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NEW YORK (AP) — Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago has checked into a rehabilitation center for drug and alcohol issues. His Pixies band mates Black Francis, David Lovering and Paz Lenchantin said in a statement Friday that Santiago will be in a rehab center for "at least 30 days."...
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police say an unoccupied vehicle associated with rapper and actor The Game was peppered with gunshots while parked outside a landmark Miami Beach hotel. Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez says the Mercedes-Benz SUV was hit with gunshots...
NEW YORK (AP) — A chorus of "Happy Birthday" is in order. The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center is 50. It opened on Sept. 16, 1966, with a performance of Samuel Barber's "Anthony and Cleopatra," starring Justino Diaz and Leontyne Price. An exhibition highlighting the 1966...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on plans for a family sanctioned tribute concert for the late rock superstar Prince (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Stevie Wonder and members of Prince's inner circle will highlight a family-sanctioned Prince tribute concert in St. Paul on Oct. 13...
LONDON (AP) — Grime musician Skepta won Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize on Thursday for his fourth album, "Konnichiwa." The Londoner — a star of the edgy, distinctly British hip-hop genre — beat finalists including the late David Bowie. Bowie had been bookies' favorite to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Vedder, Jackson Browne and Roseanne Cash will headline at New York's Beacon Theatre as part of the livestreamed Concert Across America to End Gun Violence . Organizers said Thursday it's one of the Sept. 25 events featuring more than 1,000 artists at 250...
NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Vedder, Jackson Browne and Roseanne Cash will headline at New York's Beacon Theatre as part of the livestreamed Concert Across America to End Gun Violence . Organizers said Thursday it's one of the Sept. 25 events featuring more than 1,000 artists at 250...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With their electrifying modern interpretation of classic soul music, St. Paul & The Broken Bones are a buzzed-about live band, even opening for the Rolling Stones on two dates last year. Dressed to the nines in wildly colored suits, sparkly shoes and...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The new host of "A Prairie Home Companion" has lined up musician Jack White and bassist Esperanza Spalding as among his first musical guests. Mandolin ace Chris Thile (THEEL'ee) takes over next month as host of the popular public radio variety show. Thile...