Arts & Entertainment

Beatles album cover photographer Robert Freeman dies at 82

LONDON – Photographer Robert Freeman, who helped define the image of The Beatles with some of the band’s best-known album covers, has died aged 82. A statement on The Beatles’ official website...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Durango to host iconic singer-songwriter, guitarist Bruce Cockburn

When iconic Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist Bruce Cockburn takes the stage at Henry Strater Theatre on Nov. 16, he’ll be joined by his nephew, John Aaron Cockburn, a whole bunch of guitars...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Nashville sheriff reveals Johnny Cash was once deputized

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville’s sheriff said there’s proof that Johnny Cash was granted law enforcement authority four decades ago. At the Johnny Cash Museum this week, Nashville Sheriff Daron Hall...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Lizzo extends the writing credits for her hit ‘Truth Hurts’

NEW YORK – Lizzo is sharing writing credit on her hit song “Truth Hurts” with the creator behind the song’s signature line, but not with two other writers who claim they also contributed to the...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Eco-bluegrass comes to Absolute Bakery

The U.S. Forest Service’s own bluegrass band is joining in on Mancos Public Library’s celebration of the land this month, and is set to perform at the Absolute Bakery & Cafe in a week. The San Juan...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Two writers claim they deserve credit on Lizzo’s ‘Truth Hurts’

NEW YORK – There’s a debate about the truth behind Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts.” Lizzo’s breakthrough tune, which spent six weeks on top of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart this year, features the signature...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Houston, Notorious B.I.G. nominated for rock hall of fame

NEW YORK – The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2020 class. The organization announced Tuesday that...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Natalie Merchant honored with Lennon award

NEW YORK – At this stage of her life, Natalie Merchant is more proud of getting an honor named for John Lennon because of what it says about her activism than her music. The singer is the sixth...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

A Harvest Night of Metal at the Garage

Harvest festivals are about to get a heavy metal twist this weekend in Durango. On Saturday night, The Garage Billiards & Music Hall (formerly Pongas) will host A Harvest Night of Metal, featuring...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Owners of Charlie Brown song sue Dollywood

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The copyright owners of the “Charlie Brown Christmas” theme song have sued Dollywood in federal court for copyright infringement. News outlets report the complaint says the East...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Bedbound and ‘bored stiff’ Ozzy Osbourne cancels tour dates

LOS ANGELES – Ozzy Osbourne is stuck at home with health woes, but plans to be back on track soon. Osbourne says in a video posted to Twitter on Wednesday that in a “bad fall” early this year he...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Kurt Cobain’s ‘Unplugged’ sweater, guitar, head to auction

LOS ANGELES – The olive green cardigan that Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana’s MTV “Unplugged” performance and one of the late rocker’s custom guitars are headed to auction. Julien’s Auctions said...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

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