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Watch 50+ live performances from Montreux Jazz Festival for free

The good people behind the iconic Montreux Jazz Festival have made over 50 live recordings from the event freely available (until April 18) to enjoy during your lockdown music sessions. If you’ve never heard of Montreux Jazz Festival, I can only assume you don’t really care about music, so let me indulge. [Read: Watch movies with your friends via Discord’s livestreaming feature] It might be branded as a jazz festival, but over the years it’s played host to a whole variety of acts including, Quee...
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Bill O’Reilly Says People Who Died From Coronavirus “Were on Their Last Legs Anyway”

Bill O’Reilly has some very “interesting” thoughts on wave of deaths due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The disgraced former Fox News host appeared on his former colleague Sean Hannity’s radio show Wednesday (Apr. 8) and it sounds like he doesn’t have a lot of sympathy for those who have died of the virus, saying that those who succumb to the virus tend to be older and are more likely to have other health problems anyway. “Many people who are dying, both here and around the world, were on...
Tags: Usa, New York, News, Jazz, Fox News, Bernie Sanders, Reilly, Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, HANNITY, Centers for Disease Control, Fox News Bill O Reilly, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Radiohead to stream concerts for shut-ins

I'm a lifelong fan of Radiohead, and I feel like so much of their music foresaw the emotional tone of the moment we're in now. Now that you have no choice whether or not you fancy a quiet night in, we hereby present the first of several weekly live shows coming to Radiohead’s @YouTube channel. Starting tomorrow 10pm UK/2pm PT/5pm ET with Live From a Tent In Dublin: — Radiohead (@radiohead) April 8, 2020 “IN LIEU OF EMPTINESS, some entert...
Tags: Post, Music, UK, News, Radiohead, Dublin, Quarantine, Radiohead Public Library, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid19, Quarantine Life, Music For Shut-ins, Pandemic Music, Radiohead 's YouTube

Mississippi Barber Dies of Coronavirus After Continuing to Cut Hair During Pandemic

A beloved Mississippi barber has died of COVID-19, and a number of social media posts suggest that he may have contracted the virus while still cutting hair during the nationwide quarantine. 46-year-old Eugene Thompson, the owner of Taper Nation and Taper Nation 2 barbershops, died Saturday (Apr. 4) at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS after testing positive for the novel coronavirus two weeks prior. The barber last posted on Facebook on March 17th, saying he “felt a little [achy]” and had a s...
Tags: Facebook, News, Mississippi, Cdc, Jazz, Jackson, Jacksonville, Thompson, Eugene, Jackson Mississippi, St Dominic, Human Interest, Sad News, Dedra, Coronavirus, COVID-19

Scientists translate the novel coronavirus structure into beautiful music

Translating abstract scientific data into sound can give researchers new insight into the complexities of the phenomena they are studying. MIT materials science professor and musician Markus Buehler, who has employed this technique to understand biological materials and develop new proteins, has now transformed the novel coronavirus into music. For the recording above, Buehler selected a synthesized Japanese koto as the primary instrument. This beautiful intersection of science and art c...
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Texas Teen Arrested for Threatening to Spread COVID-19: “If I’m Going Down, All You Motherf**kers Are Going Down!”

Texas police have arrested 18-year-old Lorraine Maradiaga after she posted a video on Snapchat claiming to be intentionally spreading the COVID-19 virus, according to new reports. “I’m here at Walmart about to infest every motherf**ker,” she says in one of the social media posts. “Because if I’m going down, all you motherf**kers are going down.” Throughout her many posts, Maradiaga is seen coughing and claiming that she was infected with the virus that is causing a worldwide pandemic, as well...
Tags: Videos, Wtf, Texas, Crime, News, Social Media, Walmart, Snapchat, Jazz, Arrested, Carrollton, Denton County Jail, SMH, Really, That's What You Get, Stupid Kids

YNW Melly Says He’s Dying From Coronavirus in Prison, Begs Judge for Early Release

Incarcerated rapper YNW Melly is begging a judge to release him from prison because he feels like he’s dying from coronavirus. The Florida rapper’s attorney, Bradford Cohen, recently filed court docs claiming the Florida rapper, who is behind bars while awaiting his double murder trial and recently tested positive for coronavirus, is having trouble breathing and suffering from severe chills, headaches and body aches. Cohen said in the court docs, obtained by TMZ, that Melly currently weighs 114 ...
Tags: Florida, Celebs, Crime, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Cohen, Melly, Broward County Jail, Bradford Cohen, YNW Melly, YNW Juvy, Bortlen, Coronavirus, COVID-19, CDC Melly

Colbert, Fallon, Kimmel to co-host fundraising concert for coronavirus health workers

