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Barack Obama, the Voice of America
President Obama visited Tennessee this week to talk some more about Obamacare. He ran into a guy at a town meeting whose real name was Davy Crockett. The President pointed out that Davy wasn't wearing a beaver cap - Davy was very nice and said...
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Uncle Sam's Crying a Little
Mark Dice is a political analyst and commentator based in San Diego. He took his microphone and camera to the beach a couple of days ago to ask average folks what we're celebrating on the Fourth of July. How very sad aresome of the...
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So That's How You Make Twins...
Thanks, Ellen Degeneres, for posting this picture. I think it can live on its own, without commentary. How about you? (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s);...
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Bruce Springsteen Jumps On Brian Wilson's Encore
So this happened. Brian Wilson was playing a concert at the PNC Banks Arts Center in New Jersey on Wednesday. In the middle of his encore, Bruce Springsteen - the King of New Jersey - popped up on stage and started singing harmony on "Barbara...
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"The Authorities Would Tell Us!"
If you're a Walking Dead fan, you by now know about the prequel series, Fear the Walking Dead. It's about the time when whatever causes humans to become zombie and start killing other humans hits the planet. AMC released another trailer for...
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Liev Schreiber Talks Voiceovers
Liev Schreiber's one of those guys you've seen in movies and liked in movies, but you can never remember his name. Yeah, he's that guy. He was on Jimmy Kimmel Live! the other night to talk about the return of his series, Ray Donovan, to...
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Thank You, Donald Trump, from America
Don't let the headline fool you. It's not the country saying thank you to the Republican presidential candidate. It's the actress. America Ferrara of Ugly Betty fame. She wrote a thank you letter to Donald Trump for all the nasty...
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Now You Can Stuff Your Own Donnie T
This one's just too funny not to share. An artist in Mexico got pretty upset with what Donald Trump had to say about his country and the country's inhabitants. So Dalton Avalos Ramirez of Reynosa, Mexico made a pinata in The Donald's...
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Heads up on Illegal FIreworks!
I wish you a Happy & Safe 4th of July Weekend! Also a legal one would be cool too! Here's a legal idea... Join MIx 94.7 for the Cedar Park 4th of July Bash w/ a Free Big Fireworks Show! ...
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So What's This, Twitterature?
Stand-up comic Kumail Nanjiani visited Conan the other night and played a game called "Tweet or Literature." The concept is based on the Library of Congress' recent revelation that it is cataloguing tweets the way it catalogues the greatest...
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Siri Gets Feisty
Aaron Paul's all over this one, and it's suddenly all the rage. The Breaking Bad star tweeted about something that seems to push Apple's digital assistant over the virtual brink. "What is zero divided by zero?" Technically,...
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The Return of Rocky
Just when you thought Rocky Balboa was down for the count, he's back. This time, he's playing the role of the crusty old trainer - the part Mickey played in Rocky's upbringing. And Rocky's trainee? The son of Apollo...
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"It's Centered on Love"
On MSNBC the other night, George Takei - best known as Ensign Sulu on the original Star Trek TV series - visited The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss marriage equality. George is a champion for gay rights, and Lawrence wanted to get...
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Hammertime, SketchShe Style
You've seen the girls of SketchShe before. It started a few months ago with their in-car rendition of "Bohemian Rhapsody." They lip-synched and acted out the song while driving along, sort of like in Wayne's World, but better. Now...
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What to Do with that Leftover Watermelon
Tomorrow's the 4th of July. There will be cookouts and gatherings, and lots of people bringing lots of food to other people's houses. Often, some people bring the same thing. So, what do you do with that extra watermelon after...
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Drink more....
WATER! Did you know July is Hydration Month?! I just found this out, whyich makes sense since it's summer time... in Texas.. HOT. This leads to de-hydration, which doesn't do a body good. As much as you might like beer and the frostly beverages...
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4th of July thought...
As pretty as Fireworks can be in the sky, they aren't Mama Earth Friendly. New studies are showing that. Also they aren't very healthy. It's suggested to watch them upwind, so you aren't getting a direct hit from the smoke/ particals they...
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What Say You on The Donald, Jon Stewart?
Okay, this one's a few days old, but well worth watching. On The Daily Show the other night, Jon Stewart was beside himself on the news that Donald Trump hadn't yet officially filed his paperwork to seal the deal on his presidential...
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Freddie Not Impressed by Kanye
Yesterday, we took a look at the abomination others called Kanye West's cover of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody." We weren't the only ones who were thinking that. Check out this amazing mashup of Freddie Mercury "reacting" to Kanye's...
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Alex Trebek Goes All Fresh Prince
On Jeopardy! the other night, the category was TV. Dollar value: $800. Clue: "In the theme to this 90's sitcom, "I pulled up to the house about 7 or 8, & I yelled to the cabbie, 'Yo, Homes, smell ya later!'" Correct answer, and sort...
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Concerts & Events

