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Owner of the Joplin Blasters searches for new developer for Joe Becker Stadium

Joplin's new independent professional baseball team The Blasters will soon call Joe Becker Stadium home, but stadium developments might have hit a small road block.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

This Week Community News

Self-taught songwriter happy with road she's taken

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas play the Rumba Cafe Friday, April 25. Hey Hercules opens.

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Related Topix: Delta-S, Pop/Rock, The B-52'S, Motown, Soul, The Four Tops, The Temptations

Yorkshire Evening Post

Kaiser Chiefs are coming home to Leeds

Indie rockers Kaiser Chiefs are set to continue their love affair with Leeds when they make a Valentine's date at their home city's First Direct Arena next year.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kaiser Chiefs

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Atlantic

A Brief History of Soviet Rock and Roll

A pro-Kremlin lawmaker spawned a tsunami of scorn in Russia this week by alleging that Soviet rock star Viktor Tsoi's Perestroika-era anthems were composed by CIA operatives trying to destabilize the Soviet regime.

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Related Topix: Rock & Roll, Pop/Rock, Kino, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Country, Latvia, World News,

The Globe and Mail

A three-chord party-starter with a punk-blues accelerant

Johnny Kidd used to get quivers down his backbone, the shakes in his thigh bone and the shivers in his knee bone.

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Hilobrow

Ronny Elliott

It was an auspicious April in Birmingham, Alabama when RONNY ELLIOTT entered the world: Merle Travis and Louis Jordan topped Billboard's "folk" and "race" charts, respectively, while Jackie Robinson 's Brooklyn Dodgers' debut challenged America's worst racial assumptions.

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Related Topix: Country, Tampa, FL, Celebrities, Elvis, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Sid and Nancy, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Home

Paul Stanley and his love for another mask

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock & Roll, Musical Theater

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Lantern

Japanese culture celebrated at Ohio State festival

OSU students learn how to write Japanese characters at the 9th Annual Japanese Spring Festival at the Ohio Union April 19. Credit: Kaydee Laney / Lantern photographer Saturday was the ninth annual Japanese Spring Festival, an event presented by the Ohio State Japanese Student Organization, with the purpose of showcasing traditional and modern ... (more)

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Related Topix: More, Japanese Cuisine, Tea

The Star Online

'Jersey Boys' South African actors on playing America's pop icons

Ready to entertain: The cast of Jersey Boys Kenneth Meyer , Grant Almirall , Daniel Buys and Emmanuel Castis are full of enthusiasm for the musical even after months of touring it.

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Related Topix: Theater, Jersey Boys, Frankie Valli, Oldies, The Four Seasons, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons

WKXW-FM Trenton

This Week in Music History

Tickets are just $4.50 and the promoter of the event takes a gamble that word-of-mouth will be enough to fill the 550 seats, however, only 250 attend.

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Related Topix: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Phil Collins, Pop/Rock

JamBase

Bruce Springsteen Loads Charlotte Show With Covers

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band visited the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC last night, where they laid down a 30-song performance that included a number of tour debuts and seven covers.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Hatten column: I can't stop loving Elvis - and wouldn't want to...

Hatten column: I can't stop loving Elvis - and wouldn't want to try on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/04/20/hatten-column-stop-loving-elvis-want-try/7915417/ The casual fan line seems to get a bit further from view each month, and I'm not sure exactly how I got here.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Elvis, Celebrities

Staffordshire Newsletter

One night only at the Victoria Hall.

VETERAN entertainer Joe Brown is the first of a series of artists playing one-night concerts at the Victoria Halls next month.

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Related Topix: Joe Brown, Country, Daniel o'donnell

National Public Radio

How A Music Writer Learned Trust Is The Ultimate Backstage Pass

Lisa Robinson has done just about every kind of music writing there is. She's followed Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones on tour, covered the scene around CBGB in the 1970s, been a syndicated newspaper columnist, written live reviews for The New York Post and cover stories for Vanity Fair.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Rock & Roll

Time

Record Labels Suing Pandora Over Oldies

Major labels say Pandora is violating their copyrights to a slew of pre-1972 oldies like the Beatles, Rolling Stones and Aretha Franklin Sony, Warner and several other major record labels are suing Pandora for copyright infringement, accusing the Internet radio mogul of playing pre-1972 songs by artists like Buddy Holly and the Rolling Stones ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Advocate

Superdome box office to sell Jazz Fest tickets

Beginning April 21, the Superdome box office will be a ticket outlet for the 45th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival .

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, 9, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band

StarNewsOnline.com

album review - The Phantom Playboys' 'Baby Likes Booze'

I met with The Phantom Playboys' drummer "Jungle" Jim Kaylis earlier this week to pick up a copy of their new album.

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Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, The Stray Cats

CBS Local

Graceland Celebrates 60th Anniversary Of Rock 'n' Roll

Graceland is celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Rock 'n' Roll with Elvis artifacts and Marchese brought several of them to show off to KCAL viewers.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Celebrities, Elvis, Drama Movies, Jailhouse Rock, Musical Movies

The Winnipeg Free Press

Kiss' Paul Stanley on his autobiography, lesson learned from...

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Arts, Opera, Rock & Roll

ABC News

Paul Stanley on His Love for Another Mask

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.

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Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock & Roll, Musical Theater, Entertainment

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