Wires  >  AP Music

AP Music

Bono says he wears sunglasses due to glaucoma

Britain-Bono

AP Photo

U2 singer Bono says his ever-present sunglasses aren't a rock-star affectation — he has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years. Read more

UN chief: Fund to fight Ebola has $100,000 in bank

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that a trust fund he launched to provide fast and flexible funding for the fight against Ebola has only $100,000 in the bank. Read more

Top 20 Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week's ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Read more

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees to be named

The South Dakota Rock and Roll Music Association plans to announce on Thursday the 2015 inductees to the state Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Read more

Grohl's challenge to band results in TV series

Dave Grohl Portrait Session

Photo by Victoria Will

Dave Grohl doesn't think small. What began as an idea to challenge his band, Foo Fighters, turned into an HBO television series that celebrates the musical heritage of eight American cities and the idea of music as a community. Read more

Judge sides with widow in Pendergrass estate fight

Teddy Pendergrass Estate

AP Photo

A suburban Philadelphia judge has decided that the widow of R&B singer Teddy Pendergrass will retain control over his estate after rejecting a will submitted by the singer's son. Read more

Smithsonian honors Cash, 9 others for 'Ingenuity'

Singer Rosanne Cash and the founder of virtual reality firm Oculus are being honored with American Ingenuity Awards at the Smithsonian Institution, along with 8 other scientists and scholars for their groundbreaking work. Read more

Review: 'On the Town' is a helluva revival

Theater Review On the Town

AP Photo

The webs have been swept away, the comic book villains are long gone and even the name of the theater has changed. So what better way to bid farewell to the doomed "Spider-Man" musical at the re-christened Lyric Theatre than with a pure American classic? Read more

Vegas pub expects to break longest-concert record

An Irish pub on the Las Vegas Strip is expected to break a Guinness World Record after hosting more than two weeks of nearly nonstop live music. Read more

Eagles' Don Henley sues company over shirt ad

A founding member of the Eagles rock band is suing a Wisconsin clothing manufacturer over an ad he claims is a copyright violation. Read more

Rapper appears at King County Drug Court event

King County Drug Court Anniversary

AP Photo

The 20th anniversary celebration of the pioneering King County Drug Court was about half over when a famous participant strolled in and took a seat on the front bench. Read more

Eagles' Don Henley sues Duluth Trading Co.

A founding member of the Eagles rock band is suing a Wisconsin clothing manufacturer over an ad he claims is a copyright violation. Read more

SOL3 MIO, Cornelison to sing at N Zealand-US match

Popular classical New Zealand trio SOL3 MIO and Chicago opera singer Jim Cornelison will perform their countries' national anthems when the New Zealand All Blacks and USA Eagles meet at Soldier Field on Nov. 1. Read more

Macklemore appears at Seattle drug court event

King County Drug Court Anniversary

AP Photo

The 20th anniversary celebration of the pioneering King County Drug Court was about half over when a famous participant strolled in and took a seat on the front bench. Read more

Met to present controversial 'Klinghoffer' opera

Opera-Klinghoffer

AP Photo

When the Metropolitan Opera announced in February that it would present John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer" this fall, there was, as Peter Gelb recalls it, "absolutely no reaction" at first. Then the firestorm erupted. Read more

Judge finalizes divorce of Heidi Klum and Seal

People-Klum-Seal-Divorce

AP Photo

Model Heidi Klum and Grammy-winning singer Seal are officially divorced. Read more

Costello, Lauper up for Songwriters Hall of Fame

Music-Songwriters Hall of Fame

Photo by Jeff Daly

Tom Petty, Vince Gill, Cyndi Lauper, Elvis Costello and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds are among the performing songwriters being considered for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Read more

A sampling of editorials from around New York

The Buffalo News on gambling in New York state. Read more

Cuba violinmakers battle instrument shortage

Cuba Violins Photo Gallery

AP Photo

In a light-filled workshop cluttered with tools and pieces of old string instruments, three men carve strips of imported wood and silently measure the angles of violin pegs and viola necks bent out of tune by years of use. Read more

Billy Joel sells Long Island mansion

Billy Joel Mansion

Photo by Scott Roth

Billy Joel has sold his beachfront mansion on Long Island. Read more

Page 2