| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:13 AM
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Coldplay will do a rare small-theater show on May 19 at UCLA’s Royce Hall on the day the band’s new album, “Ghost Stories,” is released.
The show is one of a half-dozen...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Magic City Casino will host the kings of soul of the 1970s, The Spinners, with special guest, The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards at 8 p.m. Saturday on Stage 305.
The Spinners earned 12 gold records through their 50 year...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Peter Gabriel has always used his concerts for something much more ambitious than merely singing his favorite songs live. This Wednesday (April 23), viewers will get a chance to go inside his recent Back to Front tour by way of a concert film being shown...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Bruce Springsteen can do little wrong in the eyes of his fans, but his latest HBO special, "Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes," isn't worthy of the man or his music. Essentially a 28-minute infomercial for Springsteen's latest album, it's a once-over-lightly...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Whether it’s rock ‘n’ roll, pop, R&B or jazz, the tenor saxophone has played an absolutely critical role in the advancement of vernacular American music. The contributions of such long-gone players as Lester Young, John Coltrane and...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Set times for the 2014 Stagecoach Country Music Festival have been released by promoter Goldenvoice, which means festival-goers can now start figuring out whether to bypass newcomer Easton Corbin on Friday afternoon to catch Lynyrd Skynyrd playing at...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
There's a concert that's just right for everyone on Friday night as we celebrate Valentine's Day. Just up the street from Ben's Chili Bowl at the historic Lincoln Theatre on U Street in Washington, don't miss your audience with Jennifer Nettles of...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Musician John McVie, the "Mac" of legendary rock band Fleetwood Mac, was born on this day in 1945 in London. This bass guitarist was part of the British rock scene of the '60s and spent time as a member of John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Like many unhappy teenagers, Lou Reed found more than a measure of solace in music.
"Listening to the radio absolutely transformed me," he told The Times in 1992. "It was like a huge, major-league signal that there was another world, another life out...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Grits and Glamour celebrated the completion of its CD "Dos Divas" in a relaxing way. The duo -- comprised of country music stars Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan -- took a trip to Mexico. "We went with our husbands on a couples' getaway to celebrate the...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:53 PM
Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words.
"Compared to the trivialities of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Grits and Glamour celebrated the completion of its CD "Dos Divas" in a relaxing way. The duo — comprised of country music stars Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan — took a trip to Mexico. "We went with our husbands on a couples' getaway to celebrate...