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50 Shades of SNL
Dakota Johnson, star of 50 Shades of Grey, hosted Saturday Night Live this past weekend. Her opening monologue wasn't bad. She poked fun at 50 Shades - actually took a couple of good shots at it. And interestingly, she introduced her parents -...
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Don't Believe It? Just Watch!
"Uptown Funk" is one of the hottest tunes in the country. It's one of those songs that gets your blood pumping and toes tapping. Until now. Thanks to Alex Bove and the Dancing Grandpas, "Uptown Funk" got slowed down - well, a little...
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Live Long and Prosper
Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing the iconic Mister Spock in a variety of Star Trek movies and TV shows, passed away on Friday at the age of 83. Four days earlier, he posted his final tweet, which sounds like he knew he was leaving... A life is...
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Making the Most of Nothing
Steve Harvey has proved himself a master of making the most of some of the ridiculous moments on Family Feud. But this one from last month takes the cake. Simple question: "Other than fruit, name something you might choose by squeezing it...
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When in Chicago...
On Sunday, thousands of people jumped into Chicago's Lake Michigan. It was time for the annual Polar Plunge, which raised close to $1 million for Special Olympics On hand were a few celebrities. Vince Vaughn, an area native, jumped in wearing a...
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Kelly Quits the Cops
Kelly Osbourne went through with her threat to leave Fashion Police. Last week, she was pretty upset over a comment her co-host Giuliana Rancic made about Zendaya's dreadlocks that created quite a stir. She made her departure official on...
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Showing Your True Colors
It's entirely possible the world went insane on Thursday. Someone posted a picture of a two-toned striped dress to Tumblr on Wednesday, and asked simply: “Guys please help me - is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my...
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Got Frozen Fever Yet?
The folks at Disney released the trailer for Frozen Fever, a short film featuring all your favorite Frozen characters this week. It will be seen in theaters in front of Disney's Cinderella, which will be released on March 13. And it seems like...
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Working Out with Queen Bey
Ever wonder how Beyonce keeps herself fit and toned? Wonder no more. Because on Wednesday, the Queen herself released an Instagram video to show herself in action, keeping fit and getting toned. The video is speeded up to the tune of "Eye...
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From T&A to Big Bang Theory
Melissa Rauch plays a scientist on The Big Bang Theory. The other night on Conan, she talked about how she started performing at a very young age, in her parents' basement. Her parents encouraged her in the arts, and let her see shows that...
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How is This a Thank You?
Kim Kardashian just reached 27 million followers on Instagram. This is where you say "Whoopee" or "Yahoo," I guess. So to say thanks, Kim posted a selfie to her Instagram page. A selfie showing part of her butt wrapped around...
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Ice-T Ices Cartoon Voices
A lot of people know Ice-T from his music, and his movies, and his long-running stint as one of the detectives on Law & Order: SVU. But a lot less know him for his work as a cartoon voiceover artist. (Stay with the bit. It works if you stay...
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This Guy Had the Hot Hand!
Florida State University's basketball squad lost to Miami on Wednesday by four points, 81 - 77. But that's only how the story ends. How Florida State got that close - that's the real story. Because freshman guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes...
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Llamas on the Lam
A couple of llamas got loose in Sun City, Arizona yesterday afternoon, and the helicopter-shot video of the event quickly went viral. Fox News picked it up, and (sorry) ran with it. Shepard Smith provided running commentary on the "llama...
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Look out...
I'm looking forward to the 'Divergent' sequel... 'Insurgent' in theaters on March 20th! If you haven't seen the trailer, check it out! YES!!!  Also, I think Great news about one of my favorite shows. "American...
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A Snow-Covered Cottage Industry
When Mother Nature dumps 100 inches and counting of frozen white precipitation on you, you spend an awful lot of time cursing as you move that stuff around. Not Kyle Waring. This entrepreneur, who lives on the Massachusetts coastline north of Boston,...
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"Unless You Know How to Make Jokes, Don't Do It!"
Giuliana Rancic's comments about Zendaya's dreadlocks - smelling like patchouli oil and weed - during the Fashion Police episode focusing on the Oscars is still stirring controversy. Yesterday on The View, Whoopi Goldberg took the others on...
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Giuliani Gets Stewartized
Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani has been taking a lot of heat over comments he made about President Obama not loving America. The reaction has come from all quarters - even some conservative quarters that Giuliani probably considered safe havens...
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Get Off Your Duff For The DUFF
Seems like all the movie talk these days has centered on 50 Shades of Grey. A little bit of controversy, a best-selling book series, and boom! You've got a blockbuster before it was even released. Other movies tend to get put in the shadows by...
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Can This Be Unheard?
Lady Gaga did quite nicely with her reboot of Julie Andrews' songs from The Sound of Music during Sunday's Oscars celebration. Now a pair of metal musicians have cut into another Julie Andrews classic - this time...
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Concerts & Events

WEST OF THE FEST 2015!


Key Bar
617 W. 6th St. , ATX 78701
Friday, March 20th from 12 pm – 4 pm
Free Admission! No Wristbands! No RSVP Required! 
Must be 21 and up!

Mix 94.7 is proud to be at the Key Bar for another AWESOME West of the Fest. A music showcase that features some of the Hottest music talents and rising talents in the industry. Take the day off to enjoy: Lifehouse, Blue October, The Ting Tings, Young Rising Sons and Melanie Martinez with more to be announced soon!

Panic! At the Disco


Rodeo Austin
9100 Decker Lake Road, ATX, 78724
Tuesday, March 17th after the Pro Rodeo
Tickets on sale now

Rodeo Austin hosts over 130 live music performances during the fifteen-day Fair and Rodeo, March 14th – 28th, and is proud to bring a concert series to the Live Music Capital of the World that truly has something for everybody. From Texas country to punk rock, Rodeo Austin boasts a tremendous lineup featuring a variety of world class concerts that every fairgoer and rodeo fan can enjoy!  Tuesday  ,March 17th  Rock with Panic! At the Disco after the ProRodeo!

*After the main stage concert, head over to the 100X Club for even more live music as you dance the night away at Rodeo Austin's exclusive after-hours honky-tonk.

 

SOLD OUT! Pentatonix


The On My Way Home Tour
ACL Live @ the Moody Theater
310 Willie Nelson Blvd, ATX 78701
Thursday, March 26th Doors 6:30 pm/Show 8 pm
SOLD OUT!

Vocal quintet Pentatonix are celebrating the holiday season with their latest release 'That’s Christmas To Me ' which debuted #9 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and is currently #1 on its Holiday Chart. The release was the group’s 2nd album (the first one being PTX Vol. III) within a month and 4th in less than a year to debut Top 10 on the chart.  Pentatonix currently has more than 6.7 million YouTube subscribers (besting Beyoncé and Avicii) and 650 million cumulative views.

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.

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!

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 on sale Friday, February 13th at 10am!

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

Iggy Azalea


Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX, 78701
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Tickets on sale  now.

Iggy Azalea is bringing 'The Great Escape Tour' to the Frank Erwin Center with special guests Nick Jonas and R&B/Hip Hop Favs Tinashe and DJ Wizz Kidd. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 19th at 9 am. 

Iggy tweeted about the tour and her 2nd album... 'I like the idea of me being kind of a musical escape artist for people."...'It's actually been an amazing last few years getting to where I'm at now and I can't wait for 2015 and album 2 plus tour!' 

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 on sale Saturday, January 24th at 10am

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.

Ed Sheeran


Frank Erwin Center
1701 Red River, ATX, 78701
Wednesday, May 6  512-471-7744
Tickets on sale Friday, March 6 @ 10am

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 Friday, February 27th @ 10 am

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 Friday, February 13 at 10am

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!

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 Friday, Feb. 6th @ 10am
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.

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!

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!

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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