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Happy Friday Eve....
Happy Friday Eve! For some it's Happy because you woke up in your bed, started your coffee maker to have coffee in your favorite mug, took a shower and got ready in your bathroom w/ a change of clean clothes to get into. This was not the case for...
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Congratulations, You're a Piglet
The actors from Game of Thrones are piling up the honors. Here's one that may leave them scratching their heads a bit, though. The folks at the Detroit Zoo this week unveiled four of five warthog piglets born there in April. The video shows...
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"Together, We Can Blow Up Anything"
Okay, I have to admit this. I saw this video last week, and thought it was just a promo for some new Arnold Schwarzenegger movie. But I just watched it again, and it turns out it's an invitation from Arnold to go to Los Angeles to spend some...
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Ladybugs Everywhere!
It's the end of the school year, and kids are getting a little buggy. At Chopticon High School in Morganza, Maryland, a few high school seniors took that bugginess to the extreme. They pulled off a senior prank that unleashed 72,000 ladybugs on...
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Next Up: The Death Star Building?
The new offices of Chinese on-line game developer NetDragon Websoft are out of this world. Well, not literally, but close. The company spent close to $160 million - including licensing fees - to build a headquarters that looks like the USS...
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Jon Stewart, King of Analogies
The Daily Show covers all the hot topics of the day - with a trademark wit that will still be around (one hopes!) when Jon Stewart retires. In the meantime, we can still enjoy the spin Jon puts on the news. Like this story about the recent court...
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Heartwarming & Funny
Every once in a while, the early rounds of America's Got Talent produces some genuine gems. This is one of those. Drew Lynch has a stutter, but that's not holding him back from following his dream to be a comedian. Watch his story, watch...
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Have Love & Mercy
There's a movie hitting the theaters on June 5 that's sort of flying under the radar, dwarfed by some of the blockbusters that will open the summer season. Love & Mercy is the story of Brian Wilson, one of the driving forces of the Beach...
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Drop & Give Them Twenty!
Jon Stewart posted a video of himself doing 20 pushups recently? Why? To raise awareness about America's veterans by dropping and giving them twenty, and posting it to social media and GiveThem20.org. It doesn't cost you anything - just...
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Jonny Quest Going Live?
In the 1960s, the folks at Hanna-Barbera produced an animated series called Jonny Quest about the adventures of a boy scientist. It featured Jonny and his dog Bandit, his friend Hadji, his dad and their all-around tough guy, Race Bannon. It only...
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That Would Make Church & Temple More Interesting
Sometimes, you just have to take a stab at it, right? You're on Jeopardy!, the Final Jeopardy category is Hymns, and the answer is a doozy: A Christian hymn and a Jewish holiday hymn are both titled this, also the name of a 2009...
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The Best Graduation Video This Year
Imagine you're graduating from high school. You're on stage, waiting to hear your name. You're waiting, and waiting, and you're really up there all by yourself. You think they've forgotten your name. Then they say your...
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Doctor Bon Jovi, I Presume?
"I sat down and wrote you a song." That's the gift Jon Bon Jovi gave to graduates at the Camden campus of Rutgers University. The university conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters, and as part of his subsequent commencement address,...
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Feel good doing this....
Relief, Recovery and Cleaning up is on today and many, many more a head for many in the Central Texas area. When you click the photo below you'll see a video that shows Ted & I had this much water outside of our back patio yesterday in around 2...
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John Legend Disses Jamie Foxx, Sorta
Last week on The Tonight Show, Jamie Foxx and Jimmy Fallon played Wheel of Musical Impressions. One of the voice/song combos Jamie dialed up was John Legend singing the Toys R Us jingle. It starts at 2:45 on the video below.(function(d, s, id) { ...
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Rest in Peace, Anne Meara
Actress and comedian Anne Meara passed away over the weekend at the age of 85. She and her husband, Jerry Stiller, were a pretty successful comedy team in the 60s, 70s and 80s. She appeared on a number of TV shows, including Sex and the City, All...
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Carpool Karoake with Justin Bieber, and It's Not a Carwreck
When you've got a late night talk show these days, you've got to develop signature bits. Cuz it's a tough market out there. James Corden's signature bit (so far, anyway) on The Late Late Show is Carpool Karaoke, where he picks up a...
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Game of Thrones: The Musical
On Thursday's Red Nose Day USA special on NBC, Chris Martin and Cold Play put together a 12-minute documentary video about their efforts to get their newest work, "Game of Thrones: The Musical," onto a Broadway stage. Okay, it's a spoof, but...
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Say It Ain't So, Mary-Kate and Ashley
Well, gang, it's official. The Olsen twins - Mary-Kate and Ashley - will not be joining the Full House sequel called Fuller House on Netflix. John Stamos, who will make guest appearances on the show as well as produce it, said he was...
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The Old "Hidden Ball" Trick
It's the bottom of the ninth. You're down by one run. You've got two outs, and a pinch runner at second. The pitcher whirls around and tries to pick off the runner. The throw goes wild into the outfield. Your runner takes off for...
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Concerts & Events

Ingrid Michaelson


ACL-Live @ the Moody Theatre
310 Willie Nelson Blvd., ATX, 78701
Monday, June 8   Doors: 5:30 pm  Show: 7:30 pm
Tickets on sale  now

Ingrid Michaelson is coming back to ATX with 'A Summer NIght Out Tour' with special guests Jukebox the Ghost and Greg Holden. “It’s funny. It doesn’t even feel like I wrote ‘The Way I Am,’” Ingrid says of her platinum break-out single, recorded seven years ago. “It’s a memory.” She’ll continue to perform it live as she tours Lights Out — just stripped-down, recasting the flittering ditty into something weightier. “It feels like a little girl wrote that song. So much has happened to me since then.” More here . 

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.

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.

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.

 

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!

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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