As the self-proclaimed "greatest entertainer dead or alive," Buster Poindexter knows a thing or two about timing. To prove it, he's decided to surrender his nouveau lounge kingdom to the copyists who…
Paul McCartney's wife Linda has died of cancer at the age of 55, a spokesman for the former Beatle said Sunday.
Michael Greene, CEO of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, has been cleared of any wrongdoing in his oversight of the trade group's charitable efforts and has been given a unanimous…
A conservative California lawmaker is urging the state to unload its estimated $2 billion investment in the entertainment industry because it produces music that he says glamorizes violence, drug…
The world of Alfred Brendel has its hazards. Afflicted with an arthritic condition, the Viennese-born pianist insists on performing in an airless concert hall: air conditioning off, audience doors…
Damaged by the 1994 Northridge earthquake and out of service for repair and retrofitting since then, Royce Hall UCLA's handsome landmark auditorium, with probably the best acoustics west of Carnegie…
The long-expected departure of Jim Fifield, the No. 2 exec at EMI, came to pass Friday with the U.K.-based conglom announcing the resignation of the 10-year company vet.
Canadian film and TV producer Alliance Communications Corp. is increasing its presence in the music-publishing sector via the creation of the Alliance Music Royalty Fund, a new division that will…
Sarah McLachlan will be joined by Natalie Merchant, Sheryl Crow, Erykah Badu, Indigo Girls and Shawn Colvin on the mainstage when the Lilith Fair tour stops at the Rose Bowl June 27.
Wendy O. Williams, a Grammy-nominated singer whose stage theatrics as lead singer of the 1980s punk rock band the Plasmatics included blowing up equipment and chain-sawing guitars, committed suicide…