| 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 5, 2015
| 12:29 PM
For those of us who know what a gramophone actually is – the original "talking machine" invented in the late 1800's — the Grammy Award logo represents a visual throwback to classic quality in the production of recorded music, and a nod to...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 8:08 PM
Hozier admits he's had to work to get used to playing in front of the increasingly large audiences at his shows after the huge success of his hit single, "Take Me To Church."
"It certainly was a very steep learning curve," he says. "I was very much in...
| 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 5, 2015
| 8:30 AM
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett don’t let a 60-year age gap get in the way of good music. Ever since appearing at the Grammy Awards in February to perform “Cheek To Cheek,” the 1935 Irving Berlin song made famous by Fred Astaire and Ginger...
| 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 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'...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:55 PM
Doc Rivers said he regretted not pulling his starters at halftime with his team on the way to a nationally televised drubbing against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Perhaps the Clippers coach was being too kind. He might as well have yanked them midway...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 3:55 PM
Toni Braxton & Babyface’s joint album “Love, Marriage & Divorce” took the prize for R&B album at the 57th Grammy Awards on Sunday.
Fans had long awaited the reunion between Braxton and the prolific producer who was responsible for many...