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Frittelli wins John Deere for first PGA Tour title

Jul. 14, 2019 9:57 PM EDT

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley. The South African earned a spot next week in the British Open, finishing at 21-under 263 after the bogey-free final round at TPC...

ASL interpreters bring songs to life for deaf people

Jul. 13, 2019 9:56 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Wearing sunglasses, tattoos and a tank top, Blake Noland bounced his head to the beat in front of the stage at Louisville's Waterfront Park, raising a beer as the band launched into a guitar solo. Deaf since birth, Noland couldn't hear a thing. At least not with his ears. But he felt...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Jul. 11, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of July 10, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Ed...

Taylor Swift shakes off drama with fun concert performance

Jul. 11, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In her first public appearance since discovering her masters were in the hands of someone she's not a fan of, Taylor Swift didn't directly address the issue, but she did play music from that rich catalog, including songs from her groundbreaking sophomore album to her first full-blown pop...

Tennessee college to open Chris Young Cafe music venue

Jul. 11, 2019 4:57 AM EDT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Chris Young's alma mater is honoring him by naming a new live music venue after him on campus. Middle Tennessee State University plans to open the Chris Young Cafe sometime in the fall semester. University President Sidney McPhee said at an event Tuesday at the...

AP Exclusive: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert

Jul. 9, 2019 1:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women's rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. "After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fest. While I want...

Matthew Wolff a PGA Tour winner at age 20 in 3rd pro start

Jul. 7, 2019 8:53 PM EDT

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Matthew Wolff made a 26-foot putt from the fringe for an eagle on the final hole for a 6-under 65 to win the 3M Open on Sunday, beating Collin Morikawa and Bryson DeChambeau by one stroke in a tense finish to the first-time PGA Tour event. The 20-year-old Wolff struck his second shot...

Massive choir a place for Estonians to find identity, solace

Jul. 7, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Estonians joined in singing folk songs Sunday on the 150th anniversary of a music festival that inspired resistance to Soviet control and later received recognition from the U.N. cultural agency. The Estonian Song and Dance Celebration attracted 35,000 singers,...

At Tehran symphony, music lovers seek escape from reality

Jul. 5, 2019 8:35 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Aficionados of Western classical music have carved out a niche for themselves in Iran, where cultural expression remains tightly controlled by strict rules imposed after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. And perhaps surprisingly, musicians in their 20s and 30s perform for overwhelmingly...

Concerts, fireworks and a military parade mark July Fourth

Jul. 4, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The national holiday to mark America's birth as a country has been filled with parades, concerts, competitive eating and, of course, fireworks. Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, New York and other places around the country are holding massive celebrations with big name artists like Jennifer...