Random music news for Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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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