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Frankie Valli eventually blessed 'Jersey Boys' idea

...MINNEAPOLIS - In Clint Eastwood's buoyant "Jersey Boys," Frankie goes to Hollywood. Frankie Valli, that is, the lead singer of the Four Seasons, whose popularity in the heyday of AM pop radio was not far behind the Beatles, the Beach Boys...
National artist does free show for toy drive

After Chris Brown's first show in Alaska, saying he was impressed would be an understatement.The lead singer for the nationally famous band Trapt was so inspired by Juneau residents Friday night that he decided he would do a second, free...
GoldTown Nickelodeon and Cancer Connection host free movie

...Disease. A film about cancer doctors who form a rock band and the patients who become their fans. Dr. Joanie Hope, lead singer and cancer surgeon will be present for a Q&A session afterwards.
Singer-songwriter Ruth Moody to perform Friday

...since she was a child. She is a founding member of the internationally renowned trio The Wailin' Jennys, and former lead singer of the Canadian roots band Scruj MacDuhk. She has performed in sold-out venues around the world, received five Juno...
For those about to rock

O m Johari, lead singer for the all-female AC/DC tribute band Hell's Belles, has lived in Seattle for most of her life. But Juneau, where she...
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Arts calendar

...Thursday and Sunday. Synopsis: When the rock band Journey wanted to reunite for a tour, they were in need of a new lead singer. When guitarist Neal Shone found a YouTube clip of a Filipino named Arnel Pedina fronting a cover band that played...
Three music writers' top 10 albums of the year and electronic-based album isn't on Top 40 radio. Shiny Toy Guns returned in 2012 with a third album and its lead singer, Carah Faye. The foursome sounds better than ever over beats that are addictive and vibes that are dreamy. Now dance...
Life continues, graciously

Really? Bobbie Smith, too? Geez.This is what I'm thinking when word comes that the lead singer of the Spinners has died. It comes a month after Richard Street and Damon Harris, who sang on "Papa Was a Rolling Stone" with...
Violent Femmes

...albums, the circumstances behind the Violent Femmes' 1983 self-titled debut seem improbable. This much is true: Lead singer and guitarist Gordon Gano wrote most of the album and the band's second release, "Hallowed Ground," while he was...
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Together again: Punk rockers join forces for Saturday concert in Juneau

Santa Cruz, Calif., punk legends Camper Van Beethoven never really broke up when the band dissolved in 1990. Lead singer and guitarist David Lowery moved to Richmond, Va., and formed Cracker but was soon calling on some of his old Camper...
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