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  • If the Mayan calendar means it's over, here's where celebs would head

    If the Mayan calendar means it's over, here's where celebs would head
    The Mayan calendar ends a 5,126-year cycle on Dec. 21, 2012. That might not mean a thing. Or it could signal the end of the world. There's a lot of leeway here. For the sake of this story, let's assume that this is it. Those know-it-all Mayans had it...
  • FloriDUH: Willie Nelson fan wouldn't take no for an answer

    Mamas don't let your babies grow up to be jailbirds. Gina Julian, 45, a good-hearted woman and Wille Nelson fan from Daytona Beach, was arrested for breaking through security lines as Nelson was getting off his tour bus at a Fort Pierce theater,...
  • Keeping things quiet

    Keeping things quiet
    On paper, singer-songwriter Lisa Finnie seems like one more soft-strumming aspirant in that voluminous coven of often less-than-engaging soul-bearing sisters, but in performance, the Pasadena native gently conjures a mixture of lush atmospherics and...
  • Chipotle's factory farming ad steals Grammys spotlight

    Chipotle's factory farming ad steals Grammys spotlight
    Some Twitter users watching the Grammys last night declared that it brought tears to their eyes. I'm not talking about the tribute to Whitney Houston, but rather a 2-minute ad sandwiched in between two Grammy segments. Titled “Back to the Start&...
  • Willie Nelson to play Ferguson Center May 18, tickets on sale March 2

    Willie Nelson to play Ferguson Center May 18, tickets on sale March 2
    Country music legend Willie Nelson will bring his honeyed voice and battered guitar to Newport News in May, promoters announced Friday. Nelson will play the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on May 18. Tickets -- which range in price from...
  • Billy Strange dies at 81; guitarist, arranger for Presley, Nancy Sinatra

    Billy Strange dies at 81; guitarist, arranger for Presley, Nancy Sinatra
    Guitarist Billy Strange once took the kind of phone call that thousands of musicians receive only in their best and wildest dreams. "I was staying at a hotel in Nashville in 1965 when my telephone rang and this unmistakable voice said, 'Billy, this is...
  • Concerts announced Monday include Steve Winwood, Merle Haggard, Lunatic Luau

    Concerts announced Monday include Steve Winwood, Merle Haggard, Lunatic Luau
    It's been a happy Monday when it comes to concert announcements. It's starting to look like a logjam has been broken. Live Nation and WNOR-FM (98.7) said that the Lunatic Luau hard rock festival will return May 4 with a lineup including Shinedown and...
  • Concert Goers Try To Stay Cool At Willie Nelson Picnic

    Concert Goers Try To Stay Cool At Willie Nelson Picnic
    Another hot day in the Metroplex, and thousands spent it outside in the sun at Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic. Nelson wouldn't have had it any other way on Monday, with good music, cold beer and a bright sun shining over the Fort Worth Stockyards....
  • Mixtape Friday for July 22

    Tommy 1. Short But Sweet - Method of Destruction 2. Collatoral Damage - Brutal Truth 3. Ballad of Dio - Method of Destruction 4. Napalm Death - The Kill 5. Hell Awaits - Slayer Robert 1. Tush - ZZ Top 2. Highway Star - Deep Purple 3. Venus Mars & Rock...
  • Rock the Rapids To Kick Off Monday

    Rock the Rapids To Kick Off Monday
    Friday night the ribbon was cut and crews were beginning construction for Rock the Rapids, a concert event that begins Monday in downtown Grand Rapids. Two stages will be set up south of the Van Andel Arena. One stage is going to be for acts like Lynyrd...
  • Hal David dies at 91; songwriting partner of Burt Bacharach

    Hal David dies at 91; songwriting partner of Burt Bacharach
    Hal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of enduringly memorable hits in the 1960s and early '70s, including "Walk On By," "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and the Oscar-...
  • Ag Hall of Fame Honors Willie Nelson

    Ag Hall of Fame Honors Willie Nelson
    The Farm Aid concert is in Kansas for the first time in its 26 year history. On Saturday, The National Agriculture Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, Kan. inducted Willie Nelson as its newest member. The special presentation was made where the concert is...