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Jazz fest’s last day finishes soggy, but strong

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Wind, rain and a lightning strike beside the stage where Bonnie Raitt was singing didn’t stop the soggy last day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival from rollicking to a...

Updated : 2016.05.02 13:46

Salonen, a conductor in demand, eyes more time to compose

NEW YORK (AFP) - As one of the leading lights in contemporary classical music, Esa-Pekka Salonen is in an enviable position where he can pick and choose at will. The 57-year-old Finn is in New York c...

Updated : 2016.05.02 13:35

Family Guy creator to sing with Boston Pops opening night

BOSTON (AP) -- Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is helping the Boston Pops kick off its spring concert series. The 42-year-old actor and filmmaker will be the orchestra's opening night guest on Friday. He’ll be singing a selection of popular songs from the 1940s and 1950s, according to...

Updated : 2016.05.02 13:31

Akdong Musician to hold mini concert

Music duo Akdong Musician will be holding a mini concert ahead of the official release of their new album, the duo’s agency YG Entertainment announced on their official blog www.yg-life.com. The pos...

Updated : 2016.05.01 14:13

Jazz fest: Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dog acts canceled by rain

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Thunderstorms forced the cancellation of Saturday's late acts at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, including scheduled appearances by Stevie Wonder, rapper Snoop Dogg, Beck and others. Overcast skies turned to rain around 3 p.m. but that didn’t stop the musi...

Updated : 2016.05.01 13:34

Copyright expires on Bolero, world's most famous classical crescendo

PARIS (AFP) - Almost 90 years after it was first performed in Paris, the copyright ran out on Sunday on one of the most popular and unique pieces of classical music, Ravel’s “Bolero.” “We are accustomed to say that a performance of Bolero begins every 10 minutes in the world. As the w...

Updated : 2016.05.01 13:18

‘Amadeus’ musical stars team up for duo concert series

Two stars of the international-hit rock musical, “Amadeus: Mozart, L’ Opera Rock” are teaming up for a live duo concert series in Korea this summer.  Italy-native Mikelangelo Loconte and French mu...

Updated : 2016.05.01 13:13

Eyelike: Beyonce, Rufus Wainwright, Jayhawks

Beyonce again proves to be center of pop universeBeyonce “Lemonade” (Parkwood, Columbia)Beyonce doesn’t simply release albums anymore, she unleashes events. And so it was this weekend, amid deep mo...

Updated : 2016.04.29 16:31

Kim Yun-a to release solo album

Modern rock band Jaurim’s vocalist Kim Yun-a will release the solo digital single “Kyrie” on April 29, said the singer’s agency Interpark. Jaurim, which means purple rainforest, had performed in ...

Updated : 2016.04.27 14:41

Epik High to return to Japan

Hip-hop trio Epik High is due to release the Japanese version of “Don’t Hate Me” on April 27, ahead of its planned Japan tour, the group’s agency YG Entertainment announced Tuesday. “Don’t Hate...

Updated : 2016.04.27 14:39

AOA meets Japanese fans

Following the release of its Japanese single “Give Me the Love” on April 20, K-pop girl group AOA has been holding events to promote the new song. The group visited Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka from Apr...

Updated : 2016.04.26 15:57

SM’s EDM label to drop first track

ScreaM Records, entertainment giant SM Entertainment’s electronic dance music label, will release its first song “Wave” at midnight on May 5. The label, one of the agency’s new projects announced...

Updated : 2016.04.26 15:56

Unseen Beatles footage released

SYDNEY, April  26, 2016 (AFP) - Never-before-seen footage of The Beatles “mucking around” in a makeup studio ahead of a television performance, shot more than half a century ago, was released by Australia’s national film and sound archive on Tuesday. The 49-second black-and-white sile...

Updated : 2016.04.26 15:00

Prince’s lawyer: Singer led clean lifestyle

Prince’s longtime lawyer called the death of the superstar a complete shock and said Monday that the singer lived a clean and healthy lifestyle, disputing suggestions that he had a drug addiction. P...

Updated : 2016.04.26 14:59

Chung Myung-whun to conduct SPO for Lotte Concert Hall opening

Former Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Chung Myung-whun is tentatively slated to lead the SPO in the orchestra’s performance marking the opening of the Lotte Concert Hall. The concerts, sched...

Updated : 2016.04.25 17:45