Entertainment & Pop Culture Calendar

 

April 8th

Music:

Ben Harper’s Call It What It Is.

 

Daniel Ash’s Stripped.

 

The Dandy Warhols Distortland.

 

The Lumineers Cleopatra.

 

Ronnie Spector’s English Heart.

 

Mayer Hawthorne’s Man About Town.

 

Peter Wolf’s A Cure For Loneliness.

 

Filter’s Crazy Eyes.

 

Lights Midnight Machines.

 

Parquet Courts Human Performance.

 

Frightened Rabbit’s Painting Of A Panic Attack.

 

The Ready Set’s I Will Be Nothing Without Your Love.

 

 

Movies:

Demolition starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

The Boss starring Melissa McCarthy.

Everybody Wants Some starring Zoey Deutch.

 

April 9th

Angry Beavers tv anniversary.

 

April 10th

AMC’s Fear The Walking Dead season premiere.

Showtime debuts the docuseries called Dice starring Andrew Dice Clay.


MTV’s Movie Awards Hosted by The Rock.

 

April 11th

Cyndi Lauper gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

April 13th

NBC debuts Strong with Sly Stallone.

 

April 15th

Netflix debuts the animated Kong.

Music:

Phil Collins with more re-issues, including No Jacket Required.

 

Santana’s IV.

 

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros PersonA.

 

Wild Belle’s Dreamland.

 

PJ Harvey’s The Hope Six Demolition Project.

 

Bear Hands You’ll Pay For This.

 

Paul Young’s Good Thing.

 

Graham Nash’s The Path Tonight.

 

Lush’s Blind Spot.

 

Lita Ford’s Time Capsule.

 

Metallica box set collection.

 

Movies:

Criminal starring Kevin Costner.

 

The Jungle Book starring Emjay Anthony.

 

April 16th

Record Store Day. (FYI: Several local stores participate…Wooden Nickel, Neat Neat Neat and Entourage).

 

Movies: Criminal starring Kevin Costner and The Jungle Book starring Emjay Anthony.

 

April 17th

HBO airs Vinyl’s season finale.

TV Land’s ICON Awards.

Comedy Central airs a Daniel Tosh tv special.

 

April 18th

Music:
Hall & Oates.

 

Movies:

Demolition starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

 

The Boss starring Melissa McCarthy.

April 22nd

Music:

Wire’s Nocturnal Koreans.

 

Steven Tyler.

(Country album).

 

Faith Hill’s Illusion.

 

Candlebox’s Disappearing In Airports.

 

Movies:

The Huntsman: Winter’s War starring Chris Hemsworth & Charlize Theron.

 

A Hologram For The King starring Tom Hanks. (Limited Release)

 

April 24th

HBO’s Game of Thrones returns.


April 25th

Al Pacino’s BDay!

 

April 29th

TV Land’s Anniversary.

 

Jerry Seinfeld’s BDay.

 

Music:

Kyle Craft’s Dolls of Highland.

 

Rob Zombie’s The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser.

 

The Posies Solid States.

 

The Boxer Rebellion’s Ocean By Ocean.

 

Brian Eno’s The Ship.

 

Travis Everything At Once.

 

Movies:

Nine Lives starring Kevin Spacey.

 

Same Kind of Different As Me starring Renee Zellweger.

 

April 30th

HBO airs Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

 

MAY

May 6th

Bob Seger’s BDay!

 

Music:

James McCartney’s The Blackberry Train.

(Paul’s son)

 

Miley Cyrus.

 

Cyndi Lauper’s Detour.

(Country album)

The Cars Best of.

 

Movies:

Captain America: Civil War starring Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr.

 

May 7th

Free Comic Book Day. (FYI: A few area stores participate, including Books, Comics & Things).

 

May 9th

Billy Joel’s BDay!

May 10th

Bono’s BDay!


May 13th

 

Music:

Oscar’s Cut & Paste.

