| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Last night, Jimmy Kimmel hosted a plucky electronic rock quintet making its network television debut. The buzzed-about group played a sold-out show at the Troubadour recently, and on Kimmel's show, they delivered their au courant, electro-R&B tune "All...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Katy Perry had come to dance.
On a recent afternoon the pop superstar was at a Burbank rehearsal studio, fortifying herself with a salad before diving into four hours of sweaty physical movement — a not-so-dry run for a handful of performances...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Before he electrified audiences in his Oscar-winning turn in 1961's "West Side Story," George Chakiris paid his dues in the chorus of movie musicals.
In fact, he was still a teenager when he appeared with Marilyn Monroe in the sex symbol's signature...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw (seven nominations), and Keith Urban (six nominations) lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The following is a complete list of nominees:
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Fifty years ago next Sunday, on Feb. 9, 1964, via "The Ed Sullivan Show," America met the Beatles.
It was not the group's first appearance on American television. CBS News had reported, dismissively, on British "Beatlemania," and Jack Paar had aired...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Kelela | Singer-songwriter
With its spacey textures and shape-shifting grooves, Beyoncé's self-...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:15 AM
A trove of two dozen unfinished Bob Dylan songs written circa 1967 during his “Basement Tapes” period is being completed by an all-star band assembled by producer T Bone Burnett and including Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford and My Morning...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
On Feb.. 7, 1964 -- 50 years ago today -- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in the United States and in so doing turned Beatlemania worldwide. “It is now 6:30 a.m., Beatle time,” enthused a WMCA radio DJ....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:39 PM
When veteran guitarist Bob Summers hits the stage at Pasadena jazz joint Red White & Bluezz next Saturday, it'll be much more than a hometown hoedown. The 74-year-old Pasadena-born musician's family helped pioneer the Los Angeles music scene, performing...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Back in 2003, Yellowcard had been together more than five years and had released three albums when its pop-punk music suddenly caught a wave of popularity and the band was signed by Capitol Records. It went into the studio and......
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
In an age of constant pre-release leaks, Beck is streaming his own new album, "Morning Phase," online via NPR a week before its official release.
The new album, coming six years after his last, is being released by Capitol Records. It marks Beck's 12th...