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Posted: January 24th, 2013
Fleetwood Mac adds Cleveland show; new Flaming Lips

Fleetwood Mac has added a second leg to its 2013 tour that includes a Cleveland concert on June 15 at Quicken Loans Arena.
Tickets will go on sale Feb. 1 at www.theqarena.com and by phone at (888) 894-9424. The group is also playing Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center during its first leg; that show is on April 26. Tickets are on sale now.

Chautauqua Institution has posted the Steve Martin show for June 28 at the amphitheater. Edie Brickell and Steep Canyon Rangers will join Martin. Martin had posted the date earlier this week on his web site; the CI listing confirms it’s for real. Tickets will go on sale April 1.

Variety is reporting that J.J. Abrams is Disney’s choice to direct the next “Star Wars” sequel, due out in 2015. He’s revived “Star Trek,” so why not “Star Wars?”

White has been added to the bill of performers at this year’s Grammy Awards, along with the Lumineers and Carrie Underwood. Also, Elton John will team up with Ed Sheeran, while country stars Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert will join forces. More names will be announced as the show date nears.

Flaming Lips will release “The Terror” on April 2. A non-album song, the bonus track “Sun Blows Up Today,” will be available for digital downlod on Jan. 29. That song will also be featured in a Super Bowl commercial with the Lips on Feb. .
Flaming Lips play Pittsburgh, opening for Black Keys on April 30. Tickets are on sale now.
According to a press release, the new album is as dark as its title. Said band leader Wayne Coyne: “Why would we make this music that is ‘The Terror’ — this bleak, disturbing record? I don’t really want to know the answer that I think is coming. Maybe this is the beginning of the answer.”

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