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If Trump held a concert, who might perform?

May 15, 2016

If Trump held a concert, who might perform?

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While Elton John and Katy Perry have hit the stage for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, and supporters of opponent Bernie Sanders include Bonnie Raitt and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s Rolodex of musicians-slash-friends is short. ...

Soul music's icons bow down to King

May 8, 2016

Soul music's icons bow down to King

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In 2011, consummate music curator Questlove tweeted how impressed he was by the debut EP from Minneapolis-based soul trio King. And according to its members — twin sisters Paris and Amber Strother and their friend Anita Bias — the compliment took them from obscurity ...

Review: Worldwide Session at Studio Coast

May 6, 2016

Review: Worldwide Session at Studio Coast

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Gilles Peterson has spent his entire career buoyed by gushing enthusiasm, but when the London-based DJ and record label boss declared a gig in Tokyo on May 4 to be a “career highlight,” he was probably being sincere. The Twitter outburst came during the ...

The Stones, Dylan, McCartney in line-up for mega concert

May 4, 2016

The Stones, Dylan, McCartney in line-up for mega concert

The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and The Who will perform at a mega festival in October, organizers said Tuesday. The iconic artists have been confirmed for the Oct. 7-9 concert at the Empire Polo field in Indio, in ...