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Queen Musical Coming to the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden (Video)

By Michele Amabile | April 9, 2019

We Will Rock You, the Musical by Queen and Ben Elton, will be heading out for a North American tour this fall, which includes a four-night stop at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. The musical–which hits the road Sept. 3–will debut Nov. 14 at The theater for a run through Nov. 17, The Garden announced. “While We Will…

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Mick Jagger Lucky to Be Alive, Says Brother

By Michele Amabile | April 9, 2019

Mick Jagger is lucky to be alive, according to his younger brother, Chris. Chris tells a British publication that his famous brother’s heart valve condition was discovered during a routine checkup. The doctors discovered it when “just showed up on a scan so it could happen to anybody.” The surgery –“doctors were able to access Jagger’s heart valve through his…

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Fleetwood Mac Cancel Jazz Fest Appearance

By Michele Amabile | April 8, 2019

No sooner was it announced that Fleetwood Mac would be replacing The Rolling Stones at Jazz Fest in New Orleans comes the news that the band has canceled the appearance. The reason: Stevie Nicks has the flu.The group has already postponed shows in Philadelphia and Boston due to her illness, it was confirmed. “As an update to previous Fleetwood Mac…

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Aerosmith ‘Deuces Are Wild’ Residency Opens in Las Vegas (Video)

By Michele Amabile | April 8, 2019

Aerosmith kicked off their Deuces are Wild residency in Las Vegas Saturday night (April 6) at the Park MGM’s Park Theater. The 16-song set reflects back on the Boston band’s work in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, and is preceded by a half-hour long documentary featuring interviews with the group. The residency will run though July 9 in Vegas, with…

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Watch Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo Mentor Duets on ‘American Idol’ (Video)

By Michele Amabile | April 8, 2019

American Idol viewers were treated to two performances by Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, as they mentored two contestants on the Sunday night (April 7) duets episode of the ABC program. Rock’s cutest couple joined competing Idols Kate Barnette and Madison Vanderberg for duets of “Heartbreaker” and “We Belong,” with varying results. For “Heartbreaker,” Benatar advised Barnette–who only knew of…

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Watch Joan Jett Perform Ronda Rousey’s Theme Song at Wrestlemania 35 (Video)

By Michele Amabile | April 8, 2019

Wrestlemania made history Sunday (April 7) at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ with the first ever women’s main event, and Joan Jett was on hand to celebrate the occasion. Jett’s song, “Bad Reputation,” has long been the anthem for pro-wrestler “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey, so for the big event, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was there in the…

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Guns N’ Roses Announce Festival Appearance; Slash’s Ex-Wife to Auction Off Artifacts of Marriage

By Michele Amabile | April 5, 2019

Well, that was a brief hiatus. Guns N’ Roses are set to take the stage again at the Louder Than Life festival in Louisville in September. The festival is set for Sept. 27-29 at at the Kentucky Exposition Center’s Highland Festival Grounds. “There are only a handful of bands through the years whose music not only resonates with fans, but changes…

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Seaside Heights Historic Casino Pier Carousel to take its Final Ride

By Michele Amabile | April 5, 2019

After this weekend, a piece of our childhood will be gone forever as we sadly say goodbye to the historic Casino Pier Carousel. Built in 1910, the eventually made its way to the Seaside Heights Boardwalk during the Great Depression. The antique Dentzel/Looff carousel was acquired from Casino Pier in 2017 with the intent to refurbish and relocate it into…

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Wonder Bar Announces 2019 Yappy Hour Schedule

By Michele Amabile | April 5, 2019

The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park is kicking off the summer season a little early with the grand opening of its most popular event: Yappy Hour! Grab your best friend and head out tomorrow (April 6) from Noon until 7 p.m. at the Wonder Bar’s outdoor Yappy Deck (1213 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park). The Yappy Hour’s grand opening is open…

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Ozzy Osbourne Update: No More Tour Dates Until 2020

By Michele Amabile | April 4, 2019

Ozzy Osbourne will postpone all of his 2019 tour dates until next year, he announced this morning. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee is recovering “from an injury sustained while dealing with his recent bout of pneumonia,” the statement reads, and will postpone all North American and European dates (including his June 11 show at Madison Square Garden),…

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