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Peter Frampton, Billy Joel, Cheap Trick, Van Morrison and more.
Peter Frampton is busy with a few projects. He is contributing to Randy Bachman‘s next album as well as working on tracks for Steve Marriott and Buddy Holly tribute albums.
Huey Lewis, Starship and A Flock of Seagulls are among the acts lined up for the ’80s Cruise, which will sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida on February 28th, 2016. It will be hosted by original MTV veejays Nina Blackwood, Alan Hunter and Mark Goodman.
The Billy Joel concert documentary Last Play at Shea will be released November 18th on DVD, Blu-ray and video-on-demand. The film documents The Piano Man’s July 2008 shows at the former home of the New York Mets, and features interviews with players and performers — including Sting, John Mayer, Roger Daltrey, Steven Tyler, Paul McCartney, Garth Brooks, Don Henley and Tony Bennett.
Rascals‘ guitarist Gene Cornish is working on his first solo album.
The Foo Fighters show at Chicago’s Wrigley Field next August, with special guest Cheap Trick, sold out in about 15 minutes.
Van Morrison is playing the opening of the London Jazz Bar in London next Monday for the capacity crowd of 350.