Concerts

May 08, 2017 - 7:57 pm
MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — Rapper Snoop Dogg says he wants to create a music festival in his father's home town so he can perform in Mississippi. The McComb Enterprise-Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/2pe7x3T ) that the rapper born Calvin Broadus stopped in Magnolia on his way to the New Orleans Jazz...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Jay Z performs during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. The Meadows Music and Arts Festival announced May 8, 2017, that Jay Z would headline the second edition of the New York concert in September. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 08, 2017 - 9:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z is set to headline another music festival. The rapper is the top-billed act for this September's Meadows Music and Arts Festival in New York. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Gorillaz are also listed atop the lineup. Future, Nas, Weezer and LL Cool J are among other notable acts...
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Col. Bruce Hampton performs at "Hampton 70," his all-star jam celebration of his 70th birthday Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Hampton, a musician, died after collapsing on stage at the end of the the star-studded birthday concert in his honor, authorities said. (Melissa Ruggieri/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 5:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Col. Bruce Hampton slowly fell to his knees during the finale of his star-studded birthday concert, fans and musicians alike thought it was another one of his quirky performance acts. Fourteen-year-old guitar phenom Brandon "Taz" Niederauer tore into a blistering solo as the 70-...
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Col. Bruce Hampton performs at "Hampton 70," his all-star jam celebration of his 70th birthday Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Hampton, a musician, died after collapsing on stage at the end of the the star-studded birthday concert in his honor, authorities said. (Melissa Ruggieri/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 4:36 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Col. Bruce Hampton slowly fell to his knees during the finale of his star-studded birthday concert, fans and musicians alike thought it was another one of his quirky performance acts. Fourteen-year-old guitar phenom Brandon "Taz" Niederauer tore into a blistering solo as the 70-...
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Col. Bruce Hampton performs at "Hampton 70," his all-star jam celebration of his 70th birthday Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Hampton, a musician, died after collapsing on stage at the end of the the star-studded birthday concert in his honor, authorities said. (Melissa Ruggieri/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 2:19 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Col. Bruce Hampton slowly fell to his knees during the finale of his star-studded birthday concert, fans and musicians alike thought it was another one of his quirky performance acts. Fourteen-year-old guitar phenom Brandon "Taz" Niederauer tore into a blistering solo as the 70-...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 1964, file photo, the Beatles perform on the CBS "Ed Sullivan Show" in New York. Sirius announced Tuesday, May 2, 2017, that it is achieving a long-sought dream with its own Beatles channel, starting on May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/File)
May 02, 2017 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — SiriusXM satellite radio said Tuesday it will debut a channel devoted to the Beatles later this month, achieving a long-sought dream to highlight the music of the pop legends. The Beatles Channel launches May 18, a week before the band's newest archival project is released: a box...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 1964, file photo, the Beatles perform on the CBS "Ed Sullivan Show" in New York. Sirius announced Tuesday, May 2, 2017, that it is achieving a long-sought dream with its own Beatles channel, starting on May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/File)
May 02, 2017 - 8:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — SiriusXM satellite radio said Tuesday it will debut a channel devoted to the Beatles later this month, achieving a long-sought dream to highlight the music of the pop music legends. The Beatles Channel launches May 18, a week before the band's newest archival project is released: a...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2017 file photo, Ja Rule attends City Harvest's 23rd Annual Gala, "An Evening of Practical Magic" in New York. Organizers of the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, produced by a partnership that includes rapper Ja Rule, have canceled the weekend event at the last minute Friday after many people had already arrived and spent thousands of dollars on tickets and travel. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
April 28, 2017 - 7:44 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Organizers of a much-hyped music festival in the Bahamas canceled the weekend event at the last minute Friday after many people had already arrived and spent thousands of dollars on tickets and travel. Fyre Festival organizers announced the cancellation of what they previously billed...
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FILE - In this May 31, 1992 file photo, director Jonathan Demme, left, holds his award for best director, actress Jodie Foster holds her award for best actress, and actor Anthony Hopkins holds his award for best actor for their work on "Silence of the Lambs," at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Demme died, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from complications from esophageal cancer in New York. He was 73. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
April 26, 2017 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Through Jonathan Demme's freewheeling filmmaking life sounded a steady rock 'n' roll beat. Music was his first love and his first credit. Long before he was an Oscar-winning director, he was music coordinator for a little-seen 1970 thriller called "Sudden Terror." And Demme's death...
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FILE - In this May 31, 1992 file photo, director Jonathan Demme, left, holds his award for best director, actress Jodie Foster holds her award for best actress, and actor Anthony Hopkins holds his award for best actor for their work on "Silence of the Lambs," at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Demme died, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from complications from esophageal cancer in New York. He was 73. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
April 26, 2017 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Demme, the eclectic, ever-enthusiastic filmmaker behind the Oscar winners "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," and the director of one of the most seminal concert films ever made, the Talking Heads' "Stop Making Sense," has died. He was 73. Demme's publicist,...
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