CLASSIC ROCK TIPS 6-13-13

6/13/2013

* Fleetwood Mac kept the big hits coming Wednesday night (June 12) at Joe Louis Arena. Read The Insider's review at http://bit.ly/11hSij7
* Paul McCartney's set at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will be part of the event's live webcast offerings this weekend. The first hour of his show will air at9 p.m. Friday (June 14) at www.ustream.tv/Bonnaroo
* Peter Frampton brings his Guitar Circus tour to Caesars Windsor tonight (June 13). Check out The Insider's interview at bit.ly/1br9XcP  

* Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Foreigner's Mick Jones and Lou Gramm, Elton John and Bernie Taupin, JD Souther and Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr., will be inducted honored at the Songwriters Hall of Fame tonight (June 13) in New York City.
* On June 22, Tyler and Perry will also be inducted into the HOllywood Bowl Hall of Fame, performing with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and other special guests. 
* Black Sabbath has posted its full performance of "End of the Beginning" from last month's "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" on YouTube. The group's new album, "13," is being pegged for a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 next week with sales of more than 120,000 copies 
* Ringo Starr is working on a new album that he's self-producing at his home studio in Los Angeles. It will be his first since "Ringo 2012." 
* David Bowie's not going on tour, but the David Bowie Is exhibit from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London is. The collection of more than 300 Bowie costumes and artifacts will move to the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto on September 24 for a two-month run. More stops will be announced soon. 
* The Beatles's Apple Corps. has signed a new deal with Bravado, the global merchandising division of the Universal Music Group, for rights in North America. The partnership will allow for "innovative marketing of creative new products," according to a statement announcing the deal. 
* Tom Petty is offering full refunds to fans attending the June 8 concert at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles that was cut short by fire marshals. Details are posted at www.tompetty.com/blog
* In a new message on his web site, Lou Reed is assuring fans that he is "really up and strong" following liver transplant surgery last month at the Cleveland Clinic. 
* Texas guitarist Gary Clark Jr. will be the Rolling Stones' special guest tonight (June 13) in Boston. Clark played "Going Down" with the Stones at show sin Brooklyn and Newark, N.J. in December. -- by Gary Graff, WCSX Classic Rock Insider


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