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Madonna and her kids celebrate one-year anniversary of Malawi medical center

Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABCMadonna has returned to Malawi with her whole family to celebrate the first anniversary of the medical facility she helped open there. On Monday, she visited the Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre. The center is named after her adopted daughter, Mercy James, and was …

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Paris Jackson confirms she’s bisexual

Victor Boyko/Getty Images For Christian DiorParis Jackson has ended the rumors and confirmed that she’s bisexual. During a Q&A on Instagram, when Paris was asked, “Are you bi?,” she replied, “That’s what you guys call it so i guess, but who needs labels,” as reported by The Toronto Sun. The 20-year-old daughter of the late Michael Jackson added in an …

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Doobie Brothers to play two classic early albums at special New York City shows this fall

Courtesy of The Doobie BrothersThe Doobie Brothers have announced two historic New York City concerts this fall marking the first time that the band will play any of its albums in their entirety during a show. The performances will be held at the Beacon Theatre on November 15 and 16, and The Doobies will play 1972’s Toulouse Street at the …

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Billy Joel talks 100th Madison Square Garden show milestone: “I think that’s luck”

Credit: Kevin Mazur Billy Joel is gearing up to play his 100th show at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, and he’s still packing in the crowds. The musician tells Parade why he thinks he’s been so successful at the venue. “I think that’s luck,” he says. “I’m from New York. Madison Square Garden’s my hometown venue. It was …

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HDNET MOVIES’ Classic Rock Week marathon hosted by Police drummer Stewart Copeland begins tonight

Courtesy of HDNET MOVIESTonight at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, the HDNET MOVIES channel launches a week-long series of rock documentaries dubbed Classic Rock Week that Police drummer Stewart Copeland will host. The marathon kicks off with Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out, a 2006 movie Copeland directed that features Super 8 footage he personally shot while touring during the …

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The Rolling Stones’ 1999 “No Security” concert film and album released today

Eagle Rock EntertainmentFrom the Vault: No Security — San Jose 1999 the latest installment of The Rolling Stones‘ From the Vault series of official bootleg performances, was released Friday on DVD and Blu-ray, as a two-CD/DVD collection, as a three-LP vinyl set, digitally and via streaming services. The album and video document an April 1999 concert that the band played …

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John Mellencamp to receive Woody Guthrie Prize next month in Tulsa, OK

Credit: Marc HauserJohn Mellencamp will be honored with the fifth Woody Guthrie Prize on August 30 as part of a special event focusing on the heartland rocker held at the Fly Loft activity space in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The award is presented annually by The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa to an artist whose work reflects that of the late folk …

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Keith Richards sells luxury New York City apartment for just under $10 million

Andrew Benge/RedfernsKeith Richards and wife Patti Hansen won’t be spending the night together anymore at the luxury New York City penthouse they first put on the market back in March 2016. According to The Daily Mail, the residence has been sold for $9.995 million, $2 million less than the Rolling Stones rocker’s asking price. Richards actually is taking a loss …

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Paul McCartney adds dates in Poland and Austria to Freshen Up Tour

MJ Kim/MPL Comunications Ltd.Paul McCartney continues to expand his 2018 Freshen Up tour itinerary, and has confirmed the first two dates to take place in mainland Europe: a December 3 show in Krakow, Poland, and a December 5 performance in Vienna, Austria. The Krakow concert will be McCartney’s first-ever performance in the city. He previously visited Poland in June of …

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Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan reunites with his old band The Javelins to record group’s debut album

earMUSIC Years before he helped define heavy metal and hard rock as lead singer of Deep Purple, a teenage Ian Gillan played in a band called The Javelins that performed covers of American blues, rock ‘n’ roll, soul and country tunes. Now, more than 50 years after they broke up, Gillan and The Javelins have reunited to record the group’s …

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