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As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

Dec. 15, 2018 12:31 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame. People close to him tell The Associated Press that as the possibility of prison looms, Flynn is relaxed and hopeful, eager to get through...

Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame

Dec. 13, 2018 10:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan vote-getter, Def Leppard. Radiohead, the Cure, Roxy Music and the Zombies will also be ushered in next spring at the...

Music Review: Eddie Palmieri's latest will move you to dance

Dec. 13, 2018 4:18 PM EST

Eddie Palmieri, "Mi Luz Mayor" (Ropeadope) It might be the winter season for the U.S., but Eddie Palmieri brings the sunshine and warmth with his latest album, "Mi Luz Mayor." The Spanish Harlem, New Yorker is a living legend and cultural treasure — chances are you've heard his melodies or tunes influenced...

Hours after Springsteen show closes, film drops on Netflix

Dec. 13, 2018 3:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — To director Thom Zimny, the key element in his filmed version of Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show was in the star's eyes. The Netflix documentary makes its first appearance on the service early in the morning of Dec. 16, hours after the singer's 236th and last performance of "Springsteen...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Dec. 13, 2018 2:15 PM EST

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 November 28, 2018: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1....

Review: LP, diminutive singer with big voice, lays it out

Dec. 12, 2018 12:09 PM EST

LP, "Heart to Mouth" (BMG/Vagrant) There's a reference to shape-shifting tucked into the lyrics of "When I'm Over You," the second song on LP's new album, "Heart to Mouth," and it didn't get there by accident. Over the course of a dozen new songs, the diminutive singer works in enough different styles to draw...

Cannibal Corpse guitarist charged with burglary, assault

Dec. 11, 2018 3:22 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say the lead guitarist for the death metal band Cannibal Corpse broke into a Florida house and tried to attack a deputy. A Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office news release says 53-year-old Patrick O'Brien was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated assault and burglary....

Drummer suspected of embezzling $750K from charity concert

Dec. 10, 2018 8:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say the former musical director for the United Nations and Arsenio Hall's TV show has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling $750,000 from an overseas charity concert for homeless children. The U.S. Attorney's office says Monday that Robin DiMaggio could face wire fraud...

Ocean Resort ramping up concerts to compete in Atlantic City

Dec. 10, 2018 12:36 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Ocean Resort Casino is joining with a major concert promoter to expand its entertainment offerings as it seeks to compete in the cutthroat Atlantic City nightlife market. The casino announced a deal Monday with The Bowery Presents/AEG to stage concerts at the Boardwalk...

Following Perry's lead, Kid Rock pays off $81K in layaways

Dec. 9, 2018 1:33 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Kid Rock says he followed the lead of actor Tyler Perry by paying off the layaway items of hundreds of Walmart customers in Tennessee. Store manager Tom Meyer tells The Tennessean Kid Rock spent $81,000 to pay the balances of 350 customer accounts at a Walmart in Nashville....