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Billy Joel Is A Married Man - Again
Singer and "Piano Man" Billy Joel wed Alexis Roderick in an intimate ceremony on Saturday, July 4, at his estate in Long Island, New York. The couple -- who have been together since 2009 and are expecting their first child together, a baby girl, this...
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Ex-Deep Purple Guitarist Ritchie Blackmore To Play Rock Music Again?
Former Deep Purple and Rainbow guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore is contemplating a return to his rock roots for several shows in 2016. Blackmore, 70, quit rock and roll in 1997 to form a medieval folk band called Blackmore's Night with...
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5 Questions with Guitarist Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson, Jeff Beck)
School of Rock took over Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI on June 27-28 when more than 30 SoR bands performed on five stages. As part of the experience, recording artists such as Earl Slick (David Bowie), Metal Mike (Rob Halford) and Jennifer Batten (Michael...
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Toad The Wet Sprocket, Smash Mouth and Tonic (Concert Review)
It happens to every band. It happens to every singer. Sooner or later, you become a nostalgia act. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but the music industry has a way of pushing older acts aside to make room for the fresh, newer than new...
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AC/DC's Back Catalog Now On Spotify
Three years after AC/DC decided to put its catalog on iTunes, the band is finally headed to Spotify. AC/DC's music became globally available on the digital music service this Tuesday, June 30, although the band haven't commented publicly on...
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Joni Mitchell Suffered Aneurysm, Full Recovery Expected
In a new statement released to Joni Mitchell's official website, the singer's conservator Leslie Morris confirms that Mitchell suffered an aneurysm but denies singer David Crosby's comments that "she is not speaking yet." "Joni did in fact...
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Aerosmith Drummer Joey Kramer Talks Coffee
Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer recently appeared on the CNBC show "The Halftime Report" to talk about his new line of coffee Rockin' & Roastin'. The video interview can be seen below and Kramer's coffee can be purchased HERE: (Photo by...
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Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo Charged With Rape
According to TMZ, Journey drummer Deen Castronovo has been charged with rape. Castronovo had been arrested earlier this month for domestic violence related charges involving his wife, but now the D.A. has added new charges - rape, sexual abuse,...
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The Grateful Dead To Film Final Concerts
The Grateful Dead will record next month’s Fare Thee Well shows for a live package to be issued on November 20.  The band will perform three concerts at Chicago's Soldier Field on July 3, 4 and 5. A standard "Best Of'’...
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Operation: Mindcrime Release Sounds Samples From "The Key" (Audio)
Former Queensryche vocalist Geoff Tate has released audio sound samples from his new band Operation: Mindcrime. The album The Key will be released September 18, 2015 on Frontiers Records. After parting company with Queensryche a few years ago,...
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Neil Young


Red Rocks Amphitheatre
July 8 & 9, 2015
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Aerosmith


July 22, 2015
Cheyenne Frontier Days
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Jackson Browne


Tue, Aug 18, 2015, 7:30PM
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
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Dave Matthews Band


Fiddler’s Green
Fri. Aug. 28 & Sat., Aug. 29, 2015 at 7:00PM
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DEF LEPPARD w/ Styx & Tesla


Sat., Sept. 26th, 7:00PM
Pepsi Center
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