Adam Levine’s Super Bowl nipple reveal prompts backlash
NEW YORK (AP) — First, critics panned Maroon 5's Super Bowl halftime performance. Then social media folks went full-on snark over Adam Levine's throw pillow-like tank top design. Then he peeled off the busy brown shirt and the snark turned to outrage over his exposed nipples.
Laura Veirs, "The Lookout" (Raven Marching Band Records)
Coming off an exceptional album and tour with k.d. lang and Neko Case in 2016, Laura Veirs spent months and months writing and re-writing dozens of songs in her Portland, Oregon, studio. The hard work has paid off and it sounds so good and natural that you won't notice all the perspiration bonding with the inspiration to become "The Lookout," her 10th solo record.
Known for her decades of gospel and rhythm and blues performances, Mavis Staples will headline opening day of this year's Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival with a 7:30 p.m. June 1 performance on the Dollar Bank Main Stage in Point State Park.
Ray LaMontagne, a folk rock singer-songwriter, will headline a concert at Breese Stevens Field in Madison on July 6.
Bon Iver, the National, Modest Mouse to headline 2018 Sasquatch! Music Festival
Bon Iver, the National, Modest Mouse, David Byrne and many, many more are set to hit the Gorge Amphitheatre during Memorial Day weekend as part of the 2018 Sasquatch! Music Festival.
Neko Case’s Vermont home is damaged by fire
BARNET, Vt. (AP) — Fire investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that heavily damaged Neko Case's 225-year-old Vermont home.
Barnet firefighters were called to the indie musician's home at about 9:30 p.m. Monday. The Caledonian Record (http://bit.ly/2ymcclb ) reports the fire could be seen from miles away.
It’s a minor miracle the New Pornographers made it this far. Actually, it’s amazing the band kept going after releasing their debut and straight-up masterpiece “Mass Romantic” in 2000.
Monae among performers at Women’s March on Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janelle Monae, Maxwell and Angelique Kidjo are set to perform at the Women's March on Washington this weekend.
Organizers of the event announced its performance lineup Wednesday. Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Indigo Girls, MC Lyte, Samantha Ronson, Toshi Reagon and Emily Wells are also set to perform at Saturday's march.