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 'Pavement's' sincerity outshines the cheeky 'Rocco' in dance

'Pavement's' sincerity outshines the cheeky 'Rocco' in dance

Bar business wasn't so hot at REDCAT on Saturday night a half-hour before the show. The crowd had already lined up waiting for the doors to the...

Chance the Rapper cancels more shows, issues statement on health

Chance the Rapper cancels more shows, issues statement on health

Days after being hospitalized and forced to pull out of his Coachella performance last weekend, Chance the Rapper will miss additional shows in...

Stagecoach 2014: Set times announced

Stagecoach 2014: Set times announced

Set times for the 2014 Stagecoach Country Music Festival have been released by...

Ryan Lewis talks mother's battle with HIV on 'CBS This Morning'

Ryan Lewis talks mother's battle with HIV on 'CBS This Morning'

Grammy-winning rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is known for its humanitarian approach to rap. Foregoing stereotypical lyrics glamorizing violence...

Video premiere: Lord Huron's 'Ends of the Earth'

Video premiere: Lord Huron's 'Ends of the Earth'

Over the last year, Lord Huron has quietly become one of the breakout stories of L.A. indie music. Like their...

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MTV Video Music Awards 2014 to land at the Forum in Inglewood

MTV Video Music Awards 2014 to land at the Forum in Inglewood

After spending 2013 ensconced in Brooklyn, the MTV Video Music Awards return to Southern California this year, landing Aug. 24 at the...

Maxwell announces comeback tour, including Staples Center date

Maxwell announces comeback tour, including Staples Center date

Looks like Maxwell is ready to end his disappearing act.

'Peter Gabriel: Back to Front' concert film screens April 23

'Peter Gabriel: Back to Front' concert film screens April 23

Peter Gabriel has always used his concerts for something much more ambitious than merely singing his...

President Obama sends condolence letter to Frankie Knuckles' family

President Obama sends condolence letter to Frankie Knuckles' family

Any Chicago music fan of the '80s and '90s would acknowledge the huge contributions that Frankie Knuckles made to that city's (and American)...

Justin Timberlake adds additional Southland tour date

Justin Timberlake adds additional Southland tour date

Justin Timberlake has added an additional Southland date to his extended 20/20 Experience world tour.

Hard Summer sets lineup: Tiesto, Disclosure and more

Hard Summer sets lineup: Tiesto, Disclosure and more

Hard Summer may have temporarily moved from its traditional Chinatown locale, but that hasn't slowed down the fest's bookings for this year.

The Bots look to go beyond skate punk

The Bots look to go beyond skate punk

The Bots aren't old enough to drink, but they've already played some of the biggest festivals in the world, including the Warped Tour,...

Review: Mary Gauthier taps dark and light at McCabe's show

Review: Mary Gauthier taps dark and light at McCabe's show

Onstage at a sold-out McCabe's in Santa Monica on Saturday night, Mary Gauthier immediately jumped into songs from her forthcoming album,...

Carrie Underwood, Ellie Goulding, OneRepublic up for Billboard honor

Carrie Underwood, Ellie Goulding, OneRepublic up for Billboard honor

“American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood, British pop phenom Ellie Goulding and radio hitmakers OneRepublic are in the running...

Arcade Fire, Drake, Pharrell to perform at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Arcade Fire, Drake, Pharrell to perform at iHeartRadio Music Awards

Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell and Blake Shelton have been added to the bill at the inaugural iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Kevin Sharp, '90s country singer who beat teen cancer, dies at 43

Kevin Sharp, '90s country singer who beat teen cancer, dies at 43

Northern California-reared country singer Kevin Sharp, whose gentle tenor voice helped him score a handful of country hits in the late 1990s...

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SXSW 2013: The breakthrough bands and the business of streaming music

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