| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:43 PM
When a 16-year-old high school student named Joe B. Mauldin told his mother that he was planning to join a rock 'n' roll band, she suddenly saw his future dive out the window and shatter on the streets of Lubbock, Texas.
"She told Joe B. that she...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 7:17 AM
Former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash, whom Rolling Stone magazine ranks among the greatest of all time and whose licks helped take his band to the top in the late 1980s and early '90s, will perform at Stroudsburg’s Sherman Theater, the venue just...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 7:45 AM
Rock 'n' roll giants David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash will take to the sea for a series of concerts aboard the Queen Mary 2. Crosby, Stills & Nash will be on deck during a New York to London crossing in September.
"This will be a unique...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:15 AM
Bruce Hornsby has already made his plans for the Fourth of July. He'll be at Soldier Field in Chicago for three shows by the four surviving members of the Grateful Dead, celebrating the half-century legacy of that most iconic of jam bands.
| Jan 23, 2015
| 10:23 AM
It was a definitive passing of an era, or two or three or four: L.A. music impresario Kim Fowley was laid to rest Thursday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
More than a hundred mourners -- representing multiple generations of rockers, movers and shakers --...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:58 AM
Reginald Torian Sr., who has had a very good career and fine life singing songs on stages across the world, could be found last Wednesday sitting inside the beautiful and new nightclub and restaurant called The Promontory in Hyde Park.
He was, as usual,...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars has purchased a tricked-out, two-acre estate in Studio City for $6.5 million.
Set in a gated foothill community in the Fryman Canyon area, the Mediterranean-style house was built in 2000 and takes in canyon, city and...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 6:47 AM
A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member whose career has stretched more than 50 years and brought him six Grammy Awards will be a headliner at ArtsQuest’s fifth annual Riverjazz festival in May, officials confirmed.
Dr. John, best known for his Top 20...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:01 AM
Music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Dave Mason, co-founder of the rock band Traffic, performs two area shows this weekend.
Dave Mason's Traffic Jam will be in Joliet performing an 8 p.m. show Feb. 6 at the Rialto Square Theatre and a 7:30...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:22 PM
Ask Marky Ramone, drummer for punk rock's founding fathers The Ramones for 15 years and the last surviving member of its classic lineup, to reveal the biggest surprise in his new autobiography, and he laughingly says, "That we weren't real brothers."...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:40 AM
After languishing for decades on old jukeboxes, wedding-DJ playlists and your mom's favorite radio stations, the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons — think "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Rag Doll," "December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night),"...