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WHEN I WAS CRUEL The legendary Elvis Costello is touring the southland this week. The legendary singer, composer and even interview host with such classics like “Oliver’s Army” and “Veronica” willbe at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center on Thursday and at the Ryman Auditorium on Saturday.
AND THE WINNER IS... Kris Bryant of the Tennessee Smokies. Bryant easily won the Home Run Derby Monday at Engel Stadium as part of this year’s Southern League AllStar Game and ceremonies that took play Monday and Tuesday in Chattanooga. Too bad he didn;t connect in the game as the South Division defeated the North 6-4 at AT&T Field.
The Counting Crows are back touring and they have a new album. They are headed to a city near you. They will perform Sunday along with Toad the Wet Sprockett at Chastain Park.
MIDDLE CYCLONE When she’s not hanging out with her Boyfriends or New Pornographers, Neko Case has been known to go solo and do it well. The American singer-songwriter performs Tuesday in Athens GA at the Georgia Theatre and Wednesday at Iron City Live in Birmingham.
The Iraquagmire Continues And… suddenly… all is chaos in Iraq. Militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are within 60 miles of Baghdad after a week-long offensive. In a strange turn of events, the U.S. and Iran held high-level talks to discuss ways to halt ISIS. The U.S. Navy moved the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush to the region, but president Obama says he has ruled out the use of U.S. forces in Iraq. About 275 U.S. military members remain in the country after the withdrawal of most of our forces in late 2011… …Republicans have been quick to jump on Obama for “creating” ISIS, showing a grasp of revisionist history that is astounding. Some say the administration was too keen to withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq, despite the fact that George W. Bush signed the orders. (Remember the press
conference where Dubya had to dodge a flying shoe? That’s when he made the announcement.) “Triggered” by faked evidence of “weapons of mass destruction” and myopically focused on eliminating Saddam Hussein, the Iraq war strategy paid little thought to post-war governing. The Shiite sectarianism of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has created conditions for Sunni extremists like ISIS to flourish…
…It’s important to remember that Iraq never really wanted to be a country. In 1919, British Army administrator/spy Gertrude Bell arbitrarily drew the borders of Jordan, Syria and Iraq in a manner convenient to the then-Empire. For centuries, Iraq has been home to Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds… and further divided by scores of tribal loyalties. The removal of Saddam Hussein just opened the floodgates for internal conflicts, including numerous outbreaks of vio…ISIS includes former mem- lence in previously peaceful bers of Al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), territories… which formed a year to a yearand-a-half after the U.S. inva- …Back in 2003, General Colin sion of Iraq in 2003. When Powell (a supporter of the they were beaten back by the invasion before he learned of U.S. troop “surge” in 2007, the the faked WMD evidence) AQI elements that would invoked “the Pottery Barn morph into ISIS jumped right rule—you break it, you own into Syria’s civil war. ISIS it.” Even though Chattanooga emerged from this conflict as a has not yet been blessed with virtual min-state... a Pottery Barn (or an IKEA, for
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that matter), you get the point. The U.S. broke Iraq, threw untold billions at a “democratic” government there and then watched helplessly as that government inspired sectarian resentment and violence… …There’s a lesson here… and it’s an expensive one. We, as a nation, need to a better job of holding our government in check. In the past, we have been too quick to jump into military conflicts where we don’t know the lay of the land or have the slightest grasp of who our friends (and enemies) are. Our attempts at “nationbuilding” keep failing dismally. Politicians love to talk about “sewing the seeds of freedom” around the world, but freedom needs more than a constant stream of manure to take root…
- Mark Bedford
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CHOOSING BUSINESS TAX ACCOUNTANTS FROM THE START No matter how large or small your business is, having business tax accountants dedicated to getting your financials in order is a key component of maintaining your business. Although each business typically has a different fiscal year end, tax-time for businesses is just as crazy as tax time for individuals. On the corporate side of things, tax deadlines are happening monthly, for millions of businesses across the country. While your fiscal year end may be in April, so are countless other's businesses. This means that people are busy all the time, from accountants to the Revenue Service, which can make it difficult to find the help and support you need come tax time.
business is up and running. They can help you choose a fiscal year end, and with their breadth of accounting and tax knowledge, they won't need to be on the phone with Revenue Agents for assistance (as you may be if you handle your own accounting).
have to figure out your financials for your entire year all at once, you'll want professional help. Business tax accountants will help you make sense of everything and make suggestions for how to move forward in a more organized manner.
There's no time
As a business owner you can't be dedicating all of your time to bookkeeping, financial statements and tax filing. You need to be able to focus on your business if you have any hope of making it last. A business tax accountant makes that possible by removing all of the extraneous paperwork from your plate, and allowing If you are just starting out, you to get back to work. make sure you look into hiring a business tax accountant Outsourcing so that you can get back to what matters most: running The upside of a dedicated your business and focusing business tax accountant is on its success. that they don't need to be a full-time employee, which is - Blair Illiano6 great for small business own-
Compiling and organizing the amount of information needed to file year end taxes can be overwhelming on its own. Depending on if you are a fan of hand-written ledgers, or you track everything electronically, getting all the information you need together can be a pain. This pain is compounded if you aren't balancing your books monthly, or don't have someone Starting off right very organized doing it for you. Doing your books on a To combat this, your best bet monthly basis helps keep tax is hiring a business tax time manageable, but if you accountant as soon as your are in a position where you
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ers. Outsourcing your accounting needs is a very popular choice for businesses of all sizes. An additional bonus to outsourcing is the innovations occurring in filesharing technologies and business software. These new tools are making it even easier for businesses to transmit critical information to their business tax accountants, or affiliates, without having to use a courier or risk email. Cloud-based technology is one method gaining popularity, and its helped to make accounting in any form much more accessible.
ARIES (Mar. 21- April 20) Don't shy away from potential mates they want to introduce you to. Look for something entertaining to do. You've got that competitive edge. You can gain valuable cultural knowledge through dealing with foreigners. TAURUS (Apr. 21- May 21) Don't let your emotions interfere with moneymaking deals. Don't spend too much in order to impress others. Your position may be in question if you haven't been pulling your weight. GEMINI (May 22-June 21) Be careful how you deal with colleagues. Get motivated and follow up on some self-improvement reso-
lutions. Be sure to take time for old (Aug. 23 -Sept. 23) friends or relatives you don't get to Relatives will want to get together. see that often. Communicate with relatives who may need advice in order to find CANCER solutions to their existing prob(June 22-July 22) lems. Avoid scandals of any sort. Love can be heightened if you sit down and discuss your future LIBRA plans. Don't take advantage of your (Sept. 24 -Oct. 23) expense account. Contracts will Your partner may be somewhat not be as lucrative as you think. irritable today. New interests are preoccupying your time. You are LEO best to keep your money tied up in (July 23-Aug 22) a safe and secure place. You will be your usual charming self and the partners you attract SCORPIO may be the adventurous type. You (Oct. 24 - Nov. 22) will have splendid suggestions for Rather than making a scene, comfund raising events. You can expect municate quietly about the way to have a passionate time if you go you feel. You will enjoy getting out with someone you are romanti- together with friends. You can cally interested in. make personal changes that will enhance your reputation and give VIRGO you greater self confidence.
lines of communication open. CAPRICORN (Dec 22.- Jan. 20) You may be thinking of starting your own business. You must make them stand on their own two feet regardless of how much you want to make things better for them. Moves will be hectic but favorable in the end. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 -Feb. 19) Losses could occur if you haven't been careful when dealing with joint financial ventures. You'll communicate easily and develop new friendships. Escapist tendencies may lead to overindulgence.
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Long Live Tony Gwynn It is rarely that I write about A student of the game Gwynn Padres, a rarity in sports any baseball two weeks in a row epitomizes to me what all ath- more. He did his homework and without cause but I am compelled to after the news Monday. Tony Gwynn died at the age of 54. In my lifetime I have never witnessed a more pure hitter and diplomat for the sport of baseball and sports in general. Gwynn’s career average was .338 never hitting below .309 in a single season. The strike shortened 1994 season saw him batting .394 when the plug was pulled on the season with still two months to letes SHOULD be. He played his was always studying tapes of play. entire career in San Diego for the opposing pitchers, was kind of a quiet and gentle man who let his bat do the talking. What I really loved about Gwynn was his physique. He was an ever so slightly chubby guy with a sweet swing and a lot of speed. He looked a lot like us. He was not a body builder, performance enhancement junkie who looked like a cartoon character. He looked a lot like you and me. And for that I’ve always had a fondness and felt a bond to him even though he played for the hated Padres and long time foe for my Atlanta Braves. And when interviewed he spoke in a nasal rasp that almost made him sound kind of nerdy – not your typical egotistical jock. He indeed was one of us.
Over the years I cussed him plenty as he made mincemeat out of Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and John Smoltz, but it was all in the heat of battle. I couldn’t help but admire his work ethic and Godgiven ability. He was never one about money, praise or ego gratification, he was about being the best hitter he could be. Another stereotypical site besides Gwynn’s sweet swing was a huge lump of chewing tobacco in his mouth, as a majority of ballplayers used to do. He succumbed to oral cancer Monday at the age of 54. He admitted his chewing tobacco probably had something to do with his oral cancer, yet being the class act he was he didn’t point fingers or blame, he accepted his fate and the consequences of his actions. Ten years ago I got to meet his son Tony, Jr. when he played for the Huntsville Stars, farm team for the Milwaukee Brewers. Like his dad he’s a class act but not quite the same hitter. Hopefully baseball will realize what a loss this is to not only the sport but the world in general. Men like Tony Gwynn are too few and far between. And because of who he was and what he was is why baseball is one of the greatest sports around.
- Dave Weinthal ENIGMA
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Dear Rocco, My mother and I are really close. I am 13. There is only one problem. She doesn’t know I go out with boys. She is always telling her friends that I am different and not interested in that sort of thing. I want to know if I should tell her. The one other time I lied to her she cried because I kept a secret from her. I need help. ENIGMA
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JUNEAU, Alaska (UPI) - An Alaska mom thinks her 2-year-old daughter deserves a name thats as “Awesome” as her personality. Lisa Flores, of Juneau, Alaska, has asked a judge to change her daughter’s name from Viviana Contea Flores to Viviana Awesome Flores. Flores, 36, recently told the Juneau Empire that she got the idea from her 13-year-old son,
Dominic, who was 11 when he suggested that his unborn baby sister should have a creative middle name. “The big reason why I wanted to do this is because when I got pregnant, she was a surprise, and the father didn’t stay in the picture for very long,” Flores said. “My son was very supportive, and I thought it was a good opportunity to give her the name he chose and to recognize my son for all of the help he gave.” “‘My middle name is Awesome,’ that’s
what I want her to say,” Dominic said. “It’s just one of those childhood things, like I always wanted my name to be Awesome.” Dominic and his mother originally discussed the name Danger, but decided that “it’s so much to live up to,” Flores told Good Morning America. (“Danger” happens to be the middle name Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong gave his son Jakob. But when she chose the name “Contea,” her son was disappointed. “He
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was pretty sad about it and I’ve been working to change it since,” Flores said. The Flores family has a hearing scheduled for July 7. QUANZHOU, China (UPI) Excuses, excuses, excuses... A Chinese man who got his penis stuck in an air-conditioning pipe waited two days before seeking medical attention because he was embarrassed.
