Fifteen years after John Denver's death in a plane crash, ATO Records announced Wednesday that it was preparing a tribute album to the late singer-songwriter best known for gentle folk-pop hits such as "Rocky Mountain High" and "Take Me...
The Malian singer-guitarist Vieux Farka Touré plays desert blues with a personal charisma and technical finesse that have led some reviewers to dub him the North African Jimi Hendrix. It’s a useful, facile handle for Western listeners. But in his ...
Though they’ve built much of their reputation on being a free-wheeling pack of multi-disciplined jam artists, the Chicago-based six-piece Umphrey’s McGee hit us with a deft change of pace this week, days before the release of their forthcoming album “Death By
Amnesty International's Bob Dylan tribute benefit album features 76 tracks by more than 80 artists. Listeners can find a variety of ways to sample the artists who salute Bob Dylan to benefit the human rights organization.
Here's a cocktail party tidbit: No act sold more tickets than the Dave Matthews Band did for the period that stretched from 2000 to 2009. That little factoid comes courtesy of Billboard, noting that the Dave Matthews Band sold 11.2 million tickets over the 10-
Dave Matthews has been tapped to perform live at the John Varvatos Stuart House Benefit in West Hollywood on March 11, 2012, following in the footsteps of high-profile musicians including k.d. lang, who performed at the 2011 charity event.
Live Nation, which saw a modest 6% increase in revenue and narrower losses in 2011, sees slightly better times ahead as festival business ramps up and big name acts such as Bruce Springsteen and Madonna are set to hit the road.
In recognition of April as National Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month, Culver City based Paige Denim is launching four styles in a new wash called RAINN Blue, with 20% of proceeds going to the Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN).
The celebrities turned out and the wallets opened up on Sunday, as a capacity crowd of 1,700 turned out to John Varvatos' ninth annual charity event that put $700,000 in the coffers of Stuart House, a UCLA Rape Treatment Center ...
On John Mayer's new album "Born and Raised," he travels to Montana to get away from the city, and the result is expert musicality filled with charm and honesty -- and an impressive level of self-absorption within his lyrics. Times pop music critic Randall Robe