Bob Schneider


Nutty Brown Cafe & Amphitheatre
12225 Highway 290 West, ATX 
Saturday, July 4th  / directions
Doors open at 6 pm / All ages show
512-301-4648 / Tickets on sale now!

Bob Schneider is back for his annual 4th of July Bash at the Nutty Brown Cafe on the corner of Nutty Brown Rd and Hwy 290. Special guests are Wink Burcham and The Digital Wild. Wear red, white and blue and celebrate the U.S.A with Bob and a spectacular fireworks show. Get tickets  before they sell out! 

Katy Tiz on the Palm Breeze Vacay Every Day Tour!


Cedar Street Courtyard
208 W 4th St, ATX 78701
Thursday, July 9
Jay Styles / 6 pm - 9 pm

Palm Breeze & Mix 94.7 are bringing you the incredible Katy Tiz on The Palm Breeze Vacay Everyday Tour. Jay Styles will host the evening filled with fabulous music and fun. It's FREE to get in on Thursday, July 9 at the Cedar Street Courtyard from 6 pm - 9 pm. You must be 21 and up!  

Palm Breeze is a remarkably light, sparkling alcohol spritz whose two tropical flavors –Ruby Red Citrus and Pineapple Mandarin Orange –invite you to pour a glass of paradise. Palm Breeze makes any day feel like a tropical getaway, turning a girl time get-together into a Vacay Every Day. 2015 Palm Breeze Beverage Co., Chicago, IL. Palm Breeze is a Premium Malt Beverage. "Good Things Come To Those Who Wait... Don't Drink Until You Are 21®”

Rob Thomas


ACL Live @ the Moody Theater
310 Willie Nelson Blvd., ATX, 78701
Sunday, July 12th
Tickets are  on sale now.

Rob Thomas is coming back to ATX this Summer. Rob's bringing 'The Great Unknown Tour' to  ACL Live @ the Moody Theater on Sunday, July 12 w/ special guests Plain White T's. Be sure to get tickets when they go on sale Friday, April 3 before they sell out!

Rob Thomas has been one of modern music’s most compelling and commercially successful artists for well over a decade – with Matchbox Twenty and his solo work. He's had various collaborations with iconic artists like Mick Jagger, Willie Nelson and Santana/ 'Smooth' which got Rob three GRAMMY® Awards for his role as co-writer and vocalist. His tally now stands at more than 80 million albums sold worldwide. As Rob says with typical understatement, “I’m a guy who hears songs in his head, and I have to write them down, and I have to get them out. I’m just lucky enough that I can make it my life’s work.” Look out for Rob in ATX this summer!

Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa


Boys of Zummer Tour
Austin 360 Amphtitheater @ COTA
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, ATX, 78617  directions
Sunday, July 26th
Tickets are  on sale now

Multi-platinum selling artists Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa are bringing their  co- head lining tour ‘Boys of Zummer’ to the Austin 360 Amphitheater on Sunday, July 26. It’s in support of FOB’s hit album ‘American Beauty/ American Psycho’ and WK’s #1 debuting album ‘Blacc Hollywood’. American rapper, singer and hip hop artist Hoodie Allen is a special guest of the tour. Gates open at 6pm. Show is at 7pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 24 at 10am.

Shania Twain


w/ special guest Gavin DeGraw
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX 78701
Sundays, August 9th @ 7:30
Tickets on sale now.

Shania Twain's first North American tour in more than 11 years entitled ROCK THIS COUNTRY stops at the Frank Erwin Center on Aug. 9, comes hot on the heels of her hit two-year residency in Las Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Opening for her is Grammy Award nominated singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw.

Sam Smith


Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX, 78701
Saturday, August 15th
Tickets on sale now!

Sam Smith has achieved a lot at 22 years-old with his album 'In The Lonely Hour' which includes the smash hit 'Stay with Me'. Sam's work and talent was recently awarded with 4 Grammys that included wins for 'Song of the Year' and 'Record of the Year'. Sam even thanked the person responsible for the making of the album. "Thank you so much for breaking my heart because I got four Grammys." (biography.com) Sam Smith's star continues to soar, and he's bringing it to ATX!

The Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too Tour


ACL Live @ the Moody Theater
310 Willie Nelson Blvd, ATX 78701
Sunday, August 16 
Tickets on sale  now 


Colbie Caillat, Christina Perri with special guest Rachel Platten are bringing 'The Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too Tour' to ACL Live @ the Moody Theater. Grab the girls and make a night of it or have a great date night w/ your honey. This show will be a great night out for all! Get tickets while you can! 

Kelly Clarkson


Special guests: Pentatonix and Eric Hutchinson
Austin 360 Amphitheater
9201 Circuit of the America's Blvd, ATX 78617 map
Saturday, August 29th
Doors open at 6 pm/ Show at 7 pm
Tickets on sale  now. 

GRAMMY® winner Kelly Clarkson's 36-city tour hits ATX August 29th supporting her new album 'Piece By Piece' available in stores and digital download now. Joining her on the tour will be recent GRAMMY® winners Pentatonix and singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson.

ZZ Ward - Love and War Tour


Emo's Austin
2015 E. Riverside Dr, ATX 78741
Sunday, August 30th. Doors open at 6:30PM
Tickets on sale now


ZZ Ward’s Love and War Tour will be coming to Austin, Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Emo's Austin. Born Zsuzsanna Eva Ward in Abington, Pennsylvania, ZZ Ward’s debut album, Til the Casket Drops, was released on October 16, 2012. "Put The Gun Down", her first single, broke into the Top 10 on the AAA radio chart February 3, 2013, staying there for 10 weeks, and also broke into the Top 40 on the Billboard Alternative chart. Her sophomore album, This Means War, is due out September 18, 2015 and features the single, “Love 3X.” You can pre-order This Means War on iTunes.

For more information on ZZ Ward, visit www.zzward.com.

Ed Sheeran


Toyota Stadium
9200 World Cup Way, Frisco, TX 75033
Saturday, September 5th
Tickets on sale now

Grammy - nominated Ed Sheeran has added a Dallas date at Toyota Stadium on September 5 with special guest Christina Perri! The 24-year-old British singer-songwriter’s acclaimed second full length album “x” (pronounced multiply) went to #1 on the album charts in 14 countries around the world, and has since achieved platinum sales in 18 countries, including the Unitied States and his native United Kingdom, where it was the biggest selling album of 2014.   With worldwide sales exceeding 7 million, “x” is highlighted by a trio of smash singles – “Sing,” “Don’t,” and his biggest hit to date “Thinking Out Loud.”  Think Ed and Christina will sing together? He did a duet w/ her that's on her newest album 'Head or Heart' called - 'Be My Forever'. 

