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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, February 14 5:30am – This week we meet Michel Martel, the Executive Director and Karen Nestvold, the Director of Development & Classical Programs from Music Works Northwest. Music Works Northwest is a non-profit community music school dedicated to providing access to music lessons, music therapy, and performance experiences for people of …

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MUSIC NEWS

Stevie Wonder, Lenny Kravitz & More Performing at MusiCares Tribute to Lionel Richie Tonight

Credit: Alan SilfenBefore being honored with a special tribute at the Grammy Awards on Monday, Lionel Richie will be recognized at the 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year gala tonight. The star-studded tribute concert, which takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, will include performances by Stevie Wonder, Lenny Kravitz, Rihanna, Dave Grohl, John Legend, Usher, Pharrell Williams, Demi …

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Brian Wilson Adds Dates to 50th Anniversary “Pet Sounds” Tour

Credit: Mark LondonFounding Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson has padded the list of dates for his recently announced world tour celebrating the 50th anniversary of his band’s influential 1966 album Pet Sounds with a bunch of new shows. The U.S. leg of the trek, which gets underway with a June 14 concert in Burlington, Vermont, now is mapped out through …

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Barry Manilow “Doing Well” After Emergency Oral Surgery

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ABC/Lou RoccoIt looks like Barry Manilow made it through his emergency oral surgery just fine. A message posted Friday on the pop legend’s official website says, “Barry is out of surgery and doing well. His Doctors report that the surgery was successful and they expect no further complications.” The note adds, with a touch of humor, that “Manilow has been …

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Janis Joplin Documentary Soundtrack Released Digitally Today; CD Version Due Out in March

Legacy RecordingsThe soundtrack to the acclaimed Janis Joplin documentary Janis: Little Girl Blue was released as a digital album today, February 12, though you’ll have to wait until Friday, March 4 if you want it on CD. The 17-track collection features a mix of classic studio recordings and concert performances spanning the late singer’s entire career, including rare live versions …

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Fleetwood Mac to Release Three-LP Set of Live Recordings from 1979-1980 “Tusk” Tour

Warner Bros. RecordsLast year, Fleetwood Mac released a deluxe reissue of its 1979 double album Tusk that included a variety of live recordings captured during the band’s 1979-1980 world tour in support of the record. Now, the group is to make those recordings available as a separate three-LP vinyl collection titled Fleetwood Mac: In Concert, which will be released on …

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