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Macy Gray performs at Le Cabaret Sauvage on December 17, 2012 in Paris, France.

beach boys

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The Beach Boys

Brian Wilson, Al Jardine, David Marks and Mike Love of The Beach Boys perform during the Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour Opener at the Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater in Tucscon, Arizona on April 24th, 2012.

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Chiddy Bang

Chidera "Chiddy" Anamege and Noah "Xaphoon Jones" Beresin of Chiddy Band perform at the O2 Academy in Leicester, United Kingdom on April 24th, 2012.

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Jack White

Jack White performs during a special one-off show at the Kentish Town Forum in London on April 23rd, 2012.

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Arctic Monkeys

Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys performs during the second weekend of The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California on April 20th, 2012.

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Allman Brothers Band

Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band performs during the Wanee Festival in Live Oak, Florida on April 20th, 2012.

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We Walk the Line

Shooter Jennings, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Jamey Johnson perform as a new incarnation of The Highwaymen at We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the music of Johnny Cash at ACL Live in Austin, Texas on April 20th, 2012.


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Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland of Coldplay perform during their North American tour opener at the Rexall Place in Edmonton, Canada on April 17th, 2012.


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Ben Roth, Brad Oberhofer, Pete Sustarsic and Mat Scheiner of Oberhofer perform at Rough Trade East in London on April 17th, 2012.

the refused

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The Refused

The Refused perform a warm-up show before Coachella at The Glass House in Pomona, California on April 12th, 2012.

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The Ting Tings

Jules de Martino and Katie White of The Ting Tings perform at Webster Hall in New York on April 11th, 2012.

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Dum Dum Girls

Kirsten Gundred of Dum Dum Girls performs at O2 Islington Academy in London on April 11th, 2012.

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The Golden God Awards

Alice Cooper and Slash perform at the 4th Annual Revolver Golden God Awards at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on April 11th, 2012.

Bruce Springsteen

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Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen performs with The E Street Band at Madison Square Garden in New York on April 9th, 2012.

angels and airwaves

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Angels and Airwaves

Tom DeLonge of Angels and Airwaves performs at Rock City in Nottingham, United Kingdom on April 9th, 2012.

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Odd Future

Domo Genesis, Left Brain, Mike G., Hodgy Beats and Tyler, the Creator of Odd Future perform at the Paid Dues Independent Hip Hop Festival at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California on April 7th, 2012.

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The Cranberries

Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries performs at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center in Hong Kong on April 8th, 2012.

gogol bordello

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Gogol Bordello

Eugene Hütz of Gogol Bordello performs during Lollapalooza Music Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil on April 07, 2012.

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Dr. John: Insides Out: Locked Down with Dan Auerbach

Dr. John is joined by The Black Keys guitarist and singer Dan Auerbach during their performance at BAM in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday, April 5th, 2012.


missy elliot

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Missy Elliot

Missy Elliot performs at the Hennessy "Wild Rabbit" campaign launch event at the Highline Studios in New York on April 5th, 2012.

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Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan performs during the 38th Anniversary Benefit Concert for Jazz 91.9 WCLK at the Cobb Energy Centre in Atlanta on April 4th, 2012.

Polyphonic Spree

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Polyphonic Spree

Tim DeLaughter of The Polyphonic Spree performs at El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on April 2nd, 2012.   


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Joe Satriani

Joe Satriani performs during the G3 2012 tour at Palais Theatre in Melbourne, Australia on March 31st, 2012.

noel gallagher

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher of Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds performs at Riviera Theatre in Chicago on April 2st, 2012.

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