Counting Crows


ACL- Live @ the Moody Theater
310 Willie Nelson Blvd., ATX, 78701
Wednesday, October 7th
Tickets on sale Friday now

Counting Crows are following up their critically - acclaimed seventh album, 'Somewhere Under Wonderland' with a 2015 tour which is coming to ATX on October 7th at the ACL- Live @ the Moody Theater w/ special guest Citizen Cope. One of the most dynamic live bands performing today, they will be performing songs from the 2015 Top 10 album, which critics have been claiming as the 'Band's Best', as well as their extensive catalog. The Counting Crows last show in ATX SOLD OUT! Be ready to get tickets before this one does too!

2015 ACL Music Festvial


Zilker Park
2100 Barton Springs Rd, ATX  78704
2 Weekends- October 2-4 & October 9-11
Tickets on sale now. 
*3- Day Pass for Weekend 1 / Oct. 2-4 SOLD OUT!

2015 ACL Music Festival in Zilkerpark is 2 weekends, October 2-4 & October 9-11. Many artists played on Mix 94.7 are part of the lineup...Florence & The Machine, The Weeknd, Echosmith, Hozier, Monsters and Men, Walk The Moon, Vance Joy, George Ezra and more  Click here for the 2015 Lineup! The 3-Day Pass for Weekend 2 is on sale now! Get them before they sell out too! 

Ariana Grande


The Honeymoon Tour
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX, 78701
Tuesday, October 13 
512-471-7744
TIckets on sale  now.

Ariana Grande's 'The Honeymoon Tour' has been extended and is coming to ATX! Joining Ariana on the tour is special guest Latin Superstar Prince Royce, who recently debuted his first English single "Stuck on A Feeling".

Few artists are having a bigger year than pop music superstar, Ariana Grande. With two GRAMMY Award-nominations including Best Pop Vocal Album for My Everything and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Bang Bang" with Jessie J and Nicki Minaj, a coveted performance spot on the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards, a Platinum-certified #1 album for My Everything, several chart-smashing singles, a Billboard Women In Music Award, an MTV Video Music Award and a recently announced high-profile recurring role in a new FOX television series 'Scream Queens' out this fall. Ariana has become an unstoppable force in pop culture, and she's coming to ATX!

Taylor Swift in Houston


Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77002 directions
Tuesday, October 13th @ 7pm
Tickets on sale  now

7-Time Grammy Winner Taylor Swift is bringing her '1989 World Tour' to Minute Maid Park in Houston (10/13/15) with special guests Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes. Taylor Swift's album '1989' sold 1.287 million copies in its debut week. Making her the first artist with 3 albums to sail past the 1 million mark in the first 7 days. 'Red' in 2012 and 'Speak Now' in 2010 both sold over 1.2 million copies. Taylor Swift's platinum-plus album was named after her birth year. Preparations are underway for the '1989 World Tour' for 2015 coming to Houston! 

Taylor Swift in Dallas


AT&T Stadium
One AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76001
Saturday, October 17th
Tickets on sale  now

7-time Grammy Winner Taylor Swift returns to Arlington at AT&T Stadium, with her ‘1989 World Tour’, on Saturday, October 17 with special guests Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes. The tour is backing Taylor's platinum-plus album named after her birth year '1989' that sold 1.287 million copies in its debut week.

 

Lionel Richie


ACL Live @ the Moody Theater
310 Willie Nelson Blvd., ATX 78701
Saturday, October 24th
Doors @ 6:30pm / Show 8 pm
TIckets on sale Friday, May 8th @ 10am

ACL Live is honored to present Lionel Richie for a one-night-only concert on Saturday, October 24, during the big race weekend in ATX. Come dance and experience this bond with fans firsthand. After the show, the dancing will continue with a private after-party for all ticket holders with a guest DJ on the Music Porch at ACL Live.


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