Illustrator Sayori Wada gives us a visual guide through her experience at Rock In Japan, one of the country's largest music festivals.
A judge says Ian Brady will be cremated with "no music and no ceremony" — and rejecting a plan to play the "Witches' Sabbath" portion of Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique.
Entertainment | Nation | Music | ArtsNPR | Oct. 13, 2017 8:53 a.m.
A Tribe Called Quest frontman is the first artistic director for hip-hop culture at the Kennedy Center. He discusses the cultural levity of his appointment and the current political climate.
Jason De León, Njideka Akunyili Crosby and Derek Peterson are among the 24 winners of this year's MacArthur Fellowship, which honors "extraordinarily talented and creative individuals."
Entertainment | Nation | MusicNPR | Oct. 8, 2017 6:03 a.m.
Saturday Night Live broke format this weekend as Jason Aldean performed Tom Petty's "I Won't Back Down" in response to the October 1 shooting in Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas shooting is a chilling reminder that big concerts are a soft target. And that the industry still has much work to do to improve security and minimize the damage from future incidents.
The weekend before his brutal attack, Stephen Paddock rented a room above a different Las Vegas music festival. And a man with the same name booked a Chicago hotel room during Lollapalooza in Chicago.
As investigators examine several crime scenes, they still have not determined the shooter's motive.
12 of the devices were found in Stephen Paddock's hotel room. The ATF says bump stocks, although used for the purpose of "simulating automatic fire," are legal under current federal law.