[lastfm]Simon and Garfunkel [/lastfm]tour dates originally scheduled for April and May are being postponed and moved to July due to Art Garfunkel’s “vocal strain.” Saturday, July 3rd will now be the first concert, as of this date, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Barring added dates, their concerts will be only in Canada, some states in the middle of the U.S. and the east coast.
PBS Rocks!….at least sometimes….”When You’re Strange,” the Johnny Depp-narrated documentary film about the [lastfm]Doors[/lastfm] which had a brief run in theaters, will debut on PBS television on May 12. And, “[lastfm]Carole King[/lastfm]-[lastfm]James Taylor[/lastfm]: Live At The Troubadour,” available May 4 on DVD, will air on PBS in June.
“Step right up my friends, it’s the retirement tour that never ends!” [lastfm]Cher[/lastfm] has announced she will hit the road again when her contract at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas reaches the final date. “And, the beat goes on”…
[lastfm]Lou Christie[/lastfm] (“Lightning Strikes,” “Rhapsody In The Rain,” “Two Faces Have I,” “I’m Gonna Make You Mine,” “The Gypsy Cried”) received the Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of the Bronx and Westchester’s Il Leone di San Marco award in music on April 23rd at their luncheon in New Rochelle. I had the pleasure of meeting him in person a few years back for an interview at my Mon-Fri “other” broadcasting job and, in addition to music, we talked extensively about another IMPORTANT topic: Spaghetti sauce (we’re both Italian). He doesn’t recommend oregano as an ingredient. That’s only for pizza sauce. Suono Buono!