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Edie Brickell

Yesterday we mentioned the police-involved brawl between longtime lovers Paul Simon and Edie Brickell. Today CNN has an update:

Singer-songwriter Paul Simon said Monday that he and wife Edie Brickell "had an argument" before they were arrested Saturday.

Brickell, in a statement sent to CNN by her lawyer, said she started it.

"I got my feelings hurt and I picked a fight with my husband," Brickell said. "The police called it disorderly. Thank God it's orderly now"

Simon and Brickell were arrested on disorderly conduct charges by police investigating a family dispute at their New Canaan, Connecticut, home Saturday night, according to police. "Investigating officers gathered information and found probable cause to arrest" Simon, 72, and Brickell, 47, a police statement said.

The couple was released from custody Sunday morning.
They held hands when appearing before a judge in the Norwalk Superior Court Monday.

"Edie and I are fine," Simon said. "We're going to see our son's baseball game this afternoon."

Yay!

Paul Simon @ Webster Hall, 2011 (more by Ryan Barkan)
Paul Simon

Trouble in paradise bewteen longtime maried couple Paul Simon and Edie Brickell:

Singers Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell were arrested over the weekend in Connecticut after police investigated a "family dispute," the New Canaan Police Department said.

Police said they responded at 8:20 p.m. on Saturday, gathered information and found probable cause to arrest Simon, 72, and Brickell, 47. Both were both charged with disorderly conduct, according to a news release from New Canaan Police. - [NBC Connecticut]

It was initially reported that Simon had been arrested on domestic violence charges but that has since been clarified as "disorderly conduct" for both. Neither he or Brickell -- who have been married since 1992 and have three children together -- were taken into custody.

Steve Martin @ Williamsburg loft, 2012 (more by David Andrako)
Steve Martin

Witty banjo enthusiast Steve Martin and his band The Steep Canyon Rangers are releasing a collaborative album with onetime new bohemian Edie Brickell (remember "What I Am"?). The record, titled Love Has Come for You, will be out April 23.

Martin, Brickell, and The Steep Canyon Rangers will the tour the album later this year, including a stop in NYC at Town Hall on June 25 and tickets for that show go on sale February 1 at 11 AM.

All tour dates are listed below...

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Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Edie Brickell, Tina Fey, Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, James Taylor, and more are playing the Children's Health Fund 25th Anniversary Concert at Radio City Music Hall on October 4. Tickets for that show are very expensive and on sale now.

When we mentioned that Easy Star All-Stars put out a Michael Jackson tribute album called "Thrillah", we didn't realize they were also performing from it at Irving Plaza on 10/4. Tickets are on sale.

As mentioned, tickets are on sale for the Afghan Whigs show at Music Hall of Williamsburg.

Tickets for the Delta Spirit, FIDLAR, and JEFF the Brotherhood show at Irving Plaza are on sale now.

Tickets for Lady Gaga's upcoming shows at MSG and Barclays Center go on sale at 10am.

Prong is playing Rocks Off cruise during CMJ on October 19 with Eminence and For Sleeping or Jumping. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Speaking of CMJ shows on boats, Tickets for the El-P CMJ Rocks Off cruise (also happening on 10/19) are on sale now.

If you noticed El-P's friend Killer Mike in the initial CMJ lineup, that's because Mike is opening for GZA as part of a tour that hits Irving Plaza on 10/18. Tickets are still on sale.

Tickets to see High on Fire's two upcoming NYC shows (Bowery and MHOW) go on sale today at noon.

Sam Sparro plays Webster Hall on November 30. Tickets go on sale at noon.

Tickets to see Field Report atMercury Lounge go on sale today at noon. You can also get tickets to Union Hall.

Tickets to see The Waterboys' Mike Scott at Music Hall of Williamsburg go on sale today at noon.

Tickets to see Anais Mitchell at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets to see Diamond Rings at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

BAIO (aka Chris Baio of Vampire Weekend) is playing Glasslands on October 26 with Germany Germany. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Iggy Azalea and Havana Brown are opening for Rita Ora at Highline Ballroom on October 30. Tickets for that show go on sale today at noon.

Theophilus London is playing Gramercy Theatre on October 20 with Chip Tha Rippa and Phony PPL. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Tickets to the Owen shows at Mercury Lounge and Union Hall go on sale today at noon.

Tickets to see The Frank and Walters at Mercury Lounge go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Kelly Hogan show at Mercury Lounge go on sale today at noon.

Petty Fest tickets go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Callers and Sam Mickens show at Mercury Lounge go on sale today at noon.

Sam Mickens also plays as a duo with Mike Pride at Death by Audio on October 14 with Aurora and Glockabelle.

Tickets are still on sale for the Jens Lekman/Taken By Trees show at Terminal 5.

RSVP to the BV Austin CMJ Party with Robert Ellis, Wild Child, The TonTons, Shakey Graves, Josiah Hall, and New York City Queens, or just show up with your CMJ badge to get in for free.

"saw iron & wine at radio city last night. show was amazing. it was an electric rock show with a huge band. sam pulled it off." - travis johnson

Radio City Music Hall, moments before Iron & Wine (by Chris Shiflett)
Radio City

"Iron and Wine kind of blew it last night. When an artist goes for a sound more or less the polar opposite of the one that made them famous, they better bring their A game. Sufjan did it last year, sadly Iron and Wine did not. Bloozy sax rock is not where its at man. 75 minute sets at a sold out Radio City at 50 a ticket aint too great either. That said, some of the new stuff was great, and the Trapeze encore was wonderful." [Anonymous | January 30, 2011 1:25 PM]
Edie Brickell opened for Iron & Wine at Radio City Music Hall in NYC Saturday night, one night after the same band played a much more intimate and free (and even shorter) show at the SoHo Apple Store. More tour dates are HERE. The Radio City setlist, and video of the "Trapeze Singer" encore, are below...

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Iron & Wine at ATP NY 2009 (more by Ryan Muir)
Iron & Wine

Iron & Wine kick off a US tour on Saturday (11/13) with a show in St Louis at The Pageant. It's a short trip that will be followed by a two month break. Post-break, Samuel Beam and band will play two big US album release shows before heading to Europe for a tour. Those two 2011 US shows are January 26th at The Wiltern in LA with the Low Anthem, and January 29th at Radio City Music Hall with Edie Brickell. Tickets for the NYC show go on AMEX presale Wednesday, 11/10, at 11am, and then go on regular sale Friday at 11am.

Iron & Wine's new LP, Kiss Each Other Clean, will be released on January 25th (one day before the LA show) via Warner Brothers (and 4AD in Europe, Japan, and Australia). And,

Kiss Each Other Clean's opening track, "Walking Far From Home," will be released on 12" vinyl and as a CD single that is sold exclusively through independent retailers in conjunction with "Back to Black Friday" on November 26th, in which independent record stores will be the only source for several exclusive new releases across the country.
"Back To Black Friday" is a new initiative by the people behind Record Store Day. Basically they'll be releasing exclusive records now on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving/the businest shopping day of the year) in addition to on Record Store Day which takes place in April.

The Iron and Wine single will also be available digitally on 11/30. In addition, 4AD will release two of those songs as a 7" on 1/17/11. Check out the teaser trailer and tracklist for the LP, as well as all tour dates below...

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