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  • Make it eight: Adele adds two more nights to Staples Center gigs

    Make it eight: Adele adds two more nights to Staples Center gigs

    Make it eight. Pop singer Adele has booked two more shows to her extended series of concerts at Staples Center in August, adding to her already slotted six sold-out gigs. The new dates are on Aug. 20 and Aug. 21.  The artist has been touring for much of the year in support of her 2015 album, “25,” after...

  • At least 30 arrested at Guns N' Roses concert in New Jersey

    At least 30 arrested at Guns N' Roses concert in New Jersey

    At least 30 people have been arrested at a Guns N' Roses concert in New Jersey, including a woman accused of assaulting police, according to officials.  The arrests occurred at Saturday night's show at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, officials said. Investigators say 30-year-old Kimberly Goodman...

  • Garth Brooks World Tour comes to Anaheim in September

    Garth Brooks World Tour comes to Anaheim in September

    Garth Brooks brings his world tour back to Southern California with his first concert in Anaheim in 20 years when he plays the Honda Center on Sept. 17.  Tickets will go on sale July 29 at 10 a.m. PST and will cost $74.98, including facility and service fees. The Garth Brooks World Tour has made...

  • 'The Beatles: Live at the Hollywood Bowl' album upgraded for Sept. 9 reissue

    'The Beatles: Live at the Hollywood Bowl' album upgraded for Sept. 9 reissue

    The long out-of-print “The Beatles: Live at the Hollywood Bowl” album will be reissued in significantly upgraded form on Sept. 9 in conjunction with the forthcoming Ron Howard-directed documentary, “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years.” The album, originally released in 1977 and...

  • Meet the little-known L.A. band you hear in 'Ghostbusters'

    Meet the little-known L.A. band you hear in 'Ghostbusters'

    When “Ghostbusters” had its Hollywood premiere last weekend, the expected celebrities and stars of the film were on hand. Also walking the red carpet: three elementary school teachers who, after years of leading double lives as a punk rock band, were ready for their close-up.  Sisters Lisa and...

  • N.A.A.F.I shows the connections between L.A. and Mexico City nightlife

    N.A.A.F.I shows the connections between L.A. and Mexico City nightlife

    This Saturday, the Mexican club-music crew N.A.A.F.I will make its L.A. headline debut at Red Bull Music Academy Radio’s La Transicion event at Pollution Studios. The group has strong opinions about the future of Mexico City nightlife and how the country’s scene is represented abroad: read them...

  • Could the Double's epic new 'Dawn of the Double' spawn a dance craze?

    Could the Double's epic new 'Dawn of the Double' spawn a dance craze?

    Below is the YouTube video of “Dawn of the Double,” the 40-plus-minute dance song and epic jam by the two-piece band the Double. Recently issued by the Los Angeles “atonal garage rock” label In the Red Records, which is currently on Day 2 of its three-day 25th anniversary party at the Echo and...

  • Rihanna cancels Nice concert following Bastille Day terror attack

    Rihanna cancels Nice concert following Bastille Day terror attack

    Rihanna has canceled her concert in Nice, France, after a terror attack on Thursday during a Bastille Day celebration killed at least 84 people and injured more than 100 . “Due to the tragic events in #Nice, my concert scheduled for tomorrow July 15 at Allianz Stadium will not be going ahead as...

  • Britney Spears' smooth 'Make Me' sees the pop star exploring a new, mature sound

    Britney Spears' smooth 'Make Me' sees the pop star exploring a new, mature sound

    Britney Spears is back, and doing things much differently. Ever since her emergence at the tail end of the ‘90s, Spears has launched each new project with a massive banger. “Oops! … I Did It Again,” “I’m a Slave 4 U,” “Me Against the Music,” “Gimmie More,” “Womanizer,” “Hold It Against Me,” “Work...

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