IN OTHER NEWS
It wasn't exactly foreign territory for Gene Simmons when he did a solo benefit show Tuesday night in L.A. as he was backed by two of his KISS bandmates -- guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer. Also joining him was his daughter Sophie. Simmons received the Golden God Award last night in L.A.
Nothing Like I Planned: The Art of John Mellencamp exhibit opens today at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.
Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Trip exhibit opens today at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
Donovan, Buddy Guy and Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen will be among those paying tribute to John Mayer when he receives a Grammys on the Hill award from the Recording Academy on April 25th in Washington, D.C. Mayer is being recognized for his commitment to improving the music community's working environment.
King Crimson's Adrian Belew and Tony Levin will hold their second annual Three of a Perfect Pair Music Camp from August 13th to the 17th at the Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York.