| Feb 13, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The Grammys cast aside their celebratory vibe Sunday to pay tribute to singer Whitney Houston, whose death over the weekend hung heavy over the 54th annual awards show.
Until Saturday, the pre-show drama had focused on Adele and how the six-time-...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Con seis premios Grammy, Adele igualó a Beyonce como la artista femenina más premiada en una misma noche.
Los honores del domingo a la cantante británica incluyeron álbum, grabación y canción del año. Beyonce impuso el récord hace dos años.
| Feb 13, 2012
The 54th Grammy Awards will be remembered as a story of two women with towering, timeless voices — Adele and Whitney Houston — one representing youthful triumph and boundless possibility, the other a reminder of fresh tragedy and a life...
| 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...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 11:09 AM
The free music revolution is spreading to Newport News. Starting Aug. 15, the Newport News Public Library will allow patrons to download three songs a week for free.
According to the press release below, the songs will be available as MP3 files from www....
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:57 PM
Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 11:05 AM
The summer-song season is winding down, so we asked staff: What has been your favorite song of the summer?
•••• Priscilla Ahn’s version of “Vibe So Hot.” Remember that first spark of summer love? It felt like this,...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 7:14 AM
There are starting to be a ton of Spotify playlists out there (I’m sure some of you have started your own). But sifting through all of them is a pain in the ass, so here you go.
(If you have an interesting playlist, share it with me.)...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:47 AM
The tradition of the radio-backed rock mini-festival survives. WROX-FM, 96.1, will present its Winter Meltdown show at the Ted Constant Center in Norfolk on Dec. 1. It will feature Foster the People, Bush, Cage the Elephant, Cake, Taking Back Sunday,...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:13 PM
Club Mesa, a popular Costa Mesa destination for punk shows in the 1980s and '90s, is long gone.
A decade ago The Memphis Group transformed the old club at 843 W. 19th St. into Detroit Bar. It hasn't stopped rocking Orange County.
On Saturday, Detroit...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Tuesday's as good a day as any to hunker down in front of the desktop and crank out some work. Here are some playlists to pass the time as you break down those figures for the boss.
Greil Marcus’ October Real-Life Rock Top Ten (from Believer...