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  1. Looking for cheap summer activities? Herea s 8 free outdoor events this week.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    July 25 is the Segwick County Zoo's last Twilight Tuesday of the year, offering free admission from 6 to 8:30 p.m with a free voucher available at any Cox store. July 25 is the Segwick County Zoo's last Twilight Tuesday of the year, offering free admission from 6 to 8:30 p.m with a free voucher available at any Cox store.


  2. Girls Rising and Capital One Present 4th Annual BeachFest WeekendRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    World renowned country/rock group Antigone Rising, known for their Billboard Heatseekers chart topper 'Don't Look Back' and touring alongside The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, The Allman Brothers, Rob Thomas and more, are making history again with their non profit Girls Rising and their BeachFest Weekend! Now in its fourth year, this musical celebration of the global work of Girls Rising will once again come to Sea Cliff, NY on Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th! BeachFest is a free event for the community and a trailblazing festival where all the performers are women who are constantly marginalized on festival stages.


  3. Transistor Tramps amp up the crowd with reunion at Lolaa sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    In May, one of Funkytown's iconic bands, The Transistor Tramps , was due to get back together. But because of health problems, the group instead went into hibernation.


  4. HR playing Brooklyn before Bad Brains play Riot FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Brooklynvegan

    Three days before Bad Brains play Riot Fest , frontman HR will play a solo show in NYC backed by punk/reggae band Kingsound Vibration . It's at Brooklyn Bowl on 9/13 and also features Shinobi Ninja, Rocker T , and Punk in Dub with Selector Agent Jay .


  5. Robin Bailey to Lead Fever Pitch the Opera; Casting AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    ... have re-imagined it as a comedy/drama with musical styles ranging from classical and jazz to terrace chants and folk-rock. Scott Stroman, the company's Artistic Director, is an eclectic composer, conductor and performer who directs the London Jazz ...


  6. Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem performing Thursday in NorwoodRead the original story

    Tuesday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... knack for pairing words and music. From bluegrass barnstormers to sultry swing, old-time gospel to bluesy folk-rock, they consistently turn in lush arrangements with “stylish, unexpected choices” (acoustic guitar). Original songs fit ...


  7. Lamb Of God's Blythe: What's It Like Opening For Slayer [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 |

    Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe was asked by Long Island Pulse whether opening for Slayer on ongoing tour is a difficult task, to which he replied: "Our first real tour that we ever did we were opening for GWAR. And GWAR fans - they can be as passionate and as ruthless as Slayer fans.


  8. Latitude: Act bookers' pick of the stages at this year's festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Evening News

    With more than 750 acts covering music, the arts and activities for kids spread across 15 different stages, the choice of what to see and do at Latitude Festival today to Sunday can be bewildering. Lucy Wood, who's taken over curating the music stages at this year's Latitude, now in its 12th year at Henham Park, near Soouthwold, wishes she could see everyone.


  9. KT Tunstall leads all-star Wickham line upRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Andover Advertiser

    Headliners include KT Tunstall, Seth Lakeman and The Levellers alongside Eliza Carthy, 10CC, Show of Hands and The Selecter at the event which runs from August 3 to 6. Festival favourites Oyster Band, Andy Fairweather Low, Peatbog Faeries and the Spooky Men's Chorale are also putting on special appearances. Organiser Peter Chegwyn said: "In many ways we are returning to our roots with a very strong folk line-up which will appeal to the many regulars who come year after year as well as our new generation of fans.


  10. Dan Raza unveils his new album 'Two'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 11 | Miltonkeynes Today

    A Leighton singer-songwriter has joined up with elite names from the music scene for his hotly-awaited second album which was released this week. Dan Raza's pithily-titled new LP 'Two' features the likes of BJ Cole , Frank Mead , and the members of Ronnie Lane's band Slim Chance.


  11. Top Picks: PBS's 'Weekend in Havana,' Richard Russo's 'Trajectory,' and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | Christian Science Monitor

    Assemble four of the world's greatest musical improvisers in a studio in fabled Woodstock, N.Y., and what you get is Hudson , a jazz supergroup, which recently released an album of the same name. Ageless drummer Jack DeJohnette drives this fine-tuned vehicle, contributing two of the album's most beautiful tracks.


  12. PIAS' Kenny Gates, Speedy Ortiz' Sadie Dupuis & More Added to Bigsound Speaker LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | Billboard

    PIAS co-founder Kenny Gates, Speedy Ortiz vocalist Sadie Dupuis, Wham! and Marc Bolan manager Simon Napier-Bell, and Paradigm Talent Agency's Jackie Nalpant are among the latest batch of speakers unveiled for Australia's 2017 Bigsound summit. They join the previously announced lineup for Bigsound's daytime conference stream, with ARIA Hall of Famer Tina Arena , award-winning artist Archie Roach , Worldwide Independent Network CEO Alison Wenham and many more tapped for the annual Sept.


  13. Children of the RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | American Thinker

    Social scientists describe our younger generations as narcissistic. Infused with self-esteem since birth and awarded with participation trophies for failing, they are self-centered, self-immersed, and focused on self-improvement.


  14. Musican John McCutcheon to perform in Last Minute Folk Concert seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | The Capital-Journal

    On Saturday, musician John McCutcheon will perform with the Last Minute Folk Concert series to raise funds for the restoration of the historic Jayhawk State Theatre of Kansas. At 7 p.m., local bluegrass band Jed Zeplin will open the show, performing hits from the '50s, '60s and '70s with a bluegrass spin before McCutcheon takes the stage.


  15. Simon Raymonde (Cocteau Twins) & Richie Thomas (Dif Juz) form Lost...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Brooklynvegan

    Lost Horizon is the new duo from Simon Raymonde , who was in Cocteau Twins and for the last 20 years has run Bella Union Records, and drummer Richie Thomas , who was in fellow 4AD band Dif Juz , and also played with the Cocteaus, Jesus & Mary Chain, Felt, Moose and others. Lost Horizon's debut album, Ojala , will be out November 3 on Bella Union and features an impressive cast of guest vocalists, including Sharon Van Etten, Marissa Nadler, Tim Smith , Leila Moss , Karen Peris , Cameron Neal and more.


  16. Heatwave unleashes fiddle firepowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Prince George Citizen

    First, local legend Daniel Lapp performed at Northern Lights Estate Winery. Coming up at Summerfest, rising star Chloe Nakahara is one of the entertainment attractions .


  17. Musician brings captivating show to PixyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Daily Journal

    Jen Chapin developed a sound, style and passion for music partially from her folk singer dad, Harry Chapin, who wrote such famous tunes as "Cat in the Cradle" and "Taxi." Though she created her own sound, her father taught her how to master her craft and connect to an audience on stage.


  18. Hometown PinellasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | St. Petersburg Times

    FOUNTAINS HOSTS GIRL SCOUT COOKIE EATING CONTEST: The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay hosted a Girl Scout cookie eating contest to raise funds for the non-profit Watermark Kids. Four associates of the Fountains participated in the contest.


  19. Penn Johnson and The Lost Tribe forges bonds with musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Penn Johnson and the Lost Tribe, featuring Penn Johnson, at left, and Jude Kincer, will perform at the Texas Rose Saloon in Beaumont on Friday, July 7, 2017.


  20. 150 Banners by 150 CitizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | The Daily Courier

    The 150 Banners by 150 Citizens for 150 Years project was on display during a press conference at Stuart Park on Wednesday. Festivals Kelowna held the press conference to announce that the banners will be unveiled and showcased at Arts on the Avenue, the third annual outdoor visual arts event to be held on Thursday, July 27, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. along Bernard Avenue.