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28 min ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Hank Barbee to play Brewed Awakenings

Native N.C. troubadour Hank Barbee, who has been touring extensively throughout much of the southeastern U.S. since January, is preparing to record a sophomore album to follow up his self-titled debut release of 2013.

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28 min ago | The Austin Chronicle

Wheezing Spools: Cassettes in Electronic Music - " Part II

Cassettes occupy a reclusive distance from the whims of the masses. Since tapes aren't enslaved by prescribed pop expectations, a history of idiosyncratically edgy music endures.

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Related Topix: Dripping Springs, TX, Entertainment

1 hr ago | Denver Westword

Nine months after the worst flood in Colorado history, the musicians...

Nine months ago, the worst flood in Colorado's history had a particularly devastating impact on Lyons and its surprisingly robust music scene.

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2 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com

MidPoint Music Festival announces Taft Ballroom showsMidPoint Music...

Organizers of the 13th annual MidPoint Music Festival, set for Sept. 25-27, have announced the artists slated to perform at the Taft Ballroom.

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4 hrs ago | TwinCities

Swift, Coldplay set for iHeartRadio festival

Taylor Swift, Coldplay and One Direction are part of the star-studded lineup for this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival.

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6 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Today's Music Picks: Last chance to see Motley Crue?

The flamboyant rock troupe, which has sold over 80 million records during its three-decades-plus career, will hang up the hair spray at the end of its descriptively titled Final Tour.

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7 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Weird Al' on his weirdly successful week in music - Weird Al' on his...

'Weird Al' on his weirdly successful week in music 'Weird Al' on his weirdly successful week in music Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1ryiuHm "Weird Al" Yankovic poses for a portrait in Los Angeles.

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11 hrs ago | Orlando Weekly

Music updates around town: Case Work, Warped Tour, Timucua, Rotation

If you're not familiar with Case Work, it's likely you've encountered their frontman, Chandler Strang, elsewhere in gushworthy projects like Saskatchewan and Dromes.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Red Eye Chicago

Brother-sister duo April Fools blends music, spoken word

In 2008, Victory Gardens Theater created its Ignition Festival of New Plays, a staged reading series of new works to highlight the theater's mission of bringing diversity to its stage through presentation - and possible development of - new works by playwrights of color under 30. That year, it received 120 submissions and developed two plays into ... (more)

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St. Petersburg Times

SoundCheck: Johnnyswim among top live music picks

Details: Saturday 7:30 p.m. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa.

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TwinCities

Library honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize

Librarian James Billington said Tuesday the singer-songwriter, whose hits include "Piano Man" and "Uptown Girl," will receive the prize in Washington in November.

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New York Daily News

Kanye West declares legal victory over digital currency creators of Coinye

Kanye West is declaring Kanye West the winner in a court fight over the makers of a digital currency called Coinye.

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Broward-Palm Beach

Zeds Dead Releases Somewhere Else EP Just in Time for Mad Decent Block Party

The life of a big-time dance-music producer seems easy enough. You travel the world, hang out with your buddies, meet adoring fans, and you make tons of money while doing it.

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Ananova

Helen Mirren: No More Queen After Broadway

Helen Mirren is reprising her role as the Queen yet again for a stint on Broadway which she has admitted she would "prefer not" to do.

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The Village Voice

Getting Naked With Charlie 'Bird' Parker at the Wildest Party in L.A. History

Charlie "Bird" Parker has been called the greatest saxophonist who ever lived, a jazz legend who not only spearheaded the bebop movement but also laid the foundations of modern jazz.

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411mania.com

Ted Nugent's Idaho Concert Canceled By Native American Tribe Over Racism Charges

Ted Nugent's Idaho Concert Canceled By Native American Tribe Over Racism Charges Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 07.21.2014 He was set to play a casino... Ted Nugent's August 4th concert in an Idaho casino is no more.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

John Adams talks storied career, Cabrillo Festival

Composer John Adams often has described his transformation from born-and-bred New Englander to born-again West Coaster.

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Los Angeles Times

George Harrison Memorial Tree killed ... by beetles; replanting due

A plaque marking the George Harrison Tree, planted in 2004 in Griffith Park. The original tree died recently, the result of an infestation of beetles.

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New York Daily News

Steven Seagal kicked out of music festival over his Putin support

Steven Seagal of the Steven Seagal Blues Band performs on stage Saturday in Leeds, U.K..

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BlogTO

New Toronto music fest to boast flea market and arcade

If Toronto was music festival city last summer, 2014 started out packed and is now becoming somewhat of a joke - or would be if local music fans weren't so thirsty for the word "festival."

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