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  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Hello, Brazil, and Coldplay says 'So long' to Amy Winehouse

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Hello, Brazil, and Coldplay says 'So long' to Amy Winehouse
    Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
  • Critic's Notebook: Cutting-edge jazz is missing at the Hollywood Bowl

    Critic's Notebook: Cutting-edge jazz is missing at the Hollywood Bowl
    Living in Los Angeles, one of the early joys of summer is running down the schedule at the Hollywood Bowl. Probably the most famed venue on the West Coast, the Bowl's sprawling, woodsy confines and nearly 18,000-person capacity can transform mere concerts...
  • TV on the Radio and Arctic Monkeys headline Hollywood Bowl on Sept. 25

     
    On Sept. 25, the Hollywood Bowl will host one of the largest bills of the season with five acts: TV on the Radio, Arctic Monkeys, Panda Bear, Warpaint and Smith Westerns. Call it a mini-Coachella for fans of au courant......
  • Guided By Voices, the Descendents lead a Goldenvoice-bolstered FYF Fest

     
    Less than 24 hours after the conclusion of 2010's FYF Fest, promoter Sean Carlson issued an apology. The Labor Day weekend event, a celebration of underground and adventurous music, was soured by a lack of water, interminable lines and an......
  • Pukkelpop music festival stage collapses in Belgium, killing 3

     
    Pukkelpop music festival stage collapses: A stage collapsed at the Pukkelpop music festival in Belgium on Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 70 others, according to the Associated Press....
  • Live: TV on the Radio, Arctic Monkeys and more at Hollywood Bowl

     
    For one of the last hurrahs of the summer, the Hollywood Bowl presented a mini-festival of nervy rock from a pastiche of traditionalists, visionaries and, most successfully, those acts that combine both impulses....
  • How Michael McDonald Has Influenced Practically All Of 2011's Music, From Bon Iver to Lady Gaga

    How Michael McDonald Has Influenced Practically All Of 2011's Music, From Bon Iver to Lady Gaga
    When Michael McDonald plays the Ridgefield Playhouse on June 22 (as part of a summer fundraising gala), there should be some youthful faces in the crowd, sprinkled among the elder McDonald fans. While this may be more symbolic than anything else, given...
  • Another Stage Collapse

    Another Stage Collapse
    A storm slammed a Belgium outdoor music festival causing yet another stage to collapse. At least three people were killed and dozens more wounded. Chicago-based band Smith Westerns was on stage when the structure collapsed around them. Amazingly, none...
  • More than 50,000 musicians have money waiting unclaimed

    More than 50,000 musicians have money waiting unclaimed
    This post was not written by a Nigerian prince. SoundExchange, a nonprofit group that collects digital music royalties on behalf of artists, on Wednesday said that around 50,000 musicians have unclaimed money with the group totaling more than $31...