Amy Winehouse Announces Live Shows + More

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  • She's back! Amy Winehouse has scheduled four January gigs in Brazil, including three dates at the traveling Summer Soul Festival. Tickets go on sale November 22 here. [Amy Winehouse's Official Site]

  • Patti Smith was honored with the National Book Award for her memoir Just Kids, which chronicles her friendship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the late '60s and '70s. [National Book Awards]

  • Pavement will make a guest appearance on Food Network's hit show Ace of Cakes. In the episode, the reunited indie band get presented with a custom cake for their recent shows at New York's Central Park. No air date is scheduled yet. [Chicago Reader, via Pitchfork]

  • Fever Ray's Karin Dreijer Andersson is making a cameo in Catherine Hardwicke's new movie Red Riding Hood, and also contributing a song to the soundtrack. "In our movie, she's wearing a harvest mask with a corn husk face and she's singing and everybody's dancing and singing," says Hardwicke. Watch the trailer here. [Los Angeles Times]

  • Billy Bragg, M. Ward, Owen Pallett, and more will pay tribute to Joanna Newsom on an upcoming covers disc Visions of Joanna, which will benefit Oxfam. No release date is set. Hear Ward's cover of "Sadie" here. [TwentyFourBit]

  • Cee-Lo and Big Boi are planning to take their Dungeon Family music collective on the road for a trek dubbed the Georgia Power Tour. No dates have been announced yet. [Billboard]

  • Bonnaroo will take place June 9-12 next year; tickets for the Manchester, TN festival go on-sale November 26, although no performers have been announced. [Bonnaroo Official Site]

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