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Fall Out Boy, Paramore rock Jones Beach

Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz performs June

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The Monumentour pairing of Fall Out Boy and Paramore – two of only a handful of rock bands who can power their way onto the pop charts and, more importantly, pop radio – pays tribute to the tradition of massive rock shows, while updating it to create that personal connection younger fans demand.

Fall Out Boy used so much pyro you could feel the heat Saturday night at the back of the sold-out...

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Tiesto lights up Terminal 5 with Matthew Koma

Tiesto celebrated the release of his "A Town

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International DJ heavyweight Tiesto brought a packed Terminal 5 dancefloor to “A Town Called Paradise” Tuesday night, with the help of a star-studded crew of vocalists that included Seaford native Matthew Koma and the bubbly “I Don’t Care” duo Icona Pop.

Though the Dutch DJ has been packing clubs for decades with his mix of trance and house, his new album, “A Town Called Paradise” (Casablanca),...

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Intro 6.16.14: Videos from Fall Out Boy, Paramore, Journey and more

Fall Out Boy: June 21, as part of

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Fall Out Boy take over Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Saturday with Paramore for their “Monumentour” to save rock and roll.

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 http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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FALL OUT BOY,...

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Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull set for Nassau Coliseum

Pitbull, left, and Enrique Iglesias perform during Z100's

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Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull have developed quite the bromance since they first teamed up for “I Like It” in 2010 and now they’re ready to take it to the next level.

The duo, which had a hit already this year with “I’m a Freak,” will tour together late this summer, including a stop at Nassau Coliseum on Sept. 14. Tickets go on sale through Ticketmaster at 10 a.m. Friday.

“There’s no...

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Intro 6.9.14: Videos from Daughtry, Ben Watt, Buddy Guy and more

Chris Daughtry sings the national anthem before an

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Daughtry teams up with Goo Goo Dolls for an evening of Triple-A rock at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater 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 http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

THE LIST

DAUGHTRY, “Waiting for Superman.”...

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Patty Griffin thrills Town Hall

Patty Griffin is on the road in 2014

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Patty Griffin stood on the stage of Town Hall and pondered its history -- from Billie Holiday and Nina Simone to young Bob Dylan -- and said she felt like she needed to apologize for any flat notes.

Then she shook it off and declared, “I’m just going to play you some folk music.”

Of course, that’s a kind of understatement on par with “The Beatles play pop songs” or “Mark Zuckerberg has...

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Luke Bryan to launch Barclays Center's 'Brooklyn Country' series

Luke Bryan at the American Country Awards at

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In a year full of firsts, Luke Bryan is ready for another one.

Bryan is set to announce plans today to become the first country star to headline Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Brooklyn stop of his “That’s My Kind of Night Tour” will be Sept. 14. Tickets go on sale Friday through Ticketmaster.

“It’s just amazing,” said Bryan, calling from a tour stop in Charlotte, N.C. “Brooklyn is...

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Intro 6.2.14: Videos from Hoodie Allen, OutKast, Future and more

Local rapper Hoodie Allen has a new mix

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It’s a homestand for Hoodie Allen as he wraps up his “Hanging with Hoodie” tour at Bowery Ballroom Saturday and Sunday.

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 http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

THE LIST

HOODIE ALLEN, “Show...

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Beyoncé, Jay Z MetLife Stadium tickets on sale June 2

Beyonce and Jay Z open the 56th Grammy

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Beyoncé and Jay Z won’t be the only ones “On the Run” next week.

The hip-hop-power-couple-turned-touring partners will finally put their July 11 concert at MetLife Stadium on sale next week.

Beyoncé Fan Club members will get access to tickets starting at 8 a.m. Monday. Chase cardholders can buy tickets starting at 10 a.m. Monday. Those who sign up with Jay Z or Beyonce tour updates on...

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'Jesus Christ Superstar' tour canceled

From left, John Rotten throws bananas at the

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Remember that crazy-sounding revival of “Jesus Christ Superstar” – featuring Johnny Rotten as King Herod, Destiny’s Child’s Michelle Williams as Mary Magdalane and 'NSync’s JC Chasez as Pontius Pilate – that was set for an arena tour this summer?

Yeah, it’s not happening.

The 50-show tour, which included a stop at Madison Square Garden on Aug. 5, has been cancelled. Organizers didn’t...

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