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11/28/2019

On this day in 1964, The Shangri-Las went to No.1 on the US singles chart with the 'teen death song', 'Leader Of The Pack'. When released in the UK the song was refused airplay by the BBC, (probably due to its death theme), where it went on to chart three times: No.11 in 1965; No.3 in 1972 (by which time the BBC ban had been lifted); and once again at No.7 in 1976. #alexandrialive

11/27/2019

On this day in 1970, Black Sabbath, Cactus and Steel Mill, (featuring Bruce Springsteen) all appeared at the Sunshine In, Asbury Park in New Jersey. All three acts played two shows, tickets cost $5.00. #alexandrialive

11/26/2019

On this day in 1991, US Country singer Garth Brooks asked fans to bring 10 cans of food to a grocery store in exchange for a lottery envelope, some of which contained tickets to see Garth at a forthcoming show. Over 10,000 cans were donated to charity. #alexandrialive

11/26/2019
Sesame Street: Paul Simon Sings Me & Julio

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New season of Sesame Street premiering Monday Sept 26th 2011! New episodes weekday mornings on PBS! (Check local listings.) For more videos and games check o...

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11/26/2019

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11/25/2019

On this day in 2004, Twisted Sister's Dee Snider hosts VH-1 Classic's "A Very Classic Thanksgiving." The guest list features ex-Monkee Davey Jones, Eddie Money, MC Hammer and Teri Nunn of Berlin. If that crowd doesn’t put you in the holiday spirit, nothing will. #alexandrialive

11/24/2019

On this day in 1991, two lives were lost in the rock world:
Eric Carr (Paul Charles Caravello) drummer with Kiss died aged 41, of complications from cancer in a New York hospital. Carr replaced Peter Criss in 1980 and remained a band member until he became ill in 1991. For his Kiss stage persona, Carr was known as 'The Fox.

Freddie Mercury died of complications from aids at his home in London's Holland park aged 45, just one day after he publicly admitted he was HIV positive. Mercury was openly bisexual and enjoyed a colorful rock star lifestyle. During his career with Queen he scored over 40 Top 40 UK singles including the worldwide No.1 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. #alexandrialive

11/23/2019

On this day in 2018, Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale sings the U.S. national anthem before American Hockey League team Syracuse Crunch defeats the Binghamton Devils in Syracuse, NY. The Crunch present the singer with a custom jersey - her favorite number (10) and her first name stitched on the back. #alexandrialive

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11/22/2019

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Some great music this weekend starting tonight with the Jesse Trask Trio at 10pm
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11/22/2019
Outdoor Beer Garden in Del Ray Will Stay Open Year-Round

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A restaurant in Del Ray has announced that its 100-seat outdoor beer garden will stay open year-round. The Garden (1503 Mt. Vernon Avenue) has winterized their beer garden, adding blankets, festive lights, space heaters, fire pits, and yes, private igloos. The clear, geodesic igloos are first-

11/22/2019

On this day in 1986, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble kicked off a 149-date North American and European tour at the Towson Center in Towson, Maryland. #alexandrialive

11/21/2019
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11/21/2019

On this day in 2008, Cheap Trick frontman Robin Zander's third annual Rockin' the First Tee charity concert and golf tournament gets underway in Clearwater, FL. Cheap Trick performs The Beatles' entire 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album with the Florida Rock Symphony. The fundraiser supports the First Tee of Clearwater, which aids underprivileged youths in the area. #alexandrialive

11/20/2019

On this day in 2018, Five Finger Death Punch singer Ivan Moody donates 50 sleeping bags for the homeless to Catholic Charities Of St. Paul and Minneapolis during a stop on the band’s co-headlining tour with Breaking Benjamin. #alexandrialive

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11/19/2019

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11/19/2019

On this day in 2007, Quiet Riot singer Kevin Dubrow dies from an accidental cocaine overdose. His body is discovered six days later at his Las Vegas home. #alexandrialive

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11/19/2019

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11/18/2019

On this day in 2017, Australian musician and songwriter Malcolm Young died age 64. Young was best known as a co-founder, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriter for AC/DC. Except for a brief absence in 1988, he was with the band from its November 1973 beginning until retiring permanently in 2014. Young was born in 1953 in Glasgow before his family emigrated to Australia when he was 10. His family confirmed he was suffering from dementia in 2014. #alexandrialive

11/17/2019

On this day In 2016, Geoff Tate (ex-Queensryche), Blaze Bayley (ex-Iron Maiden) and Tim "Ripper" Owens (ex-Judas Priest) begin a limited run of dates as "Trinity.” The first stop is at the State Theater in Falls Church, VA. #alexandrialive

11/17/2019
Daniel O'Connell's Irish Restaurant and Bar

These guys and gals are great. Right Bert?! Go check ‘em out. #alexandrialive

Looking forward to having the 19th Street Band back tonight at 10pm!! Come in for a bite and a pint and enjoy 🍻🎶
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11/16/2019
Hampton Dead & Co Fall Tour Poster - 2019 | eBay

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Hampton Dead & Co Fall Tour Poster - 2019 at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

11/16/2019

On this day in 1960, Patsy Cline recorded 'I Fall to Pieces' which the following year became Cline's first No.1 hit on the Country charts, and her second hit single to cross over onto the Pop charts. It was the first of a string of songs that would be written by Hank Cochran and Harlan Howard. The song was ranked at No.7 on CMT's television special of the 100 Greatest Songs in Country Music. #alexandrialive

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11/15/2019

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11/15/2019

On this day in 2018, American singer and musician Roy Clark died aged 85 at his Tulsa home due to complications of pneumonia. Roy was born in Meherrin, VA He scored the 1969 US hit single, 'Yesterday, When I Was Young' and was best known for hosting Hee Haw, a nationally televised country variety show, from 1969 to 1997. He was an accomplished multi-instrumentalist; playing the guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, and harmonica, just to name a few. #alexandrialive

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11/15/2019
NPR

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Nine-year-old drumming prodigy and rock & roll enthusiast Nandi Bushell has been posting videos since she was 6.

Watch her perform Nirvana's 1991 classic "In Bloom." It is, frankly, delightful.

11/14/2019

On this day in 1995, drummer Jack Irons makes his debut with Pearl Jam when the group plays the first of two Voters For Change concerts in Washington, D.C. #alexandrialive

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11/14/2019
Village Brauhaus

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Rock out with Chris Brunn Duo and PARTY in the Black Forest Bierhall this TGE! Located above our main dining room!

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11/13/2019

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11/13/2019

On this day in 2015, an Eagles Of Death Metal’s concert in Paris is one of six terrorist targets. Over 150 people are killed in separate attacks. #alexandrialive

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11/13/2019

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11/12/2019

On this day in 2007, E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt launches a program to educate middle-school and high-school students about the history of Rock music. The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation partners with the National Association for Music Education and Scholastic publishers for Little Steven's Rock and Roll High School. "Our joint efforts will ensure that future generations will continue to be inspired, motivated and enlightened by the worldwide common ground communication of Rock & Roll," says Van Zandt. #alexandrialive

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11/11/2019

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50 years ago this week The Who brought Tommy to Georgetown University. Dad found the album “rather nice listening” but “not so” their live performance. “Ear bending disappointment”

11/11/2019

On this day in 2014, Metallica, Black Keys, Bruce Springsteen and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl perform at the Concert for Valor in Washington D.C. The Veterans Day event, organized by Starbucks and HBO, raises funds for veterans’ charities. #alexandrialive

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11/11/2019
Consequence of Sound

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The United States government says Neil Young lacks "good moral character" because of his marijuana use.

11/10/2019

On this day in 1981, "Too Fast for Love,” the debut studio album by Mötley Crüe is released on the band's Leathur Records. Elektra Records signs them the following year with the album generating platinum sales. #alexandrialive

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