For Corey Feldman, the show -- and music --- goes on
Corey Feldman -- Michael Jackson’s longtime friend, at least before they were estranged in 2001 -- is grieving over Jackson's death but says he is going ahead as scheduled with an eco-themed concert with his Pink Floyd-esque band Truth Movement at Universal City’s CityWalk at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Feldman, who continues to be a family friend of the Jacksons, appeared on the "Larry King Live" and "Today" shows Thursday and Friday to talk about the singer's passing, and took to his blogto express his thoughts. “As Michael taught me a long time ago, the show must go on,” Feldman wrote. “[Saturday’s show] will be a hard one to get through. But I will brave it and do the only thing I know how to do … perform.”
Jermaine and LaToya Jackson were scheduled to attend, but that now obviously appears unlikely. Feldman and Truth Movement will perform songs from their 2008 CD, “Technology Analogy,” and are pushing to take live music shows “off the grid,” through self-sustainable energy and alternative fuels instead of electricity.
"It’s a good concept and a positive message,” Feldman says. “The problem is we haven’t figured out the technology 100%.”
-- Nicholas White
Photo: Corey Feldman. Credit: Nancy Pastor / For The Times