| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Does the EDM scene have a drug problem?
The question, which has followed the increasingly mainstream electronic dance music genre for years, is being raised again in the wake of the deaths of two males, ages 20 and 17, who attended an all-day EDM show...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Howard County officials say they are investigating security and screening procedures at Merriweather Post Pavilion after two concertgoers died and 19 others were sent to hospitals during an electronic dance music festival over the weekend.
The deaths of...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:16 AM
Day after day, someone somewhere discusses the state of classical music, typically with a degree of concern about its long-term survivability. This has been going on for ages, of course, but it has generated something of a cottage industry in recent...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:35 AM
There will be music in the air and water in the background for the Columbia Lakefront Summer Concert Series' upcoming free programs: the Columbia Concert Band on Sunday, Aug. 10, at 6:30 p.m., and the Columbia Jazz Band on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 8 p.m....
| Jul 12, 2014
The worlds of pop and classical music do not meet all that often — or all that well, as a rule — but certain artists have proved quite adept at bridging the gap. Ben Folds is one of them.
The Winston-Salem, N.C.-born, Nashville-based...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Sure, there were some big news events that happened in 1984: Ronald Regan was re-elected president, Mary Lou Retton rocked the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and, you know, Mark Zuckerberg was born.
But it was also a gigantic year for music, as Madonna,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia does not limit its singing activity to church services. It also sponsors folk and rock performances through its monthly One World Coffeehouse.
Two bands, ILYAIMY and the Weathered Road, are playing...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:23 AM
They say fame changes people, but even after winning “American Idol” and releasing a platinum-selling album, Leesburg, Ga.-based singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips wants nothing more than to be himself.
“I already knew what kind of...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:04 AM
There was something in the musical water of 1994. Let's take another sip.
A good chunk of millennials were either pre-teens or young teens in 1994 — and their budding musical tastes were informed by a wide array of memorable offerings in just...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Early in "Side Show," the musical about conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, a smooth-talking impresario promises he can get the women great gigs in the vaudeville circuit. "I'm very well connected," he says. The twins respond: "So are we."
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Names are not what they seem for the Baltimore rock quintet Vinny Vegas. Start with the band's name: It is not the alter ego of lead singer Scott Siskind, but rather an obscure reference to a professional wrestler from the early '90s.
Then there's the...
| Jun 27, 2014
These activities are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818.
Red, white and blue social The event will feature Trudi Marie Woomer performing country music at 12:30 p.m....