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Here in Seattle we love our food. With all of our superstar chefs and designer restaurants, how does Seattle rank in the fest cities for foodies?

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Yes guitarist Steve Howe releasing compilation focusing on his work with various bands and collaborators

RhinoLongtime Yes guitarist Steve Howe will release a sequel to his 2015 two-disc solo compilation Anthology — a three-CD, 56-track set called Anthology 2: Groups and Collaborations that will hit stores this Friday, July 21. As its title suggests, the new collection focuses on Howe’s work with various bands he’s played in during his 50-plus year career, as well as …

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Watch video of Mike Love’s new version of The Beach Boys’ “Do It Again” with Mark McGrath and John Stamos

Courtesy of Mike Love/BMG Rights ManagementOn July 4, founding Beach Boys singer Mike Love released a new version of his band’s 1968 hit “Do It Again” featuring guest vocals by Sugar Ray frontman Mark McGath and drums by actor and “honorary Beach Boy” John Stamos. Now, an official video for the tune has premiered at Billboard.com and also can be …

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U2 has the #2 top-grossing worldwide tour of 2017 so far

Credit: Kevin MazurNow that we’ve reached the mid-point of the year, Pollstar has counted up the money and listed the artists who pulled in the most on the road worldwide so far in 2017. Among the veteran artists with the highest-grossing tours for the first half of the year is U2, who at #2 took in just over $118 million …

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John Mellencamp’s son Speck arrested on suspicion of public intoxication, resisting law enforcement

Courtesy of Monroe County JailJohn Mellencamp‘s youngest son, Speck, was arrested early Sunday in Bloomington, Indiana, on two misdemeanor charges — suspicion of public intoxication and resisting law enforcement. According to a Bloomington Police report, Speck, 22, was arrested after he and his 23-year-old brother, Hud, got into an altercation with a group of men outside a Jimmy John’s sandwich …

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Rock this holiday: Stray Cats frontman announces dates for Brian Setzer Orchestra’s 2017 Christmas Rocks! Tour

Courtesy of MSO PRBrian Setzer fans will once again get chance to rock around the Christmas tree this holiday season, as the Stray Cats frontman has announced plans for his 19-piece Brian Setzer Orchestra‘s 14th annual Christmas Rocks! Tour. The 2017 edition of the trek will visit 30 cities, kicking off November 11 in Setzer’s adopted hometown of Minneapolis and …

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