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45 min ago | Stereogum

The Lees Of Memory - "We Are Siamese" Video

The Lees Of Memory are a superb new Tennessee shoegaze trio comprising ex-Superdrag members John Davis and Brandon Fisher plus Nick Slack, who drummed for another Davis-fronted band called Epic Ditch.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis, Celebrities

4 hrs ago | DVDCreation Reviews

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons to Come to The Hanover Theatre in...

Generously sponsored by Herb Chambers Toyota, FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS is coming to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts in Worcester on Wednesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m. Dont miss your chance to see the original Jersey Boy sing classics live on stage! Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at TheHanoverTheatre.org , by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oldies, The Four Seasons, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Frankie Valli, Theater, Jersey Boys

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

Surf's up! Brooklyn band to open for surf rock legend Dick Dale

Surf guitar legend Dick Dale will shred Brooklyn Bowl on Aug. 2, and no one is more psyched than his opening act.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Rockabilly

News12.com

Street in Elizabeth named after local Four Seasons musician

A local musician who played in the Four Seasons had an emotional homecoming Sunday when a street in Elizabeth was named after him.

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Related Topix: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons

Vail Daily News

Creedence Clearwater Revisited carries the flame to Beaver Creek Thursday

Creedence Clearwater Revisited is, from left, Kurt Griffey, John Tristao, Stu Cook, Doug Clifford and Steve Gunner.

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Related Topix: More, Vail, CO

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

book review - Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!' is a book with a beat

Bob Dylan's legacy is practically a subgenre, mingling alongside books about the origins of classic albums, the Beatles versus the Rolling Stones, the life and times of Johnny Cash and James Brown, the rise of rap, Madonna's "Sex," and so forth.

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Related Topix: James Brown, Johnny Cash, Country, Black Entertainment, Soul, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW CD Reviews: Rhino Records' Jersey Boys (Music From the...

BWW CD Reviews: Rhino Records' JERSEY BOYS - A Tuneful Collection of Favorites JERSEY BOYS is one of Broadway's hottest properties, and even the curmudgeons who really don't care for the jukebox musical typically enjoy this one.

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Related Topix: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Oldies, The Four Seasons, Frankie Valli

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

The Wildwoods of the Jersey Shore

Nine, ten, eleven o'clock, twelve o'clock rock a you'll have plenty of time to rock around the clock while spending time at the Wildwoods along the southern Jersey Shore .

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Related Topix: Wildwood Crest, NJ, North Wildwood, NJ, Life, Food, Pizza

The Globe and Mail

Week in Preview: Our critics' picks for your next seven days in culture

Evangeline - The made-in-Canada musical, which cost $1.5-million to produce, can be yours for 25 bucks.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, More, Chuck Berry,

North Shore News

Colleen Rennison launches debut solo album

For her debut solo album, See the Sky About to Rain, Vancouver vocalist Colleen Rennison says she has recorded music that's "nice and relaxing and easy to listen to."

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Surrey Advertiser

Review: The Buddy Holly Story at New Victoria Theatre

If you like your rock with plenty of roll and very loud, then look no further than Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, which I saw at Woking's New Victoria Theatre on Monday July 14. An exuberant production, it follows Buddy's meteoric musical journey cut short by his untimely death at the early age of 22. The musical celebrates his music and is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Buddy, Pop/Rock, Clear Lake, IA

Pocono Record

Bushkill doo-wop legend joins TV show celebrating classic music, cars

It's a wrap! The pilot for a proposed 30-minute TV program, "American Classics: The Cars, Music & Stars," is now in post-production.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Bushkill, PA

World Magazine

Notable CDs

As a send-up of the Sammy Hagar-style hard rock that Gary Cherone was once hired by Van Halen to simulate, "Rock and Roll ClichA©" succeeds all too well-illustrating absurdity by being absurd is one thing, but illustrating profanity by being profane? The big-government send-up "Big Government," however, scores on every front, right down to its ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rock & Roll, Pop/Rock, Van Halen

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Towleroad

New Musical 'Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story' Opens Off Broadway: REVIEW

No one can claim a shortage of Broadway musicals about Brill Building artists who became household names-between them, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and Carole King have the Baby Boomer market cornered-so it seems fitting that Piece of My Heart , an engaging and surprisingly sexy new musical about lesser-known chart-topping songwriter Bert ... (more)

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Related Topix: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Pop/Rock, Carole King

The Capital-Journal

Local musician hosts Kid's Music Night at Via's

Musician Kyler Carpenter, left, and Via's Pizza & More owner William Cox host a weekly pizza and music night for kids from 6 to 7 p.m. on Mondays at the restaurant, 738 S.W. Gage Blvd. Musician Kyler Carpenter, left, and Via's Pizza & More owner William Cox host a weekly pizza and music night for kids from 6 to 7 p.m. on Mondays at the restaurant, ... (more)

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Related Topix: More, Kids, Family

Autoblog

BMW begins restoring Elvis Presley's 507 [w/video]

Imagine the King of Rock n' Roll driving a car and you'll likely picture a pink Cadillac or a yellow De Tomaso shot full of holes.

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Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities, Autos

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Jersey Boys is Sensational

It is way too limiting to categorize Jersey Boys as a jukebox musical, because it is a production that is deeper and richer in story line, texture, and technique than most.

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Related Topix: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Adam, Drama Movies

Chronicle Live

Rockabilly Hall of Fame inductees Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys head to Tyneside

Glen Joseph may be back playing Buddy in the region at the Theatre Royal Newcastle next month, but it was as different gender that he first tread the boards Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Alan Nichol reports on a gig at Cluny 2 which is sure to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Country, Rockabilly, California

Christian Science Monitor

Priscilla Presley at Collingwood: How to explain Elvis to kids

The music of Elvis has lasted as an iconic cultural influence, even touching children today with the power given to it by its roots in gospel, where the songs attain a lot of their soul and everlasting swing.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Celebrities, Elvis, Family, Kids, Canada, Tupelo, MS

Truro Daily News

Rocker to headline Rockabilly lineup

Lee Rocker, a founder of the Stray Cats, will be the featured performer on the second day of the Maritime Rockabilly Shakedown Festival next weekend in Amherst.

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Related Topix: The Stray Cats, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays

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