Slipknot front man Corey Taylor underwent back surgery last week, which will keep him sidelined through the originally scheduled start of Slipknot’s summer tour. To accommodate the recovery time, the first 12 dates of the tour have been rescheduled, pushing the start of the tour back to June 28 in Nashville. The band’s Des Moines stop on Aug. 5 at Wells Fargo Arena remains blissfully unaffected.
Singer, writer and spoken word performer Henry Rollins will be coming to Hoyt Sherman Place on Friday, Nov 18. Tickets go on sale June 16 at 10 a.m. and can purchased at Hoyt Sherman Place by calling 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee Elvis Costello will be appearing at Hoyt Sherman Place on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale at noon on June 24. Tickets can be purchased at the Hoyt Sherman box office, at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.
This week’s Pick o’ the Week is at Vaudeville Mews on Saturday, June 18, where you can check out New Member Charles, The Vahnevants and Gloom Balloon and pick up new releases from each of those first two acts. Five dollars gets you through the doors, and the music will start at 10 p.m. Mahalo. CV