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Yesterday | Mashable

For Early Made in America Acts, Cover Songs Get the Rowdiest Responses

The sun will set before Kanye West serves as the headlining nightcap for day one of Made in America, but the artists who are entertaining the ever-growing crowds hours in advance of his set are finding success with cover songs.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dance, Calvin Harris, Aerosmith, Franklin, The National

Thu Aug 28, 2014


With 15 Shows Left, One Direction's Where We Are Tour Is 20th Highest Grossing of All-Time

I'm the CEO of TiqIQ.com, which is the leading ticket search engine online. I started my professional career as a writer covering New York technology in 1996.


Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Pop/Rock, April, September


Made In America festival is ready for L.A. and Labor Day weekend

Made In America has finally made its way to Los Angeles and it's about time. Days away from Budweiser's Made In America Music Festival and more than 50, 000 people are expected to migrate south for this exciting event at Grand Park.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, August

The Memphis Flyer

John Hampton Recalls Gin Blossoms' Success

The Gin Blossoms and Collective Soul play Bluesville at Horseshoe Casino Tunica on Saturday, August 30th.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Gin Blossoms, John Lennon, August, Collective Soul, Soon

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Gov. Perry calls on vets, other Americans to restore country

Perry, a Republican who has been governor since 2001, said leaders in the nation's capital are adding to the strain on the economy.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Immigration Reform, US News, Pop/Rock, Lebanon, ME

Slate Magazine

Her Everything

Every year, starting around May and ending whenever critics pass out from sheer verbiage, America debates the Song of the Summer .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Everything, Victorious, Entertainment, Television, Dance, Ariana Grande, Bang, Nickelodeon

Sun Aug 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

Al Gore Accuses Al Jazeera of Bribing Cable Companies w/His Money

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WELI-AM Hamden

"Shake It Off" Indeed

Country superstar Taylor Swift leaked the video of her new song "Shake It Off" this week, from her forthcoming CD, "1989" .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Parents say Murdered Journalist 'the Best of America'

Diane and John Foley, the parents of James Foley, a journalist recently murdered by ISIS militants remembered their son as "the best of America" in a statement outside their home.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Live music on tap around Jackson this week, including pre-Civil War Muster concert

The U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America's Shades of Blue Ensemble will perform at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Cascade Falls Park.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Band, US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, Jackson, MI, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Slate Magazine

"The Best of America in a Taco"

U.S. Taco Co.' s One Percenter, supposedly called that because only 1 percent of the world can afford lobster.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Life, Food, Dining, Huntington Beach, CA, Fast Food, Restaurant Management

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/17/2014

SEUSSICAL JR WOLF PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 8/21-8/21/2014 A delight for children to perform, SEUSSICAL is now one of the most-performed shows in America! In this fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza, Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the ... (more)


Related Topix: Jr., Pop/Rock, Dr. Seuss, Vocal, Elephant, Jojo

Thu Aug 14, 2014


See Rock City and Other Destinations Makes Uk Debut at the Union Theatre, Now thru Aug 30

For the first time, the critically acclaimed off-Broadway musical See Rock City and Other Destinations, will be introduced to the UK for a two-week strictly limited run at the Union Theatre.


Related Topix: August, Pop/Rock, Interstate, North Carolina


Michael Jackson's 'A Place With No Name' Video Features Unseen Footage

We first heard Michael Jackson's semi-cover of the America hit "A Horse with No Name" when TMZ nabbed a snippet back in 2009.


Related Topix: Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Twitter, Nirvana, Grunge, Melissa Etheridge

Wed Aug 13, 2014

US News & World Report

Robin Williams and the Struggle With Suicide

I was standing in my kitchen when my husband asked, "Did you hear about Robin Williams?" I was fearful that the actor was dead; once confirmed, I was saddened, even more so when I heard that he committed suicide .


Related Topix: Suicide, Pop/Rock, Opinion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

One Direction to perform at Nationals Park Monday

One Direction members, from left, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne perform on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 in New York.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Abc, Associated Press, Traffic

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Huntington News

WV Radio launches America's first 'Tailgate' radio station

Friday morning, WV Radio Corp. flipped WKAZ-FM from classic rock to Tailgate FM.


Related Topix: Friday, Pop/Rock

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Beach Boys gave the crowd a fun show

As I walked out, I heard many people talking about how great the concert was - maybe one of the best they had ever attended.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys, Opinion