When the lineup for this year’s New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival came out a few weeks back there was a big TBA spot among the listings for the first weekend. Rumored acts supposedly filling that spot ranged from The Who to Phish to Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck, but last night we found out that Simon and Garfunkel have been added to the Jazz Fest lineup.
This will be Paul and Art’s only U.S. performance in 2010.
Let’s take a quick look at six other stories of interest…
- Listen to MMJ cover over 50 songs at You Ain’t No Picasso
- Carrie Brownstein offers her 2010 predictions @ Monitor Mix
- Galactic and Tea Leaf Green team up for a little TRL action
- Members of Radiohead, The Police and Floyd drum for peace
- Wayne Coyne talks to Glide Magazine about the Flaming Lips
- Worst Venue Name Ever?: Nissan Pavilion > Jiffy Lube Live
Finally, I was honored to be asked my opinion on the best of 2009 and 2010 predictions for Jambands.com’s annual Auld Lang Syne feature. Check out my answers along with those of two of my favorite people – Jake Cinninger of Umphrey’s McGee and Mr. Hidden Flick himself, Randy Ray.