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Friday | Gazette-news.co.uk

Nostalgic rock 'n' roll ride to hit Clacton stage

PACKED show which takes audiences on a rock 'n' roll ride through the 1950s and 60s is coming to Clacton's West Cliff Theatre.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Rock-N-Roll, Jerry Lee Lewis, Pop/Rock, Eddie Cochran

Friday | Examiner.com

Today in Rock: August 29

On this day in 1962 Elvis' tenth movie, Kid Galahad , opens in US theaters, featuring the King as an amateur boxer.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Sport Movies, Kid Galahad, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Charles Bronson, The Kinks

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lite 98.7

Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, 50 Cent + More Sing Goodbye to 'Chelsea Lately' [VIDEOS]

Chelsea Handler ended her run on 'Chelsea Lately' last night the way only Chelsea Handler could: By bringing the world's most random assortment of A-list celebs to the stage to sing her goodbye.


Related Topix: Chelsea-Handler, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock

National Public Radio

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

I first heard U.K. artist Liam Bailey , on a 7" called "When Will They Learn," back in 2012.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, North Carolina

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Eddie Raven brings Nashville's Blue Bird Cafe to Victoria for Charity Concert Series

WHAT: Sixth annual Charity Concert Series, benefiting the Bluebonnet Youth Ranch, The Victoria Lions Club, Theatre Victoria and the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts WHAT: Sixth annual Charity Concert Series, benefiting the Bluebonnet Youth Ranch, The Victoria Lions Club, Theatre Victoria and the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing ... (more)


Related Topix: Victoria, TX, Country, Porter Wagoner, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Pop/Rock

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

Miley Cyrus Sings "It's Over" on Final "Chelsea Lately" Show

Handler announced previously that she was leaving E! and heading to Netflix to create "docu-comedy specials" and also host Netflix's first talk show, which does not yet have a premiere date.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Country, Trace Adkins

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KUT-FM Austin

Here's a Look Back at Roy Orbison, an Unassuming West Texas Boy Turned Rockstar

Fifty years ago this month, Roy Orbison had his break-out hit "Pretty Woman." The catchy tune about an attractive lady walking by his song became the influence of countless covers and catapulted him into rock-n-roll history.


Related Topix: West, TX, Pop/Rock

Hereford Times

Relive a golden musical era

In the 1950s, a new phenomenon, rock and roll, came blasting through the American airwaves, across the Atlantic and into Britain's homes.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, Eddie Cochran, Celebrities, Elvis, Ricky Nelson

New York Daily News

Miley Cyrus will guest on final 'Chelsea Lately'

Chelsea Handler with Vanessa Hudgens and Selena Gomez in 2013; both are expected for Handler's farewell show Tuesday.


Related Topix: Chelsea Lately, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Chelsea-Handler, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Tina's 'loneliness, hopelessness' touch songwriter

Tina's death has made headlines and reached people across the country. One B.C. man has put his feelings about Tina's story into song.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Train Disaster, Canada

Wimbledon Guardian

Asda lorry driver discovers musical talent as Roy Orbison tribute act

Rock and country legends Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Buddy Holly will all descend on Wimbledon next month as a touring team of tribute acts comes to town for a one-night-only performance.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Sun Studio Sessions

SUN STUDIO SESSIONS features today's best new touring artists performing live in the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Aquarius Papers

Happy 2014 Video Birthday to Guitar Wizard James Burton

Today is the 75th birthday of one of the most excellent guitarists of the second half of the 20th century, the remarkable James Burton! He played on hundreds of hits, and is generally considered one of the true masters of the instrument.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 20, 2014

E! Online

Miley Cyrus Set to Perform on the Live Series Finale of Chelsea...

She will be singing a cover of Roy Orbison 's song, "It's Over." Cyrus has shared her love for Orbison on her Twitter in the past , so her tribute to Chelsea Handler with this cover will definitely be meaningful and most likely not include any twerking.


Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Chelsea Lately, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Chelsea-Handler, Hot Chicks

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Nicole Atkins - Slow Phaser

She comes out unscathed with another strong if over produced album. Over production can't save the filler cut "Sin Song."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Today's Daily Trivia Quiz

Written by Mentor Williams, "Drift Away" was originally recorded by John Henry Kurtz.


Related Topix: Soul, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Tina Turner

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Jake Owen to host free concert Monday on Music Row

Jake Owen is hosting a free beach party in the back parking lot of BMI at 10 Music Square East in Nashville.


Related Topix: Jake Owen, Country, Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Country Weekly

Sun Records Exhibit Unveiled at Johnny Cash Museum

The Johnny Cash Museum in downtown Nashville unveiled a new exhibit, Legends of Sun Records , at an exclusive industry gathering at the museum, Wednesday afternoon .


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Rock-N-Roll, Jerry Lee Lewis, Pop/Rock, Carl Perkins

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Slow Club - Complete Surrender

The third entry from this Scottish duo is considered its biggest stab at commercial success.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Elvis meets Orbison in Milwaukee tribute show

Elvis Presley died 37 years ago on Aug. 16, but he'll live on Saturday at the Pabst Theater - and so will the late Roy Orbison at the "Elvis and Orbison: The Voices of Rock" tribute concert.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock, Entertainment