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Thursday | ContactMusic.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Sat Aug 23, 2014

NME

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.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

NME

Beck and Jenny Lewis duet on Rod Stewart's 'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?'

Beck and Jenny Lewis sang Rod Stewart's 'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?' live onstage last night in Redmond, Washington.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Redmond, WA

The Oregonian

21 songs Beck might play at the Edgefield on Thursday night

Beck, one of the great chameleons of alternative rock, will play the Edgefield Amphitheater tonight, his tour coming in the wake of this year's acoustic, downcast "Morning Phase" album.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Redmond, WA, Disco, Donna Summer, Music, Entertainment

USA Today

17 years ago, it was 'Virtual Insanity' at the VMAs

In any event, it would be squarely in the demographic for this Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.

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Related Topix: MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Dance, Funk, Jamiroquai, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Stranger

Tonight in Music: Beck and Sultan Bathery

After producing some of the more adventurous, forward-thinking pop of the '90s, Beck appears content to go gently into that adult-contempo night, releasing records for the last decade that sound like the literal shadows of previous hits and the occasional odd vanity project .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Seattle Weekly

Live Tonight: Beck, LeAnn Rimes

As a young artist, Beck's genius lay in his subversively casual blend of funk, rock, folk, pop, hip-hop, and country.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, LeAnn Rimes, Country, Sammamish, WA, West Lake Sammamish, WA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

Review: Beck dabbles in brilliance at Burnaby show

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

The Stranger

Beck's Sexting Days Are Behind Him, Plus Other Revelations in Our Interview With Him

Beck has always thrived on his slower songs - the poised ones, rowing out composed.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Berkshire Eagle

New York: Metropolitan Opera, two unions reach agreement

New York's Metropolitan Opera reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions early Monday while negotiations continued with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Fall arts 2014: Drake vs Lil Wayne, Lorde top pop music offerings

That's certainly the case this year, as a terrific cast of pop, rock, R&B, country and hip-hop stars are headed our way this fall season.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lorde, The National

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Philly.com

New albums: Beck's 'Song Reader,' Grace Askew, and The Gaslight Anthem

What started life in 2012 as an elegantly old-timey volume of sheet music of new Beck songs published by McSweeney's blossoms into what was intended by its author: something purely interpretive, a chance for others to sing out, to bring their own voice to his music.

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Related Topix: Metal, Anthem, Pop/Rock, The Gaslight Anthem, Sparks, Folk, Entertainment

Canada.com

Playing Deer Lake Park: Beck offers true expression, real art, in music

Beck can sell records. If he couldn't, he'd be just another cult act, and his creativity and daring would be overlooked.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Arts, Poetry

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Photos: Beck headlines Twilight concert in Salt Lake City

Beck, the renowned multitalented, multi-instrumental, multigenre musician, headlined a packed Twilight Concert Series performance on a muggy Thursday night at Pioneer Park in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Salt Lake City, UT

Thu Aug 14, 2014

SFGate

Beck performs at the First City Festival in Monterey on Aug. 23.

Beck, sidelined for a while with a spinal injury, is touring in support of his first new album in six years.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Monterey, CA, Music, Entertainment

KSL-TV

Provo teen hopes to meet namesake, singer Beck Hansen

A 16-year-old Provo girl hopes to meet her namesake, Beck Hansen, at his concert Thursday evening in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Salt Lake City, UT

Yahoo!

Outside concert to promote peace in Philly, man shot dead

Formed as a quartet in Chicago in 1998 and relocated to Los Angeles three years later, OK Go have spent their career in a steady state of transformation.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Outside, Ghosts, The Flaming Lips, Weezer

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Seattle Times

Your week in Seattle Music: Beck, Pink Martini and more

Also featuring: a punk-rock festival with a pizza-eating contest, an '80s rock icon and the Marymoor Park concert whose crowd is most likely to take advantage of Washington's marijuana laws.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Pop/Rock, Snoqualmie, WA

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