Sunday, July 22, 2012

Stevie Nicks & Lindsey Buckingham The Next 2 Weeks Ahead...

The next two weeks are jammed packed with tour dates for both Lindsey and Stevie covering a large swath of US states from the mid-west, to the deep south with 5 of the dates below overlapping one another. A fans dream or nightmare... Tickets are still available for most of these dates.

July 24th - Stevie Nicks (Nashville, TN)
July 26th - Lindsey Buckingham (Birmingham, AL)
July 27th - Stevie Nicks (Washington, DC)
July 27th - Lindsey Buckingham (Franklin, TN) Sold Out
July 28th - Stevie Nicks (Pittsburgh, PA)
July 28th - Lindsey Buckingham (Atlanta, GA)
July 29th - Lindsey Buckingham (Spartanburgh, SC)
July 30th - Stevie Nicks (Milwaukee, WI)
July 31st - Lindsey Buckingham (Charlotte, NC)
Aug 1st - Stevie Nicks (Greensboro, NC)
Aug 1st - Lindsey Buckingham (Willmington, NC)
Aug 2nd - Lindsey Buckingham (Carrboro, NC)
Aug 3rd - Stevie Nicks (Orlando, FL)
Aug 3rd - Lindsey Buckingham (Kernersville, NC)
Aug 4th - Stevie Nicks (Sunrise, FL)
Aug 4th - Lindsey Buckingham (North Charleston, SC)

Link To Buy Tickets

Lindsey Buckingham Live in Orange, TX August 19th 
Tickets go on-sale Thursday, July 26th 

Things I've learned from Stevie Nicks

by Brandi L. Neal
What I Say

Some day Stevie Nicks is going to hire me to ghost write her autobiography – just as soon as I convince her we are perfect for each other. I just saw Stevie in concert again last night in Boston and I am, as usual, amazed at the talent and dedication of this woman. Even as she enters her mid-sixties, she is sexier, more passionate and more talented than performers one-third her age. And, she’s done it all without ever cashing in on her position as a sex symbol. As the woman who penned some of rock ‘n’ roll’s most recognizable songs like “Landslide” and “Gold Dust Woman,” Stevie has earned her position in music history as the only woman to successfully lead a band while simultaneously piloting an equally successful solo career.

I have been enthralled with this gypsy woman ever since I awoke to “Sometimes It’s a Bitch” blaring from my clock radio when I was 13. As a woman and a writer myself, I see Stevie as a role model. She struggled for years cleaning houses and waiting tables before joining the British blues band Fleetwood Mac with then boyfriend Lindsey Buckingham when she was 27, basically turning it on its ear. The group was looking for a guitar player, not a female lead singer and songwriter and only took her because Lindsey refused to join without his musical and life partner. The band figured that if she sucked they could simply sack her. 

At first no one took her very seriously and she had to work twice as hard to prove her worth as critics dismissed her as flaky and her voice as too raucous. During her second album with Fleetwood Mac, Stevie finally earned the respect she deserved when she penned the band’s only number one single, to date “Dreams,” and has since become the most successful and most beloved member of the seventies super group, much to the chagrin of former boyfriend Buckingham.

Though successful and talented beyond comprehension, Stevie is far from perfect. Like every human being she is beautifully flawed, and she’s honest about it. As a nonfiction writer I appreciate when someone can take themselves to task just as much as they take everyone else. Stevie spent decades addicted to cocaine and tranquilizers. She had affairs and ruptured breast implants, and she’ll tell you about all of it. She’ll tell you all of the dirty details, her role in the chaos and how she dug herself out of hell with her bare hands and a little help from her friends. She takes all of the pain she’s walked through and turns it into teachable moments and visceral songwriting, and as a result she is a better artist, a better woman and a better mentor for the next generation of female musicians. In the fifteen years I have seen her in concert, I have never seen Stevie not completely covered from neck to feet, barely even a wrist showing, and I can’t imagine a more appealing or enchanting woman who oozes the natural allure that emanates from Stevie.

