| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The final verse of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 1974 hit single “Sweet Home Alabama” — “Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers / and they've been known to pick a song or two” — probably confused generations of pre-Wikipedia radio...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 1:01 PM
I used to torment my parents on Christmas morning by waking up in the middle of the night and asking them if it was time to get up. They would send me and my sister back to bed, but we were so excited we'd return every 15 minutes until they finally gave...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:40 PM
A Chicago police officer has been disciplined after he admitted playing a song some consider racially offensive during a protest against police violence last weekend, the department announced in a statement Thursday.
The action was taken after a video...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Key West: The Key West Film Festival takes place on Nov. 12-16, featuring films chosen for their excellence in storytelling and how they capture Key West's core values of creativity, diversity, sustainability and beauty. Films are screened at various...
| Jul 1, 2014
For the Fourth of July, Live Nation wants to give you independence from high ticket prices. In celebration of Independence Day, the concert booking, promoting and venue agency is offering $20 tickets to nearly 20 concerts at four Philadelphia-area...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:34 PM
If Mark McLaughlin needs a reminder of his time in the television production industry, he only needs to look a few feet to the entertainment-themed signs that decorate the walls of his new Laguna Beach store.
McLaughlin made the jump from film to...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:18 AM
When it comes to capturing that particular South Florida brand of “culture” –– a paella of high art and low, music and film, fashion and skin, food and drinks, all unlimited by ethnicity, age and geography (unless traffic is really...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:30 AM
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Country music's recent transformation from a form that spoke to a cross-generational audience about life's broader themes into a party-minded soundtrack for young adults was starkly apparent over...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:57 PM
That Dustin Lynch played a Justin Timberlake song Sunday at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival hardly seemed a big deal.
A proud native of Memphis, Tenn., Timberlake is almost certain to make his own country album one day, and he's already...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:36 PM
As a blood moon casts its red hue over Sunset Boulevard, a lo-fi guitar haze rips the night air and five long-haired, moustached men in trim jackets and denim pound their leather boots. They lure bouncy babes to the psychedelic sway of their kaleidoscopic...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Set times for the 2014 Stagecoach Country Music Festival have been released by promoter Goldenvoice, which means festival-goers can now start figuring out whether to bypass newcomer Easton Corbin on Friday afternoon to catch Lynyrd Skynyrd playing at...