| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:27 PM
The 23rd annual Berks Jazz Fest will be all about highlighting jazz music’s effects on other styles, with programs that offer jazz mixed with programs featuring rock, funk, blues, Latin, pop and gospel. There will be salutes to artists such......
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:33 PM
A play about the brief and tragic life of Amy Winehouse has been canceled after the late singer's father refused the theatre company permission to use copyrighted materials, including Winehouse' music and photos....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:57 AM
A play about Amy Winehouse has been abruptly canceled after her father reportedly withheld permission for the production to use the late singer's music and photographs of her.
"Amy" was scheduled to start performances Jan. 30 at the Royal Danish Theatre...
| Oct 17, 2012
In her native England where her new album “Fall to Grace” debuted at number two, Paloma Faith performs to an average of 5,000 people. She recently played for a crowd of 40,000 as part of a BBC radio event, also featuring Emeli Sande and Jessie...
| Mar 11, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Though Wild Belle’s name suggests untamed beauty, the Chicago band’s music might better be thought of as a refining of ugliness. On the duo’s full-length debut, “Isles,” bitter feelings, heartbreaks and...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Shadow Morton, the songwriter and producer behind such 1960s pop classics as "Remember (Walking in the Sand)" and "Leader of the Pack" -- both recorded by the Shangri-Las -- is dead. According to the New York Times, Morton died Thursday in Laguna Beach;...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Fun., the quirky New York City band with a hip-hop-inspired approach to classic pop songwriting, was named best new artist at the 55th Grammy Awards Sunday, capping a whirlwind year in which its song "We Are Young" became an inescapable No. 1 smash.
| Feb 10, 2013
New York City group Fun. has won the song of the year trophy for “We Are Young,” its ubiquitous celebration of youth and desire at the 55th Grammy Awards in downtown Los Angeles. The ditty, which became a singalong anthem after it was released...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:08 AM
It's safe to say most political rallies don't end in a gigantic line dancing party, but that's exactly what unfolded Monday night as Stevie Wonder concluded a free pro-Barack Obama concert with his classic hit "Superstition."
The floor of Scope in...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 11:25 PM
When it comes to death with celebrities, you get weird reactions. If it’s somebody like Amy Winehouse, you might hear somebody cavalierly say “It figures.”
If it’s Phyllis Diller, the response might be “Wasn’t she in...
| Jul 24, 2011
British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was a phenomenon: a Jewish girl from a London suburb with a retro beehive, a devil-may-care attitude and a voice that channeled Aretha Franklin and Ruth Brown. Music industry figures on both sides of the Atlantic...