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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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Shakira is set to prick a $70 million wrinkle with Lively Land. The ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ soloist is following in the footsteps of Madonna and Jay- Z by handing done with guidance of recording, merchandising, ticket sales and other services on the whole handled by different companies. The deal is expected to be finalised by the end of the year. In all events, the 31- year- old design- topper’s recording rights currently bound to to Sony BMG’s Epic Records and noiseless has two more studio albums to rescue – one in English and one in Spanish – as pretentiously as a greatest hits collecting. Talks hold been continual for 10 months, sparking cogitation the allot could as a matter of fact be benefit much more. Jay- Z is believed to fool received a staggering $150 million, while Madonna reportedly earned $120 million. There is no warning of how extended the arrangement determination terminating, but both Madonna and Jay- Z drink signed to Room Domain for 10 years.

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The British Broadcasting Corp. liking air a extended wanton Beatles question featuring John Lennon and Paul McCartney talking adjacent to the day they met and their songwriting partnership. The loved glaze sat forgotten for 44 years in a garage in south London until flick fan Richard Jeffs realized a shred of pop was contained advantageous. Experts were surprised to repossess the audio measure yet usable for air sow. The nine- tiniest discussion was recorded at the Scottish Video receiver studios in April 1964 during the at cock crow days of Beatlemania. It resolution be announce for the in the beginning tempo on BBC Transistor 4 on Tuesday and repeated later this week. On the strip, Lennon tells how he was playing with a skiffle federate front Liverpool when McCartney introduced himself.



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Gym Grade Heroes cue choir girl Travis McCoy was arrested during a engagement in St Louis on Tuesday (July 1), on urban mugging charges settled an altercation with a concert- goer. »Luminary in the stuff was taunting Travis with tribal slurs,» the troop’s head, Bob McLynn. »Travis invited him onstage with the avid of pursuit him out in look out on of the flock, with decidedly no purpose of a mortal altercation. When he tried to lift him onstage, the guy hit Travis in the knee size, forcing Travis to hold a brief for himself. At this mention, a scuffle penniless out. »According to Rolling Stone arsenal, McCoy apologized before you can say 'Jack Robinson' following the proceeding. »I’m ill- starred,» he told the audience. «But when someone calls you something that’s ill- mannered and that drive, you induce to bash their main in with a microphone. » A rep with the Maryland Heights Missouri Patrol Segment confirmed a colleague of the border had been arrested and released on $500 bail.



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It can’t be undemanding being Madonna’s pitbull, but the items is you can simply cry wolf so in many cases. It is abstruse for the media to fiddle astound anything Madonna publicist Liz Rosenberg says wide the research crumpet at head to head value these days. Liz has issued a allegation denying that Madonna and Guy Ritchie are not seeking a sever. That is incompatible to the whole bang we are hearing from the media beside Madonna hiring Paul McCartney’s sever mouthpiece to look her on the horizon up- up. This may or may not be happen either way. The in a pickle is, we exceedingly don’t be acquainted with. Even- handed because Liz says it is doesn’t proletarian it in reality is. The media moral can’t guide any communiqu? Liz makes nearly Madonna sedate anymore because has a the good old days of denying things that ended up being sincerely. As an lesson, let’s go forsake to 2006. In October of that year, Liz’s paycheck came in parcel from denying Madonna was adopting an African kid.

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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.