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    Upcoming Casting Events for MTV & VH1

    MTV Awkward & Faking It Shoot!
    Looking for outgoing MTV’s Awkward & Faking It fans to come to the studio and talk on camera about their favorite couples this season. Have your say on who the best and worst couples are. Tell us your favorite characters you would like to see romantically linked up and why. We’ll be filming in MTV Studios Monday November 3rd.

    Must be fans of the show and comfortable dishing your opinion on camera. If you’d like to come into the NYC studio you must be at least 18 years of age to be on camera. If you are outside the Tri-State area and want to be a part, we can set up a video session (must appear to be between the ages of 18-25.) Email me at [email protected] the following information:

    Full Name:
    NYC or Video Session:
    attach a recent picture:
    Your favorite couple and why:


    VH-1 is looking for BIG fans of Love and Hip Hop Hollywood to come watch the reunion live in our studio. We will be filming in Manhattan Tuesday November 4th. If you are interested in attending the free taping email [email protected] and put “LHH Hollywood” in the subject title along with the following information:
    Full Name:
    Contact Number:
    # of tickets (max 3)
    *attach a recent picture

    *Tickets are limited, you will receive an invite with more information and then a confirmation with information if tickets are available.

    Looking for outgoing girls and boys ages 12-15 to film a promo for Nickelodeon. We’ll be doing Arts & Crafts and filming for Nickelodeon Promos. This is a none paid shoot but great exposure and a chance to have fun, make arts and crafts and meet new friends. If you are interested email [email protected] and put “NICK” in the subject title along with the following information:

    contact number:
    would you like to bring friend:
    *attach a recent picture.

    We’ll be filming in Manhattan November 13th in the afternoon (after school)

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    Deadmau5 Announces Free Show in New York City

    Deadmau5 fans in the New York area, Honda Stage and Live Nation will soon be hosting a Deadmau5 show along with a VIP package giveaway. The show will be taking place at the beautiful and versatile Knockdown Center in Queens. The VIP giveaway will consist of a pair of tickets to the show at the Knockdown Center in Queens, $200, and hotel and airfare for a Deadmau5 superfan located outside of the New York area. General admission tickets will go live at an upcoming date. We expect those tickets to go super fast, but rest assured, the show is completely 100% free for everyone. Make sure you’re following us on Facebook and Twitter, we’ll do our best to let you know once the free general admission tickets are live.

    Head here to test your luck and enter in the Deadmau5 VIP giveaway.

    We were able to grab a bunch of tickets that we’d love to giveaway to fans. Entry into the venue are first come, first serve. We’ll be choosing random fans in our ticket lottery below:

    Enter our Deadmau5 ticket lottery

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    Summerstage: Vote for Artists to Perform

    For the upcoming 30th anniversary, SummerStage has partnered with WeDemand, a groundbreaking website that gets fans directly involved in the process of making a concert happen. WeDemand will share fan generated demand data with SummerStage’s team of curators, enabling a one-on-one conversation to inform them of the artists that festival goers want to see perform.

    In the first part of the campaign, audiences will be able to submit any artist they want to see play the festival. Afterwards, they will be able to select from a short list of the most popular artists. In the final phase, the most demanded artists will have their concerts confirmed once enough donors have pledged in a crowdfunding campaign. These concerts will all be free.

    Looks like Nas, Lauryn Hill, FKA Twigs, and a few more artists are in the lead to play next year. Vote for your favorite artist!

    Click here to request artists

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    The Blue Man Group

    Remember that time when you were little and one of your imaginary friends took your hand and led you into a world that looked like yours only brighter? No? Me neither. That’s what Blue Man Group is like.

    Blue Man Group combines music, technology and comedy to create a form of entertainment that defies categorization and appeals to people of all ages. Blue Man Group’s shows have been described by critics as “innovative,” “energetic” and “wildly entertaining.” But the only way to truly understand Blue Man Group’s global popularity is to see the show for yourself.


