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Journey’s Neal Schon to donate guitars and memorabilia to new Oklahoma museum

Neal Schon, Michaele Schon and OKPOP director Jeff Moore (PRNewsfoto/Neal Schon)Founding Journey guitarist Neal Schon will be donating part of his personal collection of memorabilia and instruments to the Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture, a.k.a. OKPOP, which is expected to open in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 2020. Schon, who was born at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, announced his …

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Dolly Parton shines on the premiere of Reese Witherspoon’s new talk show

ABC/Lou RoccoDolly Parton is the first guest on Reese Witherspoon‘s new talk show, called Shine On with Reese. The country-pop legend shared her excitement on social media, in advance of the episode’s premiere on Tuesday. “I’m so proud to be the first guest on my friend Reese Witherspoon’s new show with Hello Sunshine!” Dolly commented in her post, which also …

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“Ramble On”: Robert Plant adds extra US concerts to 2018 tour itinerary

Credit: Mads PerchAfter previously lining up four U.S. festival appearances in September, Robert Plant has expanded his upcoming tour schedule to include seven additional stateside concerts that month. The newly announced shows will take place in Kansas City, Missouri; Santa Fe, New Mexico; Tucson, Arizona; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and three Texas cities, winding down with a September 29 performance in Austin. …

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Cher confirms that she’s made a whole album of ABBA covers

John Shearer/Getty Images via ABC Earlier in July, Cher posted a series of tweets that suggested she was recording a whole album of ABBA songs, and now the legendary entertainer has confirmed her plans for the covers project. The singer, who co-stars in the new film sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, appeared on the Today show Tuesday and …

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Pour some! New Def Leppard beer to flow at restaurant chain co-owned by KISS members

PRNewsFoto/Rock & BrewsDef Leppard recently teamed up with the Seattle-based Elysian Brewing Company to create their own beer, Def Leppard Pale, which was introduced in late May. Now comes word that the first restaurant to offer the beer will be Rock & Brews, the chain of eateries co-founded by KISS members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. “Rock & Brews celebrates …

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Daryl Hall’s “Live from Daryl’s House” will return for more episodes

Credit: Lora KaramAttention Daryl Hall fans: The Hall & Oates singer’s Live from Daryl’s House performance series will be back for more episodes. Following a new partnership with music publishing company BMG, production will resume on the show this fall. “I’m really excited to announce that LFDH is coming back!” Hall says in a statement. “We have a new production …

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It will rock you: New trailer for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

© 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved. A new trailer for the Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody will have fans stomping and clapping along with “We Will Rock You/We Are the Champions,” as the snippet, partially set to the song, shows the genesis of that legendary rock anthem. “I want to give the audience a song they …

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Virtual version of “David Bowie Is” exhibit to debut in the fall

Credit: Jimmy King“David Bowie Is,” the expansive exhibit saluting the influential rocker’s multifaceted career, closed on July 15 after a four-month run at New York City’s Brooklyn Museum of Art, but the display will soon reemerge in digital form. The virtual version of the exhibition initially will debut this fall as an augmented reality experience for smartphones that’s being developed …

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Prosperous ways: U2 is the top-earning music act on “Forbes” magazine’s 2018 Celebrity 100 list

Credit: Danny NorthForbes has unveiled the 2018 edition of its Celebrity 100 list, ranking the world’s top-earning celebrities, and U2, Guns N’ Roses and ex-Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters are among the veteran musicians who appear on the tally. U2 is the highest-earning music artist on the list, ranking #6 overall. The band earned $118 million between June 1, 2017, …

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Home video of Joni Mitchell’s 1970 Isle of Wight Festival performance due out in September

Eagle Rock EntertainmentA new home video featuring Joni Mitchell‘s full performance at the U.K.’s historic 1970 Isle of Wight Festival will be released on Blu-ray and digitally on September 14. Joni Mitchell Both Sides Now: Live at the Isle of Wight Festival was directed by the Oscar-winning filmmaker Murray Lerner, who completed the movie shortly before his death in September …

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