[Music News] Santana Proposes, Jimmy Buffett Rocks The Gulf, Bryan Ferry of Roxy
by Fresh New Music,posted Jul 13 2010 10:02AM
Carlos Santana Proposes To Drummer Onstage
Being the smooth romantic he is, Carlos Santana popped the question to his drummer Cindy Blackman four songs into his July 9 show in Tinley Park, Illinois. Blackman said yes and the two love birds sealed the deal with a kiss to the applause of the crowd. Santana said in a statement Monday, "Cindy and I are blessed to have found each other. Being in love is a gift from the universe, and the spirit and vibrations that come with it are infinitely powerful." Best wishes to the happy couple from Triple M! more infoJimmy Buffett Plays Free Gulf Shore Show
Parrotheads arrived on the Gulf shore of Alabama to groove to the smooth sounds of Jimmy Buffett and stick it to the oil as it still flows in the Gulf. Buffett grew up on the Alabama coast and referred to the concert as like "a little Jazz Fest with an ocean," referencing the New Orleans Jazz Festival. Alabama Governor Bob Riley said that the state may use the received $15 million from BP for tourism promotion to put on additional concerts this fall. Florida Governor Charlie Christ also arrived on the coast to check out the Buffett show and said, "I think all the Gulf states will benefit from this. We're all in this together. God Bless Jimmy Buffett." Check out video from the concert below and check out this article for more info.
Jon Bon Jovi Tears Calf Muscle During Show, Yet Finishes Show
Jon Bon Jovi LOVES New Jersey. While performing in East Rutherford, New Jersey at the New Meadowlands Stadium, Bon Jovi frontman Jon Bon Jovi badly injured his calf. Despite a torn calf muscle, Jon Bon Jovi finished the two and a half hour show while even limping back onstage for the encore. Jon assured the crowd he was fine as he hobbled around stage saying, "I'm old, what can I tell you." A spokeswoman for the band said the injury will not hinder any future tour dates. more infoNew Interpol Single "Barricade" Released Online
New York based indie rockers Interpol have a new album on the way, and you know what that means... new singles! Interpol is set to release their fourth studio album on September 7 and have leaked the album's first single titled "Barricade" online. Check out the track below.
Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music to Release "Stacked" Solo Album
Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music is working on his upcoming album Olympia and has been graced with the help of a whole slew of famously talented friends. Artists featured on the album will include Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, former Chic frontman Nile Rodgers, Marcus Miller, Scissor Sisters, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd as well as Primal Scream bassist Mani. The album will also include the Groove Armada track "Shameless" which features Ferry on vocals. If you still aren't impressed and excited, Ferry will be collaborating with former Roxy bandmates Andy MacKay, Phil Manzanera, and Brian Eno. more info[You Should Know] Owen Pallett Releases Free "Lewis Takes Off His Shirt" EP
Formerly known as "Final Fantasy," indie pop violinist and singer Owen Pallett has released a free EP through his website. If you have never heard of Owen Pallett definitely give a listen, especially if you are planning on heading to The National on September 28 as Owen Pallett is scheduled to open the date at the Orpheum here in Madison. The free EP features Pallett's track "Lewis Takes Off His Shirt" as well as a handful of remixes of the track. Check out the EP here. To grab tickets for The National and Own Pallett, head to True Endeavors!McCartney Rocks San Fran For First Time Since '66
Paul McCartney rocked the Bay area Satuday night for the first time since The Beatles final public concert on August 29, 1966. McCartney played at the new baseball stadium AT&T Park next to Candlestick Park where The Beatles previously played. McCartey recalled the 1966 show saying, "We have great memories from playing here a long, long time ago. But we couldn't hear a damn thing from all the screaming girls." The developements of technology as well as the aging of the "girls" helped McCartney hear himself this time as he put on a great show for the McCartney faithful. To check out photos, the 38 song setlist, and other information about the show check here.
[Music News] Santana Proposes, Jimmy Buffett Rocks The Gulf, Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music To Release Ne
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