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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three performers at last year's Route 91 Harvest Festival where a gunman opened fire on fans will perform a tribute at this year's Grammy Awards to honor victims killed at live music events this past year. Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne,...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The former bassist of the rock band The Ataris awaits arraignment after he and a woman were indicted on federal conspiracy and fraud charges. Michael Sean Davenport was arrested last month at a Little Rock, Arkansas, airport on a warrant issued by a...
They Might Be Giants, "I Like Fun" (Idlewild Recordings) They Might Be Giants have a spring in their step on "I Like Fun," their 20th studio album. As is often the case, their gait is of the kind endorsed by Monty Python's Ministry of Silly Walks, with a special dispensation...
NEW YORK (AP) — In an art form dominated by men, a small organization run by four women is transforming opera with cutting-edge work. The Prototype Festival is presenting its sixth edition this month in venues around New York. Two years ago it premiered Du Yun's "Angel's Bone,"...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts say a Maine police officer was arrested because she acted unruly at a concert and refused to leave. Worcester police arrested 26-year-old Portland officer Zahra Munye Abu on Saturday night. They say she caused the disturbance...
Craig David, "The Time Is Now" (RCA) If the name Craig David sounds vaguely familiar, congratulations — you're officially old. David was the British pop prodigy who at the turn of the millennium had the infectious hits "Fill Me In" and "7 Days." Remember "Hot in Herre" by Nelly...
John Gorka, "True In Time" (Red House) The past is present on "True In Time." John Gorka digs into his songwriting archives for several tunes, including two he had lost, and the title cut was inspired in part by a 1970s Paul Simon song. But the topics Gorka covers — love,...
On May 4, 1959, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Gene Autry and other musical luminaries sat down to formal dinners and golden statues in Los Angeles and New York simultaneously for the very first Grammy Awards. "As I recall, no one objected to dressing black-tie back then,...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire and Modest Mouse lead the lineup for the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, along with Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Houndmouth and The War on Drugs. The July 13-15 music festival held on Waterfront Park on the banks...