Music News: 5 Things That Happened Last Week

The most important happenings… as told by social media:

 

1. Pete Townshend will embark on a limited tour of the United States performing Classic Quadrophenia with Billy Idol and Alfie Boe.

I'm thrilled to be bringing Classic Quadrophenia stateside for a limited run of shows with Billy Idol, and Alfie Boe! http://livemu.sc/QuadropheniaTour

Posted by Pete Townshend on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

 

2. Foreigner lead singer Lou Gramm has said that he will be joining the band for a select few shows for the band’s 40th anniversary tour. The tour begins on July 11 in Syracuse, New York.

 

3. Phil Collins had to cancel his performances at the Royal Albert Hall this past week after suffering from a fall in his hotel room.

 

4. A video of Brian May unboxing the yet to be released Queen-themed Monopoly game was posted on Queen’s YouTube channel. The game can be pre-ordered on Queen’s official site.

 

5. The film adaptation of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, starring the Bee Gees and Peter Frampton, will be re-released on Blu-ray this fall through Shout! Factory.

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