| Apr 11, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Join The Times' August Brown and Mikael Wood at 1:45 p.m. Thursday for a discussion of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which is to kick off Friday afternoon at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.
Informally regarded as the first major event...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The recent history of the outdoor concert, from a performance perspective, begins with a pyramid. Two Frenchmen known as Daft Punk constructed a massive video-and-computer-enhanced object that blew minds at Coachella 2006 with its gradually unfolding...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Sometimes even the most devoted ravers outgrow their fairy wings and neon bikinis.
The 160,000 people expected to attend Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the next two weekends will find a new electronic music tent with the kind of...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 8:05 AM
It was Coachella's best-kept secret.
At the end of a day filled with speculation that Phoenix would share its headlining set on the main stage with Daft Punk, the French band instead brought out R. Kelly, the one-of-a-kind R&B star, for a supremely...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 7:19 PM
INDIO -- The frenzied festival atmosphere at Coachella -- where every musical act is always in competition with several others for showgoers' attention -- can lead to a bulking-up effect among artists otherwise inclined toward delicacy and refinement....
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:30 AM
INDIO -- "I feel like I'm in 'Lawrence of Arabia,' " Anthony Kiedis said Sunday night, not long after Red Hot Chili Peppers had taken the main stage at Coachella for the final headlining performance of the three-day festival. Kiedis was referring to the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Don't think you need to waste your money flying out to California to go to Coachella in order to see a bunch of great bands in one day. All you need to do is go hang out at the Treadwell Street complex in Hamden this weekend, where all three of Steve...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Lollapalooza will put 60,000 single-day tickets on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. central for the festival Aug. 2-4 in Grant Park. The only question remaining is how fast they’ll sell out.
The festival’s entire lineup leaked weeks early last...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:12 PM
No importa el idioma. Lo que importa es el ritmo. La música global, o world, seduce con sus sonidos más allá de fronteras y llega al sur de Florida para quedarse.
A eso contribuye desde 2003 el Heineken TransAtlantic Festival, evento que explora lo...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:45 AM
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'...
| Jun 27, 2012
You can take Walter Mosley out of Los Angeles — in fact, Mosley did so himself, moving to New York decades ago — but you can't take L.A. out of Walter Mosley. The master of several genres keeps the city present, from his Easy Rawlins detective...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, including Coachella 2012 and Foster the People....