Less than 2 weeks after the Allman Brothers riveting performance at the Hep C Awareness benefit at the Beacon Theater, Gregg Allman has canceled the remainder of his summer tour because of a respiratory condition.
Treatment will involve a short hospital stay and weeks of bed rest at home. Gregg bounced back from a liver transplant last year with his first solo album in 14 years, the critically acclaimed Low Country Blues.
Just last month, with help from surprise guests David Crosby, Graham Nash, Phil Lesh, Natalie Cole and Billy Gibbons, Gregg and the Allmans set the Beacon on fire with the 3 hour Hep C show that Rolling Stone magazine called “pure joy, the kind of thing that could’ve happened 40 years ago.”
Ringo Starr celebrates his 76th birthday today (7/7) with his annual call for peace and love. As he does every year, Ringo will appear outside the Capitol Records Building in Hollywood for a birthday performance followed at noon by his yearly "Peace & Love" salute.
Reports of strife within Aerosmith are not unusual, but when rumors broke out last week that the band was looking to replace front man Steven Tyler, who's busy pursuing a solo career in country music, the band decided to speak out.
Beginning July 16th, Suffolk County will add the new area code 934. Unlike the change in 1999 that split Long Island into area code 516 for Nassau County and 631 for Suffolk, the new 934 area code will not be applied by geographic areas; it will be issued to new numbers only.