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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.

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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.

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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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Intro 5.26.14: Videos from Emblem3, Rixton, John Legend and more

Keaton Stromberg, left, Drew Chadwick, center, and Wesley

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Emblem3 helps kick off summer at WBLI Summer Jam at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater 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.

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EMBLEM3, “3000 Miles.” Part of WBLI Summer Jam...

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Nikon at Jones Beach Theater serves alcohol for first time

Regina Delfino, Lucy Dipierro and Susanne Muccio, all

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You don’t have to be a VIP to get a beer or glass of wine at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater any more.

Live Nation officials unveiled Backstage Oasis on Friday night, a new, 2,800-capacity area near the stage where concertgoers of legal drinking age can buy alcoholic beverages for the first time at the amphitheater.

“We want people to have a great concert experience,” said Brian Yost, Live...

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