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Music festival | Roots of fest in flood anniversary, folk event – TribDem.com

Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017

Although the event now known as the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival has evolved throughout the years, the spirit of the annual summer party – with its diverse music and sense of celebration – still has ties to its earliest days. In 1989, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1889 Johnstown Flood, the Johnstown Area Heritage Association and other local organizations held a street fair…

More than 22000 evacuated as fire engulfs stage at music festival in Spain – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017

More than 22,000 people were evacuated on Saturday when the stage at an electronic music festival near Barcelona erupted in flames, sending attendees running. Firefighters rushed to the Tomorrowland festival in Santa Coloma de Gramenet in north-eastern Spain, and eventually managed to extinguish the blaze which caused no injuries, they said in a statement. A total of 22,143 people had to be evacuated from the festival, they added. Footage of…

Thousands evacuated from Tomorrowland music festival in Barcelona after stage engulfed in flames – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017

Among the stars appearing at the festival was Steve Aoki, whose collaboration with One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson – Just Hold On – soared to the top of the charts. The cause of the fire remains unclear, although it is believed that it could have been triggered by a firework display which was part of the show. “The fire brigade’s initial hypothesis is that there was an overheating of the material…

Music festival | Roots of fest in flood anniversary, folk event | News … – TribDem.com

Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017

Although the event now known as the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival has evolved throughout the years, the spirit of the annual summer party – with its diverse music and sense of celebration – still has ties to its earliest days. In 1989, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1889 Johnstown Flood, the Johnstown Area Heritage Association and other local organizations held a street fair…

Graham: ‘DHS Secretary Jeff Sessions doesn’t sound right’ – The Hill

Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamHatch: Trump’s Sessions attacks bad for presidency Graham: ‘DHS Secretary Jeff Sessions doesn’t sound right’ Sunday Show Preview: Washington recovers from healthcare fallout in the Senate MORE (R-S.C.) chimed into speculation that Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsGOP Senate candidates race to align with Trump House Dem jests: It’s ‘nice’ that not all male colleagues interrupt her Hatch: Trump’s Sessions attacks bad for presidency MORE could be tapped…

Storm interrupts Mountain Home Country Music Festival – KTVB

Posted: Sunday, July 30, 2017

Two performances at the Mountain Home Country Music Festival were canceled Friday night as a storm brought lightning, wind, and heavy rain to the venue.

Graham: ‘DHS Secretary Jeff Sessions doesn’t sound right’ – The Hill

Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamHatch: Trump’s Sessions attacks bad for presidency Graham: ‘DHS Secretary Jeff Sessions doesn’t sound right’ Sunday Show Preview: Washington recovers from healthcare fallout in the Senate MORE (R-S.C.) chimed into speculation that Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsHatch: Trump’s Sessions attacks bad for presidency Graham: ‘DHS Secretary Jeff Sessions doesn’t sound right’ Timeline: How the Trump and Sessions relationship deteriorated MORE could be tapped to replace John Kelly…

Power and Progress Music Festival back for sixth year – Columbus Telegram

Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017

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He’ll Make Music Again – TMZ.com

Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Justin Bieber‘s love of music is fully intact, and his love for his religion won’t change that … which is why he’s reassuring close friends he WILL return to performing. When TMZ broke the story … Justin was canceling the Purpose tour to rededicate “his life to Christ” … we’re told it sent shockwaves through the industry, and there was genuine concern he would put music on the back burner. Sources…

YouTube wants to fix its awkward relationship with the music industry – The Verge

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

For the past few years, the biggest fight in the music industry has been against ad-supported music. Apple attempted to kill Spotify’s free tier before it launched Apple Music; the industry has railed against what it perceives as low payments from YouTube for years; and SoundCloud, one of the most popular ad-supported streaming sites in the world, is on the brink of collapse. But the truth is that ad-supported streaming…

Exit music: the iPod Shuffles off this mortal coil – The Guardian

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Name: iPod Age: 16. Appearance: Small, rectangular, retro. What is it? You want to know what an iPod is? Yes. OK, the word iPod refers to Apple’s sleekly designed range of MP3 players, which were once very cool and popular. Sorry … “MP3 player”? Give me strength. An MP3 player is a portable electronic device that stores and plays music or other audio files, and is usually used with headphones….

The sound of music… and a few stray notes: Seniors play in New Horizons Band – GazetteNET

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

  Carol Neubert took piano lessons for several years when she was growing up, learned to read music and figured out how to play the instrument — to a degree. “My right hand can play the piano well, and my left hand plays well, but they do not play well together,” Neubert said with a laugh, as she sat in the living room of her Northampton home on a recent morning.  But Neubert,…

New Music Friday: 23 releases to hear now – EW.com (blog)

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Every Friday, artists drop anticipated albums, surprise singles, and hyped collaborations. As part of New Music Friday, EW’s music team chooses some of the essential new tunes. From Charli XCX’s addictive new jam — and it’s instantly memorable video — to an unexpected new collaboration by Future and Nicki Minaj, here are the week’s most noteworthy releases. Got Spotify? Stream all of EW’s picks by following our playlist (embedded below) for…

The most popular music artist in every state, according to Pandora – Markets Insider

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Drake.T-Mobile We’re over halfway through an eventful year in music, and the continued growth of streaming services has done much to invigorate the music industry. Big artists like Drake have seen great success in releasing streaming-only albums. “More Life,” Drake’s streaming-only “playlist” LP, set streaming records and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album charts in March. And with streaming now counting for the majority of revenue in the US music industry for the first…

Music is escape for library’s ‘hip-hop intern’ – Idaho Statesman

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Music is DeAdria Brown’s escape. Since she was 9 years old, Brown hasn’t hesitated to try out for school musicals or the choir. Music is her way of expressing herself. “I’m in my happy place when I sing,” Brown, 18, said. “As soon as I start, I’m being myself and enjoying myself.” A passion for music is what landed the Bosse High School graduate the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library’s paid…

Music is escape for library’s ‘hip-hop intern’ – Charlotte Observer

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Since she was 9 years old, Brown hasn’t hesitated to try out for school musicals or the choir. Music is her way of expressing herself. “I’m in my happy place when I sing,” Brown, 18, said. “As soon as I start, I’m being myself and enjoying myself.” A passion for music is what landed the Bosse High School graduate the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library’s paid summer internship through a new…

Good News on Headphones and Hearing Loss – The New York Times – New York Times

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Photo Young people continue to listen to loud music on their headphones. But a reassuring new analysis found that hearing impairment rates among teens have dropped since an alarming spike in hearing loss was reported a decade ago. The study, in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, examined data from nationally representative samples of thousands of American youngsters aged 12 to 19 over more than two decades. The rate of moderate…

When the DJ is in middle school: DJ camp lets kids drop beats – Dallas News

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

Most of the kids were interested in Taylor Swift, Luke Bryan or Lady Gaga. At least one showed up because he loved dubstep. For Alex Aughenbaugh, it was deep house. Alex mixed a pair of songs from the genre he had just learned about, trying to match the beats and tempo in the Rekordbox DJ software. It was a digital tightrope, a balance of sound and speed. And then, the whoa moment: The two songs…

YouTube Red and Google Play Music may merge into one service – Ars Technica

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

reader comments 50 Google is notorious for having many services that do similar things, like its array of chat apps. Google’s music services have been fragmented for years, but the company may change that soon. According to a report from The Verge, YouTube’s head of music Lyor Cohen stated at the New Music Seminar conference in New York last night that YouTube Red and Google Play Music should merge to make a singular,…

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