The Isle of Wight and Download festivals, two of the first major events on the UK’s summer music calendar, canceled their 2020 events due to Covid-19. The organizers of the Isle of Wight festival said it was “inevitable given the current state” of the epidemic, while Download offered “heartfelt apologies”.
Bob Dylan released his first original music in eight years, a 17-minute song about the JFK assassination. Set of ballads for piano, strings and light drums, Murder Most Foul recounts the 1963 murder in cruel terms, imagining Kennedy “led to the massacre like a sacrificial lamb … they blew themselves
Jackson Browne tested positive for coronavirus. The 71-year-old musician told Rolling Stone that he had mild symptoms including “a small cough and a temperature” and that he was recovering at home in Los Angeles. “I feel fortunate not to have been seriously affected,” he said. “I guess I have a