| Jan 13, 2015
| 6:00 PM
Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Metallica, Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran are among the acts who will top the first Rock in Rio USA festival.
Set for consecutive weekends in May at a newly constructed site on the Las Vegas Strip, Rock in Rio will split its...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:45 PM
At this year's Coachella, it's glow sticks down, lighters up.
In the festival's 2015 lineup announcement, the great beer-crushing classic rock act AC/DC, jazz-jamming curmudgeons Steely Dan and the sad-rap seducer Drake are among the headliners. It's...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week:
1. BOB DYLAN
At 73, after more than 52 years of recording, the bard of our times, Bob Dylan, seems to have caught yet another wave of popularity.
Two weeks ago, a complete, six-disc collection...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:40 PM
French indie singer-songwriter Soko isn't afraid of sharing her deepest and darkest thoughts. She writes about love, death, fears, childhood trauma and, in one song, the desire to kill a girl who's dating the narrator's platonic love.
"The music that...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:00 AM
On Feb. 10, 2013, Kimbra walked onto the Staples Center stage and accepted a Grammy Award from Prince, who added his own seal of approval before reading the Recording Academy's pick for record of the year.
"Oh, I love this song," he said of "Somebody...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Reports from Saturday, day two at Lollapalooza in Grant Park, from Greg Kot (GK), Bob Gendron (BG) and Kevin Williams (KW):
11:31 a.m.: Blood Orange's Dev Hynes posted several tweets after his Lollapalooza set Friday saying that he and his girlfriend...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:05 AM
In general the "American Idols Live" tour that stopped Saturday at Sands Bethlehem, offering the top contestants from the FOX-TV show's 13th season, was much like the show itself.
Totally underwhelming, occasionally boring and wayyy over.
Just as the...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Foster the People’s “Supermodel” mural in downtown Los Angeles, which had been scheduled to be painted over, has been given a full reprieve by Mayor Eric Garcetti and will remain, according to the band’s publicist.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Indie pop band Foster the People's "Supermodel" mural in downtown L.A. generated superbuzz last week when it was set to be whitewashed, according to the band, which cited conflicts with city officials over the mural's approval. The online fan petition...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Foster the People’s massive downtown Los Angeles mural, unveiled in January ahead of the release of the band’s latest album, “Supermodel,” will be coming down sooner than expected because of conflicts with city officials over its...
| 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,...