The musician who had everyone singing the "Lido Shuffle" and "Lowdown" during the 1970s will entertain fans in Hammond today.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — An acoustic guitar Elvis Presley smashed during his final tour has sparked a custody fight between the South Dakota museum that currently displays it and a collector who insists the instrument never should have ended …
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man who provided the stun gun used in the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin in January was sentenced Thursday to 3½ years in prison.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A lawyer for rock star John Mellencamp's oldest son says her client will receive alcohol treatment and stay out of trouble following an underage drinking arrest.
Drenge, "Drenge" (Infectious Music)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rock star Jon Bon Jovi will be honored with an award named for an opera singer.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss, Usher and Jennifer Lopez will perform at the Fashion Rocks concert this fall.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Eric Clapton, the early 1970s were filled with drug addiction, personal difficulties and growing dissatisfaction with music.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pop star Iggy Azalea (uh-ZALE-yuh) is taking on a new role as a commentator for the MTV Video Music Awards.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — David Bowie's duet with Bing Crosby on the entertainer's 1977 Christmas television special left an indelible impression on Crosby's teenage children.
Several months ago a radio promotion friend Tom Mazzetta suggested this 21-year-old R&B/pop singer from Holland, Mich. named Kanisha K. might be a good guest for my weekly Lakeshore Public Radio show, “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges.”
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“Shea was just always musically inclined and artistic, even when he was little. He played the piano and then the guitar, but he was a drummer. He loved the jazz drums.”
CHICAGO (AP) — Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club.
La Roux, "Trouble in Paradise" (Interscope/Cherrytree)
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, Coldplay and One Direction are part of the star-studded lineup for this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival.
NEW YORK (AP) — Three middle school students in a heavy metal band have gotten permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year recording contract with Sony.
Kitten, "Kitten" (Elektra)
NEW YORK (AP) — The hip-hop magazine The Source is celebrating its 25th year with an expo and an anniversary concert.
NEW YORK (AP) — Six seconds isn't a long time, but Vine superstar Shawn Mendes made the time count when posting cover songs on the social media platform.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst has dropped his federal libel lawsuit against a woman who accused him of sexual assault in online comments.
Boston rock band Aerosmith is currently on its "Let Rock Rule" tour. The group, with wailing Steven Tyler at the helm, bounds into the area this weekend.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Country superstar Shania Twain will end her residency in Las Vegas with a final show Dec. 13, two years after she made a grand Sin City entrance on horseback and began performing at Caesars Palace.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The 20-year-old son of rock star John Mellencamp faces an underage drinking charge while awaiting resolution of charges that he and his brother seriously injured a man in a fight.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attention pop stars: If "Weird Al" Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you're likely his next parody conquest.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A former member of the R&B group Destiny's Child was arrested in Myrtle Beach over the weekend after a night drinking with two football players, according to authorities.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A former member of the R&B group Destiny's Child has been arrested in South Carolina in Myrtle Beach.
NEW YORK (AP) — Last year Sam Smith says he was a spectator at the iTunes Festival. This year, his view will be much improved — he'll be onstage.
A fashion exhibit centered on Beyonce will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers.
JUL 25 Boz Scaggs, Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center Dr, Hammond. 866.711.7463. horseshoehammond.com. Singer, songwriter and guitarist Boz Scaggs brings his unique voice and trademark sound showcasing his abiding respect for a wide spectru…
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered South Carolina's attorney general to turn over documents to a freelance journalist investigating the court fight over the estate of soul singer James Brown.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jamie Oldaker toured the world drumming for the likes of Eric Clapton, among others, but he never lost touch with Oklahoma, where he honed the skills that enabled him to spend his life making music.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — There are few musicians as inextricably linked to the Newport Folk Festival as the late Pete Seeger.
Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world's consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter.
GENEVA (AP) — In a story July 17 about the death of Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Winter's last performance was on July 12 at the Lovely Days Festival in Wiesen, Austria. His last performance…
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos has died at his home in New Orleans. He was 103.
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexandra Shipp has very little time to get ready for her new role as the late R&B singer Aaliyah.
NEW YORK (AP) — The teen metal band Unlocking the Truth, which recently signed a multi-album deal with Sony, plans to release a book next year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The title for Lady Antebellum's forthcoming new album, "747," refers to a hook in the title song about how a commercial jetliner can't go fast enough for a man trying to reclaim his love. It's also a fitting analogy fo…
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to probation after being found guilty of trespassing at singer Taylor Swift's seaside mansion in Rhode Island.
NEW YORK (AP) — A fashion exhibit centered on Beyonce will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers.
Rock band Journey is planning a trek to Hammond this fall. Journey will perform Sept. 4 at The Venue at Hammond's Horseshoe Casino. Tickets go on sale Friday. Visit ticketmaster.com or call (800) 745-3000. -Eloise Marie Valadez
Parmalee is currently on the road and bringing its country sounds to fans across the nation.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The managers of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas have announced plans to open one at Lake Tahoe this winter after a $60 million renovation of the former Horizon Casino Resort at Stateline.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A man who converted his antebellum home into a cluttered, quirky Elvis Presley shrine was found dead Thursday on the front porch, two days after police said he fatally shot a man who forced his way into the museum.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A country music extravaganza featuring some of the biggest names in the genre will descend on Las Vegas this fall, taking a cue from the massive rock, pop, electronic dance music and indie festivals that have recently made Si…
Summer has officially arrived in Northwest Indiana now that Hammond’s 11th annual Festival of the Lakes has kicked off at Wolf Lake Memorial Park (2338 Calumet Avenue).
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