Kip Winger
American rock musician
Kip Winger
Charles Frederick Kip Winger is an American rock musician, both a member of the glam metal band, Winger, and a solo artist.
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Hard-rock guitarist Kip Winger discusses his Grammy nomination in the contemporary classical category
LATimes - 2 months
2017 Grammy nominations: The nominees, reactions and how Beyoncé and Chance the Rapper made history Dec. 6, 2016, 1:38 p.m. The Grammy nominations are here and Beyoncé leads the pack with nine nominations, followed by Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West with eight apiece and Chance the Rapper with seven....
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Grammy Nominations 2017 Include Beyoncé And Adele
Huffington Post - 3 months
Awards season is about to begin and music’s biggest night will be here before you know it. On Tuesday morning, the Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 59th annual Grammy Awards.  Last year’s Best New Artist, Meghan Trainor, got things rolling by revealing the general field awards on “CBS This Morning,” and more nominations were announced throughout the day.  Beyoncé leads with nine nominations, while Drake and Rihanna follow close behind with eight each. Meanwhile, Chance the Rapper is nominated for seven awards and Adele earned herself five noms.  Head over to for a full list of all the nominations for 2017: Album Of The Year: 25 — Adele Lemonade — Beyoncé Purpose — Justin Bieber Views — Drake A Sailor’s Guide To Earth — Sturgill Simpson   Song Of The Year: “Formation”— Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan, Beyoncé Knowles, Michael L. Williams II, songwriters (Beyoncé) “Hello” — Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Adele) “I Took A Pill In I ...
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Kip Winger Explores His Classical Side
NPR - 8 months
You might remember the hair band Winger and its MTV hit "Seventeen." The band's namesake, bassist Kip Winger, has another side: classical composer.
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What to Buy On Black Friday
Huffington Post - about 1 year
By Courtney Jespersen With huge sales and steep savings at nearly every retailer, Black Friday -- the day after Thanksgiving -- has long been touted as one of the best times of the year for buying just about anything. But it's not all discounts and deals on the 2015 post-Turkey Day shopping bonanza. Use this guide to determine what you should purchase (and skip) on the day after Thanksgiving to ensure you're getting only the best bargains. Buy: Previous models of Apple products Traditionally, major retail stores such as Best Buy, Target and Wal-Mart discount Apple products each year on Black Friday. These offers may include price cuts, offers of free gift cards with purchase or a combination of both. This year, look for deals on MacBooks, iMacs, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and Apple TVs. At Target, for instance, almost an entire page of its 2015 Black Friday ad is devoted to Apple. Shoppers can score a free Target gift card when they buy any iPad Mini, iPad Air or Apple W ...
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Journey's 'Separate Ways' Video: The Band Speaks About Filming The 'Cheeseball' Video
Moviefone Blog - almost 5 years
In 1983, to promote their hit single "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)," Journey shot their first scripted music video that wasn't just remastered concert footage (or in-studio footage). If the goal was to make a great music video, that did not happen. If the goal was to make one of the cheesiest music videos ever put to film -- a video so infamous that, almost 30 years later, we're still talking about it -- then, yes mission accomplished. Journey guitarist Neal Schon and keyboardist Jonathan Cain are in New York, along with new frontman Arnel Pineda, to promote the Tribeca Film Festival documentary "Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey" -- the story of how Pineda went from YouTube to the new lead singer of Journey. The full interview will publish next week, but this reporter couldn't resist asking Schon and Cain about their experience air guitaring through what might be one of the most ridiculous videos of all time (if you believe Beavis and Butthead, that is). Thirty years later ...
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Sam discovers winning touch in Winter League play-off
Hebden Bridge Times - almost 5 years
ON a beautiful but cool morning the curtain came down on an excellent Mount Skip Winter League season last Sunday with a surprise result.
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Entertainment calendar for Sept. 1 - Lake Forester
Google News - over 5 years
5, 10 pm: Kip Winger. Nov. 10, 8 pm: Vanilla Fudge (rock). $20-$50. Wooden Nickel, 327 Waukegan Road, Highwood. (847) 266-0550. Thursdays, 8:30-11 pm: Pro Blues Jam, hosted by John Juul & Friends. Must be 21-plus. No cover, no minimum. 8 pm signup
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Entertainment listings - Vancouver Sun
Google News - over 5 years
$65-$199, Ticketmaster, www.livenation. com " " Kip Winger American rock musician performs solo Winger classics including Seventeen, Miles Away and Down Incognito. With guests Martone. . Venue, 881 Granville St. . Aug. 26, 8 pm
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Entertainment calendar for Aug. 25 - Lake Forester
Google News - over 5 years
5, 10 pm: Kip Winger. Nov. 10, 8 pm: Vanilla Fudge (rock). $20-$50. Wooden Nickel, 327 Waukegan Road, Highwood. (847) 266-0550. Thursdays, 8:30-11 pm: Pro Blues Jam, hosted by John Juul & Friends. Must be 21-plus. No cover, no minimum. 8 pm signup
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Abundance of concerts set to rock the stages of San Antonio, Austin -
Google News - over 5 years
24: Kip Winger with The Covergirls (8 pm @The Parish). The lead singer of Winger brings his solo tour to Texas. Check out our interview from last week here. Sept. 2: DevilDriver with Skeletonwitch, Course of Ruin (7 pm @Emo's)
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Entertainment calendar for Aug. 18 - Mundelein Review
Google News - over 5 years
5, 10 pm: Kip Winger. Nov. 10, 8 pm: Vanilla Fudge (rock). $20-$50. Wooden Nickel, 327 Waukegan Road, Highwood. (847) 266-0550. Thursdays, 8:30-11 pm: Pro Blues Jam, hosted by John Juul & Friends. Must be 21-plus. No cover, no minimum. 8 pm signup
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Warrant still scheduled for 'Bringing Back the Hair' concert - Lehigh Acres News Star
Google News - over 5 years
The concert also features Firehouse, Steelheart and Kip Winger of Winger. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 the day of the show. The outdoor concert takes place at the German American Social Club, 2101 SW Pine Island Road, Cape Coral
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Kip Winger
  • 2013
    Age 51
    He was featured in an episode of the American TV show "Pawn Stars" in May 2013 as helping the host, Rick Harrison, through Rock Fantasy Camp.
