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The Duke of Cambridge joined the musicians on stage for the finale

Dom Joly: I'm a West End star, but keep it under your hat

My tour has started with some preliminary warm-up dates in the West End of London. As someone has pointed out, the normal thing is to warm up stuff miles from nowhere and get a show "ready" before bringing it to London. I seem to be doing it the wrong way but then, that's sort of the story of my life.

Greatest hits dominate festivals as old rockers replace young bands

Festival stages will resound to veteran rock acts this summer because of a dearth in new stars breaking through to headline status.

2010: the year of the rock dinosaur

They are known for their growling and lizard-like skin but in rock, it seems, it pays to be a dinosaur. A new poll reveals music's biggest earners this year were practically prehistoric.

Album: Ray Davies, See My Friends (Universal)

For Davies, it's a chance to squeeze back into the songs that made his name – as any man of 66 might wish to revisit an old pair of jeans.

Diary: All Wight on the night

The celebrity old guard was busy anointing its successors at the Isle of Wight Festival this weekend. Fresh from his undignified spat with Sir Patrick Stewart, James Corden found a fan in another ageing knight. Sir Paul McCartney asked the young comic to introduce his slot at the festival, only to find Corden too busy monopolising print and TV World Cup coverage to attend. He recorded a video instead. Elsewhere on the Wight site, our celebrity mole – yes, we have one of those – witnessed Florence Welch's shock at being accosted by Beyonce Knowles, who was keen to inform Flo that she's her biggest fan, and "honoured" to meet her. (Presumably the feeling's mutual.) Finally, Kate Moss flung herself in front of a cameraphone to capture her meeting with Dappy of N-Dubz, who somehow earns himself more mentions in the diary than anyone else. Kate missed the England match to see her favourite hip-hop controversialists play. So she even likes their music.

Jubilant Catherine Zeta Jones thanks Michael Douglas after Tony awards triumph

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Rage Against the Machine, Finsbury Park, London<br/>Bon Jovi, O2, London

While Rage Against the Machine bring their political rap rock to London, Bon Jovi hark back to their poodle-permed past

The Acorn, Hoxton Bar & Grill, London

For their latest album, No Ghost, the Ottawa-based band the Acorn isolated themselves in a cottage in remote northern Quebec to work on their music.

Album: Bon Jovi, The Circle (Mercury)

With an average of a new studio album every two years so far this century, few bands could challenge Bon Jovi as the most dependably prolific rockers on the planet.

Bon Jovi to take up residency at O2 Arena

With 2,600 concerts under their belt since they formed in Sayreville, New Jersey, 26 years ago, Bon Jovi have probably filled more stadiums in their time than any other rock band. Now the group that opened London's O2 Arena to mark its conversion from the Millennium Dome are to take up residency there.

Tim Walker: 'In Guitar Hero, a virtual Kurt Cobain can appear on stage with Bon Jovi'

The Couch Surfer : I&rsquo;m starting to perfect some classic rock-star moves, such as the Springsteen Air-Punch

Keanu Reeves - An A-list slacker grows up

His next role sees him playing the toy-boy next door. But is Keanu Reeves really the guitar-strumming, eternal teenager of popular repute? Kaleem Aftab finds out

Anvil, Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes, London

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