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It's a Flying Fish, Naturally
A weather reporter (according to this TV account) was taping her reaction to an ocean storm on Barry Island off the coast of Wales when she got a surprise. A wave broke over a wall, and a rather large fish hit her in the head. It's a pretty...
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Jeff Dunham Picks the Super Bowl Winner...
You know it's got to be a little nutty in Jeff Dunham's house The comic ventriloquist and his wife just had twins. Like that's not enough - he's also got all those dummies hanging around. The noises are not just inside his head,...
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And This is How You Choreograph Live Television
Fox's broadcast of Grease Live was pretty well received. But a lot of people don't have a full appreciation of the amount of work that goes into a production like that. For every person on screen, there's dozens behind the scenes,...
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Gagging It Up With The Martian
I love gag reels. Sorry, I just do. To watch the behind-the-scenes mess-ups to me can be more entertaining than the movie itself. Not so with The Martian, the Matt Damon movie about an astronaut accidentally stranded on Mars. The movie's...
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"What Would We Be Without Our Mountains?"
Some folks are already saying Coors Light wins the Super Bowl advertising contest. Not that there is one, but it seems like that's something to talk about, especially if your team didn't make it to the big game. The thinking is that their...
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Check Out the New Barbie & Ken
The folks at Mattel must have gotten tired of humans trying to imitate their dolls. Specifically, the Barbie and Ken dolls. You do remember the Human Barbie and Human Ken people? People who had obscene amounts of plastic surgery to become living,...
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Green Beauty Find!
Here's a Cool Green Beauty 1 Thing idea. Click the photo!
Pooper Troll Fitty
Who's excited about the big football game this weekend? Due to trademark restrictions I can't say the name of the game but it rhymes with Pooper Troll. I also can't say the name of the teams playing this year in Pooper Troll Fitty but they rhyme with...
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The Show Must Go On, Y'All!
Video surfaced earlier in the week of a drummer in Nashville falling through a glass window at the end of his set. The club was Robert's Western World. The drummer was Stan Saxon, playing with the Don Kelley Band. At the end of their set,...
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Your Keurig Could Be the Next Dinosaur
Do you have a Keurig machine at home? Maybe at work? Chances are good you do. And chances are good you've stopped using it. According to an article in The Washington Post this week, sales of the machines and their coffee pods are way...
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"Don't Go Outside"
A couple of guys in Sydney, Australia saw some bad weather coming in across the water. They were on some sort of structure on or very near the water. One guy was curious, and had his cell phone video cranking. His buddy said, "Don't go...
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What If She Said No?
A guy in coastal England went to great lengths to propose to his girlfriend Liz. He created a video showing him battling her father, Star Wars-style, to ask permission to marry her. He almost lost the engagement ring, Lord of the...
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Saving Jimmy Kimmel!
Jimmy Kimmel Live! had a cast reunion of E.R. scheduled this week. Okay, they didn't really, but that was a skit they built around George Clooney's appearance. They set up a quasi emergency room, with Jimmy as the patient. George Clooney...
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Charlie Rose Gets In Cam Newton's Pants
Cam Newton visited CBS This Morning earlier in the week, to talk about taking the Carolina Panthers to the Super Bowl. He was wearing a pair of pretty flashy Versace pants. Gayle King, co-host of the show, bet Charlie Rose $800 that he would not...
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#THEMRSBAND ROCKS!
I had the pleasure of catching THE MRS doing a private lunch time performance for Mix's sister station Majic. These beautiful ladies ROCK! @themrsband . There's a lot of energy, fun and enjoyment they throw out to their audience. You can't...
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"Flush With The Crotch"
I'm not sure why this video caught my eye. With that caveat, check it out. A guy posted a video on Wired.com showing how to get official Star Wars action figures to breakdance. To be 100% honest, he's got a method to turn action figures...
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Alexa, What's This All About?
I must be missing something. I think this is an ad for Amazon Echo. I think Echo is Amazon's version of Apple's Siri. I think. Because all this ad does is show Alec Baldwin and Dan Marino brainstorming their game-day party which could...
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"This Is the World We Live In"
Did you feel a little wobble in the world lately? Could be because a photograph of a potato recently sold for over $1,000,000. A photographer named Kevin Abosch took the picture of a simple, ordinary, every day potato against a black...
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"You Are The Waffle Guy!"
This could be the best part of the football season. The folks at Bad Lip Reading have put together their annual compilation of NFL Bad Lip Reading. Actually, this is just part one. Part two will be coming soon. Meanwhile, sit back, relax and...
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Concerts & Events

O.A.R.


Stubb's Outdoors
801 Red River, ATX 78701
Saturday, February 20th / 7 pm
Tickets on sale  now.

