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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

5 hrs ago | 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.


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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

Jersey Boys Movie Gets An R Rating From Mpaa

While the frothy pop hits of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons dominate the soundscape of the hit jukebox musical JERSEY BOYS, the salty if all-too-accurate language that populates the dialogue scenes has steered the upcoming big screen adaptation into rare cinematic territory - an R-rated movie musical.


Related Topix: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons

Cincinnati CityBeat

Let the Good Times Roll

In this instance, "it" means two things: Spaghetti's infatuation with Rock & Roll and, by proxy, Supersuckers, the raucous outfit he's spent his adult life leading.


Related Topix: Rock & Roll, The Knack, Pop/Rock, Supersuckers, Tucson, AZ, The Black

Thunder Bay's Source

Playing it safe?

City manager Tim Commisso is seen in this 2012 file photograph. The City of Thunder Bay manager says Thunder Bay will not follow Abbotsford, B.C., which is on the hook for more than $5.5 million after losing its AHL franchise.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

Paul McCartney Reached Out to Lubbock, Asking to Play Concert in Buddy Hollya s Hometown

Texas Tech President Duane Nellis announced Wednesday morning at the Buddy Holly Center that Paul McCartney will perform June 14 in the United Spirit Arena.


Related Topix: Texas Tech, Buddy Holly and the Crickets

The Pordland Mercury

Tonight in Music: Queens of the Stone Age, Tinariwen, Graveyard & More

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, MOISTBOYZ Josh Homme took an extended break from his rock machine Queens of the Stone Age before firing it back up last year with ...Like Clockwork .


Related Topix: Queens of the Stone Age, Pop/Rock, More, The Stone, Death-Metal, Joshua Tree, CA

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Family keeps drumming up shows together

The Vernon Jazz Club will groove to the rhythm as The Grant Family and special guests return to the stage to present Drumboogie.

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Related Topix: Jerry Lee Lewis, Kenny Dorham, Jazz, Gene Krupa


Drummer Johnny Dee's address may be in Conshohocken, but he rarely resides there.

Headbanger's Ball with The Curse of Sorrow and Cause of Affliction: April 18, 8 p.m., The Woodlands Inn .


Related Topix: Conshohocken, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Bruce Springsteen begins encore with 'Backstreets' at Columbus, Ohio show

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band were back on the road Tuesday night, playing a 26-song, three-hour-and-two-minute show at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, A nice, solid set list highlighted by the tour premiere of "Blinded by the Light" as well as the main set closing with "Light of Day" followed by "Backstreets" to start the ... (more)


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