After getting her head straight, Stevie started visiting wounded soldiers at Walter Reed hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. Most of these men weren’t even born when she was at the height of her fame snorting a hole through her nose the size of a quarter. Sure maybe they remember their parents rocking out to “Rhiannon,” but these wounded warriors have no idea who Stevie Nicks is, and that’s just fine with her. She brings them iPods loaded with her favorite music. She sits with them. She listens to them. She becomes their mother, sister and friend.

Photo by Pattie D.
After she first began visiting Walter Reed in 2007, Stevie wrote a poem turned song called “Soldier’s Angel” that appears on her most recent album, “In Your Dreams.” At the July 10, 2012 concert in Boston she gave a lengthy introduction to the song that included an onstage appearance by Vincent Mannion, a soldier with Traumatic Brain Injury whom she met during some of her first visits to Walter Reed. Mannion and his family walked onto the stage and embraced Nicks, and amid tears Mannion told the crowd that Stevie was his best friend. 

I have my own issues with war and the military because my father suffered severe post-traumatic stress disorder upon returning from Vietnam and died of alcoholism in 2008. What I can appreciate is Stevie’s commitment to fighting for the best care for these wounded soldiers without taking a stance on the war. No matter my opinion on combat, Americans returning from the trenches deserve the best care available and instead often receive worse care than stray animals, as was the case with my dad, and when he died and was buried in Arizona, I had my own white-winged-dove experience mirroring “The Edge of Seventeen.”

One of the things I love about Stevie is that she’s real. Despite not living in the real world (as Tom Petty likes to remind her), she continues to make new music  four decades into her career because that’s all she’s ever wanted to do. She doesn’t need the money or fame. She doesn’t care if she sells a single record. She does it because she loves it, and when you see her onstage, it’s obvious. She has given up everything for her art -- love, family and a good portion of her sanity -- but she’s not bitter. It would be easy for a woman to get angry about not being able to have it all the way a man can. Her male band mates have young children, an option she gave up a long time ago, because unlike men, women don’t have fifty or sixty years to decide that they’re going to have a family when they get around to it, and few men can withstand being with a powerful women who is always on the road and is more successful than he will ever be. Most men just aren’t this secure. For many women at the top, it’s one thing or the other. 

Despite all of her sacrifices, its clear Stevie has made the right choice. The world is a better place because she’s in it. She’s found out how to navigate and succeed in a man’s world on her terms, as a woman, and she’s an angel to people like Vincent Mannion and his family, and to little girls like me, who can see by her example that it’s okay to make mistakes, it’s better to keep your clothes on, and if you want something badly enough, there is no other option except to go out and get it. 

-- Brandi Neal

Brandi Neal is a professional writer based in Toledo, Ohio. Her writing has appeared in Portland Magazine, Port City Life Magazine, MovieMaker Magazine, Teaching Tolerance Magazine, The Takoma Voice, The Silver Spring Voice, The Community Leader, The Coastal Journal, The Journal Tribune, Mainebiz, Freshly Hatched and the six weekly newspapers of Mainely Media. She was also a fiction editor for the inaugural issue of the literary review, The New Guard and she was the co-editor of the Winter 2011 Edition of Stonecoast Lines. 

Reprinted with permission

US Albums Sales Update: Fleetwood Mac | Stevie Nicks + International Charts

July 23, 2012

# 56 (54) Fleetwood Mac - The Very Best Of

# 8 (8) Fleetwood Mac - The Very Best Of
#14 (19) Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits

# 18 (25) Fleetwood Mac - The Dance

July 19, 2012

# 65 (76) Fleetwood Mac - The Very Best Of
# 98 (87) Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits

July 28, 2012

The big story here is that Fleetwood Mac's re-issued "25 Years - The Chain" maintains it's position within the Top 40 Albums Chart in the UK - 6 weeks after it's release.  The 4 CD Box Set continues to be discounted at Amazon and HMV among other retailers.  Currently at Amazon the package is priced at £9.00 and at HMV you can grab 2 For £15.00.

