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Sep.
25th

Heart recap and set list

Around the time “The Runaways” hit movie theaters earlier this year you would have thought just Joan Jett and Cheri Currie were planting the seeds of grrl powered rock revolution back in the ‘70s. But Saturday night at the Puyallup Fair, Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson reminded the sold-out grandstand who the hardest rocking chicas from that decade really were, between the tough-as-nails riffs of “Magic Man” and “Barracuda” and Ann’s still potent banshee wail.
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Feb.
19th

Bon Jovi unveils Circle Tour in Seattle (review and set list)

Bon Jovi can lay on the Veltveeta (i.e. “Love’s the Only Rule” and “We’ve Got It Going On,” among other songs played at tonight’s tour launch at KeyArena. The band’s second Seattle show is Saturday, Feb. 20.)

And yes, I rolled my eyes whenever stilted but hunky front man, Jon Bon, shook his skinny moneymaker, triggering conniption fits in half the 30- and 40-something women in the arena.

But all that said, how can you not like the Jovi, at least a teeny, tiny bit? For starters, you can’t front on the sheer pop genius of karaoke

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Feb.
18th

Bon Jovi interview: Richie Sambora outlines Circle Tour set list, staging (audio)

They’ve sold more than 120 million albums. They recently rocked the Grammys. And someone somewhere is howling an enthusiastic karaoke rendition of “You Give Love a Bad Name” as you read this.

Take that, critics! Bon Jovi is still bigger than the ‘dos they sported as they stormed MTV in the ‘80s. And as I blogged earlier this month, I was in on the teleconference the band held to fill in some details on what to expect from their upcoming shows.

Click hear to listen to guitarist Richie Sambora talk about the Circle Tour set lists and

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Nov.
2nd

Bon Jovi tickets go on sale Nov. 9

Tickets for Bon Jovi’s Feb. 19 tour stop at Seattle’s KeyArena will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 9, promoter AEG Live announced today.

Seattle ticket prices have yet to be revealed. However, most tickets for scheduled stops at East Rutherford, NJ’s New Meadowlands Stadium are going for $36.50 to $150 through Ticketmaster.

Sep.
20th

Heart’s Nancy Wilson talks “Barracuda,” Fergie and Sarah Palin (audio)

Last year, many of you witnessed Fergie putting her stamp on arena rock classic “Barracuda” at the Puyallup Fair. But on Wednesday (Sept. 23) you can see and hear the real deal when Northwest rock legend Heart takes over the grandstand. And just to get you in the mood I’ve got a couple more clips from my interview with guitar goddess Nancy Wilson regarding one of her band’s signature songs.
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