| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:01 AM
To help mark its 50th birthday, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News will host a creative collision of art and music.
Starting Thursday, Jan. 19, the center's monthly Art After 5 gatherings will feature musicians chosen specifically for their...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Lonnie Liston Smith, the influential jazz keyboardist and singer whose music crosses many boundaries, will perform tonight, April 6, at Hampton University's Ogden Hall.
Smith, a Richmond native, is known mostly as a band leader whose funky 1970s...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Hoss's Deli in Newport News has been serving cold beer and quality bar food for years. It's also been a dependable location for live rock music. In the recent era, though, something new is happening at Hoss's.
Its revved up -- and broadening -- its...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Don't fret if you missed Fiona Apple's show Sunday at the Fillmore. There are plenty of musicians around this week who can tell you how the inside of a tour bus smells.
Pretty Lights at Fillmore Miami Beach
9 p.m. Tuesday, $44.50, LiveNation.com...
| Jul 18, 2012
Deep Purple keyboard player
Jon Lord, 71, a British keyboardist for Deep Purple and Whitesnake, died in London on Monday of a pulmonary embolism after a battle with pancreatic cancer, said a statement on his official website.
| May 20, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Renowned baritone championed German lieder
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of...
| May 24, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Since 2001, the unofficial kickoff of the summer concert season in the Chicago area has been the Summer Camp Music Festival at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Ill. In each of those 11 years, including this weekend, the headliner has been moe., a...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Isaac came and South Florida survived, but the winds and rains did dampen the whole weekend, pun intended. To make up for lost time you may have spent indoors, watching your trees sway, here are this week's best rock shows. That they fall mostly on Friday...
| Dec 26, 2010
Teena Marie, the singer-songwriter known for such funk-infused 1980s hits as "I Need Your Lovin'" and "Lovergirl," and one of the few white musicians to achieve renown on the R&B charts, has died. She was 54.
Marie was found dead at her Pasadena home...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:34 AM
Rock Hall: They seem to be opposites, but strip away the hair metal and the funk, and Guns N’ Roses and the Red Hot Chili Peppers are similar. Both evoke a sense of Southern California in the ’80s and an Angeleno sensibility that millions of...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Atlantic electronica group Thievery Corporation performed at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles along with Los Angeles' Fitz & the Tantrums....
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:23 PM
MarchFourth Marching Band is taking over Musikfest this weekend. You're powerless to stop their funky beat and over-the-top showmanship; you'd better just join the party. Shows by this 20-piece group from Portland, Ore., fuse funk, Latin jazz, Louisiana-...