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Intro 8.12.13: Videos from Valerie June, Ariana Grande, Wheatus and more

Valerie June releases her debut ?Pushin? Against a

(Credit: Matthew Wignall)

Valerie June rolls out her excellent “Pushin’ Against a Stone” album with shows at City Winery Monday and Wednesday.

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All-Star Game musical lineup: Neil Diamond, Marc Anthony, Candice Glover

Neil Diamond singing "Sweet Caroline" in the eighth

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Neil Diamond will bring the “Sweet Caroline” tradition to Citi Field for Tuesday night’s MLB All-Star Game. So good! So good! So good!

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will perform his hit in the middle of the 8th inning, marking his first appearance at the Mets’ home field, while his new charity single "Freedom Song (They'll Never Take Us Down)," which will raise funds for the Wounded...

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