Following performances that expanded the reach of the Portuguese fado and showcased the vitality of South African township jive, Lauryn Hill tried on a transition from hip-hopper to folk singer that…
As much fun as the psychedelia revival night at the Knitting Factory was, it could not help being a little sad. It was rock music as museum piece; instead of the hall of fame. When Davie Allan and…
The B-52's might be on tour to celebrate their 25th anniversary (and the Rhino anthology "Nude on the Moon"), but when they took the stage at the House of Blues -- looking not all that different from…
Phish fans may be lured into believing these solo projects from the various members of the on-hiatus group would offer little new music to truly get excited about. Keyboard player Page McConnell and…
The Hollywood Bowl staged "A Celtic Celebration" by taking in not only the Irish, but also the Scots, the Galicians and some stray American, German and English composers. But with the Chieftains as…
Say what you will about the musical value of "smooth jazz," Dave Koz can teach his colleagues in any genre a lot in terms of the sheer ability to put on a show.
Miramax Home Entertainment will release the Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" Sept. 24 in a two-disc DVD set that includes six hours of bonus features.
Former Island Def Jam Music Group chairman Jim Caparro confirmed that he will take the reins at WEA -- Warner Music Group's massive distribution arm -- as chairman and chief exec.
Gotham-based TVT Records cut a licensing deal Monday with U.K. major Universal-Island Records, clearing the way for European releases of TVT acts and back catalog.
Universal Music Group has picked tech-sector veteran David Benjamin to fill a newly created executive post overseeing the music major's companywide efforts to enforce its copyrights on the streets…
Disney is paving the musical route less taken this summer: Releasing an animated film with a soundtrack of licensed songs, and following it with a live-action feature that boasts all originals on the…