The Lumineers are among many artists frustrated by people on their mobile devices during performances. Their singer explains why they’re asking fans to lock up their phones with a new technology.
“I saw who he was, and there was a mystery about him even then,” says Husney, who managed Prince at the very beginning of his career. The iconic musician died Thursday at 57.
One reporter outside Prince’s Paisley Park compound near Minneapolis said “even the journalists are hugging each other” after learning that Prince had died.
According to a statement, the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman died in Bloomington, Minn.; other details were not revealed, citing his family’s desire for privacy.
Jukeboxes Unlimited owner Don Muller has been selling machines since ’71, and he’s sold them to the likes of Steve Martin and Mick Fleetwood. But his collection of over 400,000 records isn’t for sale.
The parent company of Columbia House, the music-subscription king of the ’80s and ’90s, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Two NPR music editors remember the good and the bad.
The folk music icon was hospitalized in Los Angeles after being found unconscious in her home Tuesday.
The legendary singer rose to prominence with such hits as “Lookin’ For A Love” and “It’s All Over Now.”
Just a few years ago, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra was weathering a financial crisis and a bitter labor dispute. Tune in to Weekend Edition on Sunday to hear about its impressive recovery.
This, we’re told, is the year female rappers will break their way back into the mainstream, ending the long period of silence for women in the industry.
Maria Von Trapp, the last of the seven-member Trapp Family Singers that inspired the play and film, died on Tuesday at her home in Vermont.
Fred Ho has combined improvisation with Asian themes to create his own form of political activism. Now, at age 56, Ho is dying of cancer.
The instrument, known as “Lipinski” was stolen from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s concert master last week.
Seeger had been a mentor and an influence on younger musicians for decades. He will be remembered for his music and his social activism.
A tireless campaigner for his own vision of a utopia marked by peace and togetherness, Pete Seeger’s tools were his songs, his voice, his enthusiasm and his musical instruments.