Bruce Springsteen, CBGB in News Notes

Bruce Springateen and the E Street Band will perform at the Apollo Theatre.

The group will hit the stage at the legendary Harlem theater March 9, in a show that will help to mark the 10th anniversary of SiriusXM  satellite radio. the show will be broadcast live on Sirius’ Springsteen E Street Radio, on channel 20. Tickets will not be sold to the general public, but SiriusXM subscribers will be able to win tickets several different ways. In addition, the grand prize of a trip to new York City for four, two nights hotel, and the opportunity to guest DJ on E Street Radio will be awarded…

Legendary new York City rock club CBGB, which closed in 2006 is rumored to be re-opening soon after new owners purchased the naming rights and memorabilia three months ago from Lisa Kristel, the daughter of the late Hilly Kristel, who founded the club in 1973. the club will not re-open at its former lower East side location, because that space was purchased by and currently houses a John Varvatos clothing store…

No Room for Rockstars, a film by Parris Patton, which documents the 2010 Vans Warped Tour. Culled from more than 300 hours of film shot during the 2010 tour, the film documents the tour by telling the stories of all involved in putting on a festival every day over the course of a summer. the film will be released nationwide March 1. it will be available for purchase via iTunes, April 2, and will be available on video on demand and DVD, may 8…

Grammy award winner Esperanza Spalding will release her new album, Radio Music Society, March 20. the first single, “Black Gold” (featuring Algebra Blessett will hit urban radio shortly…

Leslie Carter, the sister of Aaron Carter and Backstreet BoysNick Carter has died. she was 25. the death of the singer of “like Wow” (which was featured on the Shrek 3 soundtrack) was confirmed by her family, but there are few details about the cause of death or where she was when she passed away…

Macy Gray will release Covered, March 27, via 429 Records. the disc is a collection of cover songs by the likes of Radiohead, Metallica, Arcade Fire, and My Chemical Romance, that Gray has covered during her recent live shows…

Nova Social will release for Any Inconvenience, their third full-length album, independently, February 28,. via Big Sleep Records/IODA.  The first single, “Drunk at the Prom,” is currently available as a free download…

Civil Twilight will release its sophomore album, holy weather, March 27, via Wind up Records. the disc is a follow-up to their self-titled 2009 debut. the new single, “fire Escape,” is currently available via iTunes…

TMZ reported that Elephant Man was arrested in his native Jamaica after an alleged victim filed an allegation of rape against him. a Jamaican media outlet reported that the rapper was charged with “grievous sexual assault and rape” Monday (January 30)…

Bruce Springsteen, CBGB in News Notes


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