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Darius Rucker to sing national anthem at Bills-Dolphins

Sep. 17, 2021 11:29 AM EDT

When Darius Rucker sings the national anthem, which he will do Sunday when his favorite NFL team, the Miami Dolphins, host Buffalo, he always is struck by the significance of the song. The country star who also was the front man for Hootie & the Blowfish doesn't...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Aug. 20, 2021 12:16 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. TOP 20 GLOBAL...

Grammy-winning folk singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith dies

Aug. 13, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nanci Griffith, the Grammy-winning folk singer-songwriter from Texas whose literary songs like “Love at the Five and Dime” celebrated the South, has died. She was 68. Her management company, Gold Mountain Entertainment, said Griffith died...

Cunningham says plan would boost South Carolina COVID shots

Jul. 26, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Joe Cunningham is rolling out a plan to boost South Carolina's COVID-19 vaccinations, a number the former congressman said is low due to a lack of leadership under Republican Gov. Henry McMaster. ”We are on the verge of another major...

Biden, Harris: Protect voting rights to honor John Lewis

Jul. 17, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Saturday both marked the one-year anniversary of U.S. Rep. John Lewis' death by urging Congress to honor the legacy of the civil rights icon by enacting laws to protect voting rights. Biden said he...