| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Eight years ago, Barry Manilow was shocked to hear that a friend's daughter was futilely searching for a saxophone. The student wanted to try something new, but her school didn't have the instrument.
Manilow, the veteran singer and composer with more...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Detroit-based R&B singer Kem, Southern blues trio North Mississippi Allstars and the Wailers, former bandmates of Bob Marley, will headline Artscape 2013 on July 19-21, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:46 AM
For Tim McGraw, the process of selecting songs for an album and picking movie scripts is no different. He must respond to the material on a basic emotional level.
"I have to take an intellectual cap off and wait to be hit viscerally," McGraw, the 46-...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:19 AM
Gregg Karukas was sitting in his car, waiting to meet someone, watching the afternoon Grammy awards ceremony stream on his iPhone for about 10 minutes, when he found out he won.
Karukas, a Maryland native who will return to the area for a show in March,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Baltimore native Otis "Damon" Harris, a one-time member of the legendary Motown act The Temptations, died on Monday after losing a 14-year-long battle to prostate cancer, according to family spokesman Chuck Woodson. Harris was 62.
Harris, a resident...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Otis R. "Damon" Harris Jr., a Baltimore singer who performed with the Temptations during the 1970s and later used his own diagnosis of prostate cancer to help raise awareness of the disease in African-American men, died Feb. 18 from the disease at...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Welcome to Mardi Gras week. Even on a Monday, Internet users have plenty to gawk at as New Orleans avoids allowing a celebration to get in the way of a shooting, the Pope resigns for the first time since the Middle Ages, and Jack White brings down...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Grammy Award-winning band fun. is scheduled to play at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia this summer, the venue announced Monday.
Fun. took home two Grammys on Sunday night at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
The group won best new...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Richmond, Va. police chief Bryan Norwood, who sources said was a finalist for Baltimore's police commissioner position last year, has stepped down amid a controversy over R&B singer Chris Brown's probation, according to reports.
Los Angeles prosecutors...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Voicing disappointment over Grammy nominations is similar to complaining to your friends at recess that your 70-year-old teacher just "doesn't get it." In other words, it's pointless, other than feeling slightly better that you made the injustice known to...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Bruce Springsteen was nearly an hour late starting his show at D.C.'s Verizon Center Sunday night, and the crowd was getting a little restless. But when he finally took to the stage about 8:30 p.m., it took all of about 30 seconds for that frustration...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:06 AM
For the siblings of the Mississippi trio the Band Perry, there's always been something special about the fair.
On "Walk Me Down the Middle," a love song from the group's 2010 self-titled album, lead singer Kimberly Perry instructs a boyfriend to "walk me...