Good Morning America Announces “Summer Concert Series” 2019 Lineup

Readers of my PiercingMetal website know full well just how much I love the live music scene in our Media Metropolis and I see a number of shows each and every month with the purpose of adding content to that website and to raise awareness about the performer. I also love to keep a comprehensive list of “things to do” like this on a vibrant Events Calendar and with the 2019 “Summer Concert Series” being announced by the fine folks at Good Morning America, I knew I had to copy their press announcement and line out all of the special performances for the followers of “The Chronicles Of Piercing Ken”. Take a look down below and I will see you again at the close.

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The Press Release:
We’re so excited to share our 2019 “GMA” Summer Concert Series lineup with you. Megastars BTS will kick off the series this year on Wednesday, May 15.

Chance the Rapper, Keith Urban, Pitbull, Adam Lambert, Hozier, Ciara, Ellie Goulding, Bastille, Lady Antebellum, French Montana and many more amazing artists will perform live from New York City’s Central Park this summer. Don’t miss a single concert all summer long with “GMA”! See the full schedule below and get details on how to attend one of our concerts in the park.
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Here’s The Winners Of The 2019 Billboard Music Awards

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It was only a few weeks ago that we lined out the nominees for the annual Billboard Music Awards and now that the winners have been announced, I am back once more to alert you to the artists that took home the trophy. Let’s take a look.

Top Artist:
WINNER – Drake
Ariana Grande
Cardi B
Post Malone
Travis Scott

Top New Artist:
WINNER – Juice Wrld
Bazzi
Dua Lipa
Ella Mai
Lil Baby

Billboard Chart Achievement (fan-voted):
WINNER – Ariana Grande
Dan + Shay
Drake
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
Dua Lipa
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Now Playing: “UglyDolls” in Theaters Everywhere (5/3/2019)

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We’ve lent some love and attention to the sure to be fun-filled movie “UglyDolls” a few times here on The Chronicles Of Piercing Ken and if you’ve missed any of the trailer or poster reveals just click HERE to see them all. Now we’ve arrived at the release of said film, so let’s take a look at the Official Theatrical Poster, the premise and the voice casting. It’s a star-studded affair without a doubt. Take a look.

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The Plot: Moxy and her UglyDoll friends travel to the other side of the mountain where Uglyville nestles and finds the town of Perfection, a place where everyone is perfect. There they encounter Lou, who gathers recruits to train for perfection and ultimately find a child in the real world. Eventually, the UglyDolls learn that being oneself is more important than perfection when Moxy meets lonely perfect doll Mandy.
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Announcing The Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Award Winners

Just a few hours ago, “The Chronicles” were sitting in the audience as the winners of the Tribeca Film Festival awards were announced and while I made some notes and snapped images with the mobile, a full proper press release with all the relevant information was ready for me to share with the readership a little while ago. There is a lot to read so get comfortable and settle into a beverage of choice and maybe get the reading glasses if you need them like I do nowadays. Here goes.

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The Press Release:
The 18th Annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, announced the winning filmmakers, storytellers, and actors in its competition categories at this year’s awards ceremony this evening at the Stella Artois Theatre at BMCC TPAC. The top honors went to Burning Cane for the Founders Award for Best U.S. Narrative Feature, House of Hummingbird (Beol-sae) for Best International Narrative Feature, and Scheme Birds for Best Documentary Feature. The Festival awarded $165,000 in cash prizes. The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival runs through May 5th.

Rania Attieh won the Nora Ephron Award and a $25,000 prize for Initials S.G. (Iniciales S.G.). The award, created seven years ago, honors excellence in storytelling by a female writer or director embodying the spirit and boldness of the late filmmaker.

Tribeca honored innovation in storytelling with its Storyscapes Award, which went to The Key, created by Celine Tricart.

“I’m so proud to see our juries reward a group of winners that is truly representative of the diversity of story and accomplishment in craft at this year’s Festival. We are particularly excited for the many first-time filmmakers the jury chose to recognize, and feel like this year’s winners signal a bright future ahead for independent film,” said Festival Director Cara Cusumano.
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“And The Nominees Are” – Complete 2019 Tony Award Hopefuls

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The full nominations for the 2019 Tony Awards (or the “Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre” if you want to be formal) were just recently announced and to make sure all of our readers are in the aware, I have culled together these nominations and will offer up a few thoughts at the close. Let’s go.

Best Musical:
Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations
Beetlejuice
Hadestown
The Prom
Tootsie

Best Play:
Choir Boy by Tarell Alvin McCraney
The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth
Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Taylor Mac
Ink by James Graham
What the Constitution Means to Me by Heidi Schreck

Best Revival of a Musical:
Kiss Me, Kate
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
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