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June 06, 2018 - 4:41 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jimmy Gonzalez, the frontman for the Grammy-winning Tejano (tay-HAH'-noh) group Jimmy Gonzalez y Grupo Mazz (ee GROO'-poh MAHS), has died in Texas after becoming ill. He was 67. A promoter for the group's label, Freddie Records , says Gonzalez died Wednesday morning in San...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2017, file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs during the Invictus Games closing ceremony in Toronto. Springsteen will be the special guest in Asbury Park, N.J., on June 18, 2018, at the Asbury Lanes concert to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
June 05, 2018 - 10:39 am
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen will perform at a refurbished 1960s bowling alley-turned music venue in the New Jersey shore town he has immortalized in songs. Springsteen will be the special guest in Asbury Park on June 18 at the Asbury Lanes concert to benefit the Boys & Girls Club...
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June 05, 2018 - 8:40 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood, Shawn Mendes, Mariah Carey and Imagine Dragons are among the acts that will play the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas this summer. The festival announced the performers on Tuesday. Jack White, Jason Aldean, Sam Smith and Rae Sremmurd...
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June 05, 2018 - 7:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Ariana Grande says she has been struggling with some symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder following last year's suicide bomb attack at the end of her concert at Manchester Arena. The 24-year-old pop star told British Vogue she does not like to talk about her experiences because...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2001 file photo, Clarence Fountain, founder of the Grammy-winning gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama, appears before a show in San Francisco. Fountain died Sunday, June 3, 2018, in a hospital in Baton Rouge, La. He was 88. (AP Photo/Justin Sullivan, File)
June 04, 2018 - 6:34 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A founding member of the Grammy-winning gospel group the Blind Boys of Alabama has died. Clarence Fountain was 88. Fountain died Sunday in a hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he had been taken Friday, manager Charles Driebe of Atlanta said in an email Monday. The...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2012 file photo, Metropolitan Opera's Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi appears at the final dress rehearsal of Jules Massenet's "Manon," at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Luisi has been hired as music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra starting with the 2020-21 season. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 04, 2018 - 4:08 pm
Fabio Luisi has been hired as music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra starting with the 2020-21 season. The 59-year-old Italian will conduct a concert next spring and become music director designate for the 2019-20 season, the orchestra said Monday. He agreed to a contract through the 2023-...
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June 03, 2018 - 4:18 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Concert ticketing service Ticketfly says it's working to get its system back online after a data breach leaked users' personal information and disrupted services at live music venues. The San Francisco firm's parent company, Eventbrite, said Sunday it's working with outside...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, Keith Cozart, known as Chief Keef, appears at Minnehaha County Court in Sioux Falls, S.D. Authorities say a shot was fired at a New York hotel early Saturday morning, June 2, 2018, near Chief Keef, but the Chicago rapper wasn't hit. A message left with Chief Keef's agent Ira Goldenring seeking comment or further details was not immediately returned. (Joe Ahlquist/The Argus Leader via AP, File)
June 02, 2018 - 8:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a shot was fired at a New York City hotel near Chief Keef, but the Chicago rapper wasn't hit. New York police say the shot was fired outside the W Hotel in midtown Manhattan around 4:40 a.m. Saturday. They couldn't say whether 22-year-old Chief Keef, whose real name...
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In this Sunday, June 9, 2013 photo, Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater performs with the Chicago Blues Old School, New Millennium, during the Chicago Blues Festival at the Petrillo Music Shell, in Grant Park, in downtown Chicago. Bluesman Clearwater, lauded for his guitar playing and flamboyant showmanship, has died of heart failure. Alligator Records announced Clearwater, 83, died Friday, June 1, 2018, in Skokie, Ill. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune via AP)
June 01, 2018 - 10:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago bluesman Eddy Clearwater, lauded for his guitar playing and flamboyant showmanship, has died of heart failure. Alligator Records announced Clearwater, 83, died Friday in Skokie, Illinois. Known as "The Chief," Clearwater was born Edward Harrington in Macon, Mississippi. A...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2018 file photo, Darius Rucker performs on NBC's Today show at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. Country singers Rucker and Kane Brown are sharing a chart record as the first two solo acts who are also minorities to follow each other with No. 1 country songs in the 28-year history of the Billboard Country Airplay chart. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
June 01, 2018 - 12:56 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Darius Rucker and Kane Brown are sharing a chart record as the first two solo acts who are also minorities to follow each other with No. 1 country songs in the 28-year history of the Billboard Country Airplay chart. According to Billboard, Brown, who is biracial, had a two-...
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