Arch MUSIC NEWS for 10/17/12
Arch MUSIC NEWS is compiled by Jay Philpott -
If they win it, they get to put a ring on it! The players might be singing that along with Beyoncé at the Super Bowl. The NFL is confirming the Grammy winning superstar is next in line to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show. The football league tweeted confirmation Tuesday afternoon, hours after rumors began circulating about Beyoncé’s participation in next year’s Bowl game. The tweet included a picture of Beyoncé wearing eye black with the words “Feb 3″ and “2013″ scrawled on each of her cheeks. Super Bowl 47 will be held on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans. It will mark the 31-year-old singer’s first halftime performance, although she previously performed the national anthem at the 2004 Super Bowl.
Keith Richards says he’s not sure just how much money the Rolling Stones stand to earn with their upcoming concerts. While the band is rumored to be making just under 26-million-dollars from their London and Newark dates, the guitarist tells England’s BBC6 Music that “numbers can get greatly exaggerated.” Keith also admits he’s “a bit out of touch with the mechanics of showbiz and stuff.” He says he just wants to “do some shows,” and adds that he doesn’t “want to charge over the bloody top” for them. According to Ticketmaster.com, fans going to the Newark shows will find tickets ranging in price from 114-dollars-and-80-cents to 813-dollars.
Neil Young will be presenting the first of his two Bridge School Benefit Concerts online. Saturday’s show is set to be webcast, and will be streaming at www.BridgeSchoolBenefit.org to raise more money through the show. Viewers will be able to access the webcast with a ten-dollar donation. The eight-hour concert is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. Central time Saturday night. The event will feature acoustic sets from such stars as Guns N’ Roses — who are making their Bridge School Benefit debut — as well as Jack White, The Flaming Lips, Sarah McLachlan, Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon, and others. Neil Young and Crazy Horse are the headliners. The concert will take place at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California.
Stars are aligning on the ballot for induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The rock-heavy list of nominees includes Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry; Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham, Steve Nicks, and Christine McVie; and Electric Light Orchestra’s Jeff Lynne They’re all in the running in the Performer category along with Foreigner’s Mick Jones and Lou Gramm; The Kinks’ Ray Davies; Jimmy Buffett, Steve Winwood, and Elvis Costello. Meanwhile, former 4 Non Blondes frontwoman Linda Perry and J.D. Souther are among those on the Non-Performer ballot.
Voting members of the Songwriters Hall can only choose two from the Performer category for induction along with three from the Non-Performer category. The new honorees will be celebrated at the 2013 Annual Awards Gala, which will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis on June 13th.
Songwriters Hall Of Fame Nominees:
Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie, & Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac)
Ray Davies (The Kinks)
Mick Jones & Lou Gramm (Foreigner)
Annie Lennox & Dave Stewart (Eurythmics)
Jeff Lynne (ELO)
Steven Tyler & Joe Perry (Aerosmith)
Bobby Braddock – “He Stopped Loving Her Today” (George Jones), “D-I-V-O-R-C-E” (Tammy Wynette)
Don Covay – “Chain of Fools” (Aretha Franklin), “Pony Time” (Chubby Checker)
Randy Goodrum – “Lesson In Leavin’” (Dottie West), “Oh Sherrie” (Steve Perry)
Tony Hatch – “Downtown,”Don’t Sleep In The Subway,”I Know A Place,” “Sign Of The Times” (Petula Clark)
Holly Knight – “The Best” (Tina Turner) “Love Is A Battlefield” (Pat Benatar)
Dennis Lambert & Brian Potter – “Ain’t No Woman (Like The One I’ve Got)” (Four Tops), “One Tin Soldier (The Legend of Billy Jack)” (Coven)
Bob McDill – “It Must Be Love,” “Gone Country” (Alan Jackson) “Song of the South” (Alabama)
Rick Nowels – “Heaven Is A Place on Earth” (Belinda Carlisle)
Linda Perry – “Get The Party Started” (Pink)
P.F. Sloan & Steve Barri – “Secret Agent Man” (Johnny Rivers) “Eve of Destruction” (Barry McGuire)
Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro will appear on the FX show Sons of Anarchy in the final two episodes of the current season, according to Entertainment Weekly. Navarro will portray a member of the Biz Lats gang. Additionally, Jane’s Addiction will perform a version of the Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil” for the season finale.
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