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27 min ago | The Times-Picayune

Britney Spears a 'feminist role model' in Las Vegas residency, Guardian profile says

After millions of records sold and seemingly as many headlines for her off-stage behavior, life for Britney Spears has settled into more of a routine with her massive, two-year "Piece of Me" residency at Las Vegas' Caesars Palace hotel and casino.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Britney Spears, Entertainment

4 hrs ago | Newsday

Lorin Maazel, world-renowned conductor, dead at 84

Lorin Maazel, a world-renowned conductor whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday at his home in Virginia.


Related Topix: Entertainment

7 hrs ago | Denver Post

Jazz: Bill Frisell and quartet to perform score from "The Great Flood"

Bill Frisell will perform his "The Great Flood" score July 19 at the Boulder Theater.


Related Topix: Bill Frisell, Jazz, Theater, Arts, Denver, CO, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | OnMilwaukee

Talking music and more with Roxie Beane

Milwaukee singer and guitar player Roxie Beane has been a musician for as long as she can remember.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, South Milwaukee, WI, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | Denver Post

Planet Bluegrass has just weeks to finish repairing flood damage

Craig Ferguson stands at the entrance of the main pavilion on Planet Bluegrass Ranch, gesturing above eye level to show the height of the river that tore through the Lyons festival grounds 10 months ago.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Entertainment

16 hrs ago | Denver Post

Why I teach Beyonc 101: Course on black feminism looks at her music

Beyonc recently topped Forbes' celebrity power list. "Who runs the world?" it asks.


Related Topix: Entertainment

21 hrs ago |

New music being released July 15

* Morrissey, "World Peace Is None Of Your Business" - The video of the lead single features Nancy Sinatra next to Morrissey performing the song in spoken word.


Related Topix: Folk-Rock, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Buckle Up for a full weekend of 'Heartland' musicBuckle Up for a full ...

Buckle Up for a full weekend of 'Heartland' music "Music from the heartland" festival follows Bunbury's blueprint Check out this story on The Sleepy Man Banjo Boys perform on Buckle Up Music Festival's Main Stage at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, July 19. As the Bunbury Music Festival draws to a close, organizers are ... (more)


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The top 10 Toronto bands making fusion music

The top Toronto bands playing fusion music know anything goes - go ahead and confine your musical interests to specific genres or artists, but know you're be leaving out a world of possibilities.


Related Topix: Here & Now, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Blitz, Entertainment


2014 AAN Awards Winners Announced

The winners of the 2014 AAN Awards were announced in Nashville today during the association's 37th annual convention.


Related Topix: Prison, Salt Lake City, UT

The 8 Ball 7.12.14: Top 8 Metal Frontmen

The 8 Ball 7.12.14: Top 8 Metal Frontmen Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 07.12.2014 From Metallica's James Hetfield and Rob Halford of Judas Priest to Ozzy Osbourne, Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister and more, 411's Jeremy Thomas counts down the top 8 metal frontmen of all-time! Welcome, one and all, to the 8 Ball in the Music Zone! I'm your host Jeremy ... (more)


Related Topix: Metal, Metallica, Rob Halford, Heavy-Metal, Judas Priest, Entertainment

Bunbury 2014: Updates from the scene

Getting there: with construction and traffic Downtown , Bunbury-goers shod allow extra time to get to the event.


Related Topix: Entertainment


Tommy Ramone dead, associate says; last of the Ramones was 65

In this Jan. 8, 2005, file photo, Tommy Ramone, ex-drummer and manager of the Ramones, smiles as he is interviewed backstage at the Knitting Factory in New York.


Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Asbury Park, NJ, Entertainment


Sutter returns to his second home to share secrets of rock 'n' roll drumming

Everyone that knows anything about Milwaukee music knows that blues harmonica master Jim Liban is the patriarch of a musical family.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Glendale, WI, University of North Texas, Cornell, WI, Entertainment


Little Ditties: 20 Short But Sweet Classic Rock Songs That Leave Us...

Following up our list at the start of the year featuring classic rock's longest songs , we now bring you a selection of the shortest songs.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014

USA Today

Jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies at 76

Charlie Haden, a bassist whose music drew from many streams of American music, died Friday morning in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Obituaries, Entertainment

Bunbury Music Festival 2014: Day 1Bunbury Music Festival 2014: Day...

Bunbury Music Festival 2014: Day 1 Frank Hammonds of The Upset Victory, kicks off the Bunbury Music Festival at the Amphitheater stage Friday afternoon.


Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Entertainment

Bunbury Music Festival InstagramsBunbury Music Festival...

Bunbury Music Festival Instagrams Looks like some folks are playing hooky today: here's the crowd at the Warsteiner stage at #bunburyfestival.


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The Austin Chronicle

Kevin Gates: By Any Means Necessary

Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates returns to the Scoot Inn Wednesday, four months after his second South By Southwest showcase and with a new mixtape, March's By Any Means , in his artillery.


Related Topix: Prison, Entertainment

The Village Voice

Seaport Music Festival Kicks Off Tonight

If you're a fan of free music in the open air, then GOOD NEWS, the always solid Seaport Music Festival kicks off tonight down at the South Street Seaport at Fulton and Water sts.


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