XPN MusicNotes: Beastie Boys musical, New David Bowie album, & Prince on Instagram!

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A new musical based on the story and music of the Beastie Boys will debut next month.

Licensed to Ill, will open in London’s Camden People’s theater on November 23rd and will run through December 9th. The show will document the rise of the Beastie Boys from the late 80s to the early 90s and will feature a mix of DJ-ing and live music. While the Beastie Boys have not had involvement in the show, the creators have said that they were “fully appraised” of the plans for it.  Read more here.

21 year ago on Letterman- Sabotage.

David Bowie has a new album coming out.

rollingstone.com
rollingstone.com

Bowie’s new studio album “Blackstar” will be released on January 8th, 2016- David Bowie’s 69th birthday. The album was recorded with a group of jazz musicians and features 7 songs. The album’s lead single, Blackstar will be released November 19th.

prince.org
prince.org

Prince is giving social media another try with the creation of his own Instagram account.

Pinterest
Pinterest

Last year Prince briefly tried out Twitter and Facebook, well now he’s launched an Instagram account called- “Princestagram” and he’s already posted 88 items in just over two days. Prince is also showing off his sense of humor. One of the Prince-related posts, includes Dave Chappelle’s infamous portrayal of Prince. He’s also shared a bunch of live shots, cover art and older photos

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