Sturgill Simpson cancels dates for 2021 tour

A week after having to cancel several of his shows, including a multi-night stint at Webster Hall in New York City, Sturgill Simpson canceled the rest of his tour dates for 2021. The country singer-guitarist posted on Instagram that he had dealt with serious vocal cord problems that left his …

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Free jab package with music festival

Since the launch of #VAXTHENATION, show organizers and artists have been encouraging Australians to get vaccinated through a variety of approaches. Recently, the Savannah in the Round Festival, a country music event held in the tropics of Cairns, spearheaded the initiative to partner with Queensland Health and become the first …

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The tiny village of Eagle Rock leads the way

LOS ANGELES – The parking lot at the north end of Figueroa Street is about to be redeveloped. A bulldozer cracked the asphalt on Wednesday, ushering in Los Angeles’ brand new small family village. “If Los Angeles is the epicenter of homelessness in the country, then our neighborhood is point …

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Utah Jazz signs deal with former Duke basketball great man

A 23-year-old Duke basketball product could find a home with the Utah Jazz. This week, Utah Jazz signed a preseason contract with former Duke basketball center and third-year professional Marques Bolden. Now Utah has reached the 20-player NBA limit for the current training camp in Las Vegas and the upcoming …

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Brazilian swimmers beat pandemic blues in Rio waters

RIO DE JANEIRO, September 29 (Reuters) – Most weekday mornings, as the sun begins to heat up the golden arc of Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach, Amanda Brandao sinks into the blue-green Atlantic and joins a group of swimmers seeking to release their stress on the shore. The early morning …

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