Lady Gaga announces event featuring Billie Eilish, Paul McCartney, and many more
Tags: Music, News, Trends, World Health Organization, Lady Gaga, Global Citizen, Movies & TV, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Colbert Fallon Kimmel, Billie Eilish Paul McCartney

Tom Dempsey, Legendary NFL Kicker Who Set Record for Longest Field Goal, Dies of Coronavirus at 73

Tom Dempsey, a legendary NFL kicker best known for his record-setting 63-yard game-winning field goal back in 1970, died Saturday (Apr. 4) from complications from coronavirus, his family confirmed to the Times-Picayune. He was 73 years old. Dempsey was born without toes on his right foot and without fingers on his right hand, but was able to excel as an NFL kicker thanks to a small, specially designed flat shoe he wore on his kicking foot, which is now on display at the Pro Football Hall of Fame...
Tags: Football, Sports, New Orleans Saints, Denver Broncos, NFL, Pop Culture, New Orleans, Jazz, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles, Louisiana, Saints, Dempsey, Canton Ohio, Ashley, Los Angeles Rams

YG Believes We’re Being Told to Stay Inside Amid Coronavirus Pandemic to Hide New 5G Towers Being Built

YG is the latest celebrity to suggest that there’s a link between 5G wireless network towers and the global coronavirus pandemic. According to the California rapper, government officials all over the world are telling all of us to stay inside so that we are oblivious to the construction of 5G wireless towers … and not because they want us to help slow the spread of COVID-19. YG took to his Instagram stories Saturday (Apr. 4) with his wild conspiracy theory, writing: “They telling us stay in the ...
Tags: UK, Celebs, Instagram, California, China, NHS, Hip Hop, Yg, Pop Culture, Jazz, Conspiracy Theories, Keri Hilson, Melling, Hilson, Oh Really? Please Tell Me More, Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport

Italian Doctor Strangled to Death by Boyfriend Because He Falsely Thought She’d Given Him Coronavirus

An Italian doctor was strangled to death by her nurse boyfriend on Tuesday (Mar. 31) because he thought that she had given him COVID-19, Italian authorities reported. Tests were performed that found neither had contracted the virus. Antonio De Pace, 28, called police in the early hours of Tuesday to tell police that he had killed his girlfriend, 27-year-old Lorena Quaranta. When first responders arrived at the scene, they found the deceased Quaranta along with De Pace, who had attempted to kill ...
Tags: Facebook, Wtf, Murder, News, Italy, Jazz, Strangled, Really, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Attempted Murder-suicide, Antonio De Pace, Lorena Quaranta, Quaranta, De Pace

Man Upset Over Losing Job Amid Coronavirus Pandemic “Talked to God” Before Shooting Girlfriend & Killing Himself

One man is dead and a woman is in the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after an attempted murder-suicide on Tuesday (Mar. 31) in Pennsylvania. The man, 38-year-old Roderick T. Bliss IV, was apparently distraught over the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and the fact that he had recently lost his job. The pressures eventually took their toll, and the man snapped. He disappeared into the basement of the Northampton County home he shared with his longtime girlfriend, a 43-year-old woman who h...
Tags: News, Bliss, Pennsylvania, Jazz, Rutgers University, St Luke s Hospital, Northampton County, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Attempted Murder-suicide, Roderick T Bliss, Amanda Stylianou

Man Survives Spanish Flu, Great Depression, WWII & Now COVID-19 Just in Time for His 104th Birthday

In the midst of all the madness surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the world received some much needed good news on Wednesday (Apr. 1). A WWII veteran who had been diagnosed with the deadly virus has apparently recovered, and just in time to celebrate his 104th birthday. William Lapschies—a resident at the Edward C. Allworth Oregon Veterans’ Home in Lebanon, Oregon—was diagnosed with coronavirus in March along with 14 other residents, reports indicate. While two of the affected have since passed...
Tags: Videos, News, Wow, Jazz, Elderly, Bill, Good News, Brown, Jim Brown, Human Interest, Lebanon Oregon, Coronavirus, COVID-19, William Lapschies, Edward C Allworth Oregon Veterans Home, Lapschies

With Tours Canceled, Venues Closing, And Futures Uncertain, Musicians Flock To Twitch

Popular musician Marc Rebillet’s March 17 Twitch stream—the first in his “Quarantine Livestream Tour”—began just like his other shows: Wearing a silken robe, he improvised a series of songs based on topic suggestions from his audience. People asked for songs about the apocalypse and toilet paper. About an hour and a…Read more...
Tags: Music, Science, Streaming, Twitch, Trivium, Code Orange, Grimecraft, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Marc Rebillet

"That Thing You Do."

