ROB THOMAS AT THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony just got a little bit better. Rob Thomas took to his Twitter account to say that he will be performing at the event, which takes place on Monday in New York City. The matchbox twenty frontman wrote that it will be “much fun!” Follow Rob at www.Twitter.com/ThisIsRobThomas.
MADONNA GETS MAD
Reports are coming out of Hollywood that Madonna had a little meltdown at Elton John’s pre-Oscar party over the weekend. According to British paper The Mirror, the party was sponsored by Grey Goose, and Madge got angry when she wasn’t able to get a drink made with her personal vodka preference, Belvedere. A source says that Madonna was “dropping F-bombs like they were going out of fashion” and manager Guy Oseary had to calm her down. The source also says that actress Jane Fonda said hello to Madonna, but she was in such a bad mood that she didn’t even turn around to acknowledge her. Learn more at www.Mirror.co.uk.
TRAIN IS IN WINE COUNTRY
Train is going to be playing a series of shows in the Napa Valley of California, better known as Wine Country. The shows are private, but the San Francisco rockers are giving you a chance to win tickets to see them perform! Head to www.TrainLine.com to learn more now.
GREEN RIVER ORDINANCE HITS THE ROAD
Green River Ordinance are hitting the road this spring. It was just announced via press release that the “Come On” rockers will kick off their tour on March 26th in Oklahoma City and wrap it up on May 6th in Los Angeles. Learn more about the trek and see if the guys are coming to a town near you, at www.GreenRiverOrdinance.com.
LEONA LEWIS IS HAPPY THE COVE WON AN OSCAR
The film The Cove won Best Documentary at the Oscars on Sunday night, and Leona Lewis is absolutely thrilled that it did. The movie shows people who are trying to stop dolphins from getting brutally murdered, and since Leona is such an animal lover, she took to her Twitter account to offer a big congratulations. The “Bleeding Love” singer called The Cove “inspiring and moving,” and wrote that you can help protect the animals by texting “Dolphin” to 44144. Learn more at www.Twitter.com/LeonaLewisMusic.
SEE THE RUNAWAYS, HELP A GOOD CAUSE
Sara Bareilles is helping to put on a special screening of The Runaways, the new movie about the lives of Joan Jett and Cherie Currie that hits theaters on April 9th. The “Love Song” singer is screening the film tonight in Los Angeles, and if you buy tickets, proceeds go to benefit Rock n’ Roll Camp For Girls Los Angeles, which is a new non-profit that aims to empower girls through music education. Learn more and be a part of the special event, by heading to www.BrownPaperTickets.com.
BILLY IDOL ANNOUNCES TOUR
Billy Idol announced a world tour yesterday. The “White Wedding” singer kicks off the trek on June 5th in Moscow and will crisscross throughout Europe until July 11th, when he winds down in Holland. During his time on the road, Billy will perform in countries like Germany, Switzerland, Serbia, Macedonia, the Czech Republic and his native U-K, where he'll play at the Download Festival. Once his overseas trek finishes up, Idol plans to tour in North America. Get all the European dates and stay up to date at www.BillyIdol.com.