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  1. Lehigh Valley Gets the Chance to Spend a Night with Janis JoplinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock & roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock.

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  2. Things to do in Whatcom County for the week of Oct. 12, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Bellingham Herald

    Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and became the queen of rock 'n' roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with southern comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock.

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  3. a Night with Janis Joplin Reschedules Harris Center DatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The producers of the Broadway show A Night with Janis Joplin have asked to reschedule all of their October 2017 engagements into 2018, impacting 19 venues in seven states from Minnesota to California, including theaters in Portland, Denver, San Diego, Beverly Hills ...and the Harris Center in Folsom, where the critically acclaimed production was to perform four times on October 19-21. "As much as we'd like to reschedule our Janis dates into the proposed rerouted dates in spring 2018, the hard fact is that our calendar is already heavily booked during this period and we couldn't find time to slip in the additional performances," notes Harris Center Executive Director Dave Pier.

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  4. Today in history - rock icon Janis Joplin diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Egypt Today

    4 October 2017: October 4 is the day rock music icon Janis Joplin was found dead in 1970. Though she died at the young age of 27, Joplin is still remembered to this day, both for her music and her wild lifestyle - an icon to women all across America. ...

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  5. on this Day: Wednesday, October 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | This is Wiltshire

    ... District and Piccadilly platforms at Earl's Court underground station in London. 1970: The American rock singer Janis Joplin died. She left 2,500 dollars in her will ''so that my friends can get blasted after I'm gone''. 2016: Sterling plunged to a ...

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  6. Today in History for October 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | USA Today

    Highlights of this day in history: Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, is launched into orbit; U.S. Blackhawk helicopters shot down in Somalia; Silent movie comedy star Buster Keaton born; Rock singer Janis Joplin dies of drug overdose. Today in History for October 4th Highlights of this day in history: Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, is launched into orbit; U.S. Blackhawk helicopters shot down in Somalia; Silent movie comedy star Buster Keaton born; Rock singer Janis Joplin dies of drug overdose.

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  7. 13 Tom Petty songs to add to your playlist in the wake of the rocker's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Deseret News

    ... "The Waiting." Petty was inspired to write the line "the waiting is the hardest part" when he heard singer Janis Joplin declare, "I love being onstage, and everything else is waiting," according to rollingstone.com . "(The song is) about waiting for ...

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  8. Fleet Foxes Share Bonus Video From 'Live From The Artists Den' PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | JamBase

    ... program. The 30th season of PBS's 'American Masters' will include the U.S. television premiere of the Janis Joplin documentary 'Janis: Little Girl Blue.' PBS will air an eight-part series created with the aid of George Martin featuring over 150 ...

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  9. Juke JointRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Bohemian.com

    ... of songs - and part biography. Popular recent examples include 2005's Jersey Boys , 2013's A Night with Janis Joplin , and 2013's Beautiful: The Carol King Musical , each telling the true story of a famous musician or group, using that musician's ...

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  10. Harris Center Welcomes the National Tour of a Night with Janis JoplinRead the original story

    Monday Sep 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Anyone who has heard Janis Joplin knows her immediately - the give-all intensity, the great songs, and that rawly emotive voice. A Night With Janis Joplin presents an imagined concert, held a week before her untimely death, with the legendary performer joined by some of her greatest influences - from Aretha Franklin to Nina Simon e to Bessie Smith to Odetta.

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  11. The Kentucky Center to Present a Night with Janis JoplinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Kentucky Center presents A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at The Brown Theatre . "A Night with Janis Joplin " pays tribute to the legendary Janis Joplin , a comet that burned far too brightly to last.

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  12. Weekend Block Party will also benefit hurricane victims -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Carroll News

    ... named after the founder's hometown which was named after the last chief of the Sauras. They cover anything from Janis Joplin to Lynyrd Skynyrd. One of the vocalists is amazing. She sounds just like Janis and she can also do Stevie Nicks. The founder ...

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  13. Metropolitan Diary: Conjuring Janis Joplin in Park SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The New York Times

    I was walking down one of the numbered streets near Sixth Avenue in Park Slope when I noticed that a young woman walking ahead of me with a young boy was singing. I recognized the song as "Mercedes Benz," made famous by Janis Joplin in the 1970s.

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  14. Life from loss: Fuchs finds joy in upcoming albumRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... years before Across the Universe hit theaters. Another producer knew of Fuchs' Off-Broadway stint in the Janis Joplin-centered musical Love, Janis. That producer pointed Taymor to a small set Fuchs was playing. "She asked me if I could act," Fuchs ...

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  15. Things to do in Orange County, Sept. 8-14Read the original story

    Sep 8, 2017 | Sports Media 101

    'A Night With Janis Joplin': It's the final weekend to visit the Laguna Playhouse and hear the Queen of Rock n' Roll sing her best songs again in this Tony-nominated Broadway musical. Featuring Joplin's greatest hits, including, "Me and Bobby McGee," "Piece of My Heart," and "Mercedes Benz" along with other faves from Aretha Franklin, Etta James and more.

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  16. Things to do in Orange County, Sept. 8-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Wave

    At Laguna Playhouse, the 2013 Broadway rock A'nA' roll musical features 16 Janis Joplin songs plus six more numbers. Kelly McIntyre portrays the rock star, with Kristin Piacentile supplanting her at select performances.

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  17. Continue reading Fuchs to headline Denton Blues Fest next weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    New Jersey native and blues singer Dana Fuchs plays the final night of the free festival with a set that starts at 7 p.m. Sept. 17. Fuchs has more than earned comparisons to Janis Joplin.

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  18. a Night with Janis Joplin Theater ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    ... as that spoof of American materialism, "Mercedes Benz." Oh lawd, won't you buy me a ticket to see A Night With Janis Joplin ? Even if priced at $60-$105, the tix aren't exactly cheap thrills. But for Joplin and/or classic rock fans, it's worth the ...

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  19. Things to do in Orange County, Sept. 1-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Sports Media 101

    Kelly McIntyre stars in the title role in "A Night with Janis Joplin" at the Laguna Playhouse. Catch a performance running now through Sep. 20. "A Night With Janis Joplin": Visit the Laguna Playhouse to hear the Queen of Rock n' Roll sing her best songs again in this Tony-nominated Broadway musical.

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  20. Janis Joplin's Drug-Related Death Isn't as Cut-and-Dry as You ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Popsugar.com

    Janis Joplin was one of the most gifted and talented singer-songwriters of the 1960s. With a powerhouse voice and understated, no-frills look, Janis commanded every crowd she was in front of, from her early days as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company to her breakthrough solo career; hits like "Try ," "Maybe," and "Piece of My Heart" skyrocketed her to fame and landed her a spot in the lineup at Woodstock in August 1969 - but just a year later, Janis's intense flame would burn out.

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