| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:10 PM
It's hard to believe, but Taj Mahal has been around long enough to have a listing — squeezed between Mad River and Mamas and the Papas — in Lillian Roxon's seminal 1969 Rock Encyclopedia. Harder to believe that, every year, his name never...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 10:15 PM
The stated theme for this year's iHeartRadio Music Awards was "My Journey," which meant that the show featured, in addition to performances and acceptance speeches, artists describing formative moments in their careers.
There was Kelly Clarkson...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 5:06 AM
Singer Mary Lambert says her goal has always been to “impact as many people as possible,” though she believed it might be as a teacher, for which she got a college degree, or a politician.
Instead, while Lambert was working as a bartender in...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 7:33 PM
Singer Mary Lambert says her goal has always been to "impact as many people as possible," though she believed it might be as a teacher, for which she got a college degree, or a politician.
Instead, while Lambert was working as a bartender in Seattle and...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week.
1. LAURYN HILL
As a member of the 1990s hip-hop fusion group the Fugees, Lauryn Hill was a legitimate musical pioneer — the voice of songs that successfully merged rap beats with classic pop, soul,...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 1:23 PM
Broadway actors have the Tonys.
Movie stars have the Oscars.
TV celebrities have the Emmys.
And what do jazz musicians have? Not much.
Sure, of the mountains of Grammy Awards doled out each year to musicians of varying degrees of talent, some go...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 4:00 PM
Chris Brown has finally put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him, at least legally.
Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin ended Brown's felony probation on Friday, more than six years after the R&B singer brutally attacked his then-girlfriend hours...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 7:13 AM
Sarah McLachlan spends a lot of time on stage.
The Canadian singer-songwriter, who will perform at the Ferguson Center in Newport News on Tuesday night, plays for over two hours at each show. Sometimes she pushes it to three hours.
Because it doesn'...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 1:15 PM
Singer Aaron Neville will be honored with the University of Notre Dame's top award, the Laetare Medal, at the university's commencement in May.
Neville, a rhythm and blues artist who has four Grammy Awards, will receive the medal at the May 17 ceremony....
| Mar 12, 2015
| 6:05 PM
The lineup for the 2015 Hampton Jazz Festival was announced Monday. Tickets go on sale Saturday.
While the early festivals in the late 1960s and early '70s featured jazz legends such as Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, it has become...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 1:24 AM
A jury awarded Marvin Gaye's children nearly $7.4 million Tuesday after determining singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied their father's music to create "Blurred Lines," the biggest hit song of 2013.
Gaye's daughter Nona Gaye wept as the...