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Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Jake Clemons, and more added to the Sea. Hear. Now. Festival in Asbury Park

By Michele Amabile | February 27, 2019

This just in: Joan Jett and the Blackhearts have been added to the Sea. Hear. Now. Festival  in Asbury Park. Jett will join previously announced headliners The Dave Matthews Band and The Lumineers playing on three stages on and off the beach just north of Convention Hall. Sea Hear Now Beach Festival Coming to Asbury Park Also joining the packed lineup: The…

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Happy Birthday Neal Schon–Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott, Sammy Hagar, Zakk Wylde and More Honor Journey Guitarist

By Michele Amabile | February 27, 2019

Journey founder Neal Schon turns 65 today (Feb. 27), and his rocker friends are making him feel special. Schon was surprised backstage by his wife, Michaele, last weekend at a recent gig for his recent project, “Journey Through Time.” It took a coordinated effort, but Michaele managed to get Def Leppard‘s Joe Elliott, Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Gregg Rolie, Zakk Wylde, Journey drummer Deen Castronovo and Steve Vai to wish…

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Don Brewer of Grand Funk Railroad to ‘Bring 50 Years of Funk’ to The Tropicana Saturday Night (March 2) (Interview)

By Michele Amabile | February 27, 2019

Grand Funk Railroad is celebrating its 50 year anniversary, and drummer Don Brewer is celebrating with a 45-date tour–“50 Years of Funk.” “Maybe we’ll shoot for 50 to celebrate 50 years of funk,” Brewer tells 1071 The Boss midday jock Michele Amabile. Grand Funk Railroad is coming to our town –specifically The Tropicana Showroom  at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic…

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David Crosby, Cameron Crowe, The Farrelly Brothers to Appear at the Asbury Park Music and Film Festival

By Michele Amabile | February 26, 2019

The stars are aligning for the Asbury Park Music Festival with Almost Famous director Cameron Crowe and David Crosby front and center for a Q and A session on April 27 at the Paramount Theatre. Crosby and Crowe will be presenting the new documentary: David Crosby: Remember My Name at 7 p.m. Crowe was a co-producer on the film. Also appearing…

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Aerosmith Announces ‘Deuces are Wild’ Dates at Borgata

By Michele Amabile | February 26, 2019

Aerosmith fans, it’s time to get your (credit) cards out: the band is taking its Deuces are Wild residency to Atlantic City. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers are coming to the Borgata in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on August 16 and 18, the band announced today. If you feel like taking an East Coast road trip, the band…

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Heart to Reunite at Love Rocks NYC! Benefit in New York City

By Michele Amabile | February 26, 2019

Good news Heart fans: Ann and Nancy Wilson are set to reunite next Friday (March 7) at the third annual Love Rocks NYC! benefit at the Beacon Theatre. The last time the Wilson sisters took the stage together was in October, 2016. Heart will tour this summer on their previously announced Love Alive tour, featuring Joan Jett and the Blackhearts,…

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Queen + Adam Lambert Announce ABC Documentary

By Michele Amabile | February 25, 2019

After opening the Oscars, what is Queen + Adam Lambert going to do for an encore? Lambert took to Twitter today (Feb. 25) to announce that the group will be featured in a new ABC documentary special, The Show Must Go On–The Queen + Adam Lambert Story. The show is set to air April 29, he wrote. “So excited about…

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The Eagles ‘Greatest Hits’ Reaches the No. 1 Best-Selling Status of All-Time

By Michele Amabile | February 25, 2019

The Eagles have taken it to the limit, with their Greatest Hits CD now certified by the RIAA (Recording Association of America) as the #1 best-selling United States Album of all time. “We are grateful for our families, our management, our crew, the people at radio and, most of all, the loyal fans who have stuck with us through the…

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Watch Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Perform ‘Tiny Dancer’ at Oscar Party (Video)

By Michele Amabile | February 25, 2019

Elton John pulled out all the stops at his 27th annual Oscar Viewing Party, held Sunday night (Feb. 24) at West Hollywood Park in Los Angeles. The annual soiree–which raised more than $6 million dollars for the global effort to end AIDs–including a special performance between John and actor Taron Egerton, who is set to portray the entertainer in the forthcoming…

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Rami Malek wins Best Actor for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ at Academy Awards (Video)

By Michele Amabile | February 24, 2019

Rami Malek is a champion tonight! Malek–a first time Oscar nominee—took home the award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. The win capped an awards show winning streak, as Malek already won the award at the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild, and BAFTA Awards. Queen + Adam Lambert Will Rock The…

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