IN OTHER NEWS
If you happen to be in Italy at the end of this month, be on the lookout for Can’t Stand Losing You. The documentary film about The Police based on guitarist Andy Summers’ autobiography will be in theaters throughout the country.
Jimmy Buffett will perform on The Tonight Show Tuesday night from Orlando, Florida.
There’s been a traffic jam of artists meeting up in Europe lately. Bono visited the Eagles in Dublin; Joe Walsh popped in on the The Rolling Stones last Friday in Paris; Joe Perry hung with Ronnie Wood in Berlin; The Scorpions and Aerosmith got together in Berlin; and Steven Tyler ran into Richie Sambora in England.
Don Felder will do an online chat on Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET at Facebook.com/Pherver. He says, “It’s getting harder and harder to stay in touch with my fans so I wanted to do a live Q&A with all of you! I’ll be live video-chatting and answering questions as they come in online.”
Gene Simmons will sing the national anthem before tonight’s (Monday’s) baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers in L.A.
Ian Hunter celebrated his 75th birthday onstage last week at City Winery in New York. He wrote on his website, “I’m not good at birthdays, but I sure will remember this one… I was totally convinced earlier on in life that I would never make 50. Who knew?”
You have to love Sharon Osbourne’s honesty and sense of humor. On Sunday she tweeted, “Happy Father’s Day to my husband Ozzy Osbourne and my son Jack Osbourne. I’m so proud of you both. You’re both crazy ****s, but I love you.”
Asia will release a live CD/DVD collection, High Voltage, on August 26th. It was recorded on July 24th, 2010 at the inaugural High Voltage Festival in Victoria Park, London.
Jeff Lynne’s 2014 version of ELO will headline the BBC Radio 2 Live in London’s Hyde Park on September 14th. They will be backed by the BBC Concert Orchestra. Also on the bill are Blondie and Chrissie Hynde.