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Wait... Kanye Smiles?
Kanye West popped in unexpectedly as a contestant in front of the American Idol judges in San Francisco. It was a total punk move, and Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban were amused. Jennifer Lopez was super-excited - she even danced in her seat a...
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Smoking Weed with The Jebster
Presidential candidate Jeb Bush made a guest appearance on Fox Sports' Countdown to Kickoff show this past weekend. Why? I don't really know. But during it, the subject of his pot-smoking came up. Which was coupled with his prep school...
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"The Worst FBI Agent in History"
David Duchovny and a few others connected with the resurrection of The X-Files appeared at ComicCon in New York over the weekend. The interview below is sort of a lovefest, but at about the 2:30 mark, David talks a bit about why Mulder is so...
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Really Inappropriate Musicals
Comic performers Nathan Lane and Rachel Bloom visited James Corden and The Late, Late Show last week. Together, they presented "Inappropriate Musicals," and boy, would they be inappropriate. Screen-to-stage adaptations of Terminator, The Exorcist...
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"No Tricks, All Treats"
So, Monday was a fun day in Milford, Connecticut. Early in the day, an announcement hit that the school department in Milford was cancelling Halloween parades and the celebration of Halloween in the schools and classrooms. Why? Because Halloween...
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What the Devil?
There's a legend about an elusive creature in New Jersey called the Jersey Devil. Nothing to do with the hockey team - this one's more like the Loch Ness monster or Bigfoot. A winged creature with horns. It's been spotted by many, but...
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Prepping for Goldilocks
Darren Bates, a linebacker for the Saint Louis Rams, had an unusual way of trying to get ready for his team's match-up with the Green Bay Packers yesterday. Last week, during practice, Darren decided to get ready for Green Bay's linebacker...
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This Is Not What They Mean By a Little Shut-Eye
A woman in Lantana, Florida was the victim of a horrible mix-up. First, the good news. This can be fixed. At least according to the news stories. Now, the story. She was near a guy with a leafblower, and the leafblower blew some debris into her...
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Secretary of Explaining Things
Bill Clinton visited with Stephen Colbert last week, and Stephen asked him three pointed questions: (1) Why is Bernie Sanders doing so well? (2) Why is Donald Trump doing so well? (3) Did you call Donald Trump and ask him to run for President of...
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Just Call Him Octopus
This could be the most improbable impossible incredible reception ever in the history of football. Gary Barnidge, a tight end for the Cleveland Browns, leaped on the goal line to catch a pass from QB Josh McCown. Even in the slow-mo,it's tough...
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Suddenly, Your Commute Is Not That Bad
This traffic jam in Beijing is insane. They have a 50-lane highway. That's not a typo - 50 lanes. And last week, everyone one of them was jammed with people returning from a week-long national holiday. And for some, the jam lasted five...
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The Internet Gets All Gummed Up
For some reason, social media's going ga-ga over this long-form commercial for Extra gum. Guy meets girl, guy kisses girl, guy furthers releationship with guy, guy proposes to girl. All set to the tune of "Can't Help Falling in Love" sung...
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I Guess We'd Call Them "Buseyisms"
Gary Busey was sent home this week from Dancing with the Stars. But he's the sort of guy who doesn't seem to mind much. And who knows? It's a reality TV show, and anything could happen. He could return as early as next...
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30 Years of "One Day More"
It's hard to believe that Les Miserables has been around for 30 years. The musical based on the life-and-death struggles of Jean Valjean with the French Revolution as a backdrop has been produced theatrically since 1985 all over the world. Not...
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How Did He Manage to Call 911?
This is one of those stories you could make up, but no one would ever believe it. A22-year-old guy in Austintown, Ohio called 911 last Friday at about 5 o'clok in the afternoon. Why? Because he was "too high." Scroll down to listen to the...
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The Biebs Unveiled
Justin Bieber was caught with his pants not only down but off, and the pictures are sort of blowing up the Internet. Some paparazzi on a mission snapped the shots while Justin and The Biebs were on vakay in Bora Bora. And now, they've taken...
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Goes In Black, Comes Out Green, Spawns a Hashtag
We've already written about Burger King's new Black Bun Halloween Whopper. It's already a popular item in Japan, where they say that squid ink makes the bun black. Yummy, huh? Here in The States, the word was that A-1 Steak Sauce is...
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American Ninja Warrior Meets Jurassic World
File this one under Things You Never Thought About But Now You Can't Get Enough of It. A guy named Reko Rivera put on a Tyrannosaurus Rex costume and ran an indoor obstacle course - American Ninja Warrior style. Up ramps, climbing ropes,...
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Get Well Soon!
I had the pleasure of throwing out a 'Hook'em' w/ Bevo. Get well soon... Send Bevo some Love!! "Bevo is a fighter, a symbol of strength and who fans across the world care deeply about," Brennes said in a statement released by school...
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October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month
There are more dogs in need than ever. Check out the articles here for great information on adopting a dog, a dog adoption checklist, tips for the first thirty days of dog adoption and more! Plan a head and spread the word for next weekend the...
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Concerts & Events

