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MusicMAJOR LAZER’S VIDEO FOR “SUA CARA,” FEATURING BRAZILIAN SUPERSTARS ANITTA AND PABLLO VITTAR, IS ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL MUSIC VIDEO LAUNCHES OF 2017 ON YOUTUBE
Major Lazer’s video for “Sua Cara,” featuring Brazilian superstars Anitta and Pabllo Vittar, is one of the most successful music video launches of 2017 on YouTube, with more than 20 million views in its first 24 hours on the platform. The video was also liked more in its first day than any music video in the history of YouTube, and is the most-liked in a single day of 2017. Watch “Sua Cara,” filmed in Morocco and directed by Bruno Ilogti, here.

Music“CHRIS STAPLETON’S ALL-AMERICAN ROAD SHOW” RESUMES TONIGHT
Chris Stapleton’s will resume his “All-American Road Show” with a sold out show tonight at Tulsa’s BOK Center. The extensive tour, which Rolling Stone calls, “…one of the most ambitious country tours ever,” will feature special guests Anderson East, Brent Cobb, Margo Price, Lucie Silvas, Brothers Osborne and Marty Stuart. Live Nation is the national tour promoter for “Chris Stapleton’s All-American Road Show.”
MusicR.E.M. TO RELEASE 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE
Rock icons R.E.M. are reissuing their landmark album Automatic For The People to commemorate the title’s 25th Anniversary. Due November 10 via Craft Recordings, the remastered album will be available in a variety of formats, the most extensive of which is the Deluxe Anniversary Edition, which will feature the album in its entirety mixed in Dolby Atmos. A short trailer with members of the band may be viewed and shared HERE.
PLUSLINCOLN CENTER PRESENTS OUT OF DOORS 2017
Lincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country’s longest-running free outdoor summer festivals, opens this year on July 26 and runs through August 13. The 47th edition of the popular festival will fill the Lincoln Center campus with a diverse range of music, dance, spoken word, and family events, featuring dozens of artists from across the city, country, and world—all completely free and open to the public.
MusicKAMASI WASHINGTON’S HARMONY OF DIFFERENCE OUT SEPTEMBER 29 ON YOUNG TURKS
Music titan Kamasi Washington’s new EP Harmony of Difference, the first new music from Washington since his universally acclaimed 2015 debut album The Epic, is out September 29 via Young Turks.
MusicALICE GLASS RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE “WITHOUT LOVE”
Alice Glass returns with her mesmerising new single, “Without Love,” accompanied by a stunning video directed by Floria Sigismondi and co-produced by The FADER and MAAVEN —watch it here. “Without Love” was written by Glass with additional writing and production by Jupiter Keyes.
MusicPLANETARIUM SUFJAN STEVENS, NICO MUHLY, BRYCE DESSNER AND JAMES MCALISTER TO PERFORM TONIGHT ON
“THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT”

Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner and James McAlister will perform “Mercury,” taken from their new collaborative album Planetarium, on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” tonight.
MusicMHD’S “AFRO TRAP PT. 9 (FAUT LES WET)” VIDEO PREMIERES ON THE FADER
MHD’s video for his global hit, “Afro Trap Pt. 9 (Faut les wet),” premieres today on The FADER— watch and share here. Of the video, The FADER says, “In his nine-part Afro Trap series, the 22-year-old Parisian integrates tightly-wound southern hip-hop with the eclectic rhythms of afro-pop, with DIY-feeling videos that jubilantly celebrate diasporic life in the French capital.” The track has over two million streams to date.
MusicLOWER MANHATTAN CULTURAL COUNCIL PRESENTS THE 16TH ANNUAL RIVER TO RIVER FESTIVAL JUNE 14–25
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City’s completely free summer arts festival, June 14–25. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms—often blurring the lines between genres including dance, music, theater and the visual arts— over the course of 100+ performances and events spanning 17 projects at 31 unique sites across Lower Manhattan and Governors Island. The Festival also offers opportunities for audiences to interact with artists, socialize and experience multiple facets of artists’ work and the creative process.
MusicSTURGILL SIMPSON TO JOIN GUNS N’ ROSES ON SELECT STADIUM TOUR DATES THIS AUGUST
Sturgill Simpson will join Guns N’ Roses on select stadium tour dates this August including Denver’s Mile High Stadium on August 2, Little Rock’s AR War Memorial Stadium on August 5 and Miami’s Marlins Stadium on August 8.
MusicTHE XX'S "ON HOLD (JAMIE XX REMIX) OUT NOW
At the end of 2016, The xx announced their return and news of a new album, I See You, with the lead single “On Hold.” An undoubted highlight of one of the year’s most critically acclaimed albums, “On Hold” has quickly become one of The xx’s biggest songs to date.
MusicTOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS ADD THIRD AND FINAL HOLLYWOOD BOWL SHOW MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
Following the rapid sell out of both their Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22 shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have confirmed a third night at the historic venue on Monday, September 25. Tickets for Monday, September 25 will go on sale Tuesday, July 25 at 10 a.m. PST.
MusicPHILIP GLASS TO HOLD RICHARD AND BARBARA DEBS COMPOSER’S CHAIR AT CARNEGIE HALL FOR 2017–2018 SEASON
In celebration of his 80th birthday year, esteemed American composer Philip Glass has been appointed to hold the Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall for the 2017–2018 season. The yearlong residency will present performances that feature both Glass classics and premieres: American Composers Orchestra dedicates a program to composers inspired by Glass; the Philip Glass Ensemble and the San Francisco Girls Chorus perform his groundbreaking but rarely performed masterpiece, Music with Changing Parts, as part of the citywide festival The ‘60s: The Years that Changed America; notable premieres include a string quartet for the JACK Quartet and arrangements by composer Nico Muhly of lesser-known Glass songs—both Carnegie Hall commissions; additionally, the Louisiana Philharmonic and Pacific Symphony both make their Carnegie Hall debuts in programs selected, in part, by Glass in response to invitations extended to U.S. orchestras to submit programs that place important works by the composer in illuminating contexts. Full details on the residency may be found at http://www.carnegiehall.org/glass/.
MusicBOB WEIR PLAYS RED ROCKS WITH THE CAMPFIRE BAND AUGUST 4 IN CELEBRATION OF JERRY GARCIA’S 75th BIRTHDAY
Bob Weir will play a standalone date at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado with The Campfire Band— comprised of Bryan Devendorf, Scott Devendorf, Josh Kaufman, Steve Kimock and Jon Shaw. The date will mark Jerry Garcia’s 75th birthday. Pre-sale tickets are available on June 14 via Tickets Today and on sale June 16 at 10AM— visit HERE and HERE for further ticketing information.
MusicWATCH BJÖRK'S "THE GATE" VIDEO

Björk today releases the music video for “The Gate”— the first single from her forthcoming ninth studio album. Watch the video HERE, and share it HERE.
MusicJUSTICE’S “FIRE” VIDEO DEBUTS TODAY
The Grammy Award-winning duo Justice premieres the Susan Sarandon-starring video for their new single, “Fire,” today. The perfect soundtrack for an everlasting summer —watch it here.
MusicMØ’S “NIGHTS WITH YOU” VIDEO PREMIERES TODAY
Danish vocalist, songwriter and breakout star ’s new video for latest single “Nights With You” debuts today. Watch the video, filmed in Sofia, Bulgaria with director Bouha Kazmi, here.
MusicTORY LANEZ’S THE NEW TORONTO 2 AND CHIXTAPE 4 OUT NOW
Breakout star Tory Lanez caps off a banner year with two new mixtapes, The New Toronto 2 and Chixtape 4, out now. Download both at thenewtoronto2.com

Lanez, who played more than 200 shows in 2016, is nominated for Best R&B Song for his Platinum-certified smash “LUV” at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards.
MusicFLUME’S SKIN COMPANION II EP OUT NOW
Skin Companion EP II, the second follow up to Australian producer Flume’s acclaimed 2016 album Skin, is out now digitally and on vinyl on May 5. Snippets of all four EP tracks are viewable now on the flumemusic.com