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Music, shows coming to new concert venue on Kentucky farm

Jul. 17, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

SHARPSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Six friends had a shared idea: to open a concert venue in Bath County. Originally, they were looking at a 500-seat arena to showcase artists outside the hustle and bustle of a city. But when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the idea for the venue got...

Vinyl records surge during pandemic, keeping sales spinning

Jun. 08, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Vinyl record sales surged during the pandemic as music lovers fattened their collections, and audio cassettes began a comeback as well, keeping business spinning at record stores. Easing restrictions on indoor shopping and continued interest in...