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Shaky Knees 2017 Late Night Show lineups include X Ambassadors, Matt Shultz

11:41 am Mar. 22, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

In addition to its three main stage lineups including The xx, Phoenix and LCD Soundsystem, the Shaky Knees Music Festival will continue its musical party into late night.

First, a couple of pre-festival shows will take place on May 11: Slowdive with Casket Girls at 9 p.m. at Variety Playhouse and Fidlar with Twin Peaks and Ron Gallo at 8 p.m. at Terminal West.

Then, following the May

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to debut new music this week

5:33 pm Mar. 20, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

The Tim McGraw/Faith Hill joint session will include more than a tour this year.

The husband and wife return to the road this spring for another round of their “Soul2Soul” tour –

Gucci Mane will release autobiography this fall

4:11 pm Mar. 20, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

As he proclaimed on Twitter Monday afternoon, “I’m an author now.”

That’s the latest career exploration for Gucci Mane, who will release “The Autobiography of Gucci Mane” on Sept. 19.

The book, co-written

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull team for summer tour

11:37 am Mar. 20, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

The longtime bromance between Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull continues this year with another co-headlining tour.

The pair, along with opening act CNCO, will embark on a 16-date tour June 3 in Chicago

Chuck Berry’s death prompts reactions from musicians on social media

7:44 pm Mar. 18, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

To celebrate his 90th birthday in October, Chuck Berry announced the release of “Chuck,” his first album in 38 years.

The album has yet to be released, but will now serve as a memorial to the pioneer of “Rock and Roll Music.”

Berry, a St. Louis native, died at his Missouri home Saturday.

The St. Charles County Police Department confirmed the death on its Facebook