| Nov 29, 2008
The bounty of new holiday albums is impressive -- little else is selling, the thinking seems to be, so let's see if Santa and Rudolph can salvage the end of the year. This year's batch is suitably diverse, many hurriedly assembled as a seasonal bonus...
| Oct 2, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Emmylou Harris, Dwight Yoakam and other singer-songwriters nimbly display music's varied forms in a casual fundraiser for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Great as he was, the late singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt was wrong when he said......
| Aug 2, 2009
Kim Kardashian has practically made a living off her curvaceous figure. But the E! network celeb was looking a little less shapely in Complex magazine in April, her body reduced about a dress size, her legs smoothed to near-perfection.
How did readers...
| Jun 7, 2009
Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark herelived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
| Jan 5, 1997
Maybe the pop world is finally ready to believe what Calendar predicted nearly four years ago: that by concentrating on cutting-edge rock and rap music, upstart Interscope Records would become the envy of the music industry.
The Westwood-based company,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:34 AM
"Only Prettier," "White Liar" and "Gunpowder & Lead" ooze with attitude, and Miranda Lambert acknowledges that she knows how to fire up a crowd. But she also is proud of how she can calm one down.
"As much as I love some of the midtempo songs I have...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The NFL's recent $765 million dollar settlement with its former players has taken one of the few negative storylines about our favorite pastime off the front pages.
Three quarters of a billion dollars sure sounds like a hefty settlement, but the $1...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Steven Tyler surprised a packed house to jam with Keith Urban during a Friday night (Sept. 6) performance at a legendary Nashville honky-tonk, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge.
The rare club appearance was one of three stops Urban had previously announced for...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:22 PM
There will be a new look and new voice to open up every Sunday Night Football game on NBC this season. One of the new players to be featured with Carrie Underwood in the opening will be the Eagles' LeSean McCoy. That's a surprise since the Eagles, usually...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:01 AM
It's not your imagination: South Florida's music calendar really is exhibiting a more-pronounced country twang, with top acts playing the big amphitheaters and new singers staring their careers at strip-mall bars.
The Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Carrie Underwood will open NBC's "Sunday Night Football" with a little help from 13 NFL players.
Underwood warbles "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night" -- it's set to Joan Jett's "I Hate Myself for Loving You”-- starting Sept. 8. The Dallas...