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Pat Monahan Interviews Echosmith in his ‘Patcast’

And it was recorded RIGHT HERE in Connecticut, specifically backstage at our All Star Christmas Concert!

96.5 TIC–02/05/2015

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Train Talk Danny Trejo, Pre-Fame, and Flu-Resistant Monet

The album ‘Bulletproof Picasso’ was originally gonna be named ‘Flu-Resistant Monet’ but that didn’t play out.

96.5 TIC–12/17/2014

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Matt Nathanson Talks Inspirational ‘Headphones’ Video, Chewbacca, and White Bengal Tigers

When Matt Nathanson isn’t busy being an inspiration, he might be getting shot out of a cannon. Oh, and his humor rivals Damon Scott’s.

96.5 TIC–12/16/2014

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Chris Daughtry Talks Retro Toy Collection & Frozen

Chris Daughtry filled us in on his old school toy collection, and explained why he needs a rest from one of this past year’s hottest songs!


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All-Star Christmas Spotlight: The Jersey Boys

Get caught up with All-Star Christmas special guests The Jersey Boys… and be sure to purchase your tickets to the All-Star Christmas NOW to see them LIVE!!


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Matt Nathanson Gives The Gift Of Hearing

Matt Nathanson’s video for ‘Headphones’ documents his Peruvian visit, showcasing his volunteer work with the Starkey Hearing Foundation to raise awareness and funds for the hearing impaired.

96.5 TIC–10/23/2014

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All-Star Christmas Spotlight: Train

Get caught up with All-Star Christmas performers (and perennial 96.5 TIC faves) Train… and be sure to purchase your tickets to the All-Star Christmas starting Friday to see Train LIVE!!


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All-Star Christmas With Train, Daughtry, Ingrid Michaelson, Matt Nathanson & Echosmith

It’s the most wonderful time of year– 96.5 TIC and DeCormier Nissan are proud to present the All-Star Christmas, starring Train, Daughtry, Ingrid Michaelson, Matt Nathanson and Echosmith… and an opening performance by The Jersey Boys!!!


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Backstreet Boys Talk Early Career Rejection & One Direction Competition

Being one of the biggest boy bands in history is no easy feat! When the Backstreet Boys sat down with Damon Scott backstage before their All-Star Christmas performance, they talked about the rejection they faced […]


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Plain White Ts Live @ All-Star Christmas

The Plain White T’s kicked off the All-Star Christmas! Check out live photos from their performance, courtesy of Brian Ambrose Photography!


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Sara Bareilles Talks GRAMMY Noms & More Backstage at All-Star Christmas

Sara Bareilles stopped by to talk with Damon Scott backstage at All-Star Christmas! She gave some insight into being nominated for Album of the Year at the GRAMMYs, her Windows/ “Brave” connection and lots more.


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Damon Interviews The Plain White T’s Backstage At All Star Christmas

Plain White Ts are getting ready to kick off the All-Star Christmas! Before they hit the stage they took the time to sit down with Damon Scott backstage to discuss their pick for the worst artist in the pop music world, what they’d be doing if they weren’t in a band and more.



Follow Along With All-Star Christmas!

There’s snow on the ground and all the artists are here at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford… and that must mean it’s time for the All-Star Christmas!


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All-Star Christmas With Train, Andy Grammer & Phillip Phillips

It’s that time of year– 96.5 TIC and Stone Academy proudly present the All-Star Christmas, starring Train, Andy Grammer, and Phillip Phillips at the Toyota Oakdale Theater in association with Comcast in Wallingford on Saturday […]


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YOU Can Be The All-Star Christmas Official Fan Photographer

The All-Star Christmas is coming to the Toyota Presents Oakdale Theater on December 1st, and we want YOU to be the official fan photographer! 965 TIC and Gateway Community College want to hook you up […]


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All-Star Christmas 2010 Artist: Christina Perri

At just 23, [lastfm]Christina Perri[/lastfm] has already lived a handful of lives. She’s toured the world as an assistant to a rock band, spent a year at a prestigious university, became a wife and then […]



All-Star Christmas 2010 Artist: Guster

[lastfm]Guster[/lastfm] is an alternative rock band, which formed at Tufts University in Medford, Massacusetts, United States in 1992. The band consists of Adam Gardner and Ryan Miller on guitar and vocals, Brian Rosenworcel on percussion, […]


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96.5 TIC’s All-Star Christmas 2010 Featuring Goo Goo Dolls, Kris Allen, Sara Bareilles & MORE!

96.5 TIC presents the 2010 All-Star Christmas, starring the [lastfm]Goo Goo Dolls[/lastfm], [lastfm]Kris Allen[/lastfm], [lastfm]Sara Bareilles[/lastfm]. [lastfm]Guster[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Christina Perri[/lastfm] at the Toyota Presents the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford on Friday December 3rd!  Tickets are […]