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Maine event to become tribute to Johnny Winter

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A music event at the Maine Lobster Festival will be missing one of its headliners. Read more

Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies

Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos has died at his home in New Orleans. He was 103. Read more

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Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies at 103

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Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter. Read more

Lowertown Guitar Festival returns to St. Paul

The Lowertown Guitar Festival returns to St. Paul next month. Read more

Jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies

Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, according to a family friend. He was 103. Read more

AP sources: Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills

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Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process told The Associated Press on Friday. Read more

Beyonce exhibit to debut at Rock Hall-Museum

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A fashion exhibit centered on Beyonce will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers. Read more

Man gets probation for trespassing at Swift's home

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A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to probation after being found guilty of trespassing at singer Taylor Swift's seaside mansion in Rhode Island. Read more

Alexandra Shipp to play R&B singer Aaliyah in film

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Alexandra Shipp has very little time to get ready for her new role as the late R&B singer Aaliyah. Read more

Teen metal band plans book after Sony label deal

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The teen metal band Unlocking the Truth, which recently signed a multi-album deal with Sony, plans to release a book next year. Read more

Lady A moving at jetliner's pace in life, studio

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The title for Lady Antebellum's forthcoming new album, "747," refers to a hook in the title song about how a commercial jetliner can't go fast enough for a man trying to reclaim his love. It's also a fitting analogy for the country trio's own super-sonic momentum over the last year. Read more

Trent Reznor contemplates the future, the road

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Trent Reznor is in a race with technology, from the way he presents his music to fans on the road to how he approaches his job as chief creative officer at Beats Electronics. Read more

North Dakota State Fair gets underway

The North Dakota State Fair begins its nine-day run in Minot on Friday. Read more

New signs to say 'Welcome to Sweet Home Alabama'

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Tourists traveling into Alabama on interstate highways will soon be greeted by signs strengthening the state's official connection to the Lynyrd Skynyrd song title "Sweet Home Alabama." Read more

NY doctor convicted of manslaughter in 2 overdoses

A doctor accused of peddling painkiller prescriptions to addicts — including some who died of overdoses and one who later killed four people in a pharmacy holdup — was convicted Friday in what was believed to be the first manslaughter case against a New York doctor in an overdose de... Read more

Beaufort Water Festival opens for 59th year

The Beaufort Water Festival is getting underway for a 59th year. Read more

Flint nonprofit brings string music to bus station

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Flint-area musicians are serenading bus passengers and community members in an effort to increase arts awareness. Read more

Kenny Chesney performing at Flora-Bama on Aug. 16

It didn't take long for fans to scoop up tickets for a free Kenny Chesney show on the beach at the Flora-Bama Lounge. Read more

Detroit Symphony to play neighborhood concerts

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform a series of shows at venues in eight area communities next year. Read more

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