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Poison’s Bret Michaels says tour with Cheap Trick will literally be “nothing but a good time”

Mark Weiss; David McClisterPoison and Cheap Trick kick off their Nothin’ but a Good Time 2018 tour tonight in Irvine, California, with modern rockers Pop Evil set to open most of the shows. The trek, which wraps up July 1 in Hollywood, Florida, marks the second time the two veteran rock acts will hit the road together, following a 2009 …

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Hail, Caesar: Elton John and his million dollar piano say farewell to The Colosseum tonight

Credit: Rob ShanahanTonight, Elton John will bid farewell to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, as he concludes his 450th show at the Las Vegas venue. The Thursday night performance will be the last one of his Million Dollar Piano residency, and the final one overall of his two Las Vegas residencies. The first one, The Red Piano, ran from 2004 …

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Steal Your Face: You now can order a custom Grateful Dead bobblehead doll featuring your own likeness

KollecticoThe Grateful Dead and Rhino Entertainment have partnered with the Kollectico toy company to create a limited-edition line of themed bobbleheads dolls including figures depicting variations of the group’s famous Dancing Bears. In addition, fans will be able to purchase custom-made bobbleheads that feature the likeness of their own face on a statuette wearing a Grateful Dead t-shirt and flashing …

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Sting and Shaggy will be together this fall on a North American tour promoting their “44/876” album

Credit: Salvador OchoaSting and reggae star Shaggy will team up for a North American tour this fall in support of their recently released collaborative album, 44/876. The trek, which follows a summer European outing, kicks off September 15 in Miami Beach, Florida, and is mapped out through an October 15 show in Los Angeles. The concerts will feature the two …

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Are you ready to play Madonna’s “Beautiful Game?” Queen of Pop teases new song

Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images via ABCMadonna fans have been waiting for three years for the Queen of Pop to release new music, and now it appears it’s going to happen soon. The superstar tweeted and posted on Instagram what seems to be artwork for a song called “Beautiful Game.” She captioned the image, “That I never Learned………….Coming Soon!” She added the …

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Whitney Houston doc alleges late icon was sexually abused as a child by a female cousin

Miramax/Roadside AttractionsWhile Whitney Houston fans won’t be able to watch the new documentary about the singer, titled Whitney, until July 6, the film makes a shocking allegation regarding the late singer’s past. The documentary’s director, Kevin Macdonald, tells Vanity Fair that the legendary singer was allegedly abused by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick when she was a child. Macdonald explains …

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Hear Me Now: Thompson Twins singer Tom Bailey’s debut solo album, “Science Fiction,” due in July

Mikrokosmos/BFDHere’s some news that should warm the hearts of Thompson Twins fans: The popular ’80s U.K. band’s frontman, Tom Bailey, will release his debut solo album, Science Fiction, on July 13. The 10-track collection marks the singer’s first full collection of new music since the 1990s. Bailey produced the album with assistance from Hal Ritson, who previously has collaborated with …

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Start ‘Em Up: The Rolling Stones launch European tour leg tonight in Dublin, Ireland

Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for The Rolling StonesThe Rolling Stones‘ 2018 No Filter Tour of Europe gets underway tonight at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland. In advance of the concert, band members Keith Richards and Mick Jagger have taken to social media to post various messages and video clips. Richards posted video on his Twitter account Tuesday in which he …

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Report: Elton John to perform at royal wedding

ABC/Randy HolmesMore than 20 years since performing at Princess Diana’s funeral, Elton John reportedly will take on the royal stage again. Sources tell TMZ that Sir Elton will perform at the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this Saturday. It’s unclear if the singer will perform at the ceremony or at the reception. While details are scarce, it’s …

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Watch now: Full-length trailer for Whitney Houston documentary debuts

Scott Gries/ImageDirectThe full trailer for the upcoming Whitney Houston documentary, Whitney, is now available on YouTube. The first teaser trailer for the film came out in April. The documentary premiered at the Cannes Film Festival today, May 16. The video features archival footage of Whitney from her younger years to the height of her fame, including her contentious relationship with …

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