Though the Hollywood Bowl was a frequent stomping ground for George Gershwin, the venerable amphitheater is celebrating his 100th birthday fairly modestly. Yet this flagship concert of the Gershwin…
In a surprising turn, Universal Studios chief financial officer Bruce Hack is expected to be tapped vice chairman of Universal Music Group, which, after its acquisition of Polygram closes, will be…
Gustav Mahler's Second Symphony dates from 1894, composed some 30 years before the building of the Hollywood Bowl, half a planet away. Yet the two artworks --- the vastly proportioned symphony that…
While many label chiefs are in search of the next big musical thing to raise their label's profile, Mark Fine, chief of Hammer & Lace Records, is making his statement by creating and releasing albums…
The soundtrack to "Armageddon" was the bestselling album in the nation, with more than 184,000 copies going home with consumers, according to sales data released Wednesday.
When Jimmy Buffett's new memoir, "A Pirate Looks at Fifty," hit No. 1 on the New York Times hardcover bestseller list last week, it catapulted the musician to a very distinguished literary position.
And now for something completely different. In marked contrast to the over-the-top production of the Smashing Pumpkins' most recent U.S. tour, the acclaimed Chicago band gave a stripped-down, and…
There were so many vocal gymnastics during Michael Bolton's and Wynonna's performances last week at the Greek Theater that one half-expected to see judges holding up scorecards.
The musicians assemble onstage at the Hollywood Bowl. There is a hush, and a wraithlike, dignified figure appears among them, his rabbit teeth and rabbit ears camouflaged under his formal…
Composers Dave Grusin and Stewart Copeland will be honored at the 2nd Annual Hollywood Film Festival on Aug. 10 for their years of award-winning work scoring films.