PREVIEW: Ian & Chad from A Great Big World to perform at The Ark on March 26

TweetANN ARBOR, Mich. — Ian Axel and Chad King from the pop/rock duo A Great Big World will hold an acoustic concert on March 26 at The Ark in Ann Arbor, Mich. They are best known for the hits “Say Something” and “Hold Each Other.” Musician Allie Moss will serve as the opener for that show. I spoke with Ian and Chad during an exclusive phone interview last week. First, I asked how they got started in the music business. “I met Ian at NYU, we both were studying theRead More

LISTEN: Exclusive Interview with Ian & Chad from “A Great Big World”

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo spoke one-on-one with Ian & Chad from the pop/rock duo A Great Big World. In this exclusive interview, find out how they got started in the music business and what goals they have for the next five years. How did the collaboration with Christina Aguilera come about for the song “Say Something”? What’s the story behind their big hit “Hold Each Other”? Learn more about their new acoustic tour, which is playing several dates across the country including a stop at The Ark in Ann Arbor, MIRead More

PHOTOS: Rachel Platten performs at 2016 San Diego County Fair

TweetAmericaJR.com’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for the 2016 San Diego County Fair. Wednesday night’s headliner was pop/rock musician Rachel Platten on the Toyota Concert Series main stage.  Her third studio album and major-label debut, Wildfire, reached number five in the U.S. and spawned the top ten singles “Fight Song” and “Stand by You.” “Fight Song” peaked at number six on Billboard Hot 100 and topped the UK Singles Chart. Her new single impacting radio now is “Better Place.” Other performances were local classic rock bandRead More