By Ankush Arora NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian pop group has made a music video honoring a freedom fighter who assassinated a British official in revenge for a 1919 massacre, at a time of renewed calls in India for reparations from Britain for the excesses of colonial rule. The animated video tells the story of Indian freedom fighter Udham Singh, who shot dead Michael OâDwyer for sanctioning the killing of hundreds of Indian protesters during a festival in Punjab, a massacre that hardened opinion against British rule. Â Â Â The four-minute video by the group The Ska Vengers takes its title, "Frank Brazil", from an alias used by Singh during an overseas undercover trip.... more
Lollapalooza, one of the defining US festivals for alternative rock, announced Wednesday an expansion to Colombia as organizers pointed to the country's vibrant cultural life. The Bogota edition, which will debut in October 2016, marks the fourth Latin American Lollapalooza with festivals already taking place annually in Argentina, Brazil and Chile. "We have had the ambition to bring Lollapalooza to Colombia for some time now, and have found partners who are true professionals and share our passion for the music," said Lollapalooza's founder, Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell.
Before Lizzy Plapinger and Max Hershenow perform live on Friday, we caught up with the duo at a private Airbnb-hosted event to find out what they plan to rock onstage.... more
She worked with such acts as Jimmy Buffett, Fleetwood Mac, Linda Ronstadt and Joni Mitchell.... more