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SZA Announces Huge North American Tour in Support of Debut Album

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Rising star, SZA is an R&B songtress who just announced a huge North American tour in support of her debut album, “Ctrl.”  The 44 date tour will kick off Aug. 16 in Richmond, VA and will wrap up Dec. 17 in St. Louis, MO and will stop in Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, Las Vegas, Seattle, Los Angeles, Dallas, Miami, Atlanta...


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2 Chainz announces ‘Pretty Girls Like Trap Music’ tour

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Rap fans are in for a treat, 2 Chainz just announced that he will be heading out on a huge tour later this summer with his Trap Choir of backup singers.  The tour is dubbed the “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music” tour and will kick off June 25 in Los Angeles, CA and will wrap up Sept. 22 in Las...


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2017 Ravinia Festival Line Up

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It’s almost spring/summer in Chicagoland and a few things everyone must do before summer ends: go to a Cubs game, hang out at the lakefront, grab a drink in a beer garden on a Saturday afternoon and pack a picnic for a day at Ravinia Festival.  Ravinia Festival is the oldest outdoor festival in the United States and takes place...


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2016 Was A Rough Year for Musicians: A look back

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Ugh, it has been a year.  A horrible, no good, bad news bears kind of year.  There were a lot, a lot, of very talented, beloved musicians who died this year.  Notably, the biggest were David Bowie, Prince,  Glenn Frey, Meryl Haggard,  and just a few days ago, George Michael.  It’s been a tough year. Check out the full list...


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Golden State Warriors Take on Cleveland Cavaliers for Round 2 in NBA Finals

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The NBA season is wrapping up, but not before some major excitement. Round 2 of the NBA Finals is about to kick off.  The match up between The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers is the stuff of dreams.  Lebron James will be battling against Steph Curry, 2 of the the greatest shooters of our age.  Each had record-setting...


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2016 Bonnaroo Finally Releases Line Up

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Bonnaroo is one of the biggest festivals out there.  Their line up in always legendary.  This year, Bonnaroo takes place June 9 -12th in Manchester, TN.  The headlining acts for the festival are LCD Soundsystem (June 10), Pearl Jam (June 11) and Dead & Company on June 12.  This year mark’s the 15th anniversary of the festival. There will be...


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Pierce the Veil Announces Misadventures Tour

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If I may be blunt, I’m not super familiar with the post-hardcore rock band, Pierce the Veil, but what I do know is that they have quite the following and their concerts are always well attended.  Now, Pierce the Veil has announced a new tour in support of their latest album, “Misadventures.”  The tour will kick off on June 5...


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AWOLNATION Plans Headlining North American Tour with Death From Above 1979

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I think AWOLNATION is such a cool, current alt. rock band.  They’re fresh off the Wintour with Fall Our Boy, and now AWOLNATION have announced that they will hit the road for their own headlining North American tour.  The tour will kick off on June 17 in Louisville, KY and will wrap up June 21 in Whites Creek, TN.  Some...


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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Plan The Unruly Mess I’ve Made Tour

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis really burst onto the scene about a year and a half ago.  Now the duo have announced another huge world tour in support of their newest album, “The Unruly Mess I’ve Made.”  The tour starts off in Europe in March and April then ventures over to North America on May 25 in Vancouver, BC and wraps...


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Top Songs From Third Week in June

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Well, the tour announcements have been in short supply lately.  Really short.  So!! Let’s chat about the top songs, as confirmed by Billboard, for this the third week of June, 2015.  Billboard compiles their list weekly, on Thursdays.  It’s based on sales, radio play and streaming online. I feel pretty good that I know most of the top 10.  Ha. ...


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