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  • Guitarist Dick Wagner, who played for Alice Cooper, dead at 71

    By David Schwartz PHOENIX, July 31 (Reuters) - Rock guitarist Dick Wagner, whose prolific session work graced the albums of such acts as Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Kiss and Aerosmith during the 1970s, has died at age 71 in Arizona, his manager said on...
  • Lorde to write 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' single, curate soundtrack

    Lorde to write 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' single, curate soundtrack
    "The Hunger Games" is getting the royal treatment. Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lorde will write the first single for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1" and hand-pick the artists for the soundtrack, Lionsgate announced Thursday. The 17-...
  • Musikfest packs a stronger punch

    Musikfest packs a stronger punch
    The most important lesson taught by Musikfest founder and President Jeff Parks is that the festival is not only open to change, but also requires it, says ArtsQuest Vice President for Programming Patrick Brogan. "I think Jeff has been a leader of...
  • With 'The Voyager,' Jenny Lewis feels the album magic

     With 'The Voyager,' Jenny Lewis feels the album magic
    Jenny Lewis vowed she'd never return to the San Fernando Valley, at least not to live. The area was too closely linked to her childhood in Van Nuys — to her experience as a young actor (in late-'80s artifacts like "Mr. Belvedere" and "Troop...
  • Enjoy the sounds of Beller's Music at Center Memorial Park

    Center Memorial Park is the place to be on Thursdays evenings to hear some of the most talented local musicians. Beller's Music is hosting its 4th Annual Summer Concert Series in the park from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Two concerts are left in the series: August...
  • Alan Jackson At Mohegan Sun

    Alan Jackson At Mohegan Sun
    Few artists can release a bluegrass album and spin it like it's a badass gesture. Even more impressive, perhaps, about Alan Jackson's 2013 "The Bluegrass Album" is the country star's reluctance to jump on the post-"O Brother, Where Art Thou?" bandwagon,...
  • Dee Alexander sings 'Songs My Mother Loves'

    Dee Alexander sings 'Songs My Mother Loves'
    When the inimitable Chicago jazz singer Dee Alexander was a child, she went to sleep to jazz and woke up to it. This was largely thanks to her mother, who had the music going in the house constantly. The songs of Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington,...
  • Verbier Festival draws the elites - and music lovers too

    VERBIER Switzerland (Reuters) - There are thousands of music festivals around Europe every summer, but only one lays claim to being held at the highest altitude and that's the one in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier, sometimes called the Davos of the music...
  • Federal mediator joins N.Y.'s Met Opera labor talks as lockout looms

    By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, July 31 (Reuters) - The unions representing the orchestra and chorus of New York's Metropolitan Opera agreed to have a federal mediator join negotiations with management on Thursday in the final hours before a deadline for a...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1972 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1972 [Videos]
    During the first week of August 42 years ago, a solar flare knocked out power in the United States, "Deliverance" was the top box-office draw, and the following songs were the most popular tunes according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10....
  • Federal mediator joins New York's Met Opera labor talks as lockout looms

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The unions representing the orchestra and chorus of New York's Metropolitan Opera agreed to have a federal mediator join negotiations with management on Thursday in the final hours before a deadline for a threatened lockout. The...