Nazareth Singer Collapses During Canadian Concert

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_93c23daf48.jpgEdel Records -- Veteran Scottish rockers Nazareth had to cancel a show on their recently launched Canadian tour on Tuesday night in Cranbrook after founding frontman Dan McCafferty collapsed on stage at the start of the concert.  DailyTownsman.com reports that the 66-year-old singer took ill just 30 seconds into the group's performance at the Cranbrook Curling Centre and needed "urgent medical attention."

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Tina Turner Set to Get Married?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_f754d1bc0e.jpgBertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty ImagesTina Turner will soon marry her longtime partner.  Or they may already be married.  It depends on which report you believe. The New York Post says Turner will tie the knot with German producer Erwin Bach this month.  The newspaper reports that the couple will marry at their Swiss home on Lake Zurich on July 21, and could also hold a wedding at their villa on the French Riviera sometime soon.

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Aretha Franklin Postpones Detroit-Area Show Because of Ongoing Medical Issue

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_3f232986d6.jpgPeter Kramer/NBCAretha Franklin's health issues have forced her to postpone an upcoming Detroit-area concert that she's already rescheduled once before.  The Detroit Free Press reports that The Queen of Soul's July 27 show at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkson, Michigan, which originally had been scheduled for June 22, has been shelved.

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Madonna Will Be a Topic at Exorcists Meeting in Poland

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_bb3c1fde01.jpgFacebook.com/MadonnaMadonna will be a topic of conversation during an upcoming conference at Poland's Jasna Gora monastery, though she shouldn't feel flattered. The conference will be attended by European exorcists and will focus in part on what Britain's Telegraph newspaper describes as "finding evil in pop culture." 

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Stephen Stills' New Supergroup The Rides Schedules First Tour

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_e385ed8657.jpg429 Records -- Stephen Stills' new blues-rock supergroup, The Rides, is ready to take its show on the road.  The band, which also features Kenny Wayne Shepherd and founding Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg, has announced dates for its first-ever tour.

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