Music News Digest: Week Of September 17, 2023

September 24, 2023 by Amy Gold

During the week of September 17, 2023, Fleetwood Mac made the Top 5 on the Billboard Top Album Sales chart with their latest release, "Rumours Live." This recording captures highlights of the band's August 29, 1977 concert at the Forum in Los Angeles and includes live versions of most of the songs on their hugely popular album, "Rumours."

The Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame announced its inaugural class of inductees that includes such top acts as Joan Baez, The Band, The Byrds, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Richie Havens, Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, Willie Nelson, Peter, Paul & Mary, Bonnie Raitt, Pete Seeger, Mavis Staples, James Taylor, and The Weavers. The awards ceremonies will take place in Boston, MA in April 2024.

Also that week, Joe Walsh announced a new contest where the winner and a guest will get a VIP trip to San Diego for this year's VetsAid concert taking place November 12 at the city's North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre. In addition to Walsh, featured performers will include Stephen Stills and Jeff Lynne's ELO. To enter the contest, fans need to donate $10 to VetsAid which raises money for charities that aid veterans. For more info, visit

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