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Melissa Etheridge Celebrates Kansas City Chiefs Victory with New Song (Listen)

By Michele Amabile | January 20, 2020

Kansas girl Melissa Etheridge is celebrating her beloved Kansas City Chiefs journey to the Super Bowl with the release of a new song: “Chiefs Are Going to the Super Bowl,” on the Dan Patrick Show podcast. The Chiefs were victorious over the Tennessee Titans this weekend, winning the AFC Championship Game with a 35-24 score. It is the franchise’s first…

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Stevie Nicks Announced For New York Governors Ball

By Michele Amabile | January 16, 2020

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Stevie Nicks has been tapped to perform at the 1oth Annual Governors Ball in New York, it was announced today. The festival will take place Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 7 at Randall’s Island Park. Also on the bill:  lineup for its 10th annual festival, and it’s a wide mix of styles, genres…

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Kansas Lead Singer Ronnie Platt on 1071 The Boss Summer Bash: “We Can’t Wait” (Audio)

By Michele Amabile | January 16, 2020

Kansas is coming to the PNC Bank Arts Center on August 22 this summer with Foreigner and Europe as part of the 1071 The Boss Summer Bash, and lead singer Ronnie Platt will celebrate by hitting a milestone. Platt–who joined Kansas in 2014 after Kansas singer Steve Walsh retired–has so far performed 460 shows with the band, and will hit…

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Steely Dan and Steve Winwood Announce PNC Bank Arts Center Tour Date

By Michele Amabile | January 15, 2020

Steely Dan and Steve Winwood are going on tour this summer, with a stop at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel on July 10. The 23-date Earth After Hours tour will visit outdoor venues including Seattle, Toronto, Los Angeles, and more. Citi is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to…

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Bon Jovi Announces 2020 Tour with Bryan Adams at Prudential Center and MSG

By Michele Amabile | January 15, 2020

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Bon Jovi are hitting the road in 2020 in support of their forthcoming album, Bon Jovi 2020, with shows at the Prudential Center in Newark and Madison Square Garden.  The tour includes special guest, Bryan Adams. The tour lands at the Prudential Center on July 14, followed by back-to-back dates July 27 and 28…

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Doobie Brothers, Depeche Mode, NIN Among 2020 Rock Hall Inductees

By Michele Amabile | January 15, 2020

The Doobie Brothers, Depeche Mode, Whitney Houston,  Nine Inch Nails,  The Notorious B.I.G. and T.Rex will all be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of  2020 inductees, the organization announced this morning.  The ceremony will take place at the public auditorium in Cleveland on May 2. It will be broadcast live on HBO. Receiving the Ahmet…

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Bruce Springsteen’s Son, Sam, Officially Sworn in as Jersey City Fireman

By Michele Amabile | January 14, 2020

Congratulations to Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa, who are celebrating the success of their son, Sam, who was one of 15 new Jersey City firefighters sworn in this morning (Jan. 14) at City Hall. “It was a long road, and he was very dedicated,” Bruce Springsteen said to reporters at the Court House. ” … We’re just excited for him…

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Pearl Jam Announces MSG Tour Date; New Album

By Michele Amabile | January 13, 2020

Pearl Jam will release a new album, Gigaton, in 2020, and will spend the first half of the year on the road promoting it on tour, with a stop at Madison Square Garden on March 30, the band announced today. Gigaton arrives March 27, with a new single, “Dance of the Clairvoyants,” set for release. View this post on Instagram…

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Foreigner to Headline 1071 The Boss Summer Bash at PNC Bank Arts Center

By Michele Amabile | January 13, 2020

Foreigner, Kansas, and Europe are set to rock the 1071 The Boss Summer Bash at the PNC Bank Arts Center on August 22, 1071 The Boss afternoon jock Jeff Rafter announced this morning. “Is everybody ready to rock?” said bassist Jeff Pilson, who called in to talk to 1071 The Boss mid-day host Michele Amabile about the band’s Jukebox Heroes…

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Asbury Lanes to Hold Benefit to Combat Australian Brushfires

By Michele Amabile | January 10, 2020

Asbury Park will transform into “Aus-Bury Park” this Sunday (Jan. 12) at Asbury Lanes, as the local community will band together to help the  Australian Red Cross fight the devastating brushfires across Australia. “Greetings from Aus-bury Park,” which begins at 3 p.m., will be an afternoon filled with traditional Australian food and games accompanied by live music, local DJs, and…

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