# 39 (38) Fleetwood Mac - 25 Years - The Chain (4cd Boxset)

# 14 Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

USA - Week ending July 15th, Billboard Chart July 28, 2012

Fleetwood Mac's Greatest Hits in it's 3rd week back on Billboards Top 200 albums chart drops down to #185 this week from #91 last week.  Sales for the week ending July 15th were 2,816 units, down 50% from the previous week of 5,612.  Total US album sales since November, 1991 = 4,571,094.

On the Top 200 Catalogue Albums Chart, Fleetwood Mac have 4 albums in the top half beginning with Greatest Hits at #40 down from #9 last week.  The Very Best Of is perched at #56, up from #59 last week.  Rumours moves down to #61 from #40 last week and Fleetwood Mac moves down to #103 from #50 last week.  The Very Best Of sold 2,394 copies vs 2,533 the previous week for an accumulated total in the US since 2002 of 1,497,624.  Rumours sold 2,293 vs 2,889 the previous week for an accumulated total in the US since November, 1991 of 2,973,327. The self titled 1975 Fleetwood Mac album sold 1,932 vs 2,658 the previous week for a total of 857,565 since November, 1991.

On the Top 200 Catalogue Physical Albums Chart Fleetwood Mac's Very Best Of is at #15 this week, down one place from last week.  Physical sales = 2,394.  Fleetwood Mac is at #56 down from #16 the previous week with physical album sales of 1,761 vs 2,488 the previous week.  Stevie Nicks' Bella Donna moves up to #152 on the Physical Album Sales Chart from #158 last week with 1,134 in sales vs 1,163 last week.  Total album sales in the US since November, 1991 = 868,135.  Stevie's Crystal Visions re-enters the Physical Album Sales chart with 1,002 sold for the week vs 995 the previous week.  Total albums sales in the US for Crystal Visions since it's release in 2007 = 394,476.  February, 2011 was the last update on sales for Crystal Visions which at the time was sitting at 348,000 units sold.

On the Top 200 Digital Catalogue Songs Chart last week Landslide sold 5,585 digital units vs 5,033 the previous week. In the last two weeks the song has moved 10,618 digital copies.  Total to date digital sales = 894,947.

# 185 (91)  Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits (34th week)

# 40   (9)   Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits
# 56 (59)   Fleetwood Mac - The Very Best Of
# 61 (40)   Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
# 103 (50) Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac

# 15  (14)    Fleetwood Mac - The Very Best Of
# 56  (16)    Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac
# 152 (158) Stevie Nicks - Bella Donna
# 186 (R/E) Stevie Nicks -  Crystal Vision... The Very Best Of

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Groupon: See Stevie Nicks with Rod Stewart in Greensboro for $25! Charlotte / Raleigh-Durham, You in?

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$25 or $50 to see Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks Live in Greensboro, NC at Greensboro Coliseum... up to 57% off the original ticket price.


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Review/Pics/Vids: Stevie Nicks with Rod Stewart - Cleveland

Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks at Quicken Loans Arena
by Jeff Niesel - Cleveland Scene

Photo by Joe Kleon
Full Gallery of Images
OK, we get it. Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks are both classic rockers. But their differences are more striking than their similarities, something that was certainly true last night at Quicken Loans Arena, the first stop of the summer installment of their “Heart and Soul” co-headlining tour. Even when they performed together during the middle of Stewart’s set, each appeared a bit out of sorts. Nicks wore sunglasses as she and Stewart sang his “Young Turks,” and Stewart, who didn’t seem to know the words, sang only a few verses with Nicks on her “Leather and Lace.” Still, the two seemed to really appreciate each other (Stewart referred to Nicks as his “dear friend”) despite their differences and each delivered a strong performance.

