Everything may seem just fine in the world of Hanson these days — and things are going reasonably well for the trio of brothers these days.
In an interview with “Rolling Stone” magazine in August 2012, Dave Matthews created a major stir with fans with quotes that some interpreted as signs that the band’s days together might be numbered.
Cold War Kids fans will know that things were different for the band in making its new CD, “Dear Miss Lonelyhearts,” because of a significant lineup change — with guitarist Jonnie Russell being replaced by Dann Gallucci.
When the title song to Ellie Goulding’s first album, “Lights,” took off, reaching number two on “Billboard” magazine’s all-format Hot 100 chart (and topping four other charts) this past August, it created a situation that can have a daunting side effect for an artist — expectations for what comes next.
When Fitz and the Tantrums arrive at the Del Mar Racetrack for a show June 26, chances are the six band members won’t be caught off guard; at least not the way they were when headlining opportunities started coming their way after the August 2010 release of the band’s debut album, “Pickin’ Up ThePieces.”