Music festivals

Police stand guard outside the warehouse building where the Art All Night Trenton 2018 festival that was the scene of a shooting that resulted in numerous injuries and at least one death Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Trenton, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
June 17, 2018 - 10:39 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two other suspects, were injured. Of the 17 people treated for gunshot wounds,...
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June 13, 2018 - 10:14 pm
WINSTED, Minn. (AP) — A young woman endured an exhaust-ing ordeal when she got her head stuck in a truck's oversized tailpipe at a Minnesota music festival. Firefighters used a power saw to free the woman from her predicament at last weekend's Winstock Music Festival in Winsted, about 40 miles west...
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June 07, 2018 - 11:36 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For 17 years, the unofficial start of one of biggest weeks for country music fans has been Marty Stuart's "Late Night Jam," which precedes the four-day Country Music Association Festival in Nashville, Tennessee. Stuart kicked off this year's event on Wednesday night with...
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May 06, 2018 - 1:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story May 5 about the New Orleans Jazz Fest, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an Aerosmith song as "Sweet Misery." The band's song "Cryin'" includes the phrase "sweet misery." A corrected version of the story is below: Aerosmith packs 'em in at New...
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FILE - In this May 3, 2017 file photo, Danny DeVito participates in the 2017 Tony Awards Meet the Nominees press day in New York. The Asbury Park Press reports that the Asbury Park City Council honored Devito on Saturday, April 29, 2018, by declaring his birthday, Nov. 17, as “Danny DeVito Day” in his hometown. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
April 29, 2018 - 12:59 pm
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Danny DeVito has gotten his own day in his native New Jersey. The Asbury Park Press reports the Asbury Park City Council honored the actor Saturday night by declaring his birthday, Nov. 17, as "Danny DeVito Day" in his hometown. The honor was announced as DeVito appeared at...
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Sturgill Simpson, background left with guitar, performs with the 610 Stompers at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Friday, April 27, 2018, in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
April 27, 2018 - 9:15 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The 49th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival opened Friday — a sun-drenched affair where the joy was tempered only by news of the death of a New Orleans music idol. Charles Neville, a saxophone player since the 1950s and a stalwart for three decades with the Neville...
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Amanda McFillen shows a picture taken at the 1989 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival of saxophone player Charles Neville posing with Harry Connick Jr. The image was among those on sale Friday, April 27, 2018 at the festival by the Historic New Orleans Collection in New Orleans. Neville died Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Kevin McGill)
April 27, 2018 - 7:33 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (all times local): 6 p.m. Sting drew throngs to one of the largest stages of the New Orleans & Heritage Festival as he launched into an array of crowd favorites like Synchohicity II and Every Little...
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017 file photo, J. Cole performs at The Budweiser Made In America Festivalin Philadelphia. The Platinum-selling rapper is honoring his home state by launching a music festival in North Carolina this September 2018. Dreamville Records and ScoreMore Shows announced Friday, April 27, 2018, that the inaugural Dreamville Festival will debut Sept. 15 in Raleigh at Dorothea Dix Park. Cole, who was born on a military base in Germany, was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina.(Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
April 27, 2018 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Platinum-selling rapper J. Cole is honoring his home state by launching a music festival in North Carolina this September. Dreamville Records and ScoreMore Shows announced Friday that the inaugural Dreamville Festival will debut Sept. 15 in Raleigh at Dorothea Dix Park. Cole, who...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Beyonce, center, and Jay-Z perform during a Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaign rally in Cleveland. Beyonce performed a 2-hour set at Coachella, Saturday, April 14, 2018, paying tribute to the marching bands, the dance troupes and step teams at historically black colleges and universities. Jay-Z also came out for a collaboration.( AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
April 15, 2018 - 11:53 am
INDIO, Calif. (AP) — Beyonce has paid tribute Saturday to historically black colleges and universities and also reunited with Destiny's Child during her headlining performance at Coachella, which was delayed for a year because of her pregnancy. Beyonce performed at two-hour set of her hits in Indio...
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April 01, 2018 - 3:50 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame says it will receive $4.1 million over five years to help expand its youth education programs and community activities. The Rock Hall announced this week that PNC Bank has pledged $3.75 million to support various programming such as free...
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