Music

March 02, 2017 - 9:02 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A New York musician says he won't perform at the SXSW Music Festival over a contract provision stating that U.S. immigration agents may be contacted if an international act violates the performance agreement. SXSW organizers responded Thursday by saying that Felix Walworth, who...
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March 02, 2017 - 1:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — Gustav Metzger, whose concept of "auto-destructive art" inspired The Who's Pete Townshend to smash his guitars, has died at age 90. Publicist Erica Bolton said Metzger died Wednesday at his London home. Born to Polish Jewish parents in Nuremberg, Germany in 1926, Metzger was one of...
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March 02, 2017 - 4:15 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. rapper known for his hit song "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" has had his passport seized by authorities in the United Arab Emirates over a business dispute. State-owned daily The National first reported on the case, saying a court in the city of Al Ain imposed...
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March 01, 2017 - 5:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chance the Rapper is bringing his Grammy-winning music to the Essence Festival. The rapper won three trophies at this year's Grammy Awards including best new artist. He is the latest performer to join the annual music event as a headliner. Others that were previously announced...
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