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Photos: Diane Schuur triumphant at Tucson Jazz Festival

Saturday, 20 January 2018, 4:40 pm

© Mary AndrewsTucson got a double dose of delicious jazz at the Fox Theatre with vocalist, Diane Schuur, and the Bill Charlap Trio on Jan.18. This was another sold-out show for the festival. Schuur is well known to Tucson since she lived in the ‘Old Pueblo’ from 1976-1980. The Bill Charlap Trio is from New York...

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Def Leppard announces 2018 tour with Journey

Saturday, 20 January 2018, 4:20 pm

Legendary rockers Def Leppard announced a massive U.S. tour today, teaming up once again with Journey, kicking off May 21 in Hartford, CT.  This large-scale auditory assault will also include stops at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Wrigley Field in Chicago and Fenway Park in Boston.In an...

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Atlanta Gladiators promote Hockey Fights Cancer Weekend

Saturday, 20 January 2018, 4:08 pm

The Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL are promoting Hockey Fights Cancer Weekend when they have three consecutive home games at the Infinite Energy Arena. The Gladiators are hosting the Norfolk Admirals on Fri., Jan. 26 (tickets) at 7:35 p.m. ET,  the Admirals again on Sat., Jan. 27 (tickets) at 7:05 p...

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Listen to Keith Urban's gentle new love ballad 'Parallel Line'

Saturday, 20 January 2018, 3:16 pm

Grammy-winning country star Keith Urban has revealed a gentle new love ballad, “Parallel Line,’ which is likely to be the first new track off his forthcoming studio album Graffiti U, according to Rolling Stone on Jan. 19. Listen to the attached lyric video to hear the artist crooning in a tender...

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Late k-pop star Jonghyun's album 'Poet | Artist' to receive posthumous

Saturday, 20 January 2018, 2:48 pm

At the end of 2017, K-pop fans were stunned by the death of one of the genre’s biggest stars. Kim Jong-hyun--a member of the k-pop group SHINee and known to fans as Jonghyun--passed away on Dec. 18. But according to allkpop, the South Korean pop star had an unreleased solo album which will now see...

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Eels announce first new studio album and tour in four years

Saturday, 20 January 2018, 2:44 pm

In news that will likely shock and delight alternative music fans, iconic indie rock band Eels recently announced plans to release a new album and to hop on the road for a US tour in support of it.As Brooklyn Vegan reported on Jan.17, the band will release their first album in four years, The...

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Tame Impala drummer Julien Barbagallo announces new album and shares video (watch)

Saturday, 20 January 2018, 2:44 pm

French singer-songwriter Julien Barbagallo--and drummer for Tame Impala--has announced the release of his sophomore solo effort under his Barbagallo moniker. Danse Dans Les Ailleurs, or Dance in Other Worlds in English, is due out March 2 and is the follow up to Barbagallo’s 2016 full-length debut...

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Fischerspooner announce 2018 West Coast tour

Saturday, 20 January 2018, 2:40 pm

On Jan. 16, Fischerspooner announced via Twitter that they plan to conduct a small-scale tour of California in mid-March. As part of the tour, the electroclash group will be playing shows in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and San Francisco’s legendary The Regency Ballroom.  The pair are touring in support...

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Jean-Michel Jarre announces 2018 North American tour

Saturday, 20 January 2018, 2:28 pm

This April, legendary French electronic music producer Jean-Michal Jarre will be coming to North America for a 6-date tour. As part of the tour, Jarre will be performing shows in Dallas, Houston, Seattle, San Diego and San Jose’s City National Civic. As noted in this recent interview, Jarre made an...

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Super Bowl Halftime playlist: Listen to songs from all the artists who have played the big game

Friday, 19 January 2018, 11:32 pm

2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the modern Super Bowl Halftime Show. We can thank Fire Marshall Bill.In 1993, fearing a counter-programming stunt like the special live episode of "In Living Color" broadcast the year before by the upstart Fox Television Network that siphoned off millions of...

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JAY-Z to receive GLAAD Media Award

Friday, 19 January 2018, 11:12 pm

JAY-Z released a song that remains very close to his heart with "Smile" and he is receiving some major accolades for the release. The song was about his mother and her journey as she came out to the world as a lesbian for the first time. Thanks to the themes and message of the song, JAY-Z is...

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Watch the new PETA ad featuring RZA

Friday, 19 January 2018, 10:56 pm

Wu-Tang Clan member RZA has teamed up with PETA for a new video promoting the mission statement that all creatures are equal. The video has a beautiful message but is then intercut with very interesting visuals, as RZA morphs into people of various genders, ages and races, and then also changes into...

