The singular British violinist and self-styled punk kid, age 42, who goes by the single name of Kennedy ambled onto the Royce Hall stage half an hour late and engaged in some clumsy chit-chat. He…
When the Radio City Rockettes kick off their Christmas show Dec. 9 at the Universal Amphitheatre, not everyone will be responding with rapture.
Despite Geffen Records' showing signs of rejuvenation on the album sales charts, label chairman/CEO Eddie Rosenblatt has opted to resign.
Almost any band that has managed to stay together in some form for 20 years is going to develop a hefty quantity of mutual musical empathy. That is the big payoff for Yellowjackets -- they showed all…
This first of three soldout Palace shows by platinum-selling Orange County punk-metal-pop outfit the Offspring -- coming as it did on the day of the release of the band's new "Americana" (Columbia)…
As if to underscore his near-half-century as one of the world's most dramatically vibrant vocal artists, the opening number of Charles Aznavour's concert features a stage-filling enlarged photo of…
Six Hollywood film composers and nine Broadway songwriters will be honored with stamps next year.
The clear winner on the music industry's so-called "Super Tuesday" was Garth Brooks, whose "Double Live" disc topped 500,000 units in first-day sales -- the industry's best one-day tally.
Alanis Morissette's "Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie" was the bestselling album in the nation for the second consecutive week, with more than 268,000 copies going home with consumers, according to…
While Brazilian music has enjoyed a stateside renaissance in recent years, most of the attention has fallen on established acts, with few newer performers gaining renown. Virginia Rodrigues, a…
Funk is probably one of the most malleable forms of popular music, its ample and sinewy bottom capable of supporting the most offbeat melodic structures. Gotham stalwarts Brooklyn Funk Essentials…