MIAMI (AP) — Organizers of a major electronic music festival that is held in South Florida annually are making plans to cancel the festivities for a second year in a row due to the...
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University’s Science Gallery Detroit is helping present a performance at the annual Concert of Colors in Detroit.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor says he is “appalled” by videos showing crowds standing close together at a Hamptons concert featuring electronic music duo The Chainsmokers over the...
BERLIN (AP) — Florian Schneider-Esleben, who helped pioneer electronic music as the co-founder of Kraftwerk and influenced genres ranging from disco to synth pop, has died at age 73.
NEW YORK (AP) — MTV and the Save the Music nonprofit organization have launched a grant named after the J Dilla, the highly influential rapper-producer who died in 2006.
MIAMI (AP) — One of the world's top electronic music festivals is returning to downtown Miami.
The Miami Herald reports that city commissioners voted 3-2 Thursday to approve an agreement...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The founder of a communal living space in a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse where a fire killed 36 people more than two years ago took to the stand in his trial Monday,...
MIAMI (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says a company working with Miami police to jam signals to prevent drones from flying over the recent Ultra electronic music festival may have been...
MIAMI (AP) — Forget the dystopian future of science fiction stories, where Skynet endoskeletons stomp on dry human bones or people slumbering in fluid-filled pods serve as living...
MIAMI (AP) — One of the world's top electronic music festivals is getting the boot from Miami's waterfront.
The Miami City Commission on Thursday voted down renewing the Ultra Music Festival's contract to use the city's Bayfront Park.
The two-decade-old festival draws tens of thousands of electronic music fans and performers from all over the world.
BERLIN (AP) — Kraftwerk fans are used to hearing otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart.
Video posted Saturday by the European Space Agency shows German astronaut Alexander Gerst "dropping in" for a live performance from the International Space Station.
Using a tablet computer with a virtual synthesizer, Gerst played a duet of Kraftwerk's 1978 song "Spacelab" with the band Friday night to cheers from the audience.
PARIS (AP) — The courtyard of the French presidential palace was converted into a giant dance floor for one evening on the country's Music Day.
The Elysee Palace hosted an unprecedented electronic music show on Thursday that 1,500 people who registered on the presidency's website got to attend for free.
PARIS (AP) — The French presidency is going to host an unprecedented electronic music show in the elegant courtyard of the Elysee palace on the country's Music Day on Thursday.
The presidency said Saturday that the "free and festive event" will take place with five French DJs in front of the 18th-century building as part of a popular evening of street concerts.
Among performers are music artist Kavinsky and DJ Busy P, both seen as worldwide ambassadors of the genre known as French Touch.
DETROIT (AP) — Red Bull Radio is partnering with the Movement Music Festival to hold a week of Detroit-centered programming.
Live from Detroit will run from May 21-28 and feature livestream performances from the Red Bull Music Stage at the popular electronic festival. Programming also will celebrate Detroit's music legacy and future, and feature interviews with artists and guest DJs.
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The first anniversary of a fire that killed 36 people during an electronic music party in an Oakland, California, warehouse has been marked with a gathering outside the gutted building known as the "Ghost Ship."
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former correctional officer accused of accepting a bribe and conspiring to commit wire fraud at a private prison for federal inmates in Oklahoma has pleaded guilty.
U.S. Attorney Mark Yancey says 34-year-old Charles Daniel Lynn of El Reno entered guilty pleas Monday in U.S. District Court in Oklahoma City.
NEW YORK (AP) — While working on his new album, electronic music pioneer Gary Numan found himself stuck. He'd been working on a song all day in his Los Angeles home studio and his dark waves of industrial synth weren't crashing quite right.
That's when his 11-year-old daughter, Persia, came home from school and poked her head around the door to offer a friendly "Hello, dad." Numan seized the opportunity.
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A huge fire at a music festival in Spain forced the evacuation of over 20,000 concertgoers and incinerated the event's stage in Barcelona, the regional government said Sunday.
The fire Saturday night consumed the large outdoor stage at the "Tomorrowland" electronic music festival held at Barcelona's Parc de Can Zam. Twelve firefighting units needed around an hour to extinguish the flames just before midnight.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tens of thousands of people waving rainbow flags lined streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, the latter a reaction to what some see as new threats to gay rights in the Trump era.
In San Francisco, revelers wearing rainbow tutus and boas held signs that read "No Ban, No Wall, Welcome Sisters and Brothers" while they danced to electronic music at a rally outside City Hall.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on pride marches (all times local):
Thousands of revelers wrapped in rainbow flags and wearing rainbow tutus and boas are marching in San Francisco to celebrate diversity but also to protest prejudice and exclusion.
Some partygoers celebrating gay pride held signs Sunday that read "No Ban, No Wall, Welcome Sisters and Brothers" while they danced to electronic music at a stage near San Francisco's City Hall.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Electric Daisy Carnival music festival that took place outside Las Vegas over the weekend (all times local):
A 34-year-old man died at the venue of the Electric Daisy Carnival over the weekend.
The Clark County coroner's office on Monday said 34-year-old Michael Adam Morse died Saturday morning at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. His cause and manner of death have not been determined.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Weeknd will team up with Daft Punk for a performance at the Grammy Awards.
The collaboration between the singer and the electronic music duo is one of a number of pairings announced Tuesday. Anderson .Paak will take the stage with A Tribe Called Quest and Dave Grohl. Maren Morris is set to perform with Alicia Keys.
The Grammys previously announced that Adele, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Metallica, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban would perform.
DENVER (AP) — A Denver woman is among five people who died during a shooting at a Caribbean resort town, her brother said Tuesday.
Robert Aaron Martinez told KMGH-TV that his sister, Alejandra Villanueva Ibarra, 18, died while attending an electronic music festival in Playa del Carmen, Mexico early Monday morning.
"She was very lovable. Very artistic. She loved art," Martinez told the television station.
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by screaming concertgoers at an international festival in this Caribbean resort.
At least one person died in the crush to escape and some of the 15 people wounded or injured were hurt in the rush out, authorities said.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — More than two dozen local music acts paid their respects to the 36 people killed in an Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month while raising money for the victims of the blaze.
The East Bay Times reports (http://bit.ly/2gNvdrj ) the bands represented everything from indie-pop and hip-hop to rock and electronic music during the show that brought in a crowd of about 2,800 people at the Fox Theater.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The deadliest building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade ripped through a warehouse in Oakland, California during a dance party on the night of Dec. 2, killing 36 people. The warehouse had been turned into artists' studios and illegal living spaces. Here's what is known about the blaze, the victims, the warehouse and the investigation.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters struggled to get to bodies in the rubble Saturday after a fire tore through a converted Oakland warehouse during a late-night electronic music party, killing at least 9 people and making the charred structure unsafe for emergency crews to enter. Officials said at least two dozen more were missing in the rubble of the building.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Jean-Jacques Perrey, the French composer and pioneer of electronic pop music who was best known for co-writing "Baroque Hoedown" used as the music for the Main Street Electrical Parade at Disney theme parks, has died at age 87.
Perrey died in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Friday "from a very quick and violent lung cancer," his daughter, Patricia Leroy, said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):
Former President Bill Clinton praised his wife's policies on college debt relief in Las Vegas Thursday before kicking off a campaign concert featuring attendees wearing glow sticks and jumping up and down to throbbing electronic music.