New York's new jazz mecca opened its three halls with an uncommon smoothness, showcasing a great deal of the variety Jazz at Lincoln Center has served up in its past and will continue to in its…
The concept of finding beauty in the ugliest parts of life isn't exactly a new one, but few rock artists have mined it as stunningly as John Cale, who's spent the better part of four decades picking…
At the sold-out Roxy on Saturday, Breaking Benjamin's dreary dark themes and chugging, near-metal riffs forecast a band likely to get lost in the glut of similar-sounding heavy acts (Tool, Chevelle…
Rokia Traore's career belies the notion that you can't go home again. The 30-year-old singer was born in Mali but spent most of her formative years in Europe with her diplomatically connected family…
After three years of negotiations that almost led them to court, songwriters' org ASCAP has reached a nine-year deal with the radio biz worth a record $1.7 billion in royalties.
Growing up with Frank Sinatra as your dad had to provide a front-row seat to showbiz longevity. And Nancy Sinatra was taking notes; her appearance at the Knitting Factory showed her to be the rare…
Spivak Sobol Entertainment, manager of music acts such as Vanessa Carlton and the Distillers, has merged with the Firm. Principals Arthur Spivak and Stu Sobol, as well as their managers and clients…
The ad industry and the American Federation of Musicians have reached a tentative agreement for a three-year contract covering $100 million in wages.
Some things just don't translate well. Although Brazilian singer Caetano Veloso spent most of his Wednesday concert at UCLA's Royce Hall speaking (and singing) in Portuguese, he declined to translate…
Following the takeover of German music TV group Viva by MTV's parent Viacom, Viva and MTV have reshuffled the programming of their two respective channels for next year.
Starbucks is turning its fledgling music program into a grande, beginning a nationwide rollout of its Hear Music media bar that allows customers to listen to songs on computers and burn custom CDs.