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7.9 Keaton Simons

Up & Coming Musician Keaton Simons On The Couch

Keaton Simons has some fame in his family — but he’s making his own name for himself with his music. The talented singer-songwriter — and nephew to Julia Roberts — is currently promoting his second album, Beautiful Pain.

07/09/2013

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NYC’s 10 Best Summer Festivals 2013

From celebrations of hip hop to performances of modern dance to the dulcet strains of emo pop, New York’s plethora of summer festivals meet just about every need and satisfy just about every taste.

07/01/2013

6.14 Darlene Love

Hall Of Fame Back-Up Singer Darlene Love On The Couch

If you don’t know her name, you definitely know her music. Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love has always been in the spotlight, but new documentary film “20 Feet from Stardom,” sheds new light on back-up singers, much like herself, who have been behind some of music’s biggest superstars.

06/14/2013

6.6.13 Adam Duritz

Counting Crows’ Adam Duritz Talks New Tour On The Couch

The band is hitting the road with The Wallflowers for a summer tour that begins June 14th in Farmingville, New York. After more than 20 years together, Duritz said Counting Crows has been experience the best year of touring they’ve ever had.

06/06/2013

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Pianos Pack The Big Apple For Annual ‘Sing For Hope’ Festival

Eighty-eight of the instruments, one for each of the piano’s keys, have been placed throughout the city by artists working with Sing For Hope, an organization created by a pair of Julliard graduates, as a resource for artists to engage local communities.

06/01/2013

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Lady Antebellum Share ‘Golden’ Album News On The Couch

The Grammy-winning trio just wrapped up a headlining gig at Stagecoach and has a new album dropping May 7. When they joined us on The Couch Thursday morning, they said they attribute their popularity to just doing what they know and love.

05/02/2013

4.26.13 Chris Wallace singing

Pop Singer Chris Wallace On The Couch

Chris Wallace is making a name for himself as a rising young, and with one album and a top 25 pop hit already under his belt, he visited The Couch to talk about his passion for music and also to give us a live performance.

04/26/2013

John Legend with The Couch's Carolina Bermudez (credit: WLNY)

Catching Up With Grammy Winner John Legend

Nine time Grammy Award-winning singer John Legend is about to release his new solo album “Love in the Future”

04/19/2013

Jerry Lewis attends his 86th Birthday celebration after party at New York Friars Club on March 16, 2012. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Jerry Lewis And Ole Clay Cole’s Soul

On Saturday night, Jerry Lewis will headline at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury, showcasing a mix of comedy, music, reminiscences and banter.

04/05/2013

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ACM Nominee Spotlight: Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert is a country music powerhouse, and the chart-topping rocker chick is also a nominee for the Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year award. Here’s a closer look at the Texas native.

04/04/2013

Luke Bryan

ACM Nominee Spotlight: Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan is one of the hottest names in country music. He’s also one of the nominees for the Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of The Year. Here’s an up-close look at this chart-topping Georgia native.

04/03/2013

Dave Goldman

Local Teacher, Musician Raises Money For Cancer Research

Dave “Teacherman” Goldman is a Long Island native, high school English teacher — and a musician who has just released his first album.

04/01/2013

Do or Dine doughnuts at 2012's Great GoogaMooga Festival. (credit: Siobhan Wallace)

Great GoogaMooga Food, Booze, Music Festival Returns To Brooklyn In May

Back for its second year, the event billed as the “amusement park” of food, drink and music will hit Prospect Park on May 17.

03/26/2013

New York City students with instruments (credit: Young Audiences New York)

Stories From Main Street: NYC School Music Program To Get Help From Carnegie Hall Concert

The March 7 concert will feature the music of Prince with help from Elvis Costello, the Roots, D’Angelo, Betty Lavette, Sandra Bernhard, Blind Boys of Alabama, Maya Rudolph, Talib Kweli, and Madeleine Peyroux.

03/04/2013

2.28.13 Steven Roth

Singer-Songwriter Steven Roth On The Couch

The singer-songwriter’s debut album ‘Let It In’ has just been released — to great reviews. Oh, and on Friday, he’s opening up for Elvis Costello and The Who at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.

02/28/2013

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