Millions lost their jobs to the pandemic and needed to file for unemployment benefits, but met busy lines – including a composer from Austin, who made an album to counteract the vibe.
A longtime lawyer for DMX told The Associated Press that the 50-year-old rapper is "quite ill."
The new data show the drop in ticket sales at theaters, arts centers and orchestras in the United States, U.K. and Canada has been "catastrophic" for the performing arts.
Among the first of the major festivals to detail its post-pandemic return, Bonnaroo announced a 20th anniversary lineup that includes Foo Fighters, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo and the Grand Ole Opry.
The Canadian singer-songwriter behind R&B pop project Rhye was accused of sexual abuse and physical assault by his ex-wife, Alexa Nikolas.
A simple piece that composer Malek Jandali wrote in 2011 became inextricable from the early protests in Syria. For a decade now, that connection has informed and invigorated his life and work.
At a Thursday press conference, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of public health measures aimed at re-starting New York City's cultural life and theatrical industry.
The lautenwerck, an instrument like a lute and a harpsichord, almost went extinct in the 19th century, but forensic musicologists are bringing it back to life.
Georgia is known for having lots of artists who are making waves within the music industry today, but a bill backed by a local organization hopes to bring protection to legacy artists living in the state.
The Library of Congress chose 25 titles considered "audio treasures worthy of preservation" to join the National Recording Registry collection.
NPR Music will host an online listening party for the dreamlike collaboration, featuring a live conversation hosted by WBGO's Nate Chinen with musicians James Brandon Lewis and Val Jeanty.
A new book chronicles the history of Malaco Records, one of the oldest continuously run independent record labels in America and one of the biggest gospel labels in the world.
The first time Jason Burt listened to his grandfather's World War II Army Air Force Band recordings after finding them in his attic, "it was like my own private concert with my grandpa."
Composer Angélica Negrón collaborates with 'RuPaul's Drag Race' winner Sasha Velour on a 10-minute film featuring original music, in a project for Opera Philadelphia.
Best known for his work on Hancock's blockbuster 1973 album Head Hunters, Paul Jackson was a bassist who found his musical identity between jazz and funk.