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  • Oscar best song possibilities: Can one of these tunes score?

     Oscar best song possibilities: Can one of these tunes score?
    When the 2013 Oscars opened in February, host Seth MacFarlane declared that the show had a theme. The Academy Awards, MacFarlane said, would be celebrating the marriage of film and music. Though such a thesis may have been obscured by the ensuing song-...
  • Golden Globes nominations: Listen to the 5 original song nominees

    Golden Globes nominations: Listen to the 5 original song nominees
    Lurking among the movie and television stars receiving Golden Globes nominations Thursday morning are a handful of musical acts, including Taylor Swift, Coldplay and Justin Timberlake (who, depending on the day, qualifies as a movie star as well). They'...
  • Icon award will be presented to Universal Music's Lucian Grainge

    Icon award will be presented to Universal Music's Lucian Grainge
    The Recording Academy will present its prestigious Salute to Industry Icons award to Universal Music Group Chairman and Chief Executive Lucian Grainge in recognition of his contributions to the music business. A pre-Grammy gala will be held Jan. 25 at...
  • In interview, Bono cites Nelson Mandela's wit, restraint

    In interview, Bono cites Nelson Mandela's wit, restraint
    NEW YORK -- Few entertainment luminaries have had as keen an eye into Nelson Mandela’s personality and worldview than Bono, The Edge and the rest of U2. Just a day before Mandela's passing, Bono and Edge were speaking to The Times about Madiba,...
  • Management Shuffle Signals End of U2′s Beautiful Day

    Paul McGuinness could never break another hit act -- and usually the mark of a great manager is the ability to do it more than once. One of the best managers most people have never heard of? Gary Borman. He built Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum and Keith...
  • 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' to Close In January

    After a rocky two-year stint on Broadway, the high-profile musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will close its doors in January, sources confirm to Variety. The move is expected to be announced later this week. The $75 million "Spider-Man," featuring...
  • Global Citizens music festival in NYC to feature Bono, Stevie Wonder ... LV congressman

     
    A Lehigh Valley congressman will be with the United Nations secretary general as well as music icons such as U2 frontman Bono and Stevie Wonder next weekend at a massive music festival in New York’s Central Park to focus on......
  • 'Spider-Man' musical on Broadway: Four lessons learned

    On paper, at least, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" had the makings of a sure-fire Broadway hit. It boasted a rock score by U2's Bono and the Edge. It had Julie Taymor, the visionary director of Disney's "The Lion King." Above all, it starred one of...
  • Review: 'The Last Goodbye' gets rocky as it fuses the Bard with pop

    Review: 'The Last Goodbye' gets rocky as it fuses the Bard with pop
    Shakespeare and contemporary popular music might seem likestrange bedfellows, but his plays have a way of coalescing with whatever musical style is thrown their way. A rock version of "Two Gentlemen of Verona" won the Tony for best musical in 1972,...
  • Amnesty Intl.'s Human Rights Concerts Collected in Box Set

    Shout Factory has announced the Nov. 5 release of a six-DVD box set commemorating the 25th anniversary of Amnesty Intl'.s "Human Rights Now" benefit concerts. Proceeds from the set, titled "Release!," will benefit Amnesty. Drawn from largely unreleased...
  • The DP List: Great moments in Hampton Coliseum history

    The DP List: Great moments in Hampton Coliseum history
    The Phish jam-rock band is returning to the Hampton Coliseum Oct. 18-20. It's to be the latest in a series of key musical moments in the life of a legendary, 43-year building. I've been around to cover 19 of those years. Here are five memorable shows from...
  • Green Day's 'American Idiot' Comes To The Bushnell

    Green Day's 'American Idiot' Comes To The Bushnell
    Tom Kitt remembers seeing punk-pop group Green Day for the first time. He was a student at New York's Columbia University in the '90s and saw them in concert on MTV. "I just knew they were special," he says over a lunch interview in Manhattan recently....