Vol. 1 No. 13, Week of May 23, 2011
This week: Brandon Flowers goes Gene Simmons, Nothing good ever comes of disobedience except international fame and glory, Gladys Knight on making a living in a casino, Neon Trees buy-in while Fictionist eschew corporate label, festival, and magazine, plus updates on the JaneDear girls, Maroon 5, and much (a little) more!
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Vol. 1 No. 12, Week of May 16, 2011
This week: The Neon Trees meet David Letterman, We sneak some Mormons into the National Jukebox, Fictionist nearly punches Paramore’s producer in the face, Colby Miller gears up with a new band, a new show, and a new album, and more!
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Vol 1 No. 5, Week of March 28, 2011
In this issue: Some linescratchers break up! The Pearl and the Beard make the rest of us feel like worthless lumps! Gladys Knight takes on Vegas and Amtrak! The Aquabats! make the rest of us feel like real go-getters! Low does some stuff! I include a bowdlerized Jawbreaker reference! and more!
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Vol 1 No. 2, Week of February 28, 2011
In this issue: Gladys Knight, The Aquabats!, bands and people with rather more tenuous connections to Mormonism, a story about a ward talent show that you’ll not soon forget, Porter Rockwell, Spencer W. Kimball, and much more.
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Both Gladys Knight and David Archuleta are scheduled to perform at the annual “A Capitol Fourth” show in Washington, D.C. on July 4th. A Capitol Fourth will be celebrating its 30th year of July 4th shows. It will be shown on PBS at 8:00 p.m. that night. David and Gladys are both devout members of the LDS Church, and seeing them both performing the same show will be quite a treat for Church members. Especially Church members whose favorite 4th of July activity is sitting at home and watching PBS.
Now if we could only get Anthony Mather up there…
…we would really have an odd LDS combination.
I have been a member of the Church my whole life, I’ve served the Church in several missionary callings, I’ve even served a full-time mission, and I have never seen a missionary like Gladys Knight. Last night I was able to attend a performance here in Lexington, Kentucky of the Grammy Award-winning Saints Unified Voices choir directed by the legendary Gladys Knight, and it was one of the most powerful and moving events I’ve ever attended in a Church meetinghouse. I knew I would have to write about it. Last night, I went to the performance thinking Gladys Knight is a legend, and I walked away from the performance loving her personally. It was a performance I will remember for quite some time. Continue reading “Saints Unified Voices with Gladys Knight performance review”