Random Music News for Monday, May 29, 2017
It’s Memorial Day in the US and a bank holiday in the UK, but there’s still music news for May 29.
- There were metal detectors, increased police presence and bomb-sniffing dogs at The Weeknd’s show at the Air Canada Centre show in Toronto on Friday.
- KISS has canceled their show in Manchester in the wake of last week’s bombing.
- Here’s another tribute to the victims of Manchester.
- What’s with the unending obsession with Tupac?
- As part of the Ontario 150 celebrations, the long-mothballed Ontario Place is going to reopen.
- Thursday is the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper album. Giles (son of George) Martin explains how the album was remixed for the occasion.
- Scully as Ziggy. I gotta start watching American Gods.
- Meanwhile, this Siberian husky thinks he’s James Brown.
- Problems continue to pile up for the people who ran the now-bankrupt Pemberton Festival.
- Here are some musicians’ tributes to Gregg Allman.
- Elvis’ private jet has been sold after sitting mothballed for 35 years.
- Kenya’s “prayer train” is a commute full of prayer and song.