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"Are You Crazy? We Don't Have to Work Anymore!"
A woman in Michigan became a millionaire many, many times over this week, after hitting the $310 million Powerball jackpot. Julie Leach was working an overnight shift at a fiberglass factory when she found out. She says she quit her "nasty, dirty...
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"This Time, It's Really, Really Personal"
In Back to the Future II, Marty McFly traveled to the future. And while he was there, he passed a cinema that was advertising Jaws 19. Funny idea, and an homage to Steven Spielberg, I guess. Now that Back to the Future II is marking its 30th...
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CNN and Anderson Cooper have a special running about the impact of social media on today's teenagers called #BeingThirteen. As part of the build-up around the show, celebrities were asked to post picture of themselves at the age of 13, and to...
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"Did Anybody Catch That Play?"
Every once in a while, a commercial comes along that captures a moment in time. This new State Farm commercial - showing some football referees who didn't see a play but have to make a call anyway - hits home, especially given the controversy over...
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And This Guy Wants to Be President?
Sitting down for an interview recently with SHOWstudio - I have no idea what that is - Kanye West had a lot to say about Keeping Up With the Kardashians. He referred to the reality TV show as "an art form." And he believes the show should be...
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How's This For a Guard Dog?
Check out this terrific surveillance video from a house in Monrovia, California. A 20-pound French bulldog managed to chase two decent-sized bears off his owner's property. Either bear probably could have had the dog for dinner, but the dog had...
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#GoPInkATX www.GoPinkATX.com Spread the PINK word! Support the Fight against Breast Cancer w/ Pink Events/Parties, purchases and most important Prevention & Early Detection! If you have/ or know of a Pink Event/Party, please share it. The PINK word...
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"No He Didn't, Mommy!"
Lots of people put a lot of stock in their relationships with celebrities, even though the relationships aren't real. Kids do that a lot, decided that when they grow up, they're going to marry so-and-so. Like this little girl. She was in...
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"Maybe God Intended Number 400 To Be the One That Wins This Game"
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw his 400th touchdown pass over the weekend, joining an elite club that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady joined just a week ago. Pretty momentous occasion, when you come right down to it. Only the fifth guy...
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Light Xenophobia with Just a Dash of Diplomacy
It's been about a week since Trevor Noah plopped into the chair vacated not so long ago by Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. While the comparisons are flying, I've got to say, Trevor's holding his own. Check out the piece he did on Donald...
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The Hanson Brothers Skate Again
Remember the Paul Newman movie, Slap Shot, about a small-town hockey team that comes alive with the addition of three hard-hitting glasses-wearing brothers. Well, so do a lot of people, like the Pittsburgh Penguins in the National Hockey...
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The Summer That Wasn't
The folks at Saturday Night Live were on fire this weekend. They had the Hillary Clinton bartender bit that was phenomenal. And the opening of the show - with host Miley Cyrus - was pretty good too. Not so much the monologue, which was okay, but...
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Helen Mirren Hangs 'Em Up
Helen Mirren, the accomplished stage and screen actress, just turned 70. And with that milestone, she announced she's done with on-screen nudity. Her quote about it is pretty funny: "I was doing nude scenes [from] the first moment I started...
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There is NO such thing as too much PINK!
Help support the Fight against Breast Cancer and GO PINK ATX! Char kicked up her PINK! LOVE IT CHAR! There are lots of ways to get the word out and show support! Check out www.gopinkatx.com for parties, events, prevention/ early detection 411 and ways...
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What, No Faceplants?
If you're like me, you have troubling balancing when you're dancing in shoes. I can't imagine doing it on wheels. And not just any wheels. Five guys decided to dance to Justin Bieber's "What Do You Mean?" on Segways. You know,...
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Hillary Meets Hillary, Face-to-Face
If you missed Saturday Night Live this weekend, you missed a lot of funny things. This one's my favorite. Hillary Clinton - played by SNL cast member Kate McKinnon - came face-to-face with a bartender who looked an awful lot like Hillary...
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Maybe They Should Sue Suh
Ndamukong Suh is a defensive tackle for the MIami Dolphins. He's pretty good at his job, but you could argue that he's a little over-agressive. Back when he played for the Detroit Lions, he was suspended for stomping on Green Bay's...
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This is America's First Family?
Come on, Cosmopolitan. It's your 50th anniversary, and you dedicate the cover to the Kardashian/ Jenner women? And you call them "America's First Family?" I'm sorry, there's got to be better choices for that honor. The...
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Up Close & Personal with a Couple of Whales
A paddleboarder was paddling away on his board off the coast of Autralia, having a wonderful time. And then he came face-to-face with a pair of Southern Right whales, a couple of very rare animals. Nothing to worry about. The whales were completely...
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Halloween Hacks with Jack Black
Halloween is not just the time for ghouls and goblins and trick-or-treaters. It's the time for crafty people to get their craft on and make decorations out of fruits and vegetables and household items. So our pals at BuzzFeed decided, let's...
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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! 

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!


Austin Music Hall
208 Nueces St. ATX, 78701
Thursday, October 8th /  Doors open at 8 pm
Tickets on sale Friday 9/4 @10 am/ Ages 16 & up
Disclosure presents Wildlife feat. Disclosure (DJ Set) with special guests Claude Vonstroke, Jonas Rathsman and Pomo. Disclosure is an ACL Music Festival Late Night Show. Get your tickets before they sell out. 

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 
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.

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! 

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