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Random music news for Monday, August 14, 2023

People in San Francisco are using robotaxis for...what? As for music news for August 14, 2023…

  1. Travis Scott played a show at Circus Maximus in Rome. Sixty people were injured.
  2. Lizzo has been dropped from the Super Bowl halftime show over the scandal involving her dancers.
  3. Hoping to see Taylor Swift in Toronto in November 2024? Hotels are already pretty much sold out.
  4. If you’re in Ontario, the next time you win something with the lottery, you may hear the new remix of the “WINNER/GAGNANT!” music by Loud Luxury.
  5. The 1975’s Malaysia problems continue. And they’re getting expensive.
  6. Classical music is being weaponized again.
  7. Shaquille O’Neal has a 10-track dubstep album coming Friday. Here’s a tease.
  8. The 1975 are having an issue over Malaysia, aren’t they?
  9. The brother of Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr is a real piece of work. See?
  10. Cher’s got a mansion on a private island in Miami for sale. Interested?
  11. Surprise! Noel Gallagher would like to be in a band with Macca and Ringo.
  12. How did these acts manage to get COVID funds from taxpayers? Here’s the story.
  13. KISS launched the first paid VIP meet-and-greet program 20 years ago. They started something.
  14. Here’s a list of album cover locations that you can visit on your next vacation.
  15. An unreleased documentary on Ozzfest is starting to get screened.
  16. Uh, thanks?

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Alan Cross

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