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They're Stripes and You've Earned Them
Rachel Hollis is a 32-year-old mom of three, and she's not afraid to wear a bikini to the beach. She writes a lifestyle blog called The Chic Site, and used it to share an Instagram picture of herself on the beach in a two-piece, and she's...
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Now Playing, Sauce Castillo!
The people who do closed captioning for sporting events have a rough job. Hear it and type it, hear it and type it. They do their best to get it right, but sometimes, they're blunders are epic. Take this one. Nik Stauskas is a guard for the...
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Pranking for Lenovo
Ashton Kutcher's roots are in pranks. You of course remember his Punk'd on MTV. And he's also the pitchman for Lenovo computers. So why not take the two and put them together Down Under? Great idea. And that's exactly what he...
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Thanks, Obama!
This could be one of the most bizarre stories ever. A woman is suing the City of New York after she was locked up unnecessarily in a psychiatric ward for eight days following the confiscation of her car by the authorities. She admits she got a...
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Got a Drone and a Lot of Spare Time?
It's amazing how inventive some folks can be. Take Oliver C... He's a YouTuber, probably from France, who designs flying objects with the help of drones. His latest creation is an imperial star destroyer from Star Wars. All you need is...
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Son of Coach?
NBC announced that it has ordered 13 episodes of Coach, starring Craig T. Nelson. You might remember that Coach, starring Craig T. Nelson, ran on ABC for nine seasons, ending in 1997. Yes, it's the same show, 18 years later. It picks up sort...
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The place to go this weekend...
TGIF! It's going on the weekend before Easter. You should go to the Dollar Tree close to you for some Fun/Fabulous Easter /Goodie shopping. EVERYTHING IS $1! You can get so many Easter goodies from decorations, to cake mixes/frosting for Easter...
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Nice to Meet You - You Are Dismissed
I guess everyone has a breaking point. It's got to be rough when you're on a publicity junket halfway around the world and reporters start asking silly questions. Take for instance Cate Blanchett. She was in Australia on a show called...
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Defect & Head for the Border
Taco Bell launched a new ad campaign yesterday to promote its breakfast menu. And it's taking aim right between the eyes of a certain clown who routinely provides the "same same same" breakfast. The long-form ad looks as gray as anything George...
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That Knot is Tied
Country star Jason Aldean tied the knot last Saturday with Brittany Kerr. Yesterday, Brittany made it official by posting a picture of herself wearing a "Wifey" shirt to Instagram. ❤️ A photo posted by @brittanylkerr on...
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And Now, It's Two Direction
You can thank One Direction for the high-pitched wailing coming from your local high school yesterday afternoon. That's when they made it official: Zayn Malik is leaving the group, and it's permanent. A week ago, Zayn stopped touring,...
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How Do You Get a Late Night Talk Show, Anyway?
James Corden debuted his new late night talk show Monday on CBS. He's the guy who took over Craig Ferguson's spot on The Late Late Show. You might know him as the Baker from the recent theatrical release, Into The Woods. And now he's...
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A for Effort, But We'll Call This a Fail
You've got to give this guy credit. A motorist traveling on Interstate 5 outside Tacoma, Washington was using the car-pool lane. To legally do that, you have to actually have at least one passenger. This guy did - except it wasn't a real...
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A peek inside...
I recently had a blast w/ my honey Ted doing some Easter shopping at Dollar Tree on S. Lamar. They have a ton of Easter Goodies and EVERYTHING is $1! Here's a quick peek at what I discovered! EVERYTHING IS $1!!! Click here for a chance to...
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Crying Piccolo Girl Goes Viral
Roxanne Chalifoux got national attention over the weekend at the Villanova/ North Carolina State game in the first round of the NCAA basketball tournament. A piccolo player in the Villanova band, she was caught on TV, playing through her pain at the...
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Patti LaBelle Dishes Up Some Salsa
Dancing with the Stars is back, and once again, its mix of stars is eclectic. Take, for instance, 70-year-old Patti LaBelle. The singer's spent 50 years in the music industry, and now she's on TV, strutting her stuff with her partner, Artem...
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Mulder & Scully, I Presume?
The folks at Fox delighted a whole lot of people yesterday, with confirmation that The X-Files will be returning. The show about a couple of FBI agents investigating the paranormal went off the air 13 years ago, and fans have been clamoring for a...
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Uptown Funk, Hogwarts Style
"Uptown Funk" is fast becoming the year's most parodized song. Next up, a parody that would make JK Rowling proud. Well, maybe. Say hello to "Dark Lord Funk," performed by none other than Lord Valdemort. Pretty nicely done, even managing...
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Superhero Soccer, Anyone?
Ever wonder what would happen if you put Superman and Spiderman and Iron Man and some X-Men on the same soccer field? Not to worry - it's been done. La Casa de El posted this video last week, showing how teams are preparing for the next World...
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Pretty Woman + 25
It's the movie that made Julia Roberts a household name. It's hard to believe that Pretty Woman was released in 1980, but there you have it. And to hear the story told, it almost didn't happen. Matt Lauer interviewed four of the cast...
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Concerts & Events

Iggy Azalea


'THE GREAT ESCAPE TOUR' RESCHEDULED!
Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX, 78701
Rescheduled from May 24th to October 23rd!
Tickets on sale  now.
Refunds at point of purchase starting Wednesday, 3/11 @ 10am

Iggy Azalea is bringing 'The Great Escape Tour' to the Frank Erwin Center a bit later in the year than planned. The Sunday, May24th show has been rescheduled due to tour production delays. The new date for The Great Escape Tour stop at the Frank Erwin Center is Friday, Oct. 23.

