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1 hr ago | Eugene Weekly

American Musical Tapestries

American "classical" music often finds a more welcome reception in choral concerts than in orchestra halls.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Folk, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Woody Guthrie, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

2 hrs ago | The Star Online

Five-String Fest brings top bluegrass acts to Cleveland County

John Lockaby, a veteran of the bluegrass industry, dropped by Elliott Family Farms last year.

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Related Topix: Cleveland County, NC, Earl Scruggs, Bluegrass, Polkville, NC, Grammy Awards, Music!, Shelby, NC

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Star Online

Looking for the 1984 pop rewind? Music from the 1980s rocks

Nineteen eighty four wasn't just a landmark year for the film industry. Many classic songs from the 1980s were actually released in 1984.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Short, Music!, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, What's Love Got to Do with It?, Tina Turner, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Grammy Awards

The Austin Chronicle

Black Pistol Fire

Black Pistol Fire brandishes a fighter's spirit on Hush or Howl , comparing romance to a barroom brawl on clapping soul-rock opener "Alabama Cold Cock," which lands a jab with singer Kevin McKeown's swaggering tag: "I'd like to hear the sound of your big mouth shut!" The heartbreaker blues of first single "Dimestore Heartthrob" and strong chin of ... (more)

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USA Today

Sebastian Bach raising 'Hell' on tour and TV

Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY. Contributors agree to our Terms of Service and are responsible for the content of their videos and photos.

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Free Times

Columbia SC Live Music: April 23-29

Brave Baby is South Carolina's next best shot at indie music fame. The sweeping synth textures and punchy hooks point to bands like Passion Pit or Local Natives, but the Charleston outfit outstrips both in its capacity to build breezy melodies into huge pop explosions.

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Free Times

Led by Ken Vandermark, Made to Break Pushes the Free-Music Envelope

By the time Ornette Coleman released his 1959 album The Shape of Jazz to Come, a watershed moment in the genesis of forward-thinking free music, jazz was beginning to fracture.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Ken Vandermark, Ornette Coleman, Charlie Parker, John Zorn, Jelly Roll Morton, Miles Davis, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

Orlando Weekly

Tycho records his album as a three-piece band but maintains minimalism

This is your study album, your road trip playlist, your playing-hooky-from-work soundtrack, your beach excursion go-to or whatever else you want it to be.

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Dallas Observer

How Musicians Are Capitalizing on North Texas' Craft Brew Bubble

It was late spring 2012, and a scraggly band clutched acoustic guitars and a washboard in the middle of Deep Ellum Brewing Company's beer garden.

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VH1

Music The 15 Greatest Girl Power Anthems

Not to brag, but being a woman is pretty awesome. Especially when you have these badass chicks that got your back.

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Los Angeles Times

Justin Timberlake adds additional Southland tour date

Justin Timberlake has added an additional Southland date to his extended 20/20 Experience world tour.

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Star Tribune

No firm start date on Chris Brown assault trial

Brown's trial had been set for Monday but was postponed while lawyers tried to work out whether his bodyguard will testify.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Orlando Weekly

This Little Underground invades Florida Music Festival

FMF FRIDAY: THIS LITTLE UNDERGROUND PRESENTS ROADKILL GHOST CHOIR, with Case Work, American Party Machine, Good Graeff, E-Turn and DJ SPS Orlando Weekly live music columnist Bao Le-Huu was invited to curate a critic's choice showcase at this year's Florida Music Festival .

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OregonLive.com

The Blue Monk closing on April 29

The Blue Monk is closing its doors, the bar and venue announced on Facebook on Tuesday.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Melissa Etheridge welcomes challenge, freedom of solo Ridgefield gig

Melissa Etheridge is coming to Ridgefield for an intimate solo performance which she said is one of her favorite ways to play.

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VH1

Music Is Taylor Swift Headed To a TV Series?

Who's headlining this year's Austin City Limits festival? Utah band Neon Trees was among the first to purchase its new LP, and Selena Gomez seems to be telling us something on Instagram.

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The Austin Chronicle

Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra

Questioned about the difference between the instrumental expanse of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and 19-year-old side project Thee Silver Mt.

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BlogTO

The top 10 music festivals in Ontario for 2014

The top music festivals in Ontario for 2014 will take you all around the province.

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VH1

Music Was Jay Z Targeted For Extortion?

Master recordings from Roc-A-Fella Records may have been held hostage, with a producer allegedly planning to use them to bilk money out of Jay Z .

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Press-Telegram

Nominees for first-ever iHeartRadio Music Awards coming to L.A.

This April 19, 2014 file photo shows Pharrell Williams performing at the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif.

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Related Topix: Drake, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Indio, CA, Blake Shelton, Country, Justin Timberlake, Entertainment

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