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3 hrs ago | OUPblog

Roll over, Rimbaud: P. F. Kluge, Walt Whitman, and Eddie and the Cruisers

Ask someone who came of age in the 1980s what they remember about the movie Eddie and the Cruisers and one of the following responses is likely: It spawned the great rock-radio staple "On the Dark Side" and briefly made MTV stars of the improbably named John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, Arts, Literature

3 hrs ago |

Bruce Springsteen's 15-night Meadowlands stand in 1999: A look back

Driving into the Meadowlands' parking lot on the afternoon of July 15, 1999, the anticipation and excitement were already heavy in the air.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Electronic, Rutherford, NJ, East Rutherford, NJ

3 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

Alive After Five: Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas

Obituaries have piled up around Detroit, with its vacant cathedrals of industry and neighborhoods that look like they've been carpet bombed.


Related Topix: Delta-S

7 hrs ago | Mi2n

Juan Oskar Releases New Album Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You

Email: Website: Music: Phoenix, Arizona-July 22, 2014-It has been four years since Juan Oskar has released an album.


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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

First-Ever Auction at Graceland to Feature Rare Elvis Presley Artifacts, 8/14

Highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the first-ever "Auction at Graceland" were announced today, along with registration and catalog ordering details for the auction, which will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8 pm Eastern / 7 pm Central.


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

Priscilla Presley wants Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to pose for Elvis book

Priscilla Presley , former wife of the King of Rock 'n' Roll, has her sights set on former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr for an upcoming book project.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Elvis, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney

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


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

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


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

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

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

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.


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