People: Beach Boys to perform on SiriusXM

The Beach Boys perform before the Los Angeles Dodgers home-opener baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates last Tuesday.

Photo by Chris Carlson, Associated Press

The Beach Boys perform before the Los Angeles Dodgers home-opener baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates last Tuesday.

Bobby Brown

Bobby Brown

Jack White

Jack White

Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin

Before their reunion tour kicks off, the Beach Boys will perform together in a much more intimate setting for SiriusXM Radio.

The band is due to perform a selection of songs Thursday in Los Angeles as part of SiriusXM's "Artist Confidential" private concert series. The group will also be interviewed during the event.

The Beach Boys are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, and kick off their tour April 24 in Tucson, Ariz.

The SiriusXM concert airs May 26.

Brown pleads not guilty to DUI

Bobby Brown pleaded not guilty to drunken driving and other charges stemming from his arrest last month in Los Angeles.

City News Service says an attorney entered pleas Monday on Brown's behalf to misdemeanor counts of DUI, driving with an illegal blood-alcohol content and driving on a suspended license. He could face up to six months in jail if convicted.

Oldman to direct Jack White film

Jack White will kick off the release of his first solo album with a concert streamed live online, to be directed by Gary Oldman.

The show will be the first installment in the third season of American Express' "Unstaged" series, which pairs top musical acts with renowned filmmakers. White's concert at New York's Webster Hall will be streamed live at 8 p.m. CST April 27 on VEVO, free of charge.

A few days prior, on April 24, White will release Blunderbuss, the first solo album from the former White Stripes frontman.

"Unstaged" has drawn more than 70 million streams for performances by Arcade Fire, Coldplay, Mary J. Blige and others.

Though best known for his acting, Oldman directed the critically acclaimed 1997 film "Nil by Mouth."

Baldwin criticizes NBC

Alec Baldwin says he's still a fan of NBC despite tweeting angrily last week that he was "leaving NBC just in time" after a "Today" show crew camped outside his apartment building.

In Washington to push for arts funding, the actor said Monday that a big draw of joining the cast of "30 Rock" was working at NBC.

Baldwin says he'll finish a seventh season of "30 Rock" but that it's slated to end next year. He says NBC needs to redo its lineup to get out of ratings trouble.

The "Today" stakeout followed the arrest of a woman on charges of stalking Baldwin.

Couple's extortion appeal rejected

A federal appeals court upheld the convictions of a man and woman from Michigan's Upper Peninsula who were accused of trying to blackmail actor John Stamos.

A three-judge panel in Cincinnati rejected challenges to the indictment Monday as well as claims that Allison Coss and Scott Sippola should have received a break at sentencing for accepting responsibility.

Today's birthdays

Composer- musician Jan Hammer, 64; actress Olivia Hussey, 61; singer-guitarist Pete Shelley of The Buzzcocks, 57; actor Sean Bean ("Lord of the Rings"), 53; actress Lela Rochon, 48; actress Kimberly Elise, 45; singer Liz Phair, 45; actress Jennifer Garner, 40; singer Victoria Beckham of the Spice Girls, 38. actress Rooney Mara, 27.

-- From Our Press Services

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