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Brendan Bayliss Covers Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Band, Ween and More at Solo Show + MORE

Umphrey's McGee guitarist Brendan Bayliss played a rare solo show last night in Chicago at the Tonic Room, delivering two sets of covers, original material and a few curveballs as Umphrey's McGee readies to return to the road this weekend at the Hangout Festival.Among the highlights are rare takes o.... More »
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Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers At Tipitina’s (A Gallery) + MORE

Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers took to the stage at New Orleans' legendary venue Tipitina's. The band, supporting their latest self-titled effort, offered up their infectious brand of roots rock and roll to an appreciative crowd, capping the night with a full ensemble singalong. Dino Perrucci shared .... More »
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The xx announce record-breaking seven Brixton Academy shows + MORE

Group will play the longest ever run at the 5,000-capacity London venue by a bandThe xx have extended their 2017 UK tour to break the record for the longest run of shows by a band at the Brixton Academy in London. The group will now play seven nights at the famed venue – 8-11 and 13-15 March – t.... More »
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Prince's death: Sinbad, Sheila E attend memorial service + MORE

News on the investigation into the singer's death, his estate and tributes.         .... More »
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MØ – New Year’s Eve + MORE

4/5 What’s this? What better way to welcome in the New Year than a song entitled “New Year’s Eve” from one of electro-pops newest stars, MØ. Compared to the likes of Grimes and Twin Shadow, the Danish singer songwriter’s music combines an eclectic array of sounds from sultry synth.... More »
Puerto Rican reggae band that employs socio-political and ecological lyrics. 8 p.m. at Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel; 713-225-5483.

Samba performances by LD Dance Company, tropical music from Mango Punch! and DJ sets from tropical dance party Bombón.

Spare Parts Band:

Enduring singer-songwriter whose songs you know, even if you think you don’t…

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Craft Spells: Nausea (Review)

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Craft Spells: Nausea (Review)On their sophomore album, Craft Spells leave the synth-pop behind and end up undergoing one of the most remarkable between-album evolutions in recent memory.

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Disillusioned Willis Earl Beal Explains Why He’s Leaving His LabelA few years ago, the Chicago soul singer Willis Earl Beal went from singing for commuters on El train platforms to signing with XL Recordings, becoming labelmates with Adele and Vampire Weekend. (Specifically, Beal was on the XL imprint Hot Charity.) That seems like a pretty dizzy ascent, but Beal wasn’t happy on XL, and he’s just announced that he’s leaving the label and releasing his next album, entitled Experiments In Time, by himself; he plans to drop it 8/8 through CDBaby…

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Will Calvin Harris’ “Summer” Be 2014′s Song Of The Summer?Slip on your shades, grab a glass of lemonade and check back each weekday over the next week and a half as we present you each Song Of The Summer contender.
The next contender in our competition has mastered the art of creating perfect summer smashes! Ever since his debut with 2007′s I Created Disco LP, Calvin Harris has been steadily churning dance-worthy hits like nobody’s business…

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As festival-goers prepare for the first major music festival of the season, here’s what the weather will be doing

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Vanessa Carlton is embarking on a short, fun two-week tour around the Northeast, starting today, and she’s bringing someone pretty special – her husband John McCauley.

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Governors Ball Music Festival 2014: Recap + Photos from Randall's Island (Review)Perfect weather and fantastic music lent Governors Ball 2014 the sensation of escaping from New York, even though the island itself sits snug atop the East River.

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Peace claim the Arctic Monkeys sound like Black Sabbath and Dr DrePeace have claimed that the Arctic Monkeys now sound like Black Sabbath and Dr Dre, rather than an indie band.
The Birmingham band have questioned whether the ‘Do I Wanna Know?’  band should be referred to as “indie” nowadays, saying their last album ‘AM’ sounded like a cross between the hairy metal band and the influential hip-hop star…

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What’s in a name? Don’t ask Carter Stevens — she’s got two of ‘em.
By all accounts, Carter has all the trappings of a typical teenage existence: a loving mother, good friends, a choice fro-yo spot downtown. But one unfortunate night in the slammer yields the horrifying truth: She’s not who she thinks she is, because the woman she believes is her parent actually abducted her many years ago…

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Thicke names album Paula

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Thicke names album PaulaRobin Thicke is stepping up his efforts to win back his wife Paula Patton.

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ATP! Interview: Tiffany Houghton

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ATP! Interview: Tiffany HoughtonMix the sassiness of Katy Perry with the sweetness of Ariana Grande and you get Tiffany Houghton. With her thoughtful lyrics and poppy sound, Houghton has all the makings of a true pop star.“I’ve always loved to perform anytime that I could, I would hold concerts in my front yard and put posters up everywhere,” said Houghton…

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Quiz: Can you recognise the acts in these terrible gig photos?We asked you to send us your awful photos taken at gigs. We got many brilliant (ie. rubbish) submissions, but can you identify these acts? Send us your terrible gig photos here Continue reading…

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Exclusive: Robin Thicke Announces New Album ‘Paula’Just how far will Robin Thicke go to win back Paula Patton? The “Blurred Lines” crooner is proving that his love has no limit by naming his upcoming album after his estranged wife.Paula will be the title of Thicke’s seventh album, Rap-Up.com has exclusively learned. The follow-up to last year’s chart-topper Blurred Lines was written and produced entirely by Thicke and is set to arrive on July 1 via Star Trak/Interscope Records…

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