| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:53 PM
J.J. Cale, a laconic, Oklahoma-born musician who shunned the spotlight but gained fame by penning such hits as "After Midnight" and "Cocaine," has died. He was 74.
His death from a heart attack Friday at a La Jolla hospital was disclosed on his...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:28 PM
AUSTIN, Texas -- Clive Davis is always selling something, it seems. At the South by Southwest Music Conference on Thursday, it was his autobiography that was being flogged, and as he sat to talk about it with Billboard journalist Bill Werde, he...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:22 PM
If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, as Elvis Costello and others have sneered, then what does that make reading about music? Well, fun, for starters. Although Bowker Market Research reports that music books have steadily comprised...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 7:27 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Colombian rock superstar Juanes won the Album of the Year trophy for “Juanes MTV Unplugged” at the XIII Annual Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday evening in Las Vegas, and the Mexico City sibling pop duo Jesse y Joy (that’s...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:22 PM
A pop/rock band whose debut album is among the best-selling discs of all time, who has had more than a dozen Top 10 hits and whose first album in a decade debuted at No. 1 in September will play Sands......
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:24 AM
El cantautor uruguayo Jorge Drexler, ganador del Oscar en 2005 por su tema “Al Otro Lado del Río”, de la película “Diarios de Motocicleta”, llega el 12 de octubre para ofrecer un concierto en el New World Center de Miami Beach....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
If you liked Michael McDonald during his six-year run as singer/frontman for The Doobie Brothers in the late 1970s and early 1980s, you likely would have liked his performance Sunday at Sands Bethlehem Event Center. A lot. Because McDonald’s 15-...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:44 PM
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The quick, sharp blasts of a pocket trumpet can be heard out in the courtyard. Inside a small Echo Park home recording studio, Asdrubal Sierra is adding his horn parts to a new song by Ozomatli. It's a...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The men in Adam Lasher's family gave him the greatest gift — music.
After his father died when he was 6, he missed having someone with whom to discuss cars, argue about sports or teach him how to tie a tie. Instead, his uncles and cousins...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:20 PM
It was a battle that John Densmore wishes didn't require the beating of his drum, but one that his conscience wouldn’t let him sidestep when he decided to sue his former bandmates in the Doors, keyboardist Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robby Krieger....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:46 PM
The last thing they want is to become a generic surf band after growing up in conservative Fountain Valley.
To gain some traction and grow a fan base, they decided to move a city over.
It's taken them four years to find their sound, and with the...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:03 PM
He's up for the concert on Saturday, he thinks. Kid Ramos has felt up and down for the last year and a half, but his energy has surged back of late — as has his hair. The latter will soon fall out again as he enters chemo. Hopefully, his passion for...