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  1. Valentine's Day in D.C. Celebrated in Many Different WaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Roll Call

    ... to be entertained, singer Patti LaBelle is performing at the Kennedy Center (2700 F St. NW) at 8 p.m., singer Rick Astley has a sold-out show at the 9:30 Club (815 V St. NW) at 7 p.m., and a tribute to Chilean poet Pablo Neruda is at the Folger ...

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  2. Interviewing Rick Astley: Singer, playing Electric Factory on 1st...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Morning Call

    Rick Astley: Singer, playing Electric Factory on 1st U.S. tour in 28 years, says he's never gonna give up Ten years ago, British singer Rick Astley - he of the massively popular 1987 chart-topping song "Never Gonna Give You Up" - was more than a decade into retirement when he got an inquiry about performing in Japan. Egged on by his wife and daughter, Astley did the show, and says the concert made him rethink his career - that after all this time, he no longer had to be on the treadmill of fame, but simply could do the shows he wanted to.

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  3. Singer Rick Astley, coming to Philadelphia, is never gonna give upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Morning Call

    Ten years ago, British singer Rick Astley - he of the massively popular 1987 chart-topping song "Never Gonna Give You Up" - was more than a decade into retirement when he got an inquiry about performing in Japan. "I'd had lots of offers to come and sing my old songs different places all over the world," Astley says.

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  4. Top 5 Concerts of the Coming WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Morning Call

    ... single seats only Sunday, sold out Monday, www.ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000. The last time British singer Rick Astley had a No. 1 album was his 1987 debut disc "Whenever You Need Somebody," which sold double-platinum in the United States with ...

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  5. Rick Astley of 'Never Gonna Give You Up' and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Morning Call

    Singer Rick Astley, best known for his huge 1987 hit "Never Gonna Give You Up" -- and more lately, as the subject of the internet joke meme "rickrolling" -- is on the comback trail and will play his first U.S. tour in 28 years. The short jaunt of just eight dates includes stops at Philadelphia's Electric Factory at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb.11.

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  6. This Is Not a Rickroll: Five songs to get you excited for Rick Astley's Electric Factory gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    This Saturday, UK crooner Rick Astley will bring his classic 80's pop stylings to the Electric Factory. At the time of his rise, many saw his songs as bubblegum fluff, another product of the Stock / Aitken / Waterman production team that also worked with Bananarama and Kylie Minogue.

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  7. Concert of the Week: Rick Astley Rolls Into the Adrienne Arsht CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Miami New Times

    Award-winning British pop singer Rick Astley can attest with more assertiveness than most others. Although he achieved massive success in the late '80s and topped the charts worldwide, he's best known for a goofy internet prank to an entire generation.

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  8. Axl Rose, Tom Brokaw: Today's celebrity birthdays listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Cleveland.com

    ... tor Barry Miller is 59. Actress Megan Gallagher is 57. Country singer Richie McDonald of Lonestar is 55. Singer Rick Astley is 51. Bassist Tim Brown of the Boo Radleys is 48. TV host Amy Robach is 44. Actress Crystal Reed is 32. Singer Tinashe is 24.

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  9. Rick Astley learns to roll with his oddly enduring fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... had he stepped back behind the mic. Then rickrolling came along, and all of a sudden, everyone wanted a piece of Rick Astley. Through no real effort of his own, he was a sensation again. A few months ago, Astley did a Reddit AMA in which a fan asked ...

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  10. Best Valentine's Day shows in Boston 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Examiner.com

    ... have additional performances throughout the week. Tickets cost $57 to $103. "Never Gonna Give You Up" singer Rick Astley will perform the hit he's best known for, as well as some other songs, live at the House of Blues a few days after Valentine's ...

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  11. Rick AstleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Austin Chronicle

    Rick Astley emerges from retirement with pompadour completely intact on 50 , an earnest collection of pop-rock gems written, performed, and produced entirely by the British star behind 1987 chart-topper "Never Gonna Give You Up," whose delightfully awkward video still gets sent to unwitting YouTubers under a different title in a prank known as ... (more)

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  12. Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | CultureMap

    ... Stop by Bicycle Sport Shop for a drink and music by DJ Kay Cali. British pop-rock crooner and internet sensation Rick Astley is stopping by Emo's. Best known for the "Rickroll" hit "Never Gonna Give You Up," Astley will take the stage in support of ...

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  13. Today's EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Austin Chronicle

    Rick Astley emerges from retirement with pompadour completely intact on 50 , an earnest collection of pop-rock gems written, performed, and produced entirely by the British star behind 1987 chart-topper "Never Gonna Give You Up," whose delightfully awkward video still gets sent to unwitting YouTubers under a different title in a prank known as ... (more)

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  14. Rick Astley delivers '80s dance tunes, new hits in exuberant concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | CultureMap

    Midway through the show, a companion said of the still dapperly dressed, finely coiffed and fantastically voiced Astley, "He has a little Robin Thicke to him." After the Rick Astley show at Warehouse Live, at a watering hole across the street, a couple surveyed the latest record they had purchased, 50 , recorded by the man they had just witnessed play an exuberant and well-received 90-plus minutes.

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  15. Pop icon Rick Astley brings tour to Capitol TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Rick Astley is touring the United States for the first time since 1989 on the heels of his just-released BMG album '50,' the latest development in a remarkable comeback for the pop icon. The tour will include a stop in Pinellas on Monday, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater.

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  16. The 10 Best Concerts This Week: Foreigner, Ginuwine, Rick Astley and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Dallas Observer

    ... the flame, but did release the single "The Clarity" on Adult Swim Singles Program 2014. Diamond Victoria Rick Astley 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, House of Blues, 2200 N. Lamar St., 214-978-2583 or houseofblues.com, $29 to $30 Long before he was an ...

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  17. 10 Awful Songs That Went to No. 1 AnywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Houston Press

    Rick Astley is an English singer-songwriter who had a really good run of hit singles in the late '80s and early 90s.

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  18. Rick Astley (remember him?) making comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Like a comet racing across the sky above the Atlantic Ocean, Rick Astley made his way from his native England to the American airwaves in 1987 with his chart-topping debut single, "Never Gonna Give You Up." That song topped the charts in 25 countries, sold 500,000 copies in the United States to earn the gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America, and finished at No.

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  19. Elbow to perform at Thetford Forest this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Cambs Times

    ... in this summer's concert series - modern British pop darling Olly Murs, and Never Gonna Give You Up artist Rick Astley, who will be supported by singer-songwriter Rumer. Confirmation of Elbow's appearance means there is only one headliner left to be ...

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  20. Rock and pop to jazz and folk, music not to miss in the Norfolk and Suffolk in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... personal relevance while trying to be a better person. Soulful-voiced pop icon and multi-million selling artist, Rick Astley has had a lot to celebrate. With 50, his first number one album in 25-years, the Brit Award winning singer has pulled off ...

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