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How I Got Lucky at 54 Below in NYC

Giada Valenti | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Giada Valenti

Next week, June 25 I will perform again at the renowned supper club 54 Below in New York City. It has become a very special place for me, as last year I got very lucky there. So much that it changed my life. It is also a story of never, never give up.

Run the Jewels Deliver a Blockbuster Closing Night to Northside Festival

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.16.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

For just over an hour, Run the Jewels weren't just playing just another show, they weren't playing just another festival, they were playing to the hearts and minds of the crowd that braved the wind and rain during their set and the heat waiting for them to arrive.

An Open Letter to Taylor Swift

Meredith Masony | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment
Meredith Masony

Let me begin by saying that, I do in fact understand that I am a 34-year-old mother of 3. I am also a huge Taylor Swift fan.

U2's Innocence + Experience Tour in Los Angeles

Lindsey Best | Posted 05.29.2015 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

Tuesday night U2 brought their new Innocence + Experience tour to Los Angeles for the first of five shows at the Forum.

Nick Gerlach From Turbo Suit is Really as Awesome as He Seems

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 05.28.2015 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

If you haven't heard of Turbo Suit yet you're in luck. Today's a new day and the perfect day to discover some new music. Turbo Suit is a vibrant voice in live electronic music.

Pixies Slice Up Eyeballs at the Beacon Theater

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.27.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

While the band utilized every nook and cranny of acoustics inside the theater, it was sometimes sloppy and sometimes brilliant as they plugged through their vast catalog.

The Rolling Stones: Zip Code Tour Opener in San Diego [PHOTOS]

Lindsey Best | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

Over Memorial Day weekend The Rolling Stones opened their Zip Code tour by delivering an extraordinarily energy packed set to a sold out crowd in Petco Park, San Diego, CA. Gary Clark, Jr. opened.

Mackintosh Braun on Grey's Anatomy, Hall & Oates and a Beer Sesh with Larry David

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)

Top Hip-Hop Artist Brings Awareness to the Killing Fields

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Lauren Kruczyk

With lyrics in Khmer and English and a focus on Killing Fields era legacies, Khmer American rapper praCh Ly's first album, Dalama, was not only credited with introducing hip-hop to Cambodia--it introduced this history to a new generation largely unaware of its genocidal past.

The Young Guns on Touring, Thailand and Beer with Ricky Gervais

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet the Young Guns, an English rock band whose sound has been described as "the Killers meets The Academy Is..." With a history that includes a no. ...

Get Ready for the Sound of Kaleo

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.01.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Haven't heard of Kaleo? Listen to "All the Pretty Girls" and you'll have 'em on repeat.

Penn Badgley on MOTHXR: "We Earn No Money Right Now"

Nora Oravecz | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Nora Oravecz

Cool vibes, cool venue, down-to-earth guys -- that's how I could describe the night when I met with the band called, MOTHXR. I wish I could meet with some more bands who are like them.

Coachella 2015: Up Close

Lindsey Best | Posted 06.15.2015 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

Every year Coachella goers expect a substantial line-up that offers at least a little bit for everybody, and this year was no exception.

Festival Must-Haves for Your Makeup Bag

Napoleon Perdis | Posted 06.06.2015 | Style
Napoleon Perdis

Whether you're heading to Coachella this weekend or planning to attend a different multi-day event this summer, you'll need long-lasting, multi-purpose products to get you through the scorching heat.

MisterWives Brings Their Tour Home

DeShaun Craddock | Posted 06.01.2015 | Entertainment
DeShaun Craddock

Last night, I spent some time at Bowery Ballroom and caught MisterWives' Our Own House Tour. The tour, which kicked off this past February, finally ma...

Positive Thinking: The Key to Parmalee's Wild Ride

Daleen Berry | Posted 03.28.2015 | Entertainment
Daleen Berry

Parmalee has had a wild ride over the last four years, one that almost didn't happen, after the Thomas brothers became victims of an attempted robbery in September 2010. "They had me at gunpoint and they fired on us," Matt said, "and Scott was basically just protecting (us)."

'Country Nation World Tour' Kicks Off in Morgantown, W.Va.

Daleen Berry | Posted 03.24.2015 | Entertainment
Daleen Berry

Paisley is a West Virginian through and through, and is definitely proud of being from this region of Appalachia. He kicked off the final leg of his "Country Nation World Tour" at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, W.Va.

Growing Up Gay With Britney Spears

Weston Ashley | Posted 03.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Weston Ashley

Britney was there for me when my father and stepmother sent me to rehab for being too gay. Her personal struggles before and after the ensuing years helped me as I readjusted back to school and into college. I didn't care if she shaved her head. I just wanted her to be okay and yes, just wished everyone would leave her alone.

Finishing One Year and Starting Another With The Hold Steady

Salvatore Bono | Posted 03.03.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Australia may be the first country to ring in a New Year but New York will always be the epicenter of New Year's Eve festivities. If you want to struggle in Times Square and wait like cattle going to slaughter and pack in the cold to watch the ball drop or go to an expensive club or bar.

New Years Eve Partying With Andrew W.K.

Paul R. Byrne | Posted 02.28.2015 | Entertainment
Paul R. Byrne

Though he would never tell you exactly how to party, Andrew W.K. was kind enough to share his very professional opinion on what people can do wherever they are, to maximize every element of their night. Here they are, in all their glory.

After Topinka, who will keep Illinois politicians honest?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.22.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Illinois government still is experiencing a void where the late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka's frank voice used to be. Reboot Illinois' Madeleine Dou...

Ryan Adams, Conor Oberst, and David Gray Perform at VPAC for KCSN's Benefit Show

Lindsey Best | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

On Friday night three artists who all rightfully could have headlined such a show came together to play a benefit for the beloved CSUN radio station KCSN 88.5 Los Angeles.

25th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at the Forum - Night 2

Lindsey Best | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

This last weekend KROQ brought their 25th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas to the newly renovated Forum.

On With the Show Tunes: A Refueled Fleetwood Mac Truck Delivers Again

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.14.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Putting on a show to match the grandeur and longevity of Fleetwood Mac is a massive undertaking, but Stevie Nicks needed just a minute to personalize it for the crowd of mostly Coloradans in the sold-out Pepsi Center on Dec. 12, 2014.

Yusuf Islam Brings Peace Train Back To U.S.

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.03.2014 | Religion

Legendary folk-rock star Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens, is bringing his peace train back to America. Yusuf will kick off the United St...