| Feb 5, 2012
| 2:47 PM
It's Sunday morning, not quite 8. Sunlight is peeking through the blinds in the Hyatt Regency Hotel room on Light Street where offensive lineman Marshal Yanda stays before every Ravens home game. His eyes are open. He might try to fall back to sleep,...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:35 AM
The Baron Sisters will be making a special appearance at the Orlando Science Center on Saturday. The contemporary folk duo, who recently sang at the 2011 Florida Music Festival, have opened for Alan Jackson, Sugarland, Jo Dee Messina and Phil Vassar.
| Aug 12, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Zac Brown Band will return to the amphitheater in Virginia Beach Sunday, Oct. 16, according to an announcement from promoters.
Tickets -- $32 and $50 -- will go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19 from Ticketmaster and LiveNation.com. A limited number of...
| Oct 2, 2011
Singer and songwriter Holly Williams, the granddaughter of country music giant Hank Williams, knew something big was up when Bob Dylan approached her at a gig several years ago and handed her a handful of song lyrics he wanted her to peruse.
| Sep 9, 2011
| 3:17 AM
Good thing they don’t believe in omens at Washington National Cathedral. Last month, the East Coast earthquake caused sizable damage to the huge, gothic-style structure. Then this past Wednesday, a crane brought in for repairs fell over, damaging...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 10:25 PM
Here come the would-be blockbusters. The music industry inevitably rolls out new releases by its biggest artists in the fall, just in time for holiday gift-giving. This year is no exception, with studio albums expected from Drake and Mary J. Blige; a host...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has announced a new set of shows starting Oct. 18 and stretching into the spring of 2013. Shying away from indie rock, the series has steered toward acoustic, folk and bluegrass.
An exception is the legendary punk-ska-...
| Oct 12, 2012
Amid the presidential election, the ballot measures and the newfangled top-two runoff system for congressional and state legislative seats, Los Angeles County voters should not forget that they are also being asked this election season to pick a new...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:44 AM
A couple decades ago, Garth Brooks ushered country music into the arena age. The latest in that lineage of turbo-charged country hunks is Jason Aldean.
By any commercial standard, Aldean is on a white-hot streak. As a touring act, Aldean has graduated...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 12:58 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Asking voters to slap a $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes to fund cancer research seemed like a cinch in health-crazy California, where lighting up already is banned in bars, public buildings and on many of its golden beaches.
But the tobacco...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:28 AM
Californians approved a change to term limits for state lawmakers, but a measure to raise tobacco taxes for the first time in nearly two decades was in trouble, voting returns showed late Tuesday.
In Southern California contests, the nonpartisan race for...