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Banjo virtuoso and bluegrass innovator JD Crowe dies at 84

The formation of the New South, however, marked the real turning point in his career, attracting musicians of wide sensitivity who regularly crossed the ranks of the group before moving on to other projects. Among the most notable of these was singer Keith Whitley, who arrived in the late 1970s …

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Spare “Toon” from criticizing his race

Charity runner and rock singer Artiwara ‘Toon Bodyslam’ Kongmalai, in this archive photo from October 27, 2019. Kao Kon La Kao’s Facebook page With the dark shadow of the Omicron variant looming, the year 2022, which is only a week away, was never going to be a year of unspeakable …

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Grammy nomination helped Wolfgang Van Halen start writing again

Wolfgang Van Halen said his recent Grammy nomination helped him start writing new music after losing motivation in 2020. His Mammoth WVH debut single “Distance” – a tribute to late father Eddie Van Halen – is nominated for Best Rock Song for 2021, and the winner will be revealed next …

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One in five concert ticket buyers have reportedly been absent

The live music industry, already hit hard by the COVID pandemic, has seen an increased number of unused concert tickets even as tours have returned. The acts of veterans with older fan bases – at greater risk of serious COVID infection – have felt the greatest impact. A report from …

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Dionne Warwick tops nightlife this weekend December 16-19

HOT CHOICE Friday Dionne: Dionne Warwick is enjoying some local attention after being added to The Walk of Stars Palm Springs earlier this month and the Palm Springs International Film Festival has announced that it will open with her documentary “Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over “on January 7th. The …

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Amity Affliction Drop crushes new song “Death is All Around Us”

The Amity Affliction comes under the wire with their final 2021 release. The band is releasing the highly hypnotic new track “Death Is All Around Us” as well as their limited edition EP 7 ” Somewhere beyond the blue also happens. “Death Is All Around” offers a mix of brutally …

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today in history | Coronavirus

Today is Monday, December 13, the 347th day of 2021. There are 18 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On December 13, 2000, Republican George W. Bush claimed the presidency a day after the United States Supreme Court terminated further recounts of contested ballots in Florida; Democrat …

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Prolific reggae bassist Robbie Shakespeare dies at 68

Robbie Shakespeare, a Jamaican bassist who, as one half of the rhythm duo Sly and Robbie, has performed with and produced some of the biggest names in music while transforming reggae with daring infusions of rock, blues and jazz, died Wednesday in a Miami hospital. . He was 68 years …

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Eleanor Buckland Makes Solo Debut During Break With Boston-Based Folk / Rock Trio Lula Wiles

Eleanor Buckland Laura E. Partain photo Last month, I missed the opportunity to tell a story about singer / songwriter Eleanor Buckland to promote her performance at One Longfellow Square on November 11 – this show was a CD release concert for her first solo CD, ” You don’t have …

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