Lian Tien told doctors that he slipped and got himself stuck in the pipe while painting in the nude in Quanzhou. The 61-yearold “did not think people would believe him” and only went to the hospital after he experienced swelling and developed a fever. “I thought that no-one would believe me and I tried everything I could think of to get the damned thing off once it got stuck,” Tien said, according to India Today. “I cut it from the wall and tried pouring oil and liquid soap down the sides but my manhood was so tightly wedged that nothing dripped down. I went to sleep thinking that if I relaxed it would slide off. But it didn’t. It began to get red and inflamed. I was worried that I would get a terrible infection.” Doctors were unable to treat Tien so they called in the fire brigade. It took firefighters four hours remove the pipe from around Tien’s genitals. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A Florida man was arrested on a prostitution charge after he allegedly offered to exchange some green for sex during a reverse prostitution sting by the Daytona Beach Police Department. The thing is, the only green that Alonzo Liverman had was a salad from Applebee’s. The 29-
year-old wasn’t the only one to get busted and the DBPD arrested nine other men, including former Florida State basketball player Tim Pickett. During an encounter with an undercover female officer, Liverman replied “I got a salad” after she said, “I’m hungry, you got food?” According to the arrest report, the officer offered to give Liverman a “blow job for a salad.” Liverman consented to the deal and asked, “You ready to go?” Liverman was sentenced to two days in jail and fined $500 after pleading no contest to the misdemeanor charge. BREMERTON, Wash. (UPI) - A Washington man may have to cancel some of his tee times after he was arrested for allegedly stealing $9,200 worth of clubs and other gear. The “golf addict” is accused of taking more than 50 clubs from the pro shop at Gold Mountain Golf Course. According to the Bremerton Police Department, the man tried to sell some of the stolen gear online, leading to his arrest. The 26-year-old’s apartment allegedly contained “golf paraphernalia, photos of himself playing golf and a hat reading “Born to Golf, Forced to Work” in addition to some of the stolen equipment. He was
booked into Kitsap County Jail for investigation of trafficking in stolen property and burglary. “Burglaries are often the result of addictions — drugs, alcohol or gambling,” Bremerton Police Chief Steve Strachan said in a press release. “I think this is the first one we have seen that looks like a golf addiction.” The unemployed suspect has played golf at Gold Mountain at least eight times in the past year. PERTH, Australia (UPI) Australian police arrested a man and charged him with drunk driving after he was found riding a motorized beer cooler while under the influence of alcohol. The 22-year-old was driving the cart down the middle of a quiet street in the suburbs on Friday night. The motorized cooler – known in Australia as an esky – did contain alcohol at the time. “This motor vehicle would only be able to travel at very low speeds, the lighting devices on said vehicle would be negligible and make it very difficult for other motorists to see,” police said in a statement, according to the Telegraph. Other Australians have been arrested for operating eskys while intoxicated in the past. A 38-year-old was arrested for drunk driving his motorized
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cooler back in March and a 23year-old lost his license for nine months following a 2011 esky incident. In the 2011 case, the young man took his “extreme cooler” for a “test drive” on a main road. SEATTLE, Wash. - “Wht r u wearing right now?” “A surgical smock & mask.” “Kinky! ;)” At least that is what I imagine is being texted back and forth between this doctor and his cyber lover during surgeries. The Washington state Medical Quality Assurance Commission says it has suspended the license of a Seattle anesthesiologist accused of frequently exchanging sexually explicit texts during surgeries. A statement issued by the state Health Department says Dr. Arthur K. Zilberstein is accused by the commission of compromising patient safety by his “preoccupation with sexual matters” while he was on hospital duty. In addition to the allegation of sexting during surgeries when he was the responsible anesthesiologist, the commission has accused Zilberstein of improperly accessing medical-record imaging for sexual gratification and having sexual encounters at his workplace.
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TTH HU U RRSSD DA AYY JJuu nnee 1199 BBU UD D’’ SS (Chattanooga) DJ Hammer TTRREE M MO ON NTT TT A AVVEE RRN N (Chattanooga) Songwriters Showcase CCA AM M PP H HO OU USSEE (Chattanooga) Open Mic ARRII’’SS H A HA ARRBBO ORR LLIIG GH H TT SS (Chattanooga) Keyz Brown CCA AM M PP H HO OU USSEE (Chattanooga) Open Mic RRH HYY TT H HM M && BBRREE W WSS (Chattanooga) The Reigns Game CCO O BBBB EEN N EERRG G YY PPEE RRFFO O RRM M IIN NG GA ARRTT SS CC EEN N TTEE RR (Atlanta) Elvis Costello RRIIVVEERRFFRRO ON NTT PPA ARRK K (Nashville) Xavier Rudd HA H ARRRRA AH H ’’SS CCH H EERRO OK KEEEE CCA ASS IIN NO O (Cherokee) Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors TTH H EE CCO ON NCC O OU U RRSS EE (Knoxville) Tantric DO D OW WN NTT O OW WN NA ATT H HEE N NSS (Athens, GA) “Athfest”
FFRRII D DA AYY JJ uunnee 2200 TTH H EE CCO OM MEED D YY CCA ATT CC H H (Chattanooga) James Gregory RRA AW W (Chattanooga) DJ Reggie Reg RRH HYY TT H HM M && BBRREE W WSS (Chattanooga) The Nim Nims, Danimal, Hudson K MIILLLLEE RR PPLLA M AZZA A (Chattanooga) Alanna Royale, Debi D. & River City Jazz TTEE N NN N EESSSSEE EE TT H H EEA ATT RREE (Knoxville) Elvis Costello HEE RRIITTA H AG G EE PPA ARRK K (Cullman, AL) Charlie Daniels Band, Little Big Town, Deejay Silver VVA ARRII EETT YY PPLL A AYYH HO OU U SSEE (Atlanta) Xavier Rudd TTH H EE EE A ARRLL (Atlanta) Pusswhip Banggang BB..BB.. K KII N NG G’’ SS BBLLU U EESS CC LLU U BB (Nashville) Too Slim & the Taildraggers DO D OW WN NTT O OW WN NA ATT H HEE N NSS (Athens, GA) “Athfest”
SSA ATT U URRD DA AYY JJ uunnee 2211 TTH H EE CCO OM MEED D YY CCA ATT CC H H (Chattanooga) James Gregory RRH HYY TT H HM M && BBRREE W WSS (Chattanooga) The Velcro Pygmies BBA ARRTT’’ SS LLA AK KEE SSH HO O RREE (Chattanooga) DJ E RRA AW W (Chattanooga) DJ Reggie Reg GEE M G M TT H HEE A ATTRREE (Calhoun, GA) The Breakfast Club FFRREED D RRIICC K K BBRRO OW WN N JJRR.. A AM M PPH HIITT H HEE AATT RREE (Atlanta) Bruce Hornsby EED DD DIIEE’’ SS A ATT TT IICC (Atlanta) Those Darlins
4400 W WAATT TT CC LLU U BB (Athens, GA) Futurebirds DO D OW WN NTT O OW WN N AATT H HEEN N SS (Athens, GA) “Athfest” RRYY M MAA N N AAU UD D IITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Elvis Costello MEERRCC YY LLO M OU UN NG G EE (Nashville) The Whigs BB..BB.. K KIIN NG G’’ SS BBLLU UEE SS CC LLU UBB (Nashville) Too Slim & the Taildraggers TTH H EE SSH H EED D (Maryville) Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, The Eskimo Brothers WO W ORRLLD D ’’SS FFAAIIRR PPAARRK K AAM M PPH HIITT H H EEAATT RREE (Knoxville) Indigo Girls HEERRIITT AAG H G EE PPAARRK K (Cullman, AL) Lynyrd Skynryd, Colt Ford, Deejay Silver BBO O TT TTLLEE TTRREE EE (Birmingham) Pusswhip Banggang
SSU UN ND DA AYY JJuu nnee 22 22 SSK KYYZZ O OO O (Chattanooga) DJ Exphacter AAARRO A ON N’’ SS AAM M PPH HIITT H HEE AATT RREE (Atlanta) Randy Houser, Leah Turner, Charlie Worsham CCH H AASSTT AAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Counting Crows, Toad the Wet Sprocket DO D OW WN NTT O OW WN N AATT H HEEN N SS (Athens, GA) “Athfest”
MO M ON ND DA AYY JJuu nnee 22 33 RRAAW W (Chattanooga) DJ Spicolli TTRREE M MO ON N TT TTAAVVEE RRN N (Chattanooga) Trivia Night TTH H EE O O FFFFIICC EE (Chattanooga) SpeakEasy FFO OXX && H HO OU UN ND D (Chattanooga) DJ Exphacter ON O NEE --EE LLEEVVEEN N (Lafayette) CSA Writers Night MAARRAATT H M HO ON NM MU USSIICC W WO O RRK KSS (Atlanta) Sevendust
TT U UEESSD DA AYY JJuu nnee 22 44 RRAAW W (Chattanooga) DJ Spicolli TTRREE M MO ON N TT TTAAVVEE RRN N (Chattanooga) Open Mic w/ Mike McDade SSO OU UTT H H SSIID DEE TT AAVVEE RRN N (Chattanooga) Troy Underwood RRYY M MAA N N AAU UD D IITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Jeff Tweedy
WEE D W DN NEESSD DA AYY JJ uunnee 2255 RRA AW W (Chattanooga) Open Jam w/ Jonathan Wimpee and friends LLA ASS M MAARRG G AARRIITT AA’’SS (Chattanooga) Priscilla & Little Rickee ARRII ’’SS H A H AARRBBO ORR LLII G GH H TTSS (Chattanooga) Keyz Brown TTH H EE TT AAVVEERRN N (Soddy-Daisy) Roberts & Sims CCA AN NN NEERRYY BBAALLLLRRO OO OM M (Nashville) Theory of A Deadman IIRRO ON N CCIITT YY LLIIVVEE (Birmingham) Neko Case
