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Hey guys! We are hunting for a social media intern for the AG site! This is an unpaid position.
This position requires someone with an extensive use and knowledge of all aspects of social media, including but not limited to FB, Instagram and Twitter. You need to have quite a bit of flexibility in your available hours.

This is not a 'who is the biggest fan' sort of thing. We've had interns before that barely knew who the band was, to start. It's more on the social media/marketing end of us.

You need to have a sense of humor, thick skin, and be able to work with the 10 of us that keep the AG site afloat.

If you're interested or have any questions please shoot an email off to into@absolutegoo.com and let us know why you'd be an asset to the site and why you want to do this. We will be starting the interview process after the first of the month.

Thanks!

Annie
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Goo Goo Dolls So Special Viewer at Java Jazz Festival 2018

Article translated from the original.

Cecylia Rura • January 18, 2018

Jakarta: Java Jazz Festival (JJF) 2018 again present entertaining music lovers in the country. The annual music concert held on March 2, 3 and 4, 2018 at JIExpo Kemayoran Jakarta will feature three special shows from Lauv, Goo Goo Dolls and Daniel Caesar.

"Lauv Saturday, Daniel Caesar and Goo Goo Dolls on Sunday, so we are already ploting for their stage," said Elfa Zulham from JJF 2018 Program Team in Kemang area, South Jakarta, Thursday (18/1/2018).

The selection of the three musicians as a special show one of them based on quality research and the number of fans. Last year, Java Jazz Festival was able to eliminate the special stage.

"Because of their fans, so much for Daniel Caesar's Grammy nomination for R & B this year, so lucky we can get him, and Lauv itself if we research from YouTube actually there are many fans from Asia, Australia, and even America, "said Zulham.

Especially for special show stage, JJF provide special price. Tickets for Daniel Caesar who appeared on Saturday, March 3, 2018 charged Rp149 thousand. As for Lauv and Goo Goo Dolls that appear on Sunday, March 4, 2018 tickets priced Rp 199 thousand for each show.

The tickets are available for Rp 630 thousand for the price per day and Rp 1.465.000 for the three-day package. Special users of BNI credit and debit cards will get a special Promo Buy One Get Two.

Viewers can purchase tickets through the official website at www.javajazzfestival.com/ticketbox.

In addition to special performers, a number of local and international musicians will mingle to entertain the audience. Among them are Nonaria, Adhitya Sofyan, Teddy Adhitya, Yura Yunita, Andien, Dira Sugandhi, Avery * Sunshine, Matthew Whitaker, Big Band, and a host of other musicians.

At this year's JJF, the composition of jazz will be merged with other types of music such as pop and R & B with a 60:40 ratio that is still dominated by jazz.

http://hiburan.metrotvnews.com/musik/8koJ36db-goo-goo-dolls-jadi-penampil-spesial-di-java-jazz-festival-2018
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Goo Goo Dolls News & Info / New Contest! Goo Goo Dolls 'College of Knowledge'
« Last post by AsIAm on January 18, 2018, 06:01 AM »
Hey there! We are very curious to see just how trivia savvy all you Goo Goo Dolls fans really are, so we've put together a fine batch of questions to challenge you over the next 12 weeks. Here's the deal:

A new question will be posted each Thursday, which must be answered by 12pm EST that Sunday. Every week, we'll announce one winner, who will receive a small token of our appreciation AND have their name entered for a chance to win the GRAND PRIZE at the conclusion of the contest.

The GRAND PRIZE will consist of 12 (wow!) items of Goo Goo Dolls swag, with one being added to the bag each week. You will be able to watch that pile of goodies grow to a dozen, via this link: http://absolutegoo.com/absolute-goo-goo-goo-dolls-college-knowledge-prizes/

Sound like a fun way to pass away the dreary days of winter? Let's get you started then.

To enroll in the College of Knowledge and get your first question, go here: http://absolutegoo.com/college-of-knowledge/

Have fun and GOOD LUCK to all. We know you'll rock this!!








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Goo Goo Dolls News & Info / The New 1/16 AG Podcast is Posted!
« Last post by BulletproofAngel on January 17, 2018, 11:48 AM »

This week Annie returns to fill in with Gen! Note; Gen had Annie record this episode 10 minutes after her team lost, so she might have been a biiiiiiiit grumpy (apologies). We’re announcing Meet and Greet winners and letting you know about more coming up on the AG site!

Click to listen in:The AG Podcast
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Here Are 20 Rock Songs That Turn 20 in 2018

1998 was an interesting year for rock music. America was a few years removed from the grunge explosion, in between two different pop-punk booms, and just starting to feel the impact of rap-rock and nu-metal. A pair of very different rock bands topped the Billboard Hot 100 and, oddly enough, they appear in the first two spots of our alphabetized list.
Below, get nostalgic and look back on 20 iconic rock songs that celebrate their 20th birthdays in 2018.

