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2014-05-13 12:27:24

Nashville's Second Annual Festival, September 20-21, 2014, to Feature Star-Studded Line-up of Chefs, Live Music, Interactive Cooking Demos and Panels, & Much More NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAMMY-Award winning artists Kings of Leon, world-renowned chef Jonathan Waxman of Adele's, Vector Management's Ken Levitan and Andy Mendelsohn, and C3 Presents (whose festival production credentials include Austin City Limits Music Festival, Lollapalooza, and Austin FOOD &...

2010-07-19 14:30:00

BURBANK, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot on the heels of an electrifying performance of their new single "Paris" on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno www.youtube.com/watch?v=dd1PsUyfoME, Hollywood Records recording artists GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS will premiere the video to their new single exclusively on Hulu for 24 hours starting today http://www.hulu.com/grace-potter-and-the-nocturnals. Hulu currently ranks as the top premium video service on the Web. The video clip for...

2009-10-04 15:17:53

Attendees of the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Texas say the event was plagued by heavy rain and cold temperatures during its second day. Festival attendee Melanie Young, 37, said while those on hand Saturday during the festival's second day attempted to have fun despite the rainy and cold weather, the weather rivaled the record-breaking heat at previous ACL incarnations, the Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday. I didn't think this would be more miserable than the heat, but it's...

2008-09-01 00:04:40

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) - Moms push strollers through throngs of bare- chested, tattooed twenty-somethings. Dads in khakis dole out fruit drinks while guys sporting mohawks and ripped jeans sip beer. And the grade-schoolers cheer as loudly as the hard-core metalheads. Welcome to the new face of music festivals, where everyone from kids in diapers to retirees come for the same reason: to rock out. "I was too young for Woodstock. I didn't really start going to concerts until...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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