| Mar 18, 2015
| 6:11 PM
L.A. artist Kent Twitchell labored over his mural "Ed Ruscha Monument," a six-story-high ode to the contemporary artist, for years — from 1978 to 1987. It presided over Hill Street near Olympic Boulevard in downtown L.A. for almost two decades until...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 4:30 AM
In a hard hat and bright yellow safety vest, artist Willie Herron III crouches atop rickety scaffolding on the shoulder of the 101 Freeway in downtown L.A. With the precision and intensity of a sniper, he aims a metal hose at a concrete wall and shoots...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 11:57 AM
Big Sean, Smallpools and Gaslamp Killer are among the latest additions to the first Rock in Rio USA festival, organizers announced on Wednesday.
Sean, who just scored his first No. 1 album with his well-received effort “Dark Sky Paradise," becomes...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 5:34 PM
Organizers of the Delaware's Firefly Music Festival say former Beatle Paul McCartney will headline this year's event.
Wednesday's announcement comes a week after festival organizers announced a partial lineup led by the Kings of Leon and The Killers....
| Feb 25, 2015
| 9:50 AM
When the Firefly Music Festival released its 2015 lineup earlier this month, the first name was mysteriously blurred out, likely in an attempt to drum up some needed intrigue. Today the final headliner's name was released: Paul McCartney.
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:00 AM
One of the first things Steve Barnett did when he took the helm at Capitol Records in 2012 was to pull down all the framed and platinum records that had long adorned the lobby of the landmark Capitol Tower offices in Hollywood. The cheap cardboard...
| 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...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour is bypassing Australia -- for now. Management for the hip-hop star revealed Tuesday that West's work on a new album will prevent him from performing in May in Australia as originally planned.
That's the bad news. The good news...