Bruce Springsteen, Robert Plant and Eric Clapton are among the headliners for the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The annual music fest will take place over two three-day weekends from April 25 through May 4.
As part of his ongoing musical adventures, Robert Plant traveled to Mali in 2003 to perform at the Festival in the Desert. His time there was filmed for a documentary called 'Zirka.' You can watch the first episode in the eight-part web series above.
In recent years, Robert Plant has shown more of an interest in exploring the roots and sounds of traditional music. But that doesn't mean he's forgotten about the 21st century, and he's proving it with a newly beefed-up online presence.
Getting trapped in one's own past glories is a pitfall for many classic-rock stars, but Robert Plant has managed to avoid it. As he explained during a recent interview, he's done it by always following his muse.
The first single from Patty Griffin's new album 'American Kid' features Led Zeppelin lead singer Robert Plant on harmonies. 'Ohio,' is much more than a vocal collaboration between the two however. Griffin credits her longtime partner with bringing the track to its final rest…
Legendary former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant gave extensive interviews for a forthcoming new biography from HarperCollins, to be called 'Robert Plant: A Life.' The book is due for release this October in the U.K. and Canada and then next January in the U.S.