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You WILL Have Fun at the Beach
It's summertime, so that means beach time. For those without kids, no big deal. For those with kids, you need a degree in project management to pull that off, and even that won't help. Freelance writer Robyn Welling, a New York Times...
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Teaching Center, with Key & Peele
Keegan-Michael Key & Jordan Peele are behind the best sketch-comedy show on TV right now. Their latest sketch applies the metrics and showmanship of ESPN's Sports Center to the world of teaching. What if teachers got as much interest and as...
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Mystery Solved?
"A huge break in the biggest aviation mystery in decades," says NBC News reporter Tom Costello. Debris likely from an airplane has surfaced on Reunion Island, about 600 miles away from Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. Investigators from Boeing...
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What Would You Do on a Plane?
Tituss Burgess and Jane Krakowski, stars of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, were sitting on a plane - at least it looks like they're on a plane - with the show's creator, Tina Fey. Beyonce's "Flawless" came up on someone's playlist, so...
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Duck... No, Really, Duck
One of the coolest things about America's Got Talent is when they stumble upon someone who's got a fresh take on an old talent. For instance, ventriloquism. Guy talks for himself, and his puppet. Great. You don't often get the sense...
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Lion on the Loose
Folks in Milwaukee report seeing a big cat prowling the neighborhood. One woman managed to get a video of it. They're calling it the Milwaukee Lion - clever, don't you think? There are all sorts of theories on it. The two biggest: ...
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Don't Wonder Why, Because Then You'll Need to Know How
Post this one under the WHAT THE FUDGE files. Police in Stratford, Connecticut arrested an 81-year-old man on Monday. According to the Associated Press, he was charged with public indecency, because he was allegedly "performing a sex act with some...
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Dang Me, Dang Me, Oughta Take a Rope & Hang Me...
Talk about dedication. A group of anti-drilling activists are putting themselves on the line - quite literally - to block an ice-breaking ship for Shell Oil from leaving Portland, Oregon. The ice-breaker is needed to help Shell get where it needs...
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Why Walt?
While the most UNPOPULAR dentist in the World Walt P is in hiding, there is a positive that can be done in honor of Cecil the Lion. www.wildcru.org This is the website of the 'Wildlife Conservation Research Unit' at Oxford. They had been tracking...
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Mission: Impossible Lip Sync Battle
Tom Cruise visited The Tonight Show the other night. I guess his purpose was to promote Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, which opens this Friday nationwide But, he got engaged in a little battle with Jimmy Fallon. A lip sync battle, to be...
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Let Them Drink Hype?
This could well be the strangest thing Kim Kardashian's done. I know, she's already set that bar pretty high, but this thing... Okay, it's a commercial/film for Hype energy drink. It starts with Double-K riding a bike with a basket...
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Helen Mirren Cusses on Live TV
Helen Mirren was a guest on Good Morning, Britain yesterday - a wake-up-and-smile TV talk show. We have a few of them here in The States - perhaps you've heard of them? She's telling a story about going camping with then-boyfriend Liam...
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We're Off to See the Wiz
NBC is continuing along with its live theatrical productions. First, it was The Sound of Music with Carrie Underwood. Then, last year's Peter Pan with Allison Williams and Christopher Walken. This Thanksgiving season, they're offering up...
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No Explanation Possible
Lester Holt sums it up perfectly: "There is intense outrage..." around the world, especially on social media. A dentist from Minnesota killed a noble lion in Zimbabwe that had been lured out of a game preserve. The dentist says he paid some local...
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Sleeper of the Summer?
I was just scrolling through some upcoming attraction trailers, and stumbled on this one. I know there's a whole art to putting movie trailers together to get you thinking you want to see a particular movie, and I have to admit, the artiste behind...
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Excited for November!!
Are you ready? I am! This gets me pumped for November 20th when THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 hits theaters. The conclusion... IT LOOKS AWESOME! I hope it is. In fact I hope the movie has a bit better of an ending than the book. The book's...
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Shoop for Me, Bobbi Kristina
There's a video makiing the rounds in the wake of Bobbi Kristina Brown's passing on Sunday. It shows Bobbi Kristina on stage with her mom, Whitney Houston, when she was perhaps three or four years old. Whitney was in concert in Washington,...
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Goodbye, Dr. Huxtable... Hello, Mr. Hyde
It's one of the saddest falls from grace ever. Bill Cosby, one of the most respected entertainers of the 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond, is now one of the most reviled men on the planet. To date, 46 women have come forward, accusing the comedian of...
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Hut One, Hut Two, Boo Boo BOO!
This is a pretty funny video. One of the coaches of the Ohio State University football team dressed up like one of the mannequins in the hallway at the training facility, and waited for unsuspecting players to pass. Then, he pounced! Most of the...
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Lime Juice & Sunshine Do NOT Mix
I've never heard about this medical condition before, but after extensive research - okay, I Googled it - it seems like there might be something to it. It's called phytophotodermatitis. Here's the clinical...
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Concerts & Events

Texas Flood of LOVE Music Benefit


Nutty Brown Cafe & Amphitheater (Map)
Sunday, August 9 2015
Doors open at 1:00PM - All Ages


Texans and the local artists we love are teaming up with Brookshire Brothers Grocery to put on an amazing, all day festival to support the Wimberley valley in the wake of the Memorial Weekend floods. Proceeds will go to Barnabas Connection, which is dedicated to helping Wimberley rebuild. Artists include Bob Schneider, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Jimmie Vaughan, Hayes Carll and more!
 
For tickets and more information visit www.texasfloodoflove.com

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'. 

Taylor Swift in Houston NEW DATE!


The Astros announced on Monday (7/27) that they'd moved up the date of the Grammy Award-winning singer's show in Houston from Oct. 13 to Sept. 9 due to possible playoff run. Tickets purchased for the October show will be honored on Sept. 9, but those who are unable to attend because of the change can receive a refund from Ticketmaster.
Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77002 directions
Tuesday, October 13th @ 7pm
Wednesday, September 9th @ 7 pm
Tickets on sale  now

7-Time Grammy Winner Taylor Swift is bringing her '1989 World Tour' to Minute Maid Park in Houston (9/9) 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. 

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 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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