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  1. Be Bop a Lula! Opens Tonight at the Ambassadors TheatreRead the original story

    54 min ago |

    This spring, the outright kings of Rock n' Roll explode onto the West End stage in a brand new show, set to have audiences rocking in the aisles. The four giants of late Fifties and early Sixties popular music, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent , Billy Fury and Roy Orbison come together for the first time in BE BOP A LULA!, which opens at The Ambassadors Theatre tonight, March 4 and returns for the first Wednesday in every month.


  2. Rock 'n' Roll is Older Than You ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Neatorama

    What we know as rock 'n' roll was not born, nor was it invented, in any particular place or time. It evolved out of different music genres that were played by all kinds of people early in the 20th century, most who never recorded their music.


  3. Five to Watch: In Like a LionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KQED

    It's an in-between season at the multiplex, with the Oscar-winning films trickling out of theaters and the big summer flicks a long way off. That still leaves us an enormous range of big-screen entertainment.


  4. Plane crash that killed Buddy Holly set to be re-investigated after ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Pilot was 'unfairly blamed for crash that killed Buddy Holly and should be hailed a hero for trying to avert disaster' An investigation into the 1959 plane crash that killed Buddy Holly and three others could now be reopened after a respected pilot brought forward new factors as to how the aircraft may have gone down. At the time of the crash, the Civil Aeronautics Board ruled the probable cause of the crash was error by the pilot, Roger Peterson, who took off from Mason City to Moorhead, Minnesota, in inclement weather, even though he was qualified.


  5. Elvis Lives In ChattanoogaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago |

    Chattanooga Live Music is gaining recognition throughout the region. The development has taken years from the late 60's into the 70's with those early pioneers who lead the way and some of whom are still performing today.


  6. Review: a Buddy Holly Storya a nostalgic, pleasing tribute to legendary rockerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    All the major elements are in place for a rockin' good time at Theater League's "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" despite some distractions of cheesy, even amateurish, details of set decoration . The music from the Lubbock, Texas, rocker who bridged the transition from country-western to rock 'n' roll and inspired countless later performers - notably The Beatles and the Rolling Stones - is key, of course.


  7. San Francisco GPS-linked walking tour takes you off the touristy pathRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    I was standing on Broadway in San Francisco's North Beach on a recent cool, gray morning, having just wandered through clusters of old men playing Chinese poker in a park on the fringe of Chinatown. I'd stepped through tiny alleys -- their streets a mere skin above long-rotting Gold Rush ships.


  8. Milton Theatre packed full of shows and fun this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    Back by popular demand, Magnolia Applebottom will be hosting a night of illusion and entertainment starting at 8 p.m., Friday, March 6, with Cher, Liza, Celine, Amy Winehouse, Selena, and many more. Tickets are $15, and a cash bar will be available.


  9. CD Reviews: Kelly Clarkson; Brandi Carlile; Of Montreal; Asleep at...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    At the start of her seventh studio album, "Piece by Piece," Kelly Clarkson alludes to a lack of confidence. "I was so afraid, I felt so unsure," she confesses on "Invincible."


  10. Tonight in Music: Viet Cong, Caribou, the Sidekicks & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

    VIET CONG, FREAK HEAT WAVES, AAN Before they wrote a note of music, expectations surrounded Viet Cong. Half of the Canadian four-piece comes from the much-loved Calgary ragged-pop crew Women.


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    13 hrs ago | KXVO

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  12. Award-winning musical hit Jersey Boys coming to AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    Clint Eastwood's movie adaptation of the Tony-award winning Broadway musical, 'Jersey Boys,' tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. The Washington Post's Stephanie Merry gives an annotated review of the film.


  13. Robert Christgau Opens Up About His Memoir -- So Shut Up and ListenRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Village Voice

    "There is nothing [in my book] that is going to produce sexual arousal in anyone, I don't believe - unless you're really turned on by good prose." Robert Christgau is over talking about sex.


  14. See the real Jersey Boys! Franki Valli & the Four Seasons come to Hard Rock LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2012 |

    If you're a theatergoer who loved Jersey Boys and the music from the 60's and the Four Seasons, now's your chance to enjoy the real deal when Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons hit the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood this March. Ticket prices range from $44-$74, and there will be two shows: March 2, 2012 and March 3, 2012.


  15. Watch! TEN meets the cast of Jersey BoysRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    RT TEN caught up with the cast of Jersey Boys ahead of the show at Dublin's Bord Gis Energy Theatre, which runs from April 1 to 18. Click through to watch the interview. Jersey Boys is the true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the tracks.


  16. Over Easy:The Hits Just Keep on ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fire Dog Lake

    Living here on the outskirts of Cleveland Ohio, the location of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, I thought it appropriate to do at least one diary of this subject and the radio format that brought it to the forefront. There is a lot of confusion on this.


  17. Frank Black and The Catholics, Complete Recordings - Album ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Frank Black 's continued curation of his career highlights seems to be an ongoing process. Following the somewhat successful resurrection of The Pixies that reached a pinnacle last year with their first new record in two decades, Black has now turned his attention to The Catholics.


  18. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Star

    There have been rumours that RiRi and Leo have been hooking up for months but we've FINALLY got the first pic of them together. The bad gal of R'n'B and the Hollywood hunk seem to have made their debut as a couple.


  19. Memories: Bill Haley and his Comets fans shiver rattle and roll in 1957 to get tickets to his showRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Evening Times

    ROCK 'n' roll fans shivered in an all-night vigil outside Glasgow's Odeon Cinema in 1957 to get tickets to see their heroes, Bill Haley and his Comets. And those who didn't bring enough to keep themselves warm, decided a nearby waste paper basket would do the job if they set it alight - requiring a cinema attendant to smother the flames with his gloved hands.


  20. Uncool in all the right ways: Five years of Public Pool, Hamtramck's storefront art spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Model D

    The story of Public Pool is a noble one, all about connecting traditional neighborhood and community values to creativity and modern cool. Though the cool part might be a stretch, since one of the most endearing things about Public Pool and its Hamtramck location is that both appear immune to the trivialities of what that word has come to mean.