* In related Next Big Nashville news: Out the Other host, indomitable champion of local rock and NBN co-curator/official Tweeter, Janet Timmons is tweeting her excitement something fierce in anticipation of the impending festival, which gets underway Wednesday. Check it out:
* Also, late-night-E-Streeter Max Weinberg is bringing his 15-piece Big Band to The Belcourt on Nov. 2nd. I’m debating whether or not I should bring my “Streets of Fire” and “Jungleland” signs. Purchase tickets here.
* And lastly, it was reported earlier this week that King of Leon Caleb Followill has found his queen. Followill popped the question to longtime girlfriend, model Lily Aldridge, who was featured in the Kings’ “Use Somebody” video. She said yes. While we at the Cream aren’t likely to get a wedding invitation any time soon, we offer our congratulations to the happy couple.