92 KQRS QUICK CLICKS Music News: 12/21/17

92 KQRS QUICK CLICKS Music News: 12/21/17

Jimmy Page says he has gone back into the vaults for more unreleased Led Zeppelin material that he’ll put out next year in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s formation.


Brian May is home from touring and trying to adjust for the holidays.


Sammy Hagar plays Santa Claus all year long.


Jackson Browne will receive the 2018 Les Paul Innovation Award (formerly the Les Paul Award) from NAMM. Previous winners include Joe PerrySlashPete TownshendPaul McCartney, Brian Wilson and Neil Young.


With sexual misconduct allegations being leveled at Gene Simmons, the Friar’s Club has pulled the plug on its roast of him that was scheduled for March 2nd in New York.


Donald Fagen visited Walter Becker to see him for the last time two days before Walter’s death.


A Deadhead double:

Phil Lesh will celebrate his 78th birthday during a three-night run with Steve Winwood.

Dead & Company sold over half a million tickets and grossed over $50-million in 2017.


Billy Joel attended the naming of a Long Island school building for his mother.


Here’s a video of Joe Perry‘s recent charity show in Massachusetts (on his Facebook page – must be signed in).


Neal Schon wants it known that he soldiered through the Journey tour this summer while battling double pneumonia.


Randy Bachman explains the similar titles on albums by Yes and BTO.


Joining Alice Cooper (already in the cast as King Herod), John Legend will play Jesus in the live NBC presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar on Easter.


Pretty Woman: The Musical, with music and lyrics by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance, will have its premiere in Chicago in March. It will begin a Broadway run in New York City’s in July.


Drummers Nick Mason from Pink Floyd and Stewart Copeland from The Police will be featured in an upcoming episode of The Grand Tour, the Amazon Prime automotive series, about the “fastest rock drummer.”

 

Quick Clicks Music News is compiled by Jay Philpott. Listen to Jay every weeknight from 8pm - 12am or hit him up on Twitter @jaydio

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