Music

June 20, 2017 - 6:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The president and chief executive officer of the Philadelphia Orchestra has announced that she is leaving when her contract expires at the end of the year. Allison Vulgamore said Tuesday that she didn't make the decision "easily or lightly" but believes the timing is right...
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FILE - In an Aug. 3, 2016 file photo, singer Tony Bennett arrives for his 90th birthday celebration at the Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. The Library of Congress announced Tuesday, June 20, 2017 that the 90-year-old Bennett has been honored with this year's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The prize was created by Congress to honor singers and songwriters who entertain, inform and inspire. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
June 20, 2017 - 11:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tony Bennett, the beloved and durable interpreter of American standards whose chart-topping career spans seven decades, has been honored with this year's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The Library of Congress announced the award Tuesday. The lifetime achievement award named for...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016 file photo, singer Tony Bennett arrives for his 90th birthday celebration at the Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. The Library of Congress announced Tuesday that the 90-year-old Bennett is the recipient of the lifetime achievement award. The prize was created by Congress to honor singers and songwriters who entertain, inform and inspire. Bennett has been honored with this year’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 20, 2017 - 11:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tony Bennett, the beloved and durable interpreter of American standards whose chart-topping career spans seven decades, has been honored with this year's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The Library of Congress announced the award Tuesday. The lifetime achievement award named for...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016 file photo, singer Tony Bennett arrives for his 90th birthday celebration at the Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. The Library of Congress announced Tuesday that the 90-year-old Bennett is the recipient of the lifetime achievement award. The prize was created by Congress to honor singers and songwriters who entertain, inform and inspire. Bennett has been honored with this year’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 20, 2017 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tony Bennett has been honored with this year's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The Library of Congress announced Tuesday that the 90-year-old Bennett is the recipient of the lifetime achievement award. The prize was created by Congress to honor singers and songwriters who...
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June 16, 2017 - 7:41 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — The Monterey International Pop Festival turned 50 on Friday and celebrated its anniversary by kicking off another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from a half century ago. Back in 1967, the Monterey festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." The...
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June 16, 2017 - 6:59 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — The Monterey International Pop Festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary with another three-day concert that's bringing back a few acts from a half century ago. Back in 1967, the Monterey festival was the centerpiece of the "Summer of Love." The June 16-18, 1967 event...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2010 file photo, Phish drummer Jon Fishman appears at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. Fishman will take a place on Lincolnville, Maine's five-seat board after winning Tuesday, June 13, 2017 nonpartisan election. He and his wife, Briar, have five children and have lived in the seaside town for the past decade. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)
June 16, 2017 - 7:57 am
LINCOLNVILLE, Maine (AP) — The drummer for the jam band Phish has been elected to his Maine town's Board of Selectmen. Jon Fishman will take a place on Lincolnville's five-seat board after winning Tuesday's nonpartisan election. He and his wife, Briar, have five children and have lived in the...
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June 16, 2017 - 5:55 am
LINCOLNVILLE, Maine (AP) — The drummer for the jam band Phish has been elected to his Maine town's Board of Selectmen. Jon Fishman will take a place on Lincolnville's five-seat board after winning Tuesday's nonpartisan election. He and his wife, Briar, have five children and have lived in the...
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June 16, 2017 - 2:56 am
BEACH CITY, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating a double homicide and attempted suicide involving members of an Ohio family band known for its bluegrass music. The Stark County Sheriff's Office says two family members are dead and a third, believed to be the shooter, has been taken to a Cleveland...
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In this Tuesday, June 13, 2017, photo, members of the Dallas Street Choir Debra Scott, left rear, Elizabeth Armstrong, center, and Toria Ellis, far right, raise their voices during a rehearsal for their performance at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday evening, at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York. The group of homeless men and women recruited from streets and shelters in Texas has made it to Carnegie Hall. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 15, 2017 - 12:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — They're homeless, but a group of men and women from Texas has made it to Carnegie Hall. The storied New York City concert hall was the venue Wednesday evening for a performance by the Dallas Street Choir, all singers recruited from urban streets and homeless shelters who've been...
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