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  1. Super group with Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd coming to...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Morning Call

    A blues super group that features a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, a platinum-selling, chart-topping blues guitarist and an iconic keyboard player is coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Also, returning to the Sands is a live stage production of a popular TV game show that has sold out the venue several times.

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  2. Poet David Kirby receives Florida Humanities Council's lifetime achievement in writing awardRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Poet, critic and Florida State University professor David Kirby is the 2016 recipient of the Florida Lifetime Achievement in Writing Award. Photo courtesy of Louisiana State University Press.

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  3. Tenn. Approves Incentives for TV Series Production in MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Daily News

    The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development has approved a grant of up to $4.3 million to support production of a TV series that will be shot in Memphis this spring. The series will be an eight-episode, Memphis-themed scripted drama that Viacom's CMT network is adapting from the Tony Award-winning musical "Million Dollar Quartet."

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  4. Prom to splish splashRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Courier

    Living on the edge: Mark Boswerger and Suzanne Boswerger get jiving ahead of this Sunday's prom. Picture: Kate Healy As one of the key events of this weekend's Ballarat Beat Rockabilly Festival, the Valentine's Day prom is sure to light up the Mining Exchange in great balls of fire.

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  5. Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis set to Rock Nascar's Daytona 500 WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... full production tribute that shares the incredible story of the "shy humble country boy who became the King of Rock-n-Roll" through highlights of several stages of his iconic career: the early years, the movies, the black leather '68 comeback, the ...

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  6. American Queen touts themed cruises along the MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Cruisers can discover the sights and sounds of America's Mighty Mississippi and the roots from which sprung a variety of musical genres. History buffs take note: Would you like to cruise aboard a luxury paddle wheeler ship past sugar cane plantations, opulent mansions and cotton fields while listening to expert lecturers talk about the history of jazz music or the Civil War? American Queen Steamboat Company has a voyage for you.

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  7. Getting to Know an Elvis fanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

    It was nearly 60 years ago when Van Wert resident Donna Goodwin struck a note in her heart with popular rock singer, Elvis Presley, later to be known as the "King of Rock' Roll." Since that time, Goodwin has acquired over 40 years' worth of Elvis memorabilia and has gone on countless "dates" with her husband, Gene, to Elivis impersonator concerts.

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  8. Summertime Blues (winter edition): New CDs from Walter Trout, Van Wilks and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    If you need to warm up a little this winter you've probably already thought of having a shot of somethin'-somethin.' Now how about mixing that with a good shot of the blues? Here's our look at some excellent new releases that are guaranteed to warm your heart and everything else! Talk about having the blues! Trout nearly died a couple years ago of complications from liver failure but a transplant saved his life and he's carrying on in fine form with the very appropriately-titled "Battle Scars."

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  9. Mardi Gras season rolls into last big weekend in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KLTV Tyler

    Grammy Award winning recording artist Irma Thomas, known as the "soul Queen of New Orleans," performs on the front porch of a home on Orleans Ave., as crowds wait for the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade to pass in New Orl... . Grammy Award winning recording artist Irma Thomas, known as the "soul Queen of New Orleans," performs on the front porch of a home on Orleans Ave., as crowds wait for the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade to pass in New Orl... .

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  10. 8 of the Most Memorable Halftime Shows in Super Bowl HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | MLive.com

    Coldplay is set to take the stage for Super Bowl 50's halftime show on Feb. 7, and the British band has some pretty big shoes to fill. The group, whose hits include "Vida la Vida," "Clocks" and "Speed of Sound," is hinting some special guests might join them on stage .

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  11. Big acts coming to the Capital RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Albany Times Union

    Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Feb. 8, Times Union Center . The Boss and band will perform "The River" in its entirety.

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  12. Mars to join Coldplay, Beyonce at SB halftimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Sports

    Bruno Mars ended weeks of rumors that he'd make an appearance in the Super Bowl 50 halftime show. The Grammy-winning pop star confirmed as much when he wrote, "It ain't a party if Mr $how Up & $how out doesn't show up" on Instagram.

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  13. Alice Cooper Featured in Two Axs TV Programs that Premiere Sunday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    Alice Cooper will be featured on two rocking shows that will get their premiere on AXS TV on Sunday night. First up, the legendary shock rocker will be a guest on Sammy Hagar 's new reality show, Sammy Hagar's Rock and Roll Road Trip , which airs at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT.

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  14. Disneyland ride systems always moving forward - now without a trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wave

    The new attraction at Luigi's in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure is still undergoing testing, though the new sign for the attraction has been installed at the entrance to the "tire shop." Over its 60 years, Disneyland has established itself as a proving ground for unique ride systems that would go on to become theme park standards.

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  15. Concerts by polka king, Elvis tribute to raise funds for Northampton libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Morning Call

    Two concerts - a polka legend and a tribute to a rock legend -- will be held next month to generate financial support for the Northampton Area Public Library. Eighteen-time Grammy Award winning polka king Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra will perform at 6 p.m. March 19 in the Star Lite Ballroom at the Northampton Community Center, 1601 Laubach Ave., Northampton.

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  16. To Do This Weekend: Guards at the Taj, Mel Brooks, and Two Inch AstronautRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | City Paper

    The marble-white wonder whose elegant domes pierce the sky in Agra, India, is Mughal emperor Shah Jahan 's memorial to his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal . A monument to love and remembrance, the Taj Mahal becomes the literal and symbolic centerpiece of Rajiv Joseph 's new play, Guards at the Taj .

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  17. Quick Hits: Rihanna, The Grammys, Bruce Springsteen, Iggy Pop, Vampire WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | FMQB

    Rihanna released a new single, "Work," this morning. The track features Drake and is reportedly the latest salvo in the long run-up to her next album Anti .

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  18. A chance to make music and film history with The Mo-Odds and Aliethia D'AngeloRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Say "AC/DC" to any music fan and the first thing they'll think of is heavy metal, hard rock, bleeding ears and perhaps 'Iron Man II'. Yet when AC/DC started out they were very much a traditional Rock and Roll band inspired almost completely by early American blues and Rock and Roll.

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  19. 300 rare and famous guitars coming to NYC auctionRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Day

    This undated photo provided by Guernsey's auction house shows a yellow-and-black Charvel guitar, customized for Eddie Van Halen in the 1980s It could bring $60,000 to $80,000 when it goes up for sale on Feb. 27, 2016, in New York. NEW YORK - About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction.

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  20. Mardi Gras rolls into last big weekend in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Grammy Award winning recording artist Irma Thomas, known as the "soul Queen of New Orleans," performs on the front porch of a home on Orleans Ave., as crowds wait for the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade to pass in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. less Grammy Award winning recording artist Irma Thomas, known as the "soul Queen of New Orleans," performs on the front porch of a home on Orleans Ave., as crowds wait for the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade to ... more Grammy Award winning recording artist Irma Thomas, known as the "soul Queen of New Orleans," performs on the front porch of a home on Orleans Ave., as crowds wait for the Krewe of Endymion Mardi Gras parade to pass in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.

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