Nicks opened the show with a 90-minute set that benefited from the fact that she had such a strong backing band. Led by guitarist Waddy Wachtel, the ensemble confidently blazed through Fleetwood Mac tunes such as “Dreams,” “Gold Dust Woman” and “Rhiannon.” Nicks’ raspy voice has held up well and she appeared genuinely engaged while singing “Stand Back” and “Edge of Seventeen,” hits from her solo career. A beautiful acoustic version of the Fleetwood Mac tune “Landslide” brought the set to a close. While they’ve become one of her defining traits, the wardrobe changes detracted from the overall performance. Between each song, Nicks would duck into a white tent to change shawls and dresses, but each outfit had a similar Goth-inspired look that made the singer look as if she were stuck in the ’70s.
Photo by: Mike (@fmacnicks1)
For more pics visit Mikes Twitter feed

Continue to the full review at the original site

The In's and Outs of Stevie's Setlist:
Rock and Roll
Secret Love
Moonlight (A Vampire's Dream)
Gold Dust Woman
Soldier's Angel
Stand Back
For What It's Worth
Edge of Seventeen

Photo by:  Marie Lombardo (@mariietard)

What's Missing?
(Did Annabel Lee really disappear from the set)

Leather and Lace (performed during Rod's set)
Annabel Lee
Ghosts Are Gone
Love Is

Songs with Rod:
Young Turks
Leather and Lace

Minor but noticeable differences during the two song set with Rod vs last year:
1. Stevie wore her shades during her performace.
2. Stevie kept her dress on from her set whereas last year she changed into a different outfit that included pants or leggings
3. Stevie kept her hair straight vs changing it and adding waves for Rods set.

Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks team up for a crowd-pleasing tour opener at The Q in Cleveland, despite rough edges

Full Review at | Photo Gallery (10 photos)

Friday, July 20, 2012

Michael Shelley Interview with Fleetwood Mac "Rumours" Producer Ken Caillat! on WFMU [Podcast]

Michael Shelley Radio Show 
July 14, 2012 - WFMU 91.1 FM
Interview with Fleetwood Mac "Rumours" Producer Ken Caillat!

Michael Shelley's playlist, including the interview, includes the Fleetwood mac tunes listed below, most of which can only be found on the reissued and remastered Rumours and Tusk double CD's that were released in 2004.  Re-listen to the show HERE.

4 or 5 Left Over Christine McVie Solo Tunes from
 In The Meantime
A REALLY interesting portion of the interview is when Michael Shelley mentions Fleetwood Mac getting back together in 2013 and asks Ken if they will make a new album and if they were would he be interested in being a part of that.. Ken said, yes he would and that he called Mick Fleetwood, then Ken backed-up abit and said he was talking to Christine a few months ago, she called him to say she enjoyed his book and how he portrayed her in it and that it put passion back in the music for her.  Ken said he then asked Christine why she wasn't playing anymore and she said she gets bored, her hands play the same things etc.  He then went on to tell Michael that he produced Christine's last solo album (In The Meantime) back in 2005 and that he still has the tracks from that, and that there are 4 or 5 tracks off the album that were never used... So when he was talking to Mick, Ken suggested that the band replace the parts on the tracks with Bass parts by John, Guitar by Lindsey and Drums with Mick... and get Stevie and Lindsey on the background tracks... and that would be the first Fleetwood Mac group song(s)!  Christine would love to do it said Ken... Mick said it was a good idea, but the problem is getting everyone to agree to it, and Ken just left it at that...

How exciting would that be??  This is the perfect solution as far as I'm concerned... I've always thought that if Fleetwood Mac were to record again, there's no reason why Christine couldn't participate in the album. SOMEONE... make this happen!!!

These are the tracks featured in the interview:
Fleetwood Mac Second Hand News (rough mix version)
Fleetwood Mac Think About Me (rough mix)
Fleetwood Mac Blue Letter
Fleetwood Mac Cant Walk Out Of Here (rough version of The Ledge)
Fleetwood Mac Don't Stop (rough mix version)
Fleetwood Mac You Make Loving Fun (rough mix)
Fleetwood Mac Go Your Own Way (rough mix)

"Making Rumours" is available, among other places, on AMAZON and visit Rumours The Book on Facebook or the website makingrumours

"There is comfort in the lusciousness of Stevie Nicks' voice, her intricate lyrics" By Elizabeth Blackney Huffington Post

Stevie Nicks, Feminism, and Becoming Women in Full
By: Elizabeth Blackney
Huffington Post

"There is comfort in the lusciousness of Stevie Nicks' voice, her intricate lyrics. The arrangement of each song constructs the perfect ride for each soul. For forty years, she has lived life on her own terms. As witnesses to her creative success, personal triumphs, and tribulations, we all have an image of her in mind. The alabaster skin, the honey colored hair of a siren, her penetrating gaze eats the camera's lens."

Read the rest of Elizabeth Blackney's article at 
The Huffington Post

Stream: The Crystal Ark, “Tusk (Fleetwood Mac Cover)”
Today brings the latest release from the upcoming "Just Tell Me That You Want Me" Tribute to Fleetwood Mac album... The Fader premiered the track today.  Familiar vibe... but oh so different!  Stream below and check out The Fader for what they had to say about the track.

31st Anniversary - July 27th
Not likely because of, but nice timing non-the less. Amazon have discounted Stevie's first solo album 1981's Bella Donna to $4.99 just prior to it's 31st Anniversary.  With these deep discounts on albums that Amazon has been having, boat loads of older titles have been showing up on Billboard's Album Charts, Fleetwood Mac albums included.  It was no surprise a few weeks ago when Bella Donna also discounted at the time also made a rare appearance on the Catalogue Albums and Catalogue Digital Albums Charts.  The album is up for grabs again on Amazon for $4.99, not for the mp3 album this time, but for the actual disc.  Don't have it?  Good time to buy if you don't... AMAZON

Too bad the new album "In Your Dreams" couldn't get a discount like this.  With Stevie profile raised while on tour in the US right now, it's the perfect opportunity.

You can pick up a digital copy (mp3 album) of Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" right now for $5 on Amazon.

Cool write-up on Stereogum today....
by: Aaron Lariviere

Stubborn as hell. It’s the only way to describe drummer Mick Fleetwood and bassist John McVie. They’re the most persistent, tireless, roll-with-the-punches rhythm section in rock history. Since original (and long-gone) bandleader Peter Green founded Fleetwood Mac in 1967 — named for his bandmates, with the “Mac” added to entice McVie to join — the pair saw lineups disintegrate in every way imaginable. One guitarist fled mid-tour to join a Christian cult. Two frontmen fell victim to mental illness brought on by LSD. Inter-band love (and sex) famously tore the band apart while massive success brought in a mountain of cash and an avalanche of powdered distraction. But these two soldiered on, keeping the band active throughout 17 albums, 70-plus singles, and five decades — forever locked in.

Check out the full article

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Chart Update: Fleetwood Mac USA, UK, IRELAND and AUSTRALIA

UK - July 21, 2012

Fleetwood Mac's re-issued 25 Years The Chain hangs in there in the Top 40 on the UK charts for a 5th week moving down slightly by 4 spots to #38 from #34 last week! The 4cd box set celebrating it's 20th Anniversary this year is still being discounted heavily at retail... This won't last, so if you are in the UK and you need your Fleetwood Mac fix... This is the perfect package!  AmazonUK and HMV both have it on sale.

Rumours re-enters the Top 100 Albums Chart at #93 and moves up to #14 on the Catalogue Top 40 Chart.

# 38 (34)  Fleetwood Mac - 25 Years The Chain (Box Set)
# 93 (120) Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

# 14 - Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

IRELAND - July 12, 2012

# 65 (50) Fleetwood Mac - The Very Best Of
# 98 (91) Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits

AUSTRALIA - July 16, 2012

Fleetwood Mac's Greatest Hits re-enters the Top 50 Catalogue Chart this week in Australia at #19 while The Dance DVD Re-enters the Top 40 DVD Chart at # 25.

