Farm Aid, the annual benefit concert to support America's family farmers, headed south this year, drawing 20,000 fans to the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, N.C., on Saturday, and the move shaped both the music and the message of the event. Now in it's 29th year, Farm Aid is the longest-running concert for a cause in pop-music history.
While the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is moving ahead with plans to establish a global new release street date that would see all new releases coming out on Friday, U.S. opposition to moving it from the long-established Tuesday release is mounting.
An eclectic group of performers took the stage before an audience of more than 1,000 as part of the 2014 Bogotá Music Market, a dynamic two-day event that brings together up-and-coming Colombian acts with key international executives and music promoters.
Following the unveiling of the new Apple Watch, CEO Tim Cook sat down with Charlie Rose on his PBS talk show last week for a wide-ranging discussion about the company's newest gadget, plus its bigger line of iPhones, the state of television and why he green lit the purchase of Beats. Part one of the interview aired on Friday (Sept. 12) with a second installment set to go Monday.