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Million Dollar Quartet musical returns to PlayhouseSquare

PlayhouseSquare announces tickets for the return of the national tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the electrifying true story, will go on sale Wednesday, April 30 at 10:00 a.m. Ticket prices range from $10 to $75 and will be available at the PlayhouseSquare ticket office , by visiting ... (more)


Related Topix: Theater, Million Dollar Quartet, Euclid, OH, Johnny Cash, Country, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Entertainment

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Naples Daily News

Stargazer: Musicians are fans too, and one defends KISS

The lead guitarist for Five Finger Death Punch - who performed Saturday at Fort Rock at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers - sports a tattoo of KISS guitarist Ace Frehley on his leg.


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley, Rock & Roll, Estero, FL

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Jena Irene American Idol "So Small" Video 4/23/14 #IdolTop6

Jena Irene sang, "So Small" by Carrie Underwood this week for her Country song choice.


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Carrie Underwood, Rock & Roll

The Fairfield Ledger

Hall brings - Elvis Rock 'n' Remember' show' to Sondheim

Joseph Hall will present his "Elvis Rock 'N' Remember" show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center's Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities, Classical, Stephen Sondheim

Million Dollar Quartet Welcomes Absinthe Star Melody Sweets

Tuesday night ABSINTHE's "Green Fairy" Melody Sweets took the stage at Harrah's Las Vegas alongside the cast of the smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for a sizzling encore performance of Janis Martin's "My Boy Elvis."


Related Topix: Theater, Million Dollar Quartet, Entertainment, Drama, Television, THQ, Las Vegas, Video Games, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Celebrities, Elvis, Gliese Games, 2012


Bruce Springsteen Opens Pittsburgh Show With Clash Cover

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band continue to debut covers at most shows on their current High Hopes tour.


Related Topix: The Clash, Punk, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Rage Against the Machine, Pop/Rock

Grantham Journal

1950s rock 'n' roll star Vince Eager returned to Grantham in 1981

Vince played at the BMARC social club and Grantham Rock and Roll Society saw it as an opportunity to invite their hero to become their president.


Related Topix: Rock & Roll


Owner of the Joplin Blasters searches for new developer for Joe Becker Stadium

Joplin's new independent professional baseball team The Blasters will soon call Joe Becker Stadium home, but stadium developments might have hit a small road block.


Related Topix: The Blasters

Tue Apr 22, 2014

This Week Community News

Self-taught songwriter happy with road she's taken

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas play the Rumba Cafe Friday, April 25. Hey Hercules opens.


Related Topix: Delta-S, Pop/Rock, The B-52'S, Motown, Soul, The Four Tops, The Temptations

Yorkshire Evening Post

Kaiser Chiefs are coming home to Leeds

Indie rockers Kaiser Chiefs are set to continue their love affair with Leeds when they make a Valentine's date at their home city's First Direct Arena next year.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kaiser Chiefs

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Atlantic

A Brief History of Soviet Rock and Roll

A pro-Kremlin lawmaker spawned a tsunami of scorn in Russia this week by alleging that Soviet rock star Viktor Tsoi's Perestroika-era anthems were composed by CIA operatives trying to destabilize the Soviet regime.


Related Topix: Rock & Roll, Pop/Rock, Kino, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Country, Latvia, World News,

The Globe and Mail

A three-chord party-starter with a punk-blues accelerant

Johnny Kidd used to get quivers down his backbone, the shakes in his thigh bone and the shivers in his knee bone.


Related Topix: Music, Entertainment


Ronny Elliott

It was an auspicious April in Birmingham, Alabama when RONNY ELLIOTT entered the world: Merle Travis and Louis Jordan topped Billboard's "folk" and "race" charts, respectively, while Jackie Robinson 's Brooklyn Dodgers' debut challenged America's worst racial assumptions.


Related Topix: Country, Tampa, FL, Celebrities, Elvis, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Sid and Nancy, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies


Paul Stanley and his love for another mask

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.


Related Topix: Kiss, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Theater, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock & Roll, Musical Theater

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Lantern

Japanese culture celebrated at Ohio State festival

OSU students learn how to write Japanese characters at the 9th Annual Japanese Spring Festival at the Ohio Union April 19. Credit: Kaydee Laney / Lantern photographer Saturday was the ninth annual Japanese Spring Festival, an event presented by the Ohio State Japanese Student Organization, with the purpose of showcasing traditional and modern ... (more)


Related Topix: More, Japanese Cuisine, Tea

The Star Online

'Jersey Boys' South African actors on playing America's pop icons

Ready to entertain: The cast of Jersey Boys Kenneth Meyer , Grant Almirall , Daniel Buys and Emmanuel Castis are full of enthusiasm for the musical even after months of touring it.


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

WKXW-FM Trenton

This Week in Music History

Tickets are just $4.50 and the promoter of the event takes a gamble that word-of-mouth will be enough to fill the 550 seats, however, only 250 attend.


Related Topix: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Phil Collins, Pop/Rock


Bruce Springsteen Loads Charlotte Show With Covers

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band visited the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC last night, where they laid down a 30-song performance that included a number of tour debuts and seven covers.


Related Topix: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Bruce Springsteen

Sat Apr 19, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Hatten column: I can't stop loving Elvis - and wouldn't want to...

Hatten column: I can't stop loving Elvis - and wouldn't want to try on The casual fan line seems to get a bit further from view each month, and I'm not sure exactly how I got here.


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

Staffordshire Newsletter

One night only at the Victoria Hall.

VETERAN entertainer Joe Brown is the first of a series of artists playing one-night concerts at the Victoria Halls next month.


Related Topix: Joe Brown, Country, Daniel o'donnell