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Wednesday | 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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Andrew's Chapel Church disbanded

Iris Goodwin and Ann Pate, area citizens concerned about the disbanding of Andrew's Chapel, are viewed on the porch.


Related Topix: Sampson County, NC, Edgecombe County, NC, Duplin County, NC, Pop/Rock, Gamewell, NC

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Even after British Invasion, some UK chart-topping hits didn't fare well in U.S.

Some hits that reached No. 1 in the UK pop music charts didn't fare so well in the U.S. Some hits that reached No.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, John Lennon, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Gerry & the Pacemakers

Sat Jul 19, 2014


What to do: Saturday, July 19

I'll be tubing this weekend, which means I'll hear "Chicken Fried" by the Zac Brown Band at least six times.


Related Topix: Zac Brown Band, Country, Pop/Rock, New Braunfels, TX, Momo

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Westminster College

Celebrity Series Announces 2014-2015 Season

Westminster College's Celebrity Series announced its 2014-2015 season, which includes concerts by America and Christmas with The Tenors .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tenors, The Four Seasons, Oldies

Jerusalem Post

Folk-rock legends America cancel concert in Ra'anana

The group rose to prominence in the 1970s with such No. 1 hits as "A Horse with No Name" and "Sister Golden Hair."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Daily Mail

Trailer for Jay-Z's Made In America documentary details process of...

'It's a bigger idea than just a concert': Trailer for Jay-Z's Made In America documentary details process of putting together his epic music festival The concert event may have happened two years ago, but the very first Budweiser Made In America is about to get the big screen treatment.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Run DMC, Rap, Dance, DMC

South China Morning Post

Making history, one Chinese government official at a time

On July 1st, at exactly 7:32 PM, at the Shangri-La Hotel in Wuhan, a Chinese government official laughed, and I caused it.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 10, 2014

National Review Online

The United States Never Volunteered to Be the World's Orphanage

Glenn Beck's Charity Is the Best of America. It's Also No Substitute for a Coherent National Immigration Policy, nor a Secure Border.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Pop/Rock, US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee, Family, Kids, Illegal Immigration

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Bayou City Theatrics Presents BROOKLYN, Now thru 7/19

BROOKLYN, a modern-day fairytale, is the story of an orphaned Parisian girl in search of her father who can finish the "Unfinished Lullaby" that her mother sang to her as a small child.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


See Rock City and Other Destinations to Make Uk Debut at the Union Theatre, Aug 15-30

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: Friday, Pop/Rock, August, Interstate, North Carolina


Hottest Articles on BWW from Tuesday, Jul. 8

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from today on BroadwayWorld.com! Below, check out Forest Gump himself, Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks dancing and singing to the chorus of Montell Jordan's "This Is How We Do It" while dressed as a rabbi.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Montell Jordan, Rap, Tupac Shakur

The Irish World Newspaper

First, we take Manhattana

Jake Roche was seven when he decided he wanted to be in a band. He had sprained his wrist playing football with his brother, and walked into the kitchen where his auntie Linda was playing Aerosmith's Walk This Way.


Related Topix: Aerosmith, Pop/Rock, The Beatles


Replay America: The Ultimate 80s Festival Set for MPAC Tonight

Go back to the future with the best of 80s pop at Replay America: The Ultimate 80s Festival, tonight, July 9, 2014 at 7:30 pm.


Related Topix: The 80'S, Pop/Rock, The Go-Go's, Jane Wiedlin

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Pulitzer-prize winner to give Las Cruces talk, book-signing

Egan will give a talk titled "The Big Burn Teddy Roosevelt & The Fire That Saved America," based on his book of the same title.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Las Cruces, NM

Brush News-Tribune

Al-Jazeera America says it's building to last

As it approaches its first birthday, Al-Jazeera America anchor Tony Harris says he's surprised by how good the network is.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tulsa, OK