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Acoustic Cafe with Bleachers

This afternoon, Bleachers, the new solo project from Fun.’s Jack Antonoff, came to Hartford for an exclusive Acoustic Cafe event!

07/18/2014

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Bleachers Is Coming to the Acoustic Cafe

You know him from Fun. but now Jack Antonoff is going solo with his new project Bleachers, and he’s coming to the Acoustic cafe this July! On Friday July 18th, Bleachers will take the stage […]

07/11/2014

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Global Citizen Festival Headliners: Jay Z, Tiësto, fun. Carrie Underwood and More to Play Central Park

The third annual Global Citizen Festival will take place in New York City on Saturday, Sept. 27 and will feature a star-studded lineup featuring artists across several genres including hip-hop, rock, country and EDM.

07/09/2014

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Nate Ruess Talks fun.’s New Album: ‘It’s Moving’

Spending much of his time off from music playing golf, the fun. frontman is ready to get back in the studio and record a new full-length.

04/17/2014

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Interview: Jack Antonoff Introduces New Solo Project Bleachers

He told us he has been working with Vince Clarke, of early Depeche Mode and Yaz fame, as well as John Hill, who known for his work with Phantogram, Santigold and M.I.A.

02/18/2014

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Radio Feedback: The Hardcore Beginnings of fun.’s Jack Antonoff

With Antonoff accustomed to hearing himself on the airwaves, his earliest memory of hearing one of his own songs on the radio stretched all the way back to his teenage years.

02/10/2014

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Listen: Taylor Swift Drops New Song ‘Sweeter Than Fiction’

The track, “Sweeter than Fiction” sounds like it’s straight out of the ’80s with its synth-heavy beats and Swift’s radio friendly vocals that tell a tale of triumph that recalls, in part, the storyline of “Mean.”

10/21/2013

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Tegan and Sara Talk Intelligent Pop, Touring With fun. & Being Macklemore’s ‘Two Little Gay Friends’

Basking in the glow of with their recent appearance with Taylor Swift, the duo discussed touring with their pals in fun., the importance of having artistic freedom and what Macklemore’s “Same Love” means to them.

08/21/2013

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AMPLIFY: Sara Bareilles

Sara Bareilles, whose debut single, “Love Song” took the airwaves by storm in 2007, told Radio.com there’s always been a push and pull in terms of how the public views her as an artist and how she actually views herself. Explaining that in her mind she’s an “indie singer/songwriter,” who just happens to make pop music.

07/11/2013

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Sara Bareilles Shows Support For Same-Sex Marriage: ‘We’re Behind The Times & We’ve Got To Catch Up’

Sara Bareilles song, ‘Brave,’ has become an anthem for those in the LGBT community. Now Bareilles is speaking out in support of same-sex marriage, telling Radio.com, America needs to get with the program.

06/19/2013

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Taylor Swift Loves Icona Pop And Tegan & Sara, Gets Stressed Out By House Music

“I’m absolutely smitten with ‘I Love It‘ by Icona Pop,” she said. “It’s the way reckless abandon sounds in my head. I play it right before I go onstage.”

05/16/2013

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fun., Phoenix and Kings of Leon Land ACL Gigs

The 12th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival will feature acts from a variety of genres and eras, as part of its first-ever two-weekend run this October. Depeche Mode, The Cure, Muse and Kings of Leon […]

05/08/2013

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10 Music Festivals You May Not Know – But You Should

Coachella is over, which means music festival season is in full swing. Many music fans are already planning their trip to Chicago for this year’s Lollapalooza or buying their camping gear and flip-flops for Bonnaroo, but we […]

05/06/2013

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Michael Buble Clucks His Way Through Fun.’s ‘Some Nights’

It seems Michael Bublè isn’t just a great crooner, he’s a pretty good clucker too. Bublè took the Late Night With Jimmy Fallon stage on Friday night (April 26) dressed as a chicken to perform […]

04/29/2013

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Top 5 Unexpected Male-Female Duets Turned Pop Hits

Last week, P!nk scored her fourth No. 1 Hot 100 hit with her moving duet “Just Give Me a Reason” featuring fun. frontman Nate Ruess. P!nk is no stranger to the top of the charts. […]

