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5 hrs ago | WPLR

This Day in Music History: April 18th

The album peaked at number three in the U.S. 2003: Aerosmith and Kiss announced that they would be touring together on a co-headlining tour named Rocksimus Maximus which would start in August and go on through the end of the year and gross over $64 million.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses, Def Leppard, Bruce Springsteen, Foreigner, Lou Gramm, Midnight Blue

9 hrs ago | Colorado Statesman

Dem delegates unite around incumbents

More than 1,200 Democratic delegates poured into the Colorado Convention Center Saturday, April 12 for the 2014 State Assembly, nominating a slate of statewide candidates to battle against Republicans this November.


Related Topix: US News, Delegates, US Politics, Mark Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Beast

GOP Candidate's Awkward Obama VoteBy Ben Jacobs

Longtime Republican operative Barbara Comstock is a frontrunner to win the GOP nomination for Congress in a Northern Virginia district.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Tom DeLay, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Al Gore, Mitt Romney, Delegates

Sunderland Echo

Line up announced for Durham brass festival

Highlights of this year's Brass: Durham International Festival have been announced, which will cater for a host of music tastes over 10 days.


Related Topix: Jon Faddis, Jazz

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Post-Standard

Syracuse Jazz Fest 2014 lineup announced featuring B.B. King and more

Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King will headline the 32nd Annual M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest at Onondaga Community College this summer.


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014


De Niro, Buble honored at Muhammad Ali's celebrity fight night

Acting icon Robert De Niro and singer Michael Buble were honored for their philanthropic efforts at Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night on Saturday.The 20th annual event attracted stars from movies, music and sports to the gala.


Related Topix: Michael Buble

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Va. Republicans arena t blinking in Medicaid showdown

RICHMOND - Virginia Republicans were supposed to be squirming by now. For months, their opposition to expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act has put them at odds with some traditional allies in the business world.


Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Delegates, Richmond, VA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

PHOTOS: 2014 Celebrity Fight Night in Phoenix 11 mins ago

Honoree and Singer Michael Buble attends Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XX held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on April 12, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Michael Buble

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Club Scout: Two shows at Theodores' worth checking out

Theodores' in Springfield has a bunch of great shows coming up, but there are two I want to put in the spotlight today: One national act and one local favorite.


Related Topix: Texas, Entertainment

Daily Record

Made in America

Benny Goodman, Dion & the Belmonts, Tiny Tim and Paul McCartney would seem to have little in common.


Related Topix: Benny Goodman, Jazz, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Bucky Pizzarelli, Duke Ellington

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

'Good Fellas' celebrates grand opening in Victorville

The eatery, which features a wide array of menu items, celebrated its grand opening Thursday in a building that's situated just in front of the Greiner Buick GMC automotive dealership.


Related Topix: The Goodfellas, Victorville, CA, Dining, Life, Food

Guitar World

Dear Guitar Hero: Stray Cats' Brian Setzer Talks Gretsch...

He revitalized rockabilly with the Stray Cats and revived swing and jump blues with the Brian Setzer Orchestra.


Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, The Stray Cats, The Brian Setzer Orchestra

Ventura County Reporter

Picks of the Week - Happenings

OJAI WORDFEST Thursday, April 10, through Monday, April 14. The fourth annual literary festival encourages readers and writers of all genres, skill levels and ages to partake in an extravaganza of events offered over five days.


Related Topix: Ojai, CA, Ventura, CA, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Arts, Ballet, Ventura County, CA

Eugene Weekly

Behind Zoot Suit Riot

Sarah Ebert may be a newcomer to choreographing for the Eugene Ballet Company, but she hasn't shied away from the pace.


Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Arts, Ballet, Modern Dance, Cherry Poppin' Daddies

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Breck's Spring Fever kicks off Saturday with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

The Bud Light Concert Series features four concert days of big-name acts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons over the next two weekends.


Related Topix: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Pop/Rock, Gin Blossoms

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Canadian rocker Adams set to play city's arena

BOSSES AT the First Direct Arena in Leeds have hailed the high-profile booking of Bryan Adams as the latest sign that their venue is on course for a smash-hit 2014.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bryan Adams, Michael Buble

Victorville Daily Press

Taco Tuesday: Good Fellas tacos an unexpected Tuesday treat

Daily Press Online Coordinator Bryan Kawasaki and I made the short trip last week over to what some may consider an unlikely location for an eatery: A local auto dealership park.


Related Topix: The Goodfellas, Valley Center, CA, Life, Food, Mexican Cuisine

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to play EAA AirVenture

Organic Valley, the world's largest organic farmer cooperative, said demand for organic butter, cheese and vegetables helped boost sales 8.5 a More A The band is scheduled to play Aug. 1, as the grand finale of a daylong salute to veterans at the fly-in convention.


Related Topix: Swingers, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Life, Food, Vegetables

Chronicle Live

Michael Buble announces second Metro Radio Arena date

The Canadian superstar will now play the venue on December 6 as well as December 5, with tickets for both shows now on general sale.


Related Topix: Michael Buble, Travel, Europe Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Chronicle Live

Michael Buble announces an show at Metro Radio Arena

His perennial popularity resulted in phenomenal sales for his previous two tours, and 150,000-plus tickets were sold during a 10-date residency at The O2 last summer, which was followed by a further 120,000 ticket sales for his recent shows in Manchester, Glasgow and Birmingham - all of which sold-out on the day they went on sale.


Related Topix: Michael Buble, Travel, Europe Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel