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Z100 Announces 2019 Jingle Ball All Access Lounge At Pier 36

Z100 has a reputation of booking the hottest rising artists for their Jingle Ball All Access Lounge, held the same day as their famed Jingle Ball at MSG.  2019 is no different and they’re doing it bigger and better than before! Past All Access Lounge artists have gone on to play the main stage at Z100’s Jingle Ball like Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Alessia Cara, Charlie Puth, Hailee Steinfeld, Rita Ora, Meghan Trainor, Charlie XCX, and more.

The Z100 All-Access Lounge  is free for all ages and takes place during the day, leading right into the main stage Jingle Ball show. There are tons of free giveaways and performances, chances to meet your favorite main stage artists and even tickets to this years SOLD OUT Jingle Ball courtesy of Z100!

Z100 Jingle Ball All Access Lounge 2019
Pier 36 – 299 South St, New York, NY 10002
December 13th, 2019
11am – 5pm
More Info

Appearances By: 
Why Don’t We
Louis Tomlinson
Lauv
AJ Mitchell
Quinn XCII
Spencer Sutherland
Lennon Stella
Elle Winter

 

SecretFangirls.com Interview Kid Quill

You can usually tell how far an artist is going to make it based on the crowd’s reaction.  After seeing Kid Quill on his first headlining tour, we know he’s on his way to the top.  The crowd was hype from the minute he walked on the stage until the last encore, enthusiastically singing, jumping, and dancing along the entire show.  Kid Quill’s gone from “the opener,” on tour with artists like Bryce Vine, to headlining his own “Meet Me at Sunset” Tour across the US.

The tour was in support of his latest album, “Sunset Diner,” which  draws inspiration from music of the 70s and 80s combined with his modern hip-hop sound.

We caught up with Kid Quill before the last night of tour at Mercury Lounge in NYC.  Watch our interview and learn about his favorite part of touring, what’s coming next, and his go-to diner meal.

Pick up a copy of “Sunset Diner” on your favorite platform!

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MAX & Quinn XCII, Ava Max, Meg Donnelly, Austin Mahone & Top Tennis Stars Rock Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day at the US Open

The US Open is officially underway in New York City!  The annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day on Saturday kicked things off with a day full of games, music, and of course tennis.  Kids of all ages enjoyed activities around the grounds like face painting, balloon artists, dance offs, juggling, and of lots of chances to test their tennis skills!

The AAKD show inside Arthur Ashe Stadium featured performances by some of the hottest names in music along with appearances by tennis stars like Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Sloane Stephens.  The event is in celebration of tennis legend and humanitarian Arthur Ashe and promotes the USTA’s flagship program, the National Junior Tennis and Learning Network (NJTL), which Ashe co-founded.  Players from local NJTL chapters had the chance to show off their skills on court in a series of agility and tennis drills.

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The show was co-hosted by Radio Disney’s Morgan Tompkins, Meg Donnelly, and JD McCrary.  Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing JAGMAC kicked off the show with a high energy performance that set the tone for the whole show.  They definitely brought the party with them!  We’re sure you’ll be seeing much more of them in the future!  Radio Disney is celebrating 10 years of NBT artists this year, and past honorees include Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, and Kelsey Ballerini.

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Austin Mahone returned to Kids’ Day (he was also a featured performer in 2013!) to perform his new single “Dancing With Nobody” live for the first time.  Austin showcased his signature smooth dance moves on the court, complete with a moonwalk across the service line.  He also shared that he will be dropping a new album next year!

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Co-host Meg Donnelly did double duty and performed “With U,” showing off her dance moves and high kicks across the court in style.  We love her fun pop sound and can’t wait for her album to drop!  Meg is also a Radio Disney Next Big Thing alum!

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The always talented and lovely MAX sang his hit single “Love Me Less,” with a special appearance by Quinn XCII.  Watching these two perform together is so much fun and we loved seeing them rock it on center court!

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Ava Max’s infectious sound and unique style have already won over the hearts of many.  Ava got the stadium rocking with her hit “So Am I.”  We are so excited to see and hear what’s next, and are looking forward to her debut album coming soon!

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The show ended with a big finale that had everyone doing #TheGitUpChallenge! Blanco Brown sang “The Git Up” from up in the crowd, as the court was filled with dancers, the Blazer Fresh squad, Net Generation players, and even a drumline!  Current world #1, Novak Djokovic, never turns down an opportunity to dance at Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, so of course he was right in the middle of it all!

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Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day is always such a blast and the best way to get the last slam of the year underway!

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Make sure you watch our interviews with MAX and Quinn XCII, JAGMAC, Ava Max, Austin Mahone, and JD MCCrary to learn more about the artists and what’s coming next.

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US Open Fan Week to Feature Free Concerts by LANY, Brett Eldredge, & Leon Bridges

The Qualifying Tournament for the US Open kicks off on Monday, August 19th in NYC!  As usual, admission to watch the qualifying matches is FREE and open to the public.  This year the US Open is introducing an expanded US Open Fan Week that includes happy hours, concerts, exhibition matches, stadium tours, and much more!

We’re most excited about the Chase Sound Check Concerts!   LANY will be performing on August 21, Brett Eldredge on August 22, and Leon Bridges on August 23!  The concerts kick off at 8pm and are free and open to the public like the rest of the US Open Fan Week activities!

Head over to the US Open Fan Week website to view the full schedule of activities – every single day is stacked with fun stuff to do.  And did we mention that it’s FREE?   Come experience the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, watch some incredible professional tennis up close, and catch one of your favorite artists … all in one day!

