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  • Janelle Monae Playing Education Rally to Support New York Children
    Janelle Monae Playing Education Rally … Rolling Stone - 11 hours ago

    Janelle Monae will perform a free public concert in Albany, New York on Wednesday, March 4th, as part of a rally hosted by Don't Steal Possible, a campaign organized … More »Janelle Monae Playing Education Rally …

    Janelle Monae Playing Education Rally to Support New York Children

    Janelle Monae will perform a free public concert in Albany, New York on Wednesday, March 4th, as part of a rally hosted by Don't Steal Possible, a campaign organized by Families for Excellent Schools that aims to help hundreds of thousands of children in some of New York's lowest-rated schools. The rally is expected …

  • Bob Dylan Has Recorded Another Album of Frank Sinatra Songs
    Bob Dylan Has Recorded Another Album … Rolling Stone - 13 hours ago

    Occasional Bob Dylan collaborator Daniel Lanois has revealed that the singer-songwriter's venture into standards might not be limited to last month's Shadows … More »Bob Dylan Has Recorded Another Album …

    Bob Dylan Has Recorded Another Album of Frank Sinatra Songs

    Occasional Bob Dylan collaborator Daniel Lanois has revealed that the singer-songwriter's venture into standards might not be limited to last month's Shadows in the Night. "He came to my house eight or six months ago and spent a few hours," the producer said in a recent interview with The Vancouver...

  • Brian Wilson Tribute Concert Planned for Los Angeles
    Brian Wilson Tribute Concert Planned … Rolling Stone - 13 hours ago

    Beach Boys singer-songwriter Brian Wilson will be the subject of a tribute concert in Los Angeles at the end of the month in anticipation of his upcoming new solo album, … More »Brian Wilson Tribute Concert Planned …

    Brian Wilson Tribute Concert Planned for Los Angeles

    Beach Boys singer-songwriter Brian Wilson will be the subject of a tribute concert in Los Angeles at the end of the month in anticipation of his upcoming new solo album, No Pier Pressure. The show – officially titled "Brian Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Brian Wilson" –...

  • Spotify's Top 10 most streamed  … The Canadian Press - 15 hours ago

    The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, … More »Spotify's Top 10 most streamed  …

    The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Feb. 23 to Sunday, March 2 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

  • Conductor Simon Rattle takes part in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium
    Conductor Rattle heads to London, wants … Reuters - 17 hours ago

    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - International conducting star Simon Rattle said he hoped to make the concert experience more theatrical to attract younger audiences, … More »Conductor Rattle heads to London, wants …

    Conductor Simon Rattle takes part in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - International conducting star Simon Rattle said he hoped to make the concert experience more theatrical to attract younger audiences, as the London Symphony Orchestra announced on Tuesday he would become its fulltime music director in 2017. Rattle, 60, who will combine his new job with …

  • 'Shania: Still the One _ Live From … The Canadian Press - 22 hours ago

    Here's a list of some new CD releases for the week of March 3: More »'Shania: Still the One _ Live From …

    Here's a list of some new CD releases for the week of March 3:

  • Ezra Laderman, a classical music composer … The Canadian Press - Tue, 3 Mar, 2015 3:22 AM EST

    Ezra Laderman, a classical music composer whose works ranged from symphonies to operas to music for Academy Award-winning films, has died. The Yale School of Music, … More »Ezra Laderman, a classical music composer …

    Ezra Laderman, a classical music composer whose works ranged from symphonies to operas to music for Academy Award-winning films, has died. The Yale School of Music, where Laderman was dean from 1989 to 1995, announced his death on its website. He wrote for soloists like Yo-Yo Ma and led numerous professional organizations, …

  • New York City's last classical sheet … The Canadian Press - Tue, 3 Mar, 2015 2:19 AM EST

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - It's a sad day for classical music lovers. New York City's last classical sheet music store is closing for good on Friday. More »New York City's last classical sheet …

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - It's a sad day for classical music lovers. New York City's last classical sheet music store is closing for good on Friday.

  • Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight appears in court with his lawyer David Kenner in Los Angeles
    Rap mogul 'Suge' Knight taken … Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 9:09 PM EST

    By Daina Beth Solomon LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight told a judge in Los Angeles on Monday that he had fired his attorneys and could not understand … More »Rap mogul 'Suge' Knight taken …

    Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight appears in court with his lawyer David Kenner in Los Angeles

    By Daina Beth Solomon LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight told a judge in Los Angeles on Monday that he had fired his attorneys and could not understand court proceedings against him, the Los Angeles Times reported, before he was taken to a jail medical facility.The 49-year-old co-founder of influential …

  • Tom DeLonge Combs 'Personal Stash' for Solo LP
    Tom DeLonge Combs 'Personal Stash' … Rolling Stone - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 3:14 PM EST

    Former founding Blink-182 member Tom DeLonge isn't letting his public breakup from the band get in the way of releasing new music. Just over a month after Blink-182 … More »Tom DeLonge Combs 'Personal Stash' …

    Tom DeLonge Combs 'Personal Stash' for Solo LP

    Former founding Blink-182 member Tom DeLonge isn't letting his public breakup from the band get in the way of releasing new music. Just over a month after Blink-182 announced that their guitarist had left the band "indefinitely," DeLonge revealed plans to release an album titled To the Stars… Demos, Odds and …

  • Dr. John Captures the Spirit of Satch at Louis Armstrong Tribute Show
    Dr. John Captures the Spirit of Satch … Rolling Stone - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 1:58 PM EST

    Near the end of his February 27th show at New York's Town Hall, singer-pianist Mac Rebennack – the New Orleans R&B medicine man also known as Dr. John – opened what … More »Dr. John Captures the Spirit of Satch …

    Dr. John Captures the Spirit of Satch at Louis Armstrong Tribute Show

    Near the end of his February 27th show at New York's Town Hall, singer-pianist Mac Rebennack – the New Orleans R&B medicine man also known as Dr. John – opened what was obviously a slow, dark ballad with an extended run on his piano: robust flourishes of anguish in the middle...

  • Stream Arcade Fire Member Will Butler's New Album 'Policy'
    Stream Arcade Fire Member Will Butler's … Rolling Stone - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 1:38 PM EST

    Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Will Butler will release his debut solo LP Policy on March 10th, but before the album hits shelves next week, Butler has offered up … More »Stream Arcade Fire Member Will Butler's …

    Stream Arcade Fire Member Will Butler's New Album 'Policy'

    Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Will Butler will release his debut solo LP Policy on March 10th, but before the album hits shelves next week, Butler has offered up a stream of Policy's eight tracks (via Pitchfork). In a statement, Butler describes Policy as "American music — in the tradition of the Violent  …

  • FILE - In this June 3, 2014 file photo, Cee Lo Green performs on stage at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. A Los Angeles judge said Monday March 2, 2015, that Green is in compliance with the terms of his probation in a case in which he pleaded no contest to furnishing a woman with ecstasy and the Grammy-winning singer will not have to attend future court hearings. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
    Judge: CeeLo Green complying with probation … The Canadian Press - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 1:20 PM EST

    CeeLo Green has completed more than 150 hours of community service and is complying with counselling requirements that are conditions of his probation in a felony drug … More »Judge: CeeLo Green complying with probation …

    FILE - In this June 3, 2014 file photo, Cee Lo Green performs on stage at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. A Los Angeles judge said Monday March 2, 2015, that Green is in compliance with the terms of his probation in a case in which he pleaded no contest to furnishing a woman with ecstasy and the Grammy-winning singer will not have to attend future court hearings. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)

    CeeLo Green has completed more than 150 hours of community service and is complying with counselling requirements that are conditions of his probation in a felony drug case, court records show. The Grammy Award-winning singer has been working with homeless veterans in Los Angeles' Skid Row neighbourhood and with a music …

  • Depeche Mode Founder Martin Gore Preps New Instrumental LP
    Depeche Mode Founder Martin Gore Preps … Rolling Stone - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 12:19 PM EST

    Depeche Mode founder Martin Gore will release MG, a solo LP of 16 electronic instrumentals, on April 28th via Mute. Gore began work on the album following the March 2013 … More »Depeche Mode Founder Martin Gore Preps …

    Depeche Mode Founder Martin Gore Preps New Instrumental LP

    Depeche Mode founder Martin Gore will release MG, a solo LP of 16 electronic instrumentals, on April 28th via Mute. Gore began work on the album following the March 2013 conclusion of Depeche Mode's Delta Machine tour, writing and producing the material at his home studio in Santa Barbara, California.  In a...

  • Singer Madonna performs at the BRIT music awards at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London
    Pop icon Madonna announces dates for … Reuters - Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 12:13 PM EST

    Madonna will begin an international tour to promote her new album "Rebel Heart" with a concert at the American Airlines Arena in Miami in August, her promoters, Live … More »Pop icon Madonna announces dates for …

    Singer Madonna performs at the BRIT music awards at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London

    Madonna will begin an international tour to promote her new album "Rebel Heart" with a concert at the American Airlines Arena in Miami in August, her promoters, Live Nation, said on Monday. Concerts in Australia and Asia will be announced at a later date, according to Madonna's website. During a taping of "The Jonathan …

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