Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites. Email: info@themusicuniverse.com

James Hetfield, Sammy Hagar announce 3rd Annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure

James Hetfield and Sammy Hagar have announced the line-up for their third annual “Acoustic-4-A-Cure” concert benefiting the Pediatric Cancer Program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. “Acoustic-4-A-Cure” returns to The Fillmore in San Francisco on Sunday, May 15th with another star-studded lineup…

Gammys on the Hill Awards to honor Zac Brown Band

Representatives of the worlds of music and politics will come together at The Recording Academy’s 2016 GRAMMYs on the Hill Awards to honor three-time GRAMMY winners Zac Brown Band, who will receive the Recording Artists’ Coalition Award for their musical…

Metallica’s Minneapolis show sells out in 10 minutes

Metallica’s recently announced headlining concert at Minneapolis’ brand new US Bank Stadium on August 20th has completely sold out! Pre-sale fan club tickets were made available earlier this week, followed by this morning’s (March 25th) public on-sale, which sold out…

U2 honored with iHeartRadio Innovator Award

U2

The iHeartRadio Music Awards will honor U2 with its most prestigious award of the evening, the 2016 iHeartRadio Innovator Award. The fan-fueled third annual televised music event will feature the biggest names in entertainment, bringing the music of the iHeartRadio…

Garth Brooks breaks Fargo ticket record

Garth Brooks has broken his Fargo record. The previous record was 70,613 tickets sold and was set September, 18-20, 1998, at the Fargodome. Today (March 24th), Garth has surpassed that and tickets for all four shows at the Fargodome are still selling!…

Bonnaroo, ReverbNation team up for free artist submissions

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival and ReverbNation have announced an exclusive multi-year relationship that will harness talent from ReverbNation’s enormous catalog of new artists to play Bonnaroo’s world-class stages this summer in Manchester, Tennessee June 9th through 12th. This year’s Bonnaroo headliners include…

Steve Miller Band announces 2016 summer tour

Steve Miller Band has confirmed their 2016 North American summer tour. Beginning June 17th in Northfield, OH, at Hard Rock Live, and ending September 4th in a co-bill date with Santana, Journey and Doobie Brothers in San Francisco, CA at AT&T…