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2019 News Archives



July 2019

RIP Johnny Clegg, who dies of cancer (New York Times, July 16)

R Kelly arrested on federal charges (New York Times, July 12)


June 2019

Swift announces new album (Standard Time, June 13)

Brian Wilson cancels shows, cites mental illness (Pollstar, June 6)

Dr. John dies at 77 (Rolling Stone, June 6)


May 2019

U2 announces Asia, Oceania tour (Pollstar, May 30)

Singer Leon Redbone dies at 69 (Rolling Stone, May 30)

Joe Jonas, Sophie Turner tie the knot (EOnline!, May 3)


April 2019

Another surprise from Beyonce (New York Times, April 17)

Illness forces Ozzy to cancel tour dates (Pollstar, April 5)

Dion plans first tour in a decade (Pollstar, April 3)

Jagger heart surgery postpones Stones tour (Rolling Stone, April 1)


March 2019

David White of Danny and the Juniors doo wop group dies at 79 (New York Times, March 31)

Rapper Nipsy Hussle killed in shooting (Los Angeles Times, March 31)

Rolling Stones postpone tour for medical treatment for Jagger (Pollstar, March 30)

Members of British duo Her killed in crash in U.S. (The Guardian, March 29)

The Beat's Ranking Roger dies at 56 (The Guardian, March 26)

Metallica reunites with SF Symphony (Billboard, March 18)

RIP, surf guitar king Dick Dale (Los Angeles Times, March 17)

Keith Flint of The Prodigy dies  (The Guardian, March 4)


February 2019

R Kelly charged with sex crimes (Chicago Sun Times, February 22)

Peter Tork of The Monkees dies at 77 (New York Times, February 21)

Freddie Mercury's doppleganger (New York Times, February 20)

Tedeschi Trucks band member dies (Atlanta Journal Constitution, February 19)

Adams accused of sexual harrassment (New York Times, February 13)

Musgraves, women lead Grammys (New York Times, February 10)

ICE arrests 21 Savage over immigration issues (CNN, February 3)


January 2019

RIP James Ingram (Rolling Stone, January 29)

Mayer announces summer trek (Pollstar, January 28)

Chris Brown released from jail in Paris without being charged (CNN, January 22)

RCA drops R Kelly in wake of sex abuse allegations (New York Times, January 18)

The Who announce tour (Pollstar, January 14)

Travis Scott agrees to Super Bowl show after NFL makes charity contribution (Billboard, January 13)

Captain of Captain & Tenille dies (New York Times, January 2)

Childish Gambino, Tame Impala and Ariana Grande headline Coachella (Standard Time, January 2)



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