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TT IIVVO OLLII TTH H EEAATT RREE (Chattanooga) Jerry Seinfeld June 26 M EERRCC YY LL O M OU UN NG GEE (Nashville) Old 97’s June 26 WIILL D W DH HO O RRSSEE SSAALLO OO ON N (Nashville) Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, Spacehog June 26 TT H HEE 55 SSPPO O TT (Nashville) The Paul Collins Beat, Sherbert June 26 RRIIVVEERRFF RRO ON N TT PPAARRK K (Nashville) Will Hoge, Drake Whie & the Big Fire, Clare Dunn, Brian Collins June 26 RRYY M MAAN N AAU UD D IITTO O RRIIU UM M (Nashville) Vince Gill June 26 M IILLLLEERR PPLL AAZZAA (Chattanooga) Seth Walker, M Remembering Jeremy June 27 CC A AM MPP H HO OU U SSEE (Chattanooga) David Wilcox June 27 BBRRIID DG GEESS TTO ON NEE AARREEN N AA (Nashville) Katy Perry, Capital Cities June 27 VVO ON N BBRRAAU UN N CCEE N NTT EERR (Huntsville) Tommy Womack, Marshall Chapman, Will Kimbrough June 27 H II--LLO H O LLO OU UN NG G EE (Athens, GA) The Paul Collins Beat, Sherbert June 27 IIM M PPRRO OVV CC O OM M EED DYY CC LLU UBB (Atlanta) Greg Proops June 27 PPH H IILLIIPPSS AARREE N NAA (Atlanta) Katy Perry, Capital Cities June 28 CC H HAASS TTAAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Rick Springfield, Pat Benatar & Neild Giraldo June 28 TT EERRM M IIN NAALL W W EESSTT (Atlanta) Throwing Muses, Tanya Donelly June 28 IIM M PPRRO OVV CC O OM M EED DYY CC LLU UBB (Atlanta) Greg Proops June 28 SSO OU UTT H HEE RRN NG G RRO OU UN ND D AAM MPPH H IITTH H EEA ATT RREE (Fayetteville) Jefferson Starship June 28 TT H HEE SSH H EED D (Maryville) Billy Joe Shaver June 28 RRYY M MAAN N AAU UD D IITTO O RRIIU UM M (Nashville) Lindsey Stirling, AJR June 28 CC O OBBBB EE N NEE RRG GYY PPEERRFF O ORRM MIIN NG GA ARRTTSS CCEE N NTT EERR (Atlanta) “The Voice Tour” June 29 EE D DD DII EE’’ SS AATT TTIICC (Atlanta) Lori McKenna June 29 TT RRA ACCK K 2299 (Chattanooga) Lindsey Stirling June 30 EE XXIITT// IIN N (Nashville) Swans, Xiu Xiu June 30 G RRAAN G ND DO OLLEE O OPPRRYY H HO OU USS EE (Nashville) Old Crow Medicine Show July 1 M EERRCC YY LL O M OU UN NG GEE (Nashville) The Felice Brothers July 2 M AARRAATTH M HO ON NM MU U SSIICC W WO ORRK KSS (Nashville) Phantogram, Bad Things July 2 CC H HAASS TTAAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) New Edition July 3 RRIIVVEERRFF RRO ON NTT PPAARRK K (Nashville) The Apache Relay, Steelism, Promised Land South July 3 M IILLLLEERR PPLL AAZZAA (Chattanooga) Slide Brothers, M The Power Players July 4 CC O OU UN NTT RRYY TTO ON NIIG GH HTT TT H H EEA ATT RREE (Pigeon Forge) Mark Chesnutt July 4 SSII G GN NAALL M MO OU UN NTT AAIIN N PPLLA AYY H HO OU USSEE (Signal Mtn., TN) “The King And I” July 5 CC H HAASS TTAAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Lionel Richie, CeeLo Green July 7 EE D DD DII EE’’ SS AATT TTIICC (Atlanta) Marc Cohen July 9 AVVO A ON ND DAALL EE BBRREEW WII N NG G CCO OM MPPA AN N YY (Birmingham) Moe. July 10 SSII RRA ATT EE TTH H EEAATT RREE (Birmingham) The Baseball Project July 10 VVO ON N BBRRAAU UN N CCEE N NTT EERR (Huntsville) The Beach Boys July 10 H EEAAVVEEN H N AATT TT H HEE M MAASSQ QU UEERRA AD D EE (Atlanta)
Trapt July 10 GRRAAN G ND DO O LLEE O OPPRRYY H HO OU USSEE (Nashville) Tom Wopat July 10 RRIIVVEERRFFRRO ON NTT PPAARRK K (Nashville) Dumpstaphunk, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, Becky Terrance, Simeon & the Zydeco Experience July 10 MIILL LLEERR PPLLAAZZ AA (Chattanooga) Bronze Radio M Return, The Iscariots July 11 SSIIG GN NAALL M MO OU UN NTT AAIIN N PPLLAAYYH HO OU U SSEE (Signal Mtn., TN) “The King And I” July 11 CC H HAASSTT AAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry, Plain White T’s July 11 TT H HEE EEAARRLL (Atlanta) The Baseball Project July 11 VVIIN NYY LL (Atlanta) Skinny Lister, Killing Kuddles, Onward July 11 TT EEN NN NEESS SSEEEE TTH H EEAATT RREE (Knoxville) Eli Young Band July 11 SSIIG GN NAALL M MO OU UN NTT AAIIN N PPLLAAYYH HO OU U SSEE (Signal Mtn., TN) “The King And I” July 12 FFRREE D DRRIICC K K BBRRO OW WN N JJRR.. AAM M PPH HIITT H H EEAATT RREE (Atlanta) The Beach Boys July 12 HEE LLLL AATT TT H H HEE M MAASS Q QU UEE RRAAD DEE (Atlanta) Kitten July 12 VVA ARRIIEETT YY PPLLAAYY H HO OU USSEE (Atlanta) Zuloon Dub Station July 12 WIILLD W D BBIILLLL’’ SS (Duluth, GA) Aaron Lewis July 12 EEXXIITT // IIN N (Nashville) Blackstone Cherry, We As Human, Kyng July 12 4400 W WAATT TT CC LLU UBB (Athens, GA) Rock*A*Teens, The Lanes July 12 TT H HEE W WO OO OD DSS AATT FFO ON N TT AAN NEELL (Whites Creek) Fall Out Boy, New Politics July 13 AAARRO A ON N ’’SS AAM MPPH H IITTH H EEAATT RREE (Atlanta) Tim McGraw, Cassadee Pope July 13 RRYY M MAAN N AAU UD DIITT O O RRIIU UM M (Nashville) Beck July 14 MAARRAATT H M HO ON NM MU USS IICC W WO ORRK KSS (Nashville) The Neighborhood, White Arrows July 14 SSLLU UG GG GO O’’ SS N NO O RRTTH H (Chattanooga) Kind of Like Spitting July 15 EEXXIITT // IIN N (Nashville) Man or Astroman? July 15 GEE O G ORRG G IIAA D DO OM MEE (Atlanta) Beyonce, Jay Z July 15 MAASS Q M QU UEE RRAAD DEE M MU USS IICC PPAARRK K (Atlanta) The Neighbourhood, White Arrows July 15 BBRRIID DG G EESSTT O ON NEE AARREE N NAA (Nashville) KISS, Def Leppard July 16 MEE RRCCYY LLO M OU UN NG GEE (Nashville) Hurray for the Riff Raff July 16 CC EEN NTT EE RR SSTT AAG GEE (Atlanta) The Dear Hunter, Rx Bandits, From Indian Lakes July 16 RRIIVVEERRFFRRO ON NTT PPAARRK K (Nashville) Hayes Carll, Rayland Baxter, James Wallace & the Naked Light, Oak Creek July 17 MIILL LLEERR PPLLAAZZ AA (Chattanooga) Lucius, M Danimal Planet July 18 SSIIG GN NAALL M MO OU UN NTT AAIIN N PPLLAAYYH HO OU U SSEE (Signal Mtn., TN) “The King And I” July 18 TT U USSCC AALLO OO OSSAA AAM M PPH HIITT H H EEAATT RREE (Tuscaloosa) Peter Frampton, The Doobie Brothers July 18 VVEERRIIZZ O ON NW WIIRREELLEE SSSS TT H H EEAATT RREE AATT EE N NCC O ORREE PPA ARRK K (Atlanta) Ray LaMontagne, The Belle Brigade, Jenny Lewis July 18 AAARRO A ON N ’’SS AAM MPPH H IITTH H EEAATT RREE (Atlanta) KISS, Def Leppard July 18 CC H HAASSTT AAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) The Fray, Barcelona, Oh Honey July 18 ATT LLAAN A NTT AA BBO O TTAAN N IICC AALL G GAARRD D EEN N (Atlanta) Indigo Girls July 18 SSIIG GN NAALL M MO OU UN NTT AAIIN N PPLLAAYYH HO OU U SSEE (Signal Mtn., TN) “The King And I” July 19
BBJJCC CC CC O ON NCC EERRTT H HA ALL LL (Birmingham) Ray LaMontagne, The Belle Brigade, Jenny Lewis July 19 TTH H EE W WO OO OD DSS A ATT FF O ON N TTEE N NEE LL (Whites Creek) The Fray, Barcelona, Oh Honey July 19 ATTLL A A AN NTT A A BBO OTT A AN NII CCA ALL G GA ARRD DEE N N (Atlanta) Indigo Girls July 19 FFRREED D RRIICC K K BBRRO OW WN N JJRR.. A AM M PPH HIITT H HEE AATT RREE (Atlanta) Michael Bolton July 20 SSYY M MPPH HO ON NYY H HA ALLLL (Atlanta) Procol Harum July 20 TTH HO OM M PPSSO ON N --BBO O LLIIN NG GA ARREEN NA A (Knoxville) Willie Nelson, The Wild Feathers July 20 EEXXIITT //II N N (Nashville) Machine Head, Anti Mortem, July 21 FFO O XX TTH H EEA ATT RREE (Atlanta) Beck July 22 SSCC H HEERRM M EERRH HO ORRN N SSYY M MPPH HO ON NYY CC EEN N TTEE RR (Nashville) Maxwell July 23 OA O AK KM MO OU UN NTT A AIIN NA AM MPPH H IITTH H EEA ATT RREE (Pelham, AL) Luke Bryan, Lee Brice, Cole Swindell July 23 CCH HA ASSTT A AIIN N PPA ARRK K (Atlanta) Sara Bareilles July 23 SSIIG GN NA ALL M MO OU UN N TT A AIIN N PPLLA AYY H HO OU USS EE (Signal Mtn., TN) “The King And I” July 24 AA A ARRO ON N ’’SS A AM MPPH HII TTH H EEA ATT RREE (Atlanta) Van’s Warped Tour July 24 TTH H EE TTA ABBEERRN NA ACCLL EE (Atlanta) 311 July 24 VVEERRIIZZO ON NW W IIRREELLEE SSSS TT H HEE A ATTRREE A ATT EEN N CCO O RREE PPA ARRK K (Atlanta) “American Idol Live” July 24 RRIIVVEERRFFRRO ON NTT PPA ARRK K (Nashville) Lettuce, Space Capone, Sol Cat July 24 MIILLLLEE RR PPLLA M AZZA A (Chattanooga) Function, Roger Alan Wade & Sparkle Motion July 25 SSIIG GN NA ALL M MO OU UN N TT A AIIN N PPLLA AYY H HO OU USS EE (Signal Mtn., TN) “The King And I” July 25 FFRRIISSTT CC EEN N TTEE RR (Nashville) Marty Stuart July 25 AN A ND D RREEW W JJ A ACCK KSS O ON NH HA ALLLL (Nashville) Lisa Lampanelli July 25 EEXXIITT //II N N (Nashville) Diarrhea Planet July 25 TTH H EE W WO OO OD DSS A ATT FF O ON N TTA AN N EELL (Whites Creek) Ray LaMontagne, The Belle Brigade, Jenny Lewis July 25 TTH H EE TTA ABBEERRN NA ACCLL EE (Atlanta) 311 July 25 VVEERRIIZZO ON NW W IIRREELLEE SSSS TT H HEE A ATTRREE A ATT EEN N CCO O RREE PPA ARRK K (Atlanta) The Avett Brothers, Emmylou Harris July 25 VVA ARRII EETT YY PPLL A AYYH HO OU U SSEE (Atlanta) Paula Poundstone July 25 EED DD DIIEE’’ SS A ATT TT IICC (Atlanta) Tony Lucca July 25 SSIIG GN NA ALL M MO OU UN N TT A AIIN N PPLLA AYY H HO OU USS EE (Signal Mtn., TN) “The King And I” July 26 FFO O XX TTH H EEA ATT RREE (Atlanta) DMX, EPMD, Naughty By Nature, Big Daddy Kane, Black Sheep, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, Biz Markie July 26 CCH HA ASSTT A AIIN N PPA ARRK K (Atlanta) O.A.R., Phillip Phillips July 26 VVEERRIIZZO ON NW W IIRREELLEE SSSS TT H HEE A ATTRREE A ATT EEN N CCO O RREE PPA ARRK K (Atlanta) The Avett Brothers, Gov’t Mule July 26 TTEE RRM MIIN NA ALL W WEESS TT (Atlanta) Bob Schneider July 26 SSYY M MPPH HO ON NYY H HA ALLLL (Atlanta) Art Garfunkel July 26 BBJJCC CC CC O ON NCC EERRTT H HA ALL LL (Birmingham) “Americal Idol Live” July 26 AN A ND D RREEW W JJ A ACCK KSS O ON NH HA ALLLL (Nashville) Lisa Lampanelli July 26 GEE M G M TT H HEE A ATTRREE (Calhoun, GA) Tony Lucca July 27 TTH H EE PPU UN NCC H HLLII N NEE (Atlanta) Christopher Titus July 27 BBJJCC CC CC O ON NCC EERRTT H HA ALL LL (Birmingham) Steely Dan July 27
