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Get ready to rock! The Blackout's lead vocalist says Merthyr Rock...

Sean Smith and his bandmates will be joined by the likes of US giants Taking Back Sunday and ska-punk heroes Reel Big Fish The lead singer of The Blackout believes this year's hotly anticipated Merthyr Rock will blow music fans' minds with its lineup.


Related Topix: Punk, Taking Back Sunday, Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Coleraine Today

Large crowds expected for Red Sails finale

The last day of the festival. in addition to the entertainment, there will be various stalls at the Crescent , plus a crafts and collectables fair in Portstewart Town Hall.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland, Watches, The Specials

Thu Jul 24, 2014


What you are telling yourself won't help

Such is the case in Exodus 1. It starts by sharing the thoughts of the new Egyptian Pharaoh, who says "The Israelites have become much too numerous for us.


Related Topix: The Israelites

Intermountain Jewish News

'All brides are beautiful, all dead were pious'

Following the failure of the spies to instill confidence in the free Israelite slaves that they could conquer the Land of Israel, G-d said, in effect: Free slaves cannot become free men.


Related Topix: The Israelites

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Vans Warped Tour turns 20: 5 bands not to miss

A music fan crowd surfs during the Vans Warped Tour, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pa.


Related Topix: Pavilion, NY, Less Than Jake

San Diego CityBEAT

The Aquabats are saving the world

"I am a role model. I am the greatest martial artist on the planet," the actor and standup comic tells Zach Braff means well.


Related Topix: The Aquabats, Pop/Rock, Adam West, Orange County, CA


Brecon Jazz: Five things you need to know about Zara McFarlane

She was born to parents of Jamaican heritage, which has had a big influence on her musical tastes.


Related Topix: Pharoah Sanders, Jazz, Jazz Jamaica

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Times

Concerts in Columbia: July 24-30

I played in a two-man band for several years, and the best compliment I ever received about said band was from a 16-year-old kid in a ska band who said we sounded like we had, "like, nine people on stage, man."


Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Blues, The Untouchables, Music, Entertainment

TV best bets: Sun., July 6

More than edibles are involved, since the more successful the relative novices are, the more cash they can walk away with.


Related Topix: The Untouchables, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Thriller, History Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hispanic Business

Review: Jazz: Jerry Dammers' Spatial AKA Orchestra (and Reggae Ensemble) Barbican, London ?????

While the stage is peopled by futuristic mannequins and a spaceship hangs from the ceiling, Dammers is less interested in and arranged by Dammers, Ra's I'll Wait for You is reborn tonight as a haunting interstellar lament, while the big band revel in the drama of a bristling Soul Vibrations of Man.


Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, The Specials

Darlington and Stockton Times

Three sets of siblings to take to the stage

IN THE MIDDLE OF OUR STREET: Christian and Caitlin Calgie, from Great Ayton, preparing for their roles in Our House in York.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Madness

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Queens Crap

Another parking pad turned garden

From Cleanup Jamaica Queens : Here is a somewhat bright spot in Jamaica. The apartment building at 88-23 170th which for years was using the sidewalk and side of the building for illegal parking spaces while no one did anything about it has made a complete turnaround.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, The Untouchables

Daily Kos

Moses and the Drama Triangle: D'var Torah (Shabbat Chukat) Part 2

So I'd meant to post this a few weeks ago, but... Ah, well. Just like the Israelites wandering in the wilderness for forty years, we've gotten here eventually! :D In Part 1, we were looking at the famous scene with Moses and the rock .


Related Topix: The Israelites

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Knutsford Guardian

Bobby Shahlavi, Paula McGibbon and Tracy Lyons man Gascoigne Halman's stall

The event, which was based on the popular television show 'It's a Knockout' was held at Macclesfield Rugby Club and saw staff battle it out to win A 1,000 for the charity of their choice.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, The Untouchables

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Love Motown! Comes to the Southbank Centre Tonight

Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Urban Soul Orchestra return to the Royal Festival Hall tonight, 19 July at 7.30pm to celebrate a sensational musical extravaganza - Love Motown! Joined by Southbank Centre 's 200-voice Voicelab choir and featuring the soulful vocals of Noel McKoy and Beverley Skeete, this musical masterpiece is a celebration of the great ... (more)


Related Topix: Jazz Jamaica, Jamaica Travel, Caribbean Travel, Travel, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Soul, The Commodores, The Isley Brothers

New Jersey Jewish News

Zealotry in the name of faith is no virtue NEW

There are many definitions of fanaticism. Voltaire asked this telling question: "How can you answer a man who tells you that he would rather obey God than men, and who is therefore sure to deserve heaven in cutting your throat?" The classic story of zealotry in the Torah is that of Pinhas, grandson of Aaron the High Priest.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, The Israelites, Prison

Phoenix New Times

Voodoo Glow Skulls Keep it All in the Family

They say that family is the strongest bond and, when it comes to 25-year-old ska-punk veterans Voodoo Glow Skulls, a band which contains three brothers, the proof is in the pudding.


Related Topix: The Skulls, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Punk, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Flea

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Covenant & Conversation: Conflict Resolution

One of the hardest tasks of a leader from prime ministers to parents is conflict resolution.


Related Topix: The Israelites

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Courier News

The English Beat to play Point PleasantThe English Beat to play Point ...

The English Beat to play Point Pleasant Ska revivalists also hitting Englewood Check out this story on When the ska revivalists formed in 1978, the group came up with an identifiable sound, while led by vocalist-guitarist Dave Wakeling.


Related Topix: The English Beat, Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, Pop/Rock, Fine Young Cannibals, Entertainment

Star Tribune

Big Gigs: Jackson Browne, Gov't Mule, Black Flag, Keyshia Cole, Warped Tour, more

Already a few years older than the age of its average attendee, the Warped Tour marks its 20th anniversary with an all-day lineup that very much emphasizes it's for the kids.


Related Topix: Jackson Browne, Blues, Punk, Pop/Rock, Gov't Mule, Black Flag, Less Than Jake, Mice, Indie, Saves the Day, Music, Entertainment