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John C. Reilly plays really good music?!?!?

Yeah, I’m totally not even kidding. Actor and comic extraordinaire John C. Reilly – Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Chicago, Gangs of New York, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers, Wreck-It Ralph, etc., etc. – and his band are playing in Santa Monica this week, where you can judge for yourself the talents of this multi-hyphenate performer. (And by [...]

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Arizona State Fair is right around the corner

The sure marker for the end of the summer in Phoenix is the day the Arizona State Fair opens their gates just before the holiday season. From October 12th through November 4th, you’ll have free reign to have fun like you did as a kid. You know, without having to drive 500 miles to Disneyland [...]

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Lollapalooza lineup “leaked,” Perry pissed…again

Lollapalooza is Aug. 3-5 in Grant Park, and for the millionth year in a row the lineup has been leaked way ahead of time. Perry Farrell wasn’t too stoked to have his beans spilled and reacted accordingly: “You Must have a small penis rt @LollaLeaks: I wonder how @perryfarrell would like it if I just [...]

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Is this the end of Lollapalooza?

One of Chicago’s most noted concert series may come to a screeching halt. The beloved Lollapalooza concert series may have taken its final bow last year without knowing it. Like New Year’s Eve and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations across the nation, the reason for the festival’s potential demise is common: funding. In early March, an [...]

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SXSW welcomes a new name to the stage

Music icon Pandora now has an official presence at one of the nation’s most revered music festivals. I’m going to pretend that you’re new to Texas (or even the US) and explain that SXSW is short for South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival, an event that brings together artists, fans, and industry leaders for [...]

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Lots of nightlife options in Philly’s Loft District

If your idea of the perfect neighborhood is one where you can walk to music and arts venues, not to mention good bars, without ever getting venturing far from your front door, Philly’s Loft District may be the place for you. The city’s Loft District, between Eighth Street and Broad, Spring Garden and Vine, is [...]