Music & Entertainment News – Tuesday 8/15/17

Music & Entertainment News – Tuesday 8/15/17

Saturday’s Elvis Week memorabilia auction at Graceland sold off more than $1.6 million of Elvis Presley memorabilia. The most expensive item, a stage-worn sleeveless jumpsuit and jacket, went for $250,000. elvis statuegraceland store elvis display

Queen guitarist Brian May will speak at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in England on October 10th. He will discuss his new book, Queen in 3-D.

Brian May -  Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Brian May – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Jake Clemons has announced eight September dates, including shows at City Winery branches in New York, Atlanta and Nashville.

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A positive development for Casey Kasem’s daughter Kerri in the wrongful death trial against her stepmother Jean and half-sister Liberty. She posts on Facebook that a judge has denied the petition by her dad’s second family to move the trial out of California.

Kerri Kasem - Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Kerri Kasem – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

IN OTHER NEWS….

Petula Clark, who will perform in French-speaking parts of Canada next spring, will release a new album of French-language songs prior to the tour.

Petula Clark - Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Petula Clark – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

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Follow the link for a surprising version of “This Land Is Your Land,” with vocals recorded seven years ago by Glen Campbell, has been released by a group called Uncommon Folk. It’s available for download from the group’s website with proceeds going to charity.

Glen Campbell - Photo Credit: Adam Bielawski / Photorazzi

Glen Campbell – Photo Credit: Adam Bielawski / Photorazzi

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