    Enter to win tickets to the Blue Man Group

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    Official CMJ Guide – 2014 (Discover. Food. Drinks. Play.)

    So you want to go to CMJ this year ?


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    Be Part of Jimmy Fallon’s New Show!

    From executive producer Jimmy Fallon, NBC is looking for the ultimate comedy fans for brand new game show. This hilarious game show will test comedy fans in a series of ridiculous challenges to see if they can keep it together for an awesome prize.

    Do you know someone who has a ridiculous laugh? Laughs at inappropriate situations? Can’t control their laughter? Laughs so hard they break out in hives? OR Do you know someone who just doesn’t have a sense of humor, doesn’t laugh at any of your jokes and it drives you crazy!? And you want them put to the test!

    If you or someone you know fits either of these descriptions we want to hear from you! Email us at [email protected] to apply OR to nominate someone. Send us the following information.

    Contact Number:
    Describe your sense of humor:
    What makes you laugh?:
    Describe an awkward situation where you humor or lack of humor got you into trouble:
    *Attach a recent picture

    By submitting information, you acknowledge that you are 18 years old or over, that you have read and agree to the NBCUniversal privacy policy available atwww.nbc.com, and that your submission is covered by the NBC.com terms of use as though submitted through that site. Your submission is not confidential. If you send anything other than requested, producers will not review it. Materials submitted will not be returned.

  • BACARDI Triangle: Calvin Harris, Kendrick Lamar, and Ellie Goulding


    This Halloween, BACARDÍ® rum will fly 1,862 guests into a legendary party in the Bermuda Triangle.

    Three charter jets from three cities across the world, will fly the world’s hottest artists and invited guests to a private island in the Caribbean Sea, to party in one of the most mysterious places on earth. Headlined by Calvin Harris, Kendrick Lamar and Ellie Goulding, the three-night music spectacular will bring the world’s biggest artists together for a gig of epic proportions.

    The Island

    Off the coast of Puerto Rico lies Palomino, a tropical island in the infamous Bermuda Triangle, and the home to this music phenomenon. For three nights, BACARDÍ will take over the island and a neighboring 5-star resort and transform it into one of the most spectacular venues on earth.

    The submission process will require you to sign in/up for a Pandora account, after that, you can enter the drawing. You can enter HERE. (IMPORTANT – You must disable all pop-up blockers for the form to appear) If that link doesn’t work, or you’re having problems seeing the sign-up form, try this LINK.

    You can checkout the trailer below:

  • Maroon 5 Announces 2015 World Tour

    Maroon 5 doesn’t waste any time: Their fifth studio album, V, dropped Tuesday (Sept. 2), and they’ve already announed a world tour.

    Produced by Live Nation, the Maroon 5 World Tour 2015 will kick off at American Airlines Center in Dallas on Feb. 16, 2015. Magic! will join the tour as special guests. Rozzi Crane will open the tour in the U.S. while Nick Gardner will serve as the opener in Europe. Tickets go on sale to the public Sept. 13.

    Check out a full list of tour stops below.

    Feb 16 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
    Feb 17 Houston, TX Toyota Center
    Feb 19 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
    Feb 24 Sunrise, FL BB&T Center
    Feb 25 Tampa, FL Tampa Bay Times Forum
    Feb 27 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
    Feb 28 Indianapolis, IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse
    Mar 2 Washington DC Verizon Center
    Mar 3 Boston, MA TD Garden
    Mar 5 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
    Mar 8 East Rutherford, NJ IZOD Center
    Mar 9 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
    Mar 11 Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena
    Mar 13 Pittsburgh, PA CONSOL Energy Center
    Mar 14 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
    Mar 16 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
    Mar 18 Auburn Hills, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills
    Mar 19 Chicago, IL United Center
    Mar 21 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
    Mar 23 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
    Mar 25 Saskatoon, SK Credit Union Centre
    Mar 26 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place
    Mar 28 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
    Mar 29 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
    Mar 31 San Jose, CA SAP Center
    Apr 1 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena
    Apr 3 Inglewood, CA The Forum
    May 26 London, UK Wembley Arena
    May 31 Birmingham, UK LG Arena
    June 1 Manchester, UK Manchester Arena
    June 3 Amsterdam, NTH Ziggo Dome
    June 9 Oberhausen, GR Koenig-Pilsener Arena
    June 10 Munich, GR Olympiahalle
    June 12 Milan, Italy Mediolanum Forum
    June 14 Barcelona, Spain Palau Sant Jordi
    June 15 Madrid, Spain Palacio Deportes
    June 17 Lisbon, Portugal Meo Arena

