| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:43 AM
As the midpoint of Musikfest nears, the daily lineup of acts stays strong.
Here are the free-stage acts we think you need to see today:
The Ballroom Thieves, 5 p.m. Americaplatz. High energy up-and-coming Boston-based indie pop-folk trio makes a...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:11 PM
On a typical humid August evening in 2012, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds blew the tent off of Musikfest's Plaza Tropicale venue with a mix of horn-loaded funk, soul and rock 'n' roll.
The hard-rocking, high-energy hourlong show was memorable, not...
| Jun 27, 2014
Wynonna Judd says the best music comes out of nothing. “This sounds really corny, but … music is created literally just in the moment,” Judd says in a phone call from the ranch near Nashville she shares with her husband......
| Jul 14, 2014
You may have heard of music gatherings like Bonnaroo, Coachella, and Lollapalooza, and feel left out because none of the takes place near the Lehigh Valley. But on July 11-13, the first Luna Light Music and Arts Festival took place at Hex Hollow Farm in...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Mixing relentess grooves with fleet-fingered jazz-rock excursions, Dopapod melted faces when they played the Gathering of the Vibes a few years ago. But they (and their fans) probably don't remember that gig; the NYC-based road-dog quartet has played...
| Jan 13, 2014
We could take the easy route and look ahead to the year in music with the basics: Yes, Justin Timberlake appears Feb. 16-17 at United Center and there may just be a new Adele album. But what would be the fun in that?
So without the need for "confirmed...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 3:27 PM
I had the good fortune of moderating a fascinating panel called, "On the Road: Traveling for Music and Festivals" at the L.A. Time Travel Show on Saturday. My panelists (who will be joining me again at noon Sunday) were Betto Arcos, host of KPFK's "Global...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Xbox is getting into the original content game, developing a dozen projects including a variety comedy show pilot hosted by Sarah Silverman, it was announced Monday.
Xbox users have been able to stream content from providers such as Netflix and Hulu on...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
INDIO — The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been referred to by some as Bro-chella since at least 2008, when the annual desert gathering featured such dude-friendly headliners as Jack Johnson and Roger Waters.
The latest edition,...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
INDIO, Calif. — Dee Dee Penny, lead singer of the Dum Dum Girls, is no stranger to performing at giant summer musical events. At the first of the two-weekend Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival events last Friday, her retro-rock act played...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Bots aren't old enough to drink, but they've already played some of the biggest festivals in the world, including the Warped Tour, Glastonbury, South by Southwest, CMJ and, most recently, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.