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51 min ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

Chinese rock n' roll double feature: Red Rock book talk, Re-TROS concert

It's hard to imagine a world without The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Elvis or Led Zeppelin, let alone one that evolved without rock 'n' roll at all.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities, Rock & Roll

51 min ago |

Return to sender! Elvis impersonators at funeral carry rock n' roll fan's coffin

Pallbearers dressed as Elvis Presley showed Amazing Grace when they escorted a rock n' roll fan on his final journey.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities, Buddy Holly, Weird

2 hrs ago |

Spotlight shines on Buddy Holly's legacy

Mick Jagger. John Lennon. Elvis Costello. They all cite Buddy Holly as a major influence in their lives.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, John Lennon, Buddy

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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)


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Clinton, NJ, The Twang, Country, The Stray Cats, Blues, Music, Entertainment

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Hit Men pool musical histories into nostalgic songbook

The success of "Jersey Boys" -- the Broadway musical and now the Clint Eastwood-directed film -- has restored the story and music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons to top of the American consciousness.


Related Topix: The Four Seasons, Oldies, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Buddy Rich, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Barry Manilow, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

The Jersey Journal

Jersey in song: Help us create the ultimate NJ music reference map

From left to right: Bruce Springsteen, Lauryn Hill and Jon Bon Jovi, who have all famously worked Jersey references into their lyrics.


Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, The Four Seasons, Oldies, Mahwah, NJ, Sayreville, NJ, Music, Entertainment

Daily Mail

Rihanna leaves little to the imagination in pink satin nightdress and trainers

The singer put those famous curves on display as she stepped out in New York on Tuesday in a pink satin nightdress.


Related Topix: Dance, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, The Diamonds, Weather

Weekday Magazine

Interview: Historian Says Mitrokhin Archive Shows Value Of Human Intelligence

"It's their knowledge of human psychology and their ability to recruit and run humans is something I think that was immensely important for Soviet and Russian successes."


Related Topix: More, Vladimir Putin, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Hawkesbury Gazette

Dance to rock 'n' roll

Dwayne Elix and The Engineers will perform classic dance hits from the '50s, '60s and '70s with their twangy guitars, drums, bass and harmonies.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities

SFBG Politics Blog

Live Shots: Burger Boogaloo 2014, Take #1

About 30 minutes into this year's Burger Boogaloo, I noticed a guy walking around in a Tool shirt.


Related Topix: Metal, Meshuggah, Bananas, Punk, Reigning Sound, Pop/Rock

Laguna Playhouse Presents Buddy - the Buddy Holly Story, Now thru 8/10

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham in association with Boebe Productions are thrilled to present the first show of their 2014-2015 season, BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, featuring over twenty of Buddy Holly 's and rock & roll's greatest hits and directed by Steve Steiner .


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Buddy, Pop/Rock, Laguna Beach, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Priscilla Presley tells upset fans to 'calm down'

Elvis Presley is shown with his Gibson J-200 guitar in a 1957 MGM studio publicity photo.


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

Redmond Reporter

CORE Theatrics to heat up the stage with Elvis and Shakespeare beginning July 25

Redmond-based CORE Theatrics is currently working on its latest summer musical, "All Shook Up" by Joe Di Pietro, featuring the songs of the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Celebrities, Elvis, Redmond, WA, Drama Movies, Jailhouse Rock, Musical Movies, Entertainment

The Northern Scot

Buddy's a Stars In Their Eyes winner

BUDDY Holly A Legend Reborn, featuring the hits of the eponymous star and fellow legends Elvis Presley and Eddie Cochran, will have audiences rocking and rolling in the aisles at the Music Hall in Aberdeen in October.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, Roy Orbison, Pop/Rock, Ricky Nelson

Bellingham Herald

A playlist of potential 'songs of the summer'

It's that hot and sticky time of year when everybody absolutely must know what the song of the summer is.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, 9, More, Ariana Grande

WNDU-TV South Bend

Influential blues musician Buddy Guy to play at The Lerner Theatre

On Saturday, October 25, the historic Lerner Theatre hosts one of the most influential artists in the history of blues and rock 'n roll.


Related Topix: Blues, Black Entertainment, Buddy Guy, Rock & Roll, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, Pop/Rock, Stevie Ray Vaughan


Jack White to release White Stripes live album 'Live Under The Lights Of The Rising Sun'

A new live album from The White Stripes will be released through Jack White's Third Man subscription service later this year.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The White Stripes

Miltonkeynes Today

The King of Rock 'n' Roll proves to be a hit at Calcutta Brasserie

The King of Rock 'n' Roll and musical entertainer, Elvis Presley performed at multi-award winning Asian restaurant Calcutta Brasserie on 25th June.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Click Orlando

At The Movies

Clint Eastwood's direction of "Jersey Boys" sing. Find out more about what our reviewer thought of the film here.


Related Topix: Jersey Boys, John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, The Four Seasons, Oldies, Thriller, X-Men, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Entertainment

Hispanic Business

Downtown Mount Dora will showcase works of art

All of the artists live and work in . Refreshments will be served. The event will coincide with the Mount Dora Second Friday Art Stroll.


Related Topix: Mount Dora, FL, The Refreshments