Saturday’s show before a crowd of more than 13,000 at the Sprint Center, which lasted a few minutes more than four hours (including times between sets), was a long trip down memory lane, one long parade of greatest hits.
Half the appeal of Andrew W.K.’s 60-minute set was the berserk frolicking. The Brooklyn trio the Dreamers performed appealingly rugged barroom rock, while the Lawrence duo the Sluts shared W.K.’s uncanny knack for making rudimentary rock ’n’ roll seem extraordinarily thrilling.
The Zac Brown Band has always tested the boundaries of modern country music. Friday night before a crowd of about 9,000 at the Sprint Center, the band from Georgia crossed most of those boundaries during a show that lasted more than two hours and veered into a variety of genres.
About 15,000 fans spanning several generations attended the concert by the British group. Although her theatrical gesticulations and interpretive dancing should have seemed preposterous, Welch’s boundless enthusiasm appeared to be unforced.
Three-day festival May 27-29 will feature more than 60 bands. This year includes a pre-party concert and a Sunday brunch. The festival will showcase a variety of roots music: cowpunk, honky-tonk, bluegrass and others.
Carlin Q. Williams is seeking DNA testing to confirm whether he’s the pop superstar’s child. If they are a match, Williams would be the sole heir to the singer’s estate. His mother contends in court papers that she conceived Williams while having sex with Prince at a Kansas City hotel in 1976. A look at some other prominent Americans whose children surfaced years – sometimes decades – after they were born:
On Tuesday, the hashtag #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend became a top trending topic on Twitter, which advocacy group GLAAD says is a sign that audiences are eager for significant LGBT characters in their superhero movies.
Australia's deputy prime minister boasted on Wednesday that he had got into Johnny Depp's head like fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter after the Hollywood actor quipped that the ruddy-faced lawmaker appeared to be "inbred with a tomato."