Launching her first full-scale tour in more than a decade with this sold-out perf, Dolly Parton brought a good bit of that East Tennessee atmosphere with her. The audience breathed it in hungrily…
Record buyers flocked to "Nellyville" again this week, keeping St. Louis rap phenom Nelly atop the album charts for a second straight sesh.
Andy Schuon has ankled his post as president and chief executive officer of Pressplay to take a high-level position at Infinity Radio, under recently installed topper John Sykes, dealing a setback to…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
With a reunited E Street Band behind him, Bruce Springsteen will play 46 shows in 46 cities between August and mid-December.
Shelly Sumpter has been promoted to vice president of talent for Nickelodeon and Nick Records.
Once ubiquitous in the territory where jazz traditionalists and questing rockers would meet to tap their feet, the husband-and-wife team of Airto Moriera and Flora Purim hasn't been heard from all…
A seasoned congressional aide has ankled his Capitol Hill gig to join the lobbying shop at the Recording Industry Assn. of America. David Sutphen will serve as a veep and legislative counsel at the…
In a field where vocal strain is the norm, Karrin Allyson's effortlessness is remarkable. With subtle colorations, Allyson ever so gently wrapped herself around a songbook of jazz standards, blues…
The success of "Cannonball" must have weighed heavily on the Breeders. In the eight years since that song propelled them to multiplatinum stardom, leader Kim Deal has engaged in the usual evasions of…
Although the songs Gary Wilson performed at the Knitting Factory were at least 25 years old, one would be hard pressed to call his 45-minute set an exercise in nostalgia. If it was tough to figure…