The Simpsons are good for your vocabulary. See? And now, let’s embiggen the music news for September 15, 2021. Kwyjibo to you all.
- Michael Bublé canceled some shows in Texas because the venue wouldn’t expand COVID protocols.
- That’s now five American anti-vax conservative radio hosts who have died from COVID.
- The surviving members of The Rolling Stones didn’t attend Charlie Watts funeral because of COVID travel restrictions.
- Meanwhile, The Stones will change their famous tongue logo for the upcoming tour in honour of Charlie.
- The 2022 Junos will be held at the Budweiser Stage in Toronto on May 15. More details soon.
- Yeah, the recorded music industry is doing fine, especially in the US.
- George Wein, one of the pioneers of the modern music festival has died at the age of 95.
- I’m 100% behind Nickelback in this silly plagiarism lawsuit. Good to see that they’re fighting back.
- Brian May of Queen jammed...with himself? (Via Tom)
- Rod Stewart’s assault trial (it involved a security guard) has been canceled as the defense opts for a plea deal.
- Nicki Minaj is either spreading lies or is just plain dumb. Probably both.
- Noel concedes one to Our Kid.
- A downtown Hamilton music venue is closing next month. Damn.
- I was on George Oliver’s Just Chill podcast. See it here.
BONUS: Toilet trained cows.
BONUS BONUS: This.
The 99% survival stat has been difficult for Americans to grasp (despite seeing COVID survivors w/ awful long-term health effects all around then). I like this approach that explains the “odds” of vaccinated vs unvaccinated, from a woman who lost her dad to COVID. #GetVaccinated pic.twitter.com/LBcfgCaYKB— Gaby Dow 🇺🇸✨ (@GabrielaDow) September 12, 2021
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