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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares person of the year. A Tuesday news release says the 10-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will be honored at the foundation's 25th anniversary tribute Feb. 6 in Los Angeles, two days before the Grammys. Norah...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Bell wants a do-over in Washington. The Grammy-winning violinist played for spare change in a D.C. Metro station during a 2007 experiment with The Washington Post, and almost no one paid attention. It made for a good magazine story that won the Pulitzer...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares person of the year. A Tuesday news release says the 10-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter will be honored at the foundation's 25th anniversary tribute Feb. 6 in Los Angeles, two days before the Grammys...
NEW YORK (AP) — Forty-one years after Blondie hit the music scene, frontwoman Debbie Harry is looking back — but not through her music. Instead, band co-founder Chris Stein is offering an insider's view with a show of photographs that he began shooting before Blondie was formed...
NEW YORK (AP) — Besides terminal unhipness, the band Tennis has a practical reason to regret taking its name from an inside joke between founding couple Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley. "It's hard to have a name that no one can Google," said Riley, who has his own search engine...
CHICAGO (AP) — Mavis Staples is getting the tribute treatment. An all-star lineup of musicians including Gregg Allman, Aaron Neville, Taj Mahal, Eric Church, Michael McDonald, Patty Griffin and more will salute Staples during the I'll Take You There - Celebrating 75 Years of...
CHICAGO (AP) — Mavis Staples is getting the tribute treatment. An all-star lineup of musicians including Gregg Allman, Aaron Neville, Taj Mahal, Eric Church, Michael McDonald, Patty Griffin and more will salute Staples during the I'll Take You There - Celebrating 75 Years of...
NEW YORK (AP) — After a summer of uncertainty, the sounds of discord gave way to joyful music-making as the Metropolitan Opera opened its season Monday night with a sparkling new production of Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro." Just two months ago, it looked as though the season...
NEW YORK (AP) — For Ildar Abdrazakov, this may go down as the biggest opening night that almost didn't happen. Not that the Russian bass-baritone is exactly unknown at the Metropolitan Opera, where he has headlined productions from Verdi's "Attila" to last season's "Prince Igor...