Stories tagged: music
Fri., July 29, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Number of Prince’s potential heirs sharply reduced by court
A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince’s estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar’s fortune on Friday, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing …
Thu., July 28, 2016, 9:51 p.m.
Mary J. Blige files for divorce from husband of 13 years
Mary J. Blige is ending her marriage to her husband-manager after nearly 13 years. Court records show the “Family Affair” singer filed for divorce from Martin “Kendu” Isaacs on Tuesday …
Thu., July 28, 2016, 7 p.m.
Musicians make diverse line-up for Festival at Sandpoint
There are plenty of music festivals to choose from in the summer months, but few are as dependable for their variety as the Festival at Sandpoint. Here’s a rundown of …
Thu., July 28, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Prince tribute concert set for October in Minneapolis
Prince’s family says an official tribute concert honoring the late icon will take place in October in the singer’s hometown of Minneapolis.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 4 p.m.
On sale: New shows to fill your calendar
Our weekly list of news show going on sale in the Inland Northwest.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 10 a.m.
Canceled Tears for Fears gig not rescheduled
Tears for Fears, the English pop duo who gained fame in the 1980s with hits such as “Everybody Wants to Rule The World” and “Shout,” has rescheduled its spring tour …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 7 p.m.
Whitney channels ’70s fuzzy and sweet vibe
If you’re paying attention to the current indie rock scene, you’ll know the spirit of the ’70s is alive and well. The music of Whitney, a Chicago-based pop duo performing …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 5:05 p.m.
Dr. Dre beats gun rap following Malibu driveway encounter
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to bring gun charges against rapper Dr. Dre. A spokesman for the Los Angeles district attorney said Wednesday there was a lack …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending July 21, 2016:
Thu., July 21, 2016, 4 p.m.
Runaway June brings country harmonies to the Gorge
Billboard Magazine calls them the “Next Hot Trend in Country Music,” but all Wheelhouse Records act Runaway June can tell you is that they are staying true to their roots …
Thu., July 21, 2016, noon
Looking ahead: Shows on the horizon
Our weekly rundown of new and upcoming shows in the Inland Northwest.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 10 a.m.
Robert Ellis broadens his horizons - again - with latest record
The work of Texas singer-songwriter Robert Ellis, who performs at the Bartlett on Thursday, is defined by a lyrical specificity that sometimes recalls Randy Newman, Harry Nilsson or Paul Simon. …
Thu., July 21, 2016
Millsap’s songs informed by Pentacostal upbringing
Parker Millsap, who performs with his three-piece backing band at the Bartlett on Monday, admits he was in an “apocalyptic head space” when he started work on his latest album. …
Wed., July 20, 2016, 2:26 p.m.
Temple of the Dog to reunite, plans Seattle show
Temple of the Dog, th grunge-era Seattle supergroup born of the ashes of Mother Love Bone, will play five shows in 2016. Their one and only album, “Temple of the …
Sun., July 17, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
Few hundred attend rapper’s gang summit in Los Angeles
Rappers The Game and Snoop Dogg are organizing a summit with Los Angeles-area gang members to discuss ways to curb violence.
Sun., July 17, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Sexy and secret: Pitbull drops video paid by Florida
The new video from rapper Pitbull looks like a four-minute advertisement for Florida because that’s exactly what it is.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 7 p.m.
On new CD, Cheyenne Jackson says ‘This is who I truly am’
Cheyenne Jackson would like to get something off his chest: He’s proudly old-fashioned when it comes to music.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
Mick Jagger to be a dad again – it’s baby No. 8 – at 72 years old
Mick Jagger and girlfriend Melanie Hamrick are expecting a baby – her first, his eighth.
Thu., July 14, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
Kiss still ready to rock and roll
Known for outrageous stage antics and its makeup-and-leather aesthetic, Kiss is as much a brand as a band, with likenesses of its members adorning everything from comic books to pinball …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 10 a.m.
Fantastic Negrito finds inspiration in black roots music, streets of Oakland
Xavier Dphrepaulezz has lived enough life to supply material for multiple biographies. A self-taught musician who struggled in the business for years, Dphrepaulezz recently rechristened himself Fantastic Negrito and has …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 10 a.m.
The improbable life of James Taylor
As musical icons go, James Taylor is massive. His gentle singer-songwriter melodies continue to roll out and help him draw stadium-size audiences whenever he tours. His latest studio album, “Before …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:40 a.m.
Music Under the Oaks brings free concerts to Bemiss neighborhood
The first of four Bemiss Neighborhood free summer concerts kicks off Friday with an electric performance by Pamela Benton. Benton will play her electric violin and guitar at the Music …
Mon., July 11, 2016, 2:01 p.m.
Joe Perry of Aerosmith doing well after getting sick at New York show
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is “doing well” after he walked off a New York City stage during a performance with Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper and was taken to a …
Sat., July 9, 2016
Jay Z releases new song in wake of recent police shootings
Jay Z dropped a new song titled “Spiritual” late Thursday, a work he issued in response to the recent police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., and Philando …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
Looking ahead: Concerts on the horizon
Our weekly look at new and upcoming shows.
Thu., July 7, 2016, 10 a.m.
Salgado returns to Wallace for annual blues festival
Since playing the first Wallace Blues Festival in 2012, Curtis Salgado has been through a lot. He’s battled lung cancer, he was signed to Chicago-based blues label Alligator Records and …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
Wye Oak revisits the past to create new album, ‘Tween’
If albums are snapshots of a specific time and place in a band’s career, then Wye Oak’s “Tween” is a document of growth spurts and awkward phases that have been …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson marries singer Ciara
Singer Ciara has one, two stepped down the aisle with NFL player Russell Wilson.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Connecticut judge OKs bankruptcy plan for rapper 50 Cent
A federal bankruptcy court judge in Connecticut has approved a plan for 50 Cent to reorganize his finances and pay back creditors.
Tue., July 5, 2016, 5:09 p.m.
iTunes top 10: Timberlake still rules
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending June 30, 2016: