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Brittany and BretMarch 18, 2020

Brittany Wilson had visited scores of countries, ran marathons, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and has been involved in an elephant rescue in Africa. However, in February 2020 Brittany added a new accomplishment to her “bucket list” that she had not envisioned just a few months earlier.

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Journey at the JointFebruary 12, 2015

Journey announced that it has added some special shows to the end of its North American tour dates with the Steve Miller Band. The dates are actually a residency at the Hard Rock & Casino in Las Vegas called The Joint.

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hedpe and Powerman 5000January 8, 2015

Through January and February, (hed)p.e. and Powerman 5000 will tour the Western United States with 24 shows performed by these longtime rock bands over a span of 28 nights.

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Chris ReaNovember 8, 2014

Chris Rea has been called by some the “poor man’s Leonard Cohen” with the husky cigarette voice that can make any song sound serious and fundamentally important no matter how insignificant the topic.

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Roger Hodgson and bandOctober 24, 2014

Roger Hodgson, the founder and former composer and vocalist of the group Supertramp, will be coming back to North America for a mini-tour this November while his original band prepares to release a special 40th anniversary edition of their 1974 classic Crime of the Century.

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The Veer UnionMay 27, 2014

The Veer Union starts their early summer North American tour to promote the release of the deluxe edition of Divide the Blackened Sky.

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Lou ReedApril 14, 2014

On a trilogy of album during the 1980s, Lou Reed perfected the concept album as he talked about the urgency of the moment and had specific characters dealing with their own hardship situation.

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Fleetwood Mac in 1969August 20, 2013

Many know Fleetwood Mac under the guidance of Buckingham and Nicks. But there were two incarnations before one was under the creative direction of Peter Green and the second under Bob Welch.

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In 2013, Bret Alexander, a songwriter and producer based in Northeastern Pennsylvania, wrote a series of weekly blogs titled “The Real Gig: A Musician’s Guide to the Universe”.

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