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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, September 28 5:30am - Joining us this week is a group that has been helping the homeless and those left on the margins of Seattle for more than 40 years. Reverend Rick Reynolds is the Executive Director and Phil Vestal is the Dispatch Center Manager for Operation Nightwatch. Operation Nightwatch feeds ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

“Midnight Rider” First Assistant Director Charged in Death of Camera Assistant

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Danny ClinchAnother member of the production crew for the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider is facing charges in connection with the train accident that killed a camera assistant. Deadline.com reports first assistant director Hillary Schwartz was charged September 10 with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass. She has yet to enter a plea. The husband-and-wife director and producer team of Midnight ... Read More »

ZZ Top Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates

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Image Courtesy Ross HalfinZZ Top has announced new dates for the U.S. tour that was postponed when bass guitarist Dusty Hill suffered a hip injury. The band’s tour, which initially was scheduled to begin last week, will now get under way January 17, in San Antonio. Hill injured his hip when he slipped and fell on his band’s tour bus ... Read More »

Neil Diamond Announces 2015 Tour

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Image Courtesy Frank Ockenfels/The Kennedy CenterOn a night when Neil Diamond performed at his high school alma mater in Brooklyn, New York, the singer announced a North American tour for 2015. Neil on Monday night announced a three-month-long trek that will begin in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on February 27 and conclude in Denver on May 31. Neil has scheduled a date ... Read More »

Mike Rutherford Says Genesis’ New “R-Kive” Compilation Showcases “a Great Body of Work”

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RhinoThe new three-CD Genesis compilation, R-Kive, featuring a career-spanning selection of songs by the band and from the various solo projects of the group’s members, hits stores today, September 30. The 37-track collection is a companion piece to the new documentary titled Genesis: Sum of Its Parts, which will get its U.S. premiere on October 10 at 8 p.m. ET ... Read More »

Aretha Franklin Performs Powerful “Rolling in the Deep” on “Late Show”

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Matthew Jordan SmithAretha Franklin made a guest appearance on Monday’s Late Show with David Letterman to promote her new album, Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics, and perform the first single, a cover of Adele‘s “Rolling in the Deep.” Aretha was supported by a 12-piece band and five backup singers. Whitney Houston‘s mom, soul and gospel singer Cissy Houston, ... Read More »