| May 9, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Glendale officials today opened the registration period for car enthusiasts who want their vehicles -- made in 1979 or earlier -- to have a spot on Brand Boulevard for Cruise Night.
The event on July 21 is expected to showcase roughly 400 vehicles, but...
| Jul 31, 2011
As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals:
1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:54 PM
1. Alphabet Song - The Muppets
2. Luck be a Lady Tonight - Robert Alda
3. With a Little Luck - Paul McCartney and Wings
4. Spinning Wheel - Blood, Sweat & Tears
5. Fame and Fortune - Bad Company
1. Spinning Wheel - Blood Sweat and Tears
| Oct 3, 2011
| 11:21 AM
1. America: Simon and Garfunkel
2. Hillbilly Highway: Steve Earle
3. One Piece at a Time: Johnny Cash
4. Especially in Michigan: Red Hot Chili Peppers
5. Roll Me Away: Bob Seger
1. A Kind of Magic: Queen
2. Now I'm...
| Apr 10, 2012
When 49-year-old John Palecki sings the old tune, "Proud Mary", with his Brooklyn-based band, Melodic Soul, he may not quite sound like Ike and Tina Turner--or even John Fogarty from Creedence Clearwater Revival--two other 1960's era bands that turned the...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:00 PM
John Fogerty's voice is as American as baseball and apple pie. Songs like "Proud Mary", "Have You Ever Seen the Rain?" and "Bad Moon Rising" are right up there with Woody Guthrie tunes and "The Star Spangled Banner" as the most red, white and blue...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Around 400 classic cars will be on display Saturday during the 19th annual Cruise Night downtown.
The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. and will take over Brand Boulevard from Lexington Drive to Broadway.
“It looks like it will be another...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Among the guitars stolen from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers earlier this week is a 12-string Rickenbacker, one of the vintage Rickenbackers that Petty owns. According to the Rickenbacker website, the guitar was manufactured in August 1967.
| Jun 17, 2009
Bob Bogle, the co-founder and original lead guitarist of the Ventures, the influential instrumental rock band whose hits included "Walk -- Don't Run" and the "Hawaii Five-0" TV theme, has died. He was 75.
Bogle, a resident of Vancouver, Wash., who...
| Mar 13, 2009
Hal Gaba, a veteran entertainment industry executive who was chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group, one of the world's largest independent record companies, has died. He was 63.
Gaba, who also was co-chairman of Village Roadshow Entertainment...
| May 7, 2007
INDIO — The most adorable girl at Stagecoach, the two-day "country Coachella" fest that premiered Saturday here at the Empire Polo Club, sat on her date's shoulders while Alan Jackson played. She tossed her blond hair and smiled every time the video...
| May 5, 2008
ONE OF those golden moments you hope for at gargantuan music gatherings like the weekend Stagecoach Festival in Indio came Saturday night, when the Judds, Naomi and daughter Wynonna, resuscitated their monstrously successful '80s act in what was billed as...