Thursday, February 17, 2011

STEVIE NICKS ON THE INTERVIEW CIRCUIT: Album Previews & Meet & Greets Coming Up

Mike Rittberg, Vice President Rock Formats/Promotion at Warner Bros. Records, Inc. 
Tweeted (@rittberg) today that he was with Stevie Nicks while she was doing Radio Interviews... You know those call in interviews where radio station dj's call in one after the other and speak to Stevie who's sitting there taking calls from stations that are situated all over the country. These interviews typically end up on the morning programs of radio stations - so that's something to look forward to...  Not sure which stations called in, so keep your ears open especially in the large markets.

Bob & Tom of Q95 - WFBQ 
Classic Rock in Indianapolis tweeted that they'll be speaking with Stevie on Friday (Tomorrow). Here's a link to the station. Their show runs from 5am to 10:30am. [update: Feb 18th] Stevie Nicks will be Bob and Tom's Special Guest this coming Monday Feb 21st.

The Point FM - Vermont
Zeb Norris one of the on air hosts at The Point FM 104.7, Vermont's Independent Radio Network posted on Facebook the other day that he was going to be interviewing Stevie Nicks.  No date announced for that to air.

Jeff Cornell Los Angeles based MTV Radio Producer/writer
Tweeted @jeffcornell56 today that he also interviewed Stevie today.  No air date announced.



Sixx Sense - Nikki Sixx
Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue Tweeted today (Friday Feb 18th) that he's "Excited to have Stevie Nicks in next week @sixxsense.Been a fan of her songwriting for years...."

Nationally syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks, Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx broadcasts Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. to midnight local time on nearly 50 Rock/Alternative music stations in the U.S. and Canada. Each night, he'll be talking about the music and topics on everybody's mind, but filtered through the unique perspective and attitude of someone who has seen it all, done it all, and is still hungry for more. You'll get a backstage look the world and mind of a rock star. But not just any rock star. You'll get the inside stories that others are too afraid or ashamed to tell. Nikki will get straight, honest talk from special celebrity guests, bands and friends, no matter how notorious or nefarious. Plus, he'll play all the hottest music in rock.

Listen to Nikki and Sixx Sense live 24/7 HERE!!!


The Avery Rose Band 
Tweeted today (@averyroseband) that she will be opening for Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa Florida March 23rd. Link to Myspace.  Never heard of The Avery Rose Band... and I thought Stevie was opening for Rod... Now there's an opener for the opener?

Michele Clark's 14th annual Sunset Sessions
San Diego's best-kept musical secret of the week starts tonight in North County.
NBC San Diego

Unless you're a radio exec, DJ or music insider, you may not know that Michele Clark's 14th annual Sunset Sessions is set to kick off on Thursday at the La Costa Resort in Carlsbad. Rain or shine, some legendary artists and an avalanche of up-and-coming talent are pouring into North County now to take part, and SoundDiego, in partnership with our friends at KPRI-FM -- which is hosting and broadcasting live from La Costa -- will be offering local fans an insider's look at the event held exclusively for industry professionals.

Some of the more-well names expected to attend are Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac, Mike Mills of R.E.M. and pop/country singer/songwriter k.d. lang. Those stars, however, are just some of the flames in the fire. On Thursday, Black Joe Louis and the Honeybears, My Radio, the Makepeace Brothers, Lucy Schwarz, Augustana, Daniel Lanois Black Dub, Cas Haley and Parker Ainsworth are all scheduled to perform.

On the lineup Friday: a meet-and-great with Mills, and performances by Iron and Wine, Everest, Sia, the Wood Brothers, k.d. lang, Surfer Blood, and many others.

Sunset Sessions concludes on Saturday with lunchtime sets by NEema and Whitney Wolanin, which lead into an album preview, interview and meet and greet with Stevie Nicks, followed by performances by Nicole Atkins, Crystal Bowersox, Scars on 45, April Smith and the Great Picture Show, local artist Bushwalla, and Cody Beebe and the Crooks.

SoundDiego's coverage begins Friday, but KPRI-FM will be broadcasting live today and through Saturday, so stay tuned and go backstage with us at Sunset Sessions all weekend.

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