The Daily Ligger: Pete Doherty takes up Tai Chi

Your music gossip stop: The Rolling Stones and U2 quaffing, Keane meet the fans

Welcome to the Daily Ligger: your morning stop-off to see who in the world of music has been up to what.

Today’s top gossip:

BabyshamblesPete Doherty has taken up Tai Chi. According to his bandmate, drummer Adam Ficek, he’s been meditating to relax on tour. “Stranger things have happened,” said Ficek on his Myspace blog.


From the papers:

Keane’s Tom Chaplin stopped to meet fans outside the Union Chapel in Islington, north London after his Mencap Little Noise Sessions gig there (Mirror).

Biffy Clyro have joked that they might cover Craig David in the future (Daily Record).

De La Soul went drining with cricketer Brian Lara and the Barbarians rugby team at Chinawhite in London (Mirror).

The Rolling StonesRonnie Wood and U2’s The Edge drank mineral water together at the Rex Cinema and Bar in Soho, central London (Mirror).

From NME.COM readers:


Kele Okereke from Bloc Party was hanging out in London’s Punk club, laughing and chatting (e-mailed in by Dave C).

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