| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:46 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- Dave Grohl, looking more professorial than usual (it must have been the dark-rimmed glasses he donned for the occasion), might have a future scripting reality shows if this music thing doesn't work out.
During his keynote speech Thursday...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:51 AM
The band: Julee Laurent — bass, lead vocals
Mike Briney — guitar, vocals
Matt Clancy — drums, vocals, acoustic guitar
Evan Margol — guitar
Been together: Six years
How they got started: After working as a songwriter in...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 10:46 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Bob Mould is in full-on looking-back mode, with last year’s autobiography (“See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody”) and the recent 20th anniversary reissue of the first Sugar album, “Copper Blue.&...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Clint Eastwood's soliloquy about unoccupied furniture has been the most entertaining spectacle to emerge from this year's party conventions so far, although the Democratic Party will make its own go of it with a big roster of pop musicians this week....
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:53 AM
The road this week to Charlotte, N.C., was paved with misconceptions. At the Democratic National Convention, mine included expectations for a cab on a rainy opening day, as I spent an hour outside my motel with a trio of button salesmen down from New...
| Oct 12, 2011
Dave Grohl saw the news online: The famously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church planned a protest outside a Foo Fighters concert in Kansas City, Mo. The band was another target of the tiny church, which has heckled the funerals of fallen U.S. soldiers,...
| Feb 13, 2012
The 54th Grammy Awards will be remembered as a story of two women with towering, timeless voices — Adele and Whitney Houston — one representing youthful triumph and boundless possibility, the other a reminder of fresh tragedy and a life...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Lollapalooza weekend will once again be bustling with club activity before and after the big outdoor shows Aug. 5-7 in Grant Park, this year with four nights of bonus concerts beginning Aug. 3.
Though there are no arena-sized headliners playing small...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 12:35 PM
You’ve probably heard about the Lollapalooza 2011 aftershows that were announced last month. Now here’s a look at the afterparties and appearances that have yet to be announced or may not be on your radar:
The Alchemist, Eminem’s DJ,...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 7:44 PM
Chicago's Grant Park will be covered with screaming music fans for the next three days.
WGN's Dean Richards says Coldplay seems to be the main attraction for the crowds today.
270,000 people are expected to attend the three day Lollapalooza.
| Jan 8, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Pop music review: The Bronx's acoustic alter ego fuses its punky themes of struggle and misanthropy with traditional Mexican mariachi music....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Facebook throws DJ feature into the social mix, letting users listen to music online with friends....