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Correction: Music Review-The Lumineers story

Jan. 20, 2022 17:12 PM EST
In a music review published January 14, 2022, about the new Lumineers album, The Associated Press erroneously reported the last name of one of the band’s founding members. He is Wesley Schultz, not Shultz.

Q&A: Aguilera picks up Spanish full force with "LA FUERZA"

Jan. 20, 2022 17:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Christina Aguilera doesn't pick up exactly where she left 22 years ago with her Latin Grammy winning Spanish album “Mi Reflejo.” The superstar singer comes full force as a “grown woman and a mother” to showcase her Latino roots in the EP “LA FUERZA”, out Friday. And...

After 2-year hiatus caused by COVID-19, Jazz Fest returns

Jan. 20, 2022 15:53 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After a two-year hiatus brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returns this spring with headliners The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lionel Richie, Erykah Badu, Ludacris, Nelly and Willie Nelson. Festival...

Full schedule of concerts planned for Tanglewood this summer

Jan. 20, 2022 14:51 PM EST

LENOX, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Thursday that its summer home in Tanglewood will host a full schedule of concerts this year for the first time since 2019. The 2022 season that runs from June 17 through Sept. 4 will include a 90th birthday celebration for...

Olympic star Shiffrin: Loss of father 'still pretty painful'

Jan. 20, 2022 12:29 PM EST

Mikaela Shiffrin glances over her right shoulder at the photo of her late father, Jeff, hanging on a wall in her Edwards, Colorado, home. She smiles. Then she bows her head, sighs and begins speaking, occasionally pausing between words, perhaps because it simply still just doesn’t seem real,...

Tina Turner, husband snap up vast $76M estate on Lake Zurich

Jan. 20, 2022 11:34 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — Rock ‘n’ roll icon Tina Turner and her husband have reportedly bought a 70-million-Swiss-franc ($76 million) estate with 10 buildings, pond, stream, swimming pool and boat dock on Lake Zurich. The 82-year-old star’s husband, Erwin Bach, was quoted in daily...

Review: ‘Delta Man’ spotlights Allison-Spehar partnership

Jan. 20, 2022 11:19 AM EST

“Delta Man,” Bobby Allison and Gerry Spehar (Independent) The new album by longtime songwriting collaborators Bobby Allison and Gerry Spehar includes an exuberant self-assessment on “Bubba Billy Boom Boom & Me,” a tune as entertaining as its title. “We...

San Francisco Opera will debut Adams' 'Antony and Cleopatra'

Jan. 19, 2022 19:43 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — John Adams’ version of “Antony and Cleopatra” will have its world premiere on Sept. 10 on the opening weekend of the San Francisco Opera’s 100th season. Soprano Julia Bullock sings Cleopatra, baritone Gerald Finley will be Antony, tenor Paul Appleby...

Singer Fred Parris of the Five Satins dead at age 85

Jan. 19, 2022 15:05 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fred Parris, the lead singer of the 1950s harmony group the Five Satins and composer of the classic doo-wop ballad “In the Still of the Night,” has died at age 85. Parris died Jan. 13 after a brief illness, according to his music manager, Pat Marafiote. Parris...

Review: Mellencamp album reflects on life and wasted time

Jan. 19, 2022 13:38 PM EST

“Strictly a One-Eyed Jack," John Mellencamp (Republic Records) John Mellencamp‘s latest studio album, “Strictly a One-Eyed Jack,” is a work of deep reflection. Over the course of 12 new tunes, Mellencamp sings in a raspy sing-song voice mixing blues, folk, and...