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Rolling Stones, KISS, Bryan Adams and more.
Buffalo Springfield and Poco singer Richie Furay was in Los Angeles this week where he stopped by the Grammy Museum to check out the Laurel Canyon exhibit.
Keith Richards normally sings two songs in the middle of a Rolling Stones show, but on Wednesday in Sydney, Australia he did three in order to help Mick Jagger rest his voice. It was their first show since having to cancel last Saturday’s performance in Hanging Rock, Australia because of Jagger’s throat infection.
Charlie Watts sat in on drums for a few songs, including a cover of the Stones‘ “Waiting on a Friend,” Thursday night at the 505 club in Sydney, Australia with Tim Ries, Bernard Fowler and Darryl Jones from the Stones’ touring band.
On Tuesday (Veteran’s Day), Prince Harry attended the London opening of Bryan Adams‘ new photo exhibit, Wounded, which depicts soldiers injured in combat. Adams was friends with Harry’s mother, Princess Diana.
Jimmy Page‘s appearance on Ellen has been moved to November 21st. Also appearing on that episode? Teen idols One Direction.
Gene Simmons will speak at the Inaugural Equities.com Small-Cap Stars Conference at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York on December 18th.
The Friends of Jimi Hendrix Park and the Jimi Hendrix Park Foundation in Seattle will unveil a Hendrix-themed bus shelter on November 19th. Jimi’s half-sister, Janie Hendrix, who oversees Experience Hendrix, will preside over the ceremony. She says, “Having his image placed on this shelter is a moving tribute to Jimi and an honor to the Hendrix family. This is yet another way of recognizing Jimi for his contribution to this city, and the mark he made on the world. We are deeply appreciative.”