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9 hrs ago | 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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Morning Call

Nashville indie rock band finds inspiration in the Great Lakes

Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario and Lake Erie - the five great lakes of North America are what inspired the name of a four-piece indie pop rock band from a state that has no Great Lakes.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ohio, Music, Entertainment

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Concert review | America and Beach Boys: Don't say oldies; they're classic rock

John Stamos, left, and original band member Mike Love, right, performed with The Beach Boys Band at the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday evening, July 29, 2014 in Columbus.\ "These are not oldies," said singer Gerry Beckley, when his hit-making group America opened for the Beach Boys in the Celeste Center at the Ohio State Fair last night.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

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ANDREW KRECH / THE CITIZENS' VOICE America's Gerry Beckley looks out into the audience as he performs at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Saturday.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Deseret News

Book review: 'The One' completes the Selection series nicely

The conclusion is mildly surprising as the Selection series comes to a close. Fans of America Singer, Prince Maxon and Aspen Leger will lap up the rest of the story as the feisty girl from a lower caste competes to become a princess.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Watch The Vamps Sing 'Somebody To You' On 'Today': Yeah, You

The Vamps are everywhere! These guys seriously don't stop . Brad, Tristan, Connor and James took over the "Today" show on Thursday morning to perform their hit "Somebody to You."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Thursday