Elton John Las Vegas Concert Tickets Plus Meet-and-Greet Being Auctioned for Charity

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_a9da349234.jpgCourtesy of Elton John -- Elton John is one of the stars taking part in a new online auction to benefit the Grammy Foundation and MusiCares Foundation charities. The pop-rock legend is offering a private meet-and-greet opportunity, plus two tickets to one of his "Million Dollar Piano" concerts in Las Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace sometime in spring 2014. The winning bidder and a guest will get to spend a little quality time with Elton either before or after one of his Vegas shows scheduled March 29 and April 26.

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Roger Waters Reveals Details About New Concept Album He's Recording

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_3f5d9887f9.jpgPhoto: Sean Evans -- Roger Waters spent the last three years bringing his massively successful The Wall Live Tour around the world, but since the trek wound down in September, the ex-Pink Floyd star has turned his focus to a new studio album. The 70-year-old singer/bassist tells Rolling Stone that, earlier this week, he finished a demo of the record, which will be his first album of original rock-based material since 1992's Amused to Death.

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Bob Dylan Receives France's Legion of Honor Award in Paris

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_b02f274852.jpgFrench Culture Ministry -- As expected, Bob Dylan was presented with France's highest public award, the Legion d'Honneur -- aka the Legion of Honor -- at the Ministry of Culture in Paris on Wednesday. BBC News reports that the folk-rock legend said very little at the ceremony, commenting that he was "proud and grateful" before exiting the event. French Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti, the politician who nominated Dylan for the honor, presented the award to the 72-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.

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Eric Clapton, Robert Plant to Perform at London Tribute Concert for Late Folk Legend Bert Jansch

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_3262b02e99.jpgSurfdog Records; Rounder Records -- Eric Clapton and Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant have joined the lineup of a star-studded tribute concert in honor of renowned U.K. folk guitarist Bert Jansch that will take place December 3 at London's Royal Festival Hall.  The show will feature various artists playing songs written, performed or inspired by Jansch, who died in October 2011 at age 67 after a battle with lung cancer.

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New U2 Album Coming in April 2014

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_a89215feb4.jpgInterscope Records -- This is the moment U2 fans have been waiting for. The band has just revealed to Billboard they’re planning to drop their thirteenth studio album sometime in April. The publication adds the group is currently “shopping for brand partners” so they can announce details about the release in a commercial, which will air during the Super Bowl. Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton, who was spotted with the band at New York's Electric Lady Studios back in June, has been named to produce the release.

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