 

Meghan Trainor’s Thank You.

 

Corrine Bailey Rae’s The Heart Speaks In Whispers.

 

Band of Horses.

 

Movies:

Money Monster starring George Clooney & Julia Roberts.

 

Snowden starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

 

Free State of Jones starring Matthew McConaughey.

 

May 15th

The Simpsons LIVE…Homer will answer questions.

 

May 16th

Janet Jackson’s BDay!

 

May 20th

Music:

Arthur Beatrice’s Keeping The Peace.

 

Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woman.

 

U2’s Songs of Experience.

(Followup to Songs of Innocence)

 

Eric Clapton’s I Still Do.

 

Richard Ashcroft’s These People.

 

Nine Inch Nails.

 

Fifth Harmony’s 7/27.

 

Movies:

Angry Birds starring Jason Sudeikis.

 

The Nice Guys starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling.

 

May 23rd

Drew Carey’s BDay!

 

May 27th

Music

Band of Skulls By Default.

 

Beth Orton’s Kidsticks.

 

Soundgarden.

 

Movies:

Alice Through The Looking Glass starring Johnny Depp.

 

X-Men: Apocalypse starring James McAvoy.

 

May 30th

Music:

Kings Of Leon.

 

M.I.A.

 

Movies:

U.S.S. Indianapolis starring Nicolas Cage.

JUNE

June 1st

FX tv anniversary.

 

June 3rd

Music:

John Mayer.

 

Jellyfish.

 

Phoenix.

 

The Kills Ash & Ice.

 

David Bowie’s A Reality Tour. (Vinyl)

 

Movies:
Me Before You starring Emilia Clarke & Sam Claflin.

 

Popstar starring Andy Samberg.

 

June 7th

Books: Stephen King’s End Of Watch.

 

June 8th

Music:

The Cars box set collection.

 

Movies: The Secret Life of Pets starring Louis CK.

 

June 9th

Johnny Depp’s BDay!

 

Michael J. Fox’s BDay!

 

June 10th

Music:

Garbage’s Strange Little Birds.

 

Rival Sons Hollow Bones.

 

Sheryl Crow.

 

Survivor.

 

Meatloaf’s Braver Than We Are.

 

My Morning Jacket.

 

The Monkees Good Times.


Movies:

Warcraft starring Ben Foster.

 

June 17th

Music:

Jake Bugg’s On My One.

 

Tool.

 

Heart.

 

Movies:

Pixar’s Finding Dory starring Ellen DeGeneres.

 

Central Intelligence starring The Rock.

 

June 24th

Music:

Metric.

 

The Offspring.

 

Movies:

Independence Day: Resurgence starring Bill Pullman.

 

JULY

July 1st

Music:

John Waite.

 

The Shins.

 

Movies:

Tarzan starring Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie.

 

July 3rd

Tom Cruise’s BDay!

 

July 8th

Music:

TV On The Radio.

 

Alice In Chains.

 

July 13th

Harrison Ford’s BDay!

 

July 15th

Music:

Samantha Fox.

 

Modest Mouse.

 

Movies:

Ghostbusters starring Melissa McCarthy.

 

The Bourne Betrayal starring Matt Damon.

 

July 22nd

Music:

Human League.

 

Pearl Jam.

 

Movies:

Star Trek: Beyond starring Chris Pine.

 

Ice Age: Collision Course starring Ray Romano.

 

July 26th

Mick Jagger’s BDay!

 

July 29th

Music:

Franz Ferdinand.

 

The Strokes.

 

July 31st

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s BDay!

 

E! Entertainment Television’s Anniversary.


Books: JK Rowling’s Harry Potter & The Cursed Child.

AUGUST
August 5th-21st

Summer Olympics in Rio.

 

August 5th

Music:

Katy Perry.

Movies:

Suicide Squad starring Jared Leto, Margot Robbie and Will Smith.

 

August 11th

It’s Ren & Stimpy’s Anniversary.

