Music & Entertainment News – Thursday 2/1/18

Music & Entertainment News – Thursday 2/1/18

Paul Simon has announced the “Paul Simon: Homeward Bound The Farewell Performance” in the U.K. as part of the Barclaycard British Summer Time Festival. Simon will close the event on July 15 with special guests James Taylor & His All-Star Band and Bonnie Raitt.

Paul Simon - Glastonbury Festival - Phot Credit: PRPhotos.com

Paul Simon – Glastonbury Festival – Phot Credit: PRPhotos.com

“We are extremely excited to announce that the headliner closing our 2018 summer series will be the incredible #PaulSimon!” a post on Instagram announcing the event reads. “Paul will be heading our way on Sunday 15th July with Homeward Bound – The Farewell Performance, plus some very special guests including the iconic #JamesTaylor & His All-Star Band, #BonnieRaitt and more to be announced very soon . . .”
The Barclaycard British Summer Time Festival will kick off on July 6 with Roger Waters and features a July 7 show with Interpol, Goldfrapp, Editors, Ride, Slowdive and more, followed by Eric Clapton, Santana, Steve Winwood and Gary Clark Jr. (July 8), Michael Bublé (July 13), and Bruno Mars and Khalid (July 14).
by RTT Staff Writer
AND…

Lionel Richie is expanding his TV platform. Already set as a judge on the reboot of American Idol, the affable pop-soul star is the star of a new TV commercial for TD Ameritrade.

Lionel Richie - Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Lionel Richie – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

The brokerage company references Lionel’s ’80s classic “All Night Long” to emphasize that their customers can now make trades 24/7. Lionel appears during the spot to perform the song and ring a bell similar to the one seen at New York Stock Exchange.
For a preview of Lionel’s Ameritrade spot click here:

https://www.ispot.tv/ad/wJOD/td-ameritrade-trade-all-night-long-featuring-lionel-ritchie
AND…
Jon Bon Jovi has sold his New York condo for just under $16 million. The three-bedroom West Village duplex at 150 Charles Street was first listed last June for $17.25 mill.

10/27/2016 - Jovi - - Photo Credit: Daniel Locke / PRPhotos.com - Contact (1-866-551-7827)

10/27/2016 – Jovi – – Photo Credit: Daniel Locke / PRPhotos.com – Contact (1-866-551-7827)

ALSO…

Jimmy Buffett will return to Chicago’s Wrigley Field July 13th with special guest Boz Scaggs. This will be his third show at the historic ballpark: he was there with Huey Lewis last summer and was the first rocker to perform there, in 2005.
THEN…
The Zombies have shared that “In lieu of flowers, Jim Rodford’s family is requesting donations to fight Multiple Sclerosis in honor of his sister Carol.”
NEXT…
New York native Steven Tyler will be rooting for his adopted hometown New England Patriots this Sunday. He’ll attend Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis with his son Taj.
AND…
David Crosby says he continues to record and tour is because he has “no savings.”

 David Crosby - 32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival - Photo Credit: Jonathan Shensa / PR Photos

David Crosby – 32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Photo Credit: Jonathan Shensa / PR Photos

WHILE…
Desmond Child, Paul Williams, Marc Cohn and Jason Mraz will perform at ASCAP’s I Create Music Expo. The annual convention will be held May 7th through the 9th in Los Angeles.
AND FINALLY…
Janet Jackson will perform July 28th, which is the middle day of the Panorama Festival on Randall’s Island in New York City.

Janet Jackson - hoto Credit: Tom Walck / PR Photos

Janet Jackson – hoto Credit: Tom Walck / PR Photos

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