$2 from each ticket sold to the Mavis & Friends shows will go directly towards extending the Newport Folk Foundation’s support of music education programs in New York, Nashville and Los Angeles.  
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GRAMMY Museum® presents Linda Perry & Friends: A Night at the GRAMMY Museum on Saturday, Jun. 29. Proceeds from the benefit gala will provide essential support for the GRAMMY Museum Foundation®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to music education and preservation initiatives. The gala will be held at the GRAMMY Museum and The Novo at L.A. Live.   The Gala includes a live auction and tribute concert at The Novo with special appearances by Cheap Trick, Juliette Lewis, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Willa Amai. Additional performers and guest artists to be announced soon. Limited ticketing options currently available, including sponsorship packages, tables, and balcony seating. To learn more about the sponsorship packages and tables, click here (link to: https://www.grammymuseum.org/support/linda-perry). Balcony seating includes: VIP Seating - $250  Tribute concert, live auction, & award presentation at The Novo  2 drink tickets  Linda Perry & Friends: A Night At The GRAMMY Museum Commemorative poster  1 complimentary admission to visit the GRAMMY Museum Lower Balcony - $150 Tribute concert, live auction, & award presentation Upper Balcony - $100 Tribute concert, live auction, & award presentation   Linda Perry & Friends: A Night at the GRAMMY Museum gala will begin with a reception that takes over all four floors of the Museum and a silent auction offering an exclusive and unparalleled selection of luxury items, VIP experiences, and on-of-a-kind celebrity memorabilia for bidding guests. The reception and silent auction will be followed by a gala dinner, a live auction, and a tribute concert at The Novo featuring renowned musicians and other artists and the award presentation.
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At only 18 years of age, Dave is already leaving a lasting mark on the UK urban scene after the independent release of his debut 'Six Paths' EP last September, which debuted at #6 on iTunes album chart & #1 on iTunes Hip-Hop chart. Created alongside production partner 169 & Grammy Award winning producer Fraser T Smith, the six track EP perfectly showcases the intelligent wordplay and social commentary that Dave has become synonymous for over the last 12 months.
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Celebrities aren’t exactly pouring out of Jacksonville, Florida but that’s only made Roland Powell’s grind more ferocious. Proclaiming himself “Lil Duval” after the county from which he hails, he has literally put his home turf on his back as he touches every nook and cranny available with his special brand of humor.   Some comedians work at making people laugh. Others just do. Born with the gift to make people laugh, Lil Duval explains that, for him, “comedy was a natural thing. People always found me funny. It wasn’t that I was trying to be funny; they just found me funny.”   Participating in pep rallies in high school and other activities where all eyes were on him really kicked Lil Duval into high gear. The limelight just suited him and he wanted more. “I heard them screaming for me and I was like ‘oh yeah, this is what I need to be doing,’” he smiles. “I knew I would be in entertainment because I felt like an entertainer.”   Ultimately, he envisioned himself on the big screen and particularly admired the work of Chris Tucker. That’s how he got into comedy actually. “I saw Chris Tucker on Friday and I was like ‘that’s what I want to do.’ Then I saw him on Def Comedy Jam so I was like ‘oh that’s the way you do it. You become a stand-up comedian and you’ll be in the movies.’ That’s how it started to build.”   Not one to waste time, Lil Duval went right at it, taking to the stage of Atlanta’s legendary Uptown Comedy Corner. Pretty soon, he was a regular there as well as any other spots with a microphone and people ready to laugh. A hilarious 2001 performance at a contest in Oakland caught the attention of Cedric the Entertainer’s camp and Lil Duval was invited to hit the road with Cedric and four other comedians. That successful run on the road led to a featured spot on Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup, first televised and then released on DVD.   During the tour, Lil Duval developed his signature routine “Stalker’s Anthem (Bitch U Mine).” Set to Musiq Soulchild’s 2000 hit “Just Friends,” Lil Duval twists the original song, which preaches about taking it slow and making the girl comfortable, into a pressure-filled encounter at a club: “Girl I know this might sound strange/But let me know if I’m outta order, steppin to you this way/See I been buying you drinks for a while/And I’ll let you know . . . . Bitch U Mine!”   A forever hustler, Lil Duval stayed on the road, slanging his brand of humor. Along the way, he also released two underground comedy DVDs: Dat Boy Funny (2003) and Put Your Hands on Me (2005). Additionally, he appeared in Three 6 Mafia’s Choices II: The Setup as well as hot videos like T.I.’s “Rubberband Man,” “24s,” “Whatever You Like” and Yung Joc’s “It’s Goin Down” and “Coffee Shop.”   