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14 min ago | Seattle Weekly
It's boundless in nature, yet tethered to the place where it's written. With her beautiful new bluegrass album, For Gerrard-born in Seattle, raised in California, and now based in Durham, N.C.-music was always a family member.
4 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire
Belterra Casino Resort will host a performance by iconic entertainer Tony Bennett 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, in the CenterStage Showroom. Tickets can purchased at Belterra's my choice Center and online at www.ticketmaster.com .
8 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Tibor Rudas, an impresario who once booked Luciano Pavarotti into a circus tent in Atlantic City and packed Dodger Stadium for a performance by the Three Tenors, died Sept. 8 at his home in Santa Monica, Calif.
12 hrs ago | RollingStone
Contrary to rumors that Tim Dog faked his own death in February 2013, Dateline NBC has concluded that the "Fuck Compton" rapper is dead . Speculation arose when a prosecutor representing a Mississippi woman he defrauded issued an arrest warrant for the rapper and reports that he had been living with his wife and daughter in a new home came up.
12 hrs ago | RollingStone
Less than a week after CBS elected not to air a performance by Rihanna during Thursday Night Football , the singer has fired back at the network on Twitter. The network chose to postpone the pop star's musical opening last week a performance of "Run This Town," TMZ reports in light of the Ray Rice domestic-abuse scandal , as it would have played during a game by Rice's old team, the Baltimore Ravens, and Rihanna was the victim of Chris Brown 's assault in 2009.
15 hrs ago | Miami New Times
Lady Casa has 75,000 followers on Instagram, and largely owes her fame to it. Originally intending to be a physician's assistant, she quit her program at Nova Southeastern University in Davie and began dancing full-time at Miami clubs in 2011.
17 hrs ago | Ananova
Robin Thicke has revealed that he was high on painkillers and alcohol when Blurred Lines became a hit and was "jealous" of Pharrell Williams' contribution to producing the song. The R&B singer said in a deposition that he had been largely absent in 2013 when the song was written because he was under the influence of the drug Vicodin mixed with alcohol.
He announced Monday that he will make a six-city concert tour in North America this December, his first series of shows in the U.S. since the late 1970s conversion to Islam that put his music career on the shelf for a quarter-century. He's also releasing a blues album in October produced by Rick Rubin.
Ganz's dazzling and informed playing captured the essence of each piece while making every selection his own. For the program, he tackled works by Beethoven and Debussy that, in their day, turned the musical world 360a degrees in visionary dimensions of harmony, melody and structure.
Bob Crewe, co-writer of "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You," ''Big Girls Don't Cry" and many other pop hits, died last week. He was 83. Crewe's brother, Dan Crewe, said Monday in an email that the producer, songwriter and "Jersey Boys" lyricist died Sept.
Kanye West has high expectations from his fans at concerts. And if you can't meet them, he's going to need to know why.
It's been 29 years since Bob Dylan's offhanded comments about the plight of the American farmer at Live Aid sparked the inaugural Farm Aid concert, and in that time other music-based charity efforts like Self Aid, NetAid, Band Aid, Hear 'n Aid, Hands Across America, Live 8 and Live Earth have faded into the distant corners of our memory banks. Meanwhile, Farm Aid continues to grow and prosper, holding massive all-star shows every year and raising millions and millions for struggling family farms.
The title of The War on Drugs' latest album, released this past March, is "Lost in the Dream," fitting for a record and a moment in time that utterly enveloped the band's front man Adam Granduciel. The album's creation was an entirely exhausting experience for Granduciel.
Flanking a statue of daughter Amy Winehouse, Mitch and Janis Winehouse pose for a picture after the artwork was unveiled in London. Flanking a statue of daughter Amy Winehouse, Mitch and Janis Winehouse pose for a picture after the artwork was unveiled in London.
It's not news to say that rock 'n' roll is a pretty dangerous lifestyle. From plane crashes , drug overdoses , murders , freak accidents , and even stage mishaps , it makes sense that many musicians contemplate their own premature demise a little more often than most folks.
Wang Quan'an is the latest person to be caught up in a campaign by Chinese authorities which appears to be making examples of high profile figures accused of engaging in prostitution or using drugs. Wang was found with a suspected prostitute several days ago in a Beijing apartment and paid the woman 800 yuan for the service, police said in a statement.
Hangovers have provably set in for some attendees today and account for the fact you can stroll right into the festival. That said, many early birds continue to stake out close spots by key stages much earlier than yesterday.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:20 pm
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