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Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73

John Prine, the ingenious singer-songwriter who explored the heartbreaks, indignities and absurdities of everyday life in “Angel from Montgomery,” “Sam Stone,” “Hello in There” and scores of other...

DATE: April 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Singer Pink says she had COVID-19, gives $1M to relief funds

LOS ANGELES – The singer Pink had tested positive for COVID-19, she said Friday, also announcing that she is donating $500,000 each to two emergency funds. In a pair of tweets, she said she and her...

DATE: April 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Selena Gomez reveals bipolar diagnosis to Miley Cyrus

LOS ANGELES – Selena Gomez opened up about being diagnosed with bipolar disorder during a social media chat with Miley Cyrus. Gomez spoke about her diagnosis during a 20-minute conversation Friday...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Judge lets rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine go home, citing COVID-19

NEW YORK – Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was ordered immediately freed from a Manhattan federal lockup four months early Thursday by a judge who cited his asthma and the greater danger he would face...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on Me, “ “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from heart...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Telluride Blues & Brews offers something to look forward to

The past few weeks have gotten very, very strange, and with everyone staying home to help slow the spread of the new coronavirus, we’re at a point where we could all use a little good news and...

DATE: March 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Stillwater Music offering online private and group music lessons

With Gov. Jared Polis issuing a statewide stay-at-home order that began Thursday morning as an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, our daily routines have changed even more. And that...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Elton John to host TV, radio concert as coronavirus antidote

LOS ANGELES – Elton John is hosting a “living room” concert aimed at bolstering American spirits during the coronavirus crisis and saluting those countering it, iHeartMedia and Fox said Wednesday....

DATE: March 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ to come out in book form

NEW YORK – David Byrne is adapting his stage play “American Utopia” for the printed page. The former Talking Heads frontman is collaborating with the author and illustrator Maira Kalman, who worked...

DATE: March 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

iAM MUSIC sets up Go Fund Me for area’s performers

The COVID-19 outbreak has laid many Durango residents’ plans to waste. It’s also shut down restaurants and bars to on-site dining. Sports seasons have been thrown out – or at least postponed – and...

DATE: March 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

The Rolling Stones postpone tour because of coronavirus

NEW YORK – The Rolling Stones are postponing its 15-city North American tour because of the growing coronavirus outbreak. The band announced Tuesday that its No Filter Tour, originally expected to...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Downtown Lowdown: Durango Celtic Festival a go for this weekend

The Durango Celtic Festival is a family affair. Over the years as the event has grown, C.J. Alderton of local Celtic band Patrick Crossing (who seems to be the ringleader of the festival) has...

DATE: March 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

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