RRYY M MAA N N AAU UD D IITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Yes July 28 TTEE N NN NEE SSSSEE EE SSTT AATT EE FF AAIIRRG GRRO OU UN ND D SS (Nashville) Van’s Warped Tour July 29 RRYY M MAA N N AAU UD D IITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Sarah McLachlin July 29 TTEE N NN NEE SSSSEE EE TT H HEE AATTRREE (Knoxville) Ray LaMontagne, The Belle Brigade July 29 CCH H AASSTT AAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) John Legend July 29 AAARRO A ON N’’ SS AAM M PPH HIITT H HEE AATT RREE (Atlanta) Fall Out Boy, Paramore, New Politics July 30 CCH H AASSTT AAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Sarah McLachlin July 30 SSYYM M PPH HO ON NYY H HAALL LL (Atlanta) Yes July 30 TTH H EE W WO OO OD D SS AATT FFO ON NTT EEN N EELL (Whites Creek) Sara Barelilles July 30 RRII VVEE RRFFRRO ON N TT PPAARRK K (Nashville) Hard Working Americans, The London Souls, Modoc, Turbo Fruits July 31 IIM MPPRRO OVV CC O OM M EED D YY CCLLU U BB (Atlanta) John Lovitz August 1 GEEM G M TT H HEE AATTRREE (Calhoun, GA) Lorrie Morgan August 2 HAARRRRAAH H H’’ SS CC H HEE RRO OK KEE EE CC AASSIIN NO O (Cherokee) Jennifer Nettles, Brandy Clark August 2 CCH H AASSTT AAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Chris Botti, Will Downing August 2 SSO OM M EEW WH H EERREE O ON N TTH H EE LL AAK KEE (Guntersville, AL) Corey Smith August 2 MIILLLLEE RR PPLLAAZZAA (Chattanooga) The London M Souls, Jordan Hallquist & the Outfit August 8 TTEE N NN NEE SSSSEE EE PPEE RRFFO ORRM M IIN NG G AARRTT SS CC EEN NTT EE RR (Nashville) The Turtles feat. Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron, Mark Farner, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels, Gary Lewis & the Playboys August 1 RRYY M MAA N N AAU UD D IITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Steely Dan August 1 MAASSQ M QU UEERRAAD D EE M MU USSIICC PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Michael Franti, SOJA, Brett Dennen, Trevor Hall August 1 ATTLLAAN A N TT AA BBO OTT AAN NIICC AALL G G AARRD DEE N N (Atlanta) Gavin DeGraw August 1 VVA ARRIIEE TTYY PPLLAAYY H HO OU USS EE (Atlanta) Judy Collins August 1 VVEE RRIIZZO ON NW WIIRREE LLEESS SS TT H HEEAA TTRREE AATT EEN N CCO O RREE PPA ARRK K (Atlanta) Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler, Smash Mouth, Uncle Kracker August 2 RRYY M MAA N N AAU UD D IITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Steely Dan August 2 HAARRRRAAH H H’’ SS CC H HEE RRO OK KEE EE CC AASSIIN NO O (Cherokee) Jennifer Nettles, Brandy Clark August 2 WO W ORRK KPPLLAAYY TT H HEE AATTRREE (Birmingham) Shelby Lynne August 2 VVEE RRIIZZO ON NW WIIRREE LLEESSSS AAM MPPH H IITT H HEEAATT RREE AATT EEN NCC O ORREE PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Phish August 3 MAARRAATT H M HO ON NM MU USSIICC W WO O RRK KSS (Nashville) Passenger August 3 VVEE RRIIZZO ON NW WIIRREE LLEESSSS AAM MPPH H IITT H HEEAATT RREE AATT EEN NCC O ORREE PPAARRK K (Atlanta) James Taylor August 5 SSA AM MM MYY TT ’’SS (Huntsville) Blackstone Cherry, We As Human, Kyng August 6 TTEE RRM MIIN NAALL W WEESSTT (Atlanta) Peter Murphy August 7 TTEE N NN NEE SSSSEE EE TT H HEE AATTRREE (Knoxville) Chris Botti August 7 BBRRIID DG GEE SSTT O ON NEE AARREEN N AA (Nashville) Miley Cyrus August 7 AAARRO A ON N’’ SS AAM M PPH HIITT H HEE AATT RREE (Atlanta) Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, Death Corps August 8 MAAIIN M N SSTTRREE EETT (Albertville, AL) The Bellamy Brothers August 8 RRYY M MAA N N AAU UD D IITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Rodrigo y
JUNE 19 2014
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Gabriela August 8 MAAIIN M N SSTT RREEEE TT (Albertville, AL) Jo Dee Messina, Gin Blossoms August 9 RRYY M MAAN N AAU UD DIITT O O RRIIU UM M (Nashville) David Gray August 9 HII G H GH HW WAATTTT (Nashville) Jolie Holland August 10 CC H HAASSTT AAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) David Gray August 12 ZZYY D DEE CCO O (Birmingham) Blessthefall, Chiodos, I Killed the Prom Queen, Capture the Crown August 12 TT H HEE TTAABBEE RRN NAACC LLEE (Atlanta) Slightly Stoopid, Stephen Marley, G. Love & Special Sauce August 14 VVA ARRIIEETT YY PPLLAAYY H HO OU USSEE (Atlanta) Dark Star Orchestra August 14 TT H HEE EEAARRLL (Atlanta) Jolie Holland August 14 TT H HEE EEN ND D (Nashville) The Casket Girls August 14 BBO OTT TT LLEETT RREEEE (Birmingham) Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Stagnant Pools August 14 MIILL LLEERR PPLLAAZZ AA (Chattanooga) Clap Your M Hands Ssay Yeah, SoCo August 15 TT RRA ACCK K 2299 (Chattanooga) Abbey Road Live August 15 O AAK O KM MO OU UN NTT AAIIN N AAM MPPH H IITT H HEE AATTRREE (Pelham, AL) Motley Crue, Alice Cooper August 15 IIRRO ON N CC IITT YY LL IIVVEE (Birmingham) The Lacs August 15 BBO OTT TT LLEETT RREEEE (Birmingham) The Casket Girls August 15 CC H HAASSTT AAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Gipsey Kings August 15 VVEERRIIZZ O ON NW WIIRREELLEE SSSS AAM M PPH HIITT H H EEAATT RREE AATT EEN N CCO O RREE PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Motley Crue, Alice Cooper August 16 CC H HAASSTT AAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Dave Koz, Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright, Richard Elliot August 16 TT H HEE W WO OO OD DSS AATT FFO ON N TT AAN NEELL (Whites Creek) Boston August 16 CC H HAASSTT AAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Panic! At the Disco, Walk the Moon, Youngblood Hawke August 17 PPA ARRK K TT AAVVEERRN N (Atlanta) Nora Jane Strothers
August 17 RRYYM MA AN NA AU UD DIITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Tori Amos August 18 TTRRA ACC K K 2299 (Chattanooga) Chevelle August 19 LLPP FFIIEE LLD D (Nashville) One Direction August 19 CCH HA ASSTT A AIIN N PPA ARRK K (Atlanta) OneRepublic August 19 CCO O BBBB EEN N EERRG G YY PPEE RRFFO O RRM M IIN NG GA ARRTT SS CC EEN N TTEE RR (Atlanta) Tori Amos August 19 MA M ASSQ QU UEE RRA AD D EE M MU USSIICC PPA ARRK K (Atlanta) The Offspring, Bad Religion, Pennywise August 20 TTH H EE TTA ABBEERRN NA ACCLL EE (Atlanta) Chevelle August 20 TTEE N NN N EESSSSEE EE TT H H EEA ATT RREE (Knoxville) needtobreathe, The Oh Hellos August 21 BBIIJJO OU U TT H HEE A ATTRREE (Knoxville) OMG Music Fest August 21 MIILLLLEE RR PPLLA M AZZA A (Chattanooga) Johnnyswim, Decibella August 22 FFO O XX TTH H EEA ATT RREE (Atlanta) Michael McDonald, Toto August 22 CCH HA ASSTT A AIIN N PPA ARRK K (Atlanta) Boyz II Men, En Vogue August 22 BBJJCC CC CC O ON NCC EERRTT H HA ALL LL (Birmingham) Crosby, Stills and Nash August 22 OA O AK KM MO OU UN NTT A AIIN NA AM MPPH H IITTH H EEA ATT RREE (Pelham) Keith Urban, Jerrod Niemann, Brett Eldridge August 23 HA 1122TTH AVVEEN NU UEE N NO O RRTTH H (Nashville) Big Gigantic, Diplo, Griz, Zed’s Dead August 23 TTH H EE W WO OO OD DSS A ATT FF O ON N TTA AN N EELL (Whites Creek) Shovels & Rope, Old Crow Medicine Show August 23 FFO OU URR PPO OII N NTT SS SSH H EERRA ATT O ON N (Brentwood, TN) Kellie Pickler August 23 TTEE N NN N EESSSSEE EE TT H H EEA ATT RREE (Knoxville) Corey Smith August 23 SSO OU U TTH H EERRN N BBRREEW WEE RRSS FFEE SSTTII VVA ALL (Chattanooga) Galactic, Corey Glover, Robert Randolph& the Family Band, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, North Mississippi Allstars, Yarn August 24 CCH HA ASSTT A AIIN N PPA ARRK K ((Atlanta) Chicago, REO
Speedwagon August 24 VVEE RRIIZZO ON NW WIIRREE LLEESSSS AAM MPPH H IITT H HEEAATT RREE AATT EEN NCC O ORREE PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Keith Urban, Jerrod Niemann, Brett Eldridge August 24 TTEE RRM MIIN NAALL W WEESSTT (Atlanta) Bear In Heaven August 24 WO W OO OD DRRU UFF FF AARRTT SS CC EEN N TTEE RR (Atlanta) Paula Deen August 26 AN A ND DRREE W W JJAACC K KSSO ON NH H AALLLL (Nashville) Paula Deen August 27 RRYY M MAA N N AAU UD D IITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Jeff Bridges & the Abiders August 27 PPH H IILLIIPPSS AARREE N NAA (Atlanta) Aerosmith, Slash August 28 MIILLLLEE RR PPLLAAZZAA (Chattanooga) Gabe Dixon, M Stereo Dig August 29 ATTLLAAN A N TT AA BBO OTT AAN NIICC AALL G G AARRD DEE N N (Atlanta) Lyle Lovett August 29 ZZYYD D EECC O O (Birmingham) Kevin Gates, Chevy Woods August 30 BBO OU UTT W WEELL LL AAU UD D IITTO O RRIIU UM M (Birmingham) Austin Mahone, Fifth Harmony, Shawn Mendes, Alex Angelo September 2 IIM MPPRRO OVV CC O OM M EED D YY CCLLU U BB (Atlanta) Norm McDonald September 4-6 CCH H EERRO OK K EEEE FFAARRM MSS (LaFayette, GA) The Black Lips September 6 FFRREED D RRIICCK K BBRRO OW WN N JJRR.. AAM MPPH H IITT H HEE AATTRREE (Atlanta) Bret Michaels September 6 VVEE RRIIZZO ON NW WIIRREE LLEESSSS AAM MPPH H IITT H HEEAATT RREE AATT EEN NCC O ORREE PPAARRK K (Atlanta) ZZ Top, Jeff Beck September 6 WO W OLLFF CCRREE EEK K AA M MPPH HIITT H H EEAATTRE (Atlanta) Lyfe Jennings September 6 TTH H EE W WO OO OD D SS AATT FFO ON NTT EEN N EELL (Whites Creek) Austin Mahone, Fifth Harmony, Shawn Mendes September 6 AAARRO A ON N’’ SS AAM M PPH HIITT H HEE AATT RREE (Atlanta) Kings of Leon September 9 TTH H EE TT AABBEERRN N AACCLLEE (Atlanta) 3 Doors Down, Acousitc – Songs From the Attic September 10 OAAK O KM MO OU UN NTT AAIIN N AAM M PPH HIITT H H EEAATT RREE (Pelham, AL) Kings of Leon September 10 AAARRO A ON N’’ SS AAM M PPH HIITT H HEE AATT RREE (Atlanta) Rascal Flatts, Sheryl Crow, Glorianna September 11
