Julie Sheppard, after a 10-year absence from performing, has dusted off her arresting Judy Garland impression, resurfacing with her thoroughly engaging one-woman show in this perfectly suited…
If Saturday's edition of the Playboy Jazz Festival bore any resemblance to a barometer of the state of jazz's artistic health, one would think seriously about calling the paramedics for a blood…
New York's attorney general has found a secret weapon in the fight against crime in the music industry: Hootie and the Blowfish.
After months of planning, DreamWorks Records has bowed a Nashville outpost and tapped veteran producer and former Giant Records prexy James Stroud as its chief.
Former Universal Records prexy Daniel Glass has returned to the record label wars with the bow of GlassNote Records. The indie label's first deal is with Mercury Records for sales, promotion and…
A Bulgarian court Wednesday acquitted a defendant in the country's first case involving alleged piracy of compact discs, in which Bulgaria ranks second only to China.
Capitol-EMI has found a yellow brick road paved with gold. A flood of media reports has portrayed Pink Floyd's 1973 classic "Dark Side of the Moon" as an ersatz score for the 1939 film "The Wizard of…
With more than 612,000 copies of its latest album ringing retail registers last week, rappers Wu-Tang Clan topped the album sales chart and scored the second biggest debut of 1997.
Michael Cohl, promoter of U2's PopMart Tour, has received a much needed financial shot in the arm from Claridge Investments, an investment management firm with a portfolio comprising sports…
Steve Winwood (Roxy; 395 capacity; $ 30) Presented by Avalon/KLOS. Band: Winwood, Tim Cansfield, Scott First, Walfredo Reyes, Mike McEvoy, Randall Bramblett, Martin Verdonk, Kevin Robinson, Valerie…
Oz kiddie rockers the Wiggles are bringing their brand of children's pop 'n' roll to the multiplex.