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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)


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

Thu Jul 24, 2014


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)


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)


Related Topix: More, Kids, Family


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.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities, Autos

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.


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)


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.


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.


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

Pique News Magazine


Come celebrate the 60th anniversary of rock 'n' roll by taking a trip to where it all started: in Memphis, Tennessee.


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

Erie Times News

'3 Pianos' plays Sunday during Bemus Bay Pops

Jamie Shear was in a somber mood on the day of our phone interview. The creator and producer of the "3 Pianos" show that will mount the Bemus Bay Pops' floating stage on Sunday, is also a guitarist, and he just heard the news about the death of bluesman Johnny Winter.


Related Topix: Jerry Lee Lewis

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Interview with Don Felder Former Guitarist of The Eagles

I was 10 years old and just saw him shaking his hips and playing guitar with all those girls screaming.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, The Eagles, B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment, Gainesville, FL, Little Richard

Huntington Beach Independent

The Go-Go's head to OC Fair with a new beat and big plans

She saved up her allowance to buy the needed components for a drum set, and the neighbors in her hometown of Baltimore didn't mind hearing the banging, smashing and crashing.


Related Topix: The Go-Go's, Pop/Rock, Jane Wiedlin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Costa Mesa, CA, Entertainment

Digital Post Production

Acclaimed Elvis Tribute Artist to Perform Memories of Elvis in...

Chris MacDonald, the only tribute artist hired to perform at Graceland's Heartbreak Hotel, will be performing at the Broward Center on August 16 ), we lost one of the greatest entertainers and pop culture icons of our time.


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

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

The real thing ... Buddy Holly

RAVE On, a 55th anniversary tribute to Buddy Holly, will be held at the Princess Theatre, Burnham, on Saturday, August 2. In 1959, Buddy Holly and the Crickets were touring in the American mid-west when a plane crash brought tragedy.


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Buddy Holly and the Crickets

Daily Mail

Olivia Wilde spotted makeup free as she holds onto a pressed...

Already on a cleanse? Makeup-free Olivia Wilde holds onto bag from a pressed juice storea three months after having Jason Sudeikis' baby While stepping out in New York City, the 30-year-old fiancA©e of Jason Sudeikis was seen holding onto a bag from pressed juice company Liquiteria, signaling that she may be on a cleanse.


Related Topix: Rush, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Tron: Legacy, Olivia Wilde, Hot Chicks, Rock & Roll


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

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

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


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