And Now, Let’s Hear It For The Brits

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London – Continuing Best New Band’s weekly round-up, last week was owned by the Grammys. This week the focus switched across the Atlantic to London where the Brit Awards were aired in a never more cavernous-looking London’s O2. Long gone are the days of Mick Fleetwood and Samantha Fox proving an unlikely couple in the

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Cage The Elephant Wins A Grammy For Best Rock Album

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New York – Cage The Elephant received their first GRAMMY® AWARD for Best Rock Album for their fourth studio album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, which was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and released in December 2015 via RCA. This is the band’s second nomination, following a nomination for Best Alternative Album for

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Frank Iero Announces 2017 Tour Dates

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New York – Late last year, former My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero and his band The Patience suffered a major setback when he and members of his crew were struck by traffic while on a press tour in Australia. The accident forced them to cancel all their U.S. tour dates while Iero recovered, but now, he

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Glastonbury Announces 2017 Emerging Talent Competition

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London – Glastonbury Festival has just announced details of its Emerging Talent Competition 2017, once again generously supported by PRS for Music and PRS Foundation. The free-to-enter competition offers new UK and Ireland-based acts of any musical genre the opportunity to compete for a spot on one of the main stages at this summer’s Festival.

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Bonnaroo Reveals 2017 Lineup

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New York - Superfly and A.C. Entertainment are proud to unveil the initial artist lineup for the 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. This year’s edition of the world- renowned four-day multi-stage camping festival will showcase over 100 artists, headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, and, in an exclusive first-ever headline performance, U2 performing

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Lily And Madeleine Announce Headlining U.S. Dates

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Nashville – Following an extensive U.S. tour supporting Brett Dennen last Fall and a successful UK run with Dawes in November, Indianapolis-based sister duo Lily And Madeleine have announced an upcoming headlining tour in select U.S. cities beginning in Chicago, IL on February 15. They will be joined by bandmates Shannon Hayden and Kate Siefker

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Bear’s Den to Embark on North American Tour

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New York – After a sold-out summer tour, acclaimed U.K. band Bear’s Den embarks on additional dates starting January 17th, with stops at New York’s Bowery Ballroom, Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg, Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre, Nashville’s 3rd and Lindsley, Boston’s Brighton Music Hall, Philadelphia’s Underground Arts, and many more. See below for a complete list of dates.

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