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Jenny Lewis Cancels All Indoor Concert Dates Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Jenny Lewis has called off all of her upcoming tour dates that were to take place at indoor venues due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19. “Out of an abundance of caution due to the ongoing COVID situation, Jenny Lewis will not perform at any indoor venues for the remainder of the year,” her team wrote in a tweet on Friday (Aug. 12). “Therefore, it’s with great disappointment that the below indoor shows have been cancelled.” Lewis’ concerts scheduled in Richmond, Va., (Sept. 17); Stroudsburg, Penn., (Sept. 20); Asbury Park, N.J., (Sept. 23); Baltimore, Md., (Sept. 25); Saxaphaw, N.C., (Sept. 27) and Asheville, N.C., (Sept. 28) were canceled. Fans were instructed to “check with your point of purchase for refund information.” Explore Explore See latest videos, charts and news See lates...

Maren Morris & Zedd Tease a Follow-Up to ‘The Middle’

Is a new Maren Morris and Zedd collab on the way? The country singer and dance producer seemed to indicate that possibility on social media this weekend, where they both teased that a follow-up to their 2018 pop earworm “The Middle” (with Grey) might just be in the works. “Round 2?” Morris wrote Saturday (Aug. 13) on Twitter, where she shared a photo of the pair. Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news “Should we do it again?” Zedd asked in his own tweet, sharing the same picture. “The Middle” was a hit on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, where it held strong at No. 1 for an impressive 33 weeks. It also made it onto the top 10 on the Hot 100 chart, where it peaked at No. 5. “It was one of the fastest sessions I’ve ever done,” Zedd said of recordin...

One Dead, Dozens Injured After Stage Collapses at Spanish EDM Festival

A man was killed after high winds caused a partial collapse of the main stage at Spain’s Medusa Festival, Reuters reports. At least 32 others were injured in the wake of the fatal incident at the electronic dance music festival, which took place on the Playa de Cullera on the Balearic Sea. National weather agency AEMET said there had been “strong gusts of wind and a sudden rise in temperatures” during the festival, reporting gusts of 51 miles per hour at the nearby Alicante airport. CNN reports the man killed was 22 years old, citing the Spanish Civil Guard told. Hours after the collapse, Medusa organizers shared a statement on Facebook to address the “devastating” incident. Scroll to Continue Recommended Articles “A few hours ago, the town of Culle...

Jack Harlow Reveals Which Artist Is His Dream Collaboration

Fans have seen the popularity and artistry of Jack Harlow skyrocket in the past year. As he is about to kick off his Come Home The Kids Miss You tour this September, the Louisville rapper stopped by NBC’s TODAY show to give audiences a taste of what they expect at this upcoming show. Prior to taking the stage to perform some of his greatest hits like “Industry Baby,” “What’s Poppin’,” “First Class” and “Nail Tech,” he spoke about what it feels like to embark on this tour. He expresses his excitement, “It really does feel good,” and adds, “A lot of my songs are sing-alongs and feel good experiences so there’s a warmth that brings us all together.” He also discussed the impact of his mother’s advice and how important it was fro him to put “10,000 hours” into his craft and “give it everything...

R. Kelly Accuser to Give Key Testimony on Trial-Fixing Charge

R. Kelly’s federal trial in Chicago that starts Monday (Aug. 15) is in many ways a do-over of his 2008 state child pornography trial, at which jurors acquitted the singer on charges that he produced a video of himself when he was around 30 having sex with a girl no older than 14. Explore Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news There’s one big difference: This time, prosecutors say, she will testify. Kelly, 55, goes into Chicago federal court already sentenced by a New York federal judge to a 30-year prison term for a 2021 conviction on charges he parlayed his fame to sexually abuse other young fans. Among the most serious charges the Grammy Award winner faces at his federal trial is conspiracy to obstruct justice by rigging the 2008 trial, including by...

Stage Collapse at Spain’s Medusa Festival Leaves 1 Dead, Dozens Injured

One person was killed and dozens were injured after a stage collapsed during a dance music festival near Valencia, Spain, early Saturday morning (Aug. 13). Emergency officials in the Valencia region said a “strong gust of wind” in the town of Cullera damaged a portion of the main stage at the Medusa Festival at around 4 a.m. local time, the Associated Press reports. Approximately 40 festival-goers were taken to the hospital, including three with serious injuries. The multi-day music event featured sets by David Guetta, Steve Aoki, Afrojack, and others. About 50,000 people were in attendance when the horrific incident took place. “We are completely devastated and dismayed at what happened last morning. The management of Medusa Festival would like to express our deep and sincere condolences ...