04/23/2013

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Listen: Boston Marathon ‘Carry On’ Tribute

Since the tragic events at the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday (April 15), Boston’s Mix 104.1 has been playing a tribute version of fun.‘s “Carry On.” The montage of music and news clips was […]

04/18/2013

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fun. Get ‘One Night’ Photo Exhibit

2012 was, by any measure, a massive success for fun. While last year was marked with huge TV appearances and red carpets, so far 2013 is shaping up to be the band’s year of touring. […]

04/04/2013

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fun. Cast Suitcase As Star In New Video

In their latest video for “Why Am I The One,” GRAMMY winners fun.explore the indignities of being a suitcase. Or perhaps, the indignities of going on tour. In a clever play on the lyric, “Why […]

02/27/2013

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Katy Perry & John Mayer Wear Matching White To Clive Davis’ Pre-GRAMMY Party

Last night at his annual pre-GRAMMY party, Clive Davis honored his friend, Whitney Houston. The music exec, whose new book about his career, The Soundtrack of My Life, comes out February 19, played a rarely […]

02/10/2013

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Everyone Thinks fun. Will Sweep The GRAMMYs

fun. are nominated for six GRAMMY Awards, including Album of the Year, Song Of The Year, Record Of The Year and Best New Artist. The band is predicted a likely winner among everyone from Olly Murs […]

02/08/2013

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Lifehouse Predict GRAMMY Wins For fun. & Mumford & Sons

The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards are just days away and everyone is making their predictions. While Lifehouse was in town we had to ask who their GRAMMY picks would be. “Man, I hope fun. wins,” frontman […]

02/07/2013

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Who Are Taylor Swift’s Favorites Among This Year’s GRAMMY Nominees?

Is Taylor Swift excited to play the GRAMMY Awards this weekend? You bet she is. As she explained during an interview with 99.5 WYCD/Detroit yesterday, she’s “nervous,” “stoked,” and “excited”–“all of it bundled up in one”–about GRAMMY weekend. And […]

02/07/2013

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Paramore Hopes fun. Sweep The GRAMMYs

During an exclusive interview with Radio.com, the band Paramore was excited to discuss the rapidly approaching 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, counting some of this year’s most prominent nominees as pals. “I haven’t been this excited […]

02/07/2013

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P!nk Dreams Of fun.’s Nate Ruess On ‘Just Give Me A Reason’

P!nk shows her vulnerability in her new single “Just Give Me A Reason.” Featuring fun. frontman Nate Ruess, the video brings the emotional song to life. The stripped down, piano-based track begins with P!nk lying […]

02/06/2013

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Inside The Album Of The Year: fun. ‘Some Nights’

“No pun intended.” It’s a line you often hear when talking about fun. Truth is, the band’s name (which, as you might already know, is spelled with a lowercase “f” and a period at the […]

02/06/2013

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Elton John Lands Ed Sheeran A Spot On GRAMMYs

Ed Sheeran will perform a duet with Elton John during Sunday’s 55th GRAMMY Awards and he revealed how it all unfolded. “I just got a call from him about two months ago just saying, ‘Yeah […]

02/05/2013

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REWIND: Picking The Best New Artist

How do the GRAMMYs do it? It’s hard enough to narrow it down to only five choices every year, but then they have to vote only one as THE best new artist for an entire […]

02/05/2013

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fun. Announce Most Nights Summer Tour

fun. just added more to their very busy schedule. The six-time GRAMMY nominated New York-based band will kick off their North American headline tour on July 6 in Toronto. Titled the Most Nights Tour, fun. are […]

02/04/2013

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fun. Discuss Their GRAMMY Nomination And Getting Over Stage Fright

The past 12 months have been a whirlwind for fun. Nominated for six GRAMMY Awards, MIX 104.1/Boston sat down with the guys and discussed all things GRAMMYs. “It’s been crazy. We had never really done television […]

02/04/2013

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fun. Discuss Their GRAMMY Nomination And Getting Over Stage Fright

The past 12 months have been a whirlwind for fun. Nominated for three GRAMMY Awards, MIX 104.1/Boston sat down with the guys and discussed all things GRAMMYs. “It’s been crazy. We had never really done television […]

02/01/2013

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