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TT H HEE M MEE LLTT IIN NG G PPO OIIN N TT (Athens, GA) Johnny Winter September 11 CC H HAASS TTAAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Tedeschi Trucks, John Hiatt September 12 ARREE N A NAA @ @G GW WIIN NN NEETT TT CC EEN N TTEE RR (Atlanta) Ed Sheeran September 12 SSCC H H EERRM MEE RRH HO O RRN N SSYY M MPPH HO ON N YY CCEE N NTT EERR (Nashville) The Four Tops September 12 TT H HO OM MPPSSO ON N-- BBO OLLIIN NG G AARREE N NA A (Knoxville) Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Tyler Farr September 12 CC H HAASS TTAAIIN N PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Charlie Wilson September 13 BBRRIID DG GEESS TTO ON NEE AARREEN N AA (Nashville) Ed Sheeran September 13 TT H HEE W WO OO OD D SS AATT FFO ON NTT A AN NEE LL (Whites Creek) Bob Weir & Ratdog, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood September 14 SSCC H H EERRM MEE RRH HO O RRN N SSYY M MPPH HO ON N YY CCEE N NTT EERR (Nashville) Johnny Mathis September 14 CC A AN NN N EERRYY BBAALLLLRRO OO OM M (Nashville) Nick Carter & Jordan Knight September 15 H EEAAVVEEN H N AATT TT H HEE M MAASSQ QU UEERRA AD D EE (Atlanta) The Pretty Reckless, Adelita’s Way September 15 CC A AN NN N EERRYY BBAALLLLRRO OO OM M (Nashville) The Afghan Whigs September 16 TT H HEE TT AABBEERRN NAACC LLEE (Atlanta) Lily Allen September 17 SSYY M MPPH HO ON N YY H HAALLLL (Atlanta) Erasure September 17 TT U USSCC AALLO OO OSSAA AAM MPPH HII TTH H EEA ATT RREE (Tuscaloosa) Darius Rucker, Chase Rice September 18 IIM M PPRRO OVV CC O OM M EED DYY CC LLU UBB (Atlanta) Tom Arnold September 18 CC O OU UN NTT RRYY TTO ON NIITT EE TTH H EEA ATT RREE (Pigeon Forge) Bobby Bare, John Anderson, Daryl Worley September 19 ATT LLAAN A N TTAA BBO O TT AAN NIICC AALL G GA ARRD DEEN N (Atlanta) Keb’ Mo’, Mavis Staples September 19 CC EEN N TTEE RR SSTT AAG GEE (Atlanta) The Afghan Whigs September 19 TT H HEE LLO O FFTT (Atlanta) Hawthorne Heights, The Red Jumpsuit Aparatus, New Empire, Famous Last Words, The Ongoing Concept, Everybody Run September 19 IIM M PPRRO OVV CC O OM M EED DYY CC LLU UBB (Atlanta) Tom Arnold September 19 TT H HEE EEAARRLL (Atlanta) Lydia Loveless September 19 IIRRO ON N CC IITT YY LLIIVVEE (Birmingham) Twenty One Pilots September 19 IIM M PPRRO OVV CC O OM M EED DYY CC LLU UBB (Atlanta) Tom Arnold September 20 EE D DD DII EE’’ SS AATT TTIICC (Atlanta) Susan Werner September 20 M AARRAATTH M HO ON NM MU U SSIICC W WO ORRK KSS (Nashville) Twenty One Pilots September 21 G RRAAN G ND DO OLLEE O OPPRRYY H HO OU USS EE (Nashville) Lorde September 22 TT EERRM M IIN NAALL W W EESSTT (Atlanta) Snarky Puppy, Banda Magda September 23 BBRRIID DG GEESS TTO ON NEE AARREEN N AA (Nashville) Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Steve Winwood September 23 D && LLIIN 33RRD ND D SSLLEE YY (Nashville) Terry Bozio September 24 ATT LLAAN A N TTAA M MO OTT O O RR SSPPEEEE D DW WA AYY (Hampton) A Flock of Seagulls September 26 TT H HEE EEAARRLL (Atlanta) The Dream Syndicate September 27 552299 (Atlanta) Shonen Knife September 27 CC EEN N TTEE N NN N IIAALL O O LLYYM M PPIICC PPA ARRK K (Atlanta) Outkast September 27 M AARRAATTH M HO ON NM MU U SSIICC W WO ORRK KSS (Nashville) Bonobo, FattyDl September 28
GEE O G ORRG G IIAA D DO OM MEE (Atlanta) One Direction October 1 TT H HEE TTAABBEE RRN NAACC LLEE (Atlanta) Belle & Sebastian October 1 RRYY M MAAN N AAU UD DIITT O O RRIIU UM M (Nashville) Ian Anderson October 1 SSCC H HEE RRM MEERRH HO ORRN N SSYY M MPPH HO ON N YY CC EE N NTT EERR (Nashville) Yo-Yo Ma October 1 SSM M IITTH H ’’SS O OLLD D EE BBAARR (Atlanta) Glen Tilbrook October 2 CC EEN NTT EE RR SSTT AAG GEE (Atlanta) Allen Stone October 4 D && LLIIN 33RRD ND D SSLLEEYY (Nashville) Allen Stone October 5 TT H HEE TTAABBEE RRN NAACC LLEE (Atlanta) Coheed & Cambria October 7 BBU UCC K KH HEE AAD D TT H H EEAATT RREE (Atlanta) The Gaslight Anthem, Against Me! October 7 WAARR M W M EEM MO O RRIIAALL AAU UD DIITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Erasure October 8 MAARRAATT H M HO ON NM MU USS IICC W WO ORRK KSS (Nashville) The Gaslight Anthem, Against Me! October 8 TT H HEE TTAABBEE RRN NAACC LLEE (Atlanta) Lykke Li October 8 IIRRO ON N CC IITT YY LL IIVVEE (Birmingham) AFI, Nostalgia October 9 VVO ON N BBRRAAU UN N CCEE N NTT EERR (Huntsville) Widespread Panic October 10 ARREEN A N AA @ @G GW WIIN NN N EETT TT CCEE N NTT EERR (Atlanta) Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Hellyeah, Nuthing More October 11 VVEERRIIZZ O ON NW WIIRREELLEE SSSS AAM M PPH HIITT H H EEAATT RREE AATT EEN N CCO O RREE PPAARRK K (Atlanta) Widespread Panic October 11 VVA ARRIIEETT YY PPLLAAYY H HO OU USSEE (Atlanta) Miranda Sings October 12 KN K NO OXXVVIILLLLEE CCO O LLIISSEE IIU UM M (Knoxville) Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Hellyeah, Nuthing More October 12 BBRRIID DG G EESSTT O ON NEE AARREE N NAA (Nashville) Motley Crue, Alice Cooper October 15 CC A AN NN N EERRYY BBAALLLLRRO OO OM M (Nashville) Dan + Shay October 15 PPH HII LLIIPPSS AARREEN N AA (Atlanta) Paul McCartney October 15
TTII VVO O LLII TT H HEE A ATT RREE (Chattanooga) Kip Moore, Charlie Worsham October 16 TTH H EE TTA ABBEERRN NA ACCLL EE (Atlanta) The War On Drugs October 16 BBRRIID DG G EESSTT O ON N EE A ARREE N NA A (Nashville) Paul McCartney October 16 CCII TTYY W WIIN N EERRYY (Nashville) Sandra Bernhard October 17 WH W HO OTT EELL-- M MIID DTT O OW WN N (Atlanta) Sandra Bernhardt October 18 FFO O XX TTH H EEA ATT RREE (Atlanta) Jason Isbell October 18 SSCC H HEERRM M EERRH HO ORRN N SSYY M MPPH HO ON NYY CC EEN N TTEE RR (Nashville) REO Speedwagon October 19 ARREEN A NA A@ @G GW W IIN NN N EETT TT CCEE N NTT EERR (Atlanta) Enrique Igelisias, Pitbull October 22 EED DD DIIEE’’ SS A ATT TT IICC (Atlanta) Andy McKee October 22 RRYYM MA AN NA AU UD DIITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires October 24 HEE A H AVVEE N NA ATT TT H H EE M MA ASSQ QU U EERRA AD DEE (Atlanta) Bombay Bicycle Club, Milo Greene October 24 RRYYM MA AN NA AU UD DIITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Jason Isbell, St. Paul & the Broken Bones October 25 RRIIA ALLTT O O CC EEN N TTEE RR (Atlanta) Los Lobos October 25 TTEE RRM MIIN NA ALL W WEESS TT (Atlanta) Of Montreal, Pillar Point October 25 112200 TT A AVVEE RRN N (Marietta, GA) Shenandoah October 25 RRYYM MA AN NA AU UD DIITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson October 26 SSYY M MPPH HO ON NYY H HA ALLLL (Atlanta) Susan Boyle October 26 TTII VVO O LLII TT H HEE A ATT RREE (Chattanooga) Kevin James October 30 TTH HO OM M PPSSO ON N --BBO O LLIIN NG GA ARREEN NA A (Knoxville) Eric Church, Dwight Yoakum, Halestorm October 30 CCA AN NN NEE RRYY BBA ALLLL RRO OO OM M (Nashville) The New Pornographers, The Pains of Being Pure At heart November 4 D && LLII N 33RRD ND DSS LLEEYY (Nashville) Rachel
Yamagata November 5 TTEE RRM MIIN NAALL W WEESSTT (Atlanta) Matisyahu November 5 WO W ORRK KPPLLAAYY TT H HEE AATTRREE (Birmingham) Rachel Yamagata November 6 TTRRA ACC K K 2299 (Chattanooga) Kansas November 7 EED DD D IIEE’’ SS AATT TT IICC (Atlanta) Chris Smither November 8 BBIIJJ O OU U TTH H EEAATT RREE (Knoxville) Dave Mason November 9 TTH H EE LLO O FFTT (Atlanta) Aaron Carter November 14 RRYY M MAA N N AAU UD D IITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Straight No Chaser November 12 TTH H EE M M EELLTT IIN NG G PPO O IIN NTT (Athens, GA) Aaron Carter November 13 ALLAABBAA M A MAA TT H HEE AATTRREE (Birmingham) Straight No Chaser November 15 RRO O CC K KEETT O OW WN N (Nashville) Aaron Carter November 15 IIRRO ON N CCIITT YY LLIIVVEE (Birmingham) Aaron Carter November 19 IIM MPPRRO OVV CC O OM M EED D YY CCLLU U BB (Atlanta) Dave Koechner November 20-22 FFO OXX TT H H EEAATT RREE (Atlanta) Mannhein Steamroller November 22 TTRRA ACC K K 2299 (Chattanooga) The 1975 November 28 TTH H EE TT AABBEERRN N AACCLLEE (Atlanta) Blackberry Smoke November 28 TTH H EE TT AABBEERRN N AACCLLEE (Atlanta) The 1975 November 29 RRYY M MAA N N AAU UD D IITT O ORRIIU UM M (Nashville) Amy Grant, Vince Gill December 3-4 IIM MPPRRO OVV CC O OM M EED D YY CCLLU U BB (Atlanta) Paul Reiser December 5 SSCCH H EERRM M EERRH HO O RRN N SS YYM M PPH HO ON NYY CC EEN NTT EE RR (Nashville) The Manhattan Transfer December 5 IIM MPPRRO OVV CC O OM M EED D YY CCLLU U BB (Atlanta) Paul Reiser December 6 MEEM M MO ORRIIAALL AAU UD DIITT O O RRIIU UM M (Chattanooga) Joe
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Bonamassa December 9 RRYY M MAAN N AAU UD D IITTO O RRIIU UM M (Nashville) Amy Grant, Vince Gill December 10 ARREE N A NAA @ @G GW WIIN NN NEETT TT CC EEN N TTEE RR (Atlanta) Eric Church, Dwight Yaokum, Halestorm December 11 PPH H IILLIIPPSS AARREE N NAA (Atlanta) The Black Keys, St. Vincent December 11 RRYY M MAAN N AAU UD D IITTO O RRIIU UM M (Nashville) Amy Grant, Vince Gill December 11 BBJJCC CC A ARREEN N AA (Birmingham) Eric Church, Dwight Yaokum, Halestorm December 13 PPH H IILLIIPPSS AARREE N NAA (Atlanta) Fleetwood Mac December 17 RRYY M MAAN N AAU UD D IITTO O RRIIU UM M (Nashville) Amy Grant, Vince Gill December 17 IIRRO ON N CC IITT YY LLIIVVEE (Birmingham) Blue October December 18 RRYY M MAAN N AAU UD D IITTO O RRIIU UM M (Nashville) Amy Grant, Vince Gill December 18 BBRRIID DG GEESS TTO ON NEE AARREEN N AA (Nashville) Justin Timberlake December 19 ARREE N A NAA @ @G GW WIIN NN NEETT TT CC EEN N TTEE RR (Atlanta) Justin Timberlake December 20 TT EEN NN NEE SSSSEEEE TT H HEE AATTRREE (Knoxville) Mannheim Steamroller December 22 BBRRIID DG GEESS TTO ON NEE AARREEN N AA (Nashville) Bassnectar December 31 SSCC H H EERRM MEE RRH HO O RRN N SSYY M MPPH HO ON N YY CCEE N NTT EERR (Nashville) Kenny Rogers January 15-17 SSCC H H EERRM MEE RRH HO O RRN N SSYY M MPPH HO ON N YY CCEE N NTT EERR (Nashville) Styx February 19-21 EE D DD DII EE’’ SS AATT TTIICC (Atlanta) John Hammond February 22 SSCC H H EERRM MEE RRH HO O RRN N SSYY M MPPH HO ON N YY CCEE N NTT EERR (Nashville) Boyz II Men March 19-21 SSCC H H EERRM MEE RRH HO O RRN N SSYY M MPPH HO ON N YY CCEE N NTT EERR (Nashville) Bernadette Peters April 9-11 SSCC H H EERRM MEE RRH HO O RRN N SSYY M MPPH HO ON N YY CCEE N NTT EERR (Nashville) Kenny G May 7-9
OPEN IN G T H IS WEEK
NOW SH OWI N G
Jersey Boys R The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.
