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MusicMAJOR LAZER SURPRISES WITH NEW EP OUT NOW, NEW SINGLE FEATURING TRAVIS SCOTT, CAMILA CABELLO AND QUAVO
Major Lazer releases a surprise, six-track EP, Know No Better, alongside the new single “Know No Better” featuring Travis Scott, Camila Cabello and Quavo—listen here.

The EP comes two years to the day after the band’s groundbreaking LP Peace is the Mission, and expands upon the group’s global sound, taking inspiration from their travels to Pakistan, Cuba, South America, Africa and more while paying homage to their island roots.
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.”
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 “TRUTH” DEBUTS TODAY
Avant-garde jazz titan Kamasi Washington today debuts “Truth,” the sixth movement from Harmony of Difference, a new EP set for release this summer. The EP is the first new music from Washington since his universally acclaimed 2015 debut album The Epic, and will be released via Young Turks. Washington has signed to the iconic London label, the home of The xx, Sampha, FKA Twigs and more, worldwide.
MusicPLANETARIUM HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED COLLABORATIVE ALBUM FROM SUFJAN STEVENS, BRYCE DESSNER, NICO MUHLY AND JAMES MCALISTER OUT NOW ON 4AD
Planetarium, the highly-anticipated collaborative album from Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly and James McAlister is out now on 4AD.

To celebrate the release, the group will play a limited run of very special dates, accompanied onstage by strings and brass, this summer. The shows kick off July 10 at the Philharmonie de Paris with further performances July 18 in New York at Celebrate Brooklyn!, July 20 in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery and July 21 at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA.
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 – I See You (Deluxe)
The xx today release a digital deluxe version of their highly acclaimed third album. I See You (Deluxe) is available on all digital services now and features three new songs: “Naïve” (which features a sample of Drake’s “Doing It Wrong”), “Seasons Run” and “Brave For You (Marfa Demo)”. The songs were previously available on the I See You boxset but have never previously been available digitally.
MusicTOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS CONFIRM FINAL STOP OF 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR AT HOLLYWOOD BOWL, SEPTEMBER 21
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ final stop on their extensive North American tour will be at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA on Thursday, September 21. Tickets will go on sale Thursday, June 29 at 10AM PT.
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.
Musicbjörk - 34 scores for piano, organ, harpsichord and celeste
The first collection of sheet music from Björk, 34 Scores for Piano, Organ, Harpsichord and Celeste, is set for release June 5 by Wise Publications. Inspired by her 2009 project Biophilia, Björk set out to reimagine digital music notation for the current, music-sharing world — in hopes that people the world over would bring her music into their homes.

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