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10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Billy Corgan Performs Special Acoustic-Based Show at Chicago's Ravinia Festival Tonight

BILLY CORGAN will take time out from recording the next two SMASHING PUMPKINS albums, both due in 2015, to perform a very special, exclusive hometown acoustic-based solo concert Saturday, August 30 at Ravinia Festival in Chicago, the oldest outdoor music festival in America and the summer home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1936.

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Related Topix: The Smashing Pumpkins, Pop/Rock, Symphony, Empty Clip Studios, Electronic, Video Games

Yesterday | Ultimate-guitar.com

Smashing Pumpkins Share Puff Daddy's Unreleased Remix Of 'Ava Adore' [News]

Billy Corgan , Smashing Pumpkins frontman, has recently shared the Puff Daddy 's remix of the band's " Ava Adore " from the band's 1998's " Adore ," Consequence of Sound reports.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Smashing Pumpkins

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Herald

Billy Corgan goes solo acoustic for his Ravinia debut

Ravinia might not be the most incongruous place Billy Corgan has ever played. That gig would most likely be the appearance of the Smashing Pumpkins ' leader on the final taping of "Bozo's Circus" in 2001, when he performed Bob Dylan's "Forever Young" for the benefit of anyone who ever watched WGN-TV Channel 9's classic kid show.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Smashing Pumpkins, Highland Park, IL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lincolnshire Review

From wrestling to tea to living with regret: Billy Corgan unplugged

Rock stars are known for all sorts of outlandish activities. Opening a tea shop in the suburbs is typically not one of them.

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Related Topix: Hermann Hesse, Vocal, Pop/Rock, The Smashing Pumpkins

Examiner.com

Resistance Pro: The Real Thing 8/24/14

Sunday night was a big night for Resistance Pro Wrestling as it was not only the night of their latest event, but said event was the first TV taping for their unscripted reality show for the AMC network.

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Related Topix: The Real Thing, Soul

Thu Aug 21, 2014

RollingStone

"Let Me Give the World to You"

This Rick Rubinassisted Adore outtake is everything the 1998 LP's singles weren't: a straightforward, upbeat pop song in which Billy Corgan has fun rhyming "dest-o-ny" with "soliloquy."

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Related Topix: Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Stereogum

Inside Baseball With Billy Corgan: The Smashing Pumpkins Leader On...

Back around the time the Smashing Pumpkins were conquering the world in the mid '90s, I'm not sure anyone would've guessed that Billy Corgan would approach middle age and his second decade as a public artist quite as he has.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Smashing Pumpkins

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Stereogum

Billy Corgan Teases Live Mellon Collie Suite; Watch Him Rehearse The...

Later this month, Billy Corgan is playing a special semi-acoustic solo show at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois, near his Chicago hometown.

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Related Topix: Highland Park, IL, Pop/Rock, The Smashing Pumpkins

Chicago Tribune

Free Billy Corgan tickets offered for fostering pets

Billy Corgan, at Madame ZuZu's in 2012, has teamed with PAWS Chicago to offer free tickets to his Ravinia concert for people approved for fostering pets.

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Related Topix: Ambient, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Billy Corgan Says Website Lets Him "Do Small Thing...

As previously reported, Smashing Pumpkins ' 1998 album Adore is about to get the super-deluxe reissue treatment.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Smashing Pumpkins

Fri Aug 08, 2014

99.3 the FOX

Smashing Pumpkins' Bill Corgan Plans Early Home Demos Release

Billy Corgan plans to go way back in time for his next release. The Smashing Pumpkins frontman says he intends to put out the first part of a multi-volume collection of home demos he made between 1985 and 1990.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Smashing Pumpkins

Stereogum

Write Your Dream Billy Corgan Setlist And Win A Private Hangout With Him At Ravinia Festival

While it's definitely not as exciting as this photo of Billy Corgan holding a cat, fans of the Smashing Pumpkins frontman could have a chance to meet him at a private meet-and-greet at his show at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, IL.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Smashing Pumpkins, Highland Park, IL

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