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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the death of jazz clarinetist Pete Fountain of New Orleans at the age of 86 (all times local): 2:30 p.m. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is remembering clarinetist Pete Fountain as "an inspiring performer whose unmistakable sound" defines the...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a rail collapse ata New Jersey venue that injured 42 people (all times local): 2 p.m. The company that operates a New Jersey amphitheater where 42 people were hurt when a railing collapsed during a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert says it has...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Clarinetist Pete Fountain, whose Dixieland jazz virtuosity and irrepressible wit endeared him to his native New Orleans and earned him decades of national television fame, died Saturday of heart failure. He was 86. Benny Harrell, Fountain's son-in-law and...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Clarinetist Pete Fountain, whose recording of "Just a Closer Walk With Thee" became the unofficial anthem for traditional New Orleans jazz, has died. He was 86. Fountain's son-in-law and manager Benny Harrell said Fountain died Saturday morning of heart...
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say at least 10 people have been hurt after a railing collapsed during an outdoor concert by Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa in southern New Jersey. A partition separating concertgoers from the stage at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blues Traveler is postponing its tour because front man John Popper needs medical attention. The band announced Friday that several concerts have been canceled or other bands would fill in for them because Popper must undergo surgery. Popper says in a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Gregg Allman has canceled planned live shows until late October due to "serious health issues." In a statement released Friday, 68-year-old Allman says he's currently under his doctor's care at a facility. No further details were provided. Canceled performances...
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending August 4, 2016: Top Songs 1. Closer (feat. Halsey)The Chainsmokers 2. Setting the World on Fire (with P!nk) Kenny Chesney 3. Me Too, Meghan Trainor 4. CAN'T STOP THE FEELING! (Original Song From DreamWorks Animation's "Trolls"),...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tegan and Sara remember the unfiltered advice Neil Young and his manager gave them when they were signed to the rock icon's Vapor Records 16 years ago as budding 19-year-old singers. "There was a very poignant speech about 'you could go this way and you're taking...