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23 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

SoundCheck: Johnnyswim among top live music picks

Details: Saturday 7:30 p.m. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Wedding, Theater, Arts, The Diamonds, Jacksonville, FL, Music, Entertainment

1 hr ago | Billboard

Fall Out Boy, Bring Me the Horizon & More Win Big at...

Once its river burned, and now the city's lighting up. It's been a good month for Cleveland, which not only welcomed back their prodigal baller, but also kicked off the inaugural Alternative Press Music Awards at Voinovich Park in the shadow of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Related Topix: More, Punk, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Ice-T, Rap, Panic! at the Disco, Body Count

5 hrs ago | Mountain View Voice

It's a party downtown at Thursday Night Live

Sterling Johnson creating bubbles at Castro Street and California St in Mountain View Thursday, July 10. Photo by Natalia Nazarova Summer in Mountain View is the time to dance in the streets, thanks to the city's Thursday Night Live concert series.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

5 hrs ago | ChartAttack

UNCHARTED: Halifax's Monomyth aren't trying to revive anything

On ripping off your idols to improve your craft, emo guilt, and how, insist you might, they don't really sound like Sloan.


Related Topix: The Jesus and Mary Chain, Pop/Rock, Buddy Holly and the Crickets, My Bloody Valentine, Horror Movies, Thriller

5 hrs ago |

Jersey Boys Sets New Box Office Record at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts

The San Jose engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS has broken the box office record at San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts, grossing $1,323,302 for the week ending July 20, 2014.


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

6 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Review: Under the Boardwalk

Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons have enjoyed a revival in recent years, including being the subject of Jersey Boys , a Broadway musical recently turned movie.


Related Topix: The Four Seasons, Oldies, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, New Orleans, LA, The Beach Boys, Pop/Rock

11 hrs ago | City Pages

The 10 biggest classic rock douchebags

By Johnny Whiteside While rock 'n' roll is necessarily classified as a form of pop music, it is actually an idiom whose radical, destructive primitivism established a new type of socio-cultural disorder.


14 hrs ago | Isle of Wight County Press

Carnival spirit brings out the crowds

Newport Carnival Queens Lily Hollingshead, 11, Amber Corbett, 11, Darcy Whitham, nine, and Isobel Norsworthy, 13. Picture by Jennifer Burton.


Related Topix: Rock & Roll

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New University

An Interview with Quinn VanAntwerp, UCI Alumn

Behind every pop star and rock band are those whose songwriting talents bring them their success.


Related Topix: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, UC Irvine, Entertainment

Daily Mail

Richard Littlejohn: Roll over Beethoven, you're nicked, son

The crowd went crazy as the band segued from Rock Around The Clock into Maybellene.


Related Topix: Rock Around the Clock, Music!, Chuck Berry

Cincinnati CityBeat

Bond of Brothers

When Dave and Phil Alvin were just kids in Downey, Calif., they already had developed a curiosity about the roots of American music.


Related Topix: Downey, CA, Blues, Big Bill Broonzy, The Blasters, Cincinnati, OH

Bangkok Post

Rock -

One of the best new bands I came across during my recent trip to the UK was the eight-member, London-based outfit, Ibibio Sound Machine.


Related Topix: Watches, Williams, Classical, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Love Me Tender, Western, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Elvis

More musicians coming to Streetsboro Family Days

Been a Long Time, 4:30 p.m. July 24: Formed six years ago, the band tour Portage County area, playing hits from the '70s, '80s and '90s.


Related Topix: Streetsboro, OH, Portage County, OH, Metal, Anthem

Sun Jul 20, 2014

What is the building near the tracks?

Q: There is a gray building at the railroad tracks on West Front Street, Findlay, with a barred door and windows.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Prison, Hancock County, OH, Theater, Jersey Boys, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Nashville, OH, Opinion

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Frankie Valli Still Has It

Went to the Frankie Valli concert Saturday night at CMAC, not knowing what to expect.


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

Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 7/20/2014

THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE University Theatre-University of Kansas 7/11-7/26/2014 Twins! More twins! Women-chased and chaste! The first musical ever adapted from Shakespeare remains the most madcap musical farce ever to animate the stage.


Related Topix: More, Kansas, University of Kansas, Catherine Oxenberg, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Catch Me If You Can, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies

The Georgia Straight

Video: Antinuclear 'Summertime Blues' seems timely with new Fukushima controversy

I was in my car turning onto davie, when I saw you, you were wearing a white shirt with black stripes, you have dark hair.


Related Topix: Eddie Cochran, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

WKXW-FM Trenton

This Week in Music History

They practiced for a full 19 hours at The Record Plant in New York City to get ready.


Related Topix: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Jackson Browne, Pop/Rock, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John McCain, Folk, Jim Croce, Natchitoches, LA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

'Always on my Mind': Elvis contest draws hundreds in Plant City

In the dressing room behind the stage, he slid into the rhinestone jumpsuit, one leg at a time.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Elvis, Celebrities, Life, Food, Food Festival

Lincoln Daily News

Kirkland Fine Arts Center announces 2014-2015 Performing Arts Series

Millikin University's Kirkland Fine Arts Center is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 Performing Arts Series.


Related Topix: Millikin University, Decatur, IL, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Four Seasons, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Oldies