| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:47 AM
When Alabama Shakes take the Virgin Mobile FreeFest stage on Saturday, the quartet — all from Athens, Alabama — will likely play its biggest hit, "Hold On," within the first few songs.
This is a deliberate move, and also a sort of challenge...
| Jun 10, 2012
On South Raymond Avenue, a cozy recording studio overlooking the Art Center College of Design's south campus and steps away from the Metro Gold Line is luring musicians to Pasadena.
Eric Lilavois, owner of Crown City Studios, designed it that way....
| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:36 AM
At an open-air studio in Rishikesh, India, Allison Korycki fell in love with yoga, participating in her first class as monkeys hung on the doors of the classroom. Now, the 25-year-old Korycki, who lives in Charles Village, is the director of operations at...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The electronic dance music, or EDM, revolution has officially reached the Peninsula. Staff at Hampton Coliseum announced Wednesday that Pretty Lights and Bassnectar, two of the genre's big names, will perform there Dec. 28 & 29.
Tickets go on sale 10 a....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Coachella is taking its show on a boat this year, but it’s not the only major music festival testing new waters. Sonar, the long-running Spanish music fest in Barcelona known for ambitious multimedia design work and electronica acts, is taking an...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:49 PM
The Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Jan. 13 will kick off its first-ever Off Center Festival, an eclectic nine-day program showcasing cutting-edge theater, music and dance, hip-hop, mash poetry and performance art.
Aimed at drawing audiences that...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Williamsburg's Bruce Hornsby is going to need a case or two of Jolt Cola to get him through 2012. Judging from the schedule he recently described to me, he's hardly going to have time to sleep in coming months.
"It's a lot, but it includes some pretty...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Fresh off a reunion with Brian Wilson at the nationally televised Grammy Awards, the Beach Boys will announce a 50th anniversary tour Wednesday that will bring them to the Chicago Theatre on May 21.
For the first time in two decades, the Beach Boys...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Buckle your seat belts. The engines are already cranking up on the spring and summer concert season. The amphitheater in Virginia Beach, the region's largest concert venue, today announced a pair of big shows: the Beach Boys and Dave Matthews Band.
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:01 AM
The Beach Boys will perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion June 15 as part of their 50th anniversary tour.
The anniversary tour was confirmed late last year and the dates are now trickling out, with the band confirming all dates Wednesday on their...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 7:53 AM
It's a terrible name, I think we can all agree. The music of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., though, is much better than the name suggests. Today's free track, "Morning Thought," combines electronic buzz with sweet melody.
Joshua Epstein and Daniel Zott came...