Most recently, he’s added Twitter to his campaign and regularly dispenses his thoughts via @lilduval as raw and witty as only he can. So much so that he now has over 260,000 followers. It’s Lil Duval’s ability to ride the current and know what people want that keeps him winning. “I was always on the internet. It’s just like in the streets,” he explains. “When new dope comes out, if you want to stay popping in the streets, you go with the new dope. When people were still on MySpace, I was popular on MySpace. I had like a 100,000 friends. The new thing is Twitter.”   Embracing the new is indeed a part of Lil Duval’s make-up but he prides himself most on staying true to himself. “I stay in my own lane. I don’t do what anybody else is doing. I try to do what I’m doing. I like to be the one that’s being followed instead of following someone else. There’s no blueprint to this shit so I mean, when you follow somebody else’s blueprint, just because it worked for them, doesn’t mean it’ll work for you.” That sense of originality is one of the reasons Lil Duval attracted the attention of hip-hop’s reigning king early on. A fan since 2001, when Duval first started wrecking stages, T.I. didn’t hesitate later on to add Lil Duval to his label Grand Hustle’s comedy roster. "He's someone who says what everyone else is thinking and scared to say,” shares T.I. “He talks about life's most difficult and embarrassing moments. To take these things and find ways to make people laugh, especially when folks see fit to cry, is comedy at its finest."   Duval can currently be seen on the MTV series Guy Code, but he’s not done yet. “Everything that you can do and even more that hasn’t been done yet” is a serious goal for him. “Whatever it is the people want me to do, I’m going to do it. And, I’m going to be the best at it,” he promises, refusing to rest until he reaches the pinnacle of “comedy at its finest.”
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Hayden James has been producing immense summer house jams with soulful and evocative vocals ever since he burst onto the Australian music scene in 2013. He's since captured worldwide attention and critical success with multiple Platinum-certified hits and a music collection that's amassed 97 million streams just last year alone.His debut EP out on tastemaker label Future Classic put his name on the map,but didn’t prepare the indie label for the success Hayden would have with hit single "Something About You", released early 2015 on the label’s yearly compilation album and now counting over 58 million streams and a Gold certification in Australia. He followed this success with sold out shows across Australia, Europe and the US while also finding the time to co-write and produce a number of tracks for international megastar Katy Perry.His track “NUMB,” released in October 2017 scored a Platinum certification in Australia, a #32 position on Triple J’s Hottest 100 and spawned a huge headline tour of North America. 2018 was a breakout year with hits “Better Together” featuring Running Touch and “Just Friends” featuring singer Boy Matthews, two singles that enjoying chart positioning on both ARIA and Spotify since their release. "Just Friends" became one of his quickest-streaming songs ever, going double Platinum in Australia and currently boasting over 40 million streams. This was also the first year Hayden had two singles in the coveted Triple J Top 100, with "Just Friends" reaching the highest position at #15 and "Better Together" at #75. Following sold out summer runs in the US and Europe, Hayden returned with his biggest Australian headline tour to date featuring an all-new custom production, along with a run of sold out DJ setsin the US.2019 is shaping up to be Hayden's biggest year yet, with a new single to be released in May, closely followed by some exciting news that his audience has eagerly been waiting for.
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THE STORY THUS FAR:....hungover it's awful, the sound of trains collapsing back behind here; outside there are distant birds circling in front of 7 miles of heavy cloud falling down, &from where you're lying one of those clouds looks like a hanged man leading a blind, indifferent horse...THIS IS MILE END MY FRIEND, the hollowed out ruins here & a train runs straight thru them... we made a record here in mile End, at the mighty Mxx HOTEL2TANGO, where lonesome trains ramble thru the backyard while the wind plays in the trees where nervous birds hide from a dog named wanda, a kat named lu... 16 rented tracks moving 7.5 inches per second onto ampex456 W/OUT ANY KEYBOARDS, while don & ian rode the faders, tired-eyed&stoic... the whole thing recorded under threat of great threat on a 1933 stahltonbahnd maschine... IT ALL HAPPENED IN MAY; winter was just starting to fade then, and the money hadn't run out yet... 6 months later: we record two songs w/ chemical daryl at chemical sound; broke again, john gives us free tape, & brian plays some trumpet there... w/ daryl we remix the old stuff too, & then we sequence the record up the street w/ rod at mile end studio... mark helps us pretty the package and we put thing to bed & try to carry on... we've been plowing our little field up here for a couple of years now, but the yard is still filled w/rocks&dust&n&sick trees... SO we bide our time, waiting for a purer kick to bloom... & the future is still bleak, uncertain and beautiful... & the van is gassed but the pistons are cracked, and when we close our eyes alls we can see is: open road, telephone poles, a sun that is always setting, and a tangled up melody falling down slowly...O.K.GOODBYExoxoxoLOVEGODSPEEDYOUBLACKEMPEROR! mILE eND MONTREALQUEBECCANADAxoxoxox...........................
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