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See the Strokes Play Fundraiser Gig for NYC Mayoral Candidate Maya Wiley

The Strokes performed a full concert Saturday at New York’s newly renovated Irving Plaza as part of a fundraiser for mayoral candidate Maya Wiley. The exuberant benefit gig — the first show at the venue in over two years, with attendees needing to show proof of vaccination — also featured …

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Polo G Arrested in Miami Following Incident With Police

Polo G was arrested early Saturday morning in Miami following an incident with law enforcement that occurred hours after the rapper hosted a release party for his new album Hall of Fame. According to Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation, the rapper — birth name Taurus Bartlett — was charged with …

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Foo Fighters Announce Intimate Los Angeles-Area Gig Ahead of MSG Concert

Ahead of Foo Fighters’ Madison Square Garden-reopening concert, Dave Grohl and company have announced an intimate warmup show at a Los Angeles-area venue next week. The gig will take place Tuesday, June 15th at Agoura Hills, California’s Canyon Club, a venue vastly tinier than Foo Fighters’ full-capacity June 20th concert …

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Reba McEntire Denies Participation in Gov. Kristi Noem Fundraiser

Reba McEntire issued a statement Friday denying her advertised participation in a fundraiser this Sunday for South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem. The country star was listed among the special guests on promotional material for the minimum $500-per-person barbecue benefitting Noem — who Rolling Stone dubbed “The Queen of Covid of …

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See Noel Gallagher Perform Three Songs, Including Oasis Classic, on ‘CBS This Morning’

Noel Gallagher performed three songs from his catalog, including an Oasis classic, as part of CBS This Morning’s Saturday Sessions. Joined by his High Flying Birds, Gallagher delivered Oasis’ “Don’t Look Back in Anger” as well as his solo songs “Holy Mountain” and “We’re On Our Way Now.” [embedded content] …

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Watch Polo G Bring Hit Single ‘Rapstar’ to ‘Fallon’

Polo G celebrated the release of his new album Hall of Fame by performing his Number One hit “Rapstar” on The Tonight Show Friday. Accompanied by a band that included an electric ukulele player, Polo G delivered the smash single virtually from a soundstage surrounded by framed monitors. Released in …

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Celebrate 80 Years of Bob Dylan With Our New Podcast

A new episode of Rolling Stone Music Now celebrates Bob Dylan’s 80th birthday, starting with a look at our definitive new list of the top 80 Dylan covers, from Jimi Hendrix’s “All Along the Watchtower” to Sam Cooke’s “Blowin’ in the Wind.” Angie Martoccio, David Browne, Andy Greene, and Simon …

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How Nefesh Mountain Are Fighting Anti-Semitism With Traditional Bluegrass

Eric Lindberg and Doni Zasloff, the core of the bluegrass group Nefesh Mountain, had just returned from a family trip to Poland and the Ukraine in 2018 when news broke about a mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Still emotionally raw from visiting their families’ hometowns …

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Tomorrow x Together: Leaders of the Fourth Generation of K-Pop ‘It Boys’

As the first boy band to debut under Big Hit Music since BTS, the guys in Tomorrow X Together (TXT for short) know they have their work cut out for them. But rather than follow in the footsteps of their labelmates, Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun, and Hueningkai say they’re using …

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See Jeff and Spencer Tweedy Cover Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen’s ‘Like I Used To’

Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer delivered an acoustic rendition of Sharon Van Etten and Angel Olsen’s new single “Like I Used To” during the latest episode of their “Tweedy Show” Instagram livestream. The performance begins at the 2:34-mark of the video below: With the elder Tweedy on guitar and …

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