| May 19, 2012
| 5:57 PM
There were still drunken 20-somethings. Still crowds making a ruckus. And people throwing up after one too many beers.
But this year — unlike at recent Preakness Stakes when infield crowds gained a reputation for debauchery and rowdy stunts like...
| May 19, 2012
| 7:13 PM
The largest crowd in Preakness Stakes history watched the thrilling victory of a horse that's now on a Triple Crown hunt, jammed to pop band Maroon 5 and basked under a Saturday sky whose only clouds were the wispy letters of an advertisement sprayed from...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:22 AM
While reporting for a preview of the summer concert season in Hampton Roads, I asked some questions to staff at the amphitheater in Virginia Beach, the region's largest concert venue.
Staff there referred my questions to the corporate office and...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:36 AM
When Sade's first concert in a decade was announced last fall, she was billed as the sole headliner. Interest was expected to be high because the British R&B singer hadn't toured in years.
But a couple of weeks after tickets had gone on sale for her show...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:00 AM
A couple of bands that played Virgin Mobile FreeFest are returning to the area on tour next year.
The Black Keys will perform at the Verizon Center March 9 as part of their tour to promote new album "El Camino." The band closed the festival in...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:02 AM
Maybe you haven't been in a dance club since Madonna was in the top 10. But if you need to quicken your heart rate — and your iPod's pulse — to keep up with a New Year's resolution, pick up a few new beats-per-minute from the fitness team at...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:00 AM
We've already looked back at the top 10 concerts of the year. And, later this week, we'll bring you the best singles and albums of the year.
For now, here's a look back at the 25 most reads posts on Midnight Sun in 2011. They include breaking news,...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 4:56 PM
The Bears’ Jay Cutler and fiancée Kristin Cavallari took in the Cubs-White Sox game at Wrigley Field Saturday. “Hot Tub Time Machine” star John Cusack and the Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald also attended the game.
| Aug 9, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Gavin DeGraw was hospitalized Sunday after being attacked in New York City. But his management does not yet know what will become of his touring schedule, which includes a stop in August at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
DeGraw was "attacked by a group of...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 3:30 PM
Which songs are you dying to hear — and which are played out? Z104.3’s Jackson Blue weighs in with his handy Heat Meter.
Gettin’ hot: “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.),” Katy Perry
This week it became Katy’s fifth No. 1...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:11 AM
Gavin DeGraw has cancelled eight more dates on his tour because of an assault he suffered in New York City this past Sunday.
But he will be able to open for Maroon 5 and Train when they play Merriweather Post Pavilion August 24, DeGraw's publicist just...