IN OTHER NEWS
Rush, Robbie Robertson, Van Halen and more.
Ray Danniels, manager of Rush and one of the music industry’s good guys, will be honored by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences in Hamilton, Ontario on March 14th. He’ll pick up the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award, which recognizes individuals who’ve made an impact on the Canadian music industry. Also at the ceremony, Rush will receive the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award for their devotion to philanthropy and humanitarian causes.
Robbie Robertson has completed 19 chapters of his autobiography.
Boston plans to tour again this year.
Here’s another clue regarding what Van Halen will release in the next two months: It will be a first for them with David Lee Roth.
Grateful Dead singer-guitarist Bob Weir will appear on The Late Late Show on CBS on Thursday. He’ll perform and sit for an interview with guest host John Mayer.