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Prince – “Purple Rain”
A star-studded lineup of musicians are going to pay tribute to Prince as part of the “Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince” concert. The concert, which is set to be filmed in L.A. two days after the Grammys on January 28th, will see performances from Prince’s band The Revolution, Foo Fighters, St. Vincent, Beck, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Alicia Keys, John Legend, and more. The musicians will be performing tracks from Prince’s expansive catalogue, and former Prince collaborator Sheila E. will be the musical director.
Beastie Boys – “No Sleep Till Brooklyn”
The Beastie Boys are set to collaborate with Spike Jonze again, as he will be releasing a photo book about the renowned trio. In the past, the band and the filmmaker have collaborated on album covers, a memoir, a stage show, and classic music videos like “Sabotage” and “Sure Shot.” Now, Jonze’s first-ever photography book will be aptly called Beastie Boys. The 256-page book is set to contain more than two hundred of Jonze’s personal photographs that he shot while spending time with the Beastie Boys.
Stevie Nicks – “Edge of Seventeen”
Stevie Nicks is set to play BottleRock festival, which has announced its 2019 lineup. he festival, which takes place from May 22nd to 24th in Napa Valley, is set to feature outstanding performances from huge artists like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Matthews Band, Anderson .Paak, Miley Cyrus, Maggie Rogers, Blondie, Of Monsters and Men, Janelle Monae, Jimmy Eat World, and more.
Talking Heads – “Once In A Lifetime”
Talking Heads frontman David Byrne was a guest on an episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers this week, where he talked about everything from performing on Broadway to getting advice from Jerry Seinfeld. Byrne, who is currently in a run of Broadway performances of his show American Utopia, talked about the difference in Broadway and Vegas residencies. Not only does Byrne reveal that he never recognizes celebrities in the crowd of his shows, but he even reveals some advice that he got from Jerry Seinfeld to approve a joke in the show. Watch the interview here.
David Bowie – “Rebel Rebel”
A previously unreleased version of David Bowie’s “The Man Who Sold the World” has arrived this week. The track marks the first installment in a forthcoming six-track EP called Is It Any Wonder, with the next five songs arriving on a weekly basis. Listen to the new rendition of “The Man Who Sold the World” here.