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Halsey, Skrillex, Incubus, More Announced For ACLU Benefit Concert

EDM superstar Zedd has had a benefit concert in the works for a bit now, and the artist recently confirmed who will attend the show. It seems to be quite the eclectic lineup! Halsey, Skrillex, and Incubus are just a few of the artists that will perform the the “Welcome!” concert. All benefits from ticket sales will benefit The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union). Check out all of the details in a tweet from Zedd after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here! Please follow and like us:

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Mary Lambert’s “Jesse’s Girl” Is An Ode To Lesbian Love

Mary Lambert made her musical breakthrough in 2012 after co-writing and singing “Same Love” with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. The song went on to become a top ten single in six countries. According to an interview with The Huffington Post, Lambert’s contributions to “Same Love” drew upon her experiences being “a queer woman growing up in a tumultuous, Christian upbringing”. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Lambert talks about how her rendition of Rick Springfield‘s “Jesse’s Girl” was transformed it into a lesbian ballad. Check out an excerpt from…

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GUEST BLOG: Working Nine To Five…To Midnight: Having A “Real” Job & Playing In A Band

I gather sleep like natives gather morsels of food: in small but much-needed increments. You see, my band, The Paper Jets, is unfortunately not my main piece as far as income goes (yet). No, no, I work in management for a publicly traded Fortune 500 global conglomerate. I am a number. I am a robot. I am Jack’s raging bile duct… until I leave work, change in the car, and make my way either to practice, the studio, or a show. Some articles may tell you that Corporate America will…

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RedGorilla Music Fest Coming To Texas In March

Are you planning on being in Austin, Texas in mid-March? Well, if you are, then consider heading to 6th Street for the RedGorilla Music Fest. The festival takes place Monday, March 16 – Sunday, March 21st, and is completely free to attend. Since 2001, this festival has helped promote hundreds of up-and-coming independent artists and further their careers. Over the years, artists such as Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore, Foster The People, Andrew W.K., and countless others have graced the stages of the festival. For more information and to stay up to…

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Macklemore Has A Baby On The Way

Macklemore and his fiancée Trisha Davis confirmed the news with a short video posted to Facebook. The video clip begins with the couple listening to their baby’s heartbeat for the first time, then jumps to shots of them in a sonogram room together, sharing hugs and kisses. You can check out the heartwarming video below. What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments section. To hear more from Macklemore, you can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #62

‘”Ah, music,” he said, wiping his eyes. “A magic beyond what we do here.” – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone The following photos were posted between December 14-20, 2014 and are shown with the original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow each of them so you don’t miss anything! If you missed last week’s edition you can catch up on those pictures here: Week #61 Please follow and like us:

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Musicians React To Ferguson Decision

Yesterday, the entire world went into an uproar after the grand jury on Michael Brown’s case decided not to indite Darren Wilson. There are many reasons the prosecutor gave for this decision. He said that Wilson was acting in self defense and that social media was to blame for the verdict, just to name a couple. As expected, many people were and still are outraged over the decision. #FergusonDecision and #BlackLivesMatter have been trending on social media for the past 24 hours. See musicians reaction to the verdict after the…

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WATCH: Macklemore “Same Love” Ft. Ed Sheeran

Macklemore performed at this year’s iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, NV. Check out his performance with Ed Sheeran below and let us know what you think. To hear more from Macklemore, purchase a CD here and buy concert tickets here. To check out Ed Sheeran live, you can buy concert tickets here or you can purchase a here     Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Macklemore and Fences “Arrows” Live on Good Morning America

On Monday morning, Macklemore and Fences performed the song, “Arrow” on Good Morning America. The song is the first single from Lesser Oceans, Fences’ upcoming album. Check out the video here! To hear more from Macklemore, purchase a CD here and buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Macklemore To Perform On The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon

Macklemore and Fences will be performing “Arrows” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday, September 5th at 11:35/10:35 Central. You can watch the official music video for the song below. Macklemore will be playing Tribe One Festival in Arizona this September. You can buy concert tickets here or purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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