Three Rock and Roll Hall of Famers are joining forces for an all-star tour this summer.
Live Nation announced Thursday that Heart, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick are part of the "Three For All Tour."
It kicks off July 14 in Clarkston, Mich. Tickets for the general public go on sale Jan. 22. The Twin Cities didn't make it among the list of 30-plus shows. The closest city is Chicago, where the group will play on July 19. Other cities include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Cincinnati, Dallas and Nashville. The tour wraps up Sept. 23 in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Heart and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts made it into the Rock Hall in 2013 and 2015. Cheap Trick will be inducted on April 8 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Other 2016 inductees include N.W.A., Chicago, Deep Purple and Steve Miller.
Private funeral being planned for Bowie
David Bowie's family said they are planning a private funeral for the late icon. His family posted a note titled "Thank you" on Bowie's websites as well as his social media pages on Thursday. "The family of David Bowie is currently making arrangements for a private ceremony celebrating the memory of their beloved husband, father and friend. They ask once again that their privacy be respected at this most sensitive of times," the Facebook posting said. Bowie died Sunday at age 69 after battling cancer for 18 months. The family said, "We are overwhelmed by and grateful for the love and support shown throughout the world." Bowie released a new album called "Blackstar" last week. It topped the U.S. iTunes' albums chart.
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