New Dates Added to Queen + Adam Lambert North American Tour

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_36cc8f3ec7.jpgImage credit: Christie Goodwin -- Sounds like the decision to bring the Queen + Adam Lambert tour to North America was a good one. Five more shows have been tacked on to the end of the outing, scheduled to begin June 19 in Chicago, now making 24 dates in all. Two of the shows -- Toronto and Uncasville, CT -- are return visits to cities already on the roster.  The remaining new dates are in Boston, and in East Rutherford and Atlantic City, NJ.

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L'Wren Scott Funeral Will Be Held in L.A.; Battle over Final Resting Place?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_d1cb7b118d.jpgGregg DeGuire/FilmMagic -- Following the postponement of the Rolling Stones' tour of Australia and New Zealand, Mick Jagger is in the U.S. preparing for the funeral of his longtime girlfriend, L'Wren Scott. The New York Daily News reports Jagger was still visibly "shaken and shocked" when two of his children visited him at a Hollywood hotel where he is staying. He's reportedly planned a small and private funeral in Los Angeles, expected to be held Monday or Tuesday.

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John Lennon Artwork and Manuscripts Headed to Auction

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_74f8cf1f55.jpgVinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images -- Sotheby's has scheduled a June auction in New York of artwork and manuscripts from John Lennon. The auction, dubbed "You Might Well Arsk," will offer material related to the late Beatle's mid-1960s books In His Own Write and A Spaniard in the Works, which were both comprised of stories and drawings.

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Aretha Franklin Celebrates Birthday in NYC

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_b2d1044ceb.jpgImage credit: Matthew Jordan Smith -- Aretha Franklin celebrated her birthday a few days early Saturday night in New York City. Showbiz411.com reports Aretha dined with friends at La Grenoiulle, an upscale French restaurant, in Manhattan. Afterward, they all attended Denzel Washington's Broadway play, A Raisin in the Sun. The Queen of Soul, who turns 72 on Tuesday, didn't call it a night after the play ended.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd's 2014 Simple Man Cruise to Feature Foghat, Starship

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_98661ed6a4.jpgSimpleManCruise.com -- Lynyrd Skynyrd has announced details about the 2014 edition of its Simple Man Cruise, which boasts an initial lineup including Foghat and Starship Featuring Mickey Thomas. This year's musical voyage will be the eighth and final installment of the Southern rock legends' fan cruise.  The journey begins November 16 in Miami, and makes stops in Key West, Florida, and Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas, before returning to port on November 20.

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