It's hard to believe that 2014 is really coming to an end in just a matter of hours and what a year it has been for the Blimp!

As we turn the page to 2015, we can reflect on the top five stories from the Blimp in 2014 While the Blimp has always been first and foremost about the music that Blimpsters truly love, some of the stories that moved us the most in 2014 also dealt with the healing power of music, public safety and new meaning for two best friends forever.

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In what was the last big concert of the the year, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band and the J. Geils Band played to a packed house at the Cross Insurance Centre in Bangor. The crowd's unbridled enthusiasm for Seger showed once again that rock and roll never forgets.

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Gabbie and Alice, two girls from Waterville who have been best friends forever, raised $20,000 in cash for the food pantry at their school instead of receiving presents for their 8th birthdays. They also appeared on The Ellen Show.

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In honor of the victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing, Joe Perry and Steven Tyler teamed with The Southern California Children’s Chorus to perform “Dream On.”

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This story came from a police warning that was issued last spring in Ohio after police found that stick figure family pictures displayed on automobiles actually gives out too much information about families making them more vulnerable to thieves and predators.

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In January, Trigger Hippy visited the WBLM Studio before their roof-raising Portland debut at Port City Music Hall!  The band which features Black Crowes drummer, Steve Gorman, Black Crowes guitarist, Jackie Greene and multi-platinum recording artist, Joan Osborne also performed one of their songs in the Blimp studio for Guru.

Happy New Year, Blimpville!