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Intro 7.8.13: Videos from Taylor Swift, 311, Cyndi Lauper and more

Taylor Swift donated an autographed electric guitar to

Taylor Swift donated an autographed electric guitar to the Music for Newtown Auction. Proceeds from the auction went to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund. (Credit: Getty George Pimentel)

Taylor Swift takes over MetLife Stadium with Ed Sheeran and Austin Mahone Saturday.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at


TAYLOR SWIFT feat. ED SHEERAN, “Everything Has Changed.” At MetLife Stadium Saturday.

CYNDI LAUPER, “Money Changes Everything feat. Adam Lazzara.” At Beacon Theatre Wednesday.

ENGLISH BEAT, “Save It for Later.” At City Winery Monday.

BELLE & SEBASTIAN, “Piazza, New York Catcher.” At Prospect Park Bandshell Thursday.

POLYPHONIC SPREE, “We Crawl.” At Music Hall of Williamsburg Tuesday and Bowery Ballroom Wednesday.

MELISSA ETHERIDGE, “You Can Sleep While I Drive.” At NYCB Theater at Westbury Friday.

LYLE LOVETT, “She’s No Lady.” At Tilles Center Saturday and Westhampton Beach PAC Sunday.

RICK SPRINGFIELD, “I’ve Done Everything You.” At The Paramount Saturday.

VINNIE CARUANA, “To Be Dead and in Love.” At Vans Warped Tour at Nassau Coliseum Saturday.

311, “Down.” At Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Saturday.

Tags: Intro , Taylor Swift , Cyndi Lauper , Vinnie Caruana , English Beat , Belle and Sebastian , Polyphonic Spree , Lyle Lovett , Melissa Etheridge , Rick Springfield , 311

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