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Premier Pink Floyd tribute act Brit Floyd returning to Red Rocks for 7th year in a row

Friday, 19 January 2018, 10:16 pm

For the seventh year in a row, the world’s greatest Pink Floyd show is returning to Red Rocks. Brit Floyd will kick off their Eclipse World Tour 2018--celebrating 45 years of Dark Side of the Moon--at the legendary Colorado venue on June 7. The highly skilled 12-piece band plays your favorite Floyd...

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The Chainsmokers release new song, 'Sick Boy'

Friday, 19 January 2018, 10:08 pm

The Chainsmokers released a brand-new song this week and it is unlike almost any single the band has released to date. The Grammy-award winning band behind the hit dance song "Don't Let Me Down" has just released a much more introspective song that sounds very similar to Twenty One Pilots. The song...

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Your guide to The 2018 NAMM Show

Friday, 19 January 2018, 10:00 pm

<p>The 2018 NAMM Show is coming to Anaheim, Calif. from Jan. 25-28.</p>Anticipation is building as The 2018 NAMM Show is getting ready to return to Anaheim, Calif. from Jan. 25-28. Along with today’s most innovative music products on display, the newly expanded NAMM Campus will be home to informative educational panels, exciting awards shows, as well as a few thrilling...

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Interview: Dominique Young Unique shares struggles and inspiration

Friday, 19 January 2018, 9:24 pm

Florida-based artist and model Dominique Young Unique may be a rising star, but she can already count Kanye West, Diplo and Cara Delevingne among her collaborators. Dominique's talent has drawn fans across all levels of celebrity and from around the world, with YouTube views topping half a million...

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AXS TV announces new show hosted by Katie Daryl, 'The Top Ten Revealed'

Friday, 19 January 2018, 9:20 pm

Former MTV reporter Katie Daryl is coming to AXS TV with a brand-new television show focusing on the history of rock and roll music. The series is titled "The Top Ten Revealed" and will spotlight the most influential bands, musicians and songs in the history of rock music.Daryl got her start in...

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Machine Gun Kelly to play MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee in new film

Friday, 19 January 2018, 9:20 pm

In 2001, heavy metal icons Motley Crue released a tell-all book over their career called "The Dirt." The book, which lists all four founding members of the band as authors, along with writer Neil Strauss, dealt with the band's notorious career, which delved deep into the realm of sex, drugs and rock...

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LA Clippers giveaways: Jan. 30 is DeAndre Jordan Pen Holder night

Friday, 19 January 2018, 9:20 pm

Presented by City National Bank, the first 10,000 fans in attendance at Staples Center on Jan. 30 will receive a DeAndre Jordan pen holder and pen. Following the giveaway, the LA Clippers will take on the Portland Trail Blazers.The Clippers have been running an active promotional schedule...

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Complete list of nominees for the Guild of Music Supervisors Awards 2018

Friday, 19 January 2018, 9:20 pm

On Feb. 8, the Guild of Music Supervisors will hold their 8th Annual GMS Awards ceremony at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. The guild is a non-profit organization that promotes the music supervision of all media, including television, movies, video games, advertising, teasers and trailers...

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Top 5 best Deandre Jordan dunks

Friday, 19 January 2018, 9:16 pm

DeAndre Jordan has really developed his game with the LA Clippers. Once limited to a role playing defensive stopper, Jordan has gone from second-round pick to interior force.Some of his best moments have come on the offensive end, with a few rim-rattling dunks. Here are his five best:5. Jordan...

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L.A. Guns to release 'Made in Milan' live CD/DVD

Friday, 19 January 2018, 7:52 pm

<p>L.A. Guns to release 'Made in Milan' live CD/DVD</p>Back together and sleazier than ever - after 14 years apart, Tracii Guns and Phil Lewis of L.A. Guns reformed and have been pedal to the metal ever since. "I never thought I’d ever work with him, I didn’t even think I was going to see him again to be honest, after 10, 12 years I hadn’t even run...

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Cardi B makes history as first woman to score 5 Top 10 hits on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart

Friday, 19 January 2018, 7:00 pm

Cardi B has a new reason to celebrate. She makes chart history by becoming the first woman to score five of the Top 10 hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and she is the only artist to ever achieve this milestone with her first five chart entries. Per Billboard, she claims five songs in the...

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Interview: Tom Keifer finding the silver lining in life

Friday, 19 January 2018, 7:00 pm

Metal crooner Tom Keifer has been around the block, so to speak. Since his days of leading the charge for Cinderella to becoming an accomplished solo artist to being faced with a condition that could have prevented him from ever singing again - Keifer has been banged around a bit by life, but as he...