Goo Goo Dolls, “Iris” 
Fans got to hear it early, on the City of Angels soundtrack, released six months ahead of the Goo Goo Dolls’ ballad-packed powerhouse LP Dizzy Up the Girl. By the time the year was over, “Iris” was inescapable. Frontman Johnny Rzeznik took a mandolin riff, an odd time signature, equally strange tuning and turned song that doesn’t even include its title in the lyrics -- a Goo Goo Dolls rarity -- into the band’s signature track. Safe to say, "Iris" is one of the greatest rock ballads of all-time.

Click this link for the other 19 songs on the list.
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Goo Goo Dolls News & Info / Photos of Goo Goo Dolls performing in Tampa, FL 1/15/18
« Last post by AsIAm on January 16, 2018, 10:24 AM »

Thanks a million Greg, for sharing these great shots taken as the band played for those lucky Powerball Cruisers!



















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http://www.inrock.co.jp/inrock/new/robby.html

Hey Hey In Rockers and Welcome to back The Lobby this month! This weekend was Thanksgiving weekend here in the US, a time to give thanks for all of the people and things you are fortunate enough to have in your life. It’s also a day of feasting and drinking with roasted turkey, bread stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy shared around a table with loved ones and friends. It’s the start of a holiday season that extends through Christmas with many, many events and generation old traditions that make this time of year so magical.

One of these traditions during this time is The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC, which happens every year on Thanksgiving morning drawing 2.5 million people into the streets of Manhattan as well as nearly 35 million from around the globe watching on television to see the parade wind it’s way through one of the busiest cities on earth. The parade is a long trail of marching bands, large inflated balloons of popular characters throughout the years and brightly decorated floats carrying actors, politicians, and dancers and yes, pops stars and musicians (that’s where we enter this story) through the skyscrapers and bustle of Manhattan.

Gwen Stefani, Wyclef Jean, Flo Rida, 98 Degrees, Patti Labelle and Smokey Robinson were among the artists riding the legendary themed parade floats, ours was a Hawaii themed float with John and I perched atop a confetti spewing Volcano complete w/ a waterfall cascading down from the top of the float and the rest of the band below us joined by little kids dressed as frogs while stilt walkers dressed as flowers greeted parade goers. Sit looked like some kind of surreal dream and believe me if felt like a surreal dream as well as we spent 1.5 hours waving to the millions of attendees and finishing the parade with a television broadcast of our single “So Alive”.
The parade fishes up with a visit from Santa Clause in his sleigh pulled by reindeers and the holiday season officially begins here in the US. Right after the parade my family met me at our car and we drove through the millions of people to the airport and made the 1-hour flight back home for Thanksgiving Dinner with our family in Buffalo, NY… what a great way to start the holidays ….

Goo Goo Dolls also did a gig at The Rock and Roll Marathon in Las Vegas this month, the first outdoor show since the craziness of the mass shootings that occurred there in October and under some pretty intense security conditions the gig went perfectly. It was great to see the people of Las Vegas standing strong together and enjoying the music in the night air despite the senseless tragedy that occurred there just a month before. Las Vegas is one of the most unique and extraordinary places in the country and it’s back on it’s feet and ready for action, still wild, but perhaps a little wiser.

Oh, here’s something pretty cool …. I may have mentioned my daughter attends a Japanese language school here in the US. Well, I have been recruited to be Santa Clause for the school’s pageant and have been invited to sing 2 Christmas songs with the kids ? IN JAPANESE!!!!!! So, we will be sharing a recording the songs with you the readers of In Rock for The Holiday season online, so stay tuned to www.RobbysLobby.com for details on how to hear the songs and my attempt to be festive with Jingle Bells and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer in Japanese! Have a great Holiday and I’ll be in Japan for Christmas this year visiting friends and Family, maybe we’ll see you in a Curry Shop or the train in Tokyo!

All The Best and Peace to You All!
Robby
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Going to the show at PGA West on 1/20? Enter now to win a Meet & Greet for you and a friend! The deadline is 1/13 at midnight, EST.
http://absolutegoo.com/pga-contest/#

Congratulations to our winners!


Cherise Maxwell
Darren Anderson
Colleen Benatar


Check your email for more info!!  Thanks to everyone who entered, and have a great time at the show!
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Goo Goo Dolls News & Info / New Pictures in the AG Gallery 1.6
« Last post by Dizzy Girl on January 06, 2018, 11:43 AM »
Happy New Year! We can look back to 2017 with a few pictures from the tour and other shows. Check these out!

Lisa Riverside CA 12.10.17
Alex Riverside CA 12.10.17
Shawna Altoona IA 12.1.17
Shawna Maplewood MN 11.17.17
Shawna Plymouth MN 7.28.17
Shawna Council Bluffs Iowa 7.21.17
Renee Dallas TX 8.31.07
Renee Houston TX 4.1.2000
Lynda Detroit MI 8.3.17

https://www.flickr.com/photos/absolutegoo/albums/72157691602227205
https://www.flickr.com/photos/absolutegoo/albums/72157679656358901

Thank you for sending in your pictures! Your pics enters you into the POTW contest where your pic could be featured on our Facebook banner for the week.

If you have pics you would like to have in the gallery and be entered into POTW send them to addmypic@absolutegoo.com. Include the city, state and dates of the show the pics are from.
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