22 Jump Street After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don’t have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, col-
Think Like Å Man Too PG-13 All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas. But plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.
Vincent Piazza, Erich Bergen, John Lloyd Young and Michael Lomenda in Warner Bros. Pictures' “Jersey Boys”.
lege might be the best thing that back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen — and zest ever happened to them. for life and love. A Million Ways to Die In the West Edge of Tomorrow R Albert Stark is a soft man in hard The story unfolds in a near future times who is trying to figure out in which a hive-like alien race, how to escape this godforsaken called Mimics, have hit the Earth in frontier that seems to be trying to an unrelenting assault, shredding kill him-and everyone else in it-at great cities to rubble and leaving millions of human casualties in every turn. their wake. No army in the world can match the speed, brutality or Blended PG-13 After a disastrous blind date, sin- seeming prescience of the gle parents Lauren and Jim agree weaponized Mimic fighters or their on only one thing: they never want telepathic commanders. But now to see each other again. But when the world’s armies have joined they each sign up separately for a forces for a last stand offensive fabulous family vacation with their against the alien horde, with no kids, they’re all stuck sharing a second chances. suite at a luxurious African safari The Fault In Our Stars PG-13 resort for a week. Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerChef R When Chef Carl Casper suddenly bic wit, a disdain for the convenquits his job at a prominent Los tional, and a love that sweeps Angeles restaurant after refusing them — and us – on an unforgetto compromise his creative integri- table journey. Their relationship is ty for its controlling owner, he is all the more miraculous, given that left to figure out what’s next. they met and fell in love at a canFinding himself in Miami, he teams cer support group. up with his ex-wife, his friend and his son to launch a food truck. Godzilla PG-13 Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes The world’s most famous monster
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is pitted against malevolent crea- unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fratertures that threaten mankind. nity house. How To Train Your Dragon 2 PG It’s been five years since Hiccup X-Men: Days of Future Past PG-13 and Toothless successfully united The beloved characters from the dragons and vikings on the island original “X-Men” film trilogy join of Berk. While Astrid, Snoutlout forces with their younger selves and the rest of the gang are chal- from “X-Men: First Class,” in an lenging each other to dragon races epic battle that must change the (the island’s new favorite contact past – to save our future. sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting CO C OM MIIN NG G SSO OO ON N unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their And So It Goes PG-13 adventures leads to the discovery New York realtor Oren Little is of a secret ice cave that is home to obnoxious, self-centered and hundreds of new wild dragons and greedy. His plan is to make one the mysterious Dragon Rider, the more killing on the housing martwo friends find themselves at the ket, retire and spend the rest of center of a battle to protect the his life alone. But Little’s life is peace. Now, Hiccup and Toothless turned upside-down when his must unite to stand up for what estranged son suddenly drops off a they believe while recognizing that granddaughter he didn’t even only together do they have the know existed on his doorstep. power to change the future of both Little tries to fob off his new men and dragons. charge with his quirky neighbor Leah, but soon finds that he can’t Maleficent PG live without his granddaughter - or A beautiful, pure-hearted young the new woman in his life. woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable for- Begin Again est kingdom, until one day when Gretta and her long-time boyfriend an invading army threatens the Dave are college sweethearts and harmony of the land. Maleficent songwriting partners who decamp rises to be the land’s fiercest pro- for New York when he lands a deal tector, but she ultimately suffers a with a major label. But the trapruthless betrayal-an act that pings of his new-found fame soon begins to turn her pure heart to tempt Dave to stray, and a reeling, stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent lovelorn Gretta is left on her own. faces an epic battle with the invad- Her world takes a turn for the beting king’s successor and, as a ter when Dan, a disgraced recordresult, places a curse upon his label exec, stumbles upon her pernewborn infant Aurora. As the forming on an East Village stage child grows, Maleficent realizes and is immediately captivated by that Aurora holds the key to peace her raw talent. From this chance in the kingdom-and perhaps to encounter emerges an enchanting Maleficent’s true happiness as portrait of a mutually transformawell. tive collaboration, set to the soundtrack of a summer in New Million Dollar Arm PG York City. Follows an American sports agent who discovered Indian teenagers Dawn Of The Planet of The Apes Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel, win- A growing nation of genetically ners of a reality TV series called evolved apes led by Caesar is “The Million Dollar Arm,” aimed at threatened by a band of human finding a person who could throw survivors of the devastating virus a baseball the fastest. He brought unleashed a decade earlier. They them back to the US, moved in reach a fragile peace, but it proves with them, taught them English, short-lived, as both sides are and, of course, the game of base- brought to the brink of a war that ball with the hopes of getting them will determine who will emerge as major league contracts. Earth’s dominant species. Neighbors R Deliver Us From Evil A couple with a newborn baby face New York police officer Ralph ENIGMA
Sarchie, struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the frightening and demonic possessions that are terrorizing their city.
But then right at the end well you’ll just have to see.
Third Person R Three couples in three cities find love and heartbreak in three interlocking stories. A married writer and a single girl sadistically toy with each other in Paris, a corporate thief on the run from the law meets a beautiful gypsy woman in They Came Together R When Joel and Molly meet, it’s Rome and a failed soap star wages hate at first sight: his big Corporate a custody battle for the son she Candy Company threatens to shut endangered in New York. down her quirky indie candy shop. Plus, Joel is hung up on his sexy ex. Transformers: Age of Extinction But amazingly, they fall in love, Mark Wahlberg stars in the fourth until they break up about two chapter of the series directed by thirds of the way through, and Michael Bay, Molly starts dating her accountant.
Across 2. Worn to protect the clothing 6. Fermented grape juices 11. Lady's-finger 13. State resident 15. English princess 17. Fixes 18. Ogles 19. Underground part of a plant 20. Deuces 21. Thin glutinous mud 22. Authentic 23. Finish first 25. Biddies 26. Person whose religion is Judaism 30. Devote 32. Modify 36. Complete change 37. Shooting sport 38. Sealing compound 40. Purchase
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12. Flightless bird 14. Small dam 16. Part of speech 24. Rich and fashionable travellers 26. Trash 27. Spouse 28. Group of tents 29. Genus of vermin 30. Step in ballet 31. Short letter 33. Paint unskillfully 34. Be sorry for 35. Plaything 39. Highest 42. Public exhibition Down 43. Judges 1. Florida city 2. Inert elemental gas 44. Metal fastener 45. Mathematics 3. Move past 46. Raised platform 4. Lubricates 47. Evade work 5. Yuletide 6. Of moderate tem- 48. Unwieldy ship 51. Career golfers perature 52. Unpleasant smell 7. Insert 53. Salver 8. Planet 54. Stylish 9. Breathe noisily 10. Hates intensely 41. Places to sleep 47. Shaft horsepower 49. Executive Officer 50. Away 54. Pal 55. Imitator 56. Tester 57. Hawaiian port 58. Draw near 59. Book of the Bible 60. Annoys 61. Native of Switzerland 62. Type of packsack
take of the song. 1199 6666 The Beatles L.P., “Yesterday and Today” is released by Capitol with the controversial “butcher” cover, with the Beatles smiling amongst a group of decapitated baby dolls. The original photo became a huge publicity problem for Capitol and was quickly replaced by a more conventional jacket.
11 994488 Columbia Records begins the first mass production of the 33 1/3 RPM LP. The new format could contain a maximum of 23 minutes of music per side versus the approximately three minutes that could be squeezed on to a 78 RPM disc. Toast Of The Town, which would later be called The Ed Sullivan Show, premiered on CBS-TV. The first telecast was produced on a meager budget of $1,375. Only $375 was allocated for talent and $200 of that was shared by the young stars of that night’s program, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. 1199 5555 After a month of booking gigs in larger venues in Dallas and Houston, Colonel Tom Parker arranges a meeting with Elvis Presley’s manager, Bob Neal, which results in an agreement that will see the Colonel handle Presley’s show dates and career strategy from now on. 1199 5566 Patti Page saw what would be her biggest hit, “Allegheny Moon”, enter the Billboard chart, where it would reach #2 during a 22 week run. In all, the Oklahoma native would place sixteen songs in the Top 40 between 1954 and 1965.
Ben E. King enjoys his biggest hit as “Stand By Me” reaches #4 on the Billboard singles chart. The same song would re-appear on the Hot 100 in 1986, reaching #9, after it was featured as the title track in a film starring River Phoenix. 11 9966 33 Jan And Dean’s “Surf City” is released. The song featured Brian Wilson on backing vocals and would prove to be the duo’s only US number 1 record. 11 9966 44 Peter And Gordon arrive in the US to perform at New York’s World Fair. Ringo Starr re-joins The Beatles in Melbourne, Australia after being released from a London hospital where he was treated for tonsillitis and pharyngitis. In his absence, drummer Jimmie Nicol, formerly of Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames, filled in admirably. Jay And The Americans record the Tex-Mex hit, “Come A Little Bit Closer”, which would climb to number 3 in the US by the following November.
1199 7700 The sponsors of the original Woodstock Festival announce that they lost more than $1.2 million on the actual concert. They would eventually profit from the sale of the Woodstock soundtrack and related memorabilia.
1199 7711 Carole King saw her “Tapestry” album hit number 1 in the US for the first of 15 consecutive weeks. The LP contained such classic tracks as “It’s Too Late”, “I Feel the Earth Move”, “So Far Away”, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow?” and “You’ve 11 9966 77 Got a Friend”. The Grammy Award Five teenagers from Mansfield, winning disc is considered by many Ohio, called The Music Explosion to be one of the best Rock ‘n’ Roll found themselves with a monster albums of all time. hit on their hands when “Little Bit O’ Soul” peaked at #2 on the Hot Carole King’s double sided hit sin100. The group would be awarded a gle “It’s Too Late” / “I Feel The Earth Gold Record for their efforts, but Move” rose to the top of the although they would release more Billboard Hot 100. material, none of their follow-ups 11 9977 22 reached any higher than #63. Ron (Pigpen) Drummer Bob Avery would later go Keyboardist on to the band Crazy Elephant, who McKernan played his final gig with reached #12 on both sides of the the Grateful Dead at the Hollywood Atlantic with “Gimme Gimme Good Bowl. He would die the following March of alcohol-induced liver failLovin’”. ure and internal bleeding. Over 200,000 people attended the first Monterey Pop Festival this week in 1967. Many of the leading Rock acts of the time appeared, including Otis Redding, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Simon and Garfunkel, Canned Heat, The Mamas and The Papas, The Grateful Dead, Eric Burdon and The Animals, The Association, Booker T. and The MGs, The Who, Jefferson Airplane, The Byrds, David Crosby and Steve Miller. John Phillips of The Mamas and The Papas would later write, “San Francisco” (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) about the festival, which became a big hit for Scott McKenzie later in the year. The Rolling Stones file a 4.9 million dollar lawsuit against 14 New York hotels for banning them, claiming that the ban was “injurious to the group’s reputation and discriminatory in violation of New York’s Civil Rights law.”
