IN OTHER NEWS
Sammy Hagar will appear at Lefty O’Douls in San Francisco on Friday at noon. He’ll be joining some of the best bartenders from the Bay Area in a Mai Tai contest, with the winner going to Hawaii to compete in the National Contest in Kona.
Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie visited with the Eagles backstage at their show in London the other night.
Ian Hunter is working on a career-spanning box set, including unreleased material. He hopes to release it next year.
ZZ Top will release a new live film on July 22nd. Live at Montreux 2013 contains 17 ZZ classics, including “La Grange,” “Gimme All Your Lovin,’” “Sharp Dressed Man,” “Legs” and “Tush.”
Gordon Lightfoot was honored Monday night in Toronto. The “Sundown” and “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” tunesmith received a lifetime achievement award from SOCAN, the Canadian counterpart to the U.S. performance rights organization ASCAP.