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Yesterday | Cinema Blend News

Saturday Night Live Just Added A Brilliant Comedian, Solidified Its Season 40 Cast

Saturday Night Live has always preferred young when it comes to its cast members. With a few notable exceptions, the show typically employs people in their late twenties and thirties.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Saturday Night Live, Television, Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Eddie Murphy, Pop/Rock

Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

Comedian Pete Davidson is Saturday Night Live's Newest Featured Player

Deadline reports that comedian Pete Davidson has signed on to join the 40th season of NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE as the sketch comedy's newest featured player. The stand-up comic will be the sole new comedian to join the show in its upcoming season.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Pop/Rock

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The News Item

ZZ Top cancels appearance at fair

Just two weeks before they were scheduled to perform at the Bloomsburg Fair, rock band ZZ Top announced the cancellation of their concerts for the rest of the year. The three-man band is minus one member after bassist Dusty Hill fell on his tour bus on Aug. 26 and injured his hip.


Related Topix: ZZ Top, Pop/Rock, Jeff Beck, Social Software

Thu Sep 11, 2014


Zz Top And Jeff Beck Tour To Resume Next Year

Zz Top and Jeff Beck are hoping to reschedule their disastrous summer tour for next spring after scrapping dates to allow bass player Dusty Hill to recover from a tour bus fall. The joint tour hit a number of snags this year and the rock trio and the guitar great have their fingers crossed that next year's trek will be problem free.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jeff Beck, ZZ Top, Manchester, TN

Wed Sep 10, 2014


'Saturday Night Live' Adds Two New Writers

Saturday Night Live i s bringing in two new writers for its upcoming 40th season. I've learned that Nick Rutherford and Alison Rich are joining the late-night sketch show's writing staff.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tay FM

REVIEW: Bestival 2014

THURSDAY Bestival is now considered to have become a stalwart of the UK summer festival scene, having enjoyed a glorious decade of bringing some of the finest acts around to Robin Hill Park on the Isle of Wight. With each year, it has got bigger and better and 2014 was the most mouth-watering offering so far, featuring headline sets from Outkast, Foals and Chic.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England, Black Entertainment, Outkast, Hip-Hop, Disco, Chic, Pop/Rock, The Chemical Brothers, Electronic

Tue Sep 09, 2014



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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Soundtrack, Film, Stars

Sun Sep 07, 2014


LOOK Festival No.6: Beck rocks the Portmeirion party on the second day of Gwynedd event

The elfin American singer concentrated on the party-rocking hybrid hip-hop for which he is best known as sun continued to shine on the event The day began with a brief outbreak of rain, but it soon gave way to glorious sunshine and the beach beside the Dwyryd estuary was filled with revellers soaking up the fine weather. Plenty of them took to the water for an afternoon swim as a man on a paraglider circled low over the sandbank in the middle of the estuary.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Light, Christian-Rock

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Mid Devon Star

Elly Jackson of La Roux performing in The Big Top at Bestival

Thousands of revellers will be putting on their fancy dress today as the party continues at the last major music festival of the summer. More than 50,000 have travelled across to the Isle of Wight for Bestival which has become famous for its fancy dress, which this year has taken on the theme of Desert Island Disco for the event at Robin Hill Country Park.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England, Pop/Rock, Black Entertainment, Outkast, Hip-Hop

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Streatham Guardian

Bestival 2014 features a giant disco ball

More than 50,000 revellers have travelled across to the Isle of Wight for the last major festival of the summer. Bestival, which has become famous for its fancy dress, has taken on the theme of Desert Island Disco for the event at Robin Hill Country Park.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England, Pop/Rock, Disco, Chic

Isle of Wight County Press

Bestival: Winners and Loser for opening night

The event sold out for the tenth year running this week and with more than 40,000 revellers on site by 8.30pm the party was in full swing, despite the main stage not opening until today . Ryde was packed as thousands of people arrived, queuing down the pier to wait for buses to take them to the Robin Hill site.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Sep 04, 2014


This Is What Joan Rivers Hoped Her Funeral Would Look Like

JANUARY 13: Comedian/TV personality Joan Rivers arrives at 2012 TCA winter press tour - We TV 'Family Affair' dinner at The Langham Resort on January 13, 2012 in Pasadena, California. Joan Rivers accomplished an incredible amount in her life , and it was apparent that she was always thinking of what was next to come.


Related Topix: I Hate Everyone . . . Starting with Me, Books, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Pop/Rock, Pasadena, CA, Maude

The Times-Picayune

Beck, Jenny Lewis, Ty Segall and more: Alison Fensterstock's top 10 fall concerts

It's not any less hot, and technically, autumn doesn't begin until Sept. 22. But the Labor Day weekend has come and gone, and that means it's time to do two things: stop wearing white shoes, and look ahead to what has shaped up to be a very nice fall concert calendar in New Orleans.


Related Topix: Ty Segall, Pop/Rock, New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Folk, Thanksgiving, Music, Entertainment

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Daily Star


Apple's eighth annual music event is an eclectic mash-up of chart-toppers, with this year's line-up ranging from iconic punk-rock band Blondie to commercially huge French house DJ David Guetta.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blondie


Beck - iTunes Festival, Camden Roundhouse

It's always a pleasure coming to the iTunes Festival at the Roundhouse; with a great atmosphere assured and tonight's main act, Beck, a veritable music icon.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Three 'Angels' sing their hearts out in country-themed Penobscot Theatre season opener

The musical A'"Honky Tonk Angels" is about three ladies who set off for Nashville with nothing more than a dream and a song in their hearts.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Angels, Thursday, Rock

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Zz Top Scrap Remainder Of Jeff Beck Tour

Rockers Zz Top have scrapped the remainder of their North American summer tour with guitar great Jeff Beck to allow bass player Dusty Hill to recover from a hip injury.


Related Topix: Jeff Beck, Pop/Rock, ZZ Top, Manchester, TN

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Beth Peerless on First City: Beck, Dawes, Lake Street Dive stand out

Taylor Goldsmith, lead singer and guitarist for Dawes, solos on the Redwood Stage during the First City Festival at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center in Monterey on Sunday.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Contra Costa Times

First City review: Beck, Phantogram, Best Coast highlight Day One of festival

The First City Festival is building its brand by showcasing some of the best and brightest young acts in indie pop and rock.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Monterey County, CA, Monterey, CA

Sat Aug 23, 2014


Jack White covers Beck's 'Devil's Haircut' - watch

Jack White covered Beck 's 1996 single 'Devil's Haircut' during his show at San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Friday.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jack White, The White Stripes