Classic Rock Nuggets: Clapton, Artimus Pyle Band, Talking Heads and more

 

George Harrison’s widow Olivia went to see Eric Clapton perform at London’s Royal Albert Hall last week and posted video on Instagram. Olivia turned 71 on Saturday.

The Artimus Pyle Band,Sebastian Bach and Angel have been added to next February’s Rock Legends Cruise, which will be headlined by Roger Daltrey, Paul Rodgers, Robby Krieger and Roger Hodgson.

Pete Townshend has decided that theQuadropheniasong “Drowned” is best done by him solo, without the band or orchestra, on The Who’s Moving On!tour.

Talking Heads keyboardist Jerry Harrison will talk about the band's 1984 concert film Stop Making Sense at the Nitehawk Park Slopein Brooklyn, New York on June 11th.

Robin Zander and Alice Cooper will be part of next year’s Rock Meets ClassicEuropean tour of rock acts accompanied by an orchestra. Tomorrow (Wednesday) is the 40th anniversary of Cheap Trick’s Live at Budokanbeing certified platinum.

Neil Young writes about his solo acoustic tour on his website. He says, “I am so lucky. No kidding, folks. Last week’s shows were really cool. Solo acoustic was a lot of fun, doing many of my new songs and old hits to keep it balanced hopefully for everyone (me too).”

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