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Sound Summary: Jan22 - Jan28

NEWS:

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, Sufjan Stevens and Mary J Blige Nominated for Oscar: 

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Marilyn Manson Band Member Arrested In San Antonio: SA's KENS5 is reporting "Daniel Fox, a touring (crew) member of Marilyn Manson's band, was arrested early Monday morning and accused of marijuana possession. He was taken into custody around 2 a.m., according to the Bexar County Sheriff's Office, and was reportedly being held on $800 bond." Manson performs tonight at the Aztec Theater. 

Neil Diamond Retires: The legendary performer is battling Parkinsons and will no longer hit the road. More here

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San Antonio Symphony Names New Interim Executive Director – The San Antonio Symphony today announced that Karina Bharne has been appointed as the Interim Executive Director, effective immediately. Bharne served as the Vice President and General Manager of SAS from 2014-2017 and before that, had been the Director of Orchestra Personnel from 2011-2014.  She has also served as the Manager of Orchestral Operations for the Aspen Music Festival and School, and prior to coming to San Antonio, worked for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

 
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Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, SZA and more stopping by Austin360 - Today, Top Dawg Entertainment announced “TDE: THE CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR” complete with the label’s all-star roster including Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, Lance Skiiiwalker and more to be announced. The tour includes a stop in Austin on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Austin360 Amphitheater at Circuit of The Americas.

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Tom Petty’s death opioid related – over the weekend, investigators released information related to Tom Petty’s death stating it was an accidental overdose. The opioid crisis took 2 of America's most important artists of all time: Prince and Tom Petty. More here

More Details Emerge about the Route 91 Shooter: Las Vegas authorities have released a preliminary report about what they have uncovered thus far in the Route 91 investigation. Paddock used other search terms including “summer concerts 2017," "grant park functions," "biggest bear," "La Jolla Beach," "open air concert venues," "biggest open air concert venues in USA," and "how crowded does Santa Monica Beach get." Another: “life is beautiful expected attendance.” More here

Rush Over: In a recent interview, guitarist of Canadian rock band Rush, confirmed rumors that the band will no longer tour and is "basically done."

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SHOWS THIS WEEK:

 

 

New Albums Out Friday Jan26:

          Django Django - Marble Skies
          Ty Segall - Freedom's Goblin
          Migos - Culture II
          Above & Beyond - Common Ground
          
Nightmares on Wax - Shape The Future


THE AUX CORD:

  • Drake
  • Django Django
  • First Aid Kit
  • Decemberists
  • Superorganism
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra