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  1. Mercedes-Benz Sponsors Evolution Tour with Alabama Shakes, Young the Giant, Mayer Hawthorne

    11:58 am 7/1/2014

    Test drivers of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA and CLA will get free tickets to concerts at each tour stop.Read more

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  2. The Roots Introduce New CD With an Art Happening: Concert Review

    1:32 pm 5/14/2014

    The exclusive hip-hop event featured no live rapping and more prerecorded atmospherics than beats.Read more

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  3. Brooklyn Bowl Bringing Vibe to Vegas; Announces Initial Band Bookings

    11:41 am 1/28/2014

    Among the headliners scheduled to perform at the brand new venue: Phil Lesh & Friends, Jane's Addiction, O.A.R., The Roots and Elvis Costello and Cake.Read more

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  4. Love at First Jam: Elvis Costello on His Collaboration with The Roots (Q&A)

    5:07 pm 10/4/2013

    "I've ended up with this strange career of basically doing what the f--- I want," Costello tells THR. His latest effort, "Wise Up Ghost," may be the musician's most rhythmic work yet.Read more

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  5. Elvis Costello and The Roots to Release 'Wise Up Ghost' in September

    12:58 pm 5/29/2013

    Questlove calls the finished product “brilliant.”Read more

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  6. The Roots' Questlove to Release First Book

    12:54 pm 2/27/2013

    The four-time Grammy Award-winning drummer announces that "Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove" will be out in June.Read more

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  7. Lady Gaga, Cher, Snoop Dogg, Adam Levine Among Musicians Tweeting Election Elation

    9:40 pm 11/6/2012

    The music industry played a key role in Barack Obama’s re-election, and its stars are showing their devotion -- and relief -- on social media.Read more

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  8. Larry Bloch, Founder of New York's Wetlands Preserve Club, Dies at 59

    7:00 am 11/6/2012

    The music industry activist and champion of the jam band scene succumbed to pancreatic cancer in Brattleboro, VT, where he owned a store called Save the Corporations from Themselves.Read more

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  9. Questlove To Teach 'Classic Albums' Course At NYU; Syllabus Will Include Michael Jackson's 'Off the Wall,' Beasties' 'Paul's Boutique'

    6:33 pm 10/16/2012

    An NPR intern's dismissive review of Public Enemy's "It Takes A Nation..." inadvertently brings the "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" drummer to the Ivory Tower. Read more

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  10. Rihanna, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Deadmau5 to Headline London Music Festival

    3:58 am 7/5/2012

    This weekend's Barclaycard Wireless Festival in Hyde Park could create buzz not only with its performances, but also the troubles of its sponsor and the recent Drake-Chris Brown showdown.Read more

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