| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Wrapping up a summer weekend with a picnic and an evening of entertainment at the Starlight Bowl has become a tradition for many Burbankers and visitors from throughout the area. While the other two concert amphitheaters in the area — the Greek...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Joe Walsh, the Grammy-winning musician with the Eagles, has snubbed the identically named Rep. Joe Walsh and endorsed challenger Tammy Duckworth.
The northwest suburban congressman, a freshman with tea party backing, is seeking re-election in a...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 7:17 PM
When I was about 8, I made what I thought was the greatest of musical discoveries.
As one of San Diego's youngest self-taught orchestral music lovers — unlike many of the classically trained, I don't come from a musically inclined family —...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:47 PM
Every year you strive to put a spark in your Fourth — but running around the back yard with sparklers and manning a smoky grill does get old after a while. Here are five area events that will do all the work for you, fireworks and all:
| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:21 AM
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Beastie Boys were among this year's inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced on Wednesday.
Joining the acts were posthumous inductees 1960s singer-songwriter Laura...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:55 AM
I don't own a lot of "original motion picture" soundtracks. To be honest most movie soundtracks just aren't worth owning in my book. But there are a handful I own because either a) they break the trend and actually have more good music than bad or b)...
| Jan 3, 2008
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- U.S. album sales plunged 9.5 percent last year from 2006, continuing a downward trend for the recording industry, despite a 45 percent surge in the sale of digital tracks, according to figures released Thursday.
A total of 500.5...
| Jan 22, 2009
Few industries inspire more enmity than the record business. It's been tainted since the birth of rock, with transgressions that include payola, greed, a reactionary aversion to technology and a plantation mentality toward its bread and butter -- the...
| Sep 10, 2008
Kenny Chesney led the 42nd Country Music Assn. Awards nominations announced this morning with seven nods, while the members of the vocal duo Sugarland snagged six, including entertainer of the year in a field that also includes George Strait, Brad Paisley...
| May 5, 2008
Naomi Judd had some advice for breakout star Taylor Swift during the Judds' sundown reunion set at the Stagecoach Festival on Saturday. "I remember when Taylor Swift said that winning her [2007 CMA award] was the highlight of her senior year," Judd said....
| May 5, 2008
ONE OF those golden moments you hope for at gargantuan music gatherings like the weekend Stagecoach Festival in Indio came Saturday night, when the Judds, Naomi and daughter Wynonna, resuscitated their monstrously successful '80s act in what was billed as...
| Feb 17, 2008
Chick Corea is smiling. In fact, he's beaming. Seated behind his Minimoog and his Fender Rhodes keyboards, arms and hands in motion, kicking out one brisk rhythmic phrase after another, making constant eye contact with the musicians around him --...