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Paul McCartney, Outkast, Michelle Obama, and More To Take Part In Lollapalooza’s Virtual Festival

Since Lollapalooza was forced to cancel it’s 2020 event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival has taken a reimagined approach on what was supposed to be its weekend in Chicago.
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New Bon Jovi Album '2020' Set For October 2, Listen To 'Do What You Can' Now

Bon Jovi’s new album ‘2020,’ originally set for release on May 15 and now including two additional songs, has officially been given the go-ahead for October 2. See the full tracklisting here.
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New $10 Billion Plan Proposed to Save Live Music Venues Across the US

A new bill introduced by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) aims to provide much needed relief to independent music venues. The Save Our Stages Act aims to help those affected by the COVID-19 shutdown.
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New Coronavirus Experiment Aims to See How Virus Can Be Prevented at Large Concerts

Researchers in Germany are recruiting volunteers between the ages of 18 and 50 for a “coronavirus experiment” to attend a concert with singer-songwriter Tim Bendzko on August 22 at an indoor stadium in Leipzig.
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Elon Musk Confirms We'll One Day Listen to Music via Brain Chip

Musk’s latest venture is through a company called Neuralink, a neurotechnology company developing implantable brain-machine interfaces. Musk said the interface will have the ability to stream music directly to our brain.
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Madonna Remembers the Time She Was Fined $1 Million by Russia for Supporting the Gay Community

Back in 2012, Madonna was performing in St. Petersburg, Russia as part of her lengthy MDNA tour. During the show, Madonna gave an emotional speech in support of LGBTQ+ rights and revealed she was fined $1 million for it by the Russian government.
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The American Music Awards to Return This November

As numerous events postpone until 2021, the American Music Awards (AMAs) just revealed they will be hosting their ceremony in 2020. The 2020 American Music Awards will take place on Sunday, November 22.
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Music Venues Set to Open in the UK on August 1

Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, tweeted out the message that beginning on August 1st, indoor performances can resume in theaters, music halls, and other venues.
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Tina Turner, Kygo Drop ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’ Remix

At the age of 80, Tina Turner stepped out of retirement for a collaboration with the 28-year-old star DJ and producer Kygo. The duo released a brand-new version of Turner’s 1984 smash hit “What’s Love Got to Do with It.”
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Top Live Music Exec Suggests That Concerts Won't Return Until 2022

Geiger said in his opinion concerts won’t return until 2022. Noting that there are probably “20 roadblocks” in the way such as the virus itself, spacing, density, and insurance.
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