Ray Manzarek and Robby Manzarek, two members of the seminal rock band "The Doors", were barred from using the name of the band after touring as the "Doors of the 21st Century" and using pictures of the late Jim Morrison to promote the group.
Valery Gergiev, a Russian conductor with family roots in South Ossetia, will give a concert on the main square of Tskhinvali, the Ossetian capital, in protest of the initial bombing of the region by Georgia.
Bossa Nova pioneer musician Joao Gilberto is holding three exclusive concerts in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Brazil's famous musical movement. Needless to say, tickets were sold out in less than an hour.
Bossa Nova, a unique Brazilian style of music mixing jazz and samba, is celebrating its 50 year anniversary, with three concerts by João Gilberto, a pioneer of Bossa Nova, famous for his song "The Girl from Ipanema".
Jerry Wexler, who helped run the legendary Atlantic Records for 22 years, has died aged 91. He was the one who first coined the term "rhythm and blues" and worked with some of music's greatest, such as Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin.