• Opera in Kids Tent at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Opera is as much a part of New Orleans' African-American heritage as jazz, said Givonna Joseph, whose troupe is bringing opera to the Kids Tent at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for the fourth year in a row.

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  • Jenks has a new song for Drake and his Raptors

    Michael Jenkins is thinking a lot about these playoffs. In the process, he came up with a poem for John Wall and a new song for Drake.

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  • Wiz Khalifa's tribute to Furious 7's Walker keeps UK chart top spot

    American rapper Wiz Khalifa's tribute to actor Paul Walker, "See You Again", kept the top spot in Britain's music charts for a second week, the Official Charts Company said on Sunday, saying it had also broken the country's all-time streaming record. The song, featuring Charlie Puth, is on the…

    Reuters
  • Five Questions with The Avett Brothers at MerleFest

    WILKESBORO, N.C. -- The Avett Brothers, Concord, North Carolina's favorite musical sons, hit the stage at MerleFest tonight. Members of the folk rock band are no strangers to the Americana festival that has helped kick off the outdoor music season for 28 years -- or to its founder, the legendary…

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  • Juliette Greco to debutantes: 'Learn to say no'

    The 88-year-old star of "la chanson francaise", famed for her performances of texts penned by the likes of philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre and poet Jacques Prevert, began her farewell tour Friday at the Printemps de Bourges music festival. Clad, as always, in a black dress, with her eyes rimmed with…

    AFP
  • New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2015 Day 2 Highlights: The Who, John Legend, Trombone Shorty & More

    The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds Race Course continued Saturday (April 25) with performances by The Who, Trombone Shorty, John Legend, Juvenile, and many others. Here are the highlights from day 2 of Jazz Fest 2015.

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  • Americana band Delta Rae have 4 vocalists and an enormous sound

    Delta Rae's sophomore album comes with a heavy dose of fear. After the group's smash single "Bottom of the River" took off in 2011, Delta Rae's pop anthems have taken on a sharper edge. "I wonder if it's too subtle," Ian Hölljes, one member of the six-person band, told me of starting the album with…

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    Miley Answers Your Questions

    Music video by Miley Cyrus performing Miley Answers Your Questions. (C) 2013 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

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  • Music boss tops Britain's rich list

    Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, but the Queen has dropped out of the top 300 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times.

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  • In Twitter tirade, Jay Z blasts 'smear' of Tidal

    Tidal founder Jay Z is blasting what he calls a shadowy "smear campaign" to bury his nascent service before it even begins to take off.

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  • Motorhead Pull Out of Brazilian Festival

    Frontman Lemmy Kilmister fell ill hours before band's set.

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  • Jack White's Final Acoustic Show Will Be Streamed on Tidal

    Fans who missed Jack White’s short run of U.S. acoustic shows will have a chance to stream the trek's last concert exclusively on Jay Z's new music streaming service Tidal.

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  • TLC's T-Boz Hosts Charity Concert To Raise Money for Sickle Cell Anemia

    Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins hosted a charity concert at the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles last Sunday (April 26) to raise money and awareness for the Sickle Cell Foundation Support Group.

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  • Sid Tepper Dies at 96; Wrote Songs for Sinatra, Elvis, the Beatles

    Sid Tepper, who wrote over 300 songs that were recorded by artists including Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley (45 songs), died April 24 of natural causes at his home in Miami Beach, Florida. He was 96. Tepper also wrote songs for Carl Perkins, Jeff Beck, Herman’s Hermits, the Dave Clark Five, the…

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  • Guitar Hero Live reveals 10 songs in its library, promises hundreds at launch

    Guitar Hero Live, the full-motion video reboot of Activision's music franchise coming from FreeStyleGames, revealed 10 songs from its catalog yesterday. The image below, from Guitar Hero's Facebook page, lists them.

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  • Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande Win Big at Radio Disney Music Awards

    Upstart performer Becky G also nabbed two prizes at the ceremony, airing Sunday, April 26, on the Disney Channel.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • The Who, Ryan Adams, John Legend Wrap Jazz Fest Day 2

    "The Gods of Rock wouldn't let it rain on The Who," shouted a voice in the crowd fleeing an afternoon storm at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. And They didn't -- the sun broke through by late afternoon, and The Who had the chance to sing "Talkin' Bout My Generation" to their generation.…

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