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  • MTV Video Music Awards: A show of extremes

    MTV Video Music Awards: A show of extremes
    Were the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, which aired live Sunday night from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the whitest VMAs in history -- or the blackest? The youngest or the oldest? The most exciting or the most embarrassing? Sure, you bet -- all of the...
  • Musikfest: Final thoughts on favorite free-stage acts, polka, traffic, main stage and more

     
    If you look at the banner on top of this blog, you’ll see that the “Musikfest edition” designation has finally come down, signifying the official close of our coverage of Musikfest’s 30th year. Heck, Allentown Fair is now just 11.....
  • Review: Queen Latifah takes it easy at the Hollywood Bowl

    Review: Queen Latifah takes it easy at the Hollywood Bowl
    Queen Latifah's Wednesday night concert at the Hollywood Bowl may have been the first installment in this summer’s Jazz at the Bowl series, but it felt an awful lot like a dry run for her upcoming gig as the star of a daytime talk show to launch...
  • REVIEW: Peach Festival in Scranton offers Allmans on top, rambling Ratdog and hard-working Gv't Mule

     
    It’s almost pointless to review a jam band concert, let alone a jam band festival such as The Peach Festival that today, Aug. 18, enters the last of its four days at Toyota Pavilion at Montage in Scranton. The music......
  • Review: Robin Thicke and Pharrell at Fontainebleau Miami Beach

    Review: Robin Thicke and Pharrell at Fontainebleau Miami Beach
    The sun may have been searing overhead during the concert, but Robin Thicke packed his own heat. The headliner for Sunday's show at Fontainebleau Miami Beach thrilled the female persuasion by coming out in shades and a black shirt whose top buttons were...
  • FXX Launch Bash Mixes Heat, Hipsters, Hitmaker

    Pop star Robin Thicke won over the hipster crowd at the FXX launch party in Hollywood on Tuesday night with a high-energy (read: sweaty) set of his hits, other people's hits and then the Big HIt of the Summer: "Blurred LInes." The crowd at Lure was far...
  • Review: Boz Scaggs show brings house down

    Review: Boz Scaggs show brings house down
    Boz Scaggs' show Sunday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts featured a riveting performance by a singer who galvanized the room, brought the audience to its feet and turned one of Orange County's stateliest venues into something close to a mosh pit....
  • Boz Scaggs reclaims his roots

    Boz Scaggs reclaims his roots
    When Boz Scaggs was a boy, Memphis meant a few simple things: a visit to his grandmother's house, his father's family history, that catchy Chuck Berry tune that sometimes came on the radio. Years later, as he honed his musical tastes, the "Lowdown"...
  • Local Q&A: Wild Belle

    Local Q&A: Wild Belle
    Things have happened quickly for Wild Belle. Brother-sister duo Natalie and Elliot Bergman, who have made music off and on since now-23-year-old Natalie was a teenager, started recording under the name Wild Belle only last year. Since then, the band...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Teams Blake and Shakira twang and groove

    'The Voice' recap: Teams Blake and Shakira twang and groove
    Blake Shelton and Shakira's teams stepped out live for the first time on "The Voice" on Tuesday night, as Teams Adam and Usher had done the previous night, to compete for audience votes as well as their coach's favor and vie for a spot in the top 12....
  • Playlist site creates 'ultimate baby-making' soundtrack

    Playlist site creates 'ultimate baby-making' soundtrack
    "Where do babies come from?" is a complicated question, terrifying and inevitable for parents. They must simplify for the sake of their children's psyches, but that answer obscures the many layers of such a question, for there is much to consider in the...
  • Cheap Trick to revisit 'At Budokan' at the El Rey on April 30

    Cheap Trick to revisit 'At Budokan' at the El Rey on April 30
    How best to celebrate the 35th anniversary of a beloved live album? By re-creating it onstage, of course. That's the approach being taken by Cheap Trick, which announced Thursday that it plans to play "Cheap Trick at Budokan," the power-pop veterans'...