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  • Austin Jenckes moves forward after Top 10 finish on 'The Voice'

    Austin Jenckes moves forward after Top 10 finish on 'The Voice'

    Season five of NBC's "The Voice" introduced national audiences to Austin Jenckes, the singer-songwriter who joined Team Blake and always seemed to have a smile on his face. The 25-year-old from Washington won over Blake Shelton and Cee Lo Green with his cover of Lynyrd Skynyrd's Southern rock...
  • Five WWE superstars most likely to be added to Money in the Bank ladder match

    Five WWE superstars most likely to be added to Money in the Bank ladder match

    A new WWE world heavyweight champ will be crowned later this month at the Money in the Bank special event taking place at the TD Garden in Boston, Mass., according to a June 15 report from Cageside Seats. Money in the Bank, which is set for June 29, will be headlined with a ladder match to determine...
  • Outkast to perform hometown show at Centennial Park in Atlanta

    Outkast to perform hometown show at Centennial Park in Atlanta

    Antwan "Big Boi" Patton and Andre "3000" Benjamin who make up the duo that is the hip-hop greats of Atlanta, Outkast, confirmed today, June 13, via Bowery South, that they would be creating and headlining their homecoming show in Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park. The event will take place on...
  • We The Kings of pop-punk

    We The Kings of pop-punk

    We the Kings, a pop-punk band formed in 2005 in Florida, has been charming fans on a large scale since 2007. Their self-titled debut album peaked as 151 on the Billboard 200 chart and their single "Check Yes Juliet" gained some minor fame. From there, their presence in the pop-punk scene has grown...
  • The Pains of Being Pure at Heart feeling no pain

    The Pains of Being Pure at Heart feeling no pain

    The Pains of Being Pure at Heart are an indie rock/pop band from NYC. Their sound is also some times described as noise pop but the noise element is never off-putting and often joyful. The band was formed in 2007 by lead singer/guitarist/'songwriter Kip Berman and bass player Alex Naidus. Peggy...
  • Marianas Trench mixes pop harmonies with rock and roll energy

    Marianas Trench mixes pop harmonies with rock and roll energy

    Photogenic almost to a fault, Canadian rockers Marianas Trench have sometimes been confused for a boy band. That couldn't be further from the truth. While they may be able to harmonize like a pop quartet, they are also musicians who play their own instruments, and have the hard-driving energy of a...
  • Dennis DeYoung still a premier vocalist after Styx tenure

    Dennis DeYoung still a premier vocalist after Styx tenure

    Dennis DeYoung will always be associated with Styx, the rock band he co-founded and was a part of from 1961 until 1999. While his tenure with the band was nothing short of incredible -- at one point they released four consecutive albums that were certified multi-platinum by the RIAA -- DeYoung has...
  • David Copperfield continues to add to his magical legacy

    David Copperfield continues to add to his magical legacy

    Magic today is better than it's ever been. There's no shortage of talented magicians, from the fearless daredevils like Criss Angel to comedic artists such as Nathan Burton. Yet for those theatergoers who want to see classic magic, look no further than the man that Forbes described in 2006 as "the...
  • David Benoit continues his mastery of jazz piano

    David Benoit continues his mastery of jazz piano

    The piano has one of the longest histories in music, and when it comes to jazz piano, David Benoit has done his fair share of adding to it. The three-time Grammy nominee's story began in a more classical fashion: his education focused on music theory, composition and orchestration, and he has worked...
  • Nelly’s concerts keep it ‘Hot in Herre’

    Nelly’s concerts keep it ‘Hot in Herre’

    With mega hits like "E.I." and "Hot In Herre," how does a longtime fan of Nelly begin to choose a favorite song from the rap star's extensive catalog? Do you select a favorite song from Country Grammar, or do you select a later work? If you see Nelly in concert, though, you don't need to wonder, as...
  • Earl Klugh continues career as one of the great journeymen of jazz

    Earl Klugh continues career as one of the great journeymen of jazz

    Some musicians might not be household names, but still have the good fortune of carving out legacies within the business. Earl Klugh is one of those artists. You may not think of him initially when you think of jazz guitarists, but he's been playing for more than 40 years and has quietly amassed a...
  • Sara Bareilles breaks down pop barriers in a 'Brave' new way

    Sara Bareilles breaks down pop barriers in a 'Brave' new way

    Five-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles has some undeniably catchy pop tunes that drive her eclectic and enchanting singer-songwriter repertoire; like her 2007 smash hit “Love Song” from her debut album Little Voice and “King of Anything” from her number one sophomore album Kaleidoscope Hearts...
  • Five best bars in Colorado to watch the World Cup

    Five best bars in Colorado to watch the World Cup

    The World Cup is upon us, sports fans. While the word “football” may conjure up images of John Elway or the Denver Broncos rumbling down the gridiron during the fall, the world has been enthralled by the international football competition currently going on. And really, what better way to watch the...
  • Azealia Banks delivers high-energy lyrics with a healthy dose of controversy

    Azealia Banks delivers high-energy lyrics with a healthy dose of controversy

    Azealia Banks appeared on the scene at a young age with plenty of confidence and a bold sound. The New York native is a singer, lyricist and songwriter keeping audiences wanting more of her unique blend of hip-hop, R&B, EDM, and an indie sound. This blend of genres and subgenres heard in her...
  • Denis Leary's comedy not for the faint of heart

    Denis Leary's comedy not for the faint of heart

    Denis Leary's stand-up comedy is not for the faint of heart. Or the easily offended. Or the overly optimistic. Or anyone under the age of 18. But if you like your comedians to be of the adults-only variety, and are prepared to be laughing even when you don't think you're supposed to, the Emmy...
  • A warm and wonderful evening with Duncan Sheik

    A warm and wonderful evening with Duncan Sheik

    Last night Duncan Sheik performed at the New Hope Winery in Pennsylvania with Doug Yowell on drums/percussion and Jason Hart on assorted keyboards. The show marked one of only a handful of performances the celebrated artist was doing on his current Northeast tour. The gracious, near-capacity crowd...
  • 'Whose Line' star Colin Mochrie is the best thing to come out of Canada

    'Whose Line' star Colin Mochrie is the best thing to come out of Canada

    Sorry, Justin Bieber. Colin Mochrie is the coolest performer to have come out of Canada since we started importing entertainment from our neighbors to the north. As a featured comedian on not one, not two but three versions of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," he's made us laugh for most of our adult...
  • 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' star Brad Sherwood taking risks on the road

    'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' star Brad Sherwood taking risks on the road

    Brad Sherwood is a household name; you just don't know that. As one of the regular cast members on the improvisational comedy series "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," he spent years being invited into our homes each week, making us laugh with the things he could come up with on the spot. Since then, he's...
  • Country's Oak Ridge Boys still going strong decades after their start

    Country's Oak Ridge Boys still going strong decades after their start

    The Oak Ridge Boys' history stretches all the way back to the 1940s. That's decades longer than most bands have lasted. Yet the Oaks, as they're called, have not only survived over some 70 years, but they've thrived - first as a southern gospel group and then as one of the classic acts in country...
  • Retailers scramble to unload New York Rangers Stanley Cup playoffs apparel

    Retailers scramble to unload New York Rangers Stanley Cup playoffs apparel

    California-based hockey fans have been busy celebrating the Los Angeles Kings' second Stanley Cup in three years ever since their team finished the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the finals, and the party continues this week with a parade down Figueroa Street followed by a rally at Staples Center...
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