 

Books: (Tentative) Anne Rice.

 

August 12th

Music:

INXS.

 

Movies:

London Fields starring Johnny Depp.

 

 

August 19th

Music:

Hootie & The Blowfish.

 

Roger Waters.

 

August 26th

Music:

The XX.

 

August 31st

Van Morrison’s BDay!

 

SEPTEMBER

 

SEPTEMBER is the beginning of bringing all of the Fall TV, Music and Movies!

 

September 2nd

Music:

Guns N’ Roses.

 

September 9th

Music:

Lady Gaga.

 

Stone Roses.

 

September 10th

Fresh Prince of Bel Air starring Will Smith tv anniversary.

 

September 13th

Everybody Loves Raymond starring Ray Romano tv anniversary.

 

September 16th

Music:

Madonna.

 

Mariah Carey.

 

Sam Smith.

Robert Palmer (box set collection).

 

Arctic Monkeys.

 

Prince.

 

Tove Lo.

 

Movies:

Conan The Barbarian starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

 

Scarpa starring Sly Stallone.

 

September 21st

Bill Murray’s BDay!

 

September 22nd

Friends tv anniversary. (It began in 1994)

Full House tv anniversary. (It began in 1987)

 

September 23rd

Music:

Bruce Springsteen.

 

Van Halen.

 

Aerosmith.

 

Bruce Hornsby & The Range.

 

Sting and/or The Police.

 

Movies:

 

The Magnificent Seven starring Denzel Washington.

 

September 25th

Will Smith’s BDay!

 

September 27th

Books: Bruce Springsteen releases his autobiography.

 

September 30th

Music:

Royal Blood.

 

Billy Idol.

 

Mini Mansions.

 

Red Hot Chili Peppers.

 

Movies:

Deepwater Horizon starring Kurt Russell.

OCTOBER

October 1st

Cartoon Network tv anniversary.

 

October 2nd

Happy Birthday Sting.

 

October 3rd

Dark Angel starring Jessica Alba tv anniversary.

 

October 6th

CSI tv anniversary.

 

October 7th

Movies:

Gambit starring Channing Tatum.

 

October 14th

Music:

Paul Simon.


Movies:

Inferno starring Tom Hanks.

 

October 20th

Tom Petty’s BDay!

 

October 21st

Music:

Eddie Money.


Movies:

Marauders starring Bruce Willis.

 

October 28th

Julia Robert’s BDay!

 

Music:

Pat Benatar.

NOVEMBER

November 4th

Music:

Rod Stewart.

 

Movies:

Doctor Strange starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

 

November 8th

Election Day! It’s Presidential Election time!

 

November 11th

Music:

Robert Plant.

 

Journey.

 

November 18th

Music:

Beyonce.

 

REO Speedwagon.

 

Movies:

A Star Is Born starring Beyonce.

 

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them starring Eddie Redmayne.

 

November 23rd

Food Network tv anniversary.

 

Music:

Billy Joel.

 

Styx.

 

Movies:

The Great Wall starring Matt Damon.

 

November 25th

Music:

Dire Straits.

 

Maroon 5.

 

Movies:

The Founder starring Michael Keaton.

 

November 26th

Tina Turner’s BDay!

DECEMBER

December 1st

Game Show Network tv anniversary.

 

December 2nd

Music:

Blondie.

 

The Cars.

 

December 9th
Music:

Supertramp.

 

December 16th

Music:

Celine Dion.


December 21st

Movies:

Assassin’s Creed starring Michael Fassbender.

 

The Greatest Show on Earth starring Hugh Jackman.

 

Passengers starring Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt.

 

Sing starring Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon.


December 23rd

Music:

AC/DC.

 

December 25th

Jimmy Buffett’s BDay!

 

December 28th

Denzel Washington’s BDay!


December 30th

Music:

ZZ Top.


December 31st

Paul Westerberg’s BDay (of the legendary Replacemen

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