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  1. Rolling Stones Sucking in Their Seventies? Hardly: Concert Review

    2:47 pm PDT 05/25/2015
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    The road warriors transcend jokes about the band's advanced years by kicking off a 15-city stadium tour with a ferociously well performed set of mostly '70s favorites. READ MORE

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  2. Still Getting Over Civil Wars Shell-Shock, Joy Williams Lays Bare at the El Rey: Concert Review

    2:33 pm PDT 05/21/2015
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    And now for her third act: solo star. READ MORE

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  3. After a Decade Away, Sleater-Kinney Slays L.A.: Concert Review

    11:36 am PDT 05/02/2015
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    The influential girl group performs a high-energy set spanning an impressive career. READ MORE

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  4. John Mellencamp Delivers Triumphant, Career-Spanning Show at the Apollo: Concert Review

    4:30 pm PDT 04/24/2015
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    The 63-Year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member is touring in support of his critically acclaimed "Plain Spoken" album READ MORE

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  5. At Staples Center, Barry Manilow Brings On the Hits 'One Last Time': Concert Review

    4:46 pm PDT 04/15/2015
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    No Fanilow left disappointed as the 71-year-old singer delivered the songs that still make the whole world sing. READ MORE

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  6. FKA Twigs Contorts, Slithers, Transforms Debut Album at L.A.'s Belasco Theatre: Concert Review

    1:34 pm PDT 04/15/2015
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    The singer's between-the-Coachellas concert took on the feel of a moody performance art piece. READ MORE

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  7. TV On The Radio Brings 'Seeds' and Light to L.A.'s Palladium: Concert Review

    5:16 pm PDT 04/04/2015
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    Touring behind Seeds, the band's first album since the 2011 death of longtime bassist Gerard Smith, a sense of "darkness and despair" gives way to a luminescent performance. READ MORE

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  8. Debbie Harry Swaps Punk for Upscale Swank at New York's Cafe Carlyle: Concert Review

    3:23 pm PDT 03/25/2015
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    Performing mostly material from her unfairly neglected solo career, the Blondie frontwoman proves she doesn't need to perform her classic hits to be compelling. READ MORE

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  9. 'The Music of David Byrne & Talking Heads': Concert Review

    3:47 pm PDT 03/24/2015
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    The former Talking Heads frontman makes a surprise appearance at this all-star tribute show encompassing songs from his wide-ranging career READ MORE

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  10. Jeff Tweedy Melds Jams With Jokes at Los Angeles Solo Show: Concert Review

    4:36 pm PDT 03/23/2015
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    Playing a downtown movie palace with a stripped-down band, Wilco’s frontman found a way not just to balance solo and group material but life-and-death concerns with lightheartedness. READ MORE

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  11. Ariana Grande Shows Her Love on Her Honeymoon Tour at Madison Square Garden (Photos)

    10:04 am PDT 03/21/2015
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    With elaborate entrances and rap cameos, the petite diva turns up the volume on her first arena jaunt with her back-to-back albums, 'Yours Truly' and 'My Everything.' READ MORE

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  12. Ariana Grande Breaks Free and Into Tears at Madison Square Garden: Concert Review

    9:50 am PDT 03/21/2015
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    The petite diva turns up the volume on the Honeymoon Tour, her first arena jaunt with her back-to-back albums, 'Yours Truly' and 'My Everything.' READ MORE

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  13. Meghan Trainor Raps, Sways and Takes Selfies on That Bass Tour in NYC (Photos)

    10:33 am PDT 03/14/2015
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    The "All About That Bass" breakout took the Irving Plaza stage for a show touting all-around positivity and parental empowerment. READ MORE

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  14. Meghan Trainor Is All About Positivity and Parents on That Bass Tour in NYC: Concert Review

    10:07 am PDT 03/14/2015
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    "Moms! Shout out to the moms dancing their butts off tonight — you look great!" READ MORE

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  15. Bob Seger Rides into the Forum 'Like a Rock': Concert Review

    2:23 pm PST 02/28/2015
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    The veteran rocker is touring in support of "Ride Out," his first new album in eight years amid talk that he may soon retire. READ MORE

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  16. Diana Ross Headlines Brooklyn Theater's Grand Reopening: Concert Review

    8:18 am PST 02/04/2015
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    The veteran star is the first to perform at the historic Kings Theatre in Flatbush following its $95 million restoration. READ MORE

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  17. 'Reich and Sondheim: In Conversation and Performance': Concert Review

    3:34 am PST 02/03/2015
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    Legendary composers Stephen Sondheim and Steve Reich chatted about their careers and introduced performances of their work in this evening presented by Lincoln Center's "American Songbook" series. READ MORE

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  18. Patti Smith Covers Nirvana, Praises Vincent D'Onofrio, Dedicates Song to Johnny Depp at L.A. Show

    11:00 pm PST 01/30/2015
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    Still bristling with rebellious ambition, the iconic singer continues to rock with brains and authority. READ MORE

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  19. Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga Sing Reverent Duets for Generations at The Chelsea: Concert Review

    3:03 pm PST 12/31/2014
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    Sixty years apart, the two performers showcase more than just their 'Cheek to Cheek' standards in Las Vegas before hitting Los Angeles and New York City READ MORE

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  20. Tears for Fears Covers Radiohead, Billy Corgan Asks, "Can You Fake It?" at KROQ Acoustic Christmas

    2:47 pm PST 12/15/2014
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    "What the hell am I doing here at Acoustic Christmas? I don't belong here" READ MORE

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