| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:34 PM
On Wednesday night a heavyweight lineup of marquee acts will cram New York’s Madison Square Garden for a relief concert to benefit areas devastated by October's Superstorm Sandy.
Billed as "12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief," the event will...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:34 PM
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When Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band’s Wrecking Ball tour hit Kansas City, Mo., last month, they opened with Wilbert Harrison’s “Kansas City.” Two nights later in...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 11:33 AM
Looking for an opportunity to hear Led Zeppelin deflect questions -- once again -- about a reunion?
Be sure to catch "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday night, when Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones will sit down for a joint...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Cresting a virtual tidal wave of publicity, the Rolling Stones kicked off their 50 & Counting tour Sunday night in London with a 2 1/2-hour concert that pulled from throughout the band's half-century career and included guest appearances by Mary J. Blige,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Given the still-bracing excellence of the band's music, it's never a bad time to turn one's thoughts to Bikini Kill, the pioneering riot grrrl group that blazed a trail out of Olympia, Wash., in the early 1990s.
Yet this year serves as the 20th...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Next week promises to be a big one for fans of the Rolling Stones, with a new three-CD anthology due out Tuesday and a career-overview documentary set to premiere Thursday night on HBO.
Now listeners can get a deeper (and perhaps less authorized) look at...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Steven Van Zandt's gig on "Not Fade Away" began with a disappointment.
The first feature from "Sopranos" creator David Chase, the film follows a group of New Jersey high-school kids as they put together a garage band in the wake of the British Invasion....
| Oct 14, 2012
A born swashbuckler, Paddy Roy Bates fought in the Spanish Civil War as a teenager, faced a Greek firing squad in World War II and had a German stick bomb explode in his face.
But the sturdy Brit recovered from his injuries, married a beauty queen and...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 1:27 PM
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Among the pleas and invectives, yowls and barks coming from Patti Smith on stage at the Wiltern on Friday, the bellowed cries of “free money!” “Gloria!” and “Pussy Riot!&...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:30 AM
The late Dee Dee Ramone will receive a posthumous gallery exhibition of his artwork thanks to street artist Shepard Fairey. The punk rock musician's paintings will be on display in a show at Fairey's Subliminal Projects gallery in Echo Park scheduled to...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:33 PM
In a concert last month at Hollywood's Hotel Cafe, the buzzy English singer Paloma Faith crouched down near the floor to sing "Let Me Down Easy." It's a tough-love song associated with a number of hardy soul-music veterans, including Bettye LaVette and...