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Celebrate Steve Nicks’ Birthday This Saturday on AXS TV

By Michele Amabile | May 23, 2018

Stevie Nicks is turning 70 this Saturday (May 26), and AXS TV is celebrating the birthday girl with a full schedule of specials concentrating on her career with Fleetwood Mac as well as her solo work. The “Saturday Stack” of  your Nicks fix begins at 1 p.m.  with a screening of the Classic Albums documentary about the making of Fleetwood Mac’s landmark…

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Watch Steve Perry Surprise Contestant on ‘American Idol’

By Michele Amabile | May 21, 2018

Former Journey front man Steve Perry made a surprise appearance last night on the ABC reboot of American Idol to praise top three contestant Gabby Barrett on her performance of the classic Journey hit, “Don’t Stop Believin.’” Judge Katy Perry was speechless seeing him in the audience, deferring that the Journey icon “should be the one to give the critique.”…

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U2 Picks up Two Billboard Music Awards

By Michele Amabile | May 20, 2018

Congratulations to U2! The band already picked up an award for Top Touring Artist at the Billboard Music Awards. U2’s 2017 trek celebrating the 30th Anniversary of “The Joshua Tree” was announced ahead of the Sunday night NBC broadcast of the BBMAs earlier today (May 21). The band bested nominees Guns N’Roses, Coldplay, Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran. The band…

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Watch Sammy Hagar Take a Road Trip with Paul Rodgers and Todd Rundgren

By Michele Amabile | May 18, 2018

This Sunday night (May 20), Paul Rodgers from Bad Company and Todd Rundgren will both be the special guests on Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar. In two teaser clips released by AXS TV, Hagar introduces both artists as they perform on the 2018 Rock Legends cruise, including a performance of Rodgers rocking Bad Company’s “Rock and Roll…

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Which VIPs Came to See U2 in L.A.? 1071 The Boss Knows!

By Michele Amabile | May 17, 2018

If you’re a celebrity, it’s good to be a U2 fan. The VIP area at U2’s show is Los Angeles was packed with stars, according to a 107.1 The Boss source. Who was enjoying the scenery and free food and drinks? Check out this list: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Jon Lovitz, Sean Penn, Mark Wahlberg, Brad Wilk, Tom Morello, Juliette Lewis, Chad Smith,…

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Sir Elton John Royal Wedding Bound as Vegas Residency Wraps

By Michele Amabile | May 17, 2018

Elton John is reportedly attending the Royal Wedding this weekend. No word on if he is performing–or taking his red piano with him. Elton and his piano are playing the very last show tonight (May 17) in Las Vegas before embarking on his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour this September. Elton and his “Million Dollar Piano” residency has entertained audiences…

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Class of 2018: David Bowie’s Daughter Graduates High School

By Michele Amabile | May 16, 2018

It’s official: David Bowie‘s daughter, Alexandria “Lexi” Jones, is now a high school graduate! Lexi’s mom, supermodel Iman, made the happy announcement on her Instagram account, writing, “We’re so thrilled that Lexi is officially a high school graduate!!!…Proud Mama! #LexiLove” Lexi also took to Instagram to celebrate with her classmates, writing, “Never thought I’d be ever be graduating but the day has come and I’m…

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Boston to Make an Appearance–Sort Of–on ABC’s ‘The Goldbergs’

By Michele Amabile | May 15, 2018

The finale for ABC’s The Goldbergs is Wednesday night (May 16) and 107.1 The BOSS listeners will hear a familiar tune, as Boston’s classic “More Than a Feeling” will play a key role in the plot. The episode features the teenage character Erica Goldberg, portrayed by Hayley Orrantia, and her band performing “More than a Feeling” at their school prom. In…

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Queen Biopic Drops New Trailer for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

By Michele Amabile | May 15, 2018

Queen fans are getting a first look at the trailer for “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the biopic starring Rami Malek as the late Freddie Mercury. The film offers a look at  the meteoric rise of the band, their near-implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads…

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Introducing: The Count Basie Center for the Arts

By Michele Amabile | May 15, 2018

The Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank has a new name–The Count Basie Center for the Arts. Yesterday (May 16), the venue–which is now in the midst of a $26 million expansion–announced the news, with President and CEO Adam Philipson pledging continuing the legacy of William James “Count” Basie and support for arts, education, and community involvement. “For 34 years,…

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