News featuring Joe

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’14 Dec 20 Sat

Saturday 20th December

  • Today:Joan Jett opening The Who's tour (5 NYC-area dates included)

    Photo: Joan Jett w/ Alice Cooper in October (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

    As discussed, The Who are going on a 50th anniversary tour in 2015, and since we last spoke, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts have been added as an opener, including on all five NYC-area dates. Those happen on May 20 at Nassau Coliseum, May 26 at Barclays Center, May 30 at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, October 25 at Prudential Center and October 27 at Madison Square Garden. Tickets for all five shows are still available. Forest Hills tix here, and tix for the other four here.

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Tuesday 9th December

  • Wadada Leo Smith: Red Hill

    The out-trumpet icon teams with Jamie Saft, Joe Morris, and Balazs Pandi, making six bracing free improvisations that hark back to the 1970s and come fully up to date.

    Most of the standard jazz histories skip the really interesting time when noisy experimental rock — punk, hardcore, skronk, No Wave, whatever labels you like for the smart-as-a-whip art-rock that was emerging in the late '70s — crept over toward jazz. Jazz in its free-wheeling avant grade forms was already a plain influence on that music, so it's no surprise that the two scenes would engage in a bit of flirtation. While it isn't well-documented,…

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’14 Dec 8 Mon

Monday 8th December

  • Green Day's Jason White Diagnosed with Cancer

    For many years, Green Day were a trio, but the arena-punk band added longtime touring guitarist Jason White as a full member a couple of years back. Now, White has fallen upon tough times, as he's been diagnosed with cancer. White has got cancer of the tonsils. An announcement on Green Day's website says that the doctors "caught it early" and that the cancer is "treatable." He's also expected to make a "full and speedy recovery." White will likely have a little bit of time in which to rest and recuperate, since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has signed on to star and write music for...Read More

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’14 Dec 4 Thu

Thursday 4th December

  • Joe Perry Releases Christmas Collection With Johnny Depp

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  • Ian McLagan (Small Faces, the Faces), RIP

    Sad news: Ian McLagan, keyboardist for Small Faces and the Faces, and who also played with Rod Stewart solo, The Rolling Stones and others, died today, having suffered a stroke in his home of Austin, TX. (He moved there in 1993.) He was 69.

    McLagan played Small Faces classics "Itchycoo Park," Lazy Sunday," Rod Stewart's "Maggie May" among many others. He was a sought-after session musician as well, having played with Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen, Joe Cocker, Bob Dylan, Melissa Etheridge, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Westerberg, Izzy Stradlin, Frank Black, Nikki Sudden, John Mayer, and many others. He also continued to make his own music with The Bump Band, whose most recent album, United States, came out this year via Yep Roc. McLagan also was a member of supergroup The Empty Hearts which included Clem Burke from Blondie and Elliot Easton of The Cars.

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