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Monday, May 25, 2015

Arts & Music

Willie Nelson to roll out own brand of marijuana

Willie Nelson to roll out own brand of marijuana

DALLAS — Music legend Willie Nelson is jumping into the movement to commercialize marijuana and plans to roll out his own brand of cannabis that he intends to make “the best on the market.”
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Lambert, Bryan, Swift’s mom dominate American Country Music Awards

Lambert, Bryan, Swift’s mom dominate American Country Music Awards

ARLINGTON, Texas — Miranda Lambert won four awards, including album and song of the year, but the singer lost the night’s top prize to Luke Bryan at Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards....
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Green Day plows into Rock Hall along with Jett, Ringo

Green Day plows into Rock Hall along with Jett, Ringo

CLEVELAND (AP) – With plenty of punk attitude and energy, Green Day thrashed its way into the Rock Hall.
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Rays concert series lineup includes Aoki, Jacksons

Rays concert series lineup includes Aoki, Jacksons

Steve Aoki and The Jacksons top the first acts announced for this year’s Tampa Bay Rays Concert Series.
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Incubus, Deftones teaming for Tampa concert

Alt-rock bands Incubus and Deftones will hit the road this summer on a co-headlining U.S. tour stopping in Tampa on Aug. 13.
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Johnny G Lyon band moving on after Skipper’s farewell

Johnny G Lyon band moving on after Skipper’s farewell

For half his life, Johnny G Lyon has led the Johnny G Lyon Band playing local venues with high-energy dance music.
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Review: ‘Pippin’ revives razzle dazzle of the original at Straz Center

Review: ‘Pippin’ revives razzle dazzle of the original at Straz Center

The dance moves are unmistakably inspired by the original director Bob Fosse. The circus acrobatics add an impressive touch. The story remains fun and uplifting. And having a good cast makes for an entertaining version of “Pippin” which...
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Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr

Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr

NEW YORK – The first few years after the Beatles split, Ringo Starr had bragging rights on his mates.
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American Idol’s Top 5 coming to Clearwater

“American Idol” is hitting the road this summer for a 37-date tour kicking off July 7 at Ruth Eckerd Hall.
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Record Store Day in Tampa, St. Pete features fresh vinyl and free beer

Record Store Day in Tampa, St. Pete features fresh vinyl and free beer

It’s that time of year again to celebrate record stores — those places that still sell tangible items with plastic wrap you can excitedly rip off, and nice, big covers you can stare at as you listen to your music.
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