Much-hyped new Irish indie rock trio JJ72, whose dramatic and impassioned music is as mysterious as its name, made a convincing SoCal debut at the packed Troubadour on Wednesday. The group, which hit…
To aficionados of the blues, the juke joints of Mississippi's hill country are the decidedly secular equivalent of Mecca. The region's sound has never been as readily assimilated or imitated as that…
Joining the Weenie Roasts, Christmas Balls and other radio-sponsored events, public radio's KRCW weighs in with its first benefit concert, "A Sounds Eclectic Evening," programmed by Nic Harcourt…
Songwriter Jimmy Webb has returned to Feinstein's at the Regency for a two-weeker with actor/songwriter Paul Williams and Broadway diva Liz Callaway. Webb's boldly supportive piano provides most of…
You would expect the Kodak Theater to open with an explosion of stars and a swanky gala concert. Yet the hall's first event turned out to be surprisingly modest in scope -- the debut of Russell…
American band Limp Bizkit grabbed the most awards Thursday at the MTV Europe Music Awards, taking best group, album and -- underscoring the importance MTV places on interactivity -- a new award for…
Servicemen and -women around the world will be able to see HBO's live Britney Spears concert from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas Nov. 18 as it happens.
If Britney Spears did not exist, the music industry would have to invent her -- and God knows, it's been trying to do just that for decades. And while her Highlights-via-Hefner blend of pubescent…
Queensryche is one of the few remaining major metal groups formed in the 1980s that's still treading the boards. But that doesn't necessarily mean time has been particularly kind to the band.
Faculty of the Los Angeles-based Musicians Institute have ratified their first labor contract, a year after forming a collective bargaining unit.
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