Joan Jett to Play Gig at Green Bay Sports Bar Prior to Packers' Opening Game

M_joan jett_CLEARED_roger erickson.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1407520377349Image Courtesy Roger Erickson -- It's no secret that Joan Jett is a Green Bay Packers fan; she's said so in many interviews. This year, though, she's made sure that she'll be on hand in Wisconsin for the Packers' opening game -- she's signed on to play a gig the night before, just blocks down the street from Lambeau Field.

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Phil Collins to Support Little Dreams with Annual Concert

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_17b09ae0c3.jpgImage Courtesy of Atlantic Records -- Phil Collins will lend his voice to the annual Little Dreams Foundation charity concert in Miami Beach, Florida, in December. Collins will play the Jackie Gleason Theater at the Fillmore Miami Beach as part of the "Dreaming on the Beach" charity concert organized by his ex-wife, Orianne Collins-Mejjati. The mission of the foundation is to "fulfill the dreams of these young talents, whether disabled or not, within the 3 Dream Worlds which structure the Foundation: music, sport and art."

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Robert Plant and His New Band The Sensational Space Shifters Announce Fall North American Tour

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_c7734aec44.jpgImage Courtesy of Frank Melfi -- Robert Plant and his new group, The Sensational Space Shifters, have revealed a full list of dates for their 2014 North American fall tour in support of the Led Zeppelin singer's upcoming solo album, Lullaby and...the Ceaseless Roar.  The seven-show trek gets under way on September 25 in Port Chester, New York, and winds down with an October 7 performance in Los Angeles.

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Rick Springfield to Play Rock Musician in Film Starring Meryl Streep

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_d63a3af4fa.jpgImage Courtesy of Cris Toala Olivares -- Rick Springfield will get to combine his music and acting talents in a new dramatic film called Ricki and the Flash, which will star none other than Meryl Streep in the title role.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, Springfield has been cast as one of the multiple-Academy Award winner's band mates in the flick, which will feature Streep as an aging rock star who gets one final chance to connect with her estranged kids.

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Is Elton John Developing a New HBO Series?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_57937f789e.jpgABC/Randy Holmes -- Elton John reportedly is producing a television pilot for HBO centered around an elite music academy. Elton is developing the project, titled Virtuoso, along with his husband David Furnish and True Blood creator Alan Ball, according to Showbiz411. Set in 1790s Vienna, the program will follow young musicians in a distinguished music academy headed by Antonio Salieri, Wolfgang Mozart's nemesis in the Oscar-winning film Amadeus.

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