FILE - This Nov. 5, 2012 file photo shows John Mellencamp performing during a campaign rally at the American Civil War Center at the Historic Tredegar Ironworks, in Richmond, Va. More a

 

              FILE - This Nov. 5, 2012 file photo shows John Mellencamp performing during a campaign rally at the American Civil War Center at the Historic Tredegar Ironworks, in Richmond, Va. More a
FILE - This Nov. 5, 2012 file photo shows John Mellencamp performing during a campaign rally at the American Civil War Center at the Historic Tredegar Ironworks, in Richmond, Va. More and more singer-songwriters from the rock and pop world are turning to the stage. Mellencamp, Sarah McLachlan, Tori Amos, Edie Brickell, David Byrne, Fatboy Slim, Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello and The Flaming Lips are making musicals. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file)