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  1. Miley Cyrus Stages Wildly Entertaining, Circus-Like Show at Honda Center: Concert Review

    2:25 pm PST 02/21/2014
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    With Madonna-inspired visuals, the twerking talent accessorizes her nearly two-hour Bangerz tour set with a midget, kiss-cam and giant hot dog. READ MORE

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  2. Eric Church Delivers Stellar Country Radio Seminar Surprise: Concert Review

    8:00 am PST 02/21/2014
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    An industry gig in the heart of Nashville is far from forgettable as the singer strips down his sometimes lambasted material to reveal what's beneath the surface. READ MORE

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  3. Paul Simon and Sting Prove an Inspired Pairing: Concert Review

    8:00 am PST 02/17/2014
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    The veteran singer-songwriters and old friends team up for what's likely to be one of the year's top tours. READ MORE

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  4. Spiritualized Christens Downtown L.A.'s Theatre at Ace Hotel: Concert Review

    2:51 pm PST 02/16/2014
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    A run-through of the band's most beloved album with a 30-piece ensemble proved the perfect opening event for a 1920s movie palace that's maintained its opulence while getting a slightly darker redesign. READ MORE

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  5. Kings of Leon Deliver No-Frills Evening at Madison Square Garden: Concert Review

    10:48 am PST 02/15/2014
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    The Tennessee-based band brought arena rock spectacle and anthemic hits to their two-hour set in New York City. READ MORE

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  6. Imagine Dragons Stays on Top of the World at the Forum: Concert Review

    10:32 am PST 02/15/2014
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    The Las Vegas-bred four-piece kept up their Grammy-winning high on Valentine's Day at the renovated Inglewood venue. READ MORE

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  7. Band of Horses Goes Acoustic: Concert Review

    1:25 pm PST 02/13/2014
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    The five-piece alt-rock group paraded through unplugged renditions of material drawn from their first four albums during a set at L.A.'s Immanuel Presbyterian. READ MORE

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  8. George Strait Says Farewell in Hit-Filled Show at Staples Center: Concert Review

    9:30 am PST 02/09/2014
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    The country legend played both his classics and new songs to a wildly enthusiastic audience that included "Duck Dynasty's" Willie and Korie Robertson. READ MORE

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  9. John Lloyd Young Showcases Powerful Vocals at Cafe Carlyle: Concert Review

    5:45 pm PST 02/05/2014
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    The star of Broadway's "Jersey Boys" and its upcoming film delivered a 75-minute set filled with classics during a new cabaret show. READ MORE

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  10. Billy Joel Doles Out the Hits for Monthly Madison Square Garden Residency: Concert Review

    12:10 pm PST 02/04/2014
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    The Piano Man delivers a typically outstanding concert as part of his monthly series at Manhattan's fabled arena. READ MORE

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  11. Justin Timberlake Touts Suits, Ties and Tequila at Newly Renovated Forum: Concert Review

    5:47 pm PST 01/21/2014
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    The "20/20 Experience" entertainer brought his world tour -- with a real intermission, because "I'm 32, so ... I need a break!" -- to the rehabbed Inglewood venue. READ MORE

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  12. Jake Bugg, Hailed as the Next Bob Dylan, Battles the Hype Machine -- And Loses: Concert Review

    9:00 am PST 01/12/2014
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    Bored or just British? The 19-year-old embraces his next-big-thing status at the expense of a New York City audience. READ MORE

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  13. Bruno Mars Christens the Chelsea in Las Vegas With Hits and Off-the-Cuff Covers: Concert Review

    6:22 pm PST 12/30/2013
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    Ahead of his Super Bowl halftime performance, the retro soul singer kicks off an eight-show stint at the Cosmopolitan's new venue. READ MORE

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  14. Bobby Womack Performs First New York City Show in Nearly a Decade: Concert Review

    7:48 pm PST 12/21/2013
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    The soul legend's nostalgic vibe was reinforced when he trotted out one early ‘70s classic after another. READ MORE

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  15. Reggie Watts Pretends to Follow Rock Heroes' Footsteps at Irving Plaza: Concert Review

    2:51 pm PST 12/12/2013
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    The comedian-musician previewed "about 70 percent" of the songs on a forthcoming album, complete with backing tracks built live and interspersed with self-deprecating jabs. READ MORE

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  16. Jay Z Entrances L.A. Crowd, Despite By-the-Numbers Set at Staples Center: Concert Review

    5:26 pm PST 12/10/2013
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    The rapper proves that he's truly too big to fail at a Los Angeles tour stop. READ MORE

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  17. Rod Stewart Delivers the Hits at Madison Square Garden: Concert Review

    3:40 pm PST 12/10/2013
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    The rocker entertains a New York crowd with a career-spanning concert. READ MORE

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  18. Queens of the Stone Age Reign at KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas Night 1: Concert Review

    6:31 pm PST 12/08/2013
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    Kings of Leon, AFI and Vampire Weekend also were on the bill for the first night of the annual holiday celebration at the Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. READ MORE

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  19. Cyndi Lauper Enlists Pink, Josh Groban, The Hives for LGBT Benefit: Concert Review

    9:44 am PST 12/08/2013
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    Cyndi Lauper headlines a star-studded event to raise awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth homelessness. READ MORE

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  20. Drake Gets Up Close and Personal at L.A. Tour Stop: Concert Review

    10:30 pm PST 11/26/2013
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    The Toronto rapper brings sincerity and raw emotive power to Staples Center -- along with hip-hop friends Snoop Dogg, Nicki Minaj and Birdman. READ MORE

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  21. Beck Recruits Anne Hathaway, Jack Black, Jenny Lewis for 'Song Reader' Experiment: Concert Review

    3:36 pm PST 11/25/2013
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    The critically acclaimed artist debuts his sheet music project at Los Angeles' Walt Disney Concert Hall with a little help from his friends -- and father. READ MORE

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