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Fifth Harmony Announces Reflection Tour

You gotta hand it to the man, Simon Cowell knows what he’s doing.  That man has found and cultivated some of the biggest pop acts in the past decade.  Emblem3, One Direction, Il Divo, the first decade or so of American Idol winners including Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood, Cher Lloyd, Alex and Sierra and the biggest girl group in...

2015 Coachella Line Up Announced

Coachella Music and Arts Festival is probably one of the biggest festivals out there.  It’s a two-weekend event that kicks off the weekend of April 10 – 12 and wraps  up April 17-19.  Every year the music festival takes over the Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA.  They have just announced the final act that will headline.  Joining Drake and...

Guster Announces New Tour

One of my personal favorite alt-rock bands, Guster, just a new winter tour to support their latest studio album, “Evermotion.”  The new album is set to be released next week on Jan. 13.  The Evermotion Tour will kick off immediately afterwards on Jan. 17 in Denver, CO.  The tour will wrap up May 2 in Portland, ME.  Some of the...

Cactus and Grapefruit League Spring Training

Well, I live in the Chicagoland area, and it has been bitterly, awfully cold the past couple days and won’t let up until next week.  I know Canadians are probably laughing at us poor Midwestern-ers, but a high of -1 degree is COLD!  All this cold has me day dreaming of warmer weather and all that comes with it, i.e....

NFL Playoff Schedule Firms Up

In today’s game, the Dallas Cowboys were behind for most of the game, but they must have had a “come to Jesus” conversation with coach after the third quarter and eventually beat the Detroit Lions 24-20.  Prior to that game, the Indianapolis Colts took out the Cincinnati Bengals 26-10.  The Colts will take on the Broncos in the Divisional round. ...

Oregon v. Ohio State in NCAA Football Championship!

Hot college football news!  After the Oregon Ducks beat the undefeated former national champs, Florida State, yesterday in a 59-20 victory at the Rose Bowl, the NCAA Football Championship line up was set!  The second-ranked Ducks will take on the fourth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes.  The Buckeyes took out Alabama in a 42-35 victory in the Sugar Bowl. Oregon Heisman Trophy...

2015 Florida Strawberry Festival

Held every year in Eastern Hillborough County, FL, the Florida Strawberry Festival is an 11-day community event.  Every year, the festival welcomes over a half million (that’s with a “M”) guests to take in the festival’s headlining entertainment, youth livestock shows, commerce exhibits and their legendary strawberry shortcake. This year, the Florida Strawberry Festival will be celebrating their 80th year...

Billboard’s Top 100 Artists of 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, Billboard.com once again publishes their Top 100 Lists of 2014.  They have Top 100 lists for nearly every facet of musical interest including; Top Artists, Top New Artists, Top Artists – Duo/Group, Top Artist – Female/Male, Hot 100 Songs, Hot 100 Artists (how this is different from Top Artists is a little beyond me),...

NFL Playoff Schedule Announced

Well, the regular season has finally come to an end.  For some teams, it’s a thankful end to a miserable season ::cough:: Chicago Bears ::cough:: wtf happened?!   For a few other teams, they’re inching closer and closer to competing in the 2014-15 season Superbowl.  Earlier today, NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, announced all of the the venue, dates and times for...

The Digitour Announces 2015 Dates

One of the coolest, new tours in awhile is setting to hit the road again in 2015.  The DigiTour Media is the world’s first social media tour.  The tour got it’s start in 2010 as a showcase for social media stars from YouTube, and later has included acts from Vine, Twitter and Instragram, in addition to mainstream pop music stars. ...