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The Gaslight Anthem returns to The Paramount with renewed purpose

The Gaslight Anthem returns to The Paramount with renewed purpose

Jeremy Portnoy May 29, 2023
A solid chunk of The Gaslight Anthem’s 90-minute barnstormer of a concert on Friday was dedicated to frontman Brian Fallon’s semi-coherent ramblings and lighthearted jabs towards an adoring audience in Huntington, N.Y.
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“Legendary Club Scene” captured in Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame

Melanie Navarro December 4, 2022
What do Mariah Carey, Lou Reed, Blue Öyster Cult, Cyndi Lauper and Run-DMC have in common?  Besides numerous accolades and places in music iconography, they all have a spot in the new base of the Long Island Music & Entertainment Hall Of Fame here in Stony Brook.
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Staller Center struggles to appeal to student body

Staller Center struggles to appeal to student body

Grace Armann September 16, 2022
In the Staller Center’s quest to appeal to both of its audiences, it often piques the interest of neither.
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Poster for the Brookfest 2020 Artist Poll. COURTESY OF USG

The USG concert series is a failure

Alek Lewis December 8, 2019
On Nov. 27, a Campus Connect email was sent to the undergraduate student body with a poll allowing them to cast a vote on a select number of potential artists for the 2020 Brookfest Concert.
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Carly Rae Jepsen will be performing at The Paramount, above, for her Gimmie Love Tour along with Cardiknox. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE PARAMOUNT

The Paramount to open new location in Baltimore

Jessica Carnabuci March 3, 2016
The Paramount of Huntington has announced plans to expand by opening a new and bigger location in Baltimore, Maryland.
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Wolfie continues to make his mark at Stony Brook

Wolfie continues to make his mark at Stony Brook

Michaela Kilgallen December 2, 2015
“Wolfie is, in almost every way, the face of Stony Brook,” Stony Brook Alum Jared Reed, who played the role of Wolfie from 2012 until 2015, said.
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Billy Joel donates $250K piano to SBU

Jon Winkler January 27, 2014
Long Island is home to many legends in the music business: Pat Benatar, Tony Bennett and Louis Armstrong to name a few. But one of LI’s most famed and acclaimed sons to read sheet music is the Piano Man himself, Billy Joel. Raised in Hicksville, Joel is the sixth best-selling solo artist in music history (over 100 million albums sold worldwide) along with winning six Grammy awards and, more recently, being honored at the Kennedy Center. Joel also seems to always remember where he came from and still wants to contribute to the musical development of young college students.
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CONCERT SERIES: Billy Joel

Catie Curatolo April 30, 2012
Date of the show: October 11, 1976 Article link: The Statesman Oct. 13, 1976 Top song in 1976: "Say Goodbye to Hollywood" After 1976...
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