| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The first wave of more than 2,000 acts is expected to descend Tuesday on Austin, Texas, for the annual music-business blowout that is the South by Southwest Music Conference: six days (and very late nights) of performances, speeches, parties, panel...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 10:29 AM
"Where do babies come from?" is a complicated question, terrifying and inevitable for parents. They must simplify for the sake of their children's psyches, but that answer obscures the many layers of such a question, for there is much to consider in the...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 6:32 AM
As usual, in creating my annual top 10 albums of the year, I limited myself to albums of original, contemporary studio work. This year, that was harder to do than in previous years. Ruling out reissues meant I had to toss out pretty much the greatest rock...
| May 23, 2011
| 11:05 AM
SATURDAY 28-SUNDAY 29: BEST OF THE BEST
The crowning event of Miami’s Memorial Day weekend festivities, Best of the Best features some big names in R&B, hip-hop and reggae. Trey Songz is the biggest thing going on Saturday, with the...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Justin Tucker and David Akers may be members of a very small NFL fraternity, but they represent opposing ends of the spectrum.
Tucker, the undrafted rookie kicker for the Ravens, is a baby-faced 23-year-old who can do a mean impersonation of Christopher...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 2:43 AM
A couple of years ago, the Daily Press' own music buffs Sam McDonald and Mike Holtzclaw shared some favorite tunes for setting that very romantic mood on Valentine's Day. Here are the songs they chose - as well as a few clunkers to avoid:
| Apr 9, 2011
More than 100,000 people are expected to descend on Indio next weekend for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, and the fashion world will be watching. While Arcade Fire and Kings of Leon are jamming onstage, fashion and lifestyle companies...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Kings of Leon canceled the remainder of their summer tour Monday, including an Aug. 26 concert at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre inTinley Park, Ill.
A spokesman for promoter Live Nation said singer Caleb Followill is “suffering from vocal issues...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Kings of Leon have cancelled all dates of their 2011 tour because the lead singer, Caleb Followill, is suffering from "vocal issues and exhaustion."
The announcement was made Monday by tour promoter Live Nation.
The band had been scheduled to perform at...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 7:18 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Conan the Barbarian
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
Monday Night Football: Preseason: NY Jets @ Houston (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN)
Gloria: In Her Own Words (special; 9 p.m. Monday;...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Their daddy (in the case of one, his uncle) was a preacher man, they're known by their middle names, and their band is named after their father and grandfather (or uncle and great-uncle), both called Leon.
In 1999, the Followills -- brothers Anthony...