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Elton John announces new North American dates for final tour

NEW YORK – After postponing several shows because of the coronavirus pandemic, Elton John announced Wednesday that his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour” will return to North America on Jan. 19,...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Oscar-winning composer for ‘Poseidon Adventure’ dies at 83

Al Kasha, who partnered with Joel Hirschhorn to write Oscar-winning songs such as “The Morning After,” a ballad for the disaster epic “The Poseidon Adventure” that became an unexpected pop hit,...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Toots Hibbert, beloved reggae star, dead at 77

NEW YORK – Toots Hibbert, one of reggae’s founders and most beloved stars who gave the music its name and later helped make it an international movement through such classics as “Pressure Drop,”...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band plan new album in Oct.

NEW YORK – Bruce Springsteen will release a new album he recorded in his New Jersey home studio with the E Street Band. The Boss said Thursday the album is called “Letter To You,” and he and the...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Whip/Nae Nae’ rapper charged in attempted hatchet attack

LOS ANGELES – Silento, the rapper known for “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae),” was charged Thursday with trying to hit two people with a hatchet in their home. Prosecutors allege that Silento, whose legal...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Stillwater revamps studio for in-person classes

Stillwater Music is reopening for in-person classes over the next few weeks in Durango, and when students walk in the building, they will notice a fresh coat of paint and renovations that have been...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

San Juan Symphony unveils digital season passes for music lovers

The San Juan Symphony is taking its 35th season online for 2020-21, and is offering its subscribers a series of four concerts and a lot more. Like just about every other form of local...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart, Dean Dillon to join Country Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and songwriter Dean Dillon are the newest inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Announced by the Country Music Association on Wednesday,...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Trini Lopez, 1960s-era singer mentored by Sinatra, dies

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, died Tuesday. He was...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Neil Young sues Trump campaign for use of songs

NEW YORK – Neil Young sued President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign Tuesday for copyright infringement, saying he doesn’t want his music used as a theme song for a “divisive un-American...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Fleetwood Mac blues guitarist Peter Green dies at 73

LONDON – Peter Green, the dexterous blues guitarist who led the first incarnation of Fleetwood Mac in a career shortened by psychedelic drugs and mental illness, has died at age 73. A law firm...

DATE: July 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Powell Brothers cancel Wild Horse shows – but there’s a bright side

Houston-based country/rock musicians The Powell Brothers were all set to play two nights this weekend at the Wild Horse Saloon, but because of the coronavirus pandemic and all the havoc it has...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

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