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The Smithereens Pay Homage to The Beatles With Lost Recordings

By Michele Amabile | July 6, 2020

Just in time for Ringo Starr’s birthday week celebrations, The Smithereens have released a lost gem with back-to-back Beatles classics. The New Jersey Hall of famers today (July 6) released a 45 RPM of The…

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Ringo Starr Birthday Celebration: How You Can Watch

By Michele Amabile | July 6, 2020

If you want to celebrate Ringo Starr’s birthday celebration tomorrow (July 7), but somehow can’t access YouTube, there is another way to join in the fun.  Ringo’s Big Birthday Show will be broadcast on AXS TV…

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Ringo Starr Announces Virtual Birthday Concert

By Michele Amabile | July 1, 2020

Ringo Starr will ring in his 80th birthday with a little help from his friends-including Beatles band mate Paul McCartney–with a YouTube concert celebration on July 7. The show will include appearances by  Sheryl Crow,…

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Drive-In Live Announces Two More Shows with Almost Queen and Iliza Schlesinger

By Michele Amabile | June 29, 2020

Hot on the heels of two sold-out events with Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes and comedian Jim Gaffigan, The nonprofit Count Basie Center for the Arts will present two more shows with Almost Queen…

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Six Flags to Open July 3

By Michele Amabile | June 24, 2020

It’s official coaster fans! Six Flags Great Adventure is set to open on July 3, with an announcement about Hurricane Harbor set for a future date, the park said today. In accordance with Governor Phil…

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Michael Des Barres Talks New Documentary, Sex Pistols Cover, and Playing a Killer on 1071 The Boss

By Michele Amabile | June 24, 2020

On July 13, 1985, Michael Des Barres took the stage in Philadelphia facing the largest televised audience ever to front The Power Station, a super group which included Duran Duran members Andy and John Taylor,…

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Def Leppard, Motley Announce New Stadium Dates For 2021

By Michele Amabile | June 18, 2020

Ready for some good news? The Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Poison and Joan Jett tour is back on for 2021. The group shared the new dates today on social media, including a rescheduled show at…

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Wish Ringo Starr Peace and Love on His Birthday–Personally

By Michele Amabile | June 16, 2020

Ringo Starr’s 80th birthday is coming up on July 7, and this year the iconic Beatle drummer is giving fans a chance to score a cool present. One lucky winner will have the opportunity to…

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Beatles “Get Back” Documentary Delayed

By Michele Amabile | June 15, 2020

Bad news for Beatles fans hoping to get an alternate look at The Beatles Let It Be recording sessions–the documentary won’t be released until late next summer.  Peter Jackson‘s much-anticipated Beatles documentary, The Beatles: Get Back, had been…

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Metallica Announces New Online Series

By Michele Amabile | June 11, 2020

The country may be opening up, but Metallica is still practicing social distancing with the unveiling of new virtual content coming to a computer near you. The heavy metal titans will kick off a new…

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