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Mumford And Sons: “Everyone Was On Their Feet Singing And Dancing The Whole Show”

By: Kyra McNamee// Mumford and Sons is one of my absolute favorite bands and I know all the words to every one of their songs. When I found out that they were coming to Forest Hills Stadium in Queens on the 16th and 17th I got super excited and knew I had to go. I …

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Casey’s Morning Show Concert Do’s And Don’ts!

By: Casey Fitzsimmons// One of my favorite parts of the year is when Good Morning America and the Today Show announce their Summer Concert Series.  For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, these two morning shows hold concerts in New York City mostly every Friday throughout the summer, and the concerts feature some …

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Mumford And Sons: “The Show Was So Good That I Just Had To See Them Again”

By: Emily Ciacco// I went to see the Mumford and Sons concert on June 17th at Forest Hills Stadium. I’ve seen them once before and the show was so good that I just had to see them again. This time was equally as impressive, if not even better. They did a few songs with people …

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Selena Gomez: “I Knew She Must Have Really Been Hurting”

By: Melanie Silva// It was hard to sleep that night as I anxiously awaited the unforgettable experience I would be having the next day. I had just graduated high school a couple of days before and in just a few hours I would be seeing one of the most genuine and kind-hearted artists, Selena Gomez, …

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Florence + The Machine: “She Told Us To Take All Our Love Everywhere We Go”

By: Sean Heath// After having some delicious french toast, I walked over to Barclays Centre. It was about 1:30 pm, five hours until doors, but there were already at least 25 people in line. I was immediately a little anxious about how close I would be to the stage, but after stopping for a minute, I …

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BLI Summer Jam: “The Venue Became Somber Whenever An Artist Mentioned Christina”

By: Jessica Seewald// BLI Summer Jam at Jones Beach Theater was great! Going into the evening I was most excited to see Fifth harmony. As always, they were incredible. They had a short set, but that is understandable at a large radio show like this one with so many other artists. Their performance was without …

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CMA Fest: “I Had So Much Fun The Previous Two Years That I Just Knew I Had To Go Back!”

By: Lauren Meagher// The decision to attend CMA Fest this year was an easy one. I made the decision in May of last year when the tickets first went on sale. This was my third year attending CMA Fest, and I had so much fun the previous two years that I just knew I had …

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CMA Fest: “Every Single Person You See Is Having The Time Of Their Life”

By: Christy Perdomo// Something you should know about my family is that we all love country music and CMA Fest! It was a while since our last CMA Fest a few years ago, so last summer we all made the decision that we would go again in 2016! I’d be lying if I said The …

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Violence At Music Venues And Why We Can’t Live In Fear

By: Jordyn Tilchen// There’s no possible way to make sense of the horrible tragedies that struck Orlando, Florida recently. Try as we might to make the pieces fit between live music, fun nights out with friends, and gun violence, we just won’t be able to do it. Most of the time when tragedies such as …