O.A.R. brings their You Pick The Set Tour to Stubb's Outdoor on Saturday, February 20th. It's an all ages show. Of A Revolution is known for their stellar live performances. They're bring it to ATX in 2016! 

O.A.R. is renowned for its intense, vibrant live show —including selling out Madison Square Garden twice —and the communal feeling it shares with its fans. With each studio album, the band has endeavored to achieve that sense of immediacy. On their 8th studio album, THE ROCKVILLE LP, “it comes the closest,”Roberge says.”Every live band I know will always want nothing more than to carry their live performance onto the album. It’s an elusive thing to capture, so I’ll never say we nailed it,”Roberge says. “But I can guarantee we put that same live show energy and passion into each minute of THE ROCKVILLE LP and we can only hope the audience feels that.” More here.

Carly Rae Jepsen


ACL LIve at the Moody Theater 
310 Willie Nelson BLVD, ATX 78701
Saturday, February 20  / 8 pm
Tickets on sale now! 

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY- nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen is coming to ATX with her Gimme Love Tour backing her new album E-MO-TION, which features the single 'Your Type'. E-MO-TION is Carly's follow-up to her debut album Kiss, which featured her huge hit 'Call Me Maybe'. The single climbed to #1 on the iTunes Singles charts in over 47 countries and has sold over 18 million singles worldwide. It earnerd Carly GRAMMY nominations. She spent most of 2014 on Broadway as the lead in Cinderella.  In 2016, Carly will hit the road and make her way to ATX! Get tickets before they sell out!

Nick Carter


One World Theatre
7701 Bee Caves Road, ATX, 78746
Thursday, March 3 / 7 pm
Tickets on sale now. 

Nick Carter, beloved member of the Backstreet Boys and accomplished solo artist, is gearing up to debut his third studio album, All American. The new album is a pop/rock musical partially based on real experiences in Carter’s life and features collaborations with the likes of Avril Lavigne. After two decades in the spotlight, Carter’s life, both personally and professionally, are continuously thriving and evolving.More 411.

Rachel Platten


Emos Austin 
2015 E. Riverside Drive, ATX, 78741
Saturday, February 27th / Doors 7 pm / All ages show!
Tickets on sale now. 

Rachel Platten is coming to ATX! 2015 has been a phenomenal year for Rachel w/ Fight Song, and 2016 looks just as promising w/ her new album 'Wildfire' coming out January 1st. She'll be backing her new ear candy w/ a tour that's stopping in ATX w/ Eric Hutchinson. Rachel can freestyle rap, drink single malt whiskey like a boss and 23 other things you didn't know about her. Check them out here! Get your tickets before the show sells out!

Rihanna


Anti World Tour 2016
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX
Tickets on sale now. 

Global superstar, Grammy Award®-winner and multi-platinum selling artist, Rihanna, is bringing her ANTI WORLD TOUR to the Frank Erwin Center on Friday, March 4! Special guest will be Travis Scott. Get tickets when you can before they sell out!

 

Vance Joy


GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS SOLD OUT!
Stubb's Outdoor
801 Red River , ATX, 78701
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Tickets/ General Admission Sold Out

Vance Joy is bringing his 'Fire and the Flood ' tour to ATX with special guests Elle King and Jamie Lawson. It's an all ages show. Doors open at 7 pm. Vance Joy gave us 'Riptide' ear candy from his album 'Dream Your LIfe Away', and now he's bringing the 'Fire and the Flood'...

Vance Joy - Extra Show!


Stubb's Outdoor
801 Red River , ATX, 78701
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Tickets on sale now. 

ATX was so excited about Vance Joy bringing his 'Fire and the Flood ' tour to ATX with special guests Elle King and Jamie Lawson the 1st one March 8th SOLD OUT. An extra show has been added on Wednesday, March 9 th.  It's an all ages show. Doors open at 7 pm. Vance, Elle, and Jamie lineup is a Hot one, so get your tickets when you can before this show sells out! 

Charlie Puth


Emo's Austin
2015 E. Riverside Dr, ATX 78741
Thursday, March 12 / Doors 6:30pm
Tickets on sale now!

Charlie Puth gears up to release his debut album Nine Track Mind with a tour to back it. He'll be at Emo's Austin on Thursday, March 12th. It's an all ages show. Tickets on sale now!

Charlie Puth is a mult-talented vocalist, musician, producer, and versatile songwriter has been on ever since he arrived in Los Angeles as an aspiring artist in July 2014. Recently Charlie received 3 Grammy award nominations. More here
 

Andy Grammer


Travis County Expo Center
9100 Decker Lake Rd, ATX 78724
Saturday, March 12- Saturday, March 26, 2016 
Tickets on sale now! / 512-919-3000


Mark your calendars for 15 days of rodeo action, live music, livestock, and carnival fun! Live Music , includes Andy Grammer Wednesday, March 16, Rodeo , Fair and more. Get tickets for all the Rodeo Austin / Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo fun here.

