The 25th Sydney Festival wrapped Jan. 26, after three weeks, with organizers claiming to have met B.O. targets and achieved "a substantial six-figure surplus."
Over the course of their 15 years together, They Might Be Giants' members have used just about every communication device extant to bring their music to the public. And while they've progressed from…
EMI has agreed to a strategic alliance with U.K. Webcaster Virtuebroadcasting.com.
Professor Kenny Burrell, head of the Jazz Studies department at UCLA and also one of the most esteemed guitarists of the last half-century, is giving what amounts to a series of master classes in…
British singer-songwriter Elvis Costello has inked a multiyear deal with BMG Music Publishing to manage all his future writing efforts, the company announced Tuesday.
At a time when political figures such as John Ashcroft, Gale Norton and even President George W. Bush describe the Confederacy in nostalgic terms, 16 Horsepower provides a much-needed antidote. In…
Napster fans better hurry up and download all the free songs they want. Company will reportedly bow a paid subscription service this summer, although execs with the file-swapping company and…
The National Assn. of Broadcasters has asked a federal court to overturn a new U.S. copyright rule requiring broadcasters to pay additional royalties for music streamed over the Internet.
Bertelsmann and EMI are still discussing marriage, but the big day -- if it comes -- may still be weeks away.
The third Rock in Rio mega-concert attracted 1.2 million fans over seven days. The Red Hot Chili Peppers closed the fest on Jan. 21, playing to the event's single largest crowd of 250,000. America…
Wyclef Jean has been categorized many ways, but none more apt than the self-description he let slip midway through a tour de force in which he paid tribute to Duke Ellington, conducted his own…