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12 hrs ago | 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.


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

12 hrs ago | 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.


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

16 hrs ago | 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)


Related Topix: Buddy Holly

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 .


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

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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys Film Announces Release Dates For Nearly 50 Countries

Just a day after the release of the highly anticipated first trailer , the Jersey Boys movie, directed by Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood has announced the release dates for the film in 49 countries.


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

92.5 KISS FM

Kicked in the Head or Jimmy Kimmel???

With 5 million views and counting, this video has a "Jimmy Kimmel Prank" written all over it.


National Tour of Million Dollar Quartet Makes RiverCenter Debut Tonight

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET will make its Columbus, Georgia premiere tonight, April 18th at 7:30pm as part of the TSYS Broadway on Broadway Series at RiverCenter for the Performing Arts.


Related Topix: Theater, Million Dollar Quartet, Columbus, GA, Johnny Cash, Country, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Advocate

Husband Cyril plays percussion, and the kids pitch in for Gaynielle Neville and lady friends

"I'm excited and nervous at the same time," said the singer-songwriter and member of New Orleans' first family of soul, the Nevilles.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, More

Today in Rock: April 17

On this day in 1943 Roy Estrada future bassist and background vocalist for Captain Beefheart, Mothers of Invention and Little Feat is born in Santa Ana, California.


Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA, Eddie Cochran

Nashville Scene

Get $12 Bruce Springsteen Tickets on StubHub

So, you're just dying to see Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at Bridgestone Arena tonight , but you don't have a $100 to drop on a concert ticket? Well good news; you don't need it.


Related Topix: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Nashville, TN

Gilmer Mirror


EDITOR'S NOTE: This column was originally published in 2008. AS I have been doing nearly every Easter week for the last 40 years, I attended the annual meeting of the Texas Folklore Society - its 92nd.


Related Topix: Texas, Lubbock, TX, Buddy Holly, South-Plains, TX, West, TX

The Town Talk

Easter weekend brings plenty of entertainment options in Cenla

For many in Central Louisiana, this weekend is about church and family. That doesn't mean you should miss out on an opportunity to get out and see what Cenla has to offer this weekend.


Related Topix: Life, Easter, Holidays, Gospel, Dorothy Norwood, Pineville, LA, Mahalia Jackson, The Caravans, Natchitoches, LA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Star Online

Jersey Boys: Life of the party

Let's rock 'n' roll: South African actors Grant Almirall and Kenneth Meyer burning up the stage at as they cranked up the Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons jukebox in the Jersey Boys musical at Istana Budaya in Kuala Lumpur.


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

Sydney Morning Herald

AC/DC's top tracks over the years

To celebrate the band's endurance in tough times, music writers Martin Boulton and Peter Vincent each pick their five favourite AC/DC songs and talk about why they love them.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Rock & Roll


Odds & Ends: Clint Eastwood's Dirty Boys, Frozen Reigns Supreme, See Aladdin's World & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys Talk Dirty Those naughty Jersey Boys ! Oscar-winning director Clint Eastwood's big screen adaptation of the Tony-winning Jersey Boys has been awarded an R-rating! The official reason ? The "language throughout," apparently.


Related Topix: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Oldies, The Four Seasons, Paul Robeson, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Jena Irene American Idol "Creep" Video 4/16/14 #IdolTop7

Jena Irene sang, "Creep" by Radiohead for this week's theme "Competitor's Pick."


Related Topix: Radiohead, Pop/Rock, Rock & Roll