News Ticker: Jennifer Hudson, Barry Manilow, Beck, Them Crooked Vultures

September 10th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • Jennifer Hudson and the Roots’ ?uestlove will help celebrate the 70th anniversary of the The Wizard of Oz with a special concert in New York’s Central Park on September 29th. More details on the unique show and ticket info can be found at Netflix.

  • R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe’s film production company has purchased the rights to a romantic comedy that will focus on a batch of Barry Manilow fans as they journey to Las Vegas to see Manilow perform at Mandalay Bay, Variety reports.
  • Not content to just interview Will Ferrell, Beck has interviewed a Will Ferrell look-alike on the Irrelevant Topics section of his Website.
  • Aussie hard-rock fans rejoice: Them Crooked Vultures are heading your way. Blabbermouth reports the supergroup will go Down Under for a handful of January gigs.

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