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Keith Urban announces ‘GraffitiU’ North American Tour with Kelsea Ballerini in support of new album

Friday, 19 January 2018, 7:00 pm

Keith Urban announced his upcoming touring plans in support of what will be his 11th studio album during a popup concert that took place at Nashville’s Exit/In earlier this week. Titled GraffitiU, the upcoming release will be promoted with a 58-city tour across North America that is scheduled to...

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Interview: Katt Williams tackles politics, truth, relationships and more in his debut Netflix comedy special

Friday, 19 January 2018, 6:08 pm

Katt Williams, the sometimes controversial, always funny, socially vocal King of underground comedy, launched his debut Netflix Original stand-up comedy special on Jan. 16. In it, he holds nothing back. “Katt Williams: Great America” shines a spotlight on the comedian/actor/rapper’s ability to...

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Top 10 best Boston Celtics players ever

Friday, 19 January 2018, 5:48 pm

The Boston Celtics are one of the NBA’s most storied franchises, having been a part of several dynasties throughout their history. With the team surging again, we take a look at the 10 best players to don a Boston uniform:10. Jo Jo WhiteWhite was a skilled passer and scorer, and he was one of the...

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AXS TV sets new season 6 premiere date for 'The Big Interview with Dan Rather' for March 13

Friday, 19 January 2018, 5:48 pm

AXS TV recently announced a new season six premiere date for its dynamic original series “The Big Interview with Dan Rather.” The series kicks off on Tuesday, March 13 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT instead of its previously announced Feb. 27 launch date. Legendary rocker Robert Plant will be the first...

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Los Angeles Lakers giveaways: Jan. 23 is free Dr. Buss Lapel Pin night

Friday, 19 January 2018, 5:44 pm

When the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Boston Celtics on Jan. 23 at Staples Center, fans in attendance will receive a commemorative lapel pin to honor Dr. Jerry Bus.Bus presided over the Showtime Lakers and was the owner for 10 NBA championships. His contributions to the game were so numerous that...

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Walking Papers second album out now, release show Jan. 27

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:56 pm

Walking Papers is the heavy-hitting rock band featuring powerhouse musicians from previous popular and hit-making rock and metal bands. The members are Jefferson Angell and Benjamin Anderson (The Missionary Position), along with Duff McKagan (Guns 'N' Roses, Velvet Revolver) and Barrett Martin...

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ESL announces Facebook as main broadcasting platform for CS:GO Pro League

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:48 pm

ESL will be moving its esports broadcasts to Facebook beginning Jan. 23, according to a press release from the brand. ESL Pro League and the ESL One tournaments, previously streamed on Twitch and YouTube Gaming, will now be hosted on the Facebook Watch platform.The change takes effect beginning...

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Listen: Kylie Minogue goes 'Dancing' on countrified new single

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:48 pm

Australian superstar Kylie Minogue released her new single "Dancing" on Jan. 18. She goes country on the dance track."Dancing" is the lead single from Minogue's upcoming album, Golden. It's her first release of new music since 2014's Kiss Me Once and 2015's Kylie Christmas. From the sound of...

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Between The Buried And Me release new song 'Condemned to the Gallows'

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:48 pm

Earlier this week, metal group Between The Buried And Me announced they were releasing a two part album known as Automata. Today, they released the music video for the album's opening song "Condemned to the Gallows." As promised, pre-orders for Automata Part I are live over on their website...

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Movies this week: '12 Strong,' 'Small Town Crime' and 'Den of Thieves' bring the heat, Jan 19

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:48 pm

Usually January can be confidently named a movie wasteland: It's the time of year where studios usually dump their "lesser" films on unsuspecting movie-going audiences. January also usually does brings with it a few award-hopeful films too - like last week's "The Post" and "Phantom Thread" - that...

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Listen: Betty Who celebrates her independence with new single ‘Ignore Me’

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:48 pm

Australian singer-songwriter Betty Who released her new song “Ignore Me” on Jan. 19. It marks her first release in five years as an independent artist.“Ignore Me” is the latest release by Betty Who since last year’s The Valley album. That record yielded singles like “Some Kind of Wonderful” and...

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Watch Harry Styles crush 'Wild Thoughts' cover in the BBC Live Lounge

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:48 pm

Harry Styles dips his multi-talented musical toes into a bubbling hip-hop/Latin-inspired pool with his smoldering cover of “Wild Thoughts” in the BBC Live Lounge. His performance was posted on YouTube on Jan. 16 and has garnered over 300,000 views. DJ Khaled’s original hit collaboration with Rihanna...

