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Music Industry

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  • National anthem can be a perilous fight for singers

    O say can you see, by the dawn's early light… That light painfully dawns on a screeching rock star attempting to recapture lost glory, a scruffy folk singer torturously immortalizing his mandolin, a hip quartet desperately trying to create a...
  • Interview: Brett Eldredge's path from Paris cornfields to Nashville star

    Interview: Brett Eldredge's path from Paris cornfields to Nashville star
    The small town of Paris, Ill., is the birthplace of Carl Switzer, the late actor who played the iconic Alfalfa in the “Little Rascals” series, and Brett Eldredge, the country music singer whose singles “Don’t Ya” and “...
  • Boxed set of Mahler recordings, 1903-1940, essential for composer's fans

    Boxed set of Mahler recordings, 1903-1940, essential for composer's fans
    Every July 7 -- Gustav Mahler's birthday -- I try to set aside some time for listening to his music, which has long been an essential part of my life. As I've written before, the experience of encountering Mahler for the first time changed everything...
  • Review: Paul McCartney rebounds at United Center

    Review: Paul McCartney rebounds at United Center
    Let’s start with the undeniable: At eight years older than that fellow who needs to be fed in “When I’m Sixty-Four,” Paul McCartney is not supposed to be able to do what he’s been doing, such as Wednesday night at the...
  • Ringo Starr's 74th birthday rocks peace, love and fundraising

    Ringo Starr's 74th birthday rocks peace, love and fundraising
    For years, Ringo Starr has used the occasion of his birthday to urge fans to flash the peace symbol and say the words "Peace and love" at noon wherever they happen to be in the world. The former Beatle upped the ante for his 74th birthday party this...
  • Taylor Swift Writes Op-Ed on the Music Biz: 'Music Should Not be Free'

    Taylor Swift has taken to the Wall Street Journal to pen an op-ed, discussing the music industry at large and its future from the perspective of one of its most popular songstresses. In the piece, Swift criticizes musicians who make decisions that...
  • Compton reassesses native son Dr. Dre, a newly minted billionaire

    Compton reassesses native son Dr. Dre, a newly minted billionaire
    Every fall, economics teacher Louis Stewart puts aside the textbooks and gives his students at Centennial High School in Compton a lesson in Dr. Dre 101. He pulls out the Forbes magazine list of America's richest celebrities and points to Dr. Dre, who...
  • Comedy 'June Moon' Just Swell At Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Comedy 'June Moon' Just Swell At Williamstown Theatre Festival
    The show: "June Moon" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass. What makes it special?: It's the first main stage show of the 60th season of the famed summer theater in the Berkshires — and a production of a rarely-produced...
  • Urban Music Fest headed to CFE Arena in Orlando

    Urban Music Fest headed to CFE Arena in Orlando
    R&B star Anthony Hamilton will be the featured attraction at the Urban Music Fest, a multi-act show set for Aug. 22 at the CFE Arena at the University of Central Florida. Pre-sale tickets are available today through 10 p.m. with the pre-sale code...
  • Selena Gomez And A Slew Of A-List Stars To Attend Italy's Ischia Global Fest

    ROME - Selena Gomez, Jessica Chastain, Freida Pinto, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Omar Sy, Sullivan Stapleton, Leo Howard, and Lena Headey are among expected attendees at Italy's Ischia Global Film and Music Festival, the informal event on the Italo isle in the...
  • Beethoven Festival, CCM must rethink their mission to survive

    Beethoven Festival, CCM must rethink their mission to survive
    While funding woes are the root of the problems recently afflicting two esteemed Chicago musical institutions, the Beethoven Festival and the Chicago Chamber Musicians (CCM), there's another way of looking at those problems. The former organization...