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Red Hot Chili Peppers “Look Around” Video Premier




Red Hot Chili Peppers “Look Around” Video Premier

Robert Hales directed the video, which was shot in adjoining rooms all at the same time. He commented to Spinner about the process and how the band had their A-game on when filming the video:

“I can say that the band were great to work with — real gentlemen — and it was a genuinely collaborative process. They were all extremely involved creatively. Each room loosely represented the band members’ personalities, so almost all the props and artwork in the rooms came from their personal collections … They had a very clear idea of how they wanted to perform and they nailed it. All in all it was a fantastic experience and I’m very proud of what we created.”



03/29 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Times Forum

03/31 Orlando, FL Amway Arena*

04/02 Sunrise, FL Bank Atlantic Center*

04/04 Raleigh, NC RBC Center*

04/06 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena

04/07 Columbia, SC Colonial Life Arena*

04/09 Greensboro, NC Greensboro Coliseum

04/10 Duluth, GA Gwinnett Center*

04/12 Memphis, TN FedEx Forum*

04/27 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre (on sale 1/27)

04/30 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place (on sale 1/27)

05/02 Montreal, QC Bell Centre (on sale 1/28)

05/04 Newark, NJ Prudential Center (on sale 1/28)

05/07 Boston, MA TD Garden (on sale 1/27)

05/10 Washington, DC Verizon Center (on sale 1/27)

05/11 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center (on sale 1/27)

05/25 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center (on sale 1/28)

05/26 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena (on sale 1/27)

05/28 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena (on sale 1/28)

05/30 Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center (on sale 1/27)

06/01 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena (on sale 1/27)

06/02 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena (on sale 1/27)

06/04 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center (on sale 1/27)

06/06 Cincinnati, OH U.S. Bank Arena (on sale 1/27)

06/07 Louisville, KY KFC Yum Center (on sale 1/28)

08/11 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center*

08/12 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center*

08/14 Oakland, CA Oakland Arena*

08/15 Oakland, CA Oakland Arena*

09/23 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center*

09/25 Phoenix, AZ Jobring Arena

09/27 Denver, CO Pepsi Center*

09/29 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center*

10/02  Dallas, TX American Airlines Arena*

10/04 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena*

10/20 Houston, TX Toyota Center*

10/22 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Arena

10/24 Tulsa, OK BOK Arena

10/25 Little Rock, AR Verizon Arena


* denotes the show is sold-out


Artists to Watch

Cry With Us! Puddles Pity Party in Orlando



Ange Alex

I owe him a poem:

Here’s a story of a sad clown who one night in February was traveling through O-town. 

He brought a suitcase and a lot of gum, he brought music and videos and tons of fun.

He sang high but mostly he sang low, and he put of one hell of a good show.

He gave a bearded guy a cupcake and danced with a lady, a wolf he would make

There is no doubt he is a boss sir, he even got love from Kevin Costner.

Fans filled the plaza for a night of delight as the 7 foot clown gave us some real insight.

He sang Bowie and Queen and even some Who, also Cash, Lorde and “Let it go” too

Videos played of pets and babies crying, also beautiful artwork and people smiling.

Last night Orlando was anything but mad as we showed much love for a clown that is sad.

Ok, I’d cry too after that poem. Here’s some more info:

If you haven’t been to see a Puddles Pity Party show, you are missing out. 

The show had me smiling and laughing so hard my stomach hurt, but I was also moved so many times by the range of Puddles voice. True entertainment never gets old and I have a feeling he is going to last forever.

I loved the interaction he had with the crowd. He pulled numerous people up to help him on stage and all of them were good sports, one man even singing the entire song, “All by myself” karaoke style! The show was so well thought out and planned but with room for some hilarious improv. Especially at the end when he pulled the 3 fans from the audience dressed like clowns. At the end of them performing together, Puddles suddenly remembers that he is scared of clowns! Genius! 

Hands down one of the best performances I’ve seen in years.


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Holiday Fun

Kingsized Holiday Fun! Big Mike is Back at the Variety Playhouse!



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Big Mike Geier and his Kingsized Rock ‘n Roll Orchestra, along with the Dames Aflame Dancers, Lil’ Santa and other special guests, bring tidings of comfort and joy with their signature glitz and glamour in what has become a tinsel-time tradition at the Variety Playhouse. The all-ages 90-minute show features your Holiday favorites by the likes of Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Andy Williams, Heat Miser, The Grinch and more!

Photo: Emily Butler

We caught up with Big Mike to ask a few questions.

TBB: Big Mike! It’s been a couple years since we had the pleasure of seeing you perform live. We are so excited to be back in Atlanta and we are ready for this show. What can you tell us about this years event?

Big Mike: Welcome back to Atlanta, Ange! We’re also excited to be in town for another wild and wonderful Holiday Jubilee. We like to honor the tradition that the Jubilee has become and don’t mess too much with the format. You can expect the always magnificent sounds of the 12-piece Kingsized Rock ‘n Roll orchestra performing your favorite holiday classics and the dazzling Dames Aflame dancers providing the glamour. The show is all about holiday nostalgia, whatever that means to you: Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Donnie Hathaway, The Grinch, Rankin Bass, Peanuts, the Dreidel Song? It’s all in there.

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Music Gallery

Turkuaz at Aisle 5



Brooklyn based funk band Turkuaz played at Aisle Five in Atlanta last week and here are some shots from the show!

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