US Open Fan Week – Chase Sound Check concerts
August 21 – LANY
August 22 – Brett Eldredge
August 23- Leon Bridges
8pm to 9pm
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
More Info

Fan Week wraps up with the annual Arthur Ashe Kids Day celebration!   AAKD will feature performances by MAX, Austin Mahone, Ava Max, and more!   Learn more about AAKD and the family festival here!

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Chase Atlantic Sell Out Webster Hall in NYC

Aussie! Aussie! Aussie!  OY OY OY!  Chase Atlantic brought their massive headlining “PHASES Tour” to Webster Hall in New York City last week and the boys sold the place out!  Newly independent up-and-coming artist, Lauren Sanderson kicked off the night and comanded the stage like the rockstar she is.  Breezing through new tracks and old favorites like “Electric,” “Differently,” “Hotel Room,” and “Better Anyway,” Lauren got the crowd pumped up and won over lots of new fans.

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Clinton, Christian, Mitchel, Pat, and Jesse took the stage and it was like the stars aligned and the energy in the room went from a solid 8 to infinity and beyond! Chase Atlantic are known for giving their all during every show, but Webster Hall has a history of pulling out THE BEST shows from artists. Maybe it’s the NYC crowds that are superior, or maybe it’s the water, but this was hands down the best Chase Atlantic show we have ever seen!

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They burned through an extensive setlist mixing old favorites like “The Walls” and “Friends” with new tracks like “Angels” and “Heaven And Back” keeping the energy at a solid 10 all night long.  Mitchel covered the stage back and forth without missing a beat and Christian took to an inflatable pool raft to crowd surf towards the end of the set.  Clinton’s saxaphone solos brought down the house every chance he got!

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Next up, Chase Atlantic are heading over to Europe starting in October. Check out the dates below and grab your tickets while you still can!

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Phases Tour – UK, Europe, & Australia Ft. Chase Atlantic 
Oct 3rd – O2 Institute – Birminghamg, UK – Buy Tickets
Oct 4th – Manchester Academy 2 – Manchester, UK – Buy Tickets
Oct 5th – SWX – Bristol, UK – Buy Tickets
Oct 6th – O2 Forum Kentish Town – London, UK – Buy Tickets 
Oct 7th –  BiNuu – Berlin, Germany – Buy Tickets 
Oct 9th – Zoom – Frankfurt am Main, Germany – Buy Tickets 
Oct 10th – Poppodium Q-Factory – amsterdamn, Netherlands – Buy Tickets 
Oct 15th – Sala Caracol – Madrid, Spain – Buy Tickets
Oct 16th – Razzmatazz 2 – Barcelona, Spain – Buy Tickets 
Oct 18th – TBD – Milano, Italy – Buy Tickets
Oct 19th – Hirsch – Nürnberg, Germany – Buy Tickets 
Oct 20th – Club Volta – Cologne, Germany – Buy Tickets
Oct 21st – NUOVEAU CASINO – Paris, France – Buy Tickets 
Nov 6th – JIVE – Adelaide, Aus – Buy Tickets
Nov 7th – The Brightside – Brisbane, Aus – Buy Tickets
Nov 8th – Wrangler Studios – West Footscray, Aus – Buy Tickets 
Nov 9th – Stay Gold – Melbourne, Aus – Buy Tickets 
Nov 10th – The Factory Theatre – Sydney, Aus – Buy Tickets

Grab a copy of  “Phases” on Apple Music and Amazon, or stream it on Spotify so you can sing along on tour!

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Show Review: The Faim Electrify NYC

Australia is on a hot streak with exports and their latest, The Faim, are bringing their brand of pop rock with a side of on stage charisma that could fill an arena.  We caught them at the Gramercy Theatre on their tour opening for Andy Black, which wraps up this week in Virginia Beach.

Armed with an arsenal of new music and enough energy to power Manhattan, The Faim are here and they will not be ignored.  Frontman Josh Raven commanded the stage with swagger and poise, drawing the crowd in from the start, even walking off the stage and connecting directly with the crowd in the middle of the pit.

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The Faim, singer Josh, guitarist Sam Tye, bassist/keyboardist Stephen Beerkens, and drummer Linden Marissen felt more like the headliner than an opener but we bet they’ll be in that headliner slot sooner rather than later.

They will be back in Australia and Europe over the Summer.  Check out all of their upcoming tour dates here!   We’re hoping to see them back in the States soon!

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The Faim set list – NYC Gramercy Theatre – May 1st, 2019
Saints of the Sinners
My Heart Needs To Breathe
Beautiful Drama
When It Comes
Infamous
Midland Line
Fire
A Million Stars
I Can Feel You
Make Believe
Summer Is A Curse
Amelie

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Grab a copy of The Faim’s EP “Summer Is A Curse” on iTunes and Amazon, or stream it on Spotify!

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Photos by @Mac_Praed

Fly By Midnight Release “You Belong” Video From New Album “Rerunning”

Justin Bryte and Slavo are back with a brand new album called “Rerunning” and continue to showcase their ultra catchy synth-pop hooks and playful lyrics like never before!  Fly By Midnight have been flying high with festival slots at Firefly Fest and Panorama, along with having their tracks featured on playlists like Spotify’s New Music Friday, Apple Music’s Breaking Pop & A-List Pop, as well as Soundcloud’s Fresh Pressed.

Fly By Midnight’s latest single off the new ablum, “You Belong” has been in heavy rotation and they just premiered the new music video for the single!  Watch the official video below.

The guys also announced a special homecoming/album release show at The LOFT @ City Winery in NYC with their friend Joe Wood.  Grab your tickets before it sells out!

Fly By Midnight – Album Release Show 
December 6th, 2018
The LOFT @ City Windery NYC
Doors: 7:30p / Show: 8p
Buy Tickets 

Pick up a copy of “Rerunning” on iTunes and Amazon, or stream the album on Spotify!

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