Musicians

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Apple Bows Down After Taylor Swift Calls Out Tech Giant Over Royalties For Artists

Apple says it’s bowing to concerns raised by pop superstar Taylor Swift. The giant tech company now plans to pay royalties to artists and record labels during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music service.

06/21/2015

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25 Irish Musicians & Bands To Rock Out To On St. Patrick’s Day 2015

PHOTOS: This St. Patrick’s Day, see how Irish you REALLY are. Which of these 25 artists’ and bands’ albums do you own?

03/04/2015

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Oakland-Based Pandora Internet Radio Cuts First-Ever Direct Deal With Artists

Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations.

08/06/2014

(L-R) Win Butler of ‘Arcade Fire, Matthew Bellamy of ’Muse,’ Outkast & Lorde (credit: Getty Images)

Coachella Music Festival 2014 Line-Up Announced

Line-up includes Muse, Arcade Fire, OutKast, Lorde, Skrillex + over 100 more…

01/08/2014

Pixies Look For Revival In New Songs & Tour

Pixies Look For Revival In New Songs & Tour

But even for a band as influential and revered as the Pixies, maintaining “club membership” means staying relevant. And that can be a tricky thing…

10/07/2013

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2013 Kennedy Center Honorees Announced

Bay Area Musician Carlos Santana, Billy Joel & Shirley MacLaine are among the honorees…

09/12/2013

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Viral Cat Videos To Hit The Big Screen At Walnut Creek Festival

A flurry of whiskers, paws and furry faces will fill screens at Walnut Creek’s Heather Farms Park this weekend…

09/05/2013

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San Francisco Symphony Labor Deal Approved

Officials with the San Francisco Symphony say its Board of Governors and musicians of the orchestra have approved and ratified a 26-month collective bargaining agreement.

04/13/2013

Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Day 1

Get Full ‘Coachella’ Coverage

Watch performances, check out the photo galleries and get the full coverage from Indio, California at this year’s Coachella Music & Arts Festival…

04/12/2013

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SF Symphony Musicians Return To Work, Play Free Concert For Children

San Francisco Symphony musicians played their first concert Tuesday since returning from an 18-day strike that ended Sunday.

04/02/2013

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