News Ticker: Robert Plant, Jay-Z, Live Nation, Eric Clapton

October 27th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • Robert Plant is in talks to perform at Glastonbury. “There’s place for me there, but I have no idea who with,” he told the BBC, thereby igniting the hopes of millions of Led Zeppelin fans itching for another reunion show.

  • Jay-Z, the man who bragged he “made the Yankee hat more famous than a Yankee can” will perform that very song, “Empire State of Mind,” with Alicia Keys at tomorrow night’s Game One of the World Series between the Yankees and the Phillies.
  • Tomorrow Live Nation is hosting a promotion where fans can attend special meet-and-greets with bands including Anvil, Mastodon, Taking Back Sunday and the Used at the clubs they’ll be playing in cities including Boston, Denver, Atlanta and Indianapolis. More info at Live Nation’s site.
  • Eric Clapton has been forced to withdraw from Friday’s historic Rock and Roll Hall of Fame anniversary concert at Madison Square Garden because he requires surgery to remove gallstones, Reuters reports.

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