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44th in the 49th
President Barack Obama has been busy this week, visiting the nation's 49th state and making some points about climate change in the process. While in Alaska, he did some salmon fishing, taped a TV show with Bear Grylls, and visited some very...
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Can't a Frog Get a Little (Green) Peace?
Poor Kermit the Frog. He and his long-time beau, Miss Piggy, broke up over the summer. Just another in a long line of celebrity break-ups this year. He asked for privacy, but of course, you know the media. Now, they're falling over...
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Vince Wilfork Texas Stylin'
HBO's Hard Knocks is in its tenth season of following one NFL team through its training camp as the players get ready for the full season. This year, the show focuses on the Houston Texans. Vince Wilfork, one of the biggest defensive linemen...
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Which Fight Club Rule Does This Break?
Two daycare workers in New Jersey are facing charges after authorities learned they were organizing a fight club with the kids they were charged with watching. The kids were between the ages of four and six, and cell phone videos posted to SnapChat by...
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Kanye Wiggles
If you've got kids, then chances are good you know the Wiggles. In the 90s and into the 00s, they were a very popular singing group that appealed to the pre-school market. They had a TV show, CDs, and even a feature movie in the late 90s. In...
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You Have to Have a Sense of Humor
When you're a new mom, your body can do strange things to you when you least expect it. Just ask Jennifer Love Hewitt. She gave birth to her second child, a boy, not too long ago. On Tuesday, she headed out to a meeting, and her breast produced...
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Can I Get an Unsend Button, ASAP?
Here's one that's funny and sad at the same time. A guy in Illinois interviewed for a job and was offered a position. Somehow, when he got the offer, he managed to text two naked pictures of himself to the company's human resources...
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I'm an even BIGGER FAN now!...
Rachel Platten's 'Fight Song' has become very important to many, especially one of her fans Jeremiah who is fighting cancer. Rachel surprised him at the Children's Hospital in LA. But Rachel got a sweet surprise from Jeremiah when a duet...
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Week #5 What's up?!!!
I've been using Ovation Hair for about 5 weeks. Here's what's up.... #ovationhair @ovationhair www.ovationhair.com
"Not to Be Sexist, But..."
Star Wars has a Facebook page. If you knew that already, you could be a Star Wars geek. But that's not important right now. One of the characters in the much-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens is Captain Phasma, played by Gwendolyn...
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Whale Watch Play-by-Play
This is some incredible footage taken from a show called Big Blue Live on BBC One's BBC Earth in England. Steve Backshall was interviewing a whale expert while on a whale watch when his helicopter camera crew let him know that a blue whale - the...
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Ah, the White Knight After All
So Donald Trump took to Twitter yesterday to whine. Well, sort of. He wanted to let the world know that he felt "totally stupid" for "turning down millions of dollars" in campaign contributions. Really? That's what it takes to make him feel...
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The Name is Street... Too Street
Talk about poor choice of words. Anthony Horowitz, the guy currently in charge of writing new James Bond books, was on a promotional tour for his latest work, and the subject of Idris Elba came up. Idris, who's got a string of movie and TV...
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Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
A Marine named Jarrod Haschett posted a video to all sorts of social media a little over a year ago, hoping to get a date for the Marine Corps Ball in December. An even though it's the Air Force's motto, this Marine aimed high. He wanted to...
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Breakfast All McDay
McDonald's announced yesterday that it will be serving breakfast all day long. That's a nationwide move starting on October 6, following what must have been a successful test run in San Diego that started in the spring. McDonald's see...
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New Mix Ear Candy...
I'm a Big Fan of the new single from A Great Big World- Hold Each Other. It's about LOVE In general, and how it knows no boundaries. Hold Each Other, and together you can make it. LOVE CAN CONQUER ALL! It's considered a Progressive Pop Song...
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"Like That Little Cage is Gonna Help Ya"
Those sharks keep on coming. Check out this video of a monster shark leaping out of the water. You can get a sense of its size from the shark cage's pontoons in the foreground. The best part is the look on the face of the Australian Today...
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Say It Ain't So - Please Say It Ain't So
A day after the Video Music Awards, during which Kanye West ran about ten minutes past his alloted two minutes, the folks at TMZ are reporting that MTV wants Kanye to host the show next year. Seriously? I mean, what did we do to deserve that,...
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Hello Again, Denali
Just before leaving for a trip to Alaska, President Obama righted what many Native Americans see as a century old wrong. The name of America's highest peak, Mount McKinley in Alaska, has been changed back to its original name, Denali. In the...
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Hotel California, Sin Musica
This video's several months old, but I just stumbled on it, and it's worth sharing. An a capella group called Cubanos Acapella performed the Eagles' classic, "Hotel California." No music, except the music created by the...
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Concerts & Events

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. 

The Neighbourhood


Stubb's Bar-B-Q
801 Red River, ATX 78701
Friday, September 18th / 7pm
Tickets on sale now!

The Neighbourhood is coming w/ The Flood Tour w/ special guests Bad Suns and Hunny at Stubb's Bar-B-Q on Friday, September 18th. The NBHD will bring 'Sweater Weather' and more to ATX! 

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!

Disclosure


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 
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.

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



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