Jimmie Vaughan joined his friend Steve Miller Monday when the Miller-Peter Frampton tour pulled in to Austin, Texas. He jammed with Miller on “Gangster of Love,” “Call It Stormy Monday,” and “T-Bone Shuffle.” Frampton joined them for two more: “Same Old Blues” and “Stranger Blues.” Afterwards, Frampton called it “a dream jam… What a lovely man and an incredible guitar player. We must do this again please.”
The Heart of Rock and Roll, a jukebox musical using the hits of Huey Lewis and the News, will begin its premiere run at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego on September 6th. The show builds a fictional story around such '80s classics as "Hip to Be Square," "Workin' for a Livin'," "The Power of Love" and the title song.
Vinnie Paul reportedly left 75-percent of his estate to his friend Charles Jones and girlfriend Chelsea Yeager. The rest will be split between his tour manager, drum tech and two other people.
Van Morrison’s latest album, Gregg Allman’s final single, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last tour and Elton John’s Grammy TV special have all been nominated for NAMM TEC Awards, which recognize technical excellence in music-making. The ceremony takes place in January at the annual music merchandisers convention in Anaheim, California.