Sylvan Esso Took Three Weeks to Make an Album That’s ‘More Real & About Us, Even if That Was Embarrassing’

In the thick of an L.A. heatwave, Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn are posted up at a table on the roof of a Koreatown hotel on a Wednesday afternoon. She’s drinking wine (white), he’s drinking beer (in a can), and as the sun beats from the characteristically cloudless sky, waitstaff and patrons buzz around the patio while the pair — who together form the indie pop/electronic duo Sylvan Esso — day drink in the shade. Explore Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news It’s a very different version of Los Angeles than the one which facilitated the thing that’s brought Meath and Sanborn — a married couple based in Durham, North Carolina — back to town. In early 2022, they road-tripped across the U.S. to L.A. with plans to make music with friends. Then omicron c...

Jennifer Lopez Tells Britney Spears to ‘Stay Strong’ Amid Singer’s Feud With Ex Kevin Federline

Jennifer Lopez is showing her support for Britney Spears amid the pop superstar’s public feud with her ex-husband Kevin Federline. J. Lo took to her Instagram Story on Friday night (Aug. 12) to re-share a post from Spears that featured a quote from the Marry Me actress, along with a photo of the pair at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2001. “Stay strong,” Lopez captioned a screenshot of Spears’ since-deleted Instagram post from Friday, in which the singer discussed “independence” and “equality.” Explore See latest videos, charts and news See latest videos, charts and news ❤️❤️❤️ @BritneySpears #StayStrong 💪 pic.twitter.com/f3He7pd7Eb — jlo (@JLo) August 13, 2022 “In a world where you have the right to use your feet … heart … mouth … eyes … an...

One Dead, Dozens Injured After Spain’s Medusa Festival Stage Collapses

High winds exceeding 51 mph caused part of the main stage at Medusa Festival in Valencia, Spain to collapse early Saturday morning (August 13), killing one person and injuring dozens, reports Reuters and BBC. Other infrastructure at the EDM festival was also damaged due to the extreme weather. The festival grounds were promptly evacuated afterwards and organizers have since canceled the rest of the event. Of those injured, three suffered serious trauma injuries and 14 experienced minor injuries, according to regional emergency services. Reuters notes that 32 people were taken to the hospital. “We are completely devastated and dismayed at what happened last morning. The management of Medusa Festival would like to express our deep and sincere condolences to the family and friends affected by...

Hardwell Opens Up About His Soul-Stirring Road to Reinvention: “It Feels Way More Like Freedom”

If you peered through a window into Hardwell‘s soul in 2018, you may have seen nothing but emptiness. But after returning from a four-year hiatus, the Dutch electronic music icon has torn hell for leather into a new creative frontier. Hardwell is now the cynosure of all eyes as his long-awaited comeback album, REBELS NEVER DIE, approaches. “I’m really happy with the whole decision, and I’ve never been more productive and happy in the studio as I am right now,” Hardwell tells EDM.com in a video interview. “It feels way more like freedom right now than following the rules of the particular formula that went straight into big room.” Within a nanosecond of Hardwell’s resurgence, it was clear the euphoric big room house style that longtime fans were accu...

Look Inside SOMA Tent, the Best Dancefloor at Outside Lands 2022

Not all festivals even try to deliver nine separate stages. In fact, most don’t. But for anyone who was in attendance for San Francisco’s 14th annual Outside Lands festival, it was a variety-lover’s paradise. Some stages were in open fields and others were tucked away in acoustically advantageous pockets in the sprawling hills of Golden Gate Park. One of the most lovable features of Outside Lands is the emulsion of crowds. In addition to offering ample opportunities to discover new music, when you find your vibe you’re probably not too far from finding your tribe.  Alive Coverage The importance of this relationship doesn’t escape the leadership at Another Planet Entertainment and SuperFly. In fact, they produce a degree of scale that greatly eclipses other music festivals on the...

One Person Killed, Dozens Injured After Stage Collapse at Medusa Festival in Spain

One person was killed and more than a dozen others were injured after a stage collapsed at Medusa Festival in Valencia, Spain on Saturday. High winds exceeding more than 50 mph reportedly caused a partial collapse of the festival’s main stage, according to Reuters. “At around four in the morning unexpected and violent strong winds destroyed certain areas of the festival, forcing management to make the immediate decision to vacate the concert area to guarantee the safety of attendees, workers and artists,” festival organizers said in a statement. Among those injured, three suffered serious trauma injuries and 14 others had minor injuries. The remainder of Medusa Festival has been canceled in light of the tragedy. The six-day electronic music event, which took place on a beach in Valencia, f...