| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:01 AM
It's not your imagination: South Florida's music calendar really is exhibiting a more-pronounced country twang, with top acts playing the big amphitheaters and new singers staring their careers at strip-mall bars.
The Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Paul McCartney doesn't need publicity, but when he wants to, he sure can make a dent. On Monday, he and his band appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and shut down a stretch of Hollywood Boulevard when they performed for a lucky few thousand at the late-...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The family that plays together stays together. In the case of The Band Perry, that family also records massive crossover hits.
The country-pop trio consists of the three Perry siblings: Kimberly (lead vocals), Reid (bass) and Neil (mandolin and...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Spanish actress Sara Montiel is dead at 85, Don Draper is having a depressing time of things, and a nice German man has invented a faster way to apply contraception. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, April 8, 2013.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 10:20 AM
You never get into an argument with a Latin woman!
In the final night of the battle rounds, the coaches watched the final performances, made their final steals, and completed their teams. In just one hour, the competition heats up with the judges...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:15 PM
INDIO -- It didn't take long Friday for Stagecoach -- the three-day country-music jamboree set to run through Sunday night at the Empire Polo Club -- to differentiate itself from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which took over the same sun-...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 9:51 AM
INDIO — "Thank you, Coachella!" shouted Charles Kelley from the main stage Saturday night at Stagecoach — and, sure, he might've been referring to the desert valley in which the Empire Polo Club is located. More likely, though, was that Lady...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"A country music fan is the most loyal creature on Earth if you're honest with them," singer George Jones once said, and in death he's paying some of that loyalty back. His funeral service at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville on Thursday will be...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"I don't think I've ever seen so many hats in an audience before," said Norah Jones to a crowd taking in her performance Friday night at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio.
The sight of tens of thousands of cowboy hats may have given the...
| May 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Lady Antebellum has ridden to massive crossover success singing about the highs and lows of love. The three members of the country-pop trio can add a new dimension to their take on relationships. They're all married folk now, and that creates a new...
| May 7, 2013
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Generally, people hesitate to make big, emotional statements because doing so is risky: Strike the right note and those feelings resonate with everyone, but do it wrong and you might end up looking stupid for caring so much. Lady...