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13 Jun 2009 22:19

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Music: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Cheap Trick Band hopes you will enjoy the show

  • Cheap Trick goes Beatles in Vegas this Fall. With the apparently diminishing returns of Tinted Windows not being nearly enough to keep drummer Bun E. Carlos busy, the meal ticket power-pop band he provides backing to will go to Vegas this September to play a series of “Sgt. Pepper”-themed shows, complete with orchestra. Don’t they have enough of their own hits to play that they don’t need to play another band’s? source

12 Apr 2009 10:04

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Music, Tech: This guy made a lot of YouTube musicians’ dreams come true

Michael Tilson Thomas handpicked the YouTube Symphony Orchestra, which plays Carnegie Hall next week. source

05 Feb 2009 11:33

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Music, Offbeat: Meet the polka superstar with an absurd number of Grammys

  • 17 Grammys for Jimmy Sturr, which is kind of a lot – but it’s all in minor categories
  • ≈130 albums Jimmy Sturr and his orchestra have recorded, which is definitely a lot source