Briefly: Kanye West, All Good festival, 'High School Musical,' Loudon Wainwright III
Two ushers working the doors at the National Exhibition Center near Birmingham, England, were shot Tuesday (2/28) as rapper Kanye West performed inside, according to British press reports.
Press accounts said the men were shot as several people were being escorted from the building after attempting to get into the show without tickets.
The ushers didn't suffer life-threatening injuries, police reportedly said.
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Other confirmed acts include The Greyboy Allstars, The Disco Biscuits, Umphrey's McGee, Donavon Frankenreiter, Railroad Earth and Southern Culture on the Skids, among others.
The festival, which takes place at a venue dubbed Marvin's Mountaintop, will feature 40 hours of music on a central stage, with no overlapping sets.
More information is available at the festival's website.
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The television-show soundtrack "High School Musical" jumps five slots to claim the No. 1 position on this week's Billboard 200 album chart.
Several singles from the soundtrack--including "Breaking Free" by Andrew Seeley, Zac Efron and Vanessa Anne Hudgens--have found their way onto Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart in recent weeks.
Entering the album chart this week at No. 2 is the "Kidz Bop 9" compilation, on which children sing renditions of recent hit songs.
Jack Johnson & Friends' "Curious George" companion album falls one rung to No. 3, while Mary J. Blige's "The Breakthrough" holds steady at No. 4. James Blunt's "Back to Bedlam" climbs three notches to No. 5.
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Collectors Choice Music will re-issue Loudon Wainwright III's first recordings--"Loudon Wainwright III" (a.k.a. "Album I") and "Album II"--on March 14.