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Watch: Oak Ridge Boys release song 'Brand New Star' on 45th anniversary

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:48 pm

 The Oak Ridge Boys have released a new song titled “Brand New Star,” from their upcoming album 17th Avenue Revival, according to Rolling Stone. The country-gospel quartet is celebrating their 45th anniversary in 2018 and has announced new music to mark the occasion. Watch the attached video to...

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George Clinton and Parliament hitting the road in support of first new album in 40 years

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:44 pm

After 40 years of being on another planet, George Clinton is finally bringing his funky mothership known as Parliament back to Earth.Clinton’s Parliament has recently released “I’m Gon Make U Sick O’Me,” 38 years after their last hit, “Agony of DeFeet,” was a mainstay on R&B stations in 198...

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Umphrey’s McGee announces three-night Red Rocks run

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:40 pm

Umphrey’s McGee will be returning to Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colo. this summer for a three-night, six-set run lasting July 5-7. The popular prog-rock/jam band turned their annual appearance at the famous outdoor venue into a three-night affair for the first time in 2017, so fans should...

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Rachael Bawn releases new single 'Alive' and readies new tour

Friday, 19 January 2018, 4:12 am

<p>Rachael Bawn has released her new single " align="left" border="0" />Pop singer-songwriter Rachael Bawn has released her new single "Alive," which you can listen to now by playing the audio in this article. The self-released single is also available for download on iTunes."Alive" is the Canadian-born pop artist's fourth single in the past two years, after the...

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Watch: Bon Jovi perform 'You Give Love a Bad Name' on 'The Late Show'

Friday, 19 January 2018, 2:56 am

Bon Jovi fans who missed the band's performance last night on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” can check out some newly streaming video footage. The Grammy winners dazzled the studio and TV audience with a blistering rendition of their hit single “You Give Love a Bad Name.”The legendary New...

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5 Western Conference players who deserve to make the 2018 NBA All-Star Game

Friday, 19 January 2018, 2:16 am

The NBA has announced its starting lineups for the All-Star Game, which will take place at Staples Center on Feb. 18. The list included the regular suspects like Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, and James Harden. Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins of the Pelicans rounded out the list.With the All-Star...

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5 Eastern Conference players who deserve to make the 2018 NBA All-Star Game

Friday, 19 January 2018, 1:48 am

The NBA has announced its starting lineups for the All-Star Game, which will take place at Staples Center on Feb. 18. The Eastern Conference list includes the regular suspects like LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. DeMar DeRozan, Joel Embiid, and Giannis Antetokounmpo round out the group.With the All...

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NBA announces All-Star Game starters

Friday, 19 January 2018, 1:40 am

The NBA has announced its starters–and captains–for the new format of the 2018 NBA All-Star Game. The game will take place Feb. 18 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, USA.LeBron James will captain the East team, as he was the leading vote-getter with 2,638,294 fan votes. Meanwhile, Stephen Curry...

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Beastie Boys to release memoir in 2018

Friday, 19 January 2018, 1:24 am

Five years after signing their publishing deal, the much-anticipated and much-delayed Beastie Boys memoir from surviving members Michael "Mike D" Diamond and Adam "Ad-Rock" Horowitz is expected to finally be released sometime in 2018 (founding member Adam "MCA" Yauch died in 2012).In an interview...

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Top 10 best Super Bowl Halftime Shows of all time

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 11:52 pm

Time, and the perspective that comes with it, changes everything. When Tom Brady and the New England Patriots beat the heavily-favored St. Louis Rams at Super Bowl XXXVI, it was an exciting upset for an underdog; 16 years later, a Pats Super Bowl victory would now be a win for the status quo.So it...

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The Neighbourhood announce 2018 tour dates

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 10:00 pm

The Neighbourhood has been creating plenty of mischief in the music world for the past seven years.The band, made up of Jesse Rutherford, Jeremy Freedman, Zach Abels, Mikey Margott and Brandon Alexander Fried, busted out of the gates early, and today, they enjoy a steady stream of fans who have...

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Billy Joel to celebrate 100th lifetime performance at New York's Madison Square Garden

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 9:56 pm

Billy Joel continues to rack up record-breaking numbers during his hugely successful monthly residency at The World's Most Famous Arena. By overwhelming popular demand, the six-time Grammy winner has announced a new date, scheduled for July 18 in New York at Madison Square Garden, which will mark...

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LA Clippers to present Chinese Heritage night on Jan. 30

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 9:56 pm

<p>Fans can receive several opportunities by using a special promo code.</p>In keeping with the LA Clippers’ goal of honoring various cultures during the 2017-18 season, the organization will host Chinese Heritage night on Jan. 30 at Staples Center.Guests who show up to see the Clippers take on the Portland Trail Blazers have several opportunities available to them. By...

