Jackie Fox, who was in The Runaways with Joan Jett and Lita Ford and who is now an attorney and writer under her real name, Jackie Fuchs, was a contestant on Jeopardy Friday and won $14,200. That means she’ll be back on the show Monday.
Phil Lesh and Friends will headline the Peach Music Festival, July 25th to the 28th at Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Gene Simmons and his kids gave wife and mom Shannon Tweed a puppy for Christmas, which she named Miss Flora after Gene’s mom, who passed away earlier this month at 93.
A truck of equipment belonging to Roy Wood, leader of The Move and co-founder of The Electric Light Orchestra, was stolen while he was on tour in England Thursday. Thieves made off with guitars he’s played since the ‘60s and a custom red Marshall amp that his daughter Sharon says will be tough to sell. She adds that “if the insurers don't pay out then it will fold," meaning Roy will stop touring.
Stephen Stills received an honorary doctorate of music and delivered the commencement speech at the University of Florida Saturday. Stills, who lived in Gainesville as a teenager, partly funded the school’s George Steinbrenner Band Building, which houses the Stephen Stills Rehearsal Room.
REO Speedwagon says those who cannot attend their Thousand Oaks benefit shows next month can donate online to the Ventura County Community Foundation’s Conejo Valley Victims Fund at VCCF.org/Donate/Conejo-Valley-Victims-Fund/.
Moody Blues bassist John Lodge will do more February dates in the Northeast. Specifics to come this week.
Steve Miller will announce his spring tour this week.
Sting will headline the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Experience in September.
Keith Richards, who will turn 75 Tuesday, was interviewed by his daughter Theodora for her Sirius-XM show, Off the Cuff. They talked about his dislike of musicals. “I was at a very early age dragged to see loads of people clumping around the screen and suddenly bursting into song. I was not developed enough to appreciate it…There’s some great songs out of musicals but I cannot watch them." Watch it Tuesday at 8pm ET on the Spectrum channel.