Music News: 5 Things That Happened Last Week

The most important happenings… as told by social media:


1. Paul McCartney announced through social media that he will make a cameo appearance in the latest installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. The film his theaters May 26.


Posted by Paul McCartney on Saturday, May 13, 2017


2. Don Henley has added more dates to his solo tour, including a special concert on his 70th birthday in Dallas, Texas.


3. On June 9 Paul Simon will release The Concert in Hyde Park, his performance from the Hard Rock Calling Festival in 2012, on DVD and BluRay.

‘The Concert In Hyde Park’ captures the magic of Paul’s incredible performance at the Hard Rock Calling festival in…

Posted by Paul Simon on Thursday, May 11, 2017


4. According to an announcement on their official Facebook page, Aerosmith bandmates Steven Tyler and Joe Perry both welcomed new grandchildren on May 10.


5. Expanded editions of the Cars’ albums Candy-O and Panorama will be available for purchase July 28.

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  • Guy Smiley

    One thing that DIDN’T happen last week, and apparently not this week either, is the Monkees episode review. What happened?

    Are you still going to review season 2 (And then, hopefully, Head and 33 & 1/3) or not?

    • ajobo

      We’re profiling each episode exactly 50 years after it premiered, so we’re on hiatus for the summer and we’ll pick up in the fall with the second season.