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Interview: Jennifer Hope talks about new EP, 'SINspirations'

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 9:52 pm

Alternative recording artist Jennifer Hope’s latest release — SINspirations — came out on Cleopatra Records last Friday, Jan. 12. The 4-track digital EP contains three cover songs and one she wrote.The last track on the EP is the singer-songwriter’s ethereal rendition of Linkin Park’s “My December...

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Listen: J Balvin, Anitta & Jeon raise a ruckus on new single 'Machika'

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 9:32 pm

Colombian superstar J Balvin's new song "Machika" surfaced online on Jan. 17. He raises a ruckus with Brazilian singer Anitta and Aruban artist Jeon."Machika" is the newest single by J Balvin, who experienced worldwide success last year thanks to "Mi Gente" with Willy William. He regroups with past...

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Interview: Jim Rea of the HillBenders talks about band's bluegrass remake of the Who's 'Tommy'

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 8:36 pm

At first thought the idea of a bluegrass interpretation of the beloved rock opera Tommy might seem untenable. But the Springfield, Miss. based band the HillBenders have pulled it off spectacularly, even to the extent that they’ve gotten the nod of approval from the Who’s guitarist Pete Townshend...

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Barenaked Ladies announced as 2018 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 8:32 pm

Barenaked Ladies have something new to add to their upcoming 30th anniversary celebrations. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) have revealed that the beloved Canuck alt-rockers have been selected as 2018 inductees to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.The seven-time Juno...

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Hatebreed announce second leg of anniversary tour

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 8:00 pm

Late last year, Hatebreed toured the country to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire and the 15 year anniversary of Perseverance. The beloved metalcore band had such a blast tearing through their iconic albums that they revealed a second leg of their anniversary...

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The Oh Hellos announce new EP and tour

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 7:10 pm

Keeping music in the family, brother and sister duo The Oh Hellos announced today that they will be releasing their new EP Euros with a tour to follow. The EP debuts on Feb. 9 and have premiered their new single "Grow" today on American Songwriter. Listen to the song via Spotify. This is the duo's...

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Watch Dierks Bentley releases 'Woman Amen' from new album 'The Mountain'

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 7:02 pm

Country star Dierks Bentley has unveiled his first new single titled “Woman Amen” from his upcoming new album The Mountain, according to Rolling Stone. The song has an upbeat tempo and surging sound reminiscent of the great outdoors in Telluride, Colorado, which is where the album was recorded...

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Dead & Company include two shows at Boulder’s Folsom Field on 2018 spring tour

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 7:02 pm

It wouldn’t be a summer in America without the members of the Grateful Dead heading out on tour. The classic rock tribute band known as Dead & Company, which consists of founding Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Billy Kreutzmann, will head back out on the road for a 24-date U.S...

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Cranberries' guitarist Noel Hogan pens moving tribute to Dolores O'Riordan

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 6:46 pm

Music fans are still coping with the sudden and tragic death of Cranberries’ singer Dolores O'Riordan, which sent shockwaves across the music industry on Monday. Among those still attempting to cope with the loss of arguably the most popular rock vocalist of the 1990s, is O'Riordan’s Cranberries...

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LA Clippers hosting Irish Heritage night on Jan. 24

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 5:42 pm

<p>Fans can experience Irish Heritage night as the Clippers take on the Celtics at Staples Center. </p>The LA Clippers are celebrating a diverse range of cultures and nationalities at Staples Center in 2018. On Jan. 24, fans in attendance to see the Clippers take on the Boston Celtics can experience Irish Heritage night.Prior to the game, Claddagh Valley Dance will perform a traditional Irish dance...

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Jessica Lea Mayfield kicks off tour supporting fourth LP

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 5:22 pm

Rock maiden Jessica Lea Mayfield will be leading her tour supporting her fourth LP Sorry Is Gone, and as stated in a press release is about the progress of a woman who's coming to terms with herself and being comfortable in her own skin. The LP features production by John Agnello and has received...

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Mountain Jam announces 2018 lineup with Jack Johnson, Sturgill Simpson and Alt-J

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 5:18 pm

Mountain Jam, the annual music festival which takes place at the Hunter Mountain Ski Resort in upstate New York every summer, has revealed its 2018 lineup. Returning to Hunter Mountain for its 14th year this summer, Mountain Jam boasts a lineup that is led by Jack Johnson, Sturgill Simpson and Alt-J...

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Singer/songwriter Dhanya drops new single 'Lesson' from debut LP

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 5:18 pm

Singer/songwriter on the rise, Dhanya first found her break last year with the release of the single “Fire.” Now, she’s ready to share more music with the world. She recently premiered her new single “Lesson” via Popdose. The track comes from her self-titled debut album out Feb. 2.The singer co...

