Random music news for Thursday, March 17, 2022

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. You know what you need to do–but only after you read music news for March 17, 2022. (Oh, and it’s also St. Gertrude’s Day. She’s the patron saint of cats.)

  1. A former KFC in Toronto is about to be turned into a really interesting live music venue and rehearsal space.
  2. The good people of Chatham-Kent in Ontario have found some new names for their snowplows. Some musical puns here.
  3. Rush’s Geddy Lee has a new acting gig.
  4. Instagram (working on behalf of Pete Davidson), Kanye 0.
  5. The US Congress may be getting closer to investigating Ticketmaster.
  6. Ouch!” says Spotify CEO Daniel Ek.
  7. Ouch again!” says Ek.
  8. Limp Bizkit’s new tour is called “Limp Bizkit Still Sucks.” Seriously.
  9. This guy really doesn’t like his dentist.
  10. Don’t feel bad, dude. I get this song title wrong all the time.
  11. What makes a successful TikTok video? These sorts of things.
  12. Jack White’s Third Man Records is going to release an ancient Prince album. (Via Tom)

BONUS: Oh, great. After everything we’ve gone through, now this?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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