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11 min ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Kerns: Holly celebrations this week, but hoping for bigger one in 2015

A bit of this and a bit of that ... with at least one local promoter hinting - and that's all it is right now, a hint - that some version of past Buddy Holly Music Festivals might return on a date close to what would be the late Holly's 79th birthday on Sept, 7, 2015.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Texas Tech, Theater, Arts, Lubbock, TX

3 hrs ago | Aquarius Papers

Saturday Night Attitude Dancing Courtesy of Birthday Boys Jerry Allison and Bob Welch

Tomorrow is the birthday for Jerry Allison, drummer for Buddy Holly and the Crickets.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Mick Fleetwood, Fleetwood Mac, Buddy Holly

7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Rihanna 'checks out $18 million luxury apartment in NYC'

The Diamonds singer may have found something more permanent to her liking after she was spotted taking look at an apartment in the hip TriBeCa neighbourhood.


Related Topix: Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, The Diamonds, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

11 hrs ago |

John Otway to launch Otway The Movie

September 28th sees John Otway, Rock 'n' Roll's greatest failure, release the DVD and Blu-ray of his film, Otway The Movie.


Related Topix: John Otway, Pop/Rock, Rock & Roll

14 hrs ago | Stylelist

Look of the week: Gwen Stefani's straight, sleek midi cut

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Related Topix: More

18 hrs ago | Forward

On Elvis' Yahrzeit, His Not So Secret Jewish History

Tablet magazine has a charming podcast of Memphis native Harold Fruchter, son of the late Rabbi Alfred Fruchter, reminiscing about his family's relationship with Elvis Presley.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities, Santa Monica, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Boston Herald

Cee Lo Green enters no contest plea in drug case

In this Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 file photo, singer/songwriter and rapper Cee Lo Green interviewed legendary artist Little Richard as part of the Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter's "The Legacy Lounge" at the W Hotel, in Atlanta, Ga.


Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Cee Lo Green, Hip-Hop, Little Richard, Opinion

The Wichita Eagle

Fall theater preview 2014: a Beauty and the Beast,a a Sister Acta among shows coming to Wichita

Cabaret Oldtown closed in May after more than two decades of offering hip, edgy musicals like "Pageant," "Menopaus-A-Palooza" and "The Great American Trailer Park Musical" along with original musical/comedy revues from a stable of favorite local performers.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Wichita, KS, Life, Holidays, Halloween, Christmas, Buddy Holly, Entertainment

Phoenix New Times

Paul 'PC' Cardone on Being a 'One-Man Social Network' for the Local Music Scene

Paul "PC" Cardone: the "Mayor of Tempe" and a go-to guy in local music for more than three decades.


Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, The Refreshments

Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Nostalgic rock 'n' roll ride to hit Clacton stage

PACKED show which takes audiences on a rock 'n' roll ride through the 1950s and 60s is coming to Clacton's West Cliff Theatre.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Pop/Rock, Eddie Cochran


Man arrested for threatening family, firing shots from car

A man was arrested early Friday morning after police say he fired six shots out his car window moments after threatening a family at a home.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Little Richard

Thu Aug 28, 2014

USA Today

Little Richard, others unhurt in two-car Tenn. accident

Little Richard, others unhurt in two-car Tenn. accident His Cadillac SUV collided with a car Monday in Murfreesboro.


Related Topix: Little Richard, Murfreesboro, TN, Morrison, TN, Music, Entertainment


Little Richard involved in Murfreesboro crash

According to the traffic report, Little Richard, whose real name is Richard Penniman, was riding in the passenger's seat of a Cadillac sedan driven by 70-year-old Willard Fletcher Jr. As they were driving down S. Church, 44-year-old Shanda Hoosier attempted to turn left out of a Kroger grocery store.


Related Topix: Little Richard


Elvis is Back (as a Hologram), and Performing Again as Early as 2015

The other day, we wondered if virtual reality will ever make waves in the travel industry.


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


Jinx Jones knows his guitar licks

Jinx Jones performs Sept. 5 at the Tupelo Nightclub and Sept. 6 at the Riptide, both in San Francisco.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Chuck Berry

Daventry Express

A season of treats

Drama, comedy and musical fans will be well catered for with the new season at Northampton's Royal and Derngate.


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

Blowin' In The Wind

Roll over Beethoven! Chuck Berry and rock 'n' roll music

So what was so great about rock 'n' roll? It was teeny, it was silly, it was fun, It got your toes tapping and then you were up on your feet, swinging your hips, dancing and singing along, belting out the lyrics as fast as you could for rock 'n' roll was loud, rock 'n'roll was fast, the guitars jangling, the drums pounding, and the singers singing ... (more)


Related Topix: Chuck Berry, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Elvis Presley

Wed Aug 27, 2014

New York Post

Buy a piece of pop history at the Madonna memorabilia auction

Material Girls across the world, pull out the cold hard cash. A tidal wave of Madonna's possessions could soon be yours.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, A League of Their Own, Celebrities, Dance, Madonna, Pop/Rock, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, More

Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Chita Rivera, Kelli O'Hara and More...

Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington is thrilled to announce its exciting 2014-15 Season, which includes magical evenings with some of Broadway's Brightest Stars! Jeremy Jordan , star of Broadway, film, and television - and current star of Finding Neverland - is taking his talents on the road for the first time.


Related Topix: Smash, Entertainment, Television, Short, Comedy Movies, Sweet Charity, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Chita Rivera, More, Theater, Newsies, Albany, NY

The Current

hair-piled high

Costa Mesa resident Angeline Melendez, 3, won third place in the Piled High Priscilla Hair Contest during the 15th annual Elvis Festival, held Sunday at the Orange County Market Place in Costa Mesa.


Related Topix: Costa Mesa, CA, Elvis, Celebrities