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Nils Lofgren Reveals Details of New Bruce Springsteen Album

By Michele Amabile | July 9, 2020

E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren recently made a virtual appearance as part of Monmouth University’s new online series, What’s Up on E Street? from The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for Music . When asked about the…

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New Bruce Springsteen Online Series Features E Street Keyboardist, Roy Bittan

By Michele Amabile | July 8, 2020

The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University in West Long Branch has launched a new online series, What’s Up on E Street?, and the second episode set for July 14…

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Watch Nancy Wilson Pay Homage to Bruce Springsteen with Quarantine Version of “The Rising” (Video)

By Michele Amabile | July 8, 2020

Everyone knows that Heart’s Nancy Wilson can shred on guitar, and she has the voice of an angel, as evidenced in the song “These Dreams.” Now, Wilson is giving fans another gift with a virtual…

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Tommy Shaw Celebrates 43rd Anniversary of “The Grand Illusion” With Quarantine Video (Watch)

By Michele Amabile | July 7, 2020

It’s the 43rd Anniversary of the Styx album, “The Grand Illusion,” and guitarist Tommy Shaw is celebrating with the release of a quarantine version of the song, “Fooling Yourself, assisted by the Cleveland’s Contemporary Youth…

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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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