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2011-07-21 14:19:00

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) today announced additional acts for the fourth annual Samsung AT&T Summer Krush concert series, an exclusive tour featuring nine well-known musical acts performing intimate one-night-only concerts, designed to provide attendees with a chance to hear some of their favorite bands and the opportunity to experience the Samsung Infuse(TM) 4G exclusively at AT&T. Portions of select...

2010-09-16 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avett Brothers won top honors at the 9th annual Americana Music Awards for Best Duo or Group at a ceremony held in Nashville on September 9th at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Celebrating music that honors and is derived from traditions of American roots music, it's especially exciting for The Avett Brothers to be presented with an Americana Music Award. "It was truly an honor to be there, and winning the award just took the experience over the top...

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...

2010-07-14 14:30:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- American/Columbia recording artists The Avett Brothers will release Live, Volume 3 on CD and DVD on October 5, 2010. This electric performance was recorded on August 8, 2009 at Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, NC. A special thrill for the band after seeing artists like Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Queen and Bob Dylan grace this same stage. Live, Volume 3 will feature material culled from their decade-long career...

2010-06-08 14:35:00

LOS ANGELES, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Friday Night Lights Vol. 2 (FNLV2) original television soundtrack, which was just released in stores May 18 on Arrival Records/Scion Music Group (distributed by Fontana Distribution, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group), has been getting rave reviews from dailies and bloggers alike, including 411Mania who called the soundtrack "Excellent" and said, "The songs all have an unpolished grit that perfectly suits the dirt on the lens, shades of grey style...

2010-03-31 10:08:00

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- John Mayer's fourth album, Battle Studies, debuted at #1 in November 2009 and launched a world tour that has sold out arenas across the country and earned the musician some of the best performance reviews of his career. Summer dates for The Battle Studies World Tour, produced by Live Nation, have now been announced to kick off on July 16th in Charlotte, North Carolina. Special guests will include Train, The Avett Brothers and Owl City. Tickets for...

2009-11-23 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avett Brothers are thrilled to announce their 2010 spring tour dates. With their album I and Love and You debuting at number 16 on the Billboard charts and selling over 40,000 units during the first week alone, these North Carolina rockers haven't shown any signs of slowing down. On the heels of an extremely successful 2009 year with their critically acclaimed Rick Rubin produced album I and Love and You, and an extensive electrifying US tour, The...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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