An auction for a selection of one-of-a-kind Brompton Bikes designed by Radiohead, Foo Fighters and more has raised a total of $142,200 for Live Nation’s coronavirus charity.
Proceeds from the auction went to Crew Nation, a Global relief fund set up by Live Nation to support live music crews affected by COVID-19 and the near total pause on concerts.
The full line-up of artists who designed bikes for the auction included: Foo Fighters, Radiohead, Phoebe Bridgers, Rise Against, Enrique Iglesias, LCD Soundsystem, Khruangbin, Nathan East, Dinosaur Jr., Oh Wonder, Underworld, Sub
When actor Chris Noth learned that live music venues were allowed to re-open in New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic, he said it was “a big relief.”
A relief, not just because Noth is a huge music fan, but because he co-owns The Cutting Room, a live music venue and lounge in the city.
Best known for his lead roles in TV hits like “Sex and the City,” “Law and Order,” and “The Good Wife,” Noth opened The Cutting Room in 1999 with partner and Berklee College of Music alum, Steve Walter.
Noth told Yahoo Finance Live that live
I’ll admit I used to think frugality was a distasteful lifestyle forced upon the poor. I believed it was synonymous with never buying new clothes and dumpster diving under the cover of night.
Boy, did I have a lot to learn. And learn I did — and I continue to learn — that it is the path to building wealth with any income.
I’d say the most fun I’ve had learning the fine art of frugality has been in reading “The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy” by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced the lineup for its new Live Summer Concert Series, with top artists from a diverse collection of genres and decades taking the stage at the park’s outdoor Royal Palace Theater on weekends and select dates throughout the summer.
The concert series is part of the park’s Summer Nights and is free with park admission.
Here’s the list of scheduled artists:
Saturday, June 26 – KOOL & THE GANG: Kool & the Gang is known for iconic songs like “Celebration,” “Cherish,” “Jungle Boogie,” “Summer Madness” and “Open Sesame,” and has earned two Grammy Awards,
Tom Weber’s job was to take care of the most famous electric guitar in rock ‘n’ roll.
Since 2006, Weber, 63, was Eddie Van Halen’s personal guitar tech, tending to the hard-rock titan’s red, white and black “Frankenstrat,” which sired the riffs to “Eruption,” “Runnin’ With the Devil” and “Panama,” among countless classic headbangers. The Kentucky-based Weber kept it humming through the band’s final tour in 2015, and worked with Eddie until his death last October. Weber had big gigs lined up for Reba McEntire and Journey that year, and a planned run of stadium shows with Poison, Mötley Crüe