Blues music has always been important to Robert Plant, and the same can be said of Clarksdale, Mississippi. Not only has Plant been there more than once to explore its deep blues history, he and fellow Led Zeppelin legend Jimmy Page honored the city by naming their 1998 joint studio effort 'Walking Into Clarksdale.'
Clarksdale is where Plant will be in August when he headlines the 25th anniversary edition of the Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival.
For more than a decade, the Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, Ohio has been an oasis of musical discovery for music fans, booking and presenting over six thousand shows. As they celebrate their 12th anniversary, they’re remembering 12 key moments from the club’s history, including the magical day that the venue served as the meeting place for Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.
One has slayed millions with a killer voice that led one of the biggest and baddest rock 'n' roll bands of all time. The other led armies of thousands into battle in 'The Two Towers,' the second flick in the big-screen adaptation trilogy of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic fantasy book series 'The Lord of the Rings.'
Photographs of Robert Plant and Patty Griffin wearing what possibly appear to be wedding rings have surfaced on the internet. As we reported two weeks ago, there has been much speculation that the pair have recently gotten married, although their publicist professed no knowledge of any such event.