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NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Gillian Welch, Dawes, Robyn Hitchcock and others closed out the Newport Folk Festival with a celebration of Bob Dylan and the moment he went electric there 50 years ago. The lineup was secret until the musicians took the stage Sunday. Al Kooper, who...
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish police say they briefly held U.S. rapper Snoop Dogg on suspicion of drug use after he performed a concert near Stockholm. National police spokesman Fredrik Wallen says a police patrol in the city of Uppsala, north of the capital, stopped a car in which...
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish police say they briefly held U.S. rapper Snoop Dogg on suspicion of drug use after he performed a concert near Stockholm. National police spokesman Fredrik Wallen says a police patrol in the city of Uppsala, north of the capital, stopped a car in which...
NEW YORK (AP) — Miles Davis wasn't even listed in the program book when he appeared for the first time at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1955, but he made his presence felt with a career-reviving performance. This year's program book is Miles-centric as the festival, which begins...
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Newport Folk Festival wraps up its third day with a celebration of Bob Dylan and the moment he went electric at the festival 50 years ago. A secret lineup of around a dozen musicians is planned to close out the festival on Sunday. The audience will not...
BERLIN (AP) — Bayreuth's annual opera festival is kicking off with a new production of Richard Wagner's "Tristan and Isolde" by the composer's great-granddaughter, festival director Katharina Wagner. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband, Joachim Sauer, were among the...
The guitar that Bob Dylan used to go electric at the Newport Folk Festival 50 years ago is back in Newport. "Dylan's guitar is home," festival producer Jay Sweet said through a spokeswoman Friday, the opening day of this year's three-day outdoor festival. Dylan used the Fender...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have launched an investigation after hip-hop heavyweight Grandmaster Flash's car was given away at a Manhattan parking garage. A New York Police Department spokesman says Friday that the incident happened July 16 around 7:30 p.m. Police say...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just because Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are getting divorced doesn't mean they can't have some fun on social media. The country stars, who announced the end of their marriage earlier this week, shared friendly banter on Twitter Friday, even joking about...