Tickets will be honored for the newly rescheduled date and refunds will be available from the Texas Box Office point of purchase beginning Wednesday, March 11 at 10 a.m.

Opening acts for the rescheduled tour will be announced shortly, replacing previously announced special guest Nick Jonas and support acts Tinash. Click here for more!

Journey & Steve Miller Band Show Rescheduled!


JOURNEY AND STEVE MILLER BAND MARCH 5TH PERFORMANCE IS POSTPONED
FORECAST CALLS FOR FREEZING, NEAR RECORD-LOW TEMPERATURES
RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2015!


Tuesday, March 3, 2015- Anticipating freezing temperatures forecasted for the Central Texas Region and the potential for additional hazardous weather conditions, officials with Circuit of the Americas and Live Nation announced that the Journey and Steve Miller Band performance scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Austin360 Amphitheater has been postponed to Sunday, March 29, 2015

All tickets and pre-paid premium parking passes for the March 5th show will be honored for the rescheduled concert on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Refunds are available at points of purchase or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-653-8000.


Journey & Steve Miller Band
Austin 360 Amphitheater/COTA map
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, ATX 78617
Rescheduled for Sunday, March 29th due to wintry weather
Thursday, March 5, 2014 512-301-6600
Tickets on sale now


San Francisco Fest features the Legendary American rock band Journey and one of rock music’s all time greats, Steve Miller Band w/ special guest Tower of Power. ‘It’s going to be a San Fancisco Musical delight from the past and present, moving full speed ahead into the future!” said the members of Journey. Steve Miller said, “This is going to b3e a not to be missed trifecta of the best of Soul, Greatest Hits and Arena Rock by three of the greatest bands to come ouf of San Francisco, clearly a once in a lifetime event.” Thanks to C3 Presents.

Nickelback


No Fixed Address Tour
Austin 360 Amphitheater
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, ATX, 787617
Saturday, April 4 @ 7:30pm Gates Open at 6:30pm
Tickets on sale now!

Nickelback's 8th studio allbum, 'No Fixed Address', is out on November 17th. "Once you’ve got that bug in your blood, it’s tough to get rid of it. Making music and creating things that really make you happy. ...We’re all still having a great time and we’re still the best of friends and so, I don’t see any signs of slowing down." according to frontman Chad Kroeger about the making of the new album.

Jaime Laredo -violin & Sharon Robinson -cello


Pieces by Dvořák, Elgar & Previn
@ Dell Hall / The Long Center
701 W. Riverside Dr. ATX 78704
Friday, April 10th & Saturday, April 11th @8pm
Tickets on sale now. 512-476-6064

Join your Austin Symphony with conductor Peter Bay featuring Jaime Laredo (violin) and Sharon Robinson (cello) April 10th and 11th at the Long Center. The London Times calls Laredo & Robinson "lyrical playing of unsurpassable elegance." Tickets available at http://www.austinsymphony.org/ 

Dell Hall is at The Long Center for Performing Arts and located on the corner of W. Riverside Dr. and S. 1st St., on the banks of Lady Bird Lake.

SOLD OUT! Hozier


Austin Music Hall
208 Nueces Street, ATX 78701
Tuesday, April 21 Doors open at 7pm/ All Ages Show
SOLD OUT!

Hozier was last in ATX during SXSW Fest in March playing at St. David's Episcopal Church. Since then his single 'Take Me to Church' from his self-titled album has become one of the most downloaded songs worldwide, with many coming from ATX! He is proof of the power of the internet. The YouTube video for 'Take Me to Church' has well over 39 million views and his live shows are so popular his tour has been extended and is making it's way to ATX in 2015!

The Ting Tings


Emo's Austin
2015 E. Riverside Drive, ATX, 78741
Wednesday, April 22nd Doors @ 8 pm
Tickets on sale now! All ages show!

Coming to Emo's ATX with Kane Holler, The Ting Tings are an alternative pop duo, Katie White and Jules De Martino from the Greater Manchester,England area. Their single 'That's Not My Name' from their album 'We Started Nothing' ,became a platinum selling hit selling over 1 million copies in the U.S. The Ting Tings recently released their 3rd studio album, ‘Super Critical’, that was co-produced by former Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor. It features their single ‘Wrong Club’. You can catch them at Emo's ATX in April!

SOLD OUT! Tony Bennett & Lady GaGa


ACL Live @ The Moody Theater
Thursday, April 23rd!
SOLD OUT! 

