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Recently arrested Morgan Wallen says he's "not proud" of behavior

Apr. 20, 2024 14:49 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music star Morgan Wallen, who faces charges stemming in part from accusations that he threw a chair off the rooftop of a six-story bar, says he’s “not proud” of his behavior and accepts responsibility. The “One Thing at a Time” singer...

Today in History: April 20, 2 students kill 12 at Columbine High School

Apr. 20, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

Today is Saturday, April 20, the 111th day of 2024. There are 255 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 20, 1999, the Columbine High School massacre took place in Colorado as two students shot and killed 12 classmates and one teacher before...

Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department' is here. Is it poetry? This is what experts say

Apr. 19, 2024 18:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has released her 11th studio album, “The Tortured Poets Department.” But just how poetic is it? Is it even possible to close read lyrics like poems, divorced from their source material? The Associated Press spoke to four experts to...

Here’s how Phish is using the Sphere's technology to give fans something completely different

Apr. 19, 2024 18:38 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Phish opened its four-night stay at the Sphere Thursday with a four-hour show that used the advanced technology in the $2.3 billion arena to deliver a show that even the band's most ardent fans have never experienced before. “We came in really wanting to do a...

Allman Brothers Band co-founder and legendary guitarist Dickey Betts dies at 80

Apr. 18, 2024 21:03 PM EDT

Dickey Betts, who died Thursday at age 80, really was born a ramblin’ man. He left home at 16 to join the circus and became a renowned guitarist touring the world with the Allman Brothers Band. He wrote the group’s biggest hit, “Ramblin’ Man,” and remained on the road until...

Musicians pay tribute to Allman Brothers guitarist Dickey Betts after death at 80

Apr. 18, 2024 15:21 PM EDT

Famous fans react to the death of Allman Brothers singer, songwriter and guitarist Dickey Betts, who died at 80. “Dickey wrote quintessential Brothers songs including “Blue Sky,” “Rambling Man,” “Jessica,” “in Memory of Elizabeth Reed” and many others. His...

After 40 nights of U2 at the Sphere, Phish's Trey Anastasio talks about taking over

Apr. 18, 2024 13:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Phish has been performing for decades, but never has the band played the same show twice. Over the 40 years since the band was formed at a Vermont college, Phish has amassed a reputation for its dedicated legion of fans and the dazzling light shows that accompany...

Musician T Bone Burnett is trading his dystopian sensibilities for some warm-hearted acoustic music

Apr. 18, 2024 13:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — At an age when many contemporaries contemplate retirement, musician T Bone Burnett has made big changes in his life and art. Burnett, most celebrated for his production acumen, uprooted from Los Angeles to move to Nashville and recorded a warm-hearted disc of his...

Movie Review: A heist movie that gleefully collides with a monster movie in 'Abigail'

Apr. 18, 2024 10:52 AM EDT

If you always thought your garden-variety heist movies could do with a bit more blood-sucking vampire, have we got a flick for you. “Abigail,” featuring a 12-year-old tutu-wearing member of the undead, is way better than it should be, a gleeful genre-smashing romp through puddles...

Visa fees for international artists to tour in the US shot up 250% in April. It could be devastating

Apr. 16, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Performing in the U.S. for international artists just got a lot more complicated. On April 1, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services instituted a 250% visa fee increase for global musicians hoping to tour in the U.S. Artists, advocacy...