| Jun 19, 2011
Saxophonist Clarence Clemons, an indispensable part of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band both for his full-throttle tenor sax work and his larger-than-life onstage persona as "the Big Man," died Saturday. He was 69.
Clemons, who put his stamp on such...
| Sep 29, 2008
Another Super Bowl, another rock 'n' roll superstar at halftime.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform at the 2009 Super Bowl halftime show in Tampa, Fla., the NFL and NBC announced Sunday night.
Continuing a run of major talent that...
| May 31, 2008
THE CHANT from the audience at the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday welled up after R.E.M. had played seven songs. Was the two-syllable chorus a spontaneous cheer for one of the musicians? A mass request for a particular song? No, as it came into focus, the...
| Jul 11, 2008
While much of the record business is singing a sad song, musicians and fans apparently can't wait to get on the road again, according to a midyear look at the concert business just released by Pollstar magazine.
Despite skyrocketing gas prices and a...
| Jul 16, 2008
| 5:57 PM
The razing of Shea Stadium later this year marks the end of an era for baseball fans, but it's also closing the door on a chapter of pop music history that began in 1965 when the Beatles became the first pop group to play a concert at a U.S. sports...
| Jan 5, 2008
AS the traditional record business continues to unravel, musicians who are trying to keep lucrative careers alive don't seem to be worrying about whether the glass is half full or half empty. Instead, they're finding as many glasses as possible and...
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2009
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) -- Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor said their performance Sunday at the Bonnaroo Music Festival was their last in the country.
The industrial rock group performed in the early morning hours Sunday at the Tennessee festival,...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Where will Beyonce's halftime show at Super Bowl XLVII rank among the all-time greats? Based on my list of the 5 best Super Bowl halftime shows ever, she's got some tough acts to follow. A couple of provisions before we get started: First, I only wanted...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Just call us the Super Bowl State.
Florida has hosted more Super Bowls than any other state. The NFL’s championship game has been here 15 times, in three cities: Miami, Tampa and Jacksonville.
Miami has hosted the Super Bowl more than any...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s 2012 tour and Roger Waters’ The Wall trek were the top-two money-making rock tours of 2012, bringing in $199.37 and $186.46 million, respectively. Here are the final tallies on some of the year’s...