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‘It’s disgusting’: Rock the Park attendees were frustrated by the misconceptions about water refill stations

Rock the Park-goers are frustrated that they can’t bring their own empty reusable water bottles onto the concert grounds, despite there being thirst stations. Instead, they must purchase a $5 water bottle, which can be refilled at the station for free throughout the night. If they bring reusable bottles, they must check them in with …

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Making music and the flow of aerosols

Members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, including Carol Jantsch, principal tuba player, participated in a study led by Penn scientists Paulo Arratia and Douglas Jerolmack. Their research looked at the aerosols that professional musicians create when they play. Photo credit: Courtesy of Paulo Arratia The latest research from the labs of Penn scientists Paulo Arratia and …

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BTS’ J-Hope on new album Jack in the Box, Lollapalooza and more

RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jung Kook have officially been together as BTS since 2013 and work tirelessly to become the biggest band on earth. The group recently announced that they are starting a new chapter together, which will focus on solo activities for the time being. Though individual members have released mixtapes …

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‘Gangnam Style’ at 10: How Psy’s Hit Spread Korean Culture Worldwide

Written by Liz Kang, CNNJane Sit, CNN The early 2010s were an era of instant hits. From “Harlem Shake” to “Party Rock Anthem,” digital platforms have heralded a new era of publicity—and virality. On July 15, 2012, South Korean singer and rapper Psy stormed the global music scene with a light blue tuxedo, an unforgettable …

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‘It’s a homecoming’: Promoter says Country Thunder ready to return to Craven after pandemic break

Kim Blevins speeds across Country Thunder’s dusty grounds in her golf cart, often pausing to answer her phone or answer a question on her CB radio. The general manager of the long-running country festival in Saskatchewan’s Craven Valley is delighted to be back home after a two-year hiatus forced by the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival …

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‘Gangnam Style’ at 10: How Psy’s Hit Spread Korean Culture Worldwide

Written by Liz Kang, CNNJane Sit, CNN The early 2010s were an era of instant hits. From “Harlem Shake” to “Party Rock Anthem,” digital platforms have heralded a new era of publicity—and virality. On July 15, 2012, South Korean singer and rapper Psy stormed the global music scene with a light blue tuxedo, an unforgettable …

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Statistics show that popular concert tickets are almost 20% more expensive than before the pandemic

As pandemic restrictions eased earlier this year, Shay Forrester was excited to resume one of her favorite pastimes: watching live music with family and friends. But then she realized how much she would have to pay. Floor tickets for Harry Styles before they sold out two scheduled concerts at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena in August cost …

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Fans pack nostalgic for the ’90s opening night when Start.ca Rocks The Park returns

Breadcrumb Trail Links local art It turns out this jagged little pill is still easy to swallow 27 years after it was released. Brad Roberts and Ellen Reid of Crash Test Dummies perform as their band opens Start.ca Rocks The Park at Harris Park in London on Wednesday July 13, 2022. (Mike Hensen/The London Free …

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Why was The Weeknd’s Toronto concert canceled? The doors to the Rogers Center would not open

Fans outside the Rogers Center after The Weeknd’s show was postponed in Toronto on July 8.Cole Burston/The Canadian Press Like around 40,000 other fans of The Weeknd, Christine Turcot was expecting to catch the pop star’s tour opening concert at Rogers Center last Friday. She had bought a business class seat for the journey from …

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Music companies don’t want ISP to bring up “human rights” and “espionage” in piracy process *TorrentFreak

home > complain > repeat offender > Bright House Networks is on trial after accusing several major music companies of not doing enough to curb piracy. In preparation, both sides have petitioned the court to exclude subjects from presentation to the jury. For example, the music companies don’t want the ISP to argue that blocking …

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