AURORA | The area’s most venerable and largest benefit for fallen military heroes will hold an annual benefit concert and soirée on Memorial Day at The Stampede at 2430 S. Havana St. The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors program has aided more than 40,000 family members of fallen members of the military. Since 1994, the […]
“It’s unbelievable that the fans went out and proved what they proved this year, and that’s the only reason I won eight awards,” Swift said in an interview with The Associated Press following her wins.
“Aw, man, I’m so proud to be living long enough to see this thing come along,” said veteran Mississippi bluesman Bobby Rush, a 2006 inductee who says his age is somewhere between 75 and 81. “You can walk through it, feeling like you were there when the music was done.”
A part of the city’s 29th annual summer concert series, the shows run from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. every Thursday from June 18 through July 30.
The release says the 81-year-old Nelson will collaborate with master growers to define standards for the strain.
The duets format can be a lazy way to go, a predictable romp that showcases familiar old songs. Not so with Van Morrison’s new collection “Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue” which skips obvious hits like “Moondance” and “Brown-Eyed Girl” for overlooked, sometimes eccentric tracks from memorable albums like “The Healing Game” and “A Period of Transition.”
Aykroyd said in a statement Monday that he’s excited for the label to find the next generation of blues performers.
“Today’s successful verdict, with the odds more than stacked against the Marvin Gaye estate, could redefine what copyright infringement means for recording artists,” said Glen Rothstein, an intellectual property attorney with the firm Greenberg Glusker.
“Checkin’ Out” is Bryan’s seventh spring-break collection in as many years; that’s in addition to four full-length albums since 2007. The 38-year-old CMA Entertainer of the Year understandably feels ready to focus on something deeper than beach-party soundtracks.
While the majority of the material falls solidly in the positive, some of the tunes undoubtedly meant to sound fierce and liberating just feel tired, like the electro-clash braggadocio of “Bitch I’m Madonna,” featuring Nicki Minaj, and the tedious X-rated bump-and-grind of the Kanye West-produced “Holy Water.”