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2 hrs ago |

All-Canadian Cast to Lead NuMu's Buddy! the Buddy Holly Story This Fall

Before The Beatles, Dylan, Hendrix or Cobain, there was Buddy! Nu Musical Productions is proud to present BUDDY! THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY with a Canadian company of established and emerging musical theatre artists, including: Troy Adams ; Danny Balkwill ; Susan Dunstan ; Zachary Knowles ; Judy Kovacs ; Dana Jean Phoenix ; Jay T. Schramek ; Kent ... (more)


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Buddy, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Ringo Starr, Theater, Mamma Mia!

6 hrs ago | USA Today

Seth Green discusses Elvis, Ray Liotta and his new movie

As any Elvis fan will tell you, one compelling fact about Elvis Presley is that he was born an identical twin.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities

10 hrs ago | Folio Weekly

Nots Brings Post-Punk Fusion to 5 Points

"Obviously, we're all women, so our vocal sound is completely different. And we gravitate toward weird female post-punk bands like Androids of Mu.


Related Topix: Compulsive Gamblers

18 hrs ago |

Music and beer make a perfect pairing for two upcoming Lafayette festivals

For the third consecutive year, Beers Across the Wabash will be held on the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge on August 23rd.


Related Topix: Lafayette, IN, Events

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Detroit News

Vibe of Graceland Too changes after owner's death

Vernon Chadwick of Oxford, Miss., gives visitors a tour of the ephemera-filled front rooms of Graceland Too.


Related Topix: Oxford, MS, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Drama Movies, Jailhouse Rock, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Elvis, Entertainment, Drama, Television


Buddy Holly Songs Get Country Spin on New Tribute Album

Buddy Holly's influence on generations of rock and country musicians has inspired various tribute projects in the 55 years since his death.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Country, T. Graham Brown, Merle Haggard, The Statler Brothers, Music, Entertainment

Fiesta Texas to retire a Rockville Higha

Pack up the poodle skirts and letter jackets. "Rockin' at Rockville High," the '50s rock revue that has been a musical mainstay at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, is going away.


Related Topix: Chuck Berry, Little Richard


Material Girl's materials to be auctioned in Nov.

Julien's Auctions announced Tuesday that items from the pop icon's personal and professional life will be auctioned Nov. 7-8.


Related Topix: More, Celebrities, Dance, Madonna, Pop/Rock, Atlantic City, NJ


Material Girl's materials to be auctioned in Nov.

Two teenage boys have been arrested after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at their Southern California high school, police said.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna, World News, Germany


Madonna's Personal Items Up for Auction in November

Julien's Auctions announced Tuesday that items from the pop icon's personal and professional life will be auctioned Nov. 7-8.


Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, More

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Elvis impersonators head to O.C. for annual festival

More than 37 years after his death, Elvis Aron Presley is still known world-wide.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Elvis, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, More, Costa Mesa, CA

Nashville Scene

Jerry Lee Lewis to Play the Ryman Oct. 4

Show of hands: Who here caught Jerry Lee Lewis' 2011 appearance at Third Man Records? According to The Spin , the then-75-year-old Killer sounded killer with a "rich, aged-like-wine croon" as he plowed through classics like "I Wish I Was Eighteen Again," "Sweet Little Sixteen," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and "Great Balls of Fire."


Related Topix: Jerry Lee Lewis, Pop/Rock

Musical memories of Elvis at Rhumbelow

His death certainly shook the world, and almost four decades later his music is widely appreciated by billions of people.


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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: Brian Setzer - 'Rockabilly Riot!: All Original'

Ever since the 1980s heyday of the Stray Cats , guitarist-vocalist Brian Setzer has bounced happily between two revivals: rockin' big band swing and the 1950s rockabilly sound that put the Stray Cats on the charts 30 years after most people assumed the style had become a museum piece.


Related Topix: Brian Setzer, The Stray Cats, The Brian Setzer Orchestra, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Swing, Music, Entertainment

Art Daily


The second day of Bonhams highly anticipated Quail Lodge auction saw many world records set for Maserati, Mini, Napier, Rolls-Royce, Speedwell and, most famously, Ferrari.


Related Topix: More, Maserati, Sedan, Maserati Ghibli, Coupe, Rolls-Royce Phantom, Rolls-Royce

CBB 2014: Claire King set to clash with White Dee in Celebrity Big Brother house?

Emmerdale's superbitch says her pet hate in the Celebrity Big Brother house will be anyone who doesn't work.


Related Topix: Claire King, More


Elvis' rare BMW 507 a king among barn finds

The rock 'n' roll icon drove the roadster, which had been previously owned by famed German driver Hans Stuck, during his days in the U.S. Army while stationed in Germany in 1958 In the years since it has been neglected but BMW has planned a complete restoration of the car after showing it in as-is condition in their museum in Munich.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities

Bmannzzz Rock Buzzzzz

McCartney made plans to play the stadium soon after the news of it being demolished later this year.


Related Topix: Little Richard, Christian Music, Michael W. Smith

USA Today

Graceland: Tour Elvis' home like a king

He starred in 31 feature films and once held the largest number of platinum, multiplatinum and gold certifications of any artist in history, in addition to selling more than a billion records worldwide.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Elvis, Celebrities, Home Listing, Home

WLUK-TV Green Bay

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is seen on Nov. 16, 2012.

Julie Fowlis: Music of the Scottish Isles, The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks Extravaganza!, Buddy Guy, It Gets Better Project and Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight were all announced on Monday.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Award, The Stray Cats