| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:48 AM
This year's American Music Festival, happening Labor Day weekend in Virginia Beach, will a feature a host of big bands including Daughtry, Barnenaked Ladies, Smash Mouth and Robert Randolph and the Family Band.
Festival performances take place on or...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 12:50 PM
As regulars perused handmade jewelry, discounted bedsheets, slightly-worn stuffed animals and other knick-knacks, dozens of Baltimore County police officers swarmed into a bustling Dundalk flea market Saturday morning to bust vendors allegedly selling...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Baltimore County police seized $1.5 million worth of counterfeit merchandise after a raid at a Dundalk flea market last month, the department announced Wednesday.
Charges are pending against 19 people who rent space in the market, not the flea market...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:45 AM
How best to celebrate the 35th anniversary of a beloved live album? By re-creating it onstage, of course.
That's the approach being taken by Cheap Trick, which announced Thursday that it plans to play "Cheap Trick at Budokan," the power-pop veterans'...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:43 AM
CD players are going the way of the ashtray, roll-down windows and whitewall tires. Chevrolet is the latest to join the ranks of automakers like Ford who have ditched physical media players in favor of music streamed through onboard systems and...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Just as Tina Turner always boasted that she never does anything nice and easy, Garth Brooks never does anything small. So in capping his residency in Las Vegas, the biggest-selling country performer of all time has assembled a new eight-disc box set...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has hired Washington attorney Steven Fabrizio as its senior executive vice president and global general counsel.
Fabrizio is considered one of the nation's leading copyright and content protection lawyers and has long...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Sales are no longer the only path to gold and platinum in the music business. The Recording Industry Assn. of America, the music business trade association that certifies and issues the storied gold and platinum awards, will now hand out precious metal...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Stevie Wonder has something extra special in the bag of goodies he’ll be toting to his 18th House Full of Toys holiday benefit concert in Los Angeles: He’s going to perform the entire “Songs in the Key of Life” album at the Dec. 21...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Here are two nuggets of concert news. First, bluegrass star Rhonda Vincent will perform in Virginia Beach June 28. Secondly, tickets to see hard-rock acts Shinedown and Papa Roach in Virginia Beach Aug. 31 go on sale June 7.
Here are news releases about...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Better late than never.
Artists such as Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Eminem got a big boost in the eyes of the Recording Industry Assn. of America in May as the music business tracker began to count streams of songs online.
The industry group said...