The Closing Bell
We’ve gotta get home in time to fix mom’s Hamburger Helper and give her a foot massage before “Heroes” comes on. Everyone ready? Good.
Stories on Miley Cyrus, singing Roman Catholic priests, behind the scenes of The Beatles’ “Love,” Sammy Davis Jr. and “Xanadu,” plus new dates for Yes, Puddle of Mudd and 54-40, here we come! Read on McDuff…
Overnight Sensation …
We’re not going to tell you how much better off you’ll be if you read the following items tomorrow morning. We don’t want you to read these stories. Really. Don’t do it. We just mentioned them so you’d know what you’re missing. (And by the way, don’t think of a polar bear.)
Brian Wilson’s Sunny Outlook – The iconic singer/songwriter/producer has announced dates for a fall trek in support of his latest release, That Lucky Old Sun.
Umphrey’s McGee Hits The Road Again – The hard touring jam band is gearing up to climb back on the bus for a fall North American tour.
Relax Hannah Montana fans! Miley Cyrus says she’s staying in the House of Mouse for the duration – MTV.com
The latest hot boy band from across the pond is – three priests from Northern Ireland? – The Telegraph
Been lucky enough to see The Beatles’ “Love” in Las Vegas? Find yourself wondering, “How’d they do that?” Now you can learn the secrets in the comfort of your own home – Associated Press via The Philadelphia Inquirer
And you thought the mess James Brown left behind was bad. Debt and infighting threaten to doom Sammy Davis Jr.’s legacy – Associated Press via Dallas Morning News
Mount Olympus comes to the Windy City – Chicago Tribune
Dates, Dates & More Dates …
When others say no, we say Yes. The legendary progressive rock band that is. Dates for the group’s 40th anniversary tour with replacement singer Benoit David are trickling in. Confirmed stops so far include Toronto; Columbus, Ohio; New York City; Asbury Park, N.J.; and Cleveland.
Puddle of Mudd keeps on keepin’ on with a bunch of new U.S. dates just announced, including Philadelphia; New York City; Columbus, Ohio (man, they get all the good shows!); Green Bay, Wis.; Saint Paul, Minn.; and Libertyville, Ill.
Quick think of a number. Got it? Is it 54? How about 40? How about both? Yep, Canadian rockers 54-40 hit the road at home this fall to visit lucky folks in Kamloops, British Columbia; Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto.
While most of you were busy complaining that the weekend was too short, we updated schedules for Bob Dylan, Stephen Lynch, AC/DC, Jakob Dylan, Eagles, Carrie Rodriguez, Meshell Ndegeocello, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Boyzone, Missy Higgins, Simply Red and many, many others.
So that’s it for today kids. We hope we’ve succeeded in feeding your voracious need for all things musical today. And if we haven’t, that’s good too. ‘Cause we’ll be back here first thing in the morning unloading a new shipment of goodies for all of you info junkies out there.
Now if you’ll excuse us, we’ve got a cape to press. Linderman lives!