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7 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

Priscilla Presley at Collingwood: How to explain Elvis to kids

The music of Elvis has lasted as an iconic cultural influence, even touching children today with the power given to it by its roots in gospel, where the songs attain a lot of their soul and everlasting swing.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Celebrities, Elvis, Family, Kids, Canada, Tupelo, MS

2 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

Rocker to headline Rockabilly lineup

Lee Rocker, a founder of the Stray Cats, will be the featured performer on the second day of the Maritime Rockabilly Shakedown Festival next weekend in Amherst.


Related Topix: The Stray Cats, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays

6 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine


Come celebrate the 60th anniversary of rock 'n' roll by taking a trip to where it all started: in Memphis, Tennessee.


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

8 hrs ago | Erie Times News

'3 Pianos' plays Sunday during Bemus Bay Pops

Jamie Shear was in a somber mood on the day of our phone interview. The creator and producer of the "3 Pianos" show that will mount the Bemus Bay Pops' floating stage on Sunday, is also a guitarist, and he just heard the news about the death of bluesman Johnny Winter.


Related Topix: Jerry Lee Lewis

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Interview with Don Felder Former Guitarist of The Eagles

I was 10 years old and just saw him shaking his hips and playing guitar with all those girls screaming.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, The Eagles, B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Gainesville, FL, Little Richard

Huntington Beach Independent

The Go-Go's head to OC Fair with a new beat and big plans

She saved up her allowance to buy the needed components for a drum set, and the neighbors in her hometown of Baltimore didn't mind hearing the banging, smashing and crashing.


Related Topix: The Go-Go's, Pop/Rock, Jane Wiedlin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Costa Mesa, CA, Entertainment

Digital Post Production

Acclaimed Elvis Tribute Artist to Perform Memories of Elvis in...

Chris MacDonald, the only tribute artist hired to perform at Graceland's Heartbreak Hotel, will be performing at the Broward Center on August 16 ), we lost one of the greatest entertainers and pop culture icons of our time.


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

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

The real thing ... Buddy Holly

RAVE On, a 55th anniversary tribute to Buddy Holly, will be held at the Princess Theatre, Burnham, on Saturday, August 2. In 1959, Buddy Holly and the Crickets were touring in the American mid-west when a plane crash brought tragedy.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Buddy Holly and the Crickets

Daily Mail

Olivia Wilde spotted makeup free as she holds onto a pressed...

Already on a cleanse? Makeup-free Olivia Wilde holds onto bag from a pressed juice storea three months after having Jason Sudeikis' baby While stepping out in New York City, the 30-year-old fiancA©e of Jason Sudeikis was seen holding onto a bag from pressed juice company Liquiteria, signaling that she may be on a cleanse.


Related Topix: Rush, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Tron: Legacy, Olivia Wilde, Hot Chicks, Rock & Roll


Roll over, Rimbaud: P. F. Kluge, Walt Whitman, and Eddie and the Cruisers

Ask someone who came of age in the 1980s what they remember about the movie Eddie and the Cruisers and one of the following responses is likely: It spawned the great rock-radio staple "On the Dark Side" and briefly made MTV stars of the improbably named John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, Arts, Literature

Bruce Springsteen's 15-night Meadowlands stand in 1999: A look back

Driving into the Meadowlands' parking lot on the afternoon of July 15, 1999, the anticipation and excitement were already heavy in the air.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Electronic, Rutherford, NJ, East Rutherford, NJ

Boise Weekly

Alive After Five: Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas

Obituaries have piled up around Detroit, with its vacant cathedrals of industry and neighborhoods that look like they've been carpet bombed.


Related Topix: Delta-S


Juan Oskar Releases New Album Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You

Email: Website: Music: Phoenix, Arizona-July 22, 2014-It has been four years since Juan Oskar has released an album.


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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

First-Ever Auction at Graceland to Feature Rare Elvis Presley Artifacts, 8/14

Highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the first-ever "Auction at Graceland" were announced today, along with registration and catalog ordering details for the auction, which will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8 pm Eastern / 7 pm Central.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Western, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Elvis

Priscilla Presley wants Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to pose for Elvis book

Priscilla Presley , former wife of the King of Rock 'n' Roll, has her sights set on former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr for an upcoming book project.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Elvis, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney

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.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Wedding, Theater, Arts, The Diamonds, Jacksonville, FL, Music, Entertainment


Fall Out Boy, Bring Me the Horizon & More Win Big at...

Once its river burned, and now the city's lighting up. It's been a good month for Cleveland, which not only welcomed back their prodigal baller, but also kicked off the inaugural Alternative Press Music Awards at Voinovich Park in the shadow of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Related Topix: More, Punk, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Ice-T, Rap, Panic! at the Disco, Body Count

Mountain View Voice

It's a party downtown at Thursday Night Live

Sterling Johnson creating bubbles at Castro Street and California St in Mountain View Thursday, July 10. Photo by Natalia Nazarova Summer in Mountain View is the time to dance in the streets, thanks to the city's Thursday Night Live concert series.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA


UNCHARTED: Halifax's Monomyth aren't trying to revive anything

On ripping off your idols to improve your craft, emo guilt, and how, insist you might, they don't really sound like Sloan.


Related Topix: The Jesus and Mary Chain, Pop/Rock, Buddy Holly and the Crickets, My Bloody Valentine, Horror Movies, Thriller

Jersey Boys Sets New Box Office Record at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts

The San Jose engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS has broken the box office record at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts, grossing $1,323,302 for the week ending July 20, 2014.


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