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January 27, 2014

Prince sues 22 fans for $1 million each for sharing bootleg recordings

Update 1/29: TMZ is reporting that Prince has withdrawn this lawsuit—though “without prejudice,” meaning that he reserves the right to re-file the suit if and when he feels like it. “Because of the recent pressure,” Prince’s attorney told TMZ, “the bootleggers have now taken down the illegal downloads and are no longer engaging in piracy.” Meanwhile, Prince went ahead […]

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Pert Near Sandstone to play the Current Sessions at the Fitz

It’s shaping up to be a busy spring for bluegrass band Pert Near Sandstone, who stopped by the Current’s Morning Show today to chat about a couple of significant events coming this April: the release of their new album, The Hardest Part of Leaving, and a show at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul as […]

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