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Taylor Swift Performs Exclusive DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert – What to Know for Concert Goers

The event, co-hosted by Mark Cuban’s AXS TV, will take place on Saturday, February 4 at Club Nomadic in Houston, TX. This is the 12th annual DIRECTV event leading up to the biggest sporting event of the year, and the 1st time 10-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift will perform during the festivities.

WHO: Singer, songwriter, musician and producer, Taylor Swift, headlines, plus celebrity attendees Aaron Rodgers (Quarterback, Green Bay Packers), Adriana Lima (Model), Aly Raisman (Olympic Gymnast), Carson Palmer (Quarterback, Arizona Cardinals), Chris Evans (Actor), Chrissy Teigen (Model/TV Personality), David Irving (Defensive End, Dallas Cowboys), Drew Brees (Quarterback, New Orleans Saints), Eddie George (Former NFL Player), Erin Andrews (TV Personality), Gabby Douglas (Olympic Gymnast), Hailey Clauson (Model), Joe Buck (Sportscaster), John Legend (Actor/Musician), Jon Dorenbos (Long Snapper, Philadelphia Eagles), Kirk Cousins (Quarterback, Washington Redskins), Lea Michele (Actress/Musician), Mark Sanchez (Quarterback, Dallas Cowboys), Marshall Faulk (Former NFL Player), Michael Strahan (Former NFL Player/TV Host,Good Morning America), Peyton Manning (Former NFL Player), Ron Livingston (Actor, Search Party), Terry Bradshaw (Former NFL Player/Co-Host, FOX NFL Sunday), Tony Gonzalez (Former NFL Player), Victor Cruz (Wide Receiver, New York Giants), and more to be announced.

WHAT: Taylor Swift will perform at this year’s DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night concert* in Houston the night before the Big Game. This is the 12th annual DIRECTV event leading up to the biggest sporting event of the year, and the 1st time 10-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift will perform during the festivities. We’ll host the concert in a one-of-a-kind custom-made 62,500 square foot venue created especially for this event. Portions of this concert will air on Taylor Swift NOW, available on DIRECTV NOW, DIRECTV and U-verse, at a later date.

WHERE: Club Nomadic – 2121 Edwards St, Houston, TX 77007

MORE: Super Saturday Night has become one of the most sought-after invitations during the Big Game weekend. Club Nomadic, the custom-designed venue, features state-of-the-art sound systems and unique artistic designs to set the stage for an unforgettable Taylor Swift performance. All ticket holders must be at least 18 years-old.


A government issued photo ID.


Prohibited Items:

No battery packs of any kind

Backpacks, purses and/or bags over 5” x 7” or Clear Bags that exceed 12”x12”

No signs larger than A4 or 8.5” x11”


Weapons of any kind

Illegal substances

Alcohol (will be sold inside the event)

Professional video/audio recording equipment

Professional still camera equipment with a detachable lens, tripods, zooms or commercial use rigs

Go Pro attachments like sticks & mono-pods

Aerosol cans

Bicycles inside event grounds

Skateboards, scooters, or personal motorized vehicles

Lawn furniture, tents or umbrellas

Fireworks and explosives

Musical instruments

Picnic baskets, large or hard-sided coolers

Pets (dogs trained to assist persons with disability are permitted)

Laser pointers

Glass or cans of any kind

Large chains or spiked jewelry

Weapons Policy:

No firearms

No knives

No peppers spray or any variation thereof

No nylon ties

No batons (collapsible or fixed)

No brass knuckles

No flashlights longer than 5 inches

Q: Will the concert be available to watch on DIRECTV and U-Verse?

A: Yes, portions of the concert will be made available at a later date. It will not be available for live stream, so follow AT&T and Taylor Nation for more information on when the concert will be available to AT&T’s U-Verse, DIRECTV, and DIRECTV NOW customers.

Q: Are you doing any other giveaways with Taylor Swift?

A: Our Houston concert is the first of many events and experiences we’re working on for her fans, including AT&T customers. Stay tuned.

Q: Can I meet Taylor Swift?

A: There are no meet & greets.

Q: What is the attire?

A: Party chic! We suggest comfortable shoes for a long evening of fun and check the weather before you leave your hotel. Taylor Swift shirts and athletic shoes and jeans are okay!

Q: Should I tip the shuttles?

A: No, you do not need to tip, we’re taking care of it.

[NJPW NEWS] New Japan announced the competitors who will be competing on the “G1 Special in USA” shows on July 1 and July 2 in Los Angeles.“

Among the announcements were that the IWGP Heavyweight, IWGP IC, IWGP Tag, and IWGP Junior belts will all be in defense on the shows. Then the first ever IWGP US Champion will be crowned as a 2-day tournament will be taking place. (Jay Lethal and Hangman Page are currently announced to compete in the tournament.)

Also announced is that Night 1 (7/1) will be airing live on AXS TV and then Night 2 (7/2) will be broadcasted live on New Japan World.

The announced wrestlers for the show are as follows…

New Japan Pro Wrestling
~ Hiroshi Tanahashi
~ Michael Elgin
~ Jushin Thunder Liger
~ Juice Robinson
~ David Finlay
~ Yohei Komatsu
~ Sho Tanaka
~ Jay White
~ Billy Gunn
~ Yoshitatsu

~ Kazuchika Okada
~ Tomohiro Ishii
~ Rocky Romero
~ Barreta
~ Will Ospreay

Los Ingobernables de Japón
~ Tetsuya Naito
~ Hiromu Takahashi

~ Zack Sabre Jr.

