Zippers To Open For Bennett

Squirrel Nut Zippers, Afghan Whigs, Tommy Lee, Q-Bert, George Michael, Rolling Stones...

Retro-swingers the Squirrel Nut Zippers will be the opening act at

crooner Tony Bennett's Oct. 17 show at Radio City Music

Hall in New York City. Bennett is touring to promote his upcoming release,

The Playground, which is scheduled to hit stores Sept. 29. The

Playground, Bennett's first children's album, features vocals by

"Sesame Street" characters Kermit the Frog and Elmo as well as television

personality Rosie O'Donnell.