In the Communist Seventies and Eighties, popular music was repressed in the Soviet Union, and the hunger for it – particularly Western rock & roll – led Russian fans to extreme measures. Black-market records, bootlegs etched into X-rays and even the opportunity to dub cassettes could easily cost fans a hefty chunk of their monthly salaries. And the opportunity to see Western performers in
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Lady Gaga canceled her appearance at the Rock in Rio Festival in Brazil after being hospitalized. A note posted on the singer's Twitter said she is "suffering from severe physical pain that has impacted her ability to perform."
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The Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival will now feature Macy Gray as headliner, replacing Charles Bradley, who recently cancelled all upcoming appearances due to illness. The rest of the October 7 lineup remains, including LP, Nick Waterhouse, Durand Jones & the Indications, Angelou, and Vieux Farka Read More
A Burning Man festival attendee, Aaron Joel Mitchell, died Sunday morning from fatal burns after running into a fire, according to ABC. Mitchell was taken to UC Davis Firefighters Burn Institute Regional Burn Center on Saturday night.
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A judge has placed the company that promoted Fyre Festival in bankruptcy, The Wall Street Journal reports. The decision was made in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, where three lenders were seeking to force Fyre Festival LLC into chapter seven bankruptcyThis art... Read More