“Cheek To Cheek,” the collaborative jazz album from Tony Bennett and Lady GaGa is out now. The debut song from the album, Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes” was recently released on iTunes and hit #1 on Billboard’s Digital Jazz Charts. They first met backstage in 2011 after the two performed at the Robin Hood Foundation gala in New York City and Bennett asked Lady Gaga to sing a duet with him on his ‘Duets II album’ that he was beginning to record. “The Lady is A Tramp.” This led to a collaboration of their jazz album ‘Cheek To Cheek’, that hit #1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart, which they are supporting with live shows. You can experience a night of unusual yet, cheeky, brilliant talents that mesh together effortlessly even with 60 years in age that separates them. It will be a night remembered in ATX!

Vance Joy


Stubb's Bar-B-Q
801 Red River, ATX, 78701
Monday, April 27th @7pm
All ages outdoor show
Tickets are  on sale now.

Vance Joy's debut album"Dream Your Life Away" was recorded mainly just outside of Seattle with producer Ryan Hadlock. It was finished off in a tree house on the studio grounds. He's blacked out the next year for touring, on the back of nearly two years of touring since 'Riptide' . According to Vance, "It's taken on it's own life. It's defnitely been a door opener...."  More here

Ed Sheeran


Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX, 78701
Wednesday, May 6  512-471-7744
Tickets are  on sale  now.

Ed Sheeran is kicking off his tour in ATX!  The tour announcement comes on the heels of the acclaimed singer-songwriter’s triumphant night at the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards, where Sheeran was nominated for three Grammy awards. Sheeran also received one of the biggest ovations of the night for his performance of his RIAA-certified Platinum single “Thinking Out Loud,” where he was joined by GRAMMY winners Herbie Hancock, John Mayer and Questlove.  Sheeran returned to the stage to perform with the legendary Jeff Lynne’s ELO.  Both “x” and “Thinking Out Loud” shot to #1 on iTunes immediately following his appearance.
Ed is bringing it to ATX at the Frank Erwin Center,  Click here

Nico & Vinz


Parish
214 E. 6th Street ATX, 78701
Saturday, May 9th Doors 8 pm/ Show 9 pm
Tickets on sale  now.

Nico & Vinz (former Envy) are Nicolay Sereba and Vincent Dery from Norway. After an amazing performance at the music industry festival By:Larm in Oslo, Norway, the rap duo made their selves well known to the Norwegian public in 2011. They changed their name to Nico & Vinz in January 2014 after their international success of "Am I Wrong". Catch them at the Parish in May!

Dave Matthews Band


360 Amphitheater @ COTA
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, ATX, 78617
Wednesday, May 13  Gates open: 6pm  Show: 7pm
Tickets on sale now. 

Dave Matthews Band will be performing two full sets each evening on its 2015 summer tour. The move to a two-set format last year drew praise from fans and reviewers. DMB has sold over 38 million CDS & DVDs. They ranked as the biggest ticket seller worldwid of the past decade and has sold over 19 million tickets since DMB started. Be ready to get ticket before it's a sell out!

Foster The People


Austin Music Hall
208 Nueces St., ATX 78701
Saturday, May 16th
Doors open at 7pm. 
Tickets on sale  now

Foster The People are with special guest Milo Greene. It's an all ages show. Their new album 'Supermodel' is out now. www.FosterThePeople.com 

Mat Kearney


w/ special guest Judah and the Lion
Stubb's Bar-B-Q
801 Red River, ATX 78701
Sunday, May 17th Outdoor show @ 7pm
All Ages show. Tickets on sale  now. 

Mat Kearney is coming to ATX in May backing his new album  Just Kids with a tour. Ultimately though, Just Kids will prove to be his most impactful statement to date. “It’s the most honest record I’ve done,” Mat leaves off. “I tried to bleed each lyric as opposed to just writing songs. I wanted it to be filled with undeniable moments you don’t forget. In that way, it’s like childhood." More.

Kenny Chesney


Austin 360 Amphitheater/COTA
9201 CIrcuit of the Americas Blvd, ATX, 78617 directions
Thursday, May 21st  Gates open 6pm/ Show starts 7pm
Tickets on sale now
512-301-6600

Kenny Chesney is bringing his high-energy “The Big Revival Tour" to the Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of The Americas with Special Guests Jake Owen and Chase Rice on Thursday, May 21. It is Chesney’s first tour in more than a year and his first performance in Austin since 2013 — the first-ever show at the Austin360 Amphitheater.

Third Eye Blind & Dashboard Confessional


Cedar Park Center
2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Friday, July3rd 
Tickets on sale now

Third Eye Blind and Dashboard Confessional, are coming together for a massive summer tour in 2015, which includes a stop at Cedar Park Center on July 3rd.

"I love the unbridled enthusiasm of a Summer tour," says Stephen Jenkins. "All that crowd energy and the heat frees us up. That's why Summer is so exciting. We haven't been out for a year so we're most excited to see you all."

"After a break that has refueled and fired us up, Dashboard Confessional is more ready than ever to connect with our treasured fan base," says Chris Carrabba. "We've missed you, friends, and can't wait to spend our summer with you!" More here.

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!

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.

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.

 



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