• Sting & Paul Simon Kick Off "On Stage Together" Tour Saturday

    Sting & Paul Simon Kick Off "On Stage Together" Tour Saturday

    On paper, the pairing of Sting and Paul Simon for a joint headlining tour may not be an obvious one.  But Sting says that their On Stage Together trek, which gets under way Saturday in Houston, came about because the two stars have, in fact, been on stage together before, and discovered that they make a pretty good team. “We have sung together before. We did a big charity last year in New York together, and it was surprising how quickly our voices did blend, just because we’re experienced at doing it,” Sting told reporters not long ago.  “But there… Read more

  • Prince Wants to Charge "About $10" for Concert Tickets

    Prince Wants to Charge "About $10" for Concert Tickets

    Prince is hoping to make it easier for fans to attend his upcoming concerts. Following an intimate performance for 10 people in London, which was held in the living room of his friend, singer Lianne La Havas, the multitalented artist announced that he wants to charge 10 dollars for his series of upcoming U.K. shows. According to the BBC, Prince, who will be joined by his new band 3rdEyeGirl for the concerts, announced, “We want to charge about $10 a ticket — this is a new band, people are getting something new.  We’ve been together for over a year, and… Read more

  • U2 Members to Collaborate on New Film by "Once" Writer/Director

    U2 Members to Collaborate on New Film by "Once" Writer/Director

    U2‘s Bono and The Edge are set to collaborate with John Carney, writer/director of the award-winning 2007 Irish musical film Once, on new movie titled Sing Street.  According to ScreenDaily.com, the U2 band mates will compose original music for the flick, and reportedly are in discussions to make other as-yet-unannounced contributions to the film. Sing Street will tell the semi-autobiographical tale of a 14-year-old boy growing up in the 1980s in Dublin, Ireland, who is struggling with an unhappy home life and school bullies.  The lead character, named Cosmo, forms a band and travels to London with his model girlfriend… Read more

  • Paul & Ringo Reminisce About "Ed Sullivan Show" with Letterman: "It's Like Going Back to Your Old School"

    Paul & Ringo Reminisce About "Ed Sullivan Show" with Letterman: "It's Like Going Back to Your Old School"

    When you return to a place you first visited when you were young, it always seems smaller somehow, right?  Well, that’s exactly what Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney experience every time they step into New York City’s Ed Sullivan Theater, the venue where, 50 years ago this Sunday night, the Beatles made their live U.S. television debut. David Letterman, whose show currently occupies the theater, sat down with McCartney and Ringo for an interview you’ll see on Sunday’s night CBS special marking the anniversary of that performance, The Beatles: The Night that Changed America –  A Grammy Salute.  In some… Read more

  • Rarely Heard 1968 John Lennon Interview Streaming Online Now; NYC Listening Party to Take Place Sunday

    Rarely Heard 1968 John Lennon Interview Streaming Online Now; NYC Listening Party to Take Place Sunday

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles‘ first trip to the United States, the Hard Rock Cafe’s website is streaming a two-hour audio interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono from December 1968 that’s never before been heard in its entirety.  The conversation was conducted by a then-college student from the U.K. named Maurice Hindle at Lennon’s home in Surrey, England. HardRock.com also is featuring transcripts from the interview, an analysis of what Lennon discussed, and a related memorabilia gallery.  In addition, the Hard Rock Café in New York City will host a “Lost Lennon Interview” listening party… Read more

  • Billy Joel Adds 10th Show at NY's Madison Square Garden

    Billy Joel Adds 10th Show at NY's Madison Square Garden

    Billy Joel’s ongoing residency at New York City’s Madison Square Garden is inching toward a year-long stint.  He’s just announced a 10th show for October. Tickets for the October 2 show go on sale Valentine’s Day, February 14 via Ticketmaster.  Citi cardmembers can get access to pre-sale tickets starting on Tuesday. In addition to the October show, The Piano Man is also scheduled to perform at the Garden on March 21, April 18, May 9 — which is his 65th birthday — June 21, July 2, August 7, and September 17. All those dates are sold out.  Billy has said… Read more

  • Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies Publishes New eBook Focusing on His Spiritual Beliefs

    Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies Publishes New eBook Focusing on His Spiritual Beliefs

    The Kinks‘ Dave Davies has long been fascinated by spirituality and Eastern philosophy, having practiced meditation and yoga since he was in his early twenties.  The 67-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has a section of his official website called Spiritual Planet that offers a forum for discussing such topics as metaphysics, the paranormal, psychic research and astrology, and he’s hosted special events and workshops that focus on his beliefs. Now, the influential guitarist has published an electronic book called Heal: A Guide to Meditation that’s devoted to his daily method for relaxation and spiritual healing.  Among the subjects… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  • Apr 02Teen Homeschooler Book Club at the Lee County Library
  • Apr 02Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Meeting
  • Apr 03Crossroad Community Church - FREE Fried Fish Dinner
  • Apr 03First Friday Family Night Stevens Center Sanford
  • Apr 04Carolina Town and Country - Easter Egg Hunt and Flock Shop