Accordionist, bandleader and New Orleans music icon Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr. of Buckwheat Zydeco has died. He was 68.
His death was confirmed by the band’s manager and frequent collaborator, Ted Fox, who wrote on the Buckwheat Zydeco’s Facebook page that Dural had died early Saturday morning.Read more
Anyone who has ever experienced the uniquely soul-stirring amalgam of musical celebration, spiritual rejuvenation, intellectual provocation and physical release-to-the-point-of-exhaustion that is a concert by Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band will feel right at home in the 508 pages of “Born to Run” (Simon & Schuster, $32.50), his 67-years (as of Friday)-in-the-making autobiography.Read more
The Vegas Strip is about to get even more larger than life: The Backstreet Boys are set to call the city home.
More than 20 years after declaring they’ve "got it goin' on," the boy band that managed to graduate from teenage dreams to full-fledged adults without losing their shimmer will head to Las Vegas for a trial residency next year.
“Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life” is set to launch on MarchRead more
Ty Dolla Sign was ready with an excuse in case he’d left an important name off the list of artists who’d joined him onstage at the Palladium.
“If I didn’t say it,” the Los Angeles-based rapper and singer explained near the end of Sunday’s concert, “I was high.”
Who could take offense after that?Read more