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NEW YORK (AP) — DJs Tiesto and Steve Angello have been added to the TomorrowWorld festival lineup in the fall. The festival announced Thursday that the EDM acts will join previously announced performers David Guetta, Afrojack and Martin Garrix, among others. TomorrowWorld will...
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Singer and movie star Jennifer Lopez has expressed excitement about kicking off Morocco's Mawazine music festival on Friday, while insisting she's still just the girl from the Bronx. "I'm excited for everyone to see my whole show and experience a Moroccan...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A university student by the name of Caetano Veloso struck up a conversation one day with a fellow student, a budding musician with a local TV gig. It was a chance encounter that helped change the face of Brazilian music and launched a friendship that has...
NEW YORK (AP) — Brian d'Arcy James throws some serious shade at William Shakespeare in the Tony-nominated musical "Something Rotten." And it has paid off, nicely. Playing the great Bard's fictional adversary in the comedy set in the 16th century has earned James his third Tony...
WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Noise complaints have put the future of a major Connecticut music venue in jeopardy. Wallingford's Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday night let stand a cease-and-desist order against the Oakdale Theatre, after complaints from neighbors that music from...
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — Police have alerted residents of a New Jersey township that Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will not be performing at a small pick-your-own strawberry farm. NJ.com reports ( http://bit.ly/1AymvkV ) the rock star and "American Idol" judge was listed on...
ATLANTA (AP) — Kanye West is bringing his talents to Atlanta's most popular hip-hop concert shows. WHTA, known locally as Hot 107.9, announced Wednesday that West will be one of the headliners at Birthday Bash 20 at Philips Arena on June 20. The Grammy-winning rapper will share...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Dixieland jazz band walked ahead of a slow black hearse and a crowd of thousands followed as the city of Memphis said farewell Wednesday to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street. The street whose name is virtually...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, has died at a Southern California hotel, a day after the band kicked off a five-night stint in the Los Angeles area. U2 frontman Bono posted a statement Wednesday on U2's website about Sheehan's death. "We've lost a...