A Whole Lotta Stuff For 7/2/2012

Beach Boys, Joan Jett, Beats Electronic snags MOG, gold-medal music, The Cantinas Christian Music Festival and 100 famous rock riffs make up a whole lotta stuff for Monday, July 2, 2012.

You’ll be happy to know that no arrests were made at a Beach Boys concert in Darien Center, N.Y. Too bad the same can’t be said for Rascal Flatts. – “Batavia’s Very Own” WBTA

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Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, Calif.

NBC will air a new version of “The Sound Of Music,” except this time the network is doing it live with no “prerecording or lip-syncing” – The New York Times

Chicago Music Exchange’s Alex Chadwick serves up 100 famous rock riffs in approx. 12 minutes.

Beats Electronics, makers of Beats By Dr. Dre, scoops up MOG – USA Today

A few minutes with Joan Jett – “Earlier, I focused a lot on, you know, the things you experience. You’re going out. You’re partying. You’re having sex. You’re in relationships. That’s what you write about. And I still write about that stuff but there are other things that have seeped in through the years.” – Arizona Republic

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18th Annual Race to Erase MS Gala, Los Angeles, Calif.

The Cantinas Music Festival is like Coachella, but for Christians – The Christian Post

Jay-Z “pulls a Kanye,” Willow Smith debuts new vid and Mindless Behavior joking about Lauryn Hill’s IRS woes are just some of the highlights from this year’s BET Awards – Celebuzz!

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From left, Kanye West, Jay-Z and Beyoncé are seen at the BET Awards in Los Angeles.

World-class concerts during London’s Olympics – There will be amazing performances and memorable scenes all over Britain this summer. And only some of them will involve medals.” – The Seattle Times