| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday.
Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Did you ever think you could see Wye Oak and Outkast perform on the same day at the same show? Probably not, but in April, you can.
The big rumor was finally confirmed yesterday: Outkast, arguably hip-hop's greatest duo ever, will reunite at this year's...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Firefly Music Festival, the most prominent multi-day summer music festival in the area, will return to the Woodlands at Delaware's Dover International Speedway for its third year on June 19-22.
Reuinted rap duo Outkast leads the lineup, along with Foo...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Midway through the xx's set at April's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival in Indio, Calif., the London-based trio threw a cover song into its set: Aaliyah's smoldering 1997 single "Hot Like Fire." Solange, the R&B singer and friend of the xx,...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Some guys gave flowers. Others candy. But smooth Rod Lopez, a man in touch with the cultural cutting edge, feted his lady love with a "Harlem Shake" video for Valentine's Day.
In it, the 34-year-old owner of a Parkville production company, wearing...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 11:36 AM
TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, the Black Keys and Patti Smith are among the headliners at this year’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest, which returns to Merriweather Post Pavilion Sept. 10, organizers will announce today.
The announcement follows months of...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 12:32 PM
There are so many big-voiced female British singers, it's hard to keep track of them.
There's Adele, out with new album "21," and there's Duffy, of the ubiquitous "Mercy."
Then there's Florence Welch and Elly Jackson, of La Roux, not to mention the ones...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:12 AM
"Rock 'n' roll will never die," sang Neil Young in 1979. Lately, though, it seems to be in a coma.
How else to describe the sad state of rock? The Billboard charts are filled with pop acts, rappers and country singers. Even sugary boy-bands have re-...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Just as winter begins to bum everyone out with its dropping temperatures and dark-by-4:30-p.m. routine, the newly liberated Coachella lineup has us daydreaming of spring and a weekend trip to the west coast. Seemingly every year, Coachella sets the...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Three-year-old Elijah Thomas had just seen a face. And he couldn't have been more excited.
"Look, look," Elijah implored, turning his head to his mother and pointing at a 15-foot metal face about 20 feet away, its mouth opening and closing as the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:32 PM
As the daytime crowds at Aliso Beach packed up and the sun started its descent into the sea Sunday evening, the beat rose.
Tucked into a corner of the beach, men with leathery skin and matted dreadlocks sat alongside chic blondes in lawn chairs around...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Nas hasn't finished celebrating the 20th anniversary of “Illmatic.”
The prolific rapper will cap off a year of feting his game-changing debut album with a fall North American tour that will pair a screening of the documentary based on the...