| 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...
| Feb 6, 2014
If you're still suffering from holidays hangover, brace yourself: Universal Studios' Mardi Gras is back, and it's bigger.
This year's celebration, starting Saturday, runs on 20 select nights spread over four months — from before Valentine's Day...
| 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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:41 AM
When the weather out there starts to turn, revealing cool, low-humidity hints of those rare days to come, well, it seems like anything is possible. Like dressing up like ABBA and eating a whole plate of zeppoles by yourself!
Business is so...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:25 AM
The inaugural Tortuga Music Festival, which drew more than 25,000 fans to Fort Lauderdale beach last spring for two days of concerts highlighted by Grammy-winning headliner Kenny Chesney, was so uniformly well received that its return seemed inevitable....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The terrific documentary "Muscle Shoals" warmly spotlights America's legendary music recording locale, the Tennessee River town of Muscle Shoals, Ala. Director Greg "Freddy" Camalier skillfully, unhurriedly unfurls a wealth of classic music-biz tales as...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The Top 11 on "American Idol" tackled songs from the cinema on Wednesday night, and in keeping with the theme, many of the singers seemed to come into artistic focus for the first time.
As each stepped forward to sing a song either written for or...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Eric Church is one of the few country artists to play Lollapalooza. The singer-songwriter appeals to fans on both sides of the fence.
"I love situations like that," Church says, talking about his appearance last summer at the music festival in Grant...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Justin Bieber’s crowd was loud. One Direction’s too. And though they seem like somebody’s uncles now, the Jonas Brothers once inspired the kind of shrieks that could knock down a lesser heartthrob.
But in my life as a concertgoer, I...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Got discerning taste? Interested in digging in the digital crates for the best music available in the cloud? Then you've no doubt been targeted by Beats Music in the past few months.
The much-hyped streaming service is the latest entry in an...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Friday's print column expands on an idea we kicked around here earlier this week. The most difficult question being asked of the four Republican candidates for governor — with the possible exception of "How would you restore solvency to the......