News Ticker: The Rolling Stones, Jack White and Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Lilith Fair

March 17th, 2010 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • Jimmy Fallon’s show will dedicate the week of May 10th’s musical performances to the Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main Street, which is being reissued on May 18th. Billboard reports as-yet-unnamed big acts will cover Exile songs each night; the Stones themselves are not confirmed guests.

  • Jack White told British GQ he just collaborated with Jay-Z: “We did a song together a few weeks ago. It was incredible. I played him something that I’ve been kicking around for a while and he immediately came out with words for it. It’s unbelievable-sounding.”
  • Lil Wayne failed to appear in an Arizona court for a hearing related to the drug and gun charges he faces there because he’s in a New York prison, but the judge issued a bench warrant and upped his bond, the AP reports.
  • Lilith Fair has unveiled the lineups and dates for its first eight dates. The fest’s official website has full details, and tickets go on sale March 27th. The tour kicks off July 2nd in Portland, Oregon, where Sheryl Crow, Erykah Badu and Sarah McLachlan will be on the bill.

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