| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:12 AM
John Legend, the nine-time Grammy winner and piano-playing pal of Kanye West, will perform at The Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on June 7, concert promoters announced today. Tickets go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
On Oct. 25, 1975, Elton John played the first of two sold-out concerts at Dodger Stadium for a combined audience of 110,000 people. The gigs helped establish John as one of the most theatrical pop stars in the world: a piano-pounding dynamo prowling the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The inaugural BET Experience attracted thousands downtown to the L.A. Live complex this weekend, featuring everything from a film fest to live music performances to the BET Awards. The three-day event — which included concerts by Beyoncé, Snoop Dogg...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The recent reactivation of Stax Records has brought organist-producer Booker T. Jones back to the label that featured his sound on so many great recordings of the 1960s and '70s, including those by Otis Redding and Sam & Dave as well as his own albums,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The L.A. electro-soul duo Quadron operates under a pair of seemingly contradictory guidelines: Each of its songs must contain at least three parts (a verse and a chorus aren't enough), but each must also be trimmed of all excess.
"We always ask each...
| May 15, 2012
| 4:38 PM
William Friedkin, the Academy Award-winning director of 1971's "The French Connection," will serve as guest director of the Los Angeles Film Festival and will screen his new NC-17 movie, "Killer Joe," on June 15, organizers said Tuesday. "Killer Joe" will...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The heavy commercial district that is Century City will be getting an injection of rock 'n' roll this summer. In conjunction with the upcoming exhibit “Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present,” KCRW-FM has revealed...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:37 PM
The Pop & Hiss run-down of the weekend's top shows has returned. Included this week is the Lightning In a Bottle Festival, the JazzReggae Festival and Silver Lake's Jubilee....
| May 25, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Legendary flatpicking guitarist Doc Watson remains in critical but stable condition after a fall at his North Carolina home landed him in the hospital, where other issues were discovered....
| May 22, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Now is when Chicago’s celebrity scene gets interesting.
Some of the biggest names in entertainment and sports will soon visit our city on vacation (NBA stars especially like to do this) or because they live here part-time (you can count on plenty...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Pitchfork Music Festival: The seventh annual gathering of the indie tribes will be headlined by Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Vampire Weekend, with much-anticipated sets by Wild Flag, Danny Brown, Willis Earl Beal, Big K.R.I.T and the Olivia...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 6:03 AM
The first paid concerts in Taste of Chicago history will be announced Thursday, including performances by Jennifer Hudson, Death Cab for Cutie, Chaka Khan and Dierks Bentley.
On Wednesday, the Chicago City Council approved a $25 fee for the 3,000-seat...