Arts & Entertainment

Woodstock fans flock to concert site for anniversary

BETHEL, N.Y. – Woodstock fans are expected to get back to the garden to mark the 50th anniversary of the generation-defining festival. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is hosting a series of events...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Lizzo’s 2-year-old song might still qualify at 2020 Grammys

NEW YORK – Lizzo’s breakthrough hit “Truth Hurts” is a 2-year-old song, but it still has a chance at the 2020 Grammy Awards. Typically, older songs that become hits long after their initial release...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

San Francisco Opera cancels Domingo concert

The San Francisco Opera says it is canceling an October concert featuring Placido Domingo after the publication of an Associated Press story that quoted numerous women as saying they were sexually...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

In wake of harassment allegations, Plácido Domingo disinvited from Philadelphia Orchestra season-opening gala

The Philadelphia Orchestra has pulled its invitation to tenor Plácido Domingo to headline its season-opening gala Sept. 18 in the wake of an Associated Press article in which nine women said he had...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Chevel Shepherd talks about life after ‘The Voice’

In the summer, many teenagers spend their time off from the daily grind of school by participating in the daily grind of work. For country singer Chevel Shepherd, that daily grind does not include...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Willie Nelson cancels tour, cites ‘breathing problem’

NEW YORK – Willie Nelson has canceled his tour because of a “breathing problem.” The 86-year-old singer apologized on Twitter late Wednesday, writing “I need to have my doctor check out.” Nelson...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration canceled after lineup, financial problems

Woodstock 50 organizers announced on Wednesday that the beleaguered music festival, which was to take place Aug. 16 through 18, is canceled. “We are saddened that a series of unforeseen setbacks...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Music in the Mountains concludes with an evening of comedy and tragedy

If you have to say goodbye, if you have to close a winning music festival, why not go out in style? Guillermo Figueroa and the Festival Orchestra will do just that at 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Trump lashes out at Sweden after rapper A$AP Rocky charged

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is lashing out at Sweden after a prosecutor there charged rapper A$AP Rocky with assault over a fight in Stockholm last month. Trump is reacting on Twitter,...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Woodstock 50 festival moves to Maryland

Organizers of Woodstock 50 have decided to move the commemorative music festival from Upstate New York to Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, according to the office of Howard County...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

If you’re 7 years old, JoJo Siwa is the most famous person in the world

VIENNA, Va. – The concert opened with a fanatical countdown chant. “Five, four, three, two ... one!” Legions of fans in oversize hair bows let out a collective high-pitched shriek. They leaped out...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Healing music for Durango area’s service members

There’s a lot to be said for music: It can be entertaining; it can immediately transport listeners back to a specific time and place. Music can also be used to heal. On Sunday, Soldier Songs and...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

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