~ Hanson
~ Raymond Rowe
~ Mark Briscoe
~ Jay Briscoe
~ Jay Lethal

~ Volador Jr.
~ Dragon Lee
~ Titan

~ Kenny Omega
~ Cody
~ Tama Tonga
~ Tanga Loa
~ Bad Luck Fale
~ Yujiro Takahashi
~ Hangman Page
~ Matt Jackson
~ Nick Jackson
~ Marty Scurll

Music Series: Coconut by Harry Nilsson

Awhile back I saw a great documentary on AXS-tv about Harry Nilsson and was glued to the lengthy story. Such an interesting person. He was a great songwriter and had many big hits in his time. I’m a lover of all music, for the most part, and his song, Coconut, is one of my favorites of his. I still remember Eddie Murphy and Jeff Garlin singing it in the movie Daddy Daycare, and giggling the entire time.

I’ve always heard a large variety of explanations for what this song was supposed to mean, but I never agreed with them, honestly. My thought on this song is a nod to the term, “Hair of the Dog”. For those of you too young to have even heard that expression, (damn, sometimes I feel old), it’s short for ‘hair of the dog that bit you’, which means, “the best thing for a hangover, or whatever ails you, is to have more of it.” Now, while I personally tend to drink a bit of dill pickle juice for a hangover, many people do believe that a bit of ‘what bit ya’ will cure you. Take it for what it is, a really fun song, and I hope you like my little creative ditty! xo

Link to song on my Spotify playlist called: You’re the Reason I Drink:



Brother bought a coconut, he bought it for a dime
His sister had another one she paid it for the lime
She put the lime in the coconut, she drank ‘em bot’ up
She put the lime in the coconut, she drank 'em bot’ up
She put the lime in the coconut, she drank 'em bot’ up
She put the lime in the coconut, she call the doctor, woke 'I’m up

“Havin’ fun, babe?” Harry asked, laughing, as you sipped on what could have possibly been your 4th…maybe 5th…coconut rum daiquiri.

“Beautiful time, handsome!” you shout back, a little louder than necessary, but still over the music from the steel drums playing around you. “Thank you for asking me to come with you!”

“ ‘Course, love,” he replies, kissing your cheek and sipping his own drink. “Think we were both ready for a bit of a holiday, don’t you?”

“Know I was, that’s for damn sure,” you reply, tipping your drink back to catch the end of the liquid floating in the bottom of the glass. “Ready for another!” you say in the direction of the bartender, who smiles and laughs at you enjoying yourself at the party.

“Love,” Harry giggles, “You’re probably going to be regretting these drinks tomorrow, you know.”

“Nonsense!” you chide. “Not everyday we both have time off work together to travel to a tropical island, enjoying delicious rum, and dancing with strangers! Come on!”

You grab Harry’s hand as he laughs at how drunk you are, and the two of you go to where the sandy dance floor had just enough space for you to squeeze in and dance along with the others.

Said “doctor, ain’t there nothing’ I can take?”
I said, “doctor, to relieve this belly ache”
I said “doctor, ain’t there nothin’ I can take?’
I said, "doctor, to relieve this belly ache”

You put the lime in the coconut, you drink 'em bot’ together
Put the lime in the coconut and you’ll feel better
Put the lime in the coconut, drink 'em bot’ up
Put the lime in the coconut and call me in the morning”

“Baby?” Harry says softly in your ear. “Hey, love?”

You groan and place your hand on your head as he giggles.

“Sweetheart? You doing okay?” he asks quietly with a smile. “Been asleep for quite a long time. Moaning a lot. You alright?”

You whisper. “Why are you yelling at me?”

Harry laughs. “Silly woman. I told you, you’d be regretting all those daiquiris today.”

“You didn’t,” you say softly, now both hands on your head.

“I did!” he reprimands with another laugh.

“Why aren’t you hungover?” you groan as you curl up closer to him.

He leans over you and kisses your thumping head. “Because I didn’t drink as much as you did, and you’re a light-weight when it comes to drinking.”

I say wow, to relieve this belly ache
I said “doctor, ain’t there nothing I can take?”
I said, “doctor, ain’t there nothing I can take?”
I said, “doctor, ain’t there nothing I can take?”
I said, “doctor you’re such a silly woman”

“Come on, now,” Harry says as he pulls back the covers and pulls on your arms. You groan as your head sways. “Get up now, love. Last day here before we fly back. Let’s get some food in you, rehydrate, and enjoy the rest of our time here before it’s gone.” He kisses you sweetly. “Let’s get a quick shower.”

Harry helps you into the washroom and assists you in taking a shower, then leaves you to get dressed. As you walk back into the kitchen of the little bungalow he had rented, he sets a drink and plate of food in front of you.

“Thanks,” you say, placing a peck on his cheek as he leaned over to you, caressing your hair. ‘You’re a sweetheart.”

“I know,” he giggles.

You look at the plate of food, which as sweet as he was to make it for you, was not appealing to you with the nasty stomachache you harbored from the night before. You pick up the glass and begin to take a sip, when you stop and sniff it.

“What is this?”

“Hair of the dog, babe…”

Harry laughs as you quickly run back into the washroom, relieving yourself of your belly ache, and cursing him under your breath, even though your belly did feel a bit better.

Woo, ain’t there nothin’ you can take?
I say, woo, to relieve your belly ache
You say, well woo, ain’t there nothin’ I can take?
I say woo, woo, to relieve your belly ache
You say ya, ain’t there nothin’ I can take?

Essere vivi significa correre.
Correre via da qualcosa, correre per qualcosa, correre verso qualcuno.
—  Flash 1x03

(Live) Perfume - Monochrome Effect (AX MUSIC-TV 2004.04.16)

This is japanese funk. Give it a chance. everybody loves it in the future.

Our #FashionFriday winners this week are the PVRIS squad! They shook things up on our #APMAS 2015 red carpet - want a recap? 😬👌