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Eric Church, Maren Morris, and Brothers Osborne to give Route 91 tribute at Grammys

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 5:14 pm

Country stars Maren Morris, Eric Church, and Brothers Osborne will perform a tribute to the victims of Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas at the 60th Grammy Awards, according to the Grammy Awards website.  “Music's biggest night” will be held at Madison Square Garden in New York on Jan. 28 and...

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LA Clippers overcome latest injury for sixth straight win

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:54 pm

DeAndre Jordan has been Mr. Dependable in his tenure with the LA Clippers, but his sprained ankle required him to miss another game–this time against the Denver Nuggets.Despite offering one of the best young centers in the league in Nikola Jokic, the Nuggets were unable to best the scrappy Clippers...

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Watch: Sylvan Esso release new video for 'PARAD(w/m)E'

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:50 pm

Sylvan Esso’s Amelia Meath is never one to shy away from sharing her really fun dance moves while singing. Meath and a group of backup dancers ditch the stage for the great outdoors and beyond in the band’s new music video for “PARAD(w/m)E,” which was shared on Wednesday and can be watched in full...

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Carmelo Anthony key to Thunder’s ascent

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:50 pm

If the Oklahoma City Thunder are going to pose a threat in the Western Conference playoffs, they’re going to need Carmelo Anthony to be a difference-maker. With Russell Westbrook and Paul George serving as bonafide superstars, Anthony will need to fill a certain role. In previous years, players...

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Haim announce North American spring tour dates with Lizzo and Maggie Rogers

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:46 pm

<p>Haim will head out on tour across North America this spring, and they'll be joined in support by Lizzo and Maggie Rogers. </p>Cue the theme song from “Sister Sister!” The Haim sisters have announced a run of 19 concerts across North America this spring, which have been carefully scheduled around their appearance at both weekends of Coachella. Announced on Thursday morning with a carefully choreographed throwback post on...

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Justin Timberlake navigates a dark future in ‘Supplies’ music video

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:46 pm

Pop singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake premiered the music video for “Supplies” on Jan. 18. He sees a bleak future in the new clip.“Supplies” is the second song to come from Timberlake’s upcoming album, Man of the Woods. He previewed the record earlier this month with lead single “Filthy.” For...

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Listen: Bleachers' Jack Antonoff writes 'Not So Typical Love Song' with Harry Styles

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:42 pm

Pop-rock act Bleachers released the new song "Alfie's Song (Not So Typical Love Song)" on Jan. 15. "Alfie's Song (Not So Typical Love Song)" is the lead single from the "Love, Simon," a movie about the titular character coming out as gay in high school. Frontman and LGTBQ advocate Jack Antonoff is...

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Listen: Camila Cabello 'Loves Control' on standout from her solo album

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:42 pm

Former Fifth Harmony singer Camila Cabello released her self-titled debut album on Jan. 12. Among the new tracks, she snaps on standout "She Loves Control."Camila is the debut album by Cabello, who first rose to prominence as a member of Fifth Harmony. Even though the group didn't win "The X Factor...

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Marilyn Manson sells out at The Fox for the Heaven Upside Down tour

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:38 pm

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" align="left" border="0" />Tuesday, January 16,Nearly 3 months after his October tour got canceled after one of his giant gun props fell on and broke his leg, Marilyn Manson has returned to the road with a new sense of energy and purpose. Promoting his most recent album Heaven Upside Down, Manson took over The Fox Theater in...

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Luther Russell announces retrospective album 'Selective Memories'

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:26 am

Luther Russell is taking a look back at his career - a very long look - with his upcoming release Selective Memories. The singer-songwriter announced this week via press release that the two-disc set will be available on Feb. 23. It's also available for pre-order here.Selective Memories contains 4...

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Enrique Iglesias and Bad Bunny highlight 'El Baño' in sexy music video

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:22 am

Spanish superstar Enrique Iglesias premiered the music video for "El Baño" on Jan. 12. It goes down in the bathroom in the sexy clip."El Baño" (English: "The Bathroom") is the latest single from Iglesias, who has been teasing his next studio album with past singles like "Súbeme La Radio" and "Duele...

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Rogue Wave to tour with 10th anniversary reissue of 'Asleep at Heaven's Gate'

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 4:06 am

<p>Rogue Wave is hitting the road to celebrate one of its best albums</p>It’s becoming common practice for artists to celebrate the anniversary of an important album with a special reissue of the work and/or a tour in which the release is performed in its entirety. Fans of Oakland, CA-based rockers Rogue Wave will be happy to hear that ten years on from the release of...

