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1 hr ago | The Morning Call

Summer means music festivals

The 18th annual Black Potatoe Music Festival promises music "from New Jersey to New Orleans to Nashville," with 42 acts playing rock, jazz, blues and folk on two stages through Sunday at The Red Mill Museum, 56 Main St, Clinton, N.J. This year's headliner is Rumble and Twang, an all-star roots-rockabilly-rock 'n' roll band featuring "Conan" show ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Clinton, NJ, The Twang, Country, The Stray Cats, Rock-N-Roll, Blues, Entertainment

2 hrs ago | RollingStone

Manslaughter

The fifth record from Ice T 's metal group is easily its best since its 1992 debut.

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6 hrs ago | USA Today

Meet the vocal wizards behind EDM's biggest hits

EDM is a propulsive, thumping launching pad for artists on the rise, blasting recent success stories Sam Smith and Aloe Blacc into the top 40 stratosphere.

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Related Topix: Sam Smith, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Disclosure, Dance, Avicii, Zedd, Entertainment

8 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

On heels of mixtape release - Blak and Blu' Austinite to rock Port City

The next day, the scene was much mellower. In fact, the reserved seat banks at Austin's largest venue were so barren it's a safe guess many music fans shelled out for the three-day reserved seating upgrade primarily to ensure entry to the Kanye show, only to see their music enthusiasm falter after three days of X Gaming in the 90-degree Texas heat.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Gary Clark Jr., Entertainment

8 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Britney Spears, naked

Anyone who's ever seen Kentwood's sweetheart Britney Spears perform live will not be surprised that the singing, dancing, occasionally head-shaving pop starlet's voice is funneled through a multitude of effects, including the pitch-correcting software Autotune.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Britney Spears, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | Fremont Bulletin

Today's Music Picks: New Order makes highly anticipated return to Bay Area

"Lost Sirens" was the influential synth-pop band's ninth studio outing -- and its first since 2005's "Waiting for the Sirens' Call."

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Related Topix: New Order, Pop/Rock, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Music Picks: Queen, Everclear and more

It was the last show because that was the last time band leader, vocalist and rock icon Freddie Mercury shared a stage with bandmates Roger Taylor and Brian May. Since then Taylor and May have occasionally played Queen's music live with replacement singers who range from Elton John and Paul Rodgers to, well, Wyclef Jean.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Everclear, Queen, Dallas, TX, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | Houston Press

In the Flesh: Houston Musicians Talk Tattoos

There's no rule that says if you make music you have to have a tattoo, but the reality is that a lot of people who play music have ink on their bodies.

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12 hrs ago | The Village Voice

Your Official Village Voice 4Knots Music Festival Map

The weather Saturday is going to be gorgeous -- high in the low 80s and sunny -- and we can't wait to see all of you out at the South Street Seaport , where we'll be hanging with our good friends Dinosaur Jr ., Mac DeMarco , Those Darlins, Speedy Ortiz , Radkey and many, many more .

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14 hrs ago | VH1

The Most Outrageous Music Hair Styles of 2014 (So Far!) The Most...

We're only half way through 2014 but there's already been some memorable moments in music we just have to talk about.

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14 hrs ago | River Front Times

Homespun: The Jungle Fire, Peace is Our Profession

Since breaking out with its debut EP in 2012, which included its ready-made anthem "St.

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15 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com

MidPoint Music Fest adds OK Go as Saturday headlinerMidPoint Music...

OK Go will be the Saturday night headliner at this year's MidPoint Music Festival, set for Sept.

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Related Topix: Electronic, Chromeo, The Afghan Whigs, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

18 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Priscilla Presley tells fans upset about possible removal of 2 Graceland jets to 'calm down'

Priscilla Presley is asking fans of her late ex-husband Elvis Presley to "please calm down" after a report that two jets once owned by the singer could be removed from Graceland.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Orlando Weekly

Aloof and stilted vocals hinder Grave Digger's assault

German power metal doesn't usually come this grizzly or packed with sinew. This seems mostly to be the doing of guitarist Axel Ritt's jagged attack.

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CNN

Taylor Swift in the future? Optimistic, with a garden

Billboard's list of the highest-paid musicians of the past year is out. It's no shocker that seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift is sitting pretty.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Country, Hot Chicks, Best of 2007, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop, Bon Jovi, Entertainment

NOLA.com

Prince, Questlove, Nile Rodgers and more: 6 great musical moments from the 2014 Essence Festival

The 2014 edition of the Essence Festival broke attendance records, thanks to an added fourth night of concerts in the Superdome and the biggest sell-out crowd ever, on July 4, for long-awaited returning headliner Prince - who was welcomed by a Dome lit up in purple and a crowd dressed in his favorite hue , too.

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Related Topix: Erykah Badu, Black Entertainment, Soul, Disco, Chic, Entertainment

The Campbell Reporter

Hayward Russell City Blues Festival returns July 12-13

Shannon Dennis and Larry Toles, both of American Canyon, dance to the music from Little Frankie Lee at the Russell City Blues festival, in downtown Hayward, Calif., on Saturday, July 10, 2010.

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Related Topix: Hayward, CA, American Canyon, CA, Blues, Grady Champion, Williams, CA, Entertainment

St. Petersburg Times

SoundCheck: Tim McGraw, Morris Day and the Time, Dave Matthews among top live music picks

Details: Saturday 7 p.m. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Purple Rain, Music!, Morris Day, Tampa, FL, Clearwater, FL, Ray LaMontagne, Entertainment

NJ.com

Alice Cooper inducted into White Castle's Craver Hall of Fame

Cooper is such a fan of the little square hamburgers that he showed up at the company headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday to be inducted into the restaurant's Craver Hall of Fame.

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The Village Voice

Learning About Speedy Ortiz by Bowling on the Eve of 4Knots Music Festival

We're in the middle of the game now, and the members of Speedy Ortiz are beginning to hit their stride.

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