| May 5, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Most performers playing the major music festivals have to shoehorn their normal shows into hourlong time slots, but not Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band.
Playing Saturday at one of the longest-running American music festivals — the New...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Twin brothers Mark and Jonnie Houston, known for transporting Angelenos back in time with their creatively designed, era-themed bars, have done it again with their newest venture, Good Times at Davey Wayne’s.
The ’70s throwback is nestled on...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Bob Dylan's mercurial words on religion and spirituality have been examined for decades. Scholars, cultural critics and theologians have speculated with their pens, parsing the songwriter's syllables as if they were grains of sand. Entire books have...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Windblown and happy-go-lucky as any two guys you're likely to meet, Chris Vallillo and Bucky Halker are folk singers.
Now, pause for a moment and consider the phrase "folk singer."
What images comes to mind? For many they'll come from boozy nights...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:20 AM
If you also happened to be stuck behind the world’s most infuriating stretch-limo driver on the 395 exit to Biscayne before the Miley Cyrus show in Miami Saturday night, it was hard not to be enchanted by the nearby sight of the Adrienne Arsht...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:51 PM
To Eric Lichter, it's no mystery why artists from New York, Boston and Providence come to record their music in an old house on a gravel road, near Cedar Lake in Chester. "There's barely [cell phone] reception here," says Lichter, who is the owner and...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Showtime has announced a new documentary that will follow several of today's biggest musicians as they create music and an album for 24 recently discovered lyrics written by Bob Dylan.
"Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued" features Elvis Costello,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:46 AM
If you've ever been to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, you may recall the installation that tracks the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. One of the early scenes depicts an outdoor cafe in Berlin in the early 1930s where customers talk casually...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Documentarian Morgan Spurlock's "Seven Deadly Sins," which offers an in-depth look at the weird and darkly comic world of sin, has received a series order from Showtime.
Hosted by Spurlock, the project will explore each of the seven deadly sins, one...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:06 AM
The Grammy Museum and the Americana Music Assn. have formed a partnership that’s expected to bring more artists and their music to the downtown Los Angeles museum.
The first shows under the new arrangement will be singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:18 PM
For its latest single, “Baby I’m Crying,” L.A. indie pop band Best Coast has taken an unconventional path on a couple of fronts: It’s a filmed-live-in-the-studio performance to capture the binaural 3-D recording process used on the...
| Apr 2, 2014
Re "An over-educated nanny's lament," Opinion, March 30
Emily Koss' Op-Ed article lamenting her predicament about being an over-educated nanny demonstrates that she is not taking responsibility for the choices she has made. As a university professor and...