11 9966 55 Herman’s Hermits were awarded their first Gold record for “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely 1199 5588 Daughter”. The song was originally Bobby Darin’s “Splish Splash” an album cut that got so much air enters the US record charts, where play in the US, MGM Records The Young Rascals recorded “How Can I Be Sure”, which will become it would reach #3. Bobby would released it as a single. their second US Top Ten hit when it later say that the song only took him about ten minutes to write. The Kinks and The Moody Blues reaches #4 next Fall. make their US concert debut at the 1199 6688 11 9966 11 Academy of Music in New York. The Ohio Express are awarded a Pat Boone had his sixth and final number 1 hit in the US with “Moody The Four Tops had their first US Gold record for their Bubble Gum River”. A year later, “Speedy number one record with “I Can’t hit, “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy.” Gonzales” would finish his run of Help Myself”. Lead singer Levi 1199 6699 thirty-eight Top 10 hits. A tongue- Stubbs had not been satisfied with David Bowie signs with Philips in-cheek, heavy metal “comeback” the recording session and was was attempted in 1997 with an promised that he could do it again Records and then enters Trident album called “In a Metal Mood (No the following day, but no other ses- Studios in London to record “Space More Mr. Nice Guy)”. sion ever took place. The track that Oddity”, a song he wrote after seebecame a hit was just the second ing the 1968 Stanley Kubrick movie ENIGMA
2001: A Space Odyssey. The tune will top the UK chart in November, 1975 and reach #15 in America.
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11 9977 33 Edgar Winter’s “Frankenstein” is awarded a Gold record. Winter named the song because of how many cuts and patches were contained in the original studio tape. The Soft Rock group Bread, led by David Gates, give their final concert in Salt Lake City. A truck accident earlier in the day had destroyed the band’s equipment, so they had to play with borrowed instruments and amps. 1199 77 44 Ohio’s Bo Donaldson And The Heywoods topped the Billboard Pop chart with “Billy, Don’t Be A Hero”, a song that was a UK number one for Paper Lace the previous March.
James Taylor enters the Billboard chart with an update of Jimmy Jones’s 1960 #1 hit, “Handy Man”. Taylor’s version will reach #4.
with Sony was unfair because the company could refuse to release albums it thought wouldn’t be commercially successful. Michael vowed he would never record for Fleetwood Mac score their only Sony again. Billboard number one hit with 11 9999 55 “Dreams”, which made #24 in the UK. Over the next dozen years, they A judge in Los Angeles awarded would reach the US Top 40 thirteen ownership of The Kingsmen’s more times. recordings to the group itself and away from Scepter-Wand Records. 11 9977 88 The court ruled that the company Andy Gibb became the first solo breached its contract by not paying artist in the history of Billboard’s The Kingsmen their proper royalHot 100 to have his first three ties. The main song in question was releases reach number one when “Louie, Louie”, recorded in 1963. “Shadow Dancing” hit the top of the chart. Since then, Michael Jackson 22000011 had four number ones in a row and John Lee Hooker, a legendary Blues Mariah Carey had five. “Shadow pioneer who had recorded an estiDancing” would be the best selling mated 100 albums, died of natural single in the US in 1978, but was causes at his Los Altos home at the only a #42 hit in the UK. age of 83.
Rare Earth drummer Peter Hoorelbeke is arrested after throw1199 8800 ing his drumsticks into the crowd at Donna Summer becomes the first the end of the band’s concert. artist to sign with the newly formed Geffen Records. 11 9977 55 John Lennon sues the US government, charging that officials tried 1199 8811 to deny his immigration through Just after signing a multi-album selective prosecution. Accusing contract with Warner Brothers, the them of harassment during depor- Pop group Steely Dan announced tation proceedings, Lennon named they were breaking up. Donald former US Attorneys General John Fagan and Walter Becker, the drivMitchell and Richard Kleindienst in ing forces behind the band, said the complaint. their 14 year musical partnership was over. Steely Dan’s hits included The Captain And Tennille sat on top “Reeling in the Years” and “Rikki of the Billboard singles chart with Don’t Lose That Number”. the Neil Sedaka / Howard 11 9988 22 Greenfield written “Love Will Keep Us Together”, a song that would Pretenders guitarist, 25-year-old later win a Grammy Award for James Honeyman Scott, died in his Record Of The Year. It reached #32 sleep in London, England. The official cause of death is “cocaine in the UK. related heart failure.” 1199 7766 Electric Light Orchestra’s greatest 11 9988 77 hits collection, “OLE ELO” goes A St. Petersburg, Florida real estate Gold, just as they begin their first agent named Vittoria Holman sued major British tour. Motley Crue and a concert promoter for hearing loss allegedly Germany’s Silver Convention incurred at a concert in December topped the Cashbox Best Sellers list 1985. Holman and her daughter had with “Get Up And Boogie”, a Disco front row seats less than 10 feet tune that contained only six differ- from a wall of speakers. The case ent words (Get, Up, And, Boogie, was settled out of court when the That’s, Right). It was a formula that band’s insurance company paid had also worked on their first US Holman over $30,000. hit, “Fly Robin, Fly” in 1975. 11 9999 33 11 9977 77 Ray Charles made music history Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten was when his album “My World” showed slashed on his face and hands by up on Billboard’s Hot 200, marking knife-wielding youths on a London the sixth decade he had a charted street. They objected to the Pistols’ LP. anti-monarchist song “God Save the Queen”. The next day, another 11 9999 44 member of the Pistols, Paul Cook, George Michael lost his lawsuit was beaten by a gang armed with against Sony Records. Michael iron pipes. claimed that his 15-year contract ENIGMA
Billboard magazine estimated that Michael Jackson’s album catalog had generated about $383 million in sales and that MJ Inc. had earned at least $1 billion in revenue in the year following his death. 220011 11 Sly Stone, the 68-year-old former frontman of Sly And The Family Stone, pleaded not guilty to possession of cocaine after being pulled over for a minor traffic violation by L.A. Police on April 1st. He would enter a rehab facility the following October. Clarence Clemons, the burly sax player who helped develop Bruce Springsteen’s early sound, died just six days after suffering a stroke at his Florida home. He was 69. 22001122 The Jacksons, Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito, hit the road together for the first time in almost three decades with a show at Casino Rama near Orillia, Ontario, about two hours north of Toronto. It was the first time they had performed as a group since 1984’s Victory tour.
22000022 Nearly twenty-five years after his death, Elvis Presley was at number one again in the UK. A remix of his “A Little Less Conversation” by Dutch disc jockey JXL claimed the top spot on the British singles charts, bringing the King’s total of chart-topping hits to eighteen, one 22001133 more than the Beatles’ current tally. Black Sabbath established a new UK chart record for the longest gap 22000066 between #1 albums when their new Duane Roland, a founding member release, “13” debuted at the top, 42 of the Southern Rock band Molly years and 8 months after their secHatchet died of natural causes at ond album “Paranoid” reached the the age of 53. peak. Claydes Charles Smith, co-founder and lead guitarist of Kool And The Gang died after a long illness. He was 57. Former Village People lead singer Victor Willis pleaded no contest to drug possession charges. He was later sentenced to three years’ probation after he agreed to enter a drug rehab program. 220011 00 The case against a man accused of threatening Elton John’s life was withdrawn just hours before his trial was due to begin. Neal Horsley had responded to Elton’s suggestion that Jesus Christ was gay in a Parade magazine interview by writing an angry online response entitled “Why Elton John Must Die”. After being held in an Atlanta, Georgia jail since last March, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Kimberly Esmond Adams dismissed the case against Horsley because his actions did not warrant criminal charges.
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RRU UM MOO UURR HH AASS IITT… … …The second annual three-day EDM binge known as TomorrowWorld has added more artists. Scheduled Sept. 26-28 in the Chattahoochee Hills southwest of Atlanta near Fairburn, Ga., the festival referred to this week’s email blast as its “mind-blowing 2014 full artist lineup.” Acts added A-- TTrraakk , to the mix include A BB oorrgg oo rree, CCaarrnn aagg ee, DDiilllloo nn FFrraann cciiss, FFeerrrryy CCoorrsstteenn , JJaam miiee JJoo nneess, LL aaiidd bbaacckk LLuu kkee, M M aacceeoo PP lleexx, NN eerrvvoo and others. Previous lineup announceAAvviicc iiii, ments boasted BB aassssnn eecc ttaarr , DD aavviidd GG uu eetttt aa, DDiim miitt rrii VV eegg aass & & LL iikkee M M iikk ee, DDiipp lloo, KKaasskkaadd ee, and M Maarrtt iinn GGaarrrriixx. Citing a heritage based on Europe’s Tomorrowland festivals, TomorrowWorld welcomed more than 120,000 electronic dance music fans from all over the world in 2013. That’s even more impressive when you consider that the festival is restricted to folks 21 and over.
SSaarraahh BBrriigghh ttm maann ’’ss fans as an injury forces the singer to cancel her U.S. dates slated for August. The woman who wants to be the first singer to travel to the International Space Station was scheduled to play several major U.S. markets, including Los Angeles, Boston and Houston. …YouTube will launch a new subscription music service, the company acknowledged Tuesday after being dragged into a public dispute over royalties that will result in the blockade of some independent artists’ music videos. The Google Inc.-owned video site said in a statement that it is “adding subscription-based features for music on YouTube” and that “hundreds of major label and independent artists” have signed on. The paid service – to be launched within a few months – will likely allow playback of videos without ads and allow for offline playback on mobile devices. That’s according to two people familiar with the matter. The people weren’t
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authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. The people also confirmed that a small number of independent artists who had not agreed to new deal terms will have their videos blocked in some countries starting in a few days, even on the free version of YouTube.
…K Kaatt yy PPeerr rryy could help make your “Teenage Dream” of becoming a singer a reality: The pop star is starting her own record label. PP eerrrryy announced the launch of Metamorphosis Music on Tuesday. It’s a joint venture with her current label, Capitol Records. The first to sign with PPeerr rryy’’ss label is pop singer FFeerrrraass, who released his PP eerrrryy executive-produced EP on Tuesday. The five-song selftitled effort includes the track “Legends Never Die,” which features PPeerrrryy. FFeerrrraass will join PPeerrrryy for the North American leg of her Prismatic World …You’ll have plenty of Tour, which kicks off June 22 in Alllleenn SS ttoonn ee in Raleigh, North Carolina. It chances to see A concert during September and wraps Oct. 11 in Houston. October. The self-described …The Rockstar Energy “hippie with soul” has put Uproar Festival tour reveals its together a headlining tour G oodd ssm maacc kk beginning and ending on the initial plans with G topping a lineup that also fea- West Coast.
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…The New York location of country music star TToo bbyy Keeiitthh ’’ss chain of restaurants K owes more than a quarter-million dollars in sales taxes to the state. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports that a tax warrant filed by the state earlier this month seeks $107,000 owed by TT oobbyy K Keeiitthh ’’ss I Love this Bar & Grill at the Destiny USA shopping mall in Syracuse. KKeeiitt hh’’ ss Syracuse bar, which opened last year, also owes more than $145,000 in sales taxes from earlier in 2013. The musician’s chain of restaurants, named for the title of one of his hit songs, features guitar-shaped bars, beer in mason jars and traditional Southern American food. The Phoenix, Arizona-based chain has 16 locations in 12 states, with five more restaurants planned.
