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America's Poet Laureate Maya Angelou has passed away at the age of 86. According to the site, the poet died last night, May 27th (more...)


Dave Chappelle to Bring The Roots, Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae & More to Radio City Music HallDave Chappelle to Bring The Roots, Erykah Badu, Janelle Monae & More to Radio City Music Hall
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After selling out five consecutive comedy shows within minutes of announcement, DAVE CHAPPELLE and Live Nation have added three additional shows to feature CHAPPELLE along with several music guests pl... (more...)


Dave Chappelle to Bring The Roots, Busta Rhymes, Janelle Monae and More to Radio City Music Hall, 6/24-26Dave Chappelle to Bring The Roots, Busta Rhymes, Janelle Monae and More to Radio City Music Hall, 6/24-26
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After selling out five consecutive comedy shows within minutes of announcement, Dave Chappelle and Live Nation have added three additional shows to feature Chappelle along with several music guests pl... (more...)


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VIDEO: Rascal Flatts Perform 'Rewind' on TONIGHT SHOWVIDEO: Rascal Flatts Perform 'Rewind' on TONIGHT SHOW
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Music guest Rascal Flatts performed the single, 'Rewind' for The Tonight Show audience on NBC. Check out the appearance below! (more...)


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Elvis Costello will take the stage solo at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday, June 28 to perform songs from his entire career. (more...)


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Australian roots-rock and jam band John Butler Trio will be appearing alongside the self-described "hippie with soul" R&B singer Allen Stone. (more...)


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The 5th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival will take place at the historic Monterey County Fairgrounds this weekend, May 23-25, 2014. This year's impressive lineup combines the best talen... (more...)


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Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming shows, today, May 21 through June 1, 2014. Details below! (more...)


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