Ellie Goulding


Cedar Park Center
2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Tickets on sale  now.

Ellie Goulding is coming to the Cedar Park Center on Tuesday, April 19th w/ special guest Years & Years. Ellie's backing her 3rd album Delirium that is out November 6th. The same day tickets go on sale at 10 am! 

Blue October


Stubb's Bar-B-Q
801 Red River, ATX 78701
Friday, April 29th. Doors open at 7:30 pm
TIckets on sale now!  

Blue October will Rock Stubb's Bar-B-Q outdoor on Friday, April 29th. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 8 at 10am. Get tickets when you can to this all ages show. This show will sell out quick!

In 2015, Blue October returned to the studio to record their new album, titled Home. “Sway was about finding inner peace and learning to live in a healthy way,” says Furstenfeld. “This new album is about what we do with our time on earth, how we’re going to utilize that time in a positive way and make it the best we possibly can by bettering ourselves.”

Set to release in Spring 2016 on Up/Down-Brando Records, Home is sure to inspire everyone to embrace life and live to our fullest extent.More here 

Florence + the Machine


How Beautiful Tour
Austin 360 Amphitheater
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd., ATX, 78617
Thursday, May 19th
Tickets on sale now.

Florence + the Machine is bringing their 'How Beautiful Tour' to the Austin 360 Amphitheater with special guests Grimes on Thursday, May 19th. They're suporting their new album How Big How Blue How Beautiful out now. Get tickets when you can. This show will sell out! 

Janet Jackson *POSTPONED*


Janet's message to fans from her website regarding her tour!
"(12/24/15) ... I learned today, from my doctors that I must have surgery soon. It breaks my heart to tell you that I am forced to postpone the Unbreakable Tour until the spring. Every date will be rescheduled. Please hold on to your tickets. They will be honored in a special way when the new schedule is announced. Please pray for me, my family and our entire company during this difficult time. There will be no further comment."
More here!  More details coming soon! 

Unbreakable World Tour

Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX 78701
Thursday, May 26, 2016, 8 pm
Tickets on sale now

A chameleon of performance Janet is widely known and admired for award winning music videos. Janet is the only artist having Grammy nominations spanning the Dance, Pop, Rap, Rock, and R&B categories. She has accumulated 5 Grammy’s, multiple MTV Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and Soul Train Music Awards to name a few. Janet burst onto the scene with her record setting album, “Control.” Today she possesses an unprecedented list of achievements, and remains in the forefront of her craft, a true inspiration.Her musical style, choreography, lyrical exploration, and self awareness has made her one of the top artists of our time as well as a leading influence on the upcoming stars of tomorrow.

Janet's new album UNBREAKABLE is available October 2nd. You can  pre-order on iTunes and get two tracks now: http://smarturl.it/JanetUnbreakable .Get ready for Janet Jackson to make her way to ATX! 

Selena Gomez


The Revival Tour @ Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX78701
Friday, June 17, 2016  
Tickets on sale now

Multi-platinum singer and actress Selena Gomez is bringing her worldwide  “Revival Tour” in 2016 to the Frank Erwin Center on Friday, June 17! Supporting her new album 'Revival' from Interscope Records that's out now

“I am ready to get back on the road and see my fans in person!” said Gomez. “This album marks a new and very important chapter in my life. I cannot wait to get on stage and perform this new material.”- Selena Gomez

Twenty Øne Piløts


Austin 360 Amphitheater
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd., ATX, 78617
Wednesday, July 6, 2016  
Gates 6 pm /  Show 7 pm
Tickets on sale now

TWENTY ØNE PILØTS EMØTIØNAL RØADSHØW is coming to the Austin 360 Amphitheater on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. The duo of frontman Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dun have built a hardcore following that seems primed to reach a fever pitch with the release of their Fueled By Ramen debut Vessel.. "Every show we play our hearts out because where we come from you have to grab people's attention and make sure that they never forget you," Joseph says.  

Maroon 5


AT&T Center
1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78219 directions
Saturday, September 3 , 2016
210-444-5000  Tickets on sale  now

Multi platinum-selling and Grammy Award®-winners, Maroon 5, announced a return to the road with their upcoming Fall 2016 tour. It’s kicking off  at the AT&T Center in San Antonio on Saturday, September 3, 2016 with special guests Tove Lo & R.City.  Get tickets before it sells out! 

Adele


SOLD OUT!
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River Drive, ATX 78701
Friday, November 4th & Saturday, November 5, 2016!
Tickets are SOLD OUT!

Returning to the concert stage for the first time in five years, Adele will perform two shows at the Frank Erwin Center on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5, 2016! 


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