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  1. Steely Dan to Perform at Tampa's Midflorida Credit Union AmphitheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Walter Becker and Donald Fagen have been bringing Steely Dan to audiences across the United States this year as part of the band's Rockabye Gollie Angel Tour with support from Elvis Costello & The Imposters. In what is bound to be a memorable night for any rock aficionado, Steely Dan and Elvis Costello will soon make their way over to Tampa 's Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheater on August 11. The evening lands towards the conclusion of Steely Dan's summer run, which currently includes a line of upcoming dates in the South-Eastern United States.

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  2. Steely Dan Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Metro Times

    One of the top groups named for a character or event in William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch, Steely Dan brings their highly proficient, lyrically droll jazz-fusion-pop-rock music to the area. There will be lots of smart Dads at this event, should you be on the lookout for some. Elvis Costello opens.

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  3. Steely Dan & Elvis Costello, Classic Rock's Distinguished GentlemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Houston Press

    ... that they are anything but a rote nostalgia act. Now, how about a new album, boys? Opening the show was Elvis Costello & the Imposters, a headliner in his own right, with an hour-long career retrospective that jumped genres, tempos, and vocal ...

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  4. Steely Dan, Elvis Costello mix well at the Hollywood BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Wave

    ... 18 songs they scattered over two hours fully satisfied the mostly full house, as did an hour-long set from Elvis Costello & the Imposters. But let's also make a wish for the next time the Dan come to town, that they mix it up a little, play a few ...

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  5. Diana Krall headed to Saenger Theatre in New Orleans in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | NOLA.com

    ... med at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell's Gentilly Stage a week after her husband, Elvis Costello, headlined the same stage.

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  6. Elvis Costello and the Attractions at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Wed July 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Pordland Mercury

    People seem to forget that young Elvis Costello was an absolutely terrifying performer. His media reputation as rock 'n' roll's "angry young man" was not unwarranted - the Attractions' 1978 appearance on German TV show Rockaplast is a perfect document of that period of Costello's career.

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  7. Free Ticket Friday thru Next FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | 1075khits.com

    His ability to transcend musical boundaries by producing rock, country, punk, new wave, and soul infused discs throughout the decades has made Elvis Costello an icon. Costello was born out of the british pub rock scene in the mid-70s and has been a prolific musician in every genre for the better part of four decades.

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  8. Elvis Costello Wednesday, July 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Willamette Week

    In April 1991, Elvis Costello released an unsettling promotional video from his upcoming album, Mighty Like a Rose . The opening shot is of waves lapping in slow motion at night, double exposed with a close-up of Costello's scowling face.

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  9. Punk Attitudes Make Steely Dan and Elvis Costello Logical TourmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Denver Westword

    Steely Dan and Elvis Costello & the Imposters will perform together tonight at Red Rocks. Perhaps today, the pair share a status as FM radio rock legends from another era, making them reasonable playlist companions.

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  10. Elvis Costello St David's Hall, CardiffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | South Wales Argus

    NOW in his fortieth year as a recording artist, Elvis Costello continues to delight critics and span musical genres even if he rarely troubles the charts these days. His latest tour sees him playing a two-hour, three-part set on a stage dominated by a giant 1950s-style television with classic songs interspersed with humorous reminiscences about his father, mother, grandfather and his early 70s career as a computer operator .

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  11. My Ucca form wouldn't impress today - I was loitering at bustops and listening to The CureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | New Statesman

    ... accounts of momentous events involving boys, inspired by my repeated playing of the few records I owned: Elvis Costello's My Aim Is True , the first Cure album, records by the Undertones and the Buzzcocks. The romantic end of punk. I spent a lot of ...

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  12. The Propriety of Language, and the Power of WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... She sure didn't shy away from her topic! If you haven't heard it, Google it - it's an amazingly good song. Elvis Costello also used the term in "Oliver's Army" off the "Armed Forces" album, that came out about a year later - again as a general ...

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  13. Swift uses her pull as Apple reverses decision to not pay royalties for musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... am elated and relieved. Thank you for your words of support today. They listened to us." At least one artist, Elvis Costello, sent a quick directed tweet of thanks: "@taylorswift13 A word from our future President. Right on. You tell 'em, Girl." ...

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  14. How much do TV theme songwriters earn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WNED

    ... And he never misses an episode of Judge Judy. Entertainment lawyer Josh Grier has represented the B-52s, Elvis Costello, Diana Krall and others. He says writing one theme song for a hit show that plays over and over again can basically fund your ...

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  15. Elvis Costello wows the Colston HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | This Is Bristol

    After more than 40 years of recording, Elvis Costello is not short of material, but even this sprawling set would have surprised his most ardent followers, many of whom probably weren't expecting to miss the last bus home or pay their babysitters overtime as the clock approached 11pm. Costello played without a break for just over two hours, performing over 30 career-spanning songs with the vigour of musicians a third of his 60 years.

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  16. SINGING superstar Elvis Costello played an astonishing set of acoustic music in Southampton.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Hampshire Chronicle

    The legendary songwriter performed more than two hours of greatest hits and other tunes at The Guildhall as part of his nationwide 21-date Detour tour. After casually walking on he stood in front of a fantastically designed set that was dominated by a 1960s style giant television.

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  17. BWW Reviews: Offering Her Take on the Elvis Costello Songbook, Karen Oberlin Reinvents HerselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    With her new show His Aim Is True: The Singular Songs of Elvis Costello at Stage 72 , you'll meet the new Karen Oberlin . Gone are the controlled vibrato, upper range, emotional translucence, femininity, and the playfulness of a purveyor of American Songbook/pop.

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  18. Music Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Metro Times

    ... all the years since they were recorded. Fun facts: Original members of the News were the backing band for Elvis Costello's My Aim Is True LP, while Lewis himself produced Nick Lowe in the 1980s. All hail the return of Detroit's own "acid rapper" ...

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  19. Rock Hall of Famer Darlene Love announces brand new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... new and classic songs and a star-studded cast. Others who are involved in the making of the album include Elvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen, Jim Webb, Linda Perry, Desmond Child, Joan Jett and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame songwriting team of Barry ...

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  20. Review: Elvis Costello, Glasgow Royal Concert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    With the upcoming publication of his autobiography this autumn as the next milestone in his diverse artistic practice, the Elvis Costello approach to performance is a constantly evolving fascination. Radically different from his last solo appearance in Scotland, at the Usher Hall in October of last year, this show was also vastly different from those that have preceded it on the current tour.

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