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5 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Michael Tilson Thomas's 20th San Francisco Symphony season

One recent sun-drenched morning, music poured from the windows of a stately home with a million-dollar view of the bay.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | RollingStone

Electric Zoo Festival Canceled Due to Severe Weather

The Electric Zoo Festival at Randall's Island, New York was cut short August 31 after organizers canceled the EDM fest because of dangerous weather.

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13 hrs ago | RollingStone

Arcade Fire End Tour With Triumphant Wolf Parade Cover

Arcade Fire wrapped up the final North American leg of their Reflektor tour and with it, those well curated geographically themed cover songs for nearly every stop with a hometown gig at Montreal, Quebec's Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 30. With a multitude of great Montreal artists to choose from -- Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Grimes, Voivod and ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Arcade Fire, Alternative-Rock, Canada, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Chula Vista, CA, Vista, CA, Entertainment

16 hrs ago | ETonline

Amber Rose Twerks in Celebration for Wiz Khalifa

Amber Rose is congratulating her husband Wiz Khalifa with a little twerk. Wiz Khalifa's new album Blacc Hollywoo d debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

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Related Topix: Wiz Khalifa, Hip-Hop, Entertainment

20 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Jason Mraz says dream duet is with Weird Al Yankovic

For his fifth album, sunny singer-songwriter Jason Mraz wanted to make a record with "a fairly low budget and no hype," he says.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Jason Mraz, Dallas, TX, Theater, Arts, Weird, Entertainment

23 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Rodney Atkins returns home to headline the Boomsday after partyRodney ...

Rodney Atkins returns home to headline the Boomsday after party Rodney Atkins came back home to play a show he has wanted to play his whole life.

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Related Topix: Tazewell, TN, Entertainment

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Made in America Festival makes debut at downtown L.A.'s Grand Park

Maryel Ceballos, 29, of Los Angeles, holds up an American flag in front of City Hall.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Science / Technology, Space, Los Angeles County, CA, Indio, CA, Entertainment

St. Cloud Times

Talk About It: 'Pop' shouldn't be a bad wordTalk About It: 'Pop'...

Talk About It: 'Pop' shouldn't be a bad word It's simple but true: People like what they like, and that's OK Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/entertainment/music/2014/08/30/talk-pop-bad-word/14877107/ Michael Jackson performs with Britney Spears during the Michael Jackson "30th Anniversary Celebration, The Solo ... (more)

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Related Topix: Eric Clapton, Blues, Entertainment

Los Angeles Times

Music community starts challenge campaign benefiting MusiCares

Singer-songwriter-producer Joe Henry chose Thelonious Monk's "Criss-Cross" album for his post to the MusiCares challenge to help musicians in need.

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Related Topix: Thelonious Monk, Jazz, Entertainment

RollingStone

Glenn Cornick, Original Jethro Tull Bassist, Dead at 67

Glenn Cornick, the original bassist for Jethro Tull , passed away August 29 at his home in Hilo, Hawaii.

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RollingStone

Arcade Fire Cover Bo Diddley in Chicago and Toronto

Arcade Fire added a little twist to those geographically inspired covers they've been peppering into the encores of their current Reflektor tour, playing the same song in two cities but for different reasons.

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RollingStone

Watch the New Trailer for Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic' Documentary

Earlier this year, Nas celebrated the 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking debut LP Illmatic with a double-disc reissue and a documentary titled Nas: Time Is Illmatic that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival back in April .

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Related Topix: Rap, Nas, Black Entertainment, Rochester, NY, Albany, NY, Entertainment

RollingStone

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Ramones Album?

After the recent death of Tommy Ramone , there no longer any surviving members of the original Ramones .

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Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Entertainment

ETonline

5 Seconds of Summer's Calum Hood Admits to Naked Photos

Just because it's on Snapchat doesn't mean it's safe, and 5 Seconds of Summer bassist Calum Hood learned that the hard way when he snapped a revealing, naked video that was reposted to Vine and is now making its way around the Internet.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

RollingStone

Album Sales Hit Historic Low, Falling Below Four Million Total Units Sold

The record industry has just had its worst week in decades. For the first time since Nielsen SoundScan began keeping track in 1991, album sales failed to reach the four-million-sold mark this week, totaling just 3.97 million.

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New York Daily News

Rappers record 'Don't Shoot' to benefit Michael Brown

A group of rappers including the Game, Diddy and 2 Chains recorded the single 'Dont Shoot' about the police shooting of Michael Brown.

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Related Topix: The Game, Rap, Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, Black Entertainment, Public Enemy, Entertainment

RollingStone

Led Zeppelin Preview 'IV' Reissue With Teaser of Unreleased 'Black Dog'

Led Zeppelin have previewed their upcoming reissues with a teaser of a previously unreleased version of Led Zeppelin IV 's lead track, "Black Dog."

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Related Topix: Led Zeppelin, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

The Hartford Courant

Ray Gonzalez Keeps Bar High For Latin, Salsa Fest

It takes Hartford trumpeter and bandleader Ray Gonzalez 10 months out of every year to organize the festival that bears his name.

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Related Topix: Music!, Salsa, Hartford, CT, Hernandez, NM, Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

Journal and Courier

Lafayette Citizens Band bids season a musical farewellLafayette...

Lafayette Citizens Band bids season a musical farewell Next Monday, say farewell to one of the highlights of the summer in Lafayette.

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The Village Voice

The Internet Couldn't Kill Brad Paisley, and That's a Good Thing

One of the many things off about "Accidental Racist" was its thudding bluntness.

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Related Topix: Country, Brad Paisley, Entertainment

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