| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:53 PM
J.J. Cale, a laconic, Oklahoma-born musician who shunned the spotlight but gained fame by penning such hits as "After Midnight" and "Cocaine," has died. He was 74.
His death from a heart attack Friday at a La Jolla hospital was disclosed on his...
| 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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Even if you're old enough to have experienced the '60s (and lucky enough to still have the brain cells to remember them), it's likely that the name “Muscle Shoals” doesn't evoke much. If you religiously read Rolling Stone in those days, it may...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
JJ Cale, the musician who wrote "Cocaine" and "After Midnight" for Eric Clapton and songs for numerous other artists, died Friday of a heart attack in La Jolla, Calif. He was 74.
His agent confirmed the news to CNN.
Among the other artists who performed...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 10:40 AM
J.J. Cale, the songwriter behind Eric Clapton classics such as “Cocaine” and “After Midnight,” died Friday at the age of 74.
The singer-songwriter's official website confirmed Cale passed away at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:21 AM
The Atlanta Rhythm Section comes to the Mardi Gras Casino grandstand at 8 p.m. Tuesday, with fireworks following.
†Tickets are $10 for general admission, $20 for premium seating and $60 for VIP in advance. It's $10 more on the day of the concert. †All...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The two women of Deap Vally are really bummed out by the idea of a walk of shame. You know, the ritualistic morning skulk back home after hooking up with someone you probably won't call again.
They're not torn up about the hookup part, though. It's...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:40 AM
In the ’70s, the Allman Brothers got branded with the Southern Rock iron — the arguably unfortunate subgenre of music they created — by a callous music industry indifferent to subtlety, even if their own music sounded nothing like the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
With this week's release of "The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2," a companion album to March's blockbuster "The 20/20 Experience," Justin Timberlake has now produced 144 minutes of new music within the calendar year. This sort of productivity is not...
| Oct 3, 2013
***1/2 (out of four)
Go see “Muscle Shoals”—seriously, don’t miss it—and watch the way the seats bob up and down. That’s viewers unable to resist tapping their feet. Don’t be surprised if some get up and dance....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Just when you thought Justin Timberlake and Jay Z had locked up the worst tour name of 2013 with their Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour, along comes Soulbird Presents: A SongVersation with India.Arie. At least with this concert, you'll get a singer...