Category Archives: Tony Gates Morning Show Blogs

DTE Energy Music Theatre goes back to original name of Pine Knob

It’s January 14 and 2022 is already better than 2021. DTE Energy Music Theatre announced they’re going back to it’s original name of Pine Knob. According to WXYZ Detroit, there is a new logo that offers a vintage feel with art capturing the landscape of the outdoor amphitheater. Do you have a favorite memory from…MORE

“Times Like These” Almost Broke Up Foo Fighters

“Times Like These” may be a favorite for Foo Fighters fans, but the song actually almost broke the band up! Talking with Apple Music, the band revealed that they were going through a rough patch while working on the song. It’s one of @foofighters biggest hits, but it almost caused them to break up.…MORE

Tom Petty Documentary To Premiere Next Month

The new Tom Petty documentary Somewhere You Feel Free is set to premiere next month as part of SXSW Online. We are excited to announce “Somewhere You Feel Free” will premiere at @SXSW Film Festival next month. More details to come. #Wildflowers #YouBelong — Tom Petty (@tompetty) February 10, 2021 The doc follows Petty during the…MORE

Dave Grohl’s Dream Gig: Playing Drums For His Daughter

Dave Grohl has already played in two of the biggest bands in rock history and shared the stage with countless rock legends.  But the Foo Fighters frontman has another “dream gig” in mind: playing drums for his daughter Violet. In a BBC interview, Grohl says the 14-year-old Violet is a natural who has “perfect pitch”…MORE

That time Dave Grohl spent Christmas on mushrooms

The holidays bring up a lot of memories for people. For Dave Grohl, that includes reminiscing about tripping on shrooms. In a new interview, Grohl recalled the time he spent Christmas high on mushrooms-as a 15-year-old in a house full of teachers. Dave Grohl recalled how he had taken mushrooms during a Christmas party held…MORE

Bono & The Edge cover “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) for charity

Bono & The Edge made a special appearance on Ireland’s Late Late Show to perform a holiday classic and raise money for charity. The duo covered the 1963 classic “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” – a song U2 first covered in 1987 – as well as an acoustic version of “Walk On”. The performance was part of an…MORE

Rare David Bowie covers of Lennon, Dylan to be released

Two previously unreleased cover songs recorded by David Bowie will finally be seeing the light of day. His covers of John Lennon’s “Mother” and Bob Dylan’s “Tryin’ To Get To Heaven” will be released as special a 7″ vinyl single.  Fewer than 10,000 copies will be printed. David Bowie’s unreleased covers of John Lennon’s “Mother” and…MORE

Make money traveling with your dog

Here’s an opportunity for your dog to earn its kibble. Vacation home booking company Snaptrip is looking for “furrfluencers” to travel the UK with ol Rover while writing reviews. The site boasts 36,000 dog-friendly cottages, but they want to see how those places really measure up in that department. The ideal canine candidate needs to be between six months and three…MORE

Online dating is the most popular way people meet now

This can’t be too surprising. In a world filled with Tinder, Bumble, eHarmony, and Farmer’s Only, online dating has become the most popular way that people meet now. According to a new study from Stanford University, 39% of current couples met online. That number is up from 22% a decade ago. How did you meet your…MORE

Michigan ranked in bottom half of 50 friendliest states

Big Seven Travel created a list, ranking every state on how friendly they are. Unfortunately, if you’re a Michigander, your state falls in the bottom half of this list. Michigan is ranked 28th on the list of “The 50 Friendliest States In America”. Here’s the description Big Seven Travel came up with for the mitten…MORE

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