Editor's Note: First Notes is a weekly update of recent happenings in the world of music.
* Kanye West halted his concert in Australia and demanded that everyone in attendance stand up. When one fan wouldn't, he asked audience members if the person should stand up or be booed. Turns out, the "offender" was in a wheelchair.
* The Foo Fighters, in the UK for the Invictus Games, decided to play a few "secret" shows in their downtime. Performing under the name "The Holy Shits," the Foos played one gig in an abandoned tunnel. Six hundred fans got to watch the band tear through a 21-song set that included a lot of rarities.
* Widespread Panic will perform at Charlotte's Time Warner Cable Arena on New Year's Eve. They will also play a Tunes for Tots benefit concert on Dec. 30, 2014, at The Fillmore. Tickets go on sale on Sept. 26.
* Columbia, South Carolina's Music Farm is set to open this week. The new music club, which is an expansion of the Charleston venue, will hold roughly 1,100 patrons.