| May 12, 2010
Bob Mercer, a music industry executive who was managing director of EMI Music in Britain in the 1970s and most recently was chief executive of the "Now That's What I Call Music!" venture that releases a bestselling series of hit-single compilation albums,...
| Nov 28, 2010
When Elton John stopped in Los Angeles this month on his latest concert tour, he came in with one of the biggest storehouses of hits in pop music history. But instead of diving headlong into his catalog, he and his old friend Leon Russell devoted the...
| Apr 10, 2011
In one corner of the field at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, fans will find an unlikely structure — a kind of ad-hoc cathedral. There's no atonement for a boozy weekend inside, however.
Instead, beams of light will cascade...
| Sep 28, 2009
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Instead of blocking traffic on busy Wilshire Boulevard for three afternoon hours on Sunday, Nov. 8, the Wende Museum Wall Project's public art installation "The Wall Across Wilshire" -- commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.......
| Jan 19, 2010
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See the full lineup below... The Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will bring a youth movement to the low desert this year. After several years of graybeard headliners, Californiaâs signature festival is going back to the future with younger......
| Apr 27, 2008
The world's a stage, and the public revelries that happen all over it are a tribute to mankind's pan-cultural capacity for collective joy.
Here's a calendar of international festivals, events and open-to-everyone parties for April that are worth...
| May 1, 2008
Indio, the pig has landed.
Roger Waters' two-story inflatable prop pig that floated off into the night sky between his festival-closing sets Sunday at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival plopped down Tuesday over two properties in nearby La...
| May 5, 2008
Naomi Judd had some advice for breakout star Taylor Swift during the Judds' sundown reunion set at the Stagecoach Festival on Saturday. "I remember when Taylor Swift said that winning her [2007 CMA award] was the highlight of her senior year," Judd said....
| Jan 29, 2008
Pink Floyd's history and entire body of work aren't as familiar to the average music fan as those of such other 1960s British groups as the Beatles, Rolling Stones or the Who. Even some of Floyd's casual fans may think of it chiefly in terms of two...
| Feb 27, 2010
The world that Shooter Jennings has created in his ambitious new album, "Black Ribbons," is more ominous than brave and more nerve-rackingly familiar than new in presenting a scenario of the dark days ahead for humankind in the tradition of Aldous Huxley'...