Arts & Entertainment

AC/DC is back with new album

LOS ANGELES – Through decades, deaths and disasters, AC/DC keeps thundering on. Forty-seven years along, and with the closest thing possible to their original lineup, the rockers on Friday are...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Stones’ Keith Richards cools his jets at home

NEW YORK – Keith Richards is so old-school that when he does his interviews he does them from a landline. The Rolling Stones icon isn’t a fan of technology. Years ago, he admitted to not owning an...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Whitney Houston, Depeche Mode set for Rock Hall induction

NEW YORK – Years after their deaths, Whitney Houston, the Notorious B.I.G. and T. Rex’s Marc Bolan will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Joining them as part of the hall’s 2020...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Outlaw country artist Billy Joe Shaver dead at 81

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Outlaw country singer songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who wrote songs such as “Honky Tonk Heroes,” “I Been to Georgia on a Fast Train” and “Old Five and Dimers Like Me,” has died He...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Whitney Houston makes history with third diamond album

NEW YORK – The late Whitney Houston has earned her third diamond-certified album, becoming the first Black artist to achieve the feat. The Recording Industry Association of America and Legacy...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Voice’ co-stars Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani engaged

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – “The Voice” co-stars Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are engaged and sharing the good news on social media. Shelton and Stefani posted a picture Tuesday announcing the engagement...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song “Mr. Bojangles,” has died at age 78. Walker died Friday of cancer, family spokesman John T. Davis told The Associated...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Arlo Guthrie, citing health, says he’s retired from touring

LOS ANGELES – You can get anything you want at Alice’s Restaurant. But it appears we’ve seen Arlo Guthrie tell us that in person for the last time. In lengthy posts on his Facebook page and...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Catching up with ‘Voice’ winner Chevel Shepherd

Like the rest of us, country music singer Chevel Shepherd hadn’t planned on the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing springtime quarantine. The Farmington teenager – and Season 15 winner of...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Thurston Moore’s remedy for 2020

One of the best things about being A&E editor at a newspaper is getting to chat with cool people about what they’re doing – it doesn’t matter if they’re local or, in the case of Sonic Youth founder...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Korean boy band BTS faces uproar in China over war comments

SEOUL – Chinese nationalists erupted in anger at South Korean boy band BTS after its leader thanked Korean War veterans for their sacrifices. The singer, who goes by RM, made the remark in a...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Stevie Wonder releases new songs

NEW YORK – Stevie Wonder released two new songs Tuesday reflecting the current times that he hopes inspires change. The piano-playing icon dropped the tracks “Where Is Our Love Song” and “Can’t Put...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

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