The unusual music documentary "Don't Quit Your Daydream" makes its Los Angeles theatrical debut Wednesday night at the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theater. Variety gave the pic a pretty…
All-star concert on Tuesday to benefit victims of recent flooding in Nashville and other parts of Tennessee.
SoundCheck is in the midst of "Hi-De-Ho," English writer Alyn Shipton's biography of Cab Calloway, coming from Oxford University Press in October. The book — the first full-length bio of the High…
The Fab Four made the news this week, as a member of the pre-Beatles band the Quarry Men died and lyrics to "A Day in the Life" fetched a huge auction price. Most Beatlemaniacs know the names of…
If you're in L.A. and looking for something to do on Saturday night, SoundCheck recommends a trip to the Redwood Bar & Grill downtown, where country legend Billy Joe Shaver makes a return…
Feargal Sharkey is today known as the head of the British music trade group UK Music, but three decades ago he was the lead singer in the feisty Irish punk-pop band the Undertones. If you missed…
Four decades after his death, Jimi Hendrix is still the object of fascination. SoundCheck just received galleys for yet another new book about the flamboyant guitarist: Steven Roby and Brad…
will.i.am? Well, he has sold a lot of records. Or maybe he's got a solo album coming out. Whatever. The Black Eyed Peas member will get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011. The Hollywood…
Garry Shider, longtime guitarist of George Clinton's Parliament-Funkadelic crew, died June 16 of complications from cancer. He was 56.