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To Jam Wrigley, Huge Lineup, Baby Named SUE-happy and Foo to Induct Rush

The WQLZ Music Minute--Music news written by Bishop for 92.7 WQLZ, The Rock Station


Pearl Jam

To Jam Wrigley


A couple of big concert announcements to pass along this morning: Pearl Jam will be headed to Chicago to rock with fans. The band, who just last year, celebrated 20 years with a festival of sorts and a documentary about their formation and years of albums. Now, after taking some time off, the band will play Chicago’s Wrigley Field this Summer. It’s an evening with Pearl Jam, meaning they are the only band on the lineup. That show is scheduled July 19th. Tickets go on sale February 9th. Surely it’s gonna be a sell out.


Huge lineup


Meanwhile, Rock on the Range has been announced, and it’s gonna be pretty killer. The festival in Columbus, Ohio, will feature Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Korn, and the Smashing Pumpkins as headliners. Korn’s set is actually going to feature the return of Brian “Head’ Welch, which will be epic. Also on the docket of bands: Bush, Stone Sour, Three Days Grace, Papa Roach, Volbeat, Buckcherry, Halestorm, Sick Puppies and more. That festival will be May 17th and 19th. Get more info on tickets at RockontheRange.com.


Baby named SUE-happy


They’re either sue happy, or they have really cocky lawyers … The Black Keys are at it again. This time, they’re suing a casino over a song they claim sounds a lot like one of theirs. The band says that Pinnacle Entertainment used a song that sounds like The Black Keys’ “Howlin’ For You” in a commercial for two Louisiana casinos. Not long ago, the band sued Pizza Hut and Home Depot for similar reasons. Here’s the lesson … Don’t attempt to make a song that sounds anything like The Black Keys. Actually, the best bet is to probably not even listen to The Black Keys just so you don’t get influenced and accidentally write a song that may sound like one of theirs. Because if it does, watch out … they’ll get their lawyers on you so quick, you won’t know what to do!

"Did you hear that? That sounds like one of our songs ... "
"Did you hear that? That sounds like one of our songs ... "


Foo to induct Rush


The Rock Hall has a list of inductees … but the news today is they have a list of the presenters! The announcements this year will come from a bunch of different artists, including Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins set to present Rush into the Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony takes place April 18th in LA.


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