News …

Hells Angels once plotted to kill Mick Jagger, according to BBC documentary – Associated Press

Rapper Juvenile’s daughter, mother of child and another child found shot to death – Associated Press

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak knocks iPhone – PC Pro U.K.

About 18 percent of the Australian population pirate music – Melbourne Herald Sun

No, not a band, but an “iBand” – The New York Times (registration may be required)

“Unlikely rebel” Kenny G talks about his new Latin-influenced album – Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

Views …

Kate Nash in Nottingham – “Tip-toeing on to the stage in a pretty tea dress, smiling sweetly and sipping from a china mug, Nash has an almost doll-like appearance. ” – Nottingham Evening Post

Elton John in Sudbury – “There was no question those lucky enough to scoop up tickets for the concert – the 6,000-plus tickets sold out in 45 minutes – knew they were at an event.” – The Sudbury Star

Arlo Guthrie in Fayetteville – “…he felt like a good friend by night’s end.” – Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Nicole Atkins in Portland – “Her voice, if not acrobatic, carries emotion as if feelings were tangible, were things that could be hurled through the air. It’s a voice strong enough to slug you.” – The Oregonian

Levon Helm Band in Boston – “Triumph and joy. You could see it in Levon Helm’s eyes, on his ear-to-ear grin, and most of all, you could hear it within the soul of the music Saturday night.” – The Boston Globe

Grizzly Bear and the Los Angeles Philharmonic – “As a means of building a bridge between the ‘serious’ realm of classical music and contemporary pop styles, Saturday’s double billing of the L.A. Philharmonic and indie post-post-rock band Grizzly Bear couldn’t have been a better match.” – Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

Lang Lang in Toronto – “With a brilliant and inspired performance, Lang proved he has both style and substance.” – The Globe & Mail

They Say It’s Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)

Jennifer Warnes is 61

Robyn Hitchcock is 55

John Lilley (The Hooters) is 54

Tone Loc is 42

John Bigham (Fishbone) is 39