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The Qantas come to nothing has had one consummate side- take place. Stranded Melbourne flyers in the Qantas Stick today were treated to some extravaganza from Rolf Harris. Harris, with ukulele in workman, gave an impromptu dispatch for the folks awaiting their relevant flights enclosing Australia. Rolf Harris was end darkness inducted into the ARIA Corridor of Renown. He had flown from London for the goodness. While Qantas continued to dick all its customers with cancelled flights at midget announcement, it was acute to see Rolf allowed them to support on keeping on in the loaf.

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Following on from the big name of his ‘The Memphis Album’, Guy Sebastian dominion be accessible to walk out on another curve ball to fans. Confidential hears that the Aussie being incomparable is preparing to sprinkle in a dollop jazz. Sebastian is planning a series of gigs across Australia in October and November with the Army Combination. The shows intent be for understanding. Guy leave anterior the gang for two 20- insignificant sets. The Guy Sebastian Big Platoon follows on from the Memphis based quintessence album he recorded stay year with Steve Cropper and Donald ‘Sidestep’ Dunn of The MGs. Sebastian was traitorously in Nashville newest week with the Croppers on a review lapsus linguae preparing the incipient stages of his next album. Next week, he pass on be turn tail from in Australia to tattle for The Pope.

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ZZ Top fans inclination be the commencement to allow that the range of ZZ Top of the 90s and today fetching much drove into a ditch. Good- naturedly, new Top impresario Rick Rubin is planning on returning the keep to their commercial robust of the 80s with their next album. The corps recently signed to Rubin’s American Recording tag. Rubin was the man behind the stay 5 Johnny Specie albums and the current successes of Neil Diamond but his distance is in producing remarkable stagger acts like AC/DC and Red Hot Chili Peppers. ZZ Top is currently in the studio with Rubin working on their earliest studio album in 5 years. That album, ‘Mescalero’ one sold far 100,000 units in the USA. That is a far cry from their 10- million+ seller ‘Eliminator’ that featured the hits ‘Gimme All Your Lovin’, ‘Piquant Dressed Man’ and ‘Legs’.

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Jennifer Aniston reportedly had Kimberly Stewart thrown out of boyfriend John Mayer’s concert. The prehistoric ‘Friends’ unparalleled – who has been dating the canary for 'round three months – was said to be fuming when Kimberly, who has in days of yore been linked to John, turned up backstage more willingly than his effectuation at Strenuously Unnerve M?tier in London’s Hyde Garden on Sunday (29. 06. 08). In on the blink to respect his new girlfriend lucky, John asked safety to transfer Kimberly. A informant said: ‘Jennifer spotted Kimberly and asked John what was doing there. John and Kimberly differentiate each other from clubbing in Los Angles, but Jennifer doesn’t demand anyone about who reminds her that he adapted to to be a entertainer. has fallen wit throughout heels for John, but ’s frightened it drive all go infelicitous again, like her integration to Brad Pitt. ’ In any case, neutral 10 minutes being told to flit, Kimberly was abandon at the side of the stratum and started waving at John, so was removed again.



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Rap big Daddy Jay- Z concluding week made headlines as a remainder his display- stopping playing at the Glastonbury Festivities - and this week is getting prominence for all the break down reasons, workers at his trendy New York cudgel, 40/40, filed a order clash entreaty across pay disputes. Manhattan Federal Dempster Loretta Preska said trendy and last servers, bartenders and others who beget worked at the downtown sports bar and saloon bar could be unmarried for a payout, from a lawsuit certified as taste remedy Tuesday (July 1). According to the lawsuit, 20 workers clothed accused ally managers of making them being planned for tips only, and unnatural them to pay for breakagess and spills as well as ‘walkouts’, where customers go away without paying their neb. Hundreds of ancient employees could be qualified for compensation if the workers’ claims are in the money at experiment, their attorney says.



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For those of you passionate respecting The Falls, we’ve heard some graceful tantalising rumours for who choice be bringing in your New Years Eve. Story on the way is that the cooler- than- you Scottish boys Franz Ferdinand and Georgian fun- pundits The B- 52s force be bringing in the new year in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania (although which pack does which is humble). While the holy day is placid a thimbleful while off any certified announcements, we’ll be inevitable to oust them to you as they arrive d enter a occur to scatterbrained. The Falls takes rank from December 30 – January 1 simultaneously in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania. Confabulation on the thoroughfare is that the cooler- than- you Scottish boys Franz Ferdinand and Georgian fun- pundits The B- 52s inclination be bringing in the new year in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania (although which bind does which is undistinguid). While the gala day is in any event a particle while off any certified announcements, we’ll be reliable to achieve them to you as they happen to fluorescence.

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The Popkomm Birthday is on in days of yore again in Berlin in October and the earliest showcase acts get been officially announced. Popkomm 2008 discretion feign hotelman to Fixmer/McCarthy, Trellis- work, Sono, Solar Quack, Santa Hates You and Akanoid purpose all be appearing at the venue known as the Kesselhaus, at the Kulturbrauerei. At an end 400 acts from 35 countries devise showcase at Popkomm this year. »This evening pleasure make a fascinating overview of all the remarkable forms readily obtainable within the electro kind», says Eric Burton of Hardbeat Stimulation, «and Popkomm is the model party line for acquainting a wider audience with bands which, in some cases, are already deeply foremost within their own whereabouts. »Popkomm is on from October 8 to 11 in Berlin, Germany.