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Woorrlldd and A W Aggaaiinnsstt M Mee!! are just some of the groups appearing on select dates. Get Hurt doesn’t arrive until Aug. 19 but you can pre-order the long player right now through the band’s Facebook page. Options include the standard CD but you can treat yourself right by splurging on the deluxe CD that comes with a 12-page booklet and three bonus tracks. Other formats include standard 180gram 12” vinyl, and a limited edition deluxe vinyl with three bonus tracks two picture discs plus a poster.
band confirmed the wedding occurred Thursday. According to The Greeneville Sun, the couple was married at a small chapel in the heart of the town’s historic district and fellow country star CCaarrrriiee UUnndd eerrw woooodd was spotted at the wedding. A Arreenn cciibbiiaa had been the regular catcher for Texas Rangers ace YYuu D Daarrvviisshh but was optioned to the minors in May. PPeerrrryy and her two brothers, RRee iidd and NNeeiill , signed with Universal Republic in 2009 and had a quadruple platinum hit with “If I Die Young.” They are the 2014 Academy of Country …Loud music players Music Vocal Group of the Year. beware: code enforcement ...When A inspectors are coming after Anntt w waann ““BB iigg Ann ddrréé““330000 00”” you with a new tool. After BBoo ii”” PPaatt ttoonn and A repeated complaints about BBee nnjjaam miinn announced they Ouuttkkaasstt , they excessively loud music at bars were reuniting as O in downtown Melbourne, code said they would play more than enforcers will start randomly 40 festivals throughout the measuring decibel levels on year. Now they’ve announced weekends. Cocoa Beach con- their own extravaganza, taking cert promoter RR oobb eerrtt place in their hometown of DDeeuutt eerrm maann worries the crack- Atlanta. The show scheduled down will deter bands and hurt for Sept. 27 at Centennial businesses that took years to Olympic Park not only features build. Florida Today reports O Ouutt kkaasstt topping the bill but the city has not issued any will also have BB iigg BB ooii and downtown-noise code viola- A Ann ddrréé 3300 0000 curating the event. tions this year and city officials The show’s supporting partners say they will first give warn- are local radio station V103, Loafing, Rival ings. The ordinance says music Creative cannot exceed 55 decibels after Entertainment and Bowery 10 p.m. at neighboring condos. Presents. Mainstreet Pub operational Keevviinn CCaarrlliinn uses a CChh eecc kkeerr …CC hhuu bbbb yy manager K decibel-meter app on his wants the Rock and Roll Hall of phone. He says it’s almost Fame to know it’s time to impossible for an outdoor induct him into their exclusive business to work at 55 deci- club before it’s too late. “I don’t want to get in there when bels. I’m 85-years old. I’ll tell them …TThh ee BB aann dd PP eerrrryy’’ss to drop dead, so you better do Kiim mbbeerrllyy PPeerrrryy has it quick while I’m still smiling,” lead singer K married professional baseball CChh eecckk eerr said on Thursday. Arreenn cciibbiiaa near her CChheecc kkeerr’’ss recording of “The player JJ.. PP .. A family’s home in Greeneville, Twist,” and subsequent, “Let’s Tennessee. A publicist for the Twist Again” are considered ENIGMA
among the most popular songs in the history of Rock and Roll. “Let’s Twist Again’ was the first rock and roll song that received a Grammy (in 1962),” CChheecckkeerr pointed out. The 72year old recording artist equates a place in the Cleveland, Ohio-based hall to the ability to sustain his career. “If you put me in when I’m too old to make a living, then it’s no good for me to be in there.” He added: “The RRoolllliinngg SS ttoonn eess, they’re in there. TThhee BBeeaassttiiee BB ooyyss are in there, they’re young. H Haallll aanndd O O aatteess were just in there and they’re still making money.” …TThhee BB aabbyyss are back, and in a rare occurrence in rock ‘n’ roll reunions, former members who declined to be part of the new edition of the band are giving a hearty thumbs-up to founding memWaallllyy SSttoo cckkeerr and TToo nnyy bers W BBrroo cckk . The reunited BB aabbyyss have a new album “I’ll Have Some of That!” due June 24. “I’m glad they’re playing together. I think it’s great. I wish them the best,” original frontman JJoo hhnn W Waaiittee tells Billboard. “When I left the BBaabbyyss I left the BBaabbyyss — for Waallllyy and good. But I think W TToonnyy were meant to be playing together, and there’s no reason why they shouldn’t. I’m not even on the same page as them anymore with what I’m doing, so there’s no conflict of interest, to me, at all.” If you know any truths, halftruths or outright lies about the music and club scene send it to Sissy Vance c/o firstname.lastname@example.org m.
- Sissy Vance
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1. The Black Keys 2. Conor Oberst 3. Tori Amos 4. Moe. 5. The Old 97's 6. First Aid Kit 7. Jenny Lewis 8. O.A.R. 9. Jack White 10. Phox 11. Pixies 12. Passenger 13. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers 14. Chrissie Hynde 15. Young the Giant 16. Morrissey 17. Kay Lamontagne 18. Bombadil 19. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah 20. Coldplay
ADVENTURE PICKS 1. Camper Van Beethoven 2. New Pornographers 3. Train
Southern League All-Stars The stars of tomorrow converged upon Chattanooga, TN Monday and Tuesday as the city played host to the 2014 Southern League All-Star Game and Home Run Derby. Kris Bryant of the Tennessee Smokies easily won the Home Run Derby held Monday at Engle Stadium, the former home of the Chattanooga Lookouts and were filming of the move â€œ42â€? took place. Tuesdays affair began as a pitching duel but soon balls started flying out of the yard at AT&T Field. Mycal Jones of the Mississippi Braves started the scoring with a one-out home run to left field in
the third inning. The South All- gle to make the score 4-1. Stars put two runs total on the board that inning. Motter homered in the sixth to make the score 5-1 The fourth inning saw the South rise again as they put two more The North answered in their half of runs on the board to increase their the inning when Scott Schebler of lead to 4-0. With one out a single the hosting Lookouts hit a towering and two doubles added to the shot off of Mississippi's J.R. Graham South's lead. Brady Shoemaker's to bring the deficit back down to 5double off of Huntsville's Brent 2. Suter drove in Taylor Motter (Montgomery) and Luke Maile Jones led the Southern Division's (Montgomery). half of the eighth inning by walking and stealing second. One out later The North scratched back in the he scored on a Shawn Jamieson bottom of the inning when (Mobile) single to make the lead 6Huntsville's Jason Rogers scored of 2. Josh Richmond's (Birmingham) sinENIGMA
The North managed to make things interesting in the bottom of the ninth as Chattanooga's O'Koyea Dickson hit a two run homer off of Mississippi's James Hoyt. Huntsville's Shawn Zarraga followed with a single and took second on a wild pitch. The game ended as Schebler grounded out to first to end the rally. The South held on for the 6-4 win. Michael Lorenzen of Pensacola took the win for the South pitching a scoreless inning while Birmingham's Cody Winiarski was saddled with the loss.
Just Another Band Out of Boston And Forever In My Heart For a brief while I was transported back to the spring of 1977 riding my first skateboard. That’s one of the great memories that are forever imbedded in my mind when Boston took the stage at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Alpharetta, GA. That spring I learned a lot about love, friendship, how to skateboard and great music. I was befriended by a senior at school by the name of Pat Halstead. He was the coolest. He dated the prettiest girl at school, had cool clothes, cool hair and was a skateboarder, a
first for our school. Pat was kind of a rebel, though never a troublemaker. He was like a ‘70s version of the Fonz. He’s originally why I got into skateboarding. Despite our age difference (I was in junior high and he a senior) he took me under his wing and taught me how to skateboard. I bought my first skateboard at an Otasco or Western Auto that was downtown. It was a lot shorter than Pat’s but it was a pretty good board. Pat even admired it. Getting mad one day I threw ENIGMA
the board down and broke the tip off the board. Distraught I didn’t know what to do. Pat, who had admired the wheels and trucks on my board offered to trade my broken skateboard for a board he made himself. I would just have to buy my own trucks and wheels. I jumped at the chance, after all, Pat made it. After a week or two I was able to persuade my mother to give me the money to buy my own set of trucks and wheels.
small shop on Dodd’s Avenue called Peachtree Skateboards. I knew exactly what kind of wheels I wanted. I wanted Road Rider 4’s, which were the ones Pat had on his main board. Before I went I asked him what trucks I should get. He suggested Tracker and ACS amongst brands I can remember. Trucks, by the way are like the axel and suspension that connect the board to the wheels. It was a tricky decision back then. Road Riders came in 2’s, 4’s and 6’s. The At that time there was only one size you got depended on what place in Chattanooga to buy kind of boarding you did. 4’s skateboard stuff. It was a were the best all around, and 2014
besides, that’s what Pat had on ally a rainy evening to get good was a second Boston album Pat had, “Don’t Look Back”. I don’t reception. his. know of two better first Thanks to Pat’s tutoring and Pat introduced me to great albums by any band ever – not like Foreigner, even the Beatles. Boston has willingness to hang out with a bands pre-teenager (at the time) I Fleetwood Mac and Boston. forever been near and dear to learned a lot about life, skate- Boston… wow. I’ll never forget my heart. boarding and music. To this the first time I heard “More day I wonder what ever hap- Than A Feeling”. Pat had a After a long hiatus of albums pened to him. I hope he’s copy of the album in his back- for some legal reasons ( I doing well. I only saw him once pack, the vinyl and a tape. I guess) I was in college when after he graduated. He had remember the artwork on the “Third Stage” was released become a professional skate- cover of it and was immediate- almost a decade after the first boarder and was on the “Heavy ly mesmerized. We were in the two. I was the first one at Stick” team. Unlike today parking lot of the Reformed Record Bar in Eastgate to buy there was no money to be truly Presbyterian Church when he the cassette. I remember made being a professional cranked it up on his car stereo wearing it out on the way to boarder. Heck, even I was as we rode our skateboards spring break that year and felt like a jilted lover who is finalbriefly a pro skater, but came around the parking lot. ly reunited with his true love. back down to reality quickly. Pat was a really big Boston fan. One of the main things I “They didn’t use synthesizers. It’s been closing on 40 years remember about Pat was his They play real instruments,” he since the first album came out taste in music. He was the first boasted. Pat was ahead of the and the world has changed a to turn me on to 96 Rock in curve of the coming “I hate lot. Hell, even lead singer Brad Atlanta. To get it in on my disco” era. I admired Pat’s Delp died a few years ago to radio on Lookout Mountain, it convictions. And I admired my chagrin. I was a little had to be late at night and usu- Boston. Before I knew it there apprehensive seeing them ENIGMA
without him singing. I remember seeing ELO without Jeff Lynne. That was a disaster. This wasn’t. Wow, for two hours I was a kid again mesmerized by Tom Scholz and company. It was like listening to the albums all over again. At the risk of sounding cheesy, it did “feel like the first time” once again. I knew the first three albums like if not better than the back of my hand. Chills when down during “Foreplay” the instrumental track from the first album which segued into “Long Time” – just like the album. Chills are literally rolling down my spine thinking about it as I am happily reliving my youth writing this. .38 Special was the opening act. Wow. Talk about a lethal one-two punch. I remember .38 Special mainly from my col-
Cool the Engines Rough-Housin’ Surrender to Me Back Where You Belong Don’t Look Back Wild-Eyed Southern Boys Something About You Live For the Music/ 20th Amanda C e n t u r y The Launch Fox/Paradise/Somebody Like More Than a Feeling You/Honkey Tonk Dancer/ Guitar Solo Teacher Teacher/You Keep A New World Runnin Away/Second Chance/ To Be a Man Like No Other Night Walk On / Get Organ-ized / Fantasy Girl Walk On (Some More) If I’d Been the One Foreplay / Long Time Caught Up in You Hold On Loosely Enn ccoo rree:: E Travelin’ Band (Creedence I Think I Like It Clearwater Revival cover) Party - Dave Weinthal - Photos by Chris Eason ..3 388 SSppeecc iiaall SS eettlliisstt Rockin’ into the Night
lege days. I was a born New Yorker who was transplanted to the south (not by choice). I grew up loving Johnny Cash, Jerry Reed and the whole bunch, but wasn’t much into southern rock. I mean I listened to the Allmans and Skynyrd (until the plane crash). I even remember where I was when I heard about the crash. But I hated everything else from Molly Hatchett to Rossington Collins. The only reason I would allow myself to listen to this southern crap was if it would enhance my chances of getting laid. Once I realized whom these chicks were I vanished. .38 Special was different. They were southern, but they didn’t come across as rednecks like other southern bands. They actually had cool videos on
fledgling MTV and did the theme song to the movie “Teachers”. They were cool for southern boys. Their one-hour set was a hit packed parade than like Boston brought me back to happier times and my youth. Even the most casual .38 Special fan would have been easily pleased as singing along to every song word by word. God bless Boston and .38 Special. Boo ssttoonn Set list B Rock & Roll Band Smokin’ Feelin’ Satisfied Last Day of School Life, Love & Hope Peace of Mind Its Been Such A Long Time Interlude ENIGMA