# 54 (44) Fleetwood Mac - The Very Best Of

#  8 (6)   Fleetwood Mac - The Very Best of
# 19 (R/E) Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits

# 25 (R/E) Fleetwood Mac - The Dance

USA - Week ending July 8th, Billboard Chart July 21, 2012

Two Albums drop out of the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart and one re-enters... Fleetwood Mac's The Very Best Of drops out of the Top 200 after a 4 week stay.  Fleetwood Mac's 1975 white album also drops out after re-entering last week at #187. Rumours re-enters at #191.

Fleetwood Mac's Greatest Hits remains on the chart dropping down to #91 after re-entering the Top 200 last week at #65. Sales for Greatest Hits this week are 5,612 vs 6,544 the previous week, a decline of 14%.  Total sales since November, 1991 in the US = 4,568,278.

Fleetwood Mac's Rumours re-enters the Top 200 Albums Chart this week at #191 selling 2,889 units for the week up 17% over the previous week where the album sold 2,467.  Total album sales since November, 1991 in the US = 2,971,034. With Rumours re-entering the Top 200 it reclaims the title from "Fleetwood Mac" as the longest-running Mac album on the Billboard Top 200. "Fleetwood Mac" reached 149 weeks on the big chart last week, matching "Rumours", but it falls off the chart this week as "Rumours" returns and reaches the 150 week mark.

On the Top 50 Catalogue Albums Chart, Fleetwood Mac place 3 titles, the most of any act.  Greatest Hits at #9 is down two places from last week.  Rumours at #40 is up 10 spots from last week, and 1975's Fleetwood Mac is down 10 spots to #50 this week.  The Very Best of drops out of the Top 50 on the chart this week.

#  91 (65)    Fleetwood Mac - Greatest Hits
# 191 (R/E) Fleetwood Mac - Rumours

#  9  (7)    Greatest Hits, Fleetwood Mac (469)
# 40 (50)  Rumours, Fleetwood Mac
# 50 (40)  Fleetwood Mac, Fleetwood Mac

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

STEVIE NICKS | Fleetwood Mac | Lindsey Buckingham: One day... One post!

Two new Fleetwood Mac covers emerge in the last two days
First, Stereogum premiered Washed Out's cover of Fleetwood Mac's "Straight Back" on July 16th and earlier today, Spin premiered Tame Impala's take on Fleetwood Mac's "That's All For Everyone".  Both tracks are featured on the Tribute to Fleetwood Mac album "Just Tell Me That You Want Me" which hits stores August 14th.  Pre-order your copy on Amazon

Washed Out "Straight Back"

Tame Impala "That's All For Everyone"

Both tracks, I think, sound really great!  I'm all for spreading the Fleetwood Mac love and if these artists, who to some are familiar and to others are completely unknown, can introduce Fleetwood Mac to their audience, and vice versa, then I say go for it!

STEVIE NICKS Live in Boston - July 10th
Flickr Pics by shutterbug31189

Stevie Nicks Tour 2012 Stevie Nicks Tour 2012

Goldstar has over 1/2 off tickets to the show July 27 at the Verizon Center. 
Two legends for an amazing price!  Who wouldn't!

Get your tickets at GOLDSTAR

Wow! is it just me or does it feel like Livenation is really pushing this show! If you been following along with the contests that I've posted, it just seems like the Washington date has had it's fair share (and more) of contests and ticket give-away opportunities.  In the last week alone there have been countless contests through tv stations, radio stations etc. and now with Goldstar, they've slashed ticket prices to $20.00!  Either the show isn't selling that well, or they are just trying to top up the venue.  In any case, for those on a budget, $20 bucks to see two Hall of Famers in action is a pretty spectacular deal - even if the tickets are in the rafters!  Plus it's a Friday night! I'd get in on this deal if you can and are in the Washington D.C. area.


