Music & Entertainment News – Tuesday 7/3/18

Music & Entertainment News – Tuesday 7/3/18

The Queen movie, Bohemian Rhapsody, won’t be done until fans add their voices to it. The producers are looking for versions of “Bo Rhap” for consideration as part of the crowd singing during a concert scene. For details go to

Queen – Queen with Adam Lambert in Concert – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Shaina Taub, a singer, actress and composer who’s done a fair bit of Shakespeare onstage, will add lyrics to Elton John’s melodies for the upcoming stage musical of The Devil Wears Prada. Taub tells Billboard, “Writing songs with Elton John is a joy and an honor. The Devil Wears Prada is one of my all-time favorite movies.”

Kara Lindsay will rejoin the Broadway cast of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical on July 10th, playing Cynthia Weil.

Carol King – Photo Credit: Michael Sherer /

Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil – “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” Premiere at Hollywood Pantages Theatre – Arrivals – Photo Credit: Guillermo Proano / PR Photos

Jimmy Buffett’s Broadway musical, Escape to Margaritaville, closed after Sunday’s performance. The production ran for 153 shows – 29 previews and 124 regular performances. Buffett was on hand for the closing, and afterward tweeted, “Declaring victory and headed to D.C. for the 4th before we, in the words of Huck Finn, ‘light out for the territory.’” The show will hit the road in October, starting in Providence, Rhode Island.

Jimmy Buffet – Photo Credit: Photorazzi / PR Photos

Peter Frampton is done with Facebook. He says, “I’ll be on Instagram mrpeterframpton or Twitter @peterframpton only from now on.”

Peter Frampton – – – Keywords: – Photo Credit: Photorazzi

Peter Frampton – Photo Credit: Daniel Locke / PR Photos 

Former Yes member Trevor Horn will sit in with the non-originals line-up in Philadelphia on July 20th and 21st for a show and a Fan Convention.

Trevor Horn – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

John Fogerty’s tour with ZZ Top ended Friday in Welch, Minnesota. Fogerty says it was “one heck of a run… Honored to be in such great company… A big thank you to the fans who rocked with us. I will never forget this.” Fogerty has six more dates this month then nothing until his next Las Vegas residency, in October.


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