I'm sorry to say this happened: "Adam Schlesinger, Songwriter for Rock, Film and the Stage, Dies at 52/He made suburban characters shine in Fountains of Wayne songs and brought pop-rock perfection to the Tom Hanks film 'That Thing You Do!'" (NYT).In Fountains of Wayne, which was started in 1995, Mr. Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood perfected a novelistic form of hummable pop-rock in a style derived from the Kinks and from 1970s groups like Big Star and the Cars. They chose northern New Jersey a...
Tags: Music, Law, Tom Hanks, New Jersey, Manhattan, Wayne, Hackensack, Schlesinger, Ann Althouse, Adam Schlesinger, Chris Collingwood, Coronavirus

Old artistic forms find new mediums in uncertain times

Music, art and theatre are moving online as cultural workers adjust to lockdown The post Old artistic forms find new mediums in uncertain times appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, Artists, Live Music, Jazz, Friday, Livestreaming, Concerts, Goodman Gallery, Lockdown, Shirin Neshat, Quarantine, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Centre for the Less Good Idea, How to Disappear, Lindiwe Matshikiza

"A few days into Italy’s lockdown, people across the country sang and played music from their balconies as they came together to say 'Everything will be alright' (Andrà tutto bene)."

"Three weeks on, the singing has stopped and social unrest is mounting as a significant part of the population, especially in the poorer south, realise that everything is not all right. 'They are no longer singing or dancing on the balconies,' said Salvatore Melluso, a priest at Caritas Diocesana di Napoli, a church-run charity in Naples. 'Now people are more afraid – not so much of the virus, but of poverty. Many are out of work and hungry. There are now long queues at food banks.'"The Guardian...
Tags: Music, Law, Italy, Naples, Napoli, Ann Althouse, Coronavirus, Salvatore Melluso, Caritas Diocesana

Too much streaming music to choose from? Live Nation creates a one-stop hub

As the coronavirus pandemic put a swift halt to live events around the world, fans have turned to streaming in order to satisfy their urge for performed music. The thing is, there’s so much of it to choose from it can be overwhelming. Southern California events promoter Live Nation has made navigating all of the entertainment options a bit easier with the launch of its Live From Home virtual hub at Related Articles Alien Ant Farm, Riverside’s Pack...
Tags: Music, US, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Dolly Parton, Southern California, Concerts, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun, Music + Concerts, Top Stories Breeze

Final Season of “Empire” Cut Short Due to Coronavirus Pandemic, Series Finale to be Revamped AGAIN

As if the series coming to end wasn’t bad enough, there’s even more bad news for Empire fans. According to Deadline, the show’s final season has been cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic. Empire was slated to have 20 episodes in its sixth and final season. However, only 18 episodes had been completed, with some footage for episode 19 logged before production was shut down due to the pandemic. Producers have to drop the original series finale and are now scrambling with editors to create a s...
Tags: TV, Entertainment, Fox, Pop Culture, Jazz, Empire, Taraji P Henson, Jussie Smollett, Cookie Lyon, Smollett, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Empire final season

Tekashi 6ix9ine Released From Prison Early Due to Coronavirus

UPDATE (3:05 p.m. EST): Tekashi 6ix9ine is officially a “free” man! Sources exclusively confirmed to Gossip On This that the rapper was released from custody at the Queens Detention Facility in Jamaica Wednesday afternoon (Apr. 1) and is now at the Bronx Community Reentry Center. The Bronx Community Reentry Center is basically a facility that houses inmates after they get out of jail and are getting released back into the general world (i.e. “halfway house.”) Story developing… Original article:...
Tags: Celebs, Court, US, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Manhattan, Jazz, Jamaica, Paul Engelmayer, Florio, Bureau of Prisons, Inner City Press, Engelmayer, Tekashi 6ix9ine, Tekashi, Coronavirus

Dolly Parton launches bedtime story series ‘Goodnight With Dolly’

In these times of coronavirus concern, country music legend Dolly Parton is going to read us bedtime stories. Every Thursday, starting April 2, Parton will choose a children’s book from her very own Imagination Library and read it aloud from the comfort of her home in Tennessee for the “Goodnight With Dolly” series on YouTube. Each book will be chosen to be appropriate for all ages and bring comfort to families hunkering down at home and practicing social distancing amid the global coronavirus p...
Tags: Books, Music, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Tennessee, Dolly Parton, Hulu, Linda Perry, Parton, Dolly, Kenny Rogers, Imagination Library, Celeste Ng, Robert Macfarlane

Shabaka and The Ancestors heed history’s call

“We need to start articulating our utopias, articulating what needs to be burned and what needs to be saved.” — Shabaka Hutchings The post Shabaka and The Ancestors heed history’s call appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Music, Isolation, Article, Capitalism, Jazz, Utopia, Friday, Lockdown, Shabaka Hutchings, Shabaka and The Ancestors, Shabaka, Nduduzo Makhathini, Thandi Ntuli, Coronavirus, Ariel Zamonsky, Ayeye

Florida Megachurch Pastor Arrested for Holding 2 Large Sunday Services Defying “Safer At Home” Order

The pastor of a megachurch in Tampa Bay, Florida has been arrested after he broke the law by hosting not just one, but TWO packed out services on Sunday (Mar. 29), deliberately defying the law amid the coronavirus pandemic. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said he decided Sunday night to seek an arrest warrant against River at Tampa Bay Church Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne for “repeatedly” violating social distancing orders from the president, CDC and local authorities. “His reckless di...
Tags: Florida, Crime, News, Cdc, Church, America, Jazz, Arrested, Hillsborough County, Tampa Bay Florida, TWO, Mugshot Madness, Howard Browne, You Big Dummy, Rodney Howard Browne, Tampa Bay Church

60 People Attended Choir Rehearsal in Washington State, 45 Contracted Coronavirus & 2 Have Died

Officials in Washington state are saying that a choir rehearsal in Skagit County is responsible for at least 45 new cases of coronavirus and two deaths. The Skagit Valley Chorale held their weekly rehearsal at Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church earlier this month, despite reports that COVID-19 was quickly spreading across Washington state. The highly contagious bug had already killed several people in the Seattle area, which is about an hour’s drive to the south, but Skagit County hadn’t reported ...
Tags: News, Washington, Jazz, Times, Seattle, Smith, Los Angeles Times, Ucla, Burdick, Sixty, Skagit county, Skagit County Washington, Coronavirus, COVID-19, People Attended Choir Rehearsal, Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church

The 'Super Bad Transmittable Contagious Awful Virus' song, a parody of 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!'

You need this. So do I. Ladies and gentlemutants, this is Daniel Matarazzo performing his ode to coronavirus, 'Super Bad Transmittable Contagious Awful Virus!.' It's a parody of Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, from the 1964 musical 'Mary Poppins.' I love this man and I love his song so very much. Tom Lehrer, reincarnated, and stuck at home during a pandemic. LYRICS: Now when a virus comes along that’s spreading like a plague and POTUS and his lackeys have been nothing if not vague Well t...
Tags: Video, Music, News, Entertainment, Cdc, Funny, Disney, Daniel, Mary Poppins, Tom Lehrer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid19, Making The Best Of It, Daniel Matarazzo

Coronavirus closure is just another bump in Kulak’s Woodshed’s financially rocky road

Like every other entertainment venue in L.A., California and beyond, Kulak’s Woodshed is closed indefinitely due to coronavirus crisis restrictions. This has been especially tragic for the region’s mostly amateur, aspiring musicians and singers, who loved the free weekly open mic nights the eclectic and funky, North Hollywood sound recording/video broadcasting studio has hosted for 21 years. Sansa and Andrew wait for open mic night at Kulak’s Woodshed in North Hollywood as other musicians come...
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Coronavirus closure is just another bump in Kulak’s Woodshed’s financially rocky, musically marvelous road

Like every other entertainment venue in L.A., California and beyond, Kulak’s Woodshed is closed indefinitely due to coronavirus crisis restrictions. This has been especially tragic for the region’s mostly amateur, aspiring musicians and singers, who loved the free weekly open mic nights the eclectic and funky, North Hollywood sound recording/video broadcasting studio has hosted for 21 years. Sansa and Andrew wait for open mic night at Kulak’s Woodshed in North Hollywood as other musicians come...
Tags: Facebook, Music, News, California, Washington, Sport, Paypal, Fox, Soccer, PAUL, Andrew, North Hollywood, Kulak, LA Convention Center, Top Stories LADN, Sarah Reingewirtz

Opera Singer Plácido Domingo Hospitalized with Coronavirus

Spanish opera singer Plácido Domingo has been hospitalized in Acapulco, Mexico, for coronavirus. “He is doing well and is responding to treatment,” Domingo’s spokesperson told CNN on Sunday. On March 22, the 79-year-old Domingo revealed via his Facebook page that he had tested positive for COVID-19. “I beg everyone to be extremely careful, follow the basic […]
Tags: Health, Facebook, Music, News, Global, Cnn, Musicians, Placido Domingo, Domingo, Acapulco Mexico, Coronavirus, Plácido Domingo Hospitalized

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