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Thursday Apr 17 | Surrey Advertiser

Sam Bailey and Sigma added to 'explosive' GuilFest line-up

X Factor winner Sam Bailey, chart-topping dance duo Sigma and hip hop legends The Sugar Hill Gang have been added to the GuilFest line-up.


Related Topix: The Sugarhill Gang, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, Funk, Kool & the Gang, The Human League, Events, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Fri Apr 11, 2014


A Week In News: Peaches Passes, 'Captain America' Crushes...

In a week overshadowed by the death of Peaches Geldof, Mickey Rooney & Ultimate Warrior, we sought solace in action movies and rock music.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, National Velvet, Family, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Mickey Rooney, Pop/Rock, Captain America: The First Avenger, Veep, Entertainment, Television

Thu Apr 10, 2014


All Cannings concert offers condolences to Boomtown Bob

Marking Wadworth Brewery making a Concert at The Kings special beer are John Callis, Richard Baulu and Colin Oke By vicky scipio Organisers of the charity Concert at the Kings have sent their condolences to Bob Geldof, who is due to headline the gig next month with his band, the Boomtown Rats.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Independent

Peaches Geldof dead: Star describes 'perfect life' in final...

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Related Topix: Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Family, Parenting

Tue Apr 08, 2014

New York Magazine

Explaining the Geldof Family Tree

Peaches Geldof was the daughter of a rock star and a troubled TV personality, part of a team of dynamic sisters, and twice married before she died yesterday at 25 .


Related Topix: Live Aid, Music!, Bob Geldof, Pop/Rock, Dance, Inxs, Michael Hutchence, Parenting, Family

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Peaches Geldof dies unexpectedly at age 25

The news came as a shock to Britain's entertainment and fashion circles, where Peaches had been active as a model, television presenter and fashion writer.


Related Topix: Live Aid, Music!, Twitter, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Pop/Rock, Sports

CBS 47

Daughter of rocker, philanthropist Bob Geldof dead at age 25

Police were called to an address in Kent, England on Monday afternoon to investigate concerns about the resident's welfare and the woman was later pronounced dead by paramedics.


Related Topix: Music!, Live Aid, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

Headliners revealed as GuilFest 'rises like phoenix from ashes'

Tickets for GuilFest 2014 going on sale on Thursday this week, with organisers promising "truly the best festival Guildford has ever seen" The return of GuilFest this year will see Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats, Kool & the Gang and The Human League headlining the main stage.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Human League

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Steven Rubio's Online Life

music friday, 1979 edition

The Dead Kennedys, " California Uber Alles ". The DK's first single, and they managed to milk it for quite awhile.


Related Topix: Punk, Dead Kennedys, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Marianne Faithfull, Pop/Rock