It’s been 35 years since the inaugural Texxas Jam rocked the Cotton Bowl in Dallas and brought the summer mega-festival back to the Lone Star State, after years of staunch refusal by local government agencies to grant longhaired rockers and their marauding fans permission to invade their hallowed stadiums.
"If they think they can keep us down, they can Dream On!"
'Rock for the Rising Sun,' the upcoming live DVD and Blu-ray from Aerosmith, will include many of the band's classic songs. The recently released track listing, which you can see below, reveals a set of 16 Aerosmith favorites. The DVD will also feature plenty of behind-the-scenes footage from the band's tour of Japan in 2011. The disc comes out on July 22.
Keeping track of the ever-expanding number of summer music festivals just got a little more difficult, thanks to the folks at LivingSocial. The location-based deals website is organizing its own event, dubbed the Backyard Festival, and they're busily lining up an impressive list of performers.