97X Rock Report

John Mellencamp Announces ‘Sad Clowns & Hillbillies’ Album, 2017 Summer Tour

On April 21, John Mellencamp will release his 23rd album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. He announced the news today along with a five-week tour of the U.S.
Aug. 5 — Davenport, IA — Mississippi Valley Fair

Last month, Mellencamp released a song called “Easy Target,” which could be included on Sad Clowns & Hillbillies.

Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder Announce 'United We Rock' Summer Tour 

Styx, REO Speedwagon and ex-Eagles guitarist Don Felder will begin a summer tour dubbed “United We Rock” in June, with U.S. dates through August. Tickets go on sale via Live Nation beginning Feb. 24.

7/1 – Tinley Park, IL, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Did Mick Jagger Write an Unpublished Memoir? 

Mick Jagger‘s personal recounting of his life at the Rolling Stones‘ peak was reportedly written years ago – but the band’s management team has apparently blocked any efforts at publication.  This would have been a follow up to Keith Richards book, which doesn't shine a great light on Jagger.

Listen to Bob Dylan's 'My One and Only Love' From Upcoming 'Triplicate' Album

Bob Dylan will release more music! The upcoming Triplicate LP,includes mostly songs originally recorded by Frank Sinatra in the ’30s through the ’50s.