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'The Bachelorette' Week 3 Recap: Sweet Sixteen Play Dodge Ball

June 11th, 2013 8:44am EDT
The Bachelorette
Desiree is back this week and her and the final sixteen men will endure another week full of drama, love and adventure…there will be two group dates and one one-on-one, the pressure is on! Chris, Ryan, Drew, Michael, Brooks, Brad, Mikey, Brandon, Zack K. and Ben will be heading out on the first group date and although they are happy to see her, they are disappointed to be traveling with Ben.

What will they be doing today on this date? Dodge ball, of course! But they won’t just be thrown to the wolves; they will actually get a lesson from the players on the National Dodge Ball League. Inste...

'The Bachelorette' Episode 2: First Dates, Wedding Dresses And A Soulja Boy Rap Session

June 4th, 2013 8:59am EDT
The Bachelorette
Week two of the riveting drama, The Bachelorette, starts off this week with Desiree and her remaining men will star in their own rap video. Oh boy! As Chris chats with the men, he lets them know that there will be two one-on-one dates and a group date this week. And the winner of that first one-on-one date is Brooks, who does the ‘Rocky Balboa’ to celebrate his win. Okay…

As Des pulls up to the house in the baby blue Bentley to pick up Brooks, all the other guys greet her with hugs. She takes him to a wedding dress salon (not the one she used to work at by the way, but the one across the s...

'The Bachelorette' Premiere: Meet Desiree's Men

May 28th, 2013 8:41am EDT
Sean Lowe’s castoff, Desiree Hartsock, begins the quest to find her dream man on the season premiere of The Bachelorette. Right off the bat, Desiree gets spoiled as she will live the lavish life in a scenic Malibu house atop the gorgeous Oceanside hills. Desiree flashes back to her lost love with Sean, when we see him pick his now fiancée, Catherine, over her in the last season of The Bachelor.  But Desiree gets the last laugh as she rolls away in her new baby blue Bentley (courtesy of ABC). Let’s hope this sweet girl finds a good man who will treat her well! Let’s meet those eligible bache...

Dustin Lynch Will 'Crank Your Tractor'

May 16th, 2013 8:18pm EDT
Dustin Lynch
If you are looking for an album that you can blare while cleaning the house, listen to while sweating on the treadmill, or cruise around the streets with the windows down, we may have the perfect match. Dustin Lynch’s self-titled debut album will give you a track to smile along with, cry with and sing along with.  This good looking Tennessee boy, who idolizes Garth Brooks was named “The New Hat in Town” in Rolling Stone magazine’s ‘Best of Rock 2013’ issue and his debut single, “Cowboys and Angels” has surpassed platinum sales status.

Besides “Cowboys and Angels” a few of our favorite song...

Bottle Rock Napa 2013 Certainly Rocked Our Weekend

May 16th, 2013 10:47am EDT
Iron and Wine
The inaugural Bottle Rock Napa Valley 2013 kicked off last weekend, May 9-12 and it was surely a hit as the dates have already been confirmed for next year.  This wasn’t just your average California music festival full of hipsters, wannabees and a few ‘yeah, I think I have heard of them’ bands. It was a celebration of Napa’s rich history and culture featuring local restaurants, wine makers, amazing bands and even comedy.

Performers included Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Iron and Wine, Primus, The Black Keys, The Shins, Matt Nathanson, Flaming Lips, Jim Breuer, Alabama Shakes, Bad Religion, ...

2013 Bottle Rock Napa Valley Festival

May 5th, 2013 12:11pm EDT
What do you get when you assemble a group of amazing bands with great food and a smooth glass of wine in the heart of California’s Napa Valley? You get to have an amazing time at Bottle Rock 2013 festival, that’s what you get! And what could be better than wine and music? Nothing, in our opinion.

From May 9th-12th Napa Valley will be celebrating the amazing ambiance with a mix of music, wine, food, comedy and beer. Top performers include The Black Keys, Kings of Leon, Zac Brown Band, Jane’s Addiction, Train, The Shins, The Black Crowes, Alabama Shakes, Ben Harper, The Flaming Lips, Primu...

Thompson Square Talks Album 'Just Feels Good' And Stagecoach Music Festival

May 1st, 2013 3:22pm EDT
Thompson Square
This year’s Stagecoach Country Music festival was not only hot in the desert but hot up on the stage as well. While performers Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley and The Zac Brown Band kept the crowds buzzing, we had our own favorite on Toyota’s Mane Stage: Thompson Square. The married duo, Keifer and Shawna Thompson, are the two time winners of the ACM Vocal Duo of the Year Award, have just released their second album, ‘Just Feels Good’ and currently have the number one hit on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, “If I Didn’t Have You.” Not only did we love their Stagecoach performance but ...

Stagecoach Country Music Festival 2013 - Are You Ready?

April 25th, 2013 10:30am EDT
Fans Stagecoach Country Music Festival
Hey y’all! It’s time to grab your cowboy boots, straw hat and jean shorts and head out to the desert with your music loving friends. The country folk are taking over the Coachella Valley for the 7th annual Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, CA this weekend, April 26th -28th.

Starpulse will be there to cover all the bands, including Toby Keith, Hank Williams Jr., Trace Adkins, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Rodney Atkins, Dwight Yoakam, Phil Vassar, Jana Kramer, Zac Brown Band, Darius Rucker, Thompson Square, Lonestar and Tanya Tucker. Not only will we be there to cover the amazi...

'The Bachelor' Sean Lowe Picks A Wife

March 12th, 2013 10:30am EDT
'The Bachelor' Sean Lowe
This is the week we have all been waiting for- Sean will get down on one knee and propose to either Catherine or Lindsay. Sean’s family joins him in Thailand and his mom seems a little uneasy about why his mind isn’t made up about whom he will make his wife. Catherine will meet Sean’s family first and she admits that she is a big ball of nerves. After a brief dinner, Sean’s mom takes Catherine aside and asks her when she knew that she was falling in love with Sean. She tells his mom that she never wants to let Sean go. Sean’s father asks Catherine how she knows that she loves him and she te...

Watch The New Episode Of 'Exit Vine' On Red Bull Music Channel

March 11th, 2013 9:43pm EDT
Exit Vine
In episode 4 of "Exit Vine," things are looking up for Ambicide. Their music video wins the contest and they get an opening gig for Encore's show. The love triangle between Jake, Natalie and Charlie intensifies. Natalie looks to the audience to help her decide which guy to choose. Tune in to "Exit Vine" on the Red Bull Music Channel on YouTube today to watch the episode and cast your vote.

“Exit Vine” is the first scripted, interactive web series from Red Bull Media House, a global media company that delivered one of the first sports channels on YouTube. "Exit Vine" follows the journey of ...