| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Wilco's Jeff Tweedy is set to appear on an upcoming episode of NBC's "Parks and Recreation" alongside stars Amy Poehler and Chris Pratt.
Entertainment Weekly reported that Tweedy will guest star on the show some time in early spring, playing the former...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:25 PM
It's no secret that the music industry loves its anniversaries. From commemorating a certain Liverpool band's first appearance on U.S. television to the release of Eric Dolphy's squirrelly, spacious masterpiece "Out to Lunch," this year has already seen a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Several years ago, Chicago priest and jazz guitarist John Moulder came up with a bold idea: Put on a jazz festival in which all the musicians and clubs donate their services, with the proceeds going to fight hunger.
Moulder, who's widely admired by...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:48 AM
At least one positive development emerged from guitarist Pat Metheny's concert Tuesday night in Orchestra Hall: A raffle organized by Symphony Center raised funds for the Chi-Town Jazz Festival, which donates the proceeds to fight hunger.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Hampton Roads remembers slain civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. with a variety of musical salutes, parades and gatherings. Here are news releases containing details of some events taking place Jan. 17-20, 2014.
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Seventeen young women will be presented to society on Saturday when the La Caņada Thursday Club holds its annual Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The honorees are Tracey Hill Andrews, Galey Kathryn Caverly, Jessica Anne Davidson,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:48 AM
MOSCOW -- Thousands of right-wing nationalists marched in cities and towns throughout Russia on Monday, demanding the eviction of migrants, as the nation observed the day officially designated as National Unity Day.
In Moscow, about 8,500 people marched...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Abu Unity Festival, happening Saturday in Newport News, celebrates the positive, life-affirming side of hip-hop music. It started, though, with a terrible loss.
This year's festival marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Quincy "Abu da Butcher"...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 11:59 AM
To its credit, veteran rockers Shinedown still play arenas, while once-dominant acts such as Creed have downsized aspirations to theater-sized proportions.
But there are risks associated with aiming high and Shinedown encountered a few of them in a 75-...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Levi Kreis, the original Jerry Lee Lewis in "Million Dollar Quartet," is slated to perform at Davenport’s Piano Bar in Chicago.
Kreis, who originated the role of the piano virtuoso Lewis in the Chicago production of "Million Dollar Quartet,"...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Sitting at the intersection of Hollywood and high fashion, it's no wonder Rodeo Drive is one of the most fabled shopping streets in the world.
It's been immortalized in movies, books, song lyrics and on reality TV.
The thoroughfare played a supporting...