Give Hope 2015 Benefiting Dell Children's Blood & Cancer Center

Give Hope 2015 Benefiting Dell Children’s Blood & Cancer Center
ACL Live @ The Moody Theater
310 Willi Nelson Blvd, ATX 78701
Thursday, October 15th    
Doors open @ 7 pm. Show starts @ 8 pm.
Tickets on sale now.

Dell Children’s Medical Center and the Dell Children’s Foundation are having their first Give Hope benefit with Grammy Award Winners, THE BAND PERRY with special guest performance by local sensations THE MRS. Give Hope raises awareness of childhood cancer and blood disorders in Central Texas. It will benefit the Dell Children’s Blood & Cancer Center (CBCC); raising funds to support the growth of the center serving thousands of children in the region across 46 counties. Find out more and get tickets here.


Presented by ACL Live & Mix 94.7
310 Willie Nelson Blvd, ATX 78701
Saturday, October 31 / Doors 7:30 pm / Show 9:00 pm
Tickets are  on sale  now.

This Halloween, join Grammy Award winning icons, innovators, trendsetting rap groundbreakers Salt-N-Pepa with Golden Dawn Arkestra. Zombie Ball 2015 will be the party of All Hallows Eve with legendary beats and rhymes booming, the sexiest and most sinister of the walking dead will cross the blood red carpet and halls of ACL Live. Hosting the night's revelry is Mix 94.7's Booker, Alex & Sara - The Mix Morning Show. Beware of the bloody burlesque and aerial acrobatics show, the King and Queen of the Zombies Costume Contest, and other madness to be announced. Get your tickets before they sell out! 

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.

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

Emo's Austin
2015 E. Riverside Drive, ATX 78741
Sunday, November 1 
Tickets on sale now

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness is coming to ATX w/ special guests New Politics w/ The Griswolds and Lo Lo on Sunday,November 1. Doors open at 6 pm. All ages show. Get tickets and more 411 here

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

The Ghosts of Christmas Eve
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX  78701
Wednesday, December 9 / 7:00 pm
Tickets on sale Friday, September 18th at 10am

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will return to the Frank Erwin Center on Dec. 9 with an all new show, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve.” Based on TSO’s multi-platinum DVD and long running PBS fundraiser, the story follows the journey of a young runaway who, on Christmas Eve, breaks into an abandoned vaudeville theater seeking shelter from the cold, and the ghostly visions she experiences from that concert hall’s past. “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” features such lasting crowd-pleasers as "Christmas Eve Sarajevo 12/24," "O’ Come All Ye Faithful," "Good King Joy," "Christmas Canon," "Music Box Blues," "Promises To Keep" and "This Christmas Day."

As an added bonus, every online ticket includes a digital copy of Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s new album “Letters from the Labyrinth.” You will receive an email 24-48 hours after the album’s release with instructions on how to redeem your album. More here!

Janet Jackson

Unbreakable World Tour
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX 78701
Thursday, May 26, 2016 / 8 pm
Tickets on sale Saturday, September 19 @ 10am

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 Saturday, October 17 @ 10 am

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

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