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  • Country fan 'very grave' after alleged assault at concert

    A 55-year-old fan was assaulted by a teenage boy at a Hank Williams Jr. country music concert in suburban Detroit and he might not survive, police said. A 15-year-old shoved the victim in the concourse area of DTE Energy Music Theatre , where he struck...
  • INTERVIEW-Saxophonist Dickson plays classics, pop and saves lives too

    * Amy Dickson started playing sax at age six - on a chair * Repertoire ranges from pop to pieces by Glass, Tavener * Helped save three swimmers while a lifeguard in Australia By Francis Maguire LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - After winning a Classic BRIT...
  • Talking to Kyle Abraham about his Dancing Festival commission

    Talking to  Kyle Abraham about his Dancing Festival commission
    "You get some news, and then it's like: OK, all right—it's a new idea, a new thing," says choreographer Kyle Abraham, talking about the turn of events that inspired his Hubbard Street world premiere, commissioned by the Chicago Dancing Festival....
  • An 'Endless Summer' for artist John Van Hamersveld

     An 'Endless Summer' for artist John Van Hamersveld
    John Van Hamersveld designed the famous album jacket for the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main St." Forty-two years later, he's embedded on Main Street. Main Street in Huntington Beach, that is. Last month, the Southern California graphic artist was...
  • Dr. John infuses Louis Armstrong tribute album with 'Spirit of Satch'

    Dr. John infuses Louis Armstrong tribute album with 'Spirit of Satch'
    Tribute albums come and go, but it's a real rarity that can snap a listener to attention like Dr. John's new salute to jazz founding father Louis Armstrong. From the opening notes of "Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch," arriving Tuesday, it's...
  • Jeff Bridges embraces the music whenever it hits him

    Jeff Bridges embraces the music whenever it hits him
    Maybe I just want to hear it this way, but when I answer the phone to, “Hi there, Matt. Jeff Bridges here,” I feel remarkably at ease. With a simple, friendly greeting, the veteran actor, who performs with his band the Abiders on Friday, Aug....
  • Shakira's hit song ripped off Dominican artist: N.Y. judge

    By Andrew Chung NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - A federal judge has found that a hit 2010 song by Colombian pop star Shakira copied a Dominican songwriter's work. U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in a ruling in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday...
  • The Valley Line: Descanso's summer jazz series winds down; Michael Feinstein conducts Pasadena Pops Orchestra

    The Valley Line: Descanso's summer jazz series winds down; Michael Feinstein conducts Pasadena Pops Orchestra
    This past week our hills (the San Gabriel Mountains) have been alive with music. It has been a beautiful musicscape, I might add. Last Thursday, jazz artist Louie Beltran had the crowd clapping, singing and dancing at Descanso Gardens' Music on the Main...
  • Beach Day: New album an exciting collection of retro echoes

    Beach Day: New album an exciting collection of retro echoes
    There is no mistaking Hollywood-based, indie-rock duo Kimmy Drake and Skylar Black’s affection for sunny fun at the shore: Onstage they call themselves Beach Day. And while their second album, “Native Echoes,” due out on Kanine...
  • NFL Sought Potential Payment From Super Bowl Halftime Show Musicians - Report

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The National Football League has in some cases inquired about the possibility of having the musicians who might play the halftime show for Super Bowl XLIX pay for the privilege of doing so, according to a report in The Wall...
  • Newberry goes for Baroque in 2014-15

    Newberry goes for Baroque in 2014-15
    The Newberry Consort, Chicago’s flagship early music ensemble, will present three programs for its 2014-15 season. Co-directors David Douglass, violin, and Ellen Hargis, soprano, will be joined by guest instrumentalists and singers for the first...