    More Details Hide Details In the early 1990s, the Jackson Guitar Company made a Kip Winger Signature Bass. During the late 1980s Winger dated the actress Rachel Hunter. His first wife Beatrice Richter, whom he married in 1991, died in a car accident in November 1996.
  • 2009
    Age 47
    In 2009, Winger recorded their fifth studio album, Karma, which was hailed as their best record.
    More Details Hide Details The band toured the US, Europe and South America. Following the release of From the Moon to the Sun, Winger studied with Michael Kurek and composed a thirty-minute symphonic piece, "Ghosts", written for strings, piano and harp for a ballet commission. A world premiere with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra on November 14–15, 2009 has been confirmed. Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon created the ballet "Ghosts", which premiered at the San Francisco Ballet on February 9, 2010, with set design by Laura Jellinek, lighting design by M.L. Geiger and costume design by Mark Zappone. Winger was nominated for an Isadora Duncan Award for Excellence in Music. The ballet was a hit and was brought back for a second season in 2010. Winger then composed a four-part work entitled "Conversations with Nijinsky", intended to celebrate the life of ballet dancer and choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky. A recording of the piece performed by the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra on the album C.F. Kip Winger: Conversations with Nijinsky reached the top of the traditional classical category on the Billboard music charts.
  • 2007
    Age 45
    During this tour, Winger recorded Winger Live which was released on CD and DVD in 2007.
    More Details Hide Details It was also confirmed that an anthology of rare tracks and early recordings, Demo Anthology (2007) would be released, as well as an autographed limited edition album, Seventeen: The Demos, where only 300 copies were made.
  • 2006
    Age 44
    In September 2006, it was announced that Winger would be reformed, with the Pull era line-up, to record the band's fourth studio album, IV, and to go on tour to support it.
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  • 2004
    Age 42
    He married Paula DeTullio in July 2004.
    More Details Hide Details They currently reside in Nashville, Tennessee. Alice Cooper Winger Blackwood Creek Solo Other contributions Tributes
  • 2002
    Age 40
    In 2002 Winger moved to Nashville, Tennessee and began working on his fourth solo record, From the Moon to the Sun (2008), which he co-produced with Cenk Eroglu.
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  • 1996
    Age 34
    Tragedy struck Winger in November 1996 when his first wife, Beatrice, was killed in an automobile accident.
    More Details Hide Details He worked and recorded three solo records in Santa Fe, New Mexico: This Conversation Seems Like a Dream, Down Incognito and Songs from the Ocean Floor.
  • 1987
    Age 25
    After making two albums with Cooper, Winger left in March 1987 to focus on his own band.
    More Details Hide Details Winger returned to New York to work on songs with Reb Beach. They were joined by drummer Rod Morgenstein and keyboard player Paul Taylor. They initially performed under the name Sahara, but eventually changed their name to Winger, at Alice Cooper's suggestion. The band Winger released three albums (Winger (1988), In the Heart of the Young (1990), and Pull (1993) before moving on to solo careers. Kip Winger then moved to New Mexico to work on his solo career, and study with Richard Hermann at the University of New Mexico.
  • 1985
    Age 23
    In 1985, Winger joined Alice Cooper's band.
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  • 1984
    Age 22
    Kip Winger's first commercial break came in 1984, when he co-wrote a song for Kix's third album, Midnite Dynamite.
    More Details Hide Details During that time he was working closely with the record producer Beau Hill, recording bass and vocals on various records. While Reb Beach was working on Fiona Flanagan's Beyond the Pale record at Atlantic, Winger and Beach were introduced to each other and later began recording demos.
  • 1980
    Age 18
    He grew up playing in a band named Blackwood Creek, with his brothers Nate and Paul plus friend Peter Fletcher (formerly in Pigmy Love Circus). Blackwood Creek broke up in 1980.
    More Details Hide Details Kip, his brothers, and Fletcher also played the Denver area bar scene while calling themselves Colorado. At age 16, Winger began studying classical music after hearing the works of composers such as Debussy, Ravel, and Stravinsky in ballet class. At that time he sent a demo tape to Alan Parsons, from whom he received a personal reply. Years later, when Winger was chosen to be the lead singer of The Alan Parsons Live Project, he presented Parsons with that letter from 30 years prior. In 1982, he studied with Sam Guarnaccia in Denver then moved to New York City and waited tables while studying composition with Edgar Grana.
  • 1961
    Born on June 21, 1961.
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