Bruce Springsteen, out touring with his recently reunited E Street Band, is in negotiations to play his first Las Vegas gig at the Thomas and Mack Center on the UNLV campus.
Trauma Records settled its lawsuit Monday against the band Bush -- and inked the group to a long-term recording deal.
With a well-chosen assortment of roughed-up, blues-based numbers to compliment the gritty tone of material from the new "Mule Variations," Tom Waits has created an archetype for the 21st century…
Adventurous, exasperating, illuminating and just plain off-the-wall: The 21-year saga of the Long Beach Opera has been all of these and more. This year's two offerings, produced last weekend…
It's no great revelation that a sense of rhythm is important to a jazz musician, yet it is also helpful for festival programmers to be able to sense the rhythm of the audience. Evidently, the…
In only five party-driven numbers, Ricky Martin proved what all the media fuss is about. Martin was faced with jump-starting an audience that had baked for up to nine hours at radio station KIIS'…
This year's Playboy Jazz Festival was dedicated to crooner Joe Williams, who died earlier this year, with several performers paying tribute (often with his signature blues, "Every Day") on Saturday…
Music industry vet Phil Costello has been tapped senior veep of promotion for Reprise Records. Costello will oversee the label's efforts to nab radio airplay for its artists. It's also the latest key…
Sales of pirated music CDs grew 20% worldwide in 1998, the result of rampant illegal manufacturing and a sophisticated smuggling network between Southeast Asia and Latin America.
They may not like the comparison, but the Moffatts, who made a big impression on their curious young fans at the Roxy, are Canada's answer to Hanson, a cute and cuddly group of smiling high…
Universal Music Group is on the verge of inking singer Enrique Iglesias to a multi-album recording pact worth nearly $40 million, barring any last minute complications.