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BEIRUT: Lebanon is replete with international music events, many of them suffering from the simmering security crisis in the country and the region.
Queen guitarist Brian May says that more unreleased music from the band's late frontman Freddie Mercury has been found, perhaps enough for an album, although he says he's nervous about claiming a full CD's worth of songs.
With their engaging original songs and high energy, The New Christy Minstrels - founded by Randy Sparks who heads up the group today - burst onto the American folk music scene in 1962.
A host of musicians headed by Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant on Tuesday night celebrated the life and work of Bert Jansch, the late Scottish guitarist who influenced generations of players from Neil Young to Johnny Marr with his stew of blues, folk and jazz.
Just when I thought All was lost, you changed my mind. You gave me hope And showed me that we could learn to share in time.
The Wisconsin state Assembly plans to vote on delays affecting health insurance coverage of more than 150,000 Medicaid recipients.
What's wrong with Llewyn Davis? He's got the goods, as his soulful rendering of "Hang Me, Oh Hang Me" makes plain early in the Coen Brothers' 1960s folk-era film, which believes in its main character most whenever he's singing .
Devendra Banhart just released a bizarrely awesome animated video for his new single "Taurobolium," off his latest album, Mala .
An out-of-this-world sex scene invoking stars, supernovas and statisticians has won U.S.-based writer Manil Suri the un-coveted Bad Sex in Fiction Award.
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When Dar Williams released her debut album, The Honesty Room , in 1994, she was pretty sure any career she might have would come from writing books about natural food stores.
NEW YORK -- At the start of Monday night's IFP Gotham Independent Awards, host Nick Kroll made an inside "Inside Llewyn Davis" joke.
Billy Connolly said that the Clutha would always have a special place in his heart today as he visited the pub to pay his respects to the victims of the helicopter crash.
If you peruse the news on any given day, the farm bill/food stamp debate produces two general impressions: Republicans are heartless turkey thieves; Democrats are spendthrift welfare caterers.
Presented by John Sebastian, the lead singer of The Lovin' Spoonful , Folk Rewind features a treasure trove of historical footage that has not been seen in more than four decades, plus new performances by artists who are still appearing in concert today.
In ancient times, wreaths represented joy, triumph and honor. Persian, Roman and Greek cultures all used wreaths as a sign of importance and victory.