At the other end of the spectrum.... Lindsey Buckingham is selling out venues, albeit smaller venues... but still he's moving some tickets!  So far two are reporting sell-outs. Nashville, TN (Franklin actually) and Austin, TX with other venues either close to being sold, or well on their way.  To me, it almost seems like the venues are selling better on this leg of the tour then they did on his California leg and upper east coast dates earlier this spring... I don't really know that for sure, it's just a perception.  In any case... Good for Lindsey!  He deserves it!  If you are close to one of his shows...  Check him out before Fleetwood Mac steals him away for next years tour.  Could be awhile before he's able to get back out on the road solo.  Tour dates here


Run, don't walk... and check out these photos of Stevie Nicks captured by photographer Kristen Pierson at the Mohegan Sun Arena July 12th. 17 pretty sweet pics in all!  The Gallery is located HERE
(Photo above not one of them)

Check out Stevie on the last night of her solo tour in Atlantic City July 15th ending her show with some sort of a flower headpiece.  Not sure of the story behind this... Probably picked up during her Edge Walk sweep.   Seems she picks up at least one of these on every tour... Maybe it's the same person, who knows... Serial headpiece maker, please stand up!  Photos by Hartsfelder's World on Facebook - 60 photos in the GALLERY 

Stevie Nicks sprinkles her Gold Dust over rapt audience at Borgata
by: Nicky Vallee

By her own acknowledgement, Stevie Nicks was late to the stage Sunday night. Eleven months late, to be exact. Due to vocal issues, the legendary singer and iconic front woman for classic rock royalty Fleetwood Mac was forced to cancel her August 2011 show at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. She certainly made up for lost time, wowing the crowd with her trademark rasp, string of hit songs, and inimitable gypsy goddess style.

“I’ve danced across the stages of the world,” she informed the audience, filled with loyal and energized fans, many of them dressed in flowing dresses and bangles. “Let’s just have fun tonight,” she encouraged. “Let’s have a really good time.”

Continue to the full Review

STEVIE NICKS and DON HENLEY To Perform Together Sept 14th in Vancouver

The evening prior to the Voices In The Park public performance September 15th, there is going to be a ‘backyard gourmet’ private event catered by chef David Hawksworth with an acoustic show by Stevie Nicks and the Eagles’ Don Henley.”

Sarah McLachlan called in a favour with Henley as she has played fundraisers for his Walden Woods Project to prevent the area around Walden Pond from being developed. More artists and information on the Voices in the Park performance will be coming in the next weeks, she says.

Voices In The Park is a live musical event being staged in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC to raise money for Sarah McLachlan School of Music.

Tickets to the September 15th event available at Ticketmaster

The Province

Monday, July 16, 2012

Video: Dreams / Moonlight - Atlantic City July 15th + Photos

Atlantic City, NJ July 15, 2012 
DREAMS / MOONLIGHT (A Vampires Dream) 
You can definitely hear that Stevie is protecting her voice while singing, Dreams especially... When she speaks between songs, it sounds like she has a bit of a cold. But she still sounds great!

PLUS "Enchanted" in it's entirety

Also... Check out the 15 photos posted by ACWeekly.
Photos by Donald Kravitz

3 NEW Contests: ROD STEWART and STEVIE NICKS.. Washington | Greensboro | Sunrise

Win Tickets To Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks
See them perform their biggest hits on the Heart and Soul 2012 Tour. Friday, July 27 Verizon Center Washington, D.C.  Contest via Monumental Sports.  Fill out the form HERE to register for your chance to win 2 tickets.

Win Tickets To Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks
Contest via Washington City Paper Enter today!  NOTE: Only one submission per person, please. Multiple entries by the same person will count as one entry. This contest is open to residents of D.C., Virginia, and Maryland. No purchase necessary.

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Win Tickets To Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks has your chance to win tickets to the Aug. 1st show featuring Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks at the Greensboro Coliseum!

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Win Tickets To Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks
Enter to win two floor seat tickets PLUS one VIP parking pass to see Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks at BankAtlantic Center August 4th in Sunrise, Florida
Contest via Sun Sentinel.  Enter HERE


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