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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2004 file photo, recording artist Whitney Houston performs at the 2004 World Music Awards at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. Houston is about to appear on the concert stage again. Eight years after her death, five years after the show was conceived and a year after production began, a holographic Houston will embark on a European tour starting Feb. 25, with U.S. dates expected to follow. The singer's sister-in-law and former manager Pat Houston says it's the right time for a revival, and says it's a show Whitney Houston would've wanted. The concerts will feature a projected Houston performing most of her biggest hits, including “I Will Always Love You,

In the spirit of Whitney: Houston Hologram tour set to begin

Feb. 19, 2020 3:20 AM EST

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Whitney Houston is about to appear on the concert stage again. Eight years after her death, a holographic Houston will embark on a European tour that starts in England on Feb. 25 and runs through early April, with U.S. dates expected to follow. “Now is just the right time,"...

Long-time Owensboro Symphony Orchestra employee Carl Davis previews the pre-concert announcement for the symphony's James Bond concert during a rehearsal on Jan. 31, 2020 in Cannon Hall at the RiverPark Center. (Greg Eans/The Messenger-Inquirer via AP)

Man's work with Owensboro Symphony Orchestra spans 47 years

Feb. 17, 2020 10:34 AM EST

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Carl Davis was fascinated after hearing the “Lone Ranger” on the radio when he was 8 years old, but not by the program. Davis was captivated by the show’s theme song. “I did a lot of research, even at a young age like that, to figure out where that theme...

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, file photo, recording artist Lizzo performs at the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl Party at Meridian on Island Gardens in Miami. Fresh from winning three Grammys, singer Lizzo visited Mexico City for a private concert, surprising her fans with acoustic versions of her hits and a toast with tequila. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

Lizzo talks diversity, self-confidence and femininity

Feb. 14, 2020 5:54 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Fresh from winning three Grammys, singer Lizzo visited Mexico City for a private concert, surprising her fans with acoustic versions of her hits and a toast with tequila. The star from Detroit, who won best pop solo performance (“Truth Hurts”), best traditional R&B...

Beale Street Music Festival announces acts for May event

Feb. 13, 2020 5:09 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Lumineers, Three 6 Mafia, The Avett Brothers, Lil Wayne and The Smashing Pumpkins are included in the lineup of performers scheduled to appear at this year's Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee. The three-day Beale Street Music festival is held every year during...

Clearwater music festival scaled back amid financial losses

Feb. 11, 2020 1:04 PM EST

BEACON, N.Y. (AP) — The annual music festival launched by Pete Seeger more than four decades ago will be scaled back this year as the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater struggles with financial losses, the environmental organization announced Tuesday. Instead of a two-day music festival, Clearwater will hold a...

Orchestra that scrapped Asia tour holding pop-up concerts

Feb. 9, 2020 2:37 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — There's a silver lining to the Boston Symphony Orchestra's coronavirus-induced cancellation of its Asia tour: free pop-up concerts. The acclaimed orchestra will throw open the doors to Symphony Hall free of charge on Feb. 16 for an impromptu performance dubbed “Concert for Our...

This combination photo shows Brian Wilson performing at the Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont, Ill, on Oct 6, 2017, left, and  Mike Love at

No good vibrations for Beach Boys, split by hunting concert

Feb. 4, 2020 3:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the co-founders of The Beach Boys has joined a boycott of his own music to protest it being used by another band member at an animal hunting convention. Brian Wilson has denounced a performance of Beach Boys music on Wednesday at the Safari Club International Convention in Reno,...

Lady Gaga attends the AT&T TV Super Saturday Night at Meridian on Island Gardens in Miami on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Miami , Fla. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

Lady Gaga: 'I better hear no lip-syncing' at halftime show

Feb. 2, 2020 10:21 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Descending from the air, Lady Gaga kicked off a pre-Super Bowl concert by mimicking her entrance to her Super Bowl halftime performance three years ago, which earned her rave reviews. Headlining the big sports stage was a recurring theme of her Miami concert Saturday night, and the pop star...

Fat Joe and 50 Cent perform at the Pepsi Super Splash Pool Party at Pepsi Neon Beach on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in South Beach, FL. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP)

50 Cent, DJ Khaled join Fat Joe at pre-Super Bowl concert

Feb. 2, 2020 3:56 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Fat Joe brought New York hip-hop to Miami for an energetic pre-Super Bowl concert a day ahead of the big game. The Bronx rapper was joined by fellow New Yorkers 50 Cent and Remy Ma for the Pepsi Super Splash Pool Party on Saturday at Clevelander South Beach. Joe performed a number of hits,...

Actor Vin Diesel attends the the Road to

For 'Fast and Furious' cast, Walker's memory remains strong

Feb. 1, 2020 9:14 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Vin Diesel says it’s the spirit of Paul Walker that motivates him to continue starring in the “Fast and Furious” saga. Diesel and the cast spoke of the memory of their late screen partner at a special event surrounding the upcoming release of the franchise’s ninth...