Billy Idol Announces North American Tour
... Event Center - Bethlehem, PA Jun 11 - The Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA Jun 12 - St. Augustine Amphitheatre - St. Augustine, FL Jun 14 - TBA - Cincinnati, OH Jun 15 - Bonnaroo Festival - Manchester, TN Jun 18 - Ruth Eckerd Hall - Clearwater, FL Jun 20 - Wolftrap - Vienna, VA Jun 21 - Harrah's - Cherokee, NC Jun 22 - Horseshoe - Elizabeth, IN Jun 24 - Lucky Star Event Center - Concho, OK Jun 25 - Hard Rock Casino & Hotel - Tulsa, OK Billy Idol
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Billy Idol Reveals Summer Tour Dates
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has revealed that he and his band will be hitting the road in the US this summer. The full list of tour dates can be seen below. The BillyIdol.net presales for most shows begin tomorrow, Tuesday March 19 and many shows go on sale to the general public beginning Friday March 22. Billy Idol
Tour Dates: 24 May Pechanga Resort and Casino Temecula, CA 25 May The Pearl at the Palms Las Vegas NV 26 May The Mountain Winery Saratoga CA 31 May Capitol Theatre Port Chester NY 1 Jun MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods Mashantucket CT 2 Jun Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom Hampton Beach NH 4 Jun Artpark Lewiston NY 6 Jun Casino Rama Rama Ontario 8 Jun House Of Blues Atlantic City NJ 9 Jun Sands Bethlehem Event Center Bethlehem PA 11 Jun Tabernacle Atlanta Georgia 12 Jun St. Augustine Amphitheatre St Augustine FL 14 Jun Venue TBD Cincinnati OH 15 Jun Bonnaroo Manchester TN 18 Jun Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater FL 20 Jun Wolf Trap Filene Center Vienna VA 21 Jun Harrah's Cherokee Cherokee NC 22 Jun Horseshoe Casino Elizabeth IN 24 Jun Lucky Star Casino Concho OK 25 Jun Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Catoosa OK Billy Idol
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Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Slash and Billy Idol Rock for Childrens Charity
... audience," he yelled. "So fucking quiet!" The audience responded to Tyler's challenge, matching the band's ferocity as Slash joined Tyler, Perry and friends for a raucous rendition of "Mama Kin." Just before walking off the stage out to Melrose Avenue, Tyler made sure to remind everyone caught up in the moment why they were there in the first place. "Let's hear it for the kids," he said. "Let me hear those wallets shake." RelatedPaul Weller Helps John Varvatos Celebrate 10-Year AnniversaryDave Matthews Unplugs for Charity Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Slash and Billy Idol
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Billy Idol (Nov. 30, 1955)
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His real name is William Broad. The name Idol is based on a report card he received that said, "Billy is an idle student."
Before going solo in 1981, he was leader of the Punk band Generation X.
He suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle accident in 1990. That's why you see him only from the waist up in the "Cradle Of Love
He played himself in the 1998 Adam Sandler movie The Wedding Singer.
Idol is the voice of Odin in the animated movie Heavy Metal 2000.
After a show in London in 1989, Idol was attacked by a fan who ran after him and stabbed him in the leg.
Billy is a vegetarian. He doesn't eat meat, but does wear leather.
The renown Texas songwriter has been at it for 40 years, with tales to tell about The Flatlanders and The Clash - that's Joe's Tex-Mex on "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"
Mark Arm of Mudhoney
When he was asked to write a song for the Singles
soundtrack, Mark thought the Seattle grunge scene was already overblown, so that's what he wrote about.
Since emerging from MySpace with her hit "Bubbly," Colbie has become a top songwriter, even crafting a hit with Taylor Swift.
Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root
Michael tells the story of "Send Me On My Way," and explains why some of the words in the song don't have a literal meaning.