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Maroon 5's Adam Levine plays with Snapchat filters in 'Wait' music video

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 3:42 am

Pop-rock group Maroon 5 premiered the music video for "Wait" on Jan. 17. Frontman Adam Levine has a lot of fun in front of his phone."Wait" is the second single from Maroon 5's latest album, Red Pill Blues. The group previewed the release last year with the lead single "What Lovers Do" featuring...

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Lo Moon to debut self-titled album in February, tour in spring

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 3:14 am

For the band Lo Moon, 2017 was a year of performing at various music festivals supporting their surprise hit "Loveless." Last year also saw them supporting several popular acts in the States and overseas, like London Grammar and The War on Drugs. This year sees the band debuting their self-titled...

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Southern Ballet Theatre to perform 'Maleficent + Aurora' at Infinite Energy Theater in Atlanta

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 2:42 am

<p>Southern Ballet Theatre presents Maleficent + Aurora at Infinite Energy Theater</p>The Southern Ballet will present ‘Maleficent + Aurora’ at the Infinite Energy Theater in Atlanta, Ga. for three performances on March 3-4. The magical fantasy story and dance will be performed by graceful ballet dancers in an event sure to be enjoyed by the entire family.Disney told the story of...

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Is 'The Autobiograpy of Gucci Mane' headed to the big screen?

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 2:14 am

Rapper. Actor. New York Times bestselling author. Director? It appears that way. Wednesday (Jan 18), Gucci Mane took to Twitter to announce his plans to turn his memoir, "The Autobiography of Gucci Mane," into a film. What’s more, #DirectorGuccimane is a thing. Gucci also revealed his intentions to...

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Disney On Ice: Frozen coming to Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs for six shows in March

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 1:50 am

The magical show Disney On Ice: Frozen will be presented at the Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs for six shows between March 23-25. Feld Entertainment will bring the family-friendly fantasy to life for a show both kids and adults will enjoy.Based on Disney's beloved, Academy Award-winning...

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Lettuce set for their 2018 Beyond the Clouds tour with Galactic and The Motet

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 1:18 am

Fresh on the heels of a successful three-night run at New York’s Brooklyn Bowl, funk innovators Lettuce are set to launch their Beyond the Clouds tour. The band is touring in support of their latest album, Witches Stew, a nod to Miles Davis’s groundbreaking jazz-fusion album Bitches Brew. The tour...

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Kawhi Leonard out indefinitely for San Antonio Spurs

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 1:02 am

In an announcement that came prior to the San Antonio Spurs’ tilt with the Brooklyn Nets, the team said that star forward Kawhi Leonard would be out indefinitely due to an injured right quad.According to the team, the quadriceps tendinopathy has not healed as well as they would have liked. In order...

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In need of a spark, LA Kings recall Amadio and LaDue from the Ontario Reign

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 12:58 am

The LA Kings have promoted defenseman Paul LaDue and center Michael Amadio from the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League. Amadio played eight games earlier this season with the Kings and had one goal for one point, four penalty minutes and was a minus two. Amadio was the Kings' third round...

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The Black Jacket Symphony performing Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon' at the Pikes Peak Center

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 12:38 am

More than a mere covers band, The Black Jacket Symphony "offers a unique concert experience through recreating classic albums in a live performance setting." The Alabama-based collective will be performing the music Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty and others in 2018, but for their first-ever Colorado show...

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Complete list of nominees for the D.I.C.E. Awards 2018

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:34 pm

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has officially announced the nominees for the 21st annual D.I.C.E Awards. Winners will be announced during the D.I.C.E. Awards on Thursday, Feb. 22 in Las Vegas.The awards ceremony will be part of the D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate...

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Afroman coming to Denver's Gothic Theatre on—you guessed it—4-20

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:30 pm

Simply put, Afroman's 2001 hit "Because I Got High" is a stoner classic, even if it's really more of a cautionary tale than a celebration of the chronic. Today, the rapper and guitarist announced a Spring concert at the Gothic Theatre in Denver and we'll give you one guess as to the day on which it...

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Win a pair of tickets to Victor Wooten Trio at the El Rey Theatre in LA

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:26 pm

Victor Wooten Trio are heading to the El Rey Theatre on Jan. 25. AXS is giving away a pair of tickets to the show.To enter to win the tickets, follow AXS on Instagram (@axsevents). Tag a friend who you would want to go to the show with and winners will be announced on Jan. 22 Good luck!Official...

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Punch Brothers and Gillian Welch team up for co-headline at Red Rocks

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 10:58 pm

Progressive bluegrass band Punch Brothers are teaming up with singer-songwriter Gillian Welch for a co-headline at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Both acts are headed to the iconic venue on Sept. 17. You can find ticket info on AXS by following this link.While Punch Brothers latest releases came in 201...

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LA Clippers hosting Italian Heritage night at Staples Center

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 10:54 pm

<p>The LA Clippers will host the special night on Jan. 22.</p>Prior to their matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Jan. 22, the LA Clippers will host Italian Heritage night. The Clippers have one of the most prominent Italian players to compete in the NBA in Danilo Gallinari, who is still recovering from a glute injury. Tip-off for the game is slated...

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The road to Santa Fe goes through the Denver Travel & Adventure Show

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 8:22 pm

When the doors of the Colorado Convention Center open for the 2018 Denver Travel & Adventure Show it’ll almost be as if a portal to the entire world has opened. The event, set to take place March 24-25 in downtown Denver will feature a dizzying array of exhibitors from all over the globe...

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Two former LA Kings to play for Sweden at 2018 Winter Olympics

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 8:14 pm

Two former Los Angeles Kings will represent Sweden at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. They are goaltender Jhonas Enroth and right winger Oscar Moller. Moller was the Kings' second round draft pick, 52nd overall, in the 2007 National Hockey League Entry Draft. He played three seasons...

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All-Star tribute album for George Harrison will get huge vinyl re-issue

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 7:54 pm

The All-Star tribute album to the late Beatles star George Harrison, Concert for George, will get a huge vinyl re-issue, according to an announcement from his estate, as reported by Rolling Stone.The tribute concert was held at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Nov. 29, 2002, the one-year anniversary...

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LA Galaxy sign Emrah Klimenta from Sacramento Republic

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 7:42 pm

The LA Galaxy decided to sign defender Emrah Klimenta from the Sacramento Republic FC on Tuesday. There is a possible promotion for Klimenta, who played last season in the United Soccer League. Klimenta has played the last four seasons (from 2014 to 2017) with Sacramento Republic. In 98 games, he...

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The Decemberists announce 'I'll Be Your Girl' and 2018 tour dates

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 7:30 pm

Indie favorites The Decemberists are back with an inspired new sound. Call them The May-Decemberists.On Wednesday, the long-running Portland band announced their eighth studio album, I'll Be Your Girl, due out March 16 via Capitol Records. Produced by John Congleton (St. Vincent, Lana del Rey), the...

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Celine Dion cancels two more Las Vegas residency shows due to health concerns

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 7:06 pm

Celine Dion fans will be gutted to learn that their favorite singer will remain out of action this week due to ongoing health issues. The five-time Grammy winner has been forced to cancel another two residency appearances in Las Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on doctor's orders due to...

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Dolly Parton honored with two 2018 Guinness World Records

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 7:06 pm

<p>Dolly Parton received two 2018 Guinness World Records.</p>Music legend Dolly Parton added two more awards to her already impressive collection, receiving two certificates from the Guinness World Records in recognition for her achievements in country music.Parton was recognized with record title certificates naming her as the female artist with the most...

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Interview: Lee DeWyze gets personal with his new album, 'Paranoia'

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 6:54 pm

There’s something special about Lee DeWyze’s new album, Paranoia. It’s the singer/songwriter and American Idol winner’s seventh studio album, and his first full-length set since 2016’s Oil and Water, but it’s also a collection of reflective introspection.In addition to emotionally-driven songs like...

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LA Galaxy to have season ticket member launch party

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 6:46 pm

The LA Galaxy meanwhile are preparing for their 2018 Major League Soccer regular season. However prior to their season, they will have a season ticket member jersey launch party at the Novo at L.A. Live, 800 W Olympic Blvd., on Sunday, Jan. 21 from 6 to 9 pm PT.  The party will feature a DJ set by...

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats announce tour in support of new album 'Tearing At The Seams'

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 6:46 pm

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats are tearing at the seams to release new music and hit the road.On Wednesday, the Denver-based band announced a tour in support of their upcoming sophomore album Tearing At The Seams. The group will kick off their summer trek on May 5 at Jannus Live in Saint...

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Forest Hills announces Nathaniel Rateliff and The Head and The Heart concert for 2018 season

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 6:22 pm

<p>Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and The Head and The Heart will take the stage at Forest Hills Stadium on Saturday, June 9.</p>Live music and dancing will return to Forest Hills Stadium in the Queens borough of New York City this summer. The famous outdoor venue announced its first show of the 2018 season on Wednesday morning, which will be an impressive double billing of Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and The...

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Between The Buried And Me reveal new album 'Automata,' tour with The Dear Hunter

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 6:18 pm

After touring extensively in support of their 2015 studio album Coma Ecliptic, prog metal giants Between The Buried And Me spent last summer working on the highly anticipated follow up. Today, the band revealed plans to release Automata, which will be a two-part album. The first part of the record...

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