville and The Revivalists’ David Shaw, is the latest single off Ivan’s first solo album in nearly two decades, Touch My Soul,... Read More.
Michael McDonald is one of the many artists booked to help celebrate Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson as they are honored as the Recording Academy’s MusiCares Persons of the Year.McDonald is part of an all-star lineup that also includes Lionel Richie, Sheryl Crow, Dionne Warwick, The Temptations, Isley Brothers and the Four Tops, along with John Legend, Brandi... Read More.
A star-studded lineup of famous singers have come together for a new charity version of one of the most popular modern Christmas songs: Donny Hathaway's "This Christmas."Michael McDonald and his frequent collaborator Kenny Loggins plus Richard Marx, Melissa Manchester, former 5th Dimension singer Florence LaRue, "Band... Read More.
Ian McDonald, a multi-instrumentalist and founding member of King Crimson and Foreigner, has died at the age of 75.The rocker "passed away peacefully on February 9, 2022 in his home in New York City, surrounded by his family," according to a press release. A... Read More.
Audra McDonald and Leslie Odom have been tapped to host the 74th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, September 26.McDonald, a six-time Tony winner, will host the awards portion of the evening, which streams exclusively on Paramount+ at 7 p.m. ET. Meanwhile, Hamilton Tony winner... Read More.