  • Ultimate List for Fashion Week Parties – 2014

    This is your ultimate list of fashion week parties in New York City. We’ll be updating the list when more events become available. Most events will require you to RSVP. We cannot guarantee confirmations or entry. We’ll ask that you dress appropriately for these events. Please do have a fun week, and enjoy the beautiful designs from the hard-working designers, both the known, and unknown.


    On Sunday September 7 — during Fashion Week itself — garments, furniture wrappings, videos, DJ sets, looks, and other fruits of labor will debut in Liberty Hall in a public party for the ages. Friends, family and fans are invited to experience this extravagant union of talent — to see the work, to dance and to celebrate community. Special guests DJ D’hanna, DJ False Witness and others will select amazing cuts all night long. The party is free with RSVP.

    Absolut Vodka and Fashion Designers Sherman Preston  present New York City’s premier Fashion Week event. Fashion Week Soiree provides guests with a unique party experience. Guests will need to RSVP to enjoy this event.

    Style360 hosts HSN & Serena Williams Signature Statement for an NYFW After-Party. This is an invite only event with about a 40% chance you’ll be able to sneak in. Taking place at the Empire Hotel at on Tues. Sept 9th @ 9p

    DKNY x FRANK featuring music by Jasmine Solano x Lil Internet. Specials guests performance. Taking place at Max Fisher on Sun. Sept 7 @ 10p — Invite only. Might be able to sneak into this event.

    Pharrell’s “Ocean Night” Party at 23 Wall St. at 5:30 pm on Friday, Sept 5th. Slim to none chance at getting in, but if there’s a will, there’s a way. Happy hunting!

    Refinery29 Country Club VIP Launch Event at 82 Mercer at 7:30 pm on Thurs Sept 4th. BANKS is performing along with special DJ’s at this indoor mini-golf inspired fashion party. This is an invite only party, but hey, if you got a good cover story, you might be able to sneak into this event.

    Chromat Afterparty at the Gansevoort Meatpacking rooftop aka a dope pool party with a special performance by Maluca on Thurs, Sept 4th. Odds of getting in have it at 40/60. Dress up nice, talk the talk, and you might find yourself at this dope party.

    Gareth Pugh featured at Lexus Design Disrupted is a super-hard event to get into, but if you do, you’ll enjoy one of the most sought after invites at Fashion week. Going down Thurs. Sept 4  @ 8pm at Pier 36 at this invite-only party.


    Enjoy a summer night at the Hudson Hotel for the HAZE Spring/Summer 2014 collect party. There will be a presentation, and an after-party to follow. There will be champagne and hors d’oeuvres for guests. You can RSVP to this event at [email protected]

    ModaBox, a fashion-forward New York City women’s retailer and online styling service is hosting the first ever runway show at the beautifully rebuilt South Street Seaport on September 3, 2014. The event will kick-off New York Fashion Week and celebrate the official launch of moda-box.com. Click here to RSVP

    You’re invited to Gansevoort Meatpacking’s Hi-SPEED Blogger Retreat on 4 + 5th September, 2014 from 12pm-6pm. RSVP for exclusive access to Gansevoort’s rooftop garden terrace + loft during New York Fashion Week 2014. Click here to RSVP

    Kickoff Fashion week with Lord + Taylor and Refinery29 at this exclusive runway show. Music, wine, and more will be on deck. RSVP

    Want to catch a break through the fashion week madness ? Barbie and CFDA will have a dope lounge set-up at 14th street and 9th avenue. Wi-fi, charging stations, and drinks will be available. Open from 11am – 4pm on Friday, Sept 5, and till 6pm on Saturday, Sept 6.

