New this week: Morgan Wallen music, tiger cubs and 'Herself'
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Shia LaBeouf co-stars as her partner and Ellen Burstyn gets a meaty supporting role as her mother. “Pieces of a Woman” is not for the faint of heart but in the trauma, there is catharsis too. It’s loosely based on Davidson’s own life and childhood loss and the comedian gets a co-writing credit, too. It adds to the anticipation of his sophomore album, “Dangerous: The Double Album,” to be released Friday.
Police: Justin Townes Earle's death was probable overdose
New West Records publicist Brady Brock confirmed his death, but did not immediately provide details. Earle was the son of country star Steve Earle. (AP Photo/Joe Giblin, file)NASHVILLE, Tenn. Nashville police said a preliminary investigation into the death of singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle shows his death was a probable drug overdose. Police spokesman Don Aaron said officers did a welfare check at Earle's home on Sunday where he was found dead. He was the son of country star Steve Earle, although the younger Earle was mostly raised by his single mother, Carol-Ann.
Musician Justin Townes Earle dead at age 38
FILE - In this July 31, 2011 file photo, singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle performs at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I. Earle, a leading performer of American roots music known for his introspective and haunting style, has died at age 38. Earle was the son of country star Steve Earle. (AP Photo/Joe Giblin, file)NEW YORK Singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle, a leading performer of American roots music known for his introspective and haunting style, has died at 38. My mother hated Townes Van Zandt, he told Rolling Stone in 2019. "My first name was supposed to be Townes, but my mother would not have it.
Willie Nelsons July Fourth picnic is virtual in virus era
SPICEWOOD, Texas Willie Nelsons annual Fourth of July Picnic is going ahead this year, but to reduce concerns about the coronavirus the event will be virtual. Other performers expected to play include Sheryl Crow, Ziggy Marley, Steve Earle and Nelsons fellow Texas-based singers Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen and Kinky Friedman. Some of the artists will perform at Nelsons Luck Ranch in Spicewood, northwest of Austin. Nelsons event started in 1972 and has been held most years since, moving around Texas and occasionally outside the Lone Star State. First Rose of Spring features two new tunes plus Nelsons take on songs by Toby Keith and Chris Stapleton.