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1 hr ago | VH1

Music How's Katy Perry Celebrating Your 'Birthday?'

Kelis makes us hungry for something other than her music, Mariah Carey takes over the first class cabin, and Nicki Minaj gives us a taste of her new album.

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1 hr ago | VH1

Music Video + #Whatispretty Go Behind The Scenes With Beyonce For "Pretty Hurts"

BeyoncA© does not take her influence lightly. As one of the most influential people in the world, she understands the impact her work can have on fans and is using this power for good.

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4 hrs ago | News Times

Bret Michaels ready to rock in

On Tuesday, April 29, at 8 p.m. Bret Michaels, the front man of the iconic rock band Poison, takes the stage at the Playhouse as part of his Life Rocks Tour.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bret Michaels, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Rock of Love, Poison, Comedy Movies, Family, Hook, Adventure, Jimmy Buffett, Grease, Musical Movies

6 hrs ago | Boston.com

Paul McCartney to Play Concert at Candlestick Park

Pop legend Paul McCartney is set to return to Candlestick Park to offer a swan song to the San Francisco 49ers' former stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Osmo Vanska is back as music director of Minnesota Orchestra

The Minnesota Orchestra board of directors on Thursday approved a 2-year contract for Osmo VA nskA to return as music director.

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Related Topix: Classical, Minnesota Orchestra, Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Bobby McFerrin Gets Happy - " Tonight

In this last tumultuous semester of my UT undergrad tenure, February melted into March in a haze of Menthols.

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7 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Inaugural Alternative Press Music Awards To Be Held On July 21st At R&R Hall Of Fame & Museum

Cleveland, OH For almost 30 years, Alternative Press has been the go-to destination as the definitive source for news for the underground music scene.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Punk, Pop/Rock, Fall Out Boy, Joan Jett, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | City Paper

New D.C. Record Label Could Put a Weird Slant on Dance Music

I've been digging a lot of local dance music in recent weeks: Earlier this month, Will Eastman released this awesome remix of the Caribbean , and his buddy, Outputmessage , put out The Infinite Void , an infectious set of deep dance tunes that reach for outer space.

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Related Topix: Dance, Dance Music, Hyattsville, MD, Weird, Entertainment

15 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

Swamp Meet in the City

Portland's own Hillstomp has found a way to blend Northwestern sense of place with the sludge and balm of a Louisiana swamp.

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15 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

Follow the Light

Lynx reminds me of a general - marshaling her beats, strings, digital bleeps and waves like orchestrated forces to create a united front.

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18 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

American Musical Tapestries

American "classical" music often finds a more welcome reception in choral concerts than in orchestra halls.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies, Folk, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Woody Guthrie, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

19 hrs ago | The Star Online

Five-String Fest brings top bluegrass acts to Cleveland County

John Lockaby, a veteran of the bluegrass industry, dropped by Elliott Family Farms last year.

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Related Topix: Cleveland County, NC, Earl Scruggs, Bluegrass, Polkville, NC, Grammy Awards, Music!, Shelby, NC

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Star Online

Looking for the 1984 pop rewind? Music from the 1980s rocks

Nineteen eighty four wasn't just a landmark year for the film industry. Many classic songs from the 1980s were actually released in 1984.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Short, Music!, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, What's Love Got to Do with It?, Tina Turner, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Grammy Awards

The Austin Chronicle

Black Pistol Fire

Black Pistol Fire brandishes a fighter's spirit on Hush or Howl , comparing romance to a barroom brawl on clapping soul-rock opener "Alabama Cold Cock," which lands a jab with singer Kevin McKeown's swaggering tag: "I'd like to hear the sound of your big mouth shut!" The heartbreaker blues of first single "Dimestore Heartthrob" and strong chin of ... (more)

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USA Today

Sebastian Bach raising 'Hell' on tour and TV

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Related Topix: Middletown, NJ, Pop/Rock, Skid Row, Weather, Hurricane, Hurricane Irene, Entertainment

Free Times

Columbia SC Live Music: April 23-29

Brave Baby is South Carolina's next best shot at indie music fame. The sweeping synth textures and punchy hooks point to bands like Passion Pit or Local Natives, but the Charleston outfit outstrips both in its capacity to build breezy melodies into huge pop explosions.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Pop/Rock, Brave, April, Charleston, SC, Entertainment

Free Times

Led by Ken Vandermark, Made to Break Pushes the Free-Music Envelope

By the time Ornette Coleman released his 1959 album The Shape of Jazz to Come, a watershed moment in the genesis of forward-thinking free music, jazz was beginning to fracture.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Ken Vandermark, Ornette Coleman, Charlie Parker, John Zorn, Jelly Roll Morton, Miles Davis, Black Entertainment, Entertainment

Orlando Weekly

Tycho records his album as a three-piece band but maintains minimalism

This is your study album, your road trip playlist, your playing-hooky-from-work soundtrack, your beach excursion go-to or whatever else you want it to be.

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Dallas Observer

How Musicians Are Capitalizing on North Texas' Craft Brew Bubble

It was late spring 2012, and a scraggly band clutched acoustic guitars and a washboard in the middle of Deep Ellum Brewing Company's beer garden.

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Related Topix: Texas, Home Gardening, Home, Dallas, TX, Drink, Beer, Entertainment

VH1

Music The 15 Greatest Girl Power Anthems

Not to brag, but being a woman is pretty awesome. Especially when you have these badass chicks that got your back.

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