    Refinery 29 is taking over 82 Mercer Street and turning it into a fashion themed miniature golf course. Open on Friday, Sept 5 from 2 – 10pm, and Saturday, Sept 6 from 11am – 7pm. Open to the general public. Located at 82 Mercer Street.

    BONE COLLECTOR presented by Christina Yi will be a fun fashion show and after-party accompanied by free booze. You can RSVP at [email protected]

    Please join us as we celebrate the inauguration to New York Fashion Week at Millesime Lounge inside of the Carlton Hotel. Fashion & Beauty brands from all over the world will be showcased via a pop-up set up as well as a LIVE photo-shoot installation. Performances by N’Kenge from Broadway’s “Motown: The Musical” -and- Aaron Hanson of Hanson & Davis (known for their 80’s smash hit, “Hungry For Your Love”)! Click here to RSVP

    Agent Provocateur Cocktail reception with Monica Cruz at SAKS FIFTH AVENUE on Wednesday, Sept 3 from 6:30 – 8:30pm – RSVP by emailing [email protected]

    Try to sneak in:

    The Top of the Standard will reopen to the sounds of BANKS during Fashion week.

    Harper’s Bazaar is throwing a party at the Plaza Hotel on September 5 with a special jazz performance by Lady Gaga.

  • Revamp Your Music Library for FREE



    Indie Shuffle is my number one go to for music. You should use this website if you’re looking to spice up your daily playlist and ditch your old, boring Pandora/Spotify station. You’ll find your favorite alternative artists, their new releases, insanely cool remixes of your favorite songs, and bands/producers/DJs/MCs from around the world who are gaining recognition, already established or oldies in the game. I applaud Indie Shuffle and their team of writers/contributors/music researchers for their impeccable taste in music and giving me a reason to come back EVERYDAY to use their website.


    NoiseTrade is my second go to for music discovery. Here you will find FREE albums, EPs, LPs, singles, and record label mix tapes for your downloading pleasure. NoiseTrade acts as a free music site and an artist promotion platform. Once you subscribe, you will receive a weekly newsletter with the newest albums being released, and the ability to download countless albums of all different genres, all for free. All they ask for? Spreading the word on social media platforms or a small donation. Since my college budget struggles with the donation side of it, I blast the artists across Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr.


    Free Music Archive  is linked with WFMU, the largest independent/freeform radio in America that brings you legal free downloads of musics of all types thanks to its partnerships with curators from all over. There are two approaches to finding music on its website, similar to that of Soundcloud. First, free music is released from its partner curators, and second, users are able to post their own music on to the site for others to enjoy. The main page features articles on the newest music and artists and an RSS feed along the side to bring you music instantly, as well as their free downloads. Search for music by curator, genre, or subscribe to their website and get a “Song of The Day” everyday to immerse yourself into their free music world.


    Jamendo is a website that I’ve come across more recently in my hunt for new music. It is one of the largest web music libraries around, and although you might not be able to find your favorite artists, you will definitely find artists you have never heard before that might just become your favorite. Search music by latest release, most downloaded, or most played based on used ratings. Jamendo also offers radio stations- you pick the mood and let Jamendo do the talking. Want an alternative to the alternative? Check out Jamendo.


    Hype Machine has carefully handpicked +800 music blogs and brings them to one website so that you can easily discover music and blogs that suit your tastes. Acting as a newsfeed for music blogs, you’ll get everything in one, making your life a lot easier. Sign up so that you can favorite the songs you love and follow your friends to get their favorites on your daily newsfeed. Simple. Easy. Get on it.


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