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  • Laurel Pop Festival was warm-up act for Woodstock in July 1969

    Laurel Pop Festival was warm-up act for Woodstock in July 1969
    The second half of the 1960s ushered in the era of music festivals — culminating with the granddaddy of them all, Woodstock, in August 1969. Other festivals that enjoyed huge attendance that year included pop festivals in Atlanta and Texas, 140,000 attendees each; the notorious Altamont Speedway Festival, 120,000; and the Newport Jazz Festival, 78,000.
  • Alabama Shakes steamroll into Virgin Mobile FreeFest

    Alabama Shakes steamroll into Virgin Mobile FreeFest
    When Alabama Shakes take the Virgin Mobile FreeFest stage on Saturday, the quartet — all from Athens, Alabama — will likely play its biggest hit, "Hold On," within the first few songs. This is a deliberate move, and also a sort of challenge...

    Shirley Reingold, manager of vocal group The Orioles

    Shirley Reingold, manager of vocal group The Orioles
    Shirley Reingold, who managed the early R&B vocal group The Orioles and wrote their 1948 hit song "It's Too Soon to Know," died of heart disease Oct. 10 at Aventura Hospital in Aventura, Fla. The native Baltimorean was 89. She was known professionally as...

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Super Shady'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Super Shady'
    Who’s ready to leave the white sandy beaches of Lake Malawi? I wouldn’t mind hanging out there for a few days, but this show insists on traveling around the entire world, so it’s off to Copenhagen, Denmark, for the first time in Race...

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Week 4 performances

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Week 4 performances
    Tom's intro reminds us that last week it was "Wagner who got jacked."  They tell us that it's "Rock Week" and the reanimated corpses of KISS are on the ballroom floor to get us pumped up with "Rock and Roll All Nite" - "Nite" is their spelling not mine.  ...