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Archive: Wednesday July 1, 2020

The Return of the Drive-In & Andrew McMahon

Published 3 months ago by AJ Edmonds

It’s a great time to fire up that old Suburban sitting in the driveway next to your Prius! Back are the days of piling everyone in the car and going to the drive-in! Nederlander Concerts is launching its Summer Drive-In OC series in the parking lot of the City National Grove of Anaheim. The series with feature movies, concerts and more.

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All Americana- Part 2: So Many Great Artists!

Published 3 months ago by AJ Edmonds

Each year the highlight of the Americana Music Associations Americanafestis  the Americana Honors and Awardsnight.

If you read Part 1, you know that this year,
Americanafest is going on virtually as Thriving Roots,Sept. 16-18.  The Honors and AwardsCeremony is still currently scheduled to take place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Sept. 16. 

The big question in my mind is: Who will win
Artist of the Year?”  Theres some tough competition in this category!  

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Hear At Home with Alex Greenwald from Phantom Planet

Published 3 months ago by Nic Harcourt

Hear At Home with Alex Greenwald from Phantom Planet

In this episode of our Hear At Home series, our morning host, Nic Harcourt talks with Alex Greenwald of Phantom Planet. Greenwald tells us what he's been up to during quarantine and about the process of making Phantom Planet’s latest music video for "Only One." Nic gets Greenwald to tell us about the band's resurgence for their latest album, Devastator.

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 1

Published 3 months ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


BRYAN DEVENDORF of The National
DEBBIE HARRY of Blondie
FRED SCHNEIDER of The B-52’s
PHIL SOLEM of The Rembrandts
WILLIE DIXON

 

THIS HAPPENED


In 1957, Billboard’s front page proclaimed, “Good music may be making a comeback on the bestseller charts, but rock and roll discs continue to dominate the pop market.”

In 1963, The Beatles recorded two songs, including “She Loves You,” in less than four hours. “She Loves You” went on to become The Beatles’ first million-selling single.

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