Bill Walton: A Sirius Deadhead
Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Bill Walton will make the jump to satellite radio this December, hosting ‘One More Saturday Night’ on Siriuss Jam_On channel. On December 4, Walton will debut his new show, which airs Saturdays from 9pm to Midnight EST. A longtime Deadhead, who attended his first show in the late 1960s, Walton is known to pepper his sports commentary with Grateful Dead references. The program will also be re-broadcast on Wednesdays from 9pm to Midnight EST. Waltons show is expected to mix Grateful Dead songs with selections from the NBA stars other favorite bands.Gomez Goes West
British rock band Gomez has announced a string of West Coast dates commencing after the first of the year. On January 14, Gomez will kick off a ten-date tour at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, CA. From there, the band will play multi-night runs in West Hollywood, San Francisco and Boulder, CO. The group will close out its brief run with a January 26 performance at 32 Bleu in Colorado Springs, CO. For more on Gomez check out Jeff Miller’s feature in the December/January issue of _ Relix _ magazine.