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Rough-edged Tiger Sex scores with rock ‘n’ roar

Kelly TigerSex is recalling the moment when it clicked, when singing in front of people felt as natural to her as singing in the shower.

Life is Beautiful musical lineup expands

The inaugural Life is Beautiful festival has just gotten bigger with several more musical additions, including Vampire Weekend and Alabama Shakes.

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Musician JJ Cale dies; wrote Clapton, Skynyrd hits

Cale, the singer-songwriter and producer known as the main architect of the Tulsa Sound, passed away Friday night at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, Calif. His manager, Mike Kappus, said Cale died of a heart attack. He was 74.

Feel the terror of The Flaming Lips

There’s been plenty of whimsy in The Flaming Lips’ catalog over the past decade or so, the musical equivalent of all the brightly colored streamers and revellers boogying down in animal costumes who have enlivened their concerts in recent years.

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros boosting moods

“I want the whole damn world to come dance with me,” sings Alex Ebert, frontman for 11-piece indie rock collective Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, on “Man on Fire” from their 2012 disc “Here.”

Jason Aldean headlining at MGM

Country star Jason Aldean headlines the MGM Grand Garden arena on Oct. 20, with